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and of course he shows that he had not resort, to the MS. of the journal of
his gr.f. Yet the slight extracts from the interesting work, causecj a desire
for the orig. wh. in Young's Chron. was print, from the autogr. 210 yrs.
aft. its date. Richard, Dorchester, s. of Timothy, m. 1 July 1680,

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Catharine, d. of Joseph Wise of Eoxbury, liad Timothy, b. 20 Mar. 1681 ;

Eliz. 20 Nov. 1682; Samuel, 23 Jan. 1684; and Joseph, 29 Jan. 1686.

He had sett, at Lyme, and d. 17 Aug. 1688. Goodwin calls his w. Eliz.

wh. seems wrong. Samuel, Dorchester, eldest s. of the first Richard,

b. in Eng. freem. 1 648, aft. large preparat. here for his profess, went

home, preach, in Eng. Scotland, and Ireland, sett, in Dublin, was made

a fellow of Trinity Coll. there, says fam. tradit. m. a sis. of Sir John

Stevens, and d; 29 Oct. 1671. Samuel, Windsor, eldest s. of Timothy,

preach, some time at Deerfield, and on destruct. of that town by the

Ind. 1 675, went down with the surv. people to Hatfield, and there preach.

and elsewhere, but was call, from preach, at Branford to be ord. at W.

1682, bef. wh. he had m. Hannah, d. of Gov. Treat, wh. d. 8 Mar. 1708,

had Samuel, b. 1677, H, C. 1698, a physician, wh. d. 6 Feb. 1746 ;

Hannah, Sept. 1682, d. next yr. ; John ; Joseph ; and Azariah, 29 Aug.

1685, a niin. wh. d. at Saybrook, 11 Feb. 1737; Ebenezer, 3 Sept.

1687; Joseph, .6 Mar.- 1689; Eliz. 2 Jan. 1691; Nathaniel, 30 May

1695; Benjamin, 29 Sept. 1696; and John. He was one of the first

Trustees of Yale Coll. and d. 18 Mar. 1728. The s. kept up the

name to our times. T imot hy? Dorchester, s. of Richard,%. in Eng. m.

Catharine, d. of Humphrey Atherton, had Samuel, b. 5, bapt. 7 Sept.

1651, H. C. 1671, bef. me'nt. ;. Nathaniel, bapt. 30 Jan. 1653, prob. d.

very soon, wh. may explain the fail, of entry of b. ; Richard/ 22, bapt.

25 Dec. 1653, bef. ment. (of course not bapt. on Wednesday, 2 Nov, of
that yr. as print, in Geneal. Reg. XHI. 280); CatharineJ^ 6, bapt. 13
Jan. 1656; Nathaniel, again, 2, bapt. 5 Sept. 1658; Joseph, 25, bapt.

26 May 1661 ; and Atherton, 4 Oct. 1663, bef. ment.; and he d. 14
Jan. 1685, by falling from a scaffold in his barn, says Blake's Ann. His
wid. Eliz. wh. he had m. 20 Mar. 1680, d. 20 Feb. 1710, aged 70 yrs.
Of the eleven male descend, of famous Richard, bred at Harv. as above
enum. ten were of the seventeenth cent, and the other had his A. B. a
hundred and thirty yrs. since. From 1705 to 1837 eighteen have been
gr. at Yale.

Matson, John, s. of the first Thomas, m. 7 Mar. 1660, Mary, d. of
William Cotton, had Ann, Amey or Emma, b. 12 Mar. 1662 ; John, 26 Jan.
1665; Mary, 22 Dec. 1666; and Abigail, 19 Oct. 1668. John, Sims-
bury 1690, a gr.s. of first Thomas, had serv. his apprent. at Windsor.
Thomas, Boston 1630, gunsmith, came prob. in the fleet with Winth. as
among the eai'ly mem. of the ch. he is ent. as rec. by commun. of chh.
from a ch. in London, tho. at a later day, 17 July 1636, he was fully rec.
yet had been adm. freem. 4 Mar. 1634 ; by w. Ann, wh. was sis. of Abi-
gail, the first w. of Theodore Atkinson, had Thomas, bapt. 27 Oct. 1633 ;
John, 10 July 1636 ; rem. to Braintree, hav. been disarm, as one of the


recusant friends of Wheelwright, in Nov. 1637, there had Joshua, 23
July 1640; and Abigail, perhaps eldest of all; was a milit. officer aft.
the relig. heats were assuaged; d. aft. 1666. Thomas, Boston, s. of the
preced. m. 14 Aug. 1660, wid. Mary Bead, had Thomas and Hannah,
was freem. 1666, then titled jun. pi-ison-keep. 1674, for sev. yrs. ; d.
1690. By deeds of Theodore Atkinson, first of the name, in Apr.
1675, Thomas jr. John, Joshua, and Abigail, ch. of his w.'s sis. and
Thomas and Hannah, ch. of that Thomas jr. and Ann, Jahn, and Mary,
ch. of John the see. s. of first Thomas, are indicat. for us.

