Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p391


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day, and again in 1646 was made not only recorder for the Prov. of
Maine, as Geneal. Reg. V. 182, has it, under Sir Ferdinando Gorges,
but Recorder for Dover, by power of our Col. See Col. Rec. II. 153.
He was drown. at Kennebunk in Sept. of that yr.; not, as Farmer and
most others report, 1647. See Winthrop II. 278. His d. Prudence m.
1661, Richard Scammon. WILLIAM, Dover 1664-83, but at Boston
1672, a gunsmith, may have been the br. of Alexander, or, as Farmer
conject. s. of the preced. Oft. in old rec. the name is Walden.

    WALES, JAMES, Lynn, d. Nov. 1682, was perhaps only trans.
resid. for his inv. tak. 10 Jan. foll. by the constable, was only £2.
4s. JOHN, Dorchester, s. of Nathaniel, b. in Eng. prob. as he was
bailiff 1653, by w. Elizabeth had Content, b. 14 May 1659; Elizabeth 1 July
1662; Elkanah, 16 June 1665, d. at 24 yrs.; and John, the freem.
1677, wh. d. 16 June 1683, aged 29, so was prob. the first b.; was
freem. 1677, same yr. with his s. of the same name. Content m. John
. Content and Elkanah were bapt. 29 July 1677. NATHANIEL.
Dorchester, a shipwirght, one of the passeng. with Rev. Richard
Mather, in the James of Bristol. 1635, of whose voyage the interest.
details are giv. in Mather's Journal, publ. in Young's Chron. was freem.
2 Nov. 1637, had w. Isabel, wh. outliv. him but two wks. and ch. Timothy,
John, and Nathaniel; yet if these were all, or whether any were b.
here, is unkn.
[1] One acco. calls his w. Susan, with wh. he rem. to Boston
a. 1654, and he d. at Boston, 4 Dec. 1661, hav. made his will 20 June
bef. NATHANIEL, Dorchester, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. d. at Boston,
20 May aft. his f. leav. four young ch. Nathaniel, Samuel, Mary,
and Jonathan, k. in Philips' war. NATHANIEL, Braintree, s. of the
by w. Joanna, youngest d. of Thomas Faxon the sec. of the
same, had Elizabeth b. 10 Feb. 1676, if Vinton or Thayer is right in mak.
the mo. less than fourteen and a half yrs. old; Joanna, 18 Apr. 1679, d.
in few days; Sarah, 11 Mar. 1680; Nathaniel, 29 Dec. 1681; Joanna,
again, 19 Dec. 1683; Elkanah, 1 Dec. 1685; Deborah, 16 Oct. 1687;
Thomas, 6 Oct. 1689, d. soon; Mary, 1 Apr. 1691; Samuel, 23 June
1693; Thomas, again, 19 Apr. 1695; Joseph, 29 Apr. 1697; John, 25
May 1699, H. C. 1728; Rachel, 15 Oct. 1701; Atherton, 8 Mar. 1704,
H. C. 1726, being 15 ch. in all; was made Rul. Elder, 27 Feb. 1701.
His w. d. 11 May 1704, and he d. 23 Mar. 1718. Of this br. descend.
have been num. SAMUEL, Dorchester, s. of the sec. Nathaniel, freem.
1690. His wid. Hannah, d. 1 June 1731, aged 68. TIMOTHY, Dorchester,
s. of Nathaniel the first, prob. b. in Eng. had Eleazer, b. 25 Dec.
1657; and others. He may have been f. of that TIMOTHY of Hadley,
wh. sw. alleg. 8 Feb. 1679. By Farmer, Ms. we kn. that in 1834, six
of this name had been gr. at Yale, four at Harv. and two at other
N. E. coll.

    WALLFORD, JEREMIAH, Portsmouth 1631, s. of Thomas, d. 21 Apr.