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monly spelled his name Indicott, and doubt-
less his descendants have followed the style
that he set ; John was warden of Kings
Chapel, Boston, in 1691. Another brother,
William Endicott, lived in Canton. Massa-
chusetts. All three were inn-keepers. Gil-
bert lived at Kennebunk. Maine, for a time,
but was back in Dorchester in 1690 ; was a
soldier in King Philip's war ; died at Canton,
October 18, 1716.

(I) Dr. John Indicott. very likely a de-
scendant of John Indicott of Boston, men-
tioned above, was born in 1749. He was well
educated and studied medicine. Immediately
after his marriage in 1771 he began to prac-
tice in Hartford, Connecticut, and for many
years was a well known and successful physi-
cian. After nearly thirty years he removed
to a farm on the southwesterly part of Wil-
braham, Massachusetts, where he spent the
rest of his life. He intended to retire from
practicing medicine when he turned to farm-
ing, but many demands were made upon him
by his neighbors and other physicians in
cases requiring consultation. He was uni-
versally respected and popular in Wilbra-
ham. He was a prime mover in organizing a
church in the lower village of East Long-
meadow, and after the societv was formed



and the church erected attended service reg-
ularly though he was never a communicant
himself. His wife and children joined the
church, and his sons Samuel and Michael
were pillars in it as long as they lived. He
died January 10, 1826, aged seventy-seven
years. He married, November 24, 1771,
Elizabeth Church, born May 28, 1749, daugh-
ter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Potwine)
Church. Her parents were married at Hart-
ford, November 2j, 1746, and she had one
brother, Joseph, born September 13, 1747.
Children of Dr. Indicott: 1. John, born June
2 ^> 1/73; died in 1795, on brig "Samuel," on
a voyage to Turk's Island, where he was
buried. 2. James, born April 18, 1776; died
in 1799, of yellow fever, on one of the West
Indies, and was buried there. 3. Joseph (or
James ?) ; master of a brig ; lost at sea with
his vessel off the Jersey coast. 4. William,
born July 17, 1781 ; partner in wholesale
house of Indicott & Pomroy, Hartford ; never
married; died in Longmeadow, June 12,
1852. 5. Samuel, born September 1, 1783;
died January 28, 183 1 ; came to Wilbraham
with his father in 1800 ; married, November
17, 1814, Mary Ann, daughter of Elder At-
well, of Enfield, Connecticut. 6. Elizabeth,
born December 3, 1785; married Andrew
Mcintosh, of Willington, Connecticut ; (see
Mcintosh). 7. Mary, born April 22, 1788.
8. Michael, born May 17, 1792; came to Wil-
braham with the family in 1800, but returned
to Hartford, and became a clerk in the store
of his brother William ; later became a farm-
er in Wilbraham ; married a daughter of Rev.
George Atwell, of Enfield ; died at Wilbra-
ham, December 28, 1855.



John Page, immigrant ancestor,
PAGE was born in England. He settled

first in Hingham, Massachusetts,
and was one of the signers of a petition to
the general court, November 4, 1646. He
removed to Haverhill about 1652, and died
November 23, 1687. Administration on his
estate was granted to his grandson. Thomas
Page. March 12, 1721-22, and the estate was
finally divided in November, 1723. His
widow died February 15, 1796-97. He mar-
ried Mary Marsh, daughter of George
Marsh. Children: 1. John, baptized July II,
1641, married, in Hingham, June 14, 1663.
Sarah Davis. 2. Onesiphorus, baptized No-
vember 20, 1642, mentioned below. 3.
Benjamin, baptized July 14, 1644, married.
September 21, 1666, Mary Whittier. 4.




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Mary, baptized May 3, 1646, married, Oc-
tober 23, 1665, John' Dow; (second), July 14,

1673, Samuel Shepard. 5. Joseph, baptized
March 5, 1647-48, married, at Hingham, Jan-
uary 21, 1671, Judith Guile; (second), De-
cember 2, 1673, Martha Heath. 6. Cor-
nelius, baptized July 15, 1649. 7- Sarah,
baptized July 18, 1651, married, January 14,

1669, James Sanders. 8. Elizabeth, born
June 15, 1653, died July 3, 16.53. 9. Mercy,
born April 1, 1655, married, November 13,

1674, John Clough. 10. Son, born and died
March 26, 1658. 11. Ephraim, born Febru-
ary 27, 1659, died July 22, 1659.

