He settled in 1640 in the west parish of
Haverhill, and the farm, now known as the
Poplar Lawn farm, was at last accounts in
possession of a direct descendant, having been
in the family ever since. He was the first
settler in that part of the town, and built a
log house in 1647. His name was on the list
of freemen in 1645, and was constable in 1650,
selectman in 1648-53-57-69-79. His will was
dated October 18, 1686, and he died October
IQ, 1686. It is a remarkable coincidence that
( lorge Corless, his son John, and his grand-
son John, all died on the same farm, each one
sitting in the same chair, lie married, Octo-
ber 26, at Haverhill, Joanna, daughter of
Thomas Davis. Children: i. Mary, born
September 6, 1646; died October 22, 1722;
married William NefF, and was with Hannah
Dustin when she was captured by the Indians.
2. John, born March 4, 1648; mentioned below.
3. Joanna, born A])ril 28, 1650: died October
29, 1734; married Joseph Huckins. 4. Martha,
born June 2, 1652; married Samuel Ladd. 5.
Deborah, born June 6, 1655; married Thomas
Eastman. 6. .\nn, born November 8, 1657;
died June, 1691 ; married John Robie. 7.
Huldali, born November 18, 1661 ; married
Samuel Kingsbury. 8. Sarah, born February
23. 1663 ; married Joseph .^\yer.
(IIj John, son of George Corless, was born
in Haverhill, March 4, 1648. and died Febru-
ary 17, 1698. He inherited the homestead
from his father, and his name is among those
who took the oath of allegiance at Haverhill,
November 28. 1677. He was also among the
list of .soldiers ])aid by the town August 24,
1676. He died intestate February 17. 1698,
and the inventory of his estate was filed .Au-
gust I, 1698. He married Mary Wilford. born
November 18. 1667, daughter of (iilbert Wil-
ford. of Haverhill. She married (second)
William Wliittakcr. of Haverhill. Children:
1. John, born March 4. 1686: mentioned below.
2. Mary, born February 25, 1687. 3. Thomas,
Ixirn March 2, 1689; died 1784. 4. Hannah,
born 169 1 : died September 8, 1764. 5. Timo-
thy, born December 13, 1693; died 1783. 6.
Jonathan, born July 16, 1695; died March 22,
1787. 7. Mehitable, born May 15, 1698.
(HI) John (2), son of John (i) Corless,
was born at Haverhill, March 4. 1686, and
died in 1766. He resided on the old home-
stead, and had willed it to his son. but outlived
him. and the farm descended to his grandsons.
He was a man of large stature, being more
than six feet in height and finely proportioned.
He had a powerful voice, and it is said that he
could be heard and under.stood a mile away.
He enjoyed remarkable health until he was
over seventy-five years old. He gave each
of his children a good education and provided
for them liberally in every way. He married,
171 1, Ruth Haynes. born February 7. 1691,
died 1787. Children: i. Ruth, born October
14. 1712; died 1802. 2. George, born March
4, 1714; died April 4, 1714. 3. John, born
September 12, 1715; died November 15, 1753.
4. Timothy, born February 4, 1717; died 1760.
5. Sarah, born November, 1718; died Novem-
ber 20, 1736. 6. Abigail, born November 20,
1720. 7. Joseph, born November 4. 1722;
mentioned below. 8. Hannah, born August 16,
1724. 9. Infant, died young. 10. Mary, bom
May 8, 1727. 11. Infant, died young. 12.
Jonathan, born February 25, 1730; died 1776.
13. Joshua, born January 19, 1733: died Janu-
ary 29, 1819.
(IV) Joseph, son of John (2) Corless. was
born in Haverhill, November 4, 1722, and
died November 3, 1762. He married, Febru-
ary 19. 1746, Mary Emerson, of Haverhill,
born .September 3. 1728, died November 8,
1815. Children: i. Josej)h, born November
29, 1747; mentioned below. 2. .Sarah, born
May 5, 1749: died 1787. 3. Ephraim, born
.August 3. 1751 ; died (October 25, 1824. 4.