Matthews, Benjamin, Dover 1659, was s. of Francis, and had s.
Francis. Daniel, Boston, mariner, m. Mary, d. of James Neighbours,
was first serg. in tlie comp. of Moseley for the Narraganset serv. Dec.
1675. Francis, Portsmouth 1631, of the men sent over by Mason,
was of Exeter 1639 to 46, rem. to Dover, prob. d. 1647, when, perhaps,
his wid. Thomasine (with childr. Benjamin, Walter, and Martha, wh. m.
first a Snell, and next, a Browne), was on the est. he purchas. 1640 of
William Beard. Descend, wh. write the name Mathes are num. and
respect. Hugh, Newbury, m. 28 Aug. 1683, Mary Emerson, had
John, b. 26 Feb. 1688; Judith, 30 Apr. 1689 ; Joanna, 19 Apr. 1690;
Hugh, 15 May 1691, d. soon; and Hugh, again, 19 May 1696.
* James, Charlestown 1634, prob. rem. bef. 1B39 to Yarmouth, where
he had Samuel, b. 1 May 1647 ; Sarah, 21 July 1649 ; Esther, 8 Jan.
165;i ; prob. others ; and was rep. 1664. John, Roxbury, had Gershom,
b. 25 July 1641, perhaps bapt. but the rec. of ch. prior to Dec. is lost;
and Eliz. 14, bapt. 22 Oct. 1643. Ellis, in his Hist. 123, follow, the
erron. suppos. of Farmer, a. his rem. to Springfield, and adds that he
was excomm. for drunken. Now that censure was on 1 May 1659,
many yrs. later than his namesake was at S. but then he ought to have
turned over the ch. vol. very little, and seen that he was .restor. to his
honora. relation 29 Dec. 1660. He was freem. 18 May 1642, when
the Col. rec. spells it Mathis. John, Rehoboth, perhaps rem. to Spring-
field, m. 1644, Pentecost Bond, had two ch. wh. d. one Sarah, bur. 7
Jan. 1650, and the w. was k. by the Ind. 5 Oct. 1675. He was fined
two or three times for drunken, but that frailty would not fully prove
his ident. with the preced. He m. sec. w. and had s. wh. d. young, and
he d. 25 Apr. 1684. John, Boston 1645, a tailor. John, Charlestown,
m. 7 Jan. 1659, Margaret Hunt, and he d. 28 June foil. John, Marl-
borough, Barry thinks, in 1681, m. Mary, d. of Jonathan Johnson, had
Lydia, b. 16 Mar. 1691, d. at 15 yrs. ; Ruth, 9 May 1693 ; John, 18 Jan.'
1695 ; and Daniel, Mar. 1697. His w. d. 22 June 1710, and he m.
1713, Sarah Garfield. Marmadvke', Maiden, was s. of Matthew of
Swansea, in Glamorgansh. and 'in his 18th yr. matric. 20 Feb. 1624, at

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All Souls, Oxf. came to Boston, in a sh. from Barnstable, 21 Sept. 1638,
and his w. Catharine join, to our ch. 6 Feb. foil. He preach, at Yar-
mouth 1639 to 43, for in Aug. of this latter yr. his w. was dism. from
our ch. to that of Y. ; was adm. freem. of Plymouth Col. 1641, had
Manasseh, bapt. 24 Jan. 1641, by Lothrop, at Barnstable, but came to
Hull a. 1644; some yrs. later taught at Maiden, where his troubles are
copious, detail, by Frothingham, in Hist, of Charlestown ; he had there
been ord. but, against the good will of the hearers, he was forced to de-
part, was then employ, at Lynn and other places, finally went home, and
Calamy says he d. at his nat. place, a. 1683. Moedecai, H. C. 1655,
was, I presume, s. of the preced. and, as no more is heard of him, prob.
he went 'to Eng. Roger, Dorchester, had gr. of Id. Feb. 1635, but
prob. soon rem. Samuel, Jamaica, L.I. 1656. Thompson. Walter,
Isle of Shoals, s. of Francis, was constable there 1658, rem. to Dover,
had w. Mary, and d. 1678, leav. s. Samuel, ds. Susanna Young and
Mary Senter. His will of 15 Apr. was pro. 25 June, as Mr. Quint finds.

