ABRAHAM, Rochester, s. of sec. William, d. 1722; by w. Elizabeth d. of Rev. Samuel Arnold of Duxbury, had s. Experience, wh. d. 1715, in 34th yr. leav. s. Experience, f. of late Hon. Abraham, b. 1754. His eldest ch. Elizabeth if Deane is right, was b. 1666; and he had, by same auth. sec. w. 1695, Abigail Nichols of Hingham. But other ch. by former w. were Isaac, Bathsheba, wh. m. 21 Jan. 1691, Samuel Daggett, as his sec. w. and Rose, wh. m. 22 Mar. 1699, Thomas Blanchard of Andover.
DAVID, Dorchester, d. 1666, by his will, pro. 15 Nov. of that yr. provides for w. Jane, s. David, two younger s. not nam. and d. Margaret.
GEORGE, Roxbury, freem. 22 May 1639, had Nathaniel, b. 1 Feb. 1640; Deborah, 31 Jan. 1642, d. in few days; Sarah, bapt. 7 Jan. 1644; Deborah, again, bapt. 9 Nov. 1645, d. Sept. foll. He d. of fever, 2 Feb. 1646. tho. Farmer, obeying the town rec. says 18 Dec. 1645. He may have had older ch. or childr. certain. Joseph, to wh. doub. portion was by the will giv. on condit. that he be "accept. among the saints."
ISAAC, Marshfield, br. of Abraham, m. Apr. 1678, Ann Rowe, wh. was d. of John, but nothing more is kn. of him.
ISRAEL, Scituate, br. of Abraham, was lost by wreck entering the harbor of Plymouth, 24 Feb. 1685. Deane does not say, that he had fam. yet m. Desire, wid. of William Sherman, jr. d. of Edward Dotey, wh. next m. Alexander Standish, and outliv. him. Miss Thomas tells us, that she bore five ch. to Sherman, two, Israel, and John, to Holmes, and three to Standish.
JOHN, Plymouth 1632, of wh. we would be glad to learn more than that he was messeng. of their Gen. Court and cont. there 1643. Sarah, perhaps his d. d. there 18 Aug. 1650.
JOHN, Duxbury, was at H. C. in 1658, says Farmer, but why he had not degr. we kn. not; yet possib. he was mature in his studies, and as Partridge, his predecess. d. early in that yr. he may have been desired to fill the place. We kn. not his f. tho. some call him eldest s. of William, and I do not concur with Deane, wh. thinks he may have been s. of the first John; but he m. 11 Dec. 1661, Mary, d. of John Wood or Atwood of Plymouth, wh. bec. third w. of sec. William Bradford. He had not any ch. of that union ment. by Winsor; but he says, he d. 24 Dec. 1675.
JOHN, Portsmouth, m. a d. of Thomas Walford.
JOHN, Dorchester, s. prob. of George, by w. Sarah, wh. was a mem. of the ch. of Roxbury, had George, bapt. there 10 July 1670.
JOHN, Cambridge, s. of Robert, m. 13 Sept. 1664, Hannah, d. of Samuel Thatcher of Watertown, wh. d. 24 May 1670, had John, bapt. 9 June 1667; and Hannah, three wks. after, as the mo. was rec. into Mitchell's ch. on 31 May of that yr.; was at Salem 1673.
JOHN, Salem, m. 21 Apr. 1672, Sarah Hone, unless the surname be wrong (as I suspect) in Essex Inst. II. 152. She was a wid. and they had Joseph, b. 14 Feb. 1673; Benjamin, 6 Oct. 1674; Sarah, 23 Feb. 1677; Elizabeth 21 July 1679; and Jane, 1 June 1683.
JOHN, Northampton, had John, b. 1678; rem. to Deerfield, there d. 1692.
JOHN, Duxbury, m. 20 Nov. 1661, Patience, sis. of Elder Faunce, had John, b. 22 Mar. 1663; Richard; Patience; Mehitable; Sarah; George; Nathaniel; Ebenezer; Thomas; Joseph; and Desire; and he d. 1697. Winsor says the last nam. m. bef. 1695, John Churchill.
JOHN, Newport, perhaps s. of Obadiah, m. 1 Dec. 1671, Frances, eldest d. of Randall Holden, may have been freem. 1655.
JOHN, New Hampsh 1689, pray. for jurisdict. of Mass.
JOHN, Roxbury, m. 9 Apr. 1690, Hannah, d. of Isaac Newell.
JOHN, Haddam, s. of Thomas of New London, prob. the only ch. furnish. the curious story from his f.'s dying mouth, of his leav. Eng.
JOSEPH, Roxbury 1651, m. Elizabeth d. of Capt. Roger Clap, rem. to Boston, had Joseph, b. 6 Nov. 1661; Elizabeth 25 Dec. 1662; and Nathaniel, bapt. 10 July 1664. Perhaps he was s. of George, and freem. 1690.
JOSEPH, Boston, tailor, 1677.
JOSHUA, Westerly, by w. Abigail had Joshua, b. 20 Aug. 1678; Mary, wh. m. Isaac Thompson; and ano. s. whose name is not seen; and d. 14 Apr. 1694.
JOSHUA, Westerly, s. of the preced. m. 21 Nov. 1698, Fear Sturges, had Joshua, b. 14 Aug. 1700; John, 10 June 1702; Abigail, 28 Feb. 1704; Temperance, 29 Jan. 1707; Thankful, 12 Nov. 1708; Thomas, 1 Jan. 1711; Mary, 19 Mar. 1713; Bethia, 29 July 1715; and Marvin, a d. 17 Nov. 1717; and he d. 23 Nov. 1729. His wid. d. 22 June 1753.
JOSIAH, Duxbury, m. 20 Mar. 1666, Hannah, d. of Henry Sampson, wh. was one of the first comers, had Hannah, b. 11 Oct. 1667; ano. d. to wh. Winsor gives an impossib. name, 4 Aug. 1669; Josiah, 13 Aug. 1672; Mary, 5 Nov. 1674; John, 28 May 1678; and William, 18 Jan. 1680. *
NATHANIEL, Roxbury, s. of George, m. 27 Mar. 1667, Patience, youngest d. of Clement Topliff, had Nathaniel, b. 15 Mar. 1668, bapt. with br. Ebenezer, 30 Oct. 1670; Charity, bapt. 2 Mar. 1673; and Ichabod, 22 Nov. 1674; and the town rec. adds, Obedience, b. 27 Jan. 1681, prob. d. soon; Obedience, 26 Jan. 1682; Patience, 29 Oct. 1683; Thankful, 2 Dec. 1685; and Jehoshaphat, Nov. 1690; was rep. 1689; and d. 12 Feb. 1713. His w. had d. 11 Mar. 1697; and his s. Nathaniel, gunner at the castle 1687, was k. by the burst. of a gun, 12 June 1699. His will of 4 Mar. 1702, adds to the seven bef. ment. ch. as then liv. two more, Mehitable, and Sarah.
NATHANIEL, Plymouth, m. 29 Dec. 1667, Mercy, sis. of Elder Faunce, says Winsor.
OBADIAH, Salem 1639, was from Preston in Lancash. had prob. w. Catharine, ch. bapt. there Martha, 3 May 1640; Samuel, 20 Mar. 1642; and Obadiah, 9 June 1644; was pervert. in faith and excom. therefor, with John Clark and John Crandall, sentenc. to heavy fine or whip. went to Rehoboth, thence soon to Newport, had five more ch. was a preacher from 1652, d. 15 Oct. 1682, in his 76th yr. He had a part in sett. New Jersey 1664. Of his descend. in 1790, the estimate was 5,000.
OBADIAH, his s. was, it is said, a min. and judge in N. J. and had a s. in Newport aged 95 in 1770; and his s. John was in honor at Philadelphia. See Benedict, 371; and Clark's Ill News from N. E.
RICHARD, Rowley 1643, was b. 1610, but in 1692 his age was call. 88.
RICHARD, Norwalk 1654, had two ch. liv. in 1672, and was there in 1694.
ROBERT, Cambridge 1636, freem. 2 June 1641, by w. Jane, wh. d. 28 Oct. 1653, had Dorcas, b. Aug. 1638, d. 1642; John, June 1639, if we believe the rec. wh. is not easy to do; Elizabeth 2 Mar. 1645; Mehitable, 16 Apr. 1645, bur. 14 Aug. foll.; Sarah, 13 Nov. 1646; Ephraim, 8 Sept. 1647, bur. 8 May 1648; Samuel, 3 Apr. d. 18 June 1653; Sarah, again, d. 7 Nov. 1654; John; Joseph; and Elizabeth These last three are provid. for in his will of 18 May 1663, pro. 16 June foll.
ROBERT, Newbury, m. 26 Feb. 1669, Esther, d. of Anthony Morse, had Robert, b. 3 Nov. 1670; and Esther, 22 Feb. 1673. He d. 18 Sept. foll.
ROBERT, Stonington 1670.
SAMUEL, Rehoboth, had Samuel, wh. was bur. 13 Sept. 1674; Samuel, again, b. 6 Sept. 1675, may have rem. to Duxbury, or perhaps the Duxbury man may have been his s. wh. had there Consider, b. 1702, and he of Marshfield, d. 1690.
THOMAS, Hingham, perhaps, at least one of that name, came, 1637, as serv. to William Ludkin, wh. was of the city of Norwich, and sa down here in H.
THOMAS, New London, b. at London, came in 1665, by w. Lucretia or Lucia, d. of Thomas Dudley of New York, had John, b. 11 Mar. 1686. By Geneal. Reg. X. 242, is giv. a very curious story by this s. tak. on the bed, where the f. was dying at gr. age, tho. no doubt below 98 yrs. when he d. 12 Dec. 1724, his w. hav. d. a. 1688.
WILLIAM, Plymouth 1632, was sent next yr. with armed force to reestablish tradinghouse above Hartford against the Dutch; serv. in the Pequot war, was a lieut. in Scituate; went home, and got employ. in the civil war, or great rebellion, as the other side call. it, came back, and d. at Boston 12 Nov. 1649; prob. without w. or ch.; was call. major, and in his will gives est. in Antigua, and his farm at Scituate, to ds. of his br. Thomas at London, "if they come to N.E." They were to poor to come, as despons. in June 1654 show; yet possib. that Thomas Home, wh. arr. at Boston from London in the Speedwell, July 1656, aged 11, may have been a relat. The major's will ment. "arrears due to him for being a soldier and commander in the army and service of the king and parliam." as if this town of Boston were as good a place to expect such arrears as London. Winthrop I. 92, 113. Usually Oliver took better care of his old soldiers, especially if they had the merit of being hard heads as well as roundheads.
WILLIAM, Scituate 1646, or earlier, freem. of the col. 1658, had Abraham, b. 1641; Israel, 1642; Isaac, 1644; Sarah, 1646; rebecca, 1648; Josiah, 1650; Mary 1655; and Elizabeth, 1661; and perhaps John, first b. in Eng.; rem. that yr. to Marshfield, and d. 9 Nov. 1678, by rep. of gr.stone, or by ano. 1690, aged 86; his wid. Elizabeth d. at the same age, 1693 or 1697, Miss Thomas says. I found it useless to distinguish the persons without l in the name. Five of this spell. had, in 1834, been gr. at H. C. and fifteen at the other N. E. coll.