Solomon, born June 30. 1754: died Sejitember
'5. 1755- 5- Abigail, borii August 9, 1756;
died November 11, 1803. 6. Polly, born April
16, 1760; died May i. 1824. 7. John, born
March 25. 1761 ; died November 21. 1841.
(\') Jo.seph (2), son of Joseph (i) Corless,
was born Noveinber 20. 1747, and died .Sep-
tember 20. 1820. With his first one hundred
dollars which he earned peddling thread for
the Londonderry settlers, he bought a hundred
acres of land and a small house at Windham,
New Hampshire. lie moved his family there.
;ind later built a large house which remained
there until 1840. when it was removed to
Lowell, M^assachusi'tts. lie married (first)
abont 1767. Miri.-ini Fmerson : (second)
Betsey, daughter of Francis Utinox. a descend-
ant of Huguenots. Her father left France for
England, where he married .Mary Lee. de-
scendant of Henry Lee, whom Walter Scott
has made historic. He and his wife and son
sailed for .America., and Betsey was born on
the voyage. On their arrival the father and
son both died, and the mother soon followed,
leaving her daughter in charge of a godmother
who bought her thread and linen of the Lon-
donderry settlers. This godmother placed her
charge. Betsey Utinox. in the family of Mr.
Gregg, of Londonderry. She learned the
weaver's trade, and used to travel among the
settlers and weave for them when needed.
Arriving at Windham, the constable. Joseph
Corless. was obliged to serve warning on her
as a transient person. He found her at the
house of his mother-in-law, dressed in her red
dress, weaving for them. The reading of the
law terrified her. and though they soothed her
by telling her that it was simply a matter of
form she never forgot the scene. Afterward
Joseph Corless took her for his second wife.
Joseph Corless kept a tavern from 1812 to
1819. The cellar of his house may still be
seen at the corner of the road leading from
Windham to Richard Woodbury's farm at
Salem. Xew Hamjjshire. He served in the
revolution in the first military company of
Windham, in 1775, under Captain James Gil-
niorc : also in Captain John N'esmith's com-
pany. Colonel Matthew Thornton's regiment
in 1776. and in .August of that year was m the
C'ontinental army. He was elected constable
in 1780. but declined to serve. Being forced to
serve he declined to collect the minister's rate
and was finally excused from doing so. Chil-
dren of first wife: i. Solomon, born in Haver-
hill ; married Annis Houghton. 2. Sally, mar-
ried Lund. 3. Polly, born February 5,
1773: died unmarried. 4. Ephraim. born June
^9- I77.> 5- I'eter. born .Sejitember 30, 1777;
died unmarried. 6. Miriam, born May 9. 1781 ;
died young. 7. Joseph, born .Ajjril 21. 1784;
went to sea and never returned. 8. Benjamin
Ctwin), born .April 21, 1784; died young. 9.
John, born September 6, 1786; died October
19, 1837; married Jane Todd. Children of
second wife: 10. Cyrus, born March 27. 1794;
mentioned below. 11. Betsey, born May 20,
1795: married John D. Emerson. 12. Elijah,
born July 21. 1796; died a young man. 13.
Lydia. born January 12. 1800; married Will-
iam Dustin. 14. Abigail, born December 17,
1805: married Curtis .Sargent: died 1878.
(VL) Cyrus, son of Joseph (2) Corless,
was born .March 27, 1794, and lived in W ind-
ham until 1824. He removed to St. Albans,
\ermont, and afterwards to Quincy, Mas.sa-
chusetts. He was a foreman in the granite
(juarry there, and was killed in the quarry in
1839. He married Phebe, daughter of Lib-
beus (iordon, of Great Falls. She died in
1864. at West Quincy. Children: i. Ro.xanna,
born February 4, 1817: married William Rip-
ley. 2. Tabitha R.. born June 8. 1818 ; married
l-"rank Brown. 3. Daniel G., born I-'ebruary
12. 1820. 4. Libbeus G., born February 25,
1 82 1. 5. Joseph, born .August 13, 1823. 6.