Matthewson, James, is by Farmer, put into the list of earliest sett.
of R, I. but I have found nothing to add, exc. that at Providence he
took the engagem. ^f alleg. to Charles II. in May 1 666, and prob. had
Ruth, wh. m. 1 Apr. 1686, Benjamin Whipple. Joseph, wh. m. 19
Feb. 1715, Sarah, d. of the sec. Valentine Whitman, is call. s. of Daniel.
Yet wh. Daniel was, or where he liv. I find not.

Mattocks, David, Braintree, freem. 1650, had w. Sarah, and d.
Eliz. wh. was decrepid, one s. and d. at Roxbury bef. 14 May 1654,
when his in v. was dated, and his d. d. 4 July 1655. The wid. m. 2
May 1656, Thomas Rawhns of Boston. James, Boston, a cooper, came
fi-om Bristol, perhaps bef. 1635 (at least his d. Alice was then w. of Na-
thaniel Bishop), join, the ch. in Feb. 1639, and was made freem. 13 Mar.
foil. Perhaps all his ch. were. b. in Eng. In his will, made 21 Jan.
1667, wh. is on the latest page in Vol. I. of Suffk. Reg. he names s.
Samuel, and ds. Alice, w. of John Lewis, wh. had been wid. of Nathan-
iel Bishop, and Mary, w. of Samuel Brown, m. 9 July 1661. Richard,
New Haven, m. 1669, Grace Todd, but it is not certain that. he was
resid. long. He had desert, his w. bef. 1686, when her f. d. Samuel,
B«6ton, s. of James, m. 30 Mar. 1653, Constance, d. of Richard Fair-
banks, had Samuel, b. 15 Oct. 1659; James, 27 Oct. 1662; Constance,
10 Sept. 1665; Zaccheus, 15 Sept. 1668; John, 14 Sept. 1669; Eliz.
18 Aug. 1670; Mehitable, 7 Nov. 1672; and Mary, 13 Nov. 1673.
Maddox is very easily confound, with this name, as well as Maddock,
and I dare not, in some cases, disting.

Mattoon, HuBERTDSj.or Herbert, Kittery 1652, when he submit,
to jurisdict. of Mass. prob. rem. to Saco bef. 1683, Folsom, 174.


Philip, a soldier from the E. part of the Col. in the spring of 1676,
was in Turner's comp. and took part in the Ealls fight, then sett, at
Springfield, m. Sarah, d. of John Hawkes of Hadley, had Margaret, b.
1678; Philip, 1680; John, 1682; Isaac, 1684; Sarah, 1687; rem. to
Deerfield, there had Eleazer, 1689 ; Gershom, 1690 ; Nathaniel, 1693;
Ebenezer, 1695 ; and Mary, posthum. 1697. He d. 30 Dec. 1696, and
his wid. m. Daniel Belden, as third w. and d. 17 Dec. 1751, in 95th yr.
Of his s. Philip, with w. Rebecca, d. of Godfrey Nims, and only ch.
were k. at the sec. destruct. of D. by the Ind. and Fr. 29 Feb. 1704;
John sett, at "Wallingford ; Isaac and Nathaniel at Northfield ; Eleazer
at Amherst, but was first at N. ; and Gershom at Lebanon ; Ebenezer
d. at 21 yrs. The late Hon. Ebenezer, Dart. Coll. 1776, was gr.s. of
Eleazer. Kichard, or Robert, Exeter, prob. s. of Hubertus, sw.
fidel. 14 July 1657, m. Jane, d. of Edward Hilton junr. was k. by the
Ind. 23 July 1706, with his s. Hubertus. Belkn. I. 172.

