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Northampton, where the oldest s. liv. while the others cont. at W.
Samuel, Barnstable, by w. Sarah had Sarah, wh. d. 2 Aug. 1690^ and f.
and mo. had d. the mo. preced. Samuel, Charlestown, freem. 1690,
says the rec. but Budington has not giv. his name among ch. memb.
Samuel, Northampton, eldest s. of the brave capt. Samuel, m. 1675,
Rebecca, d. of capt. Benjamin Newbury of Windsor, had Mary,.b. 1676,
d. soon; Samuel, 1679 ; Abigail, 1682 ; Sarah, 1685 ; Preserved, 1691 ;
tol. III. 14


Lydia; and Mercy; was freem. 1690. Samuel, Boston 1681, had w,
Euth, freem. 1691. * Thomas, Dorchester 1634, freem. 6 May 1635,
rem. it is thot. *to Windsor; was rep. in Mar. and Apr. 1638 ; but no
more is kn. with certainty. In Stiles, Hist. 698, he is said to m. 2 Mar.
1637, Mary Drake, wh. may have been d. of the first John; and we
might suppose, from the same line, the same man m. 10 May 1660,
Bethia Parsons, but the darkness is palpable, upon the same page, where
he teach, that Thomas Maskell m. that day that same woman; and
great distrust springs up, when we see him, p. 735, give the same woman,
the same day, to Thomas Haskell. * Thomas, Boston, shoemaker, or
ferryman, or both, call, widower on adm. to the ch. 31 Aug. 1634;
freem. 4 Mar. 1635, had brot. from Eng. prob. s. Thomas and Samuel,
ds. Sarah and Frances ; and here by sec. w. Alice had Eliakim, b. 1
Mar. 1637, yet not bapt. until 15 Apr. 1638, no doubt on acco. of the
antinom. quarrel in the ch. for acting with the major part of wh. in
support of Wheelwright, he was requir. in Nov. 1637 to surrender his
arms ; but like most of the rest, thus abused, regain, high esteem, was
selectman 1647-58, deac. and rep. 1650, and d. perhaps 1665. Frances
m. 16 July 1652, Joseph Howe ; and Sarah m. James Fenniman,
Great indulgence must be granted to investigat. a. this name, for ano.
Thomas, Boston 1643, a tailor, adm. of the ch. 17 Feb. 1644, had
Thomas, bapt. 7 Jan. 1644, 5 days old; freem. in May of same yr.
prob. and in June foil, was excom. I think he went to New Haven, aft.
recov. in 1646, the favor of his former fellow-worshippers. * || Thomas,
Eeading, came, prob. in the James from London 1635, aged 22, had
Hannah, b. 7 June 1640 ; Samuel, 1 Sept. 1643, d. in one wk. ; Abigail;
Sarah, d. young; Thomas and Eebecca, tw. 20 Feb. 1648; Eliz.;
Sarah, again, 14 Feb. 1655; was freem. 1653, a lieut. and aft. very
long deliberat. by me, is thot. to be that man of Lynn, always call. capt.
who there had Joanna, 14 Sept. 1657 ; John, 14 Feb. 1660; Euth, 14
Aug. 1662; and Mary, 25 May 1665; was of ar. co. 1640, and, per-
haps, freem. 4 June 1641 ; certain, rep. 1659, 60, 3, 4, 7, and 8; d. 23
Dec. 1689; and his wid. Eebecca d. Aug. 1693. Hannah m. at Lynn,
17 June 1659, John Lewis; Sarah m. 15 July 1674, Ebenezer Stocker;
and Mary m. 7 Apr. 1685, Edward Baker. Lewis seems to me, to
have confus. f. and s. and to have misled Farmer. See p. 92 of Lewis,
Ed. 2d. But for what John Dunton, in Life and Errors, says of this,
capt. hav. been one of Cromwell's soldiers, I am compell. to suspect, that
the author mistook his jolly host, or that the veteran designedly impos.
on him. Thomas, Salem 1657. Thomas, Middletown 1669, then
offered as freem. may have had Thomas, Joel, and Mary, wh. m. 27 July
1665, John Catlin, but it is not certain. Thomas, d. at Northampton,

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3 June 1663, but we are sure he was only a casual visitor. Thomas,
Andover, ought to have more told of him than is found in Farmer, that
he d. Jan. 1708, almost 100 yrs. old, and that Joanna d. there in May
foil, aged a. 100. Perl^ps it was his d. Mary wh. ra. 6 July 1659,
Robert Russell. Thomas, Charlestown 1684, who gains this place, as
does he of Salem 1657, on authority of Barry. Thomas, Hartford, had
sis. Mary, wh. m. John Catlin, but who was their f. is not ascert. He
had Mary, b. 10 May 1670; John, 24 Feb. 1672 ; William, 21 Apr.
1674; Thomas, 3 Oct. 1676; Eliz. 23 Oct. 1678; Sarah, 27 Mar.
1681; and Benjamin, 22 Feb. 1684; and d. 1692. His s. Thomas, a
mariner, m. aft. the date of his will, 15 Feb. 1697, Mary Chantrel of
Boston, spinster, and she had it pro. 19 Sept. 1700, as his wid. in wh.
he gave memo, to his sis. Eliz. spinster, and bro. Benjamin, and uncle
John Catlin, all of Hartford, as he also styles hims. but Sffresid. to his
beloved fr. M.' C. Thomas, Windsor, s. of capt. Samuel, m. 3 Mar.
1686, Mary Drake, d. prob. of John of the same, had Thomas, b. 14
Jan. 1687, d. young; Mary, 21 Feb. 1689 ; Samuel, 23 July 1691;
Thomas, 6 Feb. 1694; Rachel, 12 Apr. 1696; Catharine, 11 Apr.
1699 ; John, 3 Apr. 1701 ; Noah, 24 Apr. 1703, d. young ; Daniel,
1705 ; Benjamin, 8 Aug. 1707, d. in few mos. ; and Eunice, 3 May
1709. William, Salem 1638, had then, says Felt, gr. of Id. He prob.
came in the Abigail, 1 635, from London, aged 40. William, Charles-
town, m. 8 Apr. 1666, Mary. d. of William Hilton, wh. d. 15 July 1678)
aged a. 33, had William, and Mary, bapt. 4 Feb. 1672, she hav. join,
the ch. a few days bef. ; John, 20 Apr. 1673; Edward, 16 Apr. 1676;
and by sec. w. Lydia had Samuel, bapt. 31 Aug. 1684; Hannah, 25
Sept. 1687. Twelve of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at N. E. coll.
half of them at Harv. three at Yale, and two at Dart.

Marshckopt, Mashcroft, or Mascroft, Daniel, Roxbury, m. 23
May 1665, Mary, d. of John Gorton, prob. liv. in some other place,
there had Eliz. until d. of the f. of his w. aft. wh. I find in the rec. of
R. Hannah, b. 6 May 1.677 ; but perhaps he rem. again to some neighb.
town, and had Samuel, brot. to bapt. with Mehitable, 3 Feb. 1684, when
we see in rec. of b. only that of the d. 28 Feb. bef. He had also Mary,
whose b. is not kn. but she d. 8 June 1688; and he d.' perhaps bef.
mid. age, and his wid. d. 30 June 1703. Eliz. m. at R. 18 Mar. 1700,
Samuel Spencer ; and Hannah m. 15 July 1701, Samuel Frost. But
both the hs. were, I suppose, of ano. town.

Marshfield, Josiah, Springfield, s. of Samuel, m. 22 Sept. 1686,

Rachel, d. of Jonathan Gilbert, had six ch. b. at S. was freem. 1690,

and aft. 1700 rem. to Hartford, there had a s. b. 17 Mar. 1704. * Sam-

"tjel, Springfield, s*. of Thomas, b. in Eng. m. 18 Feb. 1652, Esther, d.