Edward Clark. 7. Simon Berry, mentioned
below. 8. Elijah, killed by blasting rocks at
( \1I I Simon Berry, only living child of
Cyrus Corless, was born at Greensborough,
Vermont. November 11, 1827. He was edu-
cated in the public schools of Quincy, whither
his parents removed when he w-as about five
years old. His father was killed when he was
twelve years old, and he had to leave school
and go to work. He was first employed in the
stone c|uarry to carry tools for the <|uarrymen,
and learned the trade of granite cutter after-
ward. When gold was discovered in Cali-
fornia he and his brother joined a company of
young men who bought a small vessel and
sailed around Cape I lorn to California, through
the Straits of .Magellen, taking nearly eight
months for the trip. On reaching California
they sold the .shi]) and sought their fortunes
in the gold fields. .After three years of pros-
])ecting and mining, he returned home and
with his brother ojjerated a granite (|uarry in
East .Milton. They were prosperous, and after
a few years purchased other quarries in Ran-
dolph. They took large contracts for granite
buildings and other structures, curbstones and
especially monuments, many of which were
designed by .Mr. Corless. He had charge of
many large contracts and was one of the best
known (|uarrymen in the business. He retired
1890. Was first made a Mason in Quincy. and
is a charter member of Constellation Lodge
of Free Masons of Dcdham : a member of St.
Paul's Chapter, Royal Arch Masons, being
now an honorary member of both ; is a mem-
ber of the lodge of Odd Fellows in Randolph,
and for tw'cnty-one years was a member of
tiie Royal .Arcanum. In (lolitics he is a Re-
publican. He has resided at Randolj))! since
1873. He married (first) Mary Kayo, born
at West Quincy, 1864. He married (second)
.April 29, 1870, .Susan Kingsbury, born Sep-
tember 25, 1840, at Dedham. daughter of Mel-
zar and Mary (Stone) Kingsbury. (See
Kingsbury). Children of first wife: i. Alma
B., born West Quincy, August 13, 1854; mar-
ried Henry Wales (see Wales). 2. Mehitable,
born February 8, 1857 ; married Walter Berry;
two sons, Simon C and Donald. 3. Maria L..
born P'cbruary 5, 1859; married Edward
Young. Children of second wife: 4. Cyrus,
born April 24, 1877; married Sarah Jane
Langley, of Mattapan, Massachusetts. 5.
Ralph Kingsbury, born July 2, 1880.
Several immigrants by the
KINGSBURY name of Kingsbury, or Kings-
bery.came early to New Eng-
land. Of these were Henry, John and Joseph
Kingsbury, probably brothers. Henry Kings-
bury came in the ship "Talbot," in 1630. and
joined the church at Boston, with his wife
Margaret. Henry of Ipswich, born 1615. and
called "kinsman" in the will of John of Ded-
ham, was probably son of Henry the immi-
grant. John Kingsbury, of Watertown, was
admitted a freeman March 3, 1635-6. He
removed to Dedham in 1636, where he served
as deputy to the general court and as a town
officer; his will proved December 2, 1659-60,
mentioning wife Margaret, brother Joseph,
kinsman Thomas Cooper of Seaconque, and
Henry Kingsbury of Ipswich. The name is of
ancient luiglish origin, derived from the place
of that name, Kingsborough.