Maude, Daniel, Boston, came in the James, from Bristol, 1635, in
comp. with Richard Mather, was bred at Emanuel, Cambr. where he
had his A. B. 1606, and A-. M. 1610, kept the sch. for some yrs. join to
our ch. 25 Oct. 1635, freem. 25 May foil, yet withou)^ prefix of respect;
for sec. w. m. Mary Bonner, a wid. with four ch. went to Dover, there
was first min. on sett, found. 1642 to his d. in 1655. His will was of 17
Jan. in that yr. He left no ch. by either of his ws.

Maudsley, II Henry, Braintree, came in the Hopewell, capt. Babb,
in the autumn of 1635, aged 24, had Mary, b. 29 Sept. 1638 ; Samuel,
14 June 1641; and, perhaps, others; ar. co. 1643; freem. 1646; we
kn. not the name of his w. nor any more item. Dr. Harris claims him
for Dorchester 1 630, but without suffic. warrant, that I can discov. yet
he had gr. of a houselot 1637. John, Dorchester, freem. 14 Mar.
1639, by w. Eliz. had Joseph, b. 1638, as. print, in Geneal. Reg. V. 244,
tho. I think the s. call. Joseph in the rec. may have been John ; and
whether any more, or when that w. d. is unkn. ; d. 1661, bef 4 Oct.
the date of his inv. but by w. Cicely's will of 28 Nov. foil, are nam. s.
John, d. Eliz. and s. Thomas. This Cicely, wh. may seem to be the
same as w. Ehz. d. 3 Dec. 1661. John, Windsor, s. of the preced. m.
10 or 14 Dee. 1664, Mary, d. of Benjamin Newbury, had Benjamin,*.
13 Oct. 1666; Margaret, 4 Feb. 1668, d. young; Joseph, 21 Dec. 1670;
Mary, 3 May 1673; and Consider, 21 Nov. 1675; was freem. 1666,
lieut. in Philip's war, rem. to Westfleld 1677, bee. freem. of Mass. May
1678, there had John, 21 Aug. 1678, d. at 12 yrs.; Comfort, 3 Dec.
1680 ; Margaret, again, 22 May 1683 ; Eliz. 17 Nov. 1685 ; Hannah,3
Apr. 1690, wh. d. 1708 ; and he went, back to "Windsor, there d. 18 Aug.
1690. All the five s. were liv. 1706 ; but Comfort d. 1711. Benjamin,

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Joseph, Consider, and John ea. had fara. at Westfield, but in 1719, a
few yrs. bef. liis d. Joseph rem. to Glastonbury. Samuel, Dorchester,
s. of .Henry, a cooper, rem. early to Boston, and in the way of trade
visit. Jamaica and other parts of the W. I. where the adventurous spirit
was excited and schooled, perhaps by Sir Henry Morgan and associate
buccaneers, the result of wh. was, his bring, home to Boston two prizes
from some unment. enemy. An explanat. of this may be, that the
prizes (wh. were command, by Dutchmen) had been engag. in irreg. or
piratical business. He m. Ann, eldest d. of the first Isaac Addington,
and sis. of the Hon. Isaac, had Samuel, b. 18 Apr. 1671 ; Eebecca,
1673; and Mary. He was a capt. in Philip's war, showed gallant
spirit, had great success in destroy, the Ind. by some was thot. to take
too great delight in that exercise, and d. Jan. 1680. The s. d. young,
and the wid. in 1684 conteraplat. m. with Nehemiah Pierce, made deed
of trust in favor of the ds. of wh. Rebecca m. 22 Jan. 1695, James
Townsend, and Mary m. William Webster of Boston. Thomas, Dor-
chester, s. of the first John, m. 28 Oct. 1668, Mary, d. of Thomas Law-
rence of Hingham, had prob. that John, wh. the rec. says d. 27 Oct.
1661, unless Increase were earlier; Mary, b. 31 Dec. 1660, d. 4 Dec.
nextyr.; Thomas, 12 Mar. 1667, wh. d. 12 Apr. 1749; Eliz. 19 Feb,
1669 ; Unite, 5 May 1671, wh. was a soldier in Withington's comp. for
the crusade against Quebec 1690 ; Ebenezer, 4 Sept. 1673 ; John, 9 Apr.
1676; Nathaniel, 28 Oct. 1678; and Joseph, 17 Apr. 1681 ; and d. 22
Oct. 1706. His will of 4 Oct. preced. names Increase, s. of his eldest dec.
s. Increase. The wid. d. Apr. 1723. The name was spell, with many
variat. as Mawdesly, Modesly, Madesly, but long has been fixed at Moseley,
yet liable to be much mistak. as in Geneal. Reg. VI. 268, print. Moreley.

