Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p446


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rem. from Braintree, by Dr. Holmes in 1 Mass. Hist. Coll. VII. 10, certain,
went in the great migrat. with Gov. Haynes, and other friends of
Hooker, and sat down at Hartford, was of the gr. jury 1643, in few yrs.
aft. rem. to Norwalk, and there, too, was one of there first sett. He had
w. Elizabeth and d. July 1665, his wid. wh. d. 24 Jan. 1681, being then
charg. for est. larger than any exc. three in that town. He left no ch.
but took Sarah, d. of Rev. Samuel Stone, and brot. her up, until she m.
Thomas Butler of Hartford; and in Hall's Hist. we see that the wid.
empower. a friend, in 1677 to adj. with Butler and his w. for their claim
of the est. of her h. Butler's w. had half. and by the Court was distribut.
other portions to Bartholomew Barnard, wh. was h. of Sarah, d.
of Thomas Birchard, to Richard Homes, Stephen Beckwith, Thomas
Barnum and others, of whose degrees of consanguin. it may not be easy
top determine. Still, in 1694, among the voters in that town is Ebenezer
W. RICHARD, Northampton, br. of the sec. John of the same, sw.
alleg. 8 Feb. 1679, by w. Patience had Ebenezer, b. 27 July 1684;
Ann, 2 June 1686, d. at 5 yrs.; Patience, 7 Sept. 1687; Jonathan;
John and Thankful, tw. 28 Feb. 1692, of wh. Thankful d. soon; Richard,
wh d. soon; and Ann, 11 Mar. 1698. He d. 23 Aug. 1700; and
13 May 1704, when the Ind. destroy. the hamlet of Pascomuck, near
the S. part of the town, Patience was k. She was prob. the wid not
the d. SAMUEL, Braintree, perhaps younger br. of John of the same,
m. 16 Dec. 1686, Mary, d. of Joseph Adams of the same[1]. STEPHEN,
perhaps br. of John, was fellow-passeng. in the James 1635, from
Southampton, both honor. with the alias Evered, and both from
Marlborough in Wilts; but no more is kn. of him on our side of the
ocean. THOMAS, Charlestown, by w. Mary, had Sarah, bapt. 17 June
1666; Thomas, 5 Mar. 1668; may be that mariner of Boston, taking
deed of ho. and ld. Mar. 1661, from Nathaniel Fryer, and perhaps went
home for short time, coming back in 1671. WILLIAM, Boston, had been
one of Roxbury ch. bef. adm. freem. 25 May 1636, and in the list of
mem. to his name is add. the informat. that his w. was excom. in 1642.
Of course she was restor. on express. of penitence, rem. not long aft.
and with recommend. tho. Ellis omits his name; was adm. of Boston ch.
with his w. Rebecca, 7 Apr. and d. Dec. 1644. His wid. in Apr. 1653,
sold the Roxbury est. That William wh. Farmer call. of Weymouth,
was Richard, as we may well believe, when the same Joseph, that the
copy of W. record says was his s. was brot. up by Richard to be bapt.
as his. Farmer counts in 1834, eighteen gr. of wh. nine at Harv. four
at Yale, and five at other N. E. coll.

    WEBBER, JOHN, Boston, by w. Elizabeth had Martha and Mary, tw. b. 18
Feb. 1675; John, 23 Mar. 1678; Elizabeth 25 Jan. 1678, if the miserable