(I) Joseph Kingsbury, immigrant ancestor
of this branch of the family, brother of John,
settled at Dedham, Massachusetts, as early as
1637. His wife Millicent. "who appeared to
ye church a tender-hearted soule, full of feares
& temptations, but truly breathing after
Christ," was admitted to the Dedham church
April 24, 1639. He was admitted .'\pril 9,
1641. He was admitted a freeman June 2.
1641. He died before June i, 1676, his wife
surviving him. His will was dated May 22,
1675, and proved June i, 1676. It bequeaths
to sons Joseph, John, Eliezer and Natlianicl ;
wife Millicent ; daughter Sarah Croseman ;
son-in-law Thomas Cooper, of Rehoboth ;
grandchild Elizabeth Brewer: sons-in-law
Robert Croseman and Nathaniel Brewer :
refers to deceased brother John Kingsbury.
Children: i. Sarah, married Robert Crose-
man, of Taunton. 2. Mary. lx>rn at Dedham,
Se]itember t. 1637: married (probably) Dea-
con Thomas Cooper, of Rehoboth. 3. Eliza-
beth, born at Dedham, Se]itember 14, 1638:
married Nathaniel Brewer, of Ro.xbury, and
died June 25, 1661. 4. Joseph, born at Ded-
ham, February 17, 16401 ; died December 16,
1688: married Mary ; (second) Sep-
tember 7, 1681, Mary Donier; settled at
Wrentham. 5. John, born at Dedham, Au-
gust 15, 1643; died May 30, 1669; married
Elizabeth Fuller. 6. Eleazer, born May 17,
1645 : died February 2, 1722-3 ; married Esther
Judson. 7. Nathaniel, mentioned below.
(II) Nathaniel, son of Joseph Kingsbury,
was born in Dedham, March 26, 1650, and
died October 14, 1694. He was admitted a
freeman in 1677. He married Mary .
Children: I. Nathaniel, born September 14,
1674; married, December 5., 1695, Abigail
Barker: died January 19, 1724-5. 2. James.
3. Timothy, born October 15. 1680; resided
at Needham ; married Hannah . 4.
John, born .August 17, 1686. 5. Daniel, born
November 11, 1688; mentioned below. 6.
Millicent, born March 30, 1693.
(III) Daniel, son of Nathaniel Kingsbury,
was born November 11, 1688, and died April
27, 1754. He resided at Wrentham, where he
married, December 29, 1713, Elizabeth Ste-
vens, of Dedham, who survived him. and died
in 1764. Children: i. Daniel, born March 12,
171 5: died 1783: married (first) November 3,
1737. lieriah Mann; (second) October 19,
1755, .\bigail .\dams, widow. 2. Stephen,
mentioned below. 3. Elizabeth, married Joshua
I'artridge. 4. Mary, married Joseph Harding.
(I\') Stephen, son of Daniel Kingsbury,
was born about 1716, and died April 23. 1754,
aged thirty-eight years. He married Silence,
daughter of Samuel Partridge. Children: i.
Moses, born about 1742, mentioned below. 2.
.•\aron, born about 1743. 3. Lois, born al)out
1745: married Metcalf. 4. Joseph,
born about 1747. 5. Olive, born abmit 1751.
6. .Stephen, born about 1754. 7. Benjamin. 8.
(\') Moses, son of Stephen King.sbury,
was born about 1742, and was probably the
Moses who died in the fall of 1771, leaving a
widow Thankful. Children: I. Cyrus, re-
moved to .'\lstead. New Hampshire, and was
father of Rev. Cyrus Kingsbury D. D. (B. U.
t8i2). missionary to Choctaw Indians. 2.
Moses, mentioned below. 3. Matilda.
I \'l) Moses (2), son of Moses (i) Kings-
burv, resided on the homestead at Dedham
Island. lie was a farmer. He married Han-
naii Lewis, of Needham. Children: i. Han-
nah, born November 23, 1799. 2. Calvin, Feb-
ruarv 3, 1801. 3. Daniel. Jatiuary 25, 1802.
4. Melzar, October i, 1803: mentioned below.
5. Joshua, January 25. 1805. 6. Deborah, De-
cember 13, 1806. 7. Mary L., September 3.
1808. 8. Jonatban, February 9, 1810. i).
Moses. January 2. 181 1. 10. George. Marcb
15, 1813: died young. 11. Charles. February
5. 1815. 12. Caroline, September 12. 1816.
13. Sarah Ann. April 30. 181 8. 14. George,
October 20, 182 1. 15. Henry, May 16, 1823.
(VII) Melzar, son of Moses (2) Kings-
bury, was born at Dedham. October i. 1803.
and died there in July. 1S72. aged sixty-nine
years. He was a farmer on the homestead,
and married Mary Stone, born at Brunswick.
Maine, in 1819. died at Dedham, 1902, aged
eighty-three. Children: i. Benjamin, died
aged two years. 2. Mary, born January 28.
1839: married George Chase, of Dedham; one
child. George Arthur, born 1856- 3- Susan,
born September 25, 1840: married Simon
Barry Corless (see Corless). 4. Augusta, born
February 7, 1851, died December 17, 1901 ;
married Louis J. Houghton, of Dedham, died
June 28, 1908: two children: Charles Ed-
ward, born January 5, 1878; Royal B., died
June 26, 1901, aged twenty years.
The surname Wales is obviously
\\'ALE.S derived from the name of a place
and the family dates back in
England to remote antiquity. Xathaniel Wales,
immigrant ancestor, was born in England as
early as 1600, and came to New England in
the ship "James," a fellow passenger of the
famous Rev. Richard Mather, who has left an
interesting description of the voyage in his
journal, printed in "Young's Chronicles." Tie
settled at Dorchester of which he became a
proprietor, and was admitted to the church
there and freeman N'ovember 2, 1637. He was
a weaver or webster by trade. He removed
to Boston in 1651, and was received into the
church there with his wife Susan, March 2,
1651-2. She was a daughter of John Green-
away, a millwright of Dorchester. Isabel,
whom some records give as the name of his
wife, may have been his first wife. He de-
posed I'^ebruary i, 1661. that his wife's name
was Susan. He calls Humphrey .Xtherton his
brother-in-law, and his son Xathaniel marrierl
Isabel, daughter of Atherton. Nathaniel
Wales died at I'.oston, December 4, 1661. His
will was dated June 20. 1661, be(|ueathing
land at Dorchester and Boston to his wife and
sons Timothy. Nathaniel atid John ; daughters
Priscilla and .Sarah, and grandchild Timothy
Wells Jr. Humphrey Atherton, his brother-
in-law, was made overseer and his wife Susan
executrix. The inventory was dated January
3. 1662, appraised by Edmund Jackson and
Robert Walker. His widow died without ad-
ministering the estate, and his grandson Jeri-
jah Wales was appointed administratur July
('. 1719. Children: i. .Xathaniel. mentioned
below. 2. Timothy, lived in Dorchester. 3.
John, of Dorchester. 4. Priscilla. 5. Sarah.
(). Daughter married Timothy Wells.
(II) Xathaniel (2), son of Xathaniel (i)
Wales, was born about 1625, doubtless in Eng-
land, and died .May 10, 1662, in Boston. His
will was dated .May 18, 1662. and proved May
27, fallowing. He married Isabel Humjjhrey,
ba]3tized at Winwick, England, January 23,
i()30, daughter of Major-General Humphrey
Atherton, of Dorchester, one of the most dis-
tinguished men of the first generation in Mass-
achusetts. His wife died shortly before his
death. Children, born in Boston, mentioned
in his will: i. Xathaniel, mentioned below.
- . Samuel. 3. Mary. 4. Jonathan, killed in
King I'hili])'s war.
(ill) Elder Xathaniel (3), son of Xathaniel
(2) Wales, was born about 1650, and died in
Braintree, March 23, 1718. He settled early
in life in Braintree, formerly Mount W'ollas-
ton, and jiart of Boston. He was there in
1^175 and bought twenty acres of land Sep-
tember 6, 1684, of the old iron works land at
Braintree, then called Monotoquod. He was
chosen deacon of the Braintree church, and
was ordained ruling elder there February 27,
1 700- 1, by Rev. Mr. Fiske. Rev. Peter
Thatcher, of IMilton. and Elder John Rogers,
of Weymouth. He married Joanna b'axon,
who died May i r, 1704, tlaughter of Thomas
I'axon, of Braintree. She was less than fif-
teen years old, we are told, when her first child
was born. Children: i. Elizabeth, born Feb-
ruary 10, 1675-6. 2. Joanna, born April 18,
1679; died April 25. 1679. 3. Sarah, born
March ir. 1780; married Xathaniel Thayer.
4. .Xathaniel. born December 29, 1681 ; mar-
ried Esther .Abbey. 5. Joanna, born December
19. 1683: died .Sej)tembcr 27. 1707. unmarried.
6. FJkannah. born December i, 1(385. 7- Deb-
orah, born October 16, 1687; married, 1708,
Elizabeth Holbrook. 8. Thomas, born Octo-
ber 6, 1689; died February 22, 1690. 9. Mary,
born Aj)ril i. 1691 : married, .\pril 8, 1714,
John Thayer. 10. .Samuel, born June 23. 1693.
ri. Thomas, born April 19. i6(;5, mentioned
below. 12. Jose|)h. born April 29, 1697; mar-
ried, 1713. Hannah .Allen. 13. Jf)hn, born
May 25, 1699: married, Xovember 8, 1733.
1 fazadiah Leonard. 14. Rachel, born October
15. 1701 ; married, Xovember 12, 1719, Cap-
tain Mljenezer Thayer. 15. Atherton, born
March 8, 1704: grathiate of Harvard College,
1726: married. 1730, Mary, daughter of Rev.
fl\') Deacon Thomas, son of Elder
Nathaniel (3) Wales, was born in Braintree,
Ai)ril 19. 1695. He married (first) January
13, 1719. Mary iielcher. who died January 30,
1741 ; (second) September 7. 1742, Sarah
Belcher, widow of Samuel Belcher. Children,
born in Braintree: i. Samuel, November 3,
1719. 2. Atherton, p-ebruary 11. 1721. 3.
Mary, November 21, 1722; died July 13, 1731-
4. Ephraim, C)ctober, 1725; died young. 5.
Ephraim, November 3, 1727; died October 6,
1744. 6. Moses, December 20, 1728. 7.
Nathaniel, October 26. 1729. 8. Deborah,
March 27, 1731. 9. Thomas, .August 24, 1733;
died July 3, 1736. 10. Mary, February 27,
1736. II. Thomas, February 20, 1738; died
November 9, 1759. 12. John, March 3, 1739;
died March 23, 1740. Children of second wife:
13. Joanna. May 9. 1746. 14. Fphraim, May
9. 174^1: mentioned lielow. 15. John, February
14, 1747: died March 7, 1747.
(\') Dr. h4)hraim Wales, son of Deacon
Thomas Wales, was born in Braintree, May 9,
1746. He graduated from Harvard College
in 1768, and fitted himself for the medi-
cal profession. He practiced medicine in'
Soutli I'raintree many years, and became an
eminent and successful doctor. He was in
the revolution, on the Lexington alarm, in
Cajitain Selh Turner's com|)any. Colonel Ben-
jamin Lincoln's regiment. He married
Beale. Children: i. Thomas Beale, graduate
of Harvard, 1795: resided in Boston. 2. Dr.
F'piiraim, mentioned below. 3. Emily, mar-
ried .Aaron Littleficld.
(\'l) Dr. hlphraim Wales (2). son of Dr.
E])]iraim Wales ( i ), was born in South Brain-
tree, now Kandolph, about 1780. He was edu-
cated in the public schools and in Dartmouth
College, and succeeded his father as a physi-
cian at Randolj)!!. He married Mary, daugh-
ter of Silas .Alden, and descendant of John
.Alden of the "Mayflower." Children: I.
Lawrence. 2. Fphraim. 3. Lawrence. 4.
Peter .Adams, menlioned below. 5. Mary. 6.
Tiiomas B. 7. Sally. 8. .Annie, lives in Ran-
(\'H) Peter .Adams, son of Dr. Ephraim
Wales (2), was born in Randolph, Massachu-
setts, April 30, 1 81 3, and died there April 6,
1881. He was educated in the public schools,
and followed farming. He jiossessed con-
siderable mechanical genius, and invented a
pump, which he manufactured with profit for
man) years. He accumulated a handsome
competence and took rank among the most
substantial men of the town. In politics he
v.a= a Republican. He married, 1838, Millie
.Ann Downs, born 1815, at Canton, died 1898,
at Randolph. Children, born at Randolph :
1. Henry James (twin), born December 26,
1838: died July 23, 1905; lived on the home-
stead, which he and his twin brother conducted
in (jartnership : married .Alma B. Corless, bom
in Ouincy, daughter of Simon B. Corless (see
Corless) : had two sons and two daughters.
2. James Henry (twin), born December 26,
1838: mentioned below. 3. Eliza Downes,
born 1840: married Edward K. Parker, of
( \'HI ) James Henry, twin son of Peter
.Adams Wales, was born at Randolph, Decem-
ber ifi, 1838. He was educated in the public
schools, and worked during his boyhood and
youth on his father's farm. He and his
brother succeeded to the farm and the pump
manufacturing business, which they conducted
successfully for many years. He has a pro-
ductive farm and an excellent dairy. In poli-
tics he is a Republican, but he has never
accepted public office. He is a member of the
Congregational church. He married. Novem-
ber 26, 1898., A'iola Alorse, born in Rangeley,
Maine. They have had no children, but have
ado])ted a daughter, Alberta G. Wales.
William Thorpe, immigrant
THORPE ancestor, was born in England
about 1605. He was a founder
and settler of New Haven, Connecticut, and
came to New England about 1635, with his
wife Elizabeth, aged twenty, and daughter
Elizabeth, aged two years. His wife died Oc-
tober 9, i6f)0, and he married (second) Mar-
garet I'igg (Pidge), widow of Robert Pigg.
His will was dated September u. 1670, and
he died about 1684. Children: i. Nathaniel,
baptized May 24, 1640; mentioned below. 2.
Elizabeth, baptized April. 1643. 3. John, bap-
tized July. 1643-4; settled in Fairfield, Con-
necticut. 4. Samuel, baptized June 14, 1646;
died February 2, 1728. 3. Eleazer. born Jan-
uary 12, 1649; died February 20, 1649.
(II) Natlianiel, son of William Thorpe,
was baptized May 24, 1640, probably in Mass-
achusetts. He was admitted a freeman in
1699. He married (first) November 20. 1662,
Mary Ford, who died August 28, 1684, daugh-
ter of Timothy Ford, of Charlestown, Mass-
achusetts ; (second) December 10, 1692, Sarah
Robbins. His will was dated July 9. i~og, and
he died that year. Children of first wife: i.
Nathaniel, born March 6, 1664; mentioned
below. 2. Mary, born November, 1666: died
young. 3. Mary, born February i, 1667; mar-
ried John Mackay. 4. ^\■illiam. born April 30,
1670. 5. Daui^hter, January 14. 1671. 6. .\bi-
gail. May 15, 1676. 7. Elizabeth, July 21,
1680. 8. Samuel, February 13, 16S1. Chil-
dren of second wife: 9. Sarah, born Decem-
ber 10, 1692. 10. Hannah, May 12, 1695. 11.
Experience, March 4, 1698; married Nathaniel