(II) Sergeant Onesiphorus, son of John
Page, was baptized at Hingham, November
20, 1642. He was a weaver by trade. He
took the oath of allegiance at Salisbury,
where he was a householder in 1677. He
was admitted to the Salisbury church, July 3,
1687. He died June 28, 1706, at Salisbury.
His will was dated April 9, 1705, and proved
September 2, 1706. He married (first) No-
vember 22. 1664. Mary Hauxworth, who died
May 8, 1695. He married (second), July 31,
1695, Sarah (Morrill), widow of Philip Row-
ell. She married (third), May 29, 1708, Dan-
iel Merrill. Children: 1. Mary, died Oc-
tober 5, 1666. 2. Mary, born October 29,
1666, died young. 3. Joseph, born April 6,

1670, mentioned below. 4. Abigail, born
June 23, 1672, married, April 21, 1693, Wil-
liam Smith. 5. Mary, born November 18,
1674, died young. 6. Sarah, born July 6.
1677. 7. Onesiphorus, born February 10,
1678-79, married (first) Ruth Merrill, (sec-
ond) November 21, 171 1, Mehitable Dow,
widow. 8. Cornelius, died 1683. 9. Mary.
born September 29, 1686. 10. John, born
February 21, 1696-97.

(III) Joseph, son of Onesiphorus Page,
was born in Salisbury, April 6, 1670. He
married (first) March 12, 1690-91. Sarah
Smith, who died October 21, 1691, daughter
of Richard Smith. He married (second)
Elizabeth . Children, born at Salis-
bury: 1. Sarah, born October 12, 1691. By
the second wife : 2. Judith, born October 22,
1692, died March 16. 1695-96. 3. John, born
June 17, 1696, mentioned below. 4. Joseph,
born September 3, 1698. 5. Joshua, born No-
vember 15, 1700. 6. Benjamin, born May
14, 1703. 7. Mary, born May 26. 1706. 8.
Onesiphorus, born September 18, 1708.

(IV) John (2), son of Joseph Page, was
born in Salisbury, June 17. 1696. died March
11, 1767. He married, May 16, 1720, Mary



Winslow, who died August 21. 1774. in her
seventy-seventh year. They lived at Salisbury.
Children: 1. Ebenezer. 2. Samuel, settled
in Weare. 3. Betty. 4. Moses, born Septem-
ber 3, 1726, mentioned below. 5. John. 6.
Ephraim, bom 1730, married Hannah Currier.
7. Mary. 8. Benjamin, died young. 9. Ben-
jamin. 10. Enoch, settled in YVentworth. New
Hampshire.

( Y ) Moses, son of John (2) Page, was
born September 3, 1726, died September 27,
1805, at Gilmanton, New Hampshire. He re-
sided in Gilmanton and Epping. New Hamp-
shire, and married Judith French, daughter of
Benjamin French Sr. Children, born in Epp-
ing: 1. Judith, March 29, 1757. 2. Mary,
March 2, 1759. 3. Elizabeth, February 9,
1761. 4. John (twin), February 2, 1763. 5.
Benjamin (twin), February 2, 1763, men-
tioned below. 6. Ebenezer. December 30,
1766. 7. Hannah, February 21, 1769. 8.
Moses, January 29, 1771. 9. Andrew, born in
Gilmanton.

(VI) Benjamin, son of Moses Page, was
born in Epping, New Hampshire, February
2, 1763. He married. April 26, 1787, Ruth
Bean, of Brentwood, New Hampshire. They
lived in Belmont. New Hampshire, and later
removed to YVaterborough, Maine. Children,
born in Belmont: 1. James, 1797, mentioned
below. 2. Benjamin, September 26, 1798.
Other children.