of deac. Samuel Wright, had Mercy, b. 10 June 1653 ; Thomas, 6 Sept.
1654, both of wh. d. young; Sarah, 2 Feb, 1656; Samuel, 1659, d.
young; Hannah, 1661 ; and Abilene, 2 Apr. 1664. His w. d. next day,
and he m. 28 Dec. 1664, Catharine, wid. of Thomas Gilbert, d. of Sam-
uel Chapin, and had been wid. first of Nathaniel Bliss, had JoSiah, 29
Sept. 1665; Esther, 6 Sept. 1667 ; and Margaret, 3 Dec. 1670; was a
propr. of Westfleld 1666, but never liv. there; rep. 1680, 3, and 4,
sheriff of the Co. and d. 8 May 1692. Sarah m. 1676, William
Holton, jr. ; Hannah m. Joseph Bedurtha; Abilene m. Thomas Gil-
bert ; Esther m. Ephraim Colton ; and Margaret m. Ebenezer Parsons.
Thomas, Windsor, may be thot. to have rem. with Warham, from Dor-
chester, but no certainty is reach, by inquir. unless the conject. be adopt,
that he and first Thomas Marshall were the same person. The first that
can positive, be learn, is by a letter from him, as Marshfield, to Samuel
Wakeman, 6 May 1641, on p. 12 of our Vol. I. of Reg. of Deeds,
strange as the place is, where an extr. is insert, by Gov. Winth. and
next yr. he withdrew from the country, as by Conn. Rec. 14 Oct. 1642,
when the Court appoint, trustees to manage his est. for use of the
creditors. Perhaps he was lost at sea, but at least no more was ever
heard of him. His wid. and fam. rem. to Springfield, the ch. being
Samuel, bef. ment. ; Sarah, wh- m. Thomas Miller, and ano. d.

Marston, * Benjamin, Salem, s. of John, m. Sarah, d. prob. of Hill-
iard Verin, rep. 1696, was, I presume, f. of Benjamin, H. C. 1689, a
man of distinct. Ephraim, Hampton, s. of Thomas, m. 19 Feb. 1678,
Abigail, d. of John Sanborn, took o. of alleg. 1678, as also did, in the
same town, the same yr. Isaac, James, and William, who, perhaps,
were his brs. or cous. of wh. Isaac m. 23 Dec. 1669, Eliz. d. of John
Brown, had Caleb, b. 19 July 1672; Abigail, 25 Dec. 1673, d. in six
mos. ; Eliz. 30 Apr. 1675 ; Mary, .18 Apr. 1677 ; Sarah, 6 Nov. 1680 ;
Abigail, again, 7 May 1682; and Bethia, 6 July 1687. Jacob, An-
dover, m. 7 Apr. 1686, Eliz. Poor, had Jacob, wh. d. 31 Mar. 1688;
and John, wh. d. 20 Nov. 1700. Prob; Mary, wh. m. 1 Dec. 1680,
Stephen Parker, was his sis. and possib. Hannah, wh. m. 2 Jan. 1689,
Benjamin Barker; and Sarah, wh. m. 24 May 1692," James Bridges, all
at Andover, may have been. James, Hampton, s. prob. of Thomas, by
w. Dinah Sanborn had Abigail, b. 17 Mar. 1679, wh. m. 5 Aug. 1701,
John Prescott of H. and d. 14 Nov. 1762 ; and Ann, 16 Feb. 1681, wh.
m. 30 Dec. 1702, Nathaniel Prescott, and d. 30 Dec. 1761. John,
Salem, came 1637, aged 20, as serv. of wid. Mary Moulton, from
Ormsby, Co. Norf'k. was a carpenter, freem. 2 June 1641, had bapit.
John, 12 Sept. 1641 ; Ephraim, 10 Dec. 1643 ; Manasseh, 7 Sept. 1645 ;
Sarah, 19 Mar. 1648; Benjamin, 9 Mar. 1651, bef. ment.; Hannah,-


Apr. 1653; Thomas, 11 Oct. 1655; Eliz. 30 Aug. 1657 ; and Abigail,
10 Apr. 1659. He d. 19 Dec. 1G81, aged 6G, says the gr.stone. John,
Barnstable, m. 1 July 1657, Martha, d. of Bernard Lombard, had John,
b. a. 15 June 1658; and George, a. 4 Oct. 1660; rem. to Swansey,
there, by w. Joan, had Melatiah, 31 Aug. 1673. John, Andover 1667,
perhaps was f. of Jacob, and Mary, Hannah, and Sarah, above raent.
and of John ; but means of certainty are beyond our reach, and all we
know is that he had w. Martha, was freem. 1691, and that his d. Sarah
m. 24 May 1692, James Bridges of A. John, Salem, prob. s. of the
first John, had w. Mary, wh. d. 25 May 1686, aged 43, by the inscript.
on the gr.stone; but I kn. no more of him, than that he was freem.
1671. John, Andover, prob. s. of John of the same, m. 28 May 1689,
Mary Osgood, d. of Christopher, had John, wh. d. 25 Jan. 1694 ; John,
again, 13 May 1699 ; and, perhaps, others. His w. d. 5 Apr. 1700, hav. '
suffer, in the delus. of 1692, imprisonm. as a witch. *Manasseh, Sa-
lem, br. of Benjamin, was a blacksmith; freem. 1677; capt.'rep. 1691,
d. 1705. EoBERT, Hampton 1636. * Thomas, Salem 1636, freem. 2
June 1641, rem. to Hampton as one of the first sett, was h, of Mary, d.
of William Estow of H. and prob. f. of Ephraim, perhaps of Isaac,
James and William, as well as of Mary, wh. m. 1 Jan. 1681, the sec.
William Sanborn, unless one or more were ch. of William ; rep. 1 677.
William, Salem 1637, perhaps br. of Thomas, had gr. of Id. that yr.
but was of Hampton 1640, and back to S. in f?w yrs. had there bapt.
Hannah, Sarah, and Eliz. all on 10 Apr. 1659; Deliverance, Aug.
1663; rem. to Newbury, yet prob. for short time, and so to Hampton,
again, where he was freem. 1666; there d. 30 June 1672^ ace. Cofiin,
who says his w. was Sabina, d. of Robert Page, and that he left five ch.
Tiiomas, William, John, Tryphena, and Prudence Cox. William,
Hampton, s. of the preced. m. Rebecca Page, had Mary, wh. m. 6 Mar.
1695, James Prescott.

Martin, Abraham, Hingham 1633, a weaver, at Rehoboth 1643.
His will was pro. 9 Sept. 1669. Ambrose, Weymouth 1638, Concord
1639, iiad Joseph, b. 8 Nov. 1640'; and Sarah, 27 Oct. 1642. Winth.
1,289. Anthony, Middletown, m. 10 or 11 Mar. 1661, Mary, d. of
Richard Hall, had Mary, b. 1 Jan. foil. d. soon; John, 17 Mar. 1663;
Mary, Mar. 1667; and EHz. 3 Aug. 1671; and d. 16 Nov. 1673, leav.
wid. Charles, York, 1 680, sw. alleg. next yr. Christopher, Ply-
mouth, a pilgr. of the Mayflower, was of Billericay, in Co. Essex, came
with w. two serv. Solomon Prower, and John Langemore. All d. shortly,
the serv. Solomon bef. land. 24 t)ec. 1 620, and the h. 8 Jan. foil. Ed-
ward, Boston 1679. Emanuel, Salem, sign, petitn. against imposts,
1668. George, Salisbury, blacksmith, by w. Hannah, wh. d. soon, had



Hannah, b. 1 Feb. 1644; m. 11 Aug. 1646, sec. w. Susanna, d. of Rich-
ard North, had Richard, 29 June 1647; George, 21 Oct. 1648; John,

26 Jan. 1651 ; Esther, 7 Apr. 1653 ; John, again, 2 Nov. 1656 ; Abi-
gail, 10 Sept. 1659 ; William, 11 Dec. 1662, d. very soon.; and Samuel,
29 Sept, 1667. Hannah m. 4 Dec. 1661, Ezekiel Worthen; and
Esther m. 15 Mar. 1670, John Jameson. Isaac, Rehoboth 1643.
John, Charlestown 1638, freem. 13 May 1640, by w. Rebecca had
Sarah, bapt. 9 Sept. 1639 ; Mary, 14 Mar. 1641 ; John, 1 May 1642 ;
and by w. Sarah had Mehitable, b. 1 Oct. 1643. - John, Dover 1648, of
the gr. jury 1654, m. Esther, d. of Thomas Roberts, was freem. 1666,
but in 1673 was in Jersey, John, Barnstable, m. 1 July 1657, Martha
d. of Bernard Lombard, had John, b. June 1658; George, Oct. 1660;
and Desire, 1 Jan. 1663. He rem. to Martha's Vineyard. John,
Chelmsford, freem. 1665. John, Marblehead 1674. John, Swansey,
had John, b. 15 Mar. 1675, and the Col. Rec. transcr. of Swansey rec.
gives him by w. Joan, d. Joanna, 15 Feb. 1683. John, Rehoboth, m.

27 June 1681, Mercy Billington, d. of Francis, as I infer, had John, b.
10 June 1682; Robert, 9 Sept. 1683. John, Middletown, s. prob. of
Anthony, had w, Eliz, wh, d. 26 July 1718. His ch. were John, wh. d.
young, 14 Mar. 1687; Nathaniel, b. 17 Mar. 1688; Eliz. 24 Sept.
1689; John, 4 Apr, 1692 ; Ebenezer, July 1694; Daniel, Oct. 1697;
Hannah, 23 May 1699 ; and Mary, 31 May 1701. Jonathan, Farmer,
in MS. says, was of New Hampsb. and freem. 1668, of wh. I find not
the evid. * Michael, Boston, mariner, m. 12 Sept. ]656j Susanna, d. of
Mr. Edward Holyoke of that pt. of Boston call. Rumney marsh. Rich-
ard, Casco 1646, m. a wid. Atwell, perhaps was of Scarborough, freem.
1658, d. early in 1673, his will of 11 Jan. being pro. in Apr. of that yr.
In it he teaches us that he had w. Dorothy, s.-in-law Robert Corbin and
his w. Lydia, and gives to Benjamin Atwell, wh, prob, had m, ano. d.
perhaps dec, for he also gives to gr,ch, Joseph Atwell, and this Joseph,
in 1679, then only eight yrs. old, is call, only heir. He brot. from Eng.
two ds. of wh. Lydia m. Robert Corbin, and possib, the other was Mary,
execut, at the age of 22, in Boston, for murder of her illegit, ch, as told
in Winth. II. 302. See also, Willis, 1. 134. Richard, Boston, merch.
m. 1 Feb. 1654, Sarah, d. of John Tuttle of the same, had Mary, b. 7
June 1655; Sarah, 2 July 1657; and Hi. a. 1660, sec. w. Eliz. d. of
John Gay of Dedham, had John, b. 2 Aug. 1661 ; Richard, 24 Mar,
1663 ; Eliz, and Mary, tw. 15 Apr. 1665, perhaps both d. ; Eliz. again,
25 July 1667; Abigail, 14 Nov. 1669; and a posthum. ch. Lydia, 8
Feb. 1 672. He d. betw. 19 July, the date of a deed to serve for his will,
and i6 Nov. 1671, when admin, was giv. to his w. Perhaps he came' in
.the Elizabeth and Ann, from London, 1635, aged l2, and may have


been br. of John- of B. Eichard, Charlestown, a capt. d. 2 Nov. 1694,
aged 62, and his wid. Eliz. d. 7 Jan. 1726, aged 84, say the gr.stones ;
but he had prol). not liv. there most of his days, for the .list of house-
holders in 1678, Frothingham, 183, tho. it gives the prefix of respect,
tells not the bapt. name, but indicates barely Mr. Martin's, and there is
reason to think it did not mean either John's or Thomas's, and Coffin
authorizes the conject. that he was of Newbury, had Eichard, b. 8 Jan.
1674. A former w. P:iiz. d. 6 Oct. 1689 ; and the sec. m. 28 Nov. foil,
was wid. of Joshua Edmonds. Egbert, freem. of Mass. 13 May 1640,
was, perhaps, of Weymouth then,' soon rem. to Eehoboth 1643, and
Swansey. Robert, New Haven, had Mary, bapt. perhaps 24 May
1646 ; John, 28 May 1648 ; and Stephen, perhaps 13 May 1652, but for
the first and last wrong days are giv. in the rec. of ch. Geneal. Reg.
IX. 361. Samuel, Wethersfield 1646, went to New Haven, and m.
the wid. Bracey, but this may have been bef his perman. sett, at W. at
least in the ch. seating 11 Mar. 1647, at N. H. br. and sis. M. are meht.
Her name was Phebe, d. of Mr. Bisby of London; who provid. for her
and ch. buying efst. at W." He had s. Samuel ; and, perhaps, Eichard ;
went to London 1652, soon ret. serv. in Philip's war as a lieut. and in
Oct. 1677, had a gr. of 50 acres " to him and his heirs forever, prohibit,
him the sale of the same, or any alienation thereof from his heirs,"
showing us that his courage was valued higher than hie thrift. . He d.
15 Sept. 1683. Samuel, Andover, m. 30 Mar. 1676, Abigail Norton,
had Samuel, wh. d. 1 Feb. 1683 ; was an ens. and d. 16 Nov. 1696.
Solomon, Gloucester, ship-carpenter, came in the James, I presume,
1635, from London, aged 16, m. 21 Mar. 1643, Mary, d.of Henry
Pindar, had Samuel, b. 16 Apr. 1645 ; and Mary, 9 Jan. 1648. His w.
d. 9 Feb. foil, and he m. 18 June next, wid. Alice Varnum of Ipswich,
perhaps rem. to Andover, at least sold his G. est. in Mar. 1651, and next
yr. was freem. of A. Thomas, Charlestown 1638, freem. 22 May
1639, perhaps rem. to Cambridge, there by w. Alice EUet, m. 1 June
1650, had Abigail, b. 22 Aug. 1653 ; may have been of New London
1666, hav. prefix of respect, at least was not householder at Charles-
town 1658. Thomas, Boston, mariner, m. 1670, Eachel, d. of John
Farnham. Thomas, Marlborough 1675, freem. 1690. William, Bead-
ing 1641, one of the earliest selectmen, freem. 1653, perhaps rem. to
Groton, there d. 23 Mar. 1673, his w. Mary, wh. had been wid. L|kin,
hav. d. 14 Aug. 1669, made provis. of his will dated 6 Mar. bef. pro. 1
Apr. aft. more liberal. To his w's. ch- William and John Lakin, to the
ch. of William L. and to sis. Allen and her childr. exc. Hannah, are
bequests, to three neighbs. release of debts, and £10. is giv. to the town
for purch. of a bell for the meeting-house. Fifteen of this name, says

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Farmer, MS. had, in 1834, been gr. at the coll. of N. E. but as at Harv.
was none, I think he may have includ. those who spell, the last syl.
with y, two b^ng early at Harv. with this form, as very oft. in some rec.
are the preced. found. Uniform use of that letter prob. belongs only to
the New Harapsh. fam.
^~ Maetyn, Edward, New Hampsh. 1674, may have been s. of John
J/ of Dover. \ * Richard, Portsmouth, was one of the found, of the first
' ch. there 1671, rep. 1672 and 9, speaker of the ho. and a couns. of the
Prov. 1680, d. 2 Apr. 1694. He had Richard, b. 10 Jan. 1660, H. C.
1680; Eliz. 1662; Hannah, 1665; Michael, 3 Feb. 1667; John, 9
June 1668; and Elias, 18 Apr. 1670. He m. sec. w. Mary, wid. of
John Denison, d. of Hon. Samuel Symonds of Ipswich, and third w.'
was Mary, wid. -of Samuel Wentworth. Richard, Portsmouth, s. of
the preced. was a sch.-master, and preach, but prob. did not wish for
sett, but d. 6 Dec. 1690.

Maktugal, Saunders, sw. 9 May 1667, 'as freem. of Conn, if
Trumbull has correct, giv. the odd name in Col. Rec. II. 58. What
town he liv. at is unkn. but in 1669, as this name is not among the freem.
of any town, it m^y be thot. he was d. or rem.

Marvin, John, Lyme, eldest s. of the sec. Reynold, m. 7 May 1691,
Sarah, d. of Henry Graham or Grimes, had Sarah ; Mary ; John, b. 9
Aug. 1698; Eliz. ; Joseph, 1703; Benjamin; Mehitable ; and Jemima;
and d. 11 Dec. 1711. His wid. m. Richard Sears, and d. 14 Dec. 1760,
aged 90. John, Norwalk, s. of the sec. Matthew, m. 22 Mar. 1704,
Mary Beers, had John, b. 22 July 170^ ; Nathan, 4 Mar. 1708 ; Seth, 13
July 1709 ; David, 24 Aug. 1711 ; Eliz. 23 Oct. 1713; Mary, 20 Dea
1716 ; and Elihu,, 10 Oct. 1719. His w. d. 17 Apr. foil, and on 27
Apr. 1721, he m. Rachel, d. of Matthias St. John, and had Hannah, 4
Dec. 1722; Joseph, 20 May 1724; Rachel, 24 Dec. 1725, d. in two
days; Benjamin, 14 Mar. 1728, d. in three days; Rachel, again, 27
Mar. 1729; Sarah, 18. May 1733, d. in three days; and Ann, 7
Sept. 1741. * Matthew, Hartford 1638, an orig. propr. came in the
Increase, 1635, from London, aged 35, a husbandman, with w. Eliz.
31, and ch. Eliz. in the custom-ho. rec. call. 31, prob. by error for
11; Matthew, 8; Mary, 6; Sarah, 3; and Hannah, 6 mos. He was
one of the orig. grantees of Norwalk, and sett, there 1653, rep.
next yr. At Hartford he had Abigail, b. bef. 1641 ; Samuel, bapt. 16
Feb. 1648; and Rachel, 30 Dec, 1649; and d. 1687. Ehz. m. John
Olmstead, surv. him and made her will 15 Oct. 1689 ; Mary m. 11 Oct.
1648, Richard Bushnell of Sayhrook, and in 1680, deac. Thomas Adgate
as sec. h. had ch. by ea. and d. 29 Mar. 1713, aged 84 ; Sarah m. 4
Oct. 1648, William Goodrich of Wethersfield ; Hannah m. Jan. 1654,
Thomas Seymour; Abigail m. 1 Jan. 1657, John Bouton ; and Rachel


m. Samuel Smith. * Matthew, Norwalk, s. of- the preced. b. in Eng.
freem. 1664, by w. Mary had Matthew; Sarah; Samuel; Hannah;
John, b. 2 Sept. 1678; and Eliz. ; beside others, for in 16T2 he counted
six eh. was rep. 1694 and 7. Of the ch. our acco. is imperfect, as so
frequent, found in the third generat Matthew m. Ehoda, d. of Mark
St; John, and had one d. Mary, b. 7 Oct. 1689, and he d. 1691 ; Sarah m.
Jan. 1681, Thomas Betts; Samuel was rep. 1718, and left descend, by
8. Samuel, and Matthew, and had also Josiah ; Hannah m. Epenetus
Piatt ; John is bef. ment. ; and Eliz. m. 6 Nov. 1700, Joseph Piatt. I
think Mary M. wh. m. Daniel Benedict of N. may be a d. Rknold,
Reynold, Reinold, Reginald, or Rainold, Hartford 1639, not an
Orig. propr. was prob. younger br. of the first Matthew', rem. to Farm-
ington, soon aft. to Saybrook, freem. 1658, d. 1662, betw. 13 May, the
date of his will, and 28 Oct. that of his inv. in that yr. leav. only Rey-
nold, and Mary, perhaps both b. in Eng. to enjoy good est. Mary m.
William Waller of S. * Reynold, Lyme, s. of the preced. prob. b. in
Eng. freem. 1658, was deac. rep. 16^0, 2, 3, 4, and 6 in wh. yr. he d.
By w. Sarah, d. of George Clark, he had John, b. 1665; Reynold,
1669 ; and Samuel, 1671 ; beside Mary and Sarah, whose dates are
unkn. as also all else, exc. that Mary m. Richard Ely of Saybrook.
The gr.stohe tells of his milit. rank. His wid. m. Joseph Sill or ^cill,
the disting. soldier, surv. him' and was liv. 28 May 1702. Descend, are
very num. Reynold, Lyme, s. oC the preced. by w. Phebe had Phebe,
b. 3 Dec. 1696 ; Reynold, Jan. 1702 ; Lydia, 12 J'an. 1704 ; Esther, 3
Apr. 1707; and his w. d. 21 Oct. foil. Jn- 1708 he m. Martha, d. of
Thomas Waterman of Norwich, had Martha, b. 3 Apr. 1710 ; Elisha, 26
Sept. 1711, d. young; James, 26 May 1713; Sdrah, 8 Mar. 1716;
Elisha, again, 8 Mar. 1718; and Miriam, Mar. 1720. He was deac.
and capt. and d. 18 Oct. 1737. From him, thro, his ninth ch. desc.
Theophilus R. Marvin, Esquire, of Boston. * Samuel, Lyme, br. of
the preced. m. 5 May 1699, Susanna, d. of Henry Graham, or Grimes,
had Samuel, b. 10 Feb. 1700; Zechariah, 27 Dec. 1701; Thomas, 4
Mar. 1704; Matthew, 7 Nov. 1706; Abigail, 13 Sept. 1709; Eliz. 1
June 1712; Nathan, 21 Nov. 1714; Nehemiah, 20 Feb. 1717; Mary,
and a tw. s. wh. both d. soon ; was rep. 1711 and 22, and d. 15 Mar.
1743. Thomas, Newbury, d. 28 Nov. 1651, Coffin tells, and tells no
more. In a hundred yrs. from 1747, eight of this name had been gr.
at Yale.

Mascall, or Maskell, John, Salem,'there had bapt. John, 23 Feb.
1651 ; Stephen, 13 Mar. 1653 ; iMiehitable, 3 June 1655 ; Tl;^omas, Aug.
1657; James, 26 May 1662; and Nicholas, 5 June 1664; was freem.
1678, or possib. 1671, where the name is Maskor in the list. Robert,
Boston 1640, in the fam. of William Pierce, went home and had letters

166 MASON.

of disin. from our ch. 5 July 1646, to ch. at Dover, Eng. Thomas,
Windgor, where it is writ. Maskell, m. 10 May 1660, Bethia Parsons
(his claim to *er seem, to me better than Thomas Haskell's or Thomas .
Marshall's, 'yet see Stiles, 698 and 735), had Bethia, b. 6 Mar. 1661 ;
Thomas, 19 Mar. 1662, d. soon; Abigail, 17 Nov. 1663; Thomas,
again, 2 Jan. 1666 ; John, 19 Nov. 1667 ; Eliz. 19 Oct. 1669 ; and he
d. 1671. His wid. m. 8 Aug. 1672, John "Williams. Hinman, 52, 53,
and 153 means one only.

Mason, Arthur, Boston, m. 5 July 1655, Joanna, d. of Nicholas
Parker, had Ann, b. 10 Aug. 1656, d. at 1 yr. ; Mary; Abigail; David,
24 Oct. 1661 ; Joanna, 26 Mar. 1664 ; Arthur, 16 Apr. 1666, d. soon ;
Alice, 26 June 1668 ; Arthur, again, 18, bapt. 31 Jan. 1674 ; Jonathan,
bapt. 23 Apr. 1 676, d. at Dorchester, 9 Mar. 1723 ; and Lucy, or, as
rec. of bapt. is, Lois, 11 Aug. 1678. It is somewhere said, that he came
1639, and I will not controvert it; but he was only 77 at his d. 4 Mar.
1708. The w. had d. 2 Jan. 1708. He was a constable, and well
dispos. to magnify his office, for amusing proof of which see Hutch. L
254; wrote his name with si. Mary.m. Nov. 1678, Rev. John Norton
of Hingham ; Joanna m. a Perry ; Alice m. Samuel Shepard ; his s.
Arthur, wh. was a mariner, m. 26 June 1701, Mary, d. of Sampson

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