Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p536


Volume 4, Page 536

JOHN, Newbury, perhaps s. of Thomas of the same, d. says Coffin, 20
Feb. 1699. The Prob. rec. supplies us with inv. of ano. JOHN, perhaps
of Beverly, s. of Abraham, wh. d. 29 Dec. 1681, leav. no w. or ch. but
the admor. was order. June 1682, to pay his minor brs. Isaac and Abraham.
JOSEPH, Haverhill, perhaps s. of Thomas, m. Mary, d. of Joseph Peaselee
of the same
. NATHANIEL, Salisbury, prob. s. of Thomas, took o. of
alleg. 28 Nov. 1677, m. 26 Aug. 1685, Mary Osgood, perhaps d. of
John of Salisbury,
[1] had Reuben, b 17 Mar. 1686, Ruth, 14 Oct. 1688;
and I presume he is the man who m. June 1710, wid. Mary Ring.
THOMAS, Newbury, is, in my opin. that passeng. in the Confidence from
Southampton, 1638, call. serv. of John Rolfe, and by Henry, br. of
John R. in his will nam. as "kinsman." tho. in Geneal. Reg. V. 440,
and XIV. 335, his name is giv. Whittle, was some time at Salisbury,
there by w. Ruth had Mary, b. 9 Oct. 1647; John, 23 Dec. 1649; soon
after rem. to Haverhill, had Ruth, 6 Nov. 1651; Thomas, 12 Jan.
1654; Richard, 27 June 1663; and Joseph, 8 May 1669; was freem.
1666, and d. 28 Nov. 1696. Thomas, Coffin says, d. at sea, 20 Feb.
1679. Mary m. 21 Sept. 1666, Benjamin Page; and Ruth m. 20 Apr.
1675, Joseph True. A descend. in our day, the poet of Haverhill, has
"warbled his native woodnotes wild," with success equal. by very few of
our bards. Sometimes it is seen Whitheire or Whitheare.

    WHITTINGHAM, JOHN, Ipswich 1637, ar. co. 1638, posthum. s. of
Baruch, and gr.s. of William, the disting. reform. in the Eng. ch. exil.
for his faith in the days of Mary, and reward. in the foll. reign with
deanery of Durham, was from Southerton, near Boston, Co. Line.
where he won. est. m. Martha, d. of William Hubbard of the same, sis.
of the histor. of N. E. had John; Martha; Richard; William, H. C.
1660; Elizabeth; and Judith; but dates for anyone are not seen; was ens.
1644, lieut. 1645, and capt. in short time, and d. early in 1649. His
will was pro. 27 Mar. of that yr. His wid. m. a. 1651, Simon Eyre of
. John d. at Boston 1653; Judith d. 1656; and Richard, it is
said, d. unm. in Eng. where, perhaps, he went to look after fam. est.
How Rev. Samuel Hough was his br. I dn not kn. exc. in the bonds of
the gospel, yet H. calls William W. s. of this John, his neph. Strange
looseness in the fam. story, of the Boston Weekly Journal of Jan. 1730,
is read in Geneal. Reg. XI. 26 (tho. unnotic. by the Ed.), would lead us
to believe, that his mo. "came over, and was deliv. of a s. wh. she nam.
John," whereas he must have been b. a dozen yrs. at least ,prob. forty
yrs. bef. N. E. ws sett. Wretched blunder, too, is his m. with d.
instead of sis. of Rev. William Hubbard, when, after hav. six ch. here,
he d. bef. the venerab. historiogr. had any d. to give him. WILLIAM,
Boston, s. of the preced. m. Mary, d. of John Lawrence of Ipswich,