(VII) James, son of Benjamin Page, was
born in 1797 in Belmont, New Hampshire,
and moved with his parents when young to
YVaterborough. Maine. He was a millwright
and lived in various towns. He died in 1840.
at the age of forty-three. He married Eliza
Woodman, born 1799, daughter of John
Woodman, a millwright of Buxton, Maine.
She died in Biddeford, Maine, at the age of
ninety-two years. Children: 1. Amos Wood-
man (twin), born August 8, 1823, died Au-
gust 31. 1891 ; married. October 4, 1848, Caro-
line Warren Shute, born October 31. 1825.
died November 25, 1888. 2. John Woodman
(twin), born August 8, 1823. Born at Hollis,
Maine: 3. Abigail. 4. Moses. 5. Thomas
Clarke, mentioned below. 6. Harriet A. 7.
Eliza Jane.

(VIII) Thomas Clarke, son of James
Page, was born in Hollis. Maine, April 23.
1832. At an early age he went to work upon
his uncle's farm at Biddeford, Maine, attend-
ing school whenever there was opportunity.
At the age of twelve he was apprenticed in a
shoe manufactorv at Haverhill, Massachu-



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setts, where he remained two and a half years,
going then to Biddeford, Maine, where he
learned the machinist's trade. He was am-
bitious and went to school whenever he could,
making the most of his meagre opportunities
for an education. In 1853 he went as a
journeyman machinist to Holyoke, Massachu-
setts, and in 1857 and 1858 established a small
repair shop in a room scarcely large enough to
contain his lathe and bench. This enterprise
afterwards became one of the largest concerns
of the kind in the state. In 1859 he took a
partner, S. S. Chase, under the firm name of
T. C. Page & Company, and a few years later
organized the Holyoke Machine Company and
built shops now running under that name. He
acted as general manager and agent until 1865,
when he had accumulated enough money to
buy a knitting machine invented by I. W.
Lamb. Mr. Page began at once to manufac-
ture these machines at Rochester, New York,
whither he removed, and in 1867 the company
bought the old Massachusetts Arms Company
property at Chicopee Falls and organized a
stock company known as the Lamb Knitting
Machine Manufacturing Company, capital
$200,000. making Lamb and Tuttle knitting
machines. In 1893 a combination was effect-
ed with A. G. Spaulding & Brothers of New
York and the capital increased, the new name
being the Lamb Manufacturing Company.
The business was large and varied, consisting
of Spaulding bicycles, gymnasium apparatus,
American club skates, golf and other sporting
goods, and gave employment to five hundred
hands. The business increased rapidly and
the company prospered. Mr. Page was treas-
urer, manager and agent. The factories were
equipped with every modern improvement and
made a speciality of finely finished work. In
1898 he retired and went abroad with his wife
and daughter. On account of his wife's
health, they soon returned, and in 1900 he re-
sumed business with J. Stevens Arms & Tool
Company. He is also interested in real estate
and owns a number of valuable houses in the
city. He is a member of Belcher Lodge of
Free Masons; of Unity Chapter. Royal Arch
Masons; of Springfield Commandery and
Massachusetts Consistory, and the order of the
Mystic Shrine. He is a director of the Con-
fectionery Machine Manufacturing Company;
of the Page-Storms Drop Forge Company ;
vice-president of the Chicopee Falls Savings
Bank. He was a director and the last presi-
dent of the First National Bank of Chicopee ;
director and treasurer of the Page Chocolate



Company ; in 1909 he is second vice-presi-
dent and second assistant treasurer of J.
Stevens Arms & Tool Company, and Stevens-
Duryea Company. In politics he is a Repub-
lican. He married (first) November 10, 1855,
Charlotte Wheeler, born March 29, 1832,
died October 9, 1878, daughter of Jonathan
and Abigail Wheeler. He married (second)
September 3, 1879, Mary E. Davis, of Ells-
worth, Maine, born September 14, 1848,
daughter of James F. and Jane (Lord) Da-
vis, of "Mayflower" ancestry. Children of
first wife: 1. Frederick H, born October 26,
1856, died May 18, 1864. 2. Edgar W., born
October 25, 1858, died August 10, 1859. 3.
Adelaide F., born January 17, 1861, died Au-
gust 30, 1863. 4. Frank H., born April 24,
1864, mentioned below. 5. Edward Clarke,
born March 28, 1868, 6. George Kennedy,
born July 25, 1870. Child of second wife: 7.
Katherine H,, born March 11, 1886.