Maule, or Mauld,. Thomas, Salem 1669, a shopkeep. from Eng.
came, he says in his book, via Barbadoes, was whip, for ill words, being
a Quaker, in May of that yr. m. 1670, Naomi Lindsay ; perhaps as sec.
w. had Mary, d. of George Keyser of the same, and in 1695 punish,
again, for " Truth held forth, &c." Still, he show, great fondness for
Salem, and in his will, a. 1723, left a bequest to its use, of wh. part was
to be applied to support the writing-school. He had s. John, and third
w. Sarah, wh. surv.

Maurt. See Morey.

Maverick, Antipas, Isle of Shoals 1647, attend, bef. Commissrs. of
Mass. and submit, to her jurisdict. Nov. 1652, was of the gr. jury of
the Col. 1654, was d. bef. 24 Apr. 1682, when adm. of his est. was gr.
to Edward Gilman arid Stephen Paul, in behalf of their ws. His d.
Abigail m. Edward Gilman. || Elias, Charlestown 1632, was of the
ch. in Feb. of next yr. and freem. 11 June, liv. at Winnesemet, then pt.


of Boston, now Chelsea, m. Ann, d. of a wid. Eliz. Harris, wh. bee. the
w. of deac. William Stetson, had John, b. 13, bapt. 27 Feb. 1636 ; Abi-
gail, 10, bapt. 14 Aug. 1637; Eliz. 2 June 1639, d. young, prob.;
Sarah, 20 Feb. 1641, d. young perhaps; Elias, 17 Mar. 1644; Peter;
Mary ; Euth ; Paul, 10 June 1657 ; and Rebecca, 1 Jan. 1660 ; was of
ar. CO. 1654, and d. a. 1684. His will, of 19 Oct. 1681, pro. 6 Nov.
1684, provides for w. s. Elias, Peter, Paul, gr.s. Jotham, s. of s. John,
wh. therefore, I presume, was d. ; James, s. of s. Peter, wh. was prob.
d.; and ds. Abigail, wh. had m. 4 June 1655, Matthew Clark; Sarah
Walton ; Mary Way ; Ruth Smith ; and Rebecca Thomas ; beside f.-in-
law deac. Stetson, and Ruth Johnson, then liv. with testator, ch. of his
d. Eliz. wh. m. 15 Oct. 1656, John Johnson, wh. had rem. to Haverhill;
and nam. Elias and Paul excors. Elias, Boston, s. of the preced. m. 8
Dec. 1669, Margaret Sherwood, wh. join, the ch. of Charlestown in-
Aug. 1675, wh. may rend; it prob. that he liv. on the est. of his f. or
near it, had Elias, b. 4 Nov. 1670; Margaret, and Eliz. bapt. 22 Aug.
1675 ; Abigail, 24 Sept. 1676 ; Samuel, 14 Aug. 1687 ; and was freem.
1690. John, Dorchester, came in the Mary and John, 1630, from Ply-
mouth, with coUea. Warham, desir. to be adm. freem. 19 Oct. and is
first on the list of those wh. took the o. 18 May 1631, d. 3 Feb. 1636,
while prepar. to accomp. his friends, wh. rem. to Windsor, perhaps, tho.
Blake's Ann. say he would have contin. with Mather. He was in
60th yr. and much do I xegret the ill success of inq. for his place of
educ. or any acco. of his early days. All that we get from- the veracious
annals of Clap, wh. was by his f. commit, to the care of M. when the
youth had leave to come to N. E. is, that he liv. 40 miles off. On what
author, he is said to have d. at Boston, I kn. not. John, Boston, possib.
s. of the preced. as Farmer thot. but to me it seems very iraprob. by w.
Jane had John, b. 18, bapt. with his sis. Jane or his mo. 30 Apr. 1653;
and Dorothy, 23, bapt. 28 Jan. 1655. Perhaps his w. d. soon aft. as
well as s. John, and by sec. w. Rebecca he had John, again, 28 July
1662. John, Boston, s. of Elias the first, m. 9 Apr. 1656, Catharine
Skipper, had Jotham, b. 30 Mar. 1660 ; Eliz. 17 Oct. 1662 ; Sarah, 20
June 1665; Ann, 21 Sept. 1671; Skipper, 4 May 1674; and Catha-
rine, 18 Sept. 1676: When he d. