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Morgan name has been notable in Amer-
ica in many ways, especially in military
records. Major-General Daniel Morgan
was one of the famous officers of the
Revolution. He was voted a gold medal
by the Continental Congress for his vic-
tory at the Cowpens, where he met and
defeated General Tarleton. His corps of
riflemen with which he marched to join
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first skirmishers known to military
science. When the British troops re-
turned to England they carried with them
the tradition of "Morgan's buckskin
devils." Dr. John Morgan, of "Philadel-
phia, was another distinguished officer of
the Revolution. At the age of twenty-
five he volunteered his services in the
French and Indian wars. In 1760 he went
to Europe, where he remained for five
years, studying his profession at Edin-
boro, Paris and Padua. In 1776 he be-
came surgeon-general of the American
army by appointment of the first Conti-
nental Congress, resigning in 1780 to re-
sume practice in Philadelphia. Brigade
Major Abner Morgan was another Revo-
lutionary patriot. His home was at Brim-
field, Massachusetts, and he was a warm
friend of General John Sullivan, of New
Hampshire, in whose command he served.
In 1783 he built the largest house in
Brimfield from timbers cut in his own
saw mills, and he introduced through the
heavy masonry a rivulet to lave a hol-
lowed-out rock in which to cool his wine.
In 1916 this house was still standing in
perfect condition, and the rivulet was
still running. During the second war with
England, Brigadier General David Ban-
ister Morgan, born at West Springfield,
Massachusetts, was second in command
with Jackson's army at the battle of New
Orleans. Commodore Charles William
Morgan, United States Navy, of Vir-
ginia, was in the engagement between
the "Guerriere" and the "Java" in 1812.
The family was represented in the Mexi-
can War by Colonel Edwin Wright Mor-
gan, United States Army. During the
Civil War Brigadier General John H.
Morgan, of Lexington, Kentucky, was
one of the most daring officers of the
Confederate side. He organized a band
of guerillas, and "Morgan's raid" struck
terror to Indiana and Kentucky. There
were several generals on the Union side.



General Thomas J. Morgan, born in
Franklin, Indiana, was but twenty-five
years of age when the Civil War closed,
and was one of the youngest men on the
Union side to be made a brigadier gen-
eral for gallantry and meritorious serv-
ices. Another Morgan who became illus-
trious during the Civil War was Edwin
Denison Morgan, the great war governor
of New York. He later became United
States Senator, and twice declined the
secretaryship of the treasury. During
his lifetime and by his will he gave more
than a million dollars to philanthropic
and educational work. The Morgans are
scarcely less illustrious as financiers than
soldiers. Daniel Nash Morgan, of Bridge-
port, Connecticut, was treasurer of the
United States from 1893 to 1897. The
history of J. Pierpont Morgan and his
father, Junius Spencer Morgan, both emi-
nent bankers, is too well known to need
further recital here.

The word Morgan is a Cymric deriva-
tive, meaning one born by the sea (muir,
sea; gin, begotten). The little town of
Caermathen in Wales is the place where
this famous name originated. The town
itself is supposed to be the Maridunum
mentioned by Caesar in his Commen-
taries. It may have been the place that
Shakespeare had in mind as the scene of
those parts of Cymbcline that are located
in Wales. It will be remembered that
Belarius, in the third scene of the third
act of that play, speaks thus : "Myself,
Belarius, that am Morgan called." Prior
to the Roman invasion this district was
inhabited by a warlike tribe called by the
Romans the Demetae. A chieftain of this
tribe, Cadivorfawr, died in the year 1089.
His wife was Elen, daughter and heiress
of another chieftain, Llwch Llawan. The
names of the two oldest sons are un-
known, but the Morgan line finds its first
ancestor with the third son, Bleddri. Mr.
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pared a table tracing the lineage of the
Morgan family in England and Wales to
this Bleddri. In the sixteenth generation
from Bleddri we find Sir William Mor-
gan, of Tredegar, knighted in 1633, mem-
ber of parliament from his county, 1623-
25. He died at the age of ninety-three.
His first wife was Elizabeth, daughter of
Sir William Winter, of Sidney. Their
daughter Elizabeth, the youngest of the
ten children, married William Morgan,
a merchant of Dderw. They went to
Bristol, England, in 1616. Their son,
Miles Morgan, born in 1616, is the ances-
tor of the Morgan family in America.

(I) Cadivor-Fawr married Elen, daugh-
ter and heir to Llwch Llawan and had :

(II) Bleddri, third son, witnessed a
Berkerolles grant of Blassalleg to Glas-
tonbury and was probably a landowner
in those parts. He bore "Argent, 3 bulls'
heads cabossed sable." The ordinary
coat of the Morgans has long been, "Or,
a griffin segreant sable," but some
branches have used Cadivor and others
Bleddri. Morgans of Pencoyd bore "Ar-
gent, a lion rampant gardant sable be-
tween two cantons ; the dexter, 'Or, a
griffin segreant sable;' the sinister, 'Bled-
dri'." The Llantarnam Morgans bore the
griffin on a field argent. The descend-
ants of Ivor Howel used Bleddri, but in-
serted a chevron between the bulls' heads.
The Lewises of St. Pierre used the Cadi-
vor lion, and the griffin for a crest. Bled-
dri is said to have married Clydwen,
daughter of Griffith ap Cydrich ap
Gwaethfoedfawr, and had

(III) Ivor, who married Nest, daugh-
ter of Caradoc ap Modoc ap Idnerth ap
Cadwgan ap Elystan Gloddrydd, and had

(IV) Llewelyn, who married Lleici,
daughter of Griffith ap Beli, and had

(V) Ivor, who married Tanglwst,
daughter of Howel Sais ap Arglwydd
Rhys. They had

(VI) Llewelyn Lleia, married Susan,



daughter of Howel ap Howel Sais, a first
cousin. They had

(VII) Ivor, father of

(VIII) Llewelyn ap Ivor of Tredegar,
Lord of St. Clear, married Angharad,
daughter of Sir Morgan ap Meredith,
from the Welsh lords of Caerleon, ap
Griffith ap Meredith ap Rhys, who bore
"Argent, a lion rampant sable." Sir Mor-
gan died 1332, when Angharad was aged
thirty-two years. They had : Morgan ;
Ivor Hael, whence Morgan of Gwern-y-
Cleppa ; Philip, whence Lewis of St.
Pierre.

(IX) Morgan, of Tredegar and St.
Clear, married Maud, daughter of Rhun
ap Grono ap Llwarch, Lord of Cibwr.
He died before 1384. Children: Llew-
elyn ; Philip, whence Morgan of Lang-
stone; John, father of Gwenllian, mar-
ried David Goch ap David; Christian,
married Jevan ap Jenkin Kemeys; Ann,
married David Gwilim, of Rhiwperra;
Margaret, married Traherne ap Meyric
of Merthyr ; a daughter, married Thomas
ap Gwillim of Carnllwyd ; Elenor, mar-
ried Grono ap Howel Bennet.

(X) Llewelyn ap Morgan of Tredegar
and St. Clear, living 1387, married Jenet,
daughter and heir of David-vychan ap
David of Rhydodyn, 1384-87. Children:
Jevan ; Christy, married Madoc ap Jevan
of Gelligaer ; a daughter, married Roger
ap Adam of St. Mellon's ; a daughter,
married Madoc of Bassalleg; a daughter,
married Thomas Llewelyn ; Ann, mar-
ried John ap Jenkin ; , married

, of Raglan ; , married

Builth.

(XI) Jevan Morgan, 1415-48, married
Denise or Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas
ap Llewelyn-vychan of Llan gattog-on-
Usk. Children : John ; David, 1442-48 ;
Jenkin, 1454.

(XII) Sir John Morgan, Knight of the
Sepulchre, 1448, steward of Gwentlloog,
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John ap David Mathew of Llandaff. Chil-
dren : Morgan ; Thomas, whence Morgan
of Machen and Tredegar ; John, whence
a branch ; Lewis, 1491 ; William Morgan,
coroner, 1501, father of John of Newport,
died 1541, father of William, 1541-1559;
Philip, 1491 ; Elizabeth, married John
Fiennes, Lord Clinton and Say ; Jane,
married William David Powel ; Mary,
married Thomas Llewelyn-vychan of
Rhiwperra ; Isabella, married James
Kemeys of Began, died 1591.

(XIII) Thomas Morgan, second son of
Sir John Morgan, was of Machen ; esquire
of the body to Henry VII.; living 1538;
married Elizabeth, daughter of Roger
Vaughan, of Porthaml. Issue : Row-
land Reynold, whence Morgan of Llan-
vedw ; John, whence Morgan of Bassal-
leg; Edmond, whence Morgan of Pen-
llwyn-Sarth ; Margaret, married (first)
John Kemeys, (second) William Ed-
munds ; Barbara, married Sir Henry Sey-
mout; Maud, married John ap Rosser;
Jane, married (first) William Gunter,
(second) Richard ap Jenkins, (third)
William Vaughan, of Magor; Constance,
married William Jones, of Treowen ;
Mary, married (first) Edward Williams,
(second) Richard Herbert; Elizabeth,
married Edward James.

(XIV; Rowland Morgan, of Machen,
I 5 I 7"77» married Blanch, daughter of
John Thomas, of Llanarth. Settlement,
November 11, 1517 ; sheriff, 1557. Chil-
dren : Thomas ; Henry, whence Morgan
of St. Mellon's ; Catherine, married (first)
Thomas Mathew, (second) Miles Mor-
gan, (third) Henry Jones ; Ann, married
Philip Morgan, of Gwern-y-Cleppa ;
Mary, married Thomas Lewis, of Rhiw-
perra; Elizabeth, married Edward Kem-
eys, of Cefn Mably.

(XV) Thomas Morgan, of Machen and

Tredegar and of the Middle Temple,

1 5 6 7"77 ; sheriff, 1581 ; M. P. for county

in 1589; will, 1603; married Elizabeth

MASS-Vol in— 22 3



Bodenham, daughter Roger Bodenham.
Children: Sir William; Edward, 1586,
married Elizabeth Thomas, daughter of
Richard Thomas, of Bertholley ; Sir John,
died before 1610, married Florence Mor-
gan, daughter and eventual heir of Wil-
liam Morgan of the Friars. They had
William Morgan of the Friars, 1663,
mayor of Newport, 1667, father of Lewis
Morgan, died about 1690, father of Lewis
died 1729, who sold to the Friars. He
was father of Blanch and Catherine.
David Morgan, whence a branch ; Blanch,
married Edward Lewis, of Van, settle-
ment, 1585; Catherine, married William
Herbert, of Coldbrook; Elizabeth, mar-
ried William Jones, of Abergavenny;
Jane, married Rowland Morgan, of Bas-
salleg; Elizabeth, married William
Blethyn, of Dynham ; Ann ; Margaret,
married Henry Williams, of Mathern.

(XVI) Sir William Morgan, of Trede-
gar, knighted 1633 ; M. P. for the county,
1623-25; will made 1650, proved 1653;
sheriff, 1612; aged ninety-three at death;
he received Charles I. at Tredegar, July
16 and 17, 1645; married (first) Elizabeth
Winter, daughter of Sir William Winter,
of Lidney, (second) Bridget Morgan,
daughter of Anthony Morgan, of Hey-
ford, county Northampton, widow of An-
thony Morgan, of Llanvihangel Crucor-
ney. Children by first wife: Thomas.
Edward, of Kilfengan, will dated April
4, 1660, proved February, 1661, married
Elizabeth James, daughter and heir of
Charles James, of Llandewi Rhydderch,
had Elizabeth, daughter and heir, mar-
ried Henry Chambre, of Court Morgan.
William, whence Morgan of Rhymny.
Rowland of Risca, will dated December
19, 1660, proved February, 1661, married

Honora , and had Colonel William

Morgan, buried at Bassalleg, October 27,
1679. John of the Temple in 1652, coel.
Mary, married George Lewis, of St.
Pierre. Blanch, married John Carne, ot
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Ewenny. Frances, married Charles Wil-
liams, of Llangibby. Mary, single, will
1687. Elizabeth, married William Mor-
gan, of Dderw; she died 1638, he died
1649. By Sir William's second wife: Sir
Anthony of Kilfengan, without issue. His
widow was alive in 1673. Mary, married
Peter Farmer, of London, who died 1691.
They had Margaret, daughter and heir,
married John More, who sold Kilfengan
in 1707.

(XVII) Elizabeth Morgan, daughter
of Sir William of Tredegar, married Wil-
liam Morgan, merchant of Diveru; went
to Bristol, England, in 1616. Elizabeth
died 1638, William died 1648; both buried
in Bristol (see Great Orphan Book and
Book of Wills of Bristol). Child: Miles
Morgan, born 1616, named perhaps after
Miles Morgan, captain British army, who
perished with Sir Humphrey Gilbert, half
brother of Sir Walter Raleigh, who sailed
1576 under a patent "to occupy any
heathen lands not actually possessed of
any Christian prince or people."

(I) Miles Morgan emigrated from Bris-
tol, England, to Boston, Massachusetts,
in January, 1636. Soon after reaching
this country, in company with a number
of other colonists, under command of
Colonel William Pynchon, he set out for
western Massachusetts. They were at-
tracted by the reports they had heard of
the exceedingly fertile meadows in the
"ox-bows of the long river" (the Con-
necticut). Of this company Miles Mor-
gan, though the youngest and the only
one under twenty-one years of age, soon
became second in command. The party
settled in what is now the city of Spring-
field, Massachusetts. They gave it the
name of Agawam, which it bore until
1640, when for some unexplained reason
the name of Springfield was bestowed.
Miles Morgan speedily became one of the
most valued men in the colony, an in-
trepid Indian fighter, a sturdy husband-



man, and a wise counsellor in the govern-
ment. In the practical division of the
sumptuary duties of the colony he be-
came the butcher, while Colonel Pynchon
was the grocer and justice of the peace.
Miles Morgan's allotment comprised the
lands now occupied by the car and repair
shops of the Boston & Maine railroad,
and they remained in the family at least
two hundred years before the alienation.
In the early days of our country it was
customary to seat persons in the meeting
house according to their rank ; so when
we find that in 1663 Sergeant Miles Mor-
gan was given the third seat from the
pulpit in the Springfield meeting house,
that fact sufficiently attests his dignity
in the infant colony. There is a pretty
romance connected with Miles Morgan's
marriage. Captain Morgan, as he soon
began to be called, came over in the same
ship with Prudence Gilbert. In fact,
there is a tradition to the effect that it
was on her account that he embarked. It
is said that he first saw the fair Prudence
while he was wandering about the
wharves at Bristol, and that he decided
at short notice to sail with the ship on
which she was going, that he did not
even have time to send word to his par-
ents. Her people settled in Beverly, now
a suburb of Boston. As soon as Captain
Morgan had received his allotment of
land in Springfield he started back to
Boston on foot with an Indian guide to
claim his bride. After the wedding the
return trip was made, also on foot, but,
in addition to the bridal pair and the
Indian, a horse, bought in Beverly, was
brought along, which, like the Indian,
was loaded down with the household
goods of the newly married couple. The
two burden-bearers walked in front while
Captain Morgan, matchlock in hand, fol-
lowed with his bride. The town of
Springfield was sacked and burned by
Indians in King Philip's war, in 1675.
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Colonel Pynchon being absent, the com-
mand devolved upon Captain Morgan.
Among the killed was his own son,
Peletiah, only fifteen years of age. The
houseless colony took refuge in the
stockade about Morgan's house. A
friendly Indian in Captain Morgan's em-
ploy made his escape to Hadley, where
Major Samuel Appleton, commander-in-
chief of the Massachusetts Bay troops,
happened to be stationed at the time.
Major Appleton was able to spare four-
teen men, who returned to Springfield,
and dispersed the Indians. Miles Mor-
gan died May 28, 1699, aged eighty-four
years. Prudence (Gilbert) Morgan died
November 14, 1660, and he married (sec-
ond) February 15, 1669, Elizabeth Bliss.
Children by first marriage: Mary, born
December 14, 1644; Jonathan, September
16, 1646; David, mentioned below;
Peletiah, May 17, 1650, killed by the In-
dians, 1675, was unmarried; Isaac, March
12, 1652; Lydia, February 8, 1654; Han-
nah, February 11, 1656; Mercy, May 18,
1658. Child by second marriage : Na-
thaniel, June 14, 1671.

(II) David Morgan, second son of
Miles and Prudence (Gilbert) Morgan,
was born July 23, 1648, in Springfield,
where he made his home. He married,
January 16, 1672, Mary Clark, of Spring-
field, and they had children : Peletiah,
born March, 1676; David, mentioned be-
low; John, October 7, 1682; Jonathan,
September 13, 1685; Mary, December 24,
1686; Benjamin, May 2, 1695, married,
June 4, 1718, Mary Graves.

(III) Deacon David (2) Morgan, sec-
ond son of David (1) and Mary (Clark)
Morgan, was born February 18, 1679, in
Springfield, and was among the original
proprietors of Brimfield, Massachusetts,
where he drew lot No. 46 in the first dis-
tribution to settlers, in 1732. He was
town clerk of Brimfield in 1731, and died
there September 11, 1760. His descend-



ants are still living in that town. He
married, in 1703, Deborah Colton, daugh-
ter of Isaac and Mary (Cooper) Colton,
granddaughter of George Colton, the im-
migrant, who settled at Springfield be-
fore 1644, and later removed to Hartford,
where he was prominent in both civil and
military affairs. His wife was Deborah
Gardner. Children: David ; Joseph, men-
tioned below; Mary, born 1706, married,
May 6, 1736, Leonard Hoar, Jr.; Eliza-
beth, married, December 12, 1738, Phineas
Sherman; Jonathan, born 1740; Deborah,
married, 1763, Nathaniel Collins; Mercy,
born 1744, died 1745; Isaac, 1747.

(IV) Sergeant Joseph Morgan, second
son of Deacon David (2) and Deborah
(Colton) Morgan, was born August 19,
1705, in Springfield, and died January 28,
1798, in Brimfield. With his father he
was among the grantees of the latter
town, where he drew lot No. 25 in the dis-
tribution of lands. By trade he was a
cabinet-maker, and his business was con-
tinued by his son Joseph after his death.
He was among the most patriotic citi-
zens, and was a sergeant in the troops
sent from New England to participate in
the second siege of Louisburg in 1758,
and at the age of seventy years responded
to the call, April 19, 1775, marching to
Lexington in Captain Sherman's com-
pany of Colonel Pynchon's regiment. He
married, December 25, 1729, Margaret
Cooley, born January 30, 1710, in Brim-
field, daughter of Benjamin and Margaret
(Bliss) Cooley, a descendant of Benjamin
Cooley, a native of England, who was a
proprietor of Springfield, in 1645. The
latter's wife was named Sarah, and they
were the parents of Daniel Cooley, born
May 2, 1651, in Springfield, died Febru-
ary^ 1727. He married, December 8, 1680,
Elizabeth, daughter of Simon and Martha
(Pitkin) Wolcott. Martha Pitkin was a
sister of William Pitkin, father of Gov-
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a son of Henry Wolcott, born in 1577,
son of John Wolcott, of Tolland, Somer-
setshire, England. He married Elizabeth,
daughter of Thomas Saunders, of Tol-
land, and died in 1655. Their son, Simon
Wolcott, was born September 11, 1624,
and married, as his second wife, Martha
Pitkin, as above noted. She married
(second) Daniel Clark, and died October
13, 1719. Elizabeth, daughter of Simon
and Martha (Pitkin) Wolcott, married
Daniel Cooley, as above noted. Benja-
min Cooley, son of Daniel and Elizabeth
(Wolcott) Cooley, was born October 28,
1681, and settled in Brimfield. He mar-
ried, January 31, 1701, Margaret, daugh-
ter of Samuel (2) and Sarah (Benjamin)
Bliss. Their daughter, Margaret, wife
of Joseph Morgan, died July 17, 1754,
and he married (second) August 11, 1759,
Rachel Dada, died March 27, 1810. Chil-
dren: Margaret, born April 20, 1731, mar-
ried, February 2, 1749, John Mighell ; Jo-
seph, April 17, 1733; Mary, February 28,
1735, died 1736; Mary, June 15, 1737,
married, May 7, 1761, Captain Ebenezer
Hitchcock; Benjamin, July 24, 1739;
Miriam, May 7, 1742; David, January
25, 1745; Keziah, January 26, 1747, mar-
ried, December 31, 1767, Benjamin Cady ;
Aaron, mentioned below; Elijah, May 31,
1754; Enoch, August 3, 1763.

(V) Sergeant Aaron Morgan, fourth
son of Joseph and Margaret (Cooley)
Morgan, was born March 16, 1749, in
Brimfield, and was a prominent man in
the affairs of that town, where he was
moderator in 1807, 1810-11-12-13-14-15.
From 1784 to 1797 he was town clerk,
was selectman in 1798-99- 1800-0 1-02-03-
04, and assessor, 1775-76, 1780-81, 1783-85
to 1793, 1795-96, and 1798 to 1804 inclusive.
Like his father, he was a patriot, engaged
in defence of his country, serving first as
a member of Captain Thompson's com-
pany, Colonel Danielson's regiment of
minute-men, responding to the alarm,



April 19, 1775. He also served at other
times, including a period in Gates' Army
of the North, in 1777, under command
of Captain Capen and Colonel Wood-
bridge. He married, November 26, 1772,
Abigail Sherman, born January 11, 1752,
died October 3, 1828. She was a descend-
ant of Thomas Sherman, who lived in
Diss, on the River Waveney, between the
counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, Eng-
land, and died in 1550. His wife, Jane,
was a daughter of John Waller, of
Wortham, Suffolk. Their fourth son,
Henry Sherman, born about 1530, in Yax-
ley, lived at Colchester, where his first
wife Agnes was buried October 14, 1580.
Their eldest child, Henry Sherman, born
about 1555, in Colchester, lived in Ded-
ham, County Essex, where his will was
proved September 8, 1610. He married
Susan Hills, and had six sons living at
the time of his death. Of these, Edmund,
born in Dedham, married, in 161 1, Judith
Angier. About 1632 they came to Water-
town, Massachusetts, whence they re-
moved to Wethersfield, Connecticut, and
later to New Haven, where both died. At
least two of his sons came with him to
Watertown. One of these, Rev. John
Sherman, was baptized December 26,
1613, in Dedham, and graduated Bachelor
of Arts from Trinity College, Cambridge,
in 1629, Master of Arts, 1633. In 1635 he
came to Watertown, Massachusetts, and
removed soon after to New Haven, Con-
necticut, where for many years he was a
magistrate. Between 1644 and 1648 he
returned to Watertown, where he was
third minister of the church, and died
August 8, 1685. His first wife's name
was Abigail. He married (second) Mary
Launce, who survived him, and died at
Watertown, March 9, 1710. He had a
large family of children, including a
daughter, Mary, by each wife, both liv-
ing at the same time. One of the sons,
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physician, and was the second minister
of Sudbury church from 1677 until he
was deposed in 1705. After living a short
time in Elizabethtown, New Jersey, he
went to Salem, Massachusetts, where he
was living in 1709, practicing medicine,
and sold land in Sudbury. He married
in that town, May 13, 1680, Mary Walker.
They were the parents of Dr. John Sher-
man, who was also a captain of militia,
born November 20, 1683, settled in the
practice of medicine at Springfield, Mas-
sachusetts, where he died March 9, 1772.
He married Abigail Stone, born February
13, 1680, daughter of Deacon Daniel and
Mary (Ward) Stone. The ancestor of
the American Stone family was Rev.
Timothy Stone, a non-conformist minis-
ter, in the West of England. Three of
his sons, Simon, Gregory and Samuel,
came to America. Gregory Stone sailed
from Ipswich, England, April 15, 1635,
in company with his brother, Simon, and
settled in Cambridge, Massachusetts,
where he was admitted a freeman, May
25, 1636, and became a deacon of the
church. He died November 30, 1672, at
his residence in Cambridge, near the pres-
ent Mount Auburn Cemetery. He mar-
ried in England, Lydia Cooper, who came
with him, and died in Cambridge, June
24, 1674. Their eldest child, Deacon John
Stone, was born about 1619, in England,
and resided in Cambridge with his father
until his majority, when he became one
of the original proprietors of Sudbury,
Massachusetts, and later removed to
Framingham. After the death of his
father he returned to Cambridge. In
1654 he was town clerk of Framingham,
was both elder and deacon of the church,
representative from Cambridge to the
General Court in 1682-83, and died May 5,
of the latter year. He married Anne
How, probably a daughter of Elder Ed-
ward How, of Watertown, and they had



ten children, namely : Hannah, Mary,
Daniel, David, Elizabeth, Margaret, Ta-
bitha, Sarah, Nathaniel and John. Daniel
Stone, eldest son of John and Anne
(How) Stone, was born August 31, 1644,
in Sudbury, where he lived, and married
(first) November 22, 1667, Mary Ward,
born 1646-47, died June 10, 1703, daugh-



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