(IX) Frank H, son of Thomas Clarke
Page, was born in Holyoke, April 24, 1864. He
attended the public schools at Chicopee Falls
and was a student in Williston Seminary at
Easthampton for one year, and a special stu-
dent for four years in the Massachusetts In-
stitute of Technology of Boston. In 1886 he
went to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and organ-
ized the Northwest Knitting Company, of
which he was the first treasurer. In 1889 he
bought an interest in the Paris-Murton Com-
pany, a concern engaged in the manufacture
of confectionery at Minneapolis. Soon after-
ward he was one of the inventors of the auto-
matic Starch Buck which marked the begin-
ning of a new era in the manufacture of can-
dy by machinery, and the joint inventor with
Gabriel Carlson of the Mogul Candy Ma-
chine. He organized the Confectionery Ma-
chine Company in Minneapolis and began bus-
iness there. In 1894 the entire plant was re-
moved to Springfield, Massachusetts, where it
has since been operated. Mr. Page is presi-
dent of the company and manager of the busi-
ness, which is the largest of its kind in the
world. He married, in 1887, Bertha Bails-
man, of Minneapolis. Three children : Fran-
ces, born September 18. 1889. Kenneth B.,
June, 1897. Doris, June, 1899.



In the earlv records the sur-
WHITTEN name Whitten is spelled
Wheeton. Whetton, Whee-
den, Whiten, Whiton, Whiting. Whitin, Whit-
ton. Whyton and Wyton, and several of these
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tionship of the various immigrants from
which the Whitin, Whiting, Whiton, Wheaton,
Weadon, Wheadon, and Whitten families de-
scend, is not known, but all were English and
the surname is of ancient English origin.
Doubtless there were branches of the family
also in Ireland and Scotland. According to
tradition there were three brothers of the
Whitten family early settlers in New Hamp-
shire, Samuel, Thomas, and John Whitten, or
Whidden. In 1671 John and Samuel Whit-
ten (or Whidden) were members of the
church at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and
contributed to the fund for the maintenance
of Rev. Mr. Moody.

( I ) Michael, son of John or Samuel Whit-
ten, was born about 1670, and settled in Ports-
mouth. Samuel Whidden (or Whitten) prob-
ably his brother, had a daughter Margaret,
born in Portsmouth, September, 1695. and his
wife occupied a seat in the North Church of
Portsmouth with "Widow Whidden," prob-
ably the mother of Samuel and Michael.
Michael married June 6, 1694. His children
were baptized in the same church June 5,
1709, as follows: 1. Michael, married Anna
Drew, May 27, 1719, at Portsmouth. 2. John,
mentioned below. 3. Samuel. 4. Abigail. 5.
Elizabeth. See vol. iv, p. 54, New Hampshire
Gen. Mag.). Michael was a member of the
' church in 1699 and ealier.

( II ) John, son of Michael Whitten, was
born about 1700, in Portsmouth, New Hamp-
shire, and settled in the adjacent town of
Kingston, New Hampshire, probably near the
Salisbury, Massachusetts, for the "History of
Kennebunkport, Maine," formerly Arundel,
Maine, states that he came from Salisbury
about 1724. He drew a lot at Arundel, on
the Saco river, in 1728, and was a proprietor
of the town in 1737. He married, at Salis-
bury, Ruth Merrill, born at Salisbury, July
26, 171 1, daughter of Deacon John Merrill.
Her father was a soldier in 17 10, a house-
wright by trade, born 1674, married, Septem-
ber 23, 1702, Mary Allen, and he died January
7, 1756. Sergeant Daniel Merrill, father of
Deacon John, was a resident of Newbury and
Salisbury, Massachusetts, born 1642, married,
May 14. 1667, Sarah Clough. who died March
18, 1705-06; married (second) May 29, 1708,
Sarah Morrill, widow of Philip Rowell and
Onesiphorus Page; he died June 27 ', 1717.
Nathaniel Merrill, father of Sergeant Daniel,
was the immigrant ancestor, brother of John
Merrill. Nathaniel Merrill died March 16,
1654-55, leaving a widow Susannah. John

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may have been the John Whitten who married,
April 24, 1745-46, at Kingston, New Hamp-
shire, Bridget Wyman. Children, according
to Kennebunkport history: 1. John, born
1734; died 1802; married Hannah Walker, of
Arundel, and went to Topsham, Maine, 1764.
2. Phineas, moved east. 3. Samuel, mentioned
below. 4. Humphrey, married Hannah Las-
sell. 5. Israel, married Sarah Fairfield ; was
in same company in the revolution with
brothers Joseph and Samuel. 6. Joseph, sol-
dier in the revolution ; died at Lyman, Maine,
1797; married Ann Burnham. 7. Mary, mar-
ried Samuel Waterhouse. 8. Hannah, mar-
ried Knight. 9. Ruth, married

Clay. 10. Martha, married Gordon.

11. Sarah, married Daniel Davis. 12. Lydia,
married Moses Wadlin. 13. Anna, married
(first) Captain English; (second) John Bur-
bank.

(III) Samuel, son of John Whitten, was
born at Kennebunkport. formerly Arundel,
about 1735. He settled in his native town, but
late in life moved away, probably to Alfred.
He married Hannah Poindexter, of Arundel.
He was a soldier in the revolution, third cor-
poral in Captain John Elden's company, Col-
onel Lemuel Robinson's regiment at Rox-
bury, Massachusetts, during the seige of Bos-
ton, 1776. His son Samuel and his brothers
Israel, Joseph, and perhaps John, were in the
same company- John was an officer in the
service. He had a son Samuel, mentioned be-
low. According to the census of 1790 he had
two males over sixteen, two under that age,
and four females in his family.

(IV) Samuel (2), son of Samuel (1)
Whitten, was born in Arundel, about 1760.
He served in Captain John Elden's company.
Colonel Lemuel Robinson, in the revolution,
and was drafted October 7, 1777, in Captain
Joshua Nason's company, Colonel Joseph
Storer's regiment, and was in the campaign
that ended with the taking of General Bur-
goyne's army. In 1790, Joseph, Israel and
Samuel were the heads of families of this
name living in Arundel. In Arundel the spell-
ing Whitten has been followed, but in the vi-
cinity we find Whittum, Whitton and Whid-
den.' Some of the family settled at Alfred,
before 1767. John Whitten married, at Al-
fred. Maine, before 1767. John Whitten mar-
ried, at Alfred, April 27,, 1767, Sarah Hodgden ;
Mary Whitten married there, November 30,
1768, Richard Dearborn ;Richard Whitten mar-
ried there, November 3, 1784. Mercy Jose. The
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of the Parsfield family of Whittens. Samuel
married twice, and had twelve children by the
first wife, and four by the second. The town
records are incomplete and do not give the
dates of birth of all these children. Children,
born at Alfred: i. Samuel, blacksmith and
farmer, married Lucinda Ladd, and settled in
Saco, Maine. (A Samuel Whitten married at
Alfred, December 14, 1828, Olive Hill). 2.
Mary, married, March 30, 1824. at Alfred,
Thatcher Friend. 3. Nancy, married Thomas
Buckminster, coffin-maker and undertaker ;
married (second), Caroline . 4. Wil-
liam, born October 17, 1799; mentioned be-
low. 5. Abel ( ?), married at Alfred, October
25, 1824, Judith Hubbard. 6. Daniel, mar-
ried (?), at Alfred, August 1, 1817, Dorothy
Cluff. 7. Nahum ( ?), married, at Alfred,
May, 1810, Betsey Wormwood. 8. George,
born October 17, 1802. 9. James, January 4,
1804.

( V ) William, son of Samuel Whitten, was
born at Alfred, October 17, 1799, and was
educated in the district schools of his native
town. When a young man he went west, but
after a few years came home, and worked for
a few vears at farming and other vocations.
He finally settled on a farm on the line be-
tween Biddeford and Kennebunkport, and
was a well-to-do farmer and influential citi-
zen. He was kindly and affable by nature,
and made many warm friends. He was a
Whig in politics, and both he and his wife
were active in the Methodist church and ear-
nest and consistent Christians. He married,
in Saco. Maine, Lucy McKinney, born in
Saco, May 25, 1800. died at the advanced age
of ninety- four years, daughter of John and
Tabitha (Phillips) McKinney, both natives of
Maine. Her father lived to the age of eighty-
four. Of a large family. Mrs. Whitten was
the only daughter. Children: 1. Irving, born
at Saco, August 2, 1831, a mason and farmer
at North Lexington, Massachusetts; married
Elizabeth Bird, of Walpole, Massachusetts
(now deceased). 2. Lucy Jane, born Novem-
ber 25, 1833 ; resides at Biddeford, unmarried.
3. William Henry, mentioned below.

(VI) William Henry, son of William Whit-
ten, was born at Biddeford, September 16.
1838, and educated in the common schools.
He learned the trade of mason, and three
years after serving his apprenticeship engaged
in business on his own account. After a few
years, however, he followed an inclination of
his youth and went to sea in a whaling
vessel. For three years and seven months



he was whaling in the Indian Ocean, and
some years afterward was a mariner in
the merchant service, visiting many ports in
Europe and the West Indies during the course
of his voyages. After his marriage he gave
up the sea and resumed his business as a ma-
son and contractor, and settled in West Rox-
bury, Massachusetts, now Jamaica Plain, Bos-
ton, where he bought a home, and prospered
in business. He invested in real estate, and
owns some valuable property in the section in
which he resides. He acquired a comfortable
competence, and retired from business several
years ago. He is a Republican in politics,
conscientious in the discharge of his duties
as a citizen. His life has been characterized
by great industry and application, earnestness
of purposes and strict integrity in all his busi-
ness relations. In religion he is a Methodist.

He married, in Biddeford, Maine, Novem-
ber 23, 1865, Emily I. Pritham, born April 11,
1832, daughter of Samuel and Matilda (Milli-
ken) Pritham, granddaughter of John and
May (Googan) Pritham. Her grandfather
was of an old New England family, born in
New Hampshire, settled in Old Orchard, and
was drowned off the beach of Scarborough at
the age of fifty-seven years; her grandmother
was a native of Old Orchard, Maine, of an old
Maine family, died at the advanced age of
eighty-three, leaving four sons and four*
daughters. Samuel Pritham was brought up
on his father*s farm, to which he succeeded
when his father died, and on which he lived
until his death in 1877, at the ripe old age of
eighty-three years. Mrs. Whitten had three
brothers — James Pritham. a farmer and car-
penter, lives in Portland. Maine, a widower
and childless, having lost his only daughter ;
Samuel Shirley Pritham. a farmer of Free-
port, married Alice Stokes, and has three
daughters ; Charles Pritham, a farmer of
Freeport, married Nellie (Merrill) Robinson,
and has two sons and a daughter. She also
had two sisters — Eliza Pritham, died in 1901,
at Freeport, wife of Enoch Brewer (de-
ceased), and Henrietta Pritham, who died in
childhood.

Children of William Henry and Emily J.
Whitten: 1. Ida Jane, born August 2, 1866;
resides with her parents in Jamaica Plain ;
married Frederick Serex ; one child, Sophia
E. Serrex. 2. Ernest P., born October 13,
1867, a civil engineer in the government ser-
vice at Manila, Philippine Islands ; married
Susan Crowfoot ; children : Mabel E., Ralph
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30, 1868, a skilful musician and teacher of
music; died May 29, 1908, unmarried. 4.
Mary \Y., born October 25, 1872; married
Jonathan A. Hunt, of Westborough, Massa-
chusetts, a manufacturer. 5. William H.,
born March 2, 1874, graduate of the Massa-
chusetts Institute of Technology^ an expert in
the United States Patent Office, Washington,
formerly in the hydrographic department. 6.
Henrietta, died in infancy. 7. Clarence, died
in infancy.



This name is not numerously
QUIMBY represented in New England

or in any part of America, but
the quality of its representatives will compare
favorably with that of many families of much
larger numbers. It has been identified with
the development of Massachusetts, and is en-
titled to honorable mention in connection
therewith. It begins at an early period of
American history, in settlement of the Mas-
sachusetts Bay Colony, and is still continuing
in a worthy way along the lines of civilization.

(I) Robert Quimby (also written Quinby)
is found of record in Amesbury, Massachu-
setts, as a ship carpenter, and was there mar-
ried about 1657 to Elizabeth, daughter of Wil-
liam and Elizabeth Osgood, of Salisbury. He
purchased land in Amesbury next year, and
received grants in 1659 and 1668. He is of
record as a "townsman" in 1660, and holding
a meeting house seat in 1667. He died about
1677, and it is probable that his death occurred
in the Indian massacre at Amesbury, July 7
that year; his wife was wounded in that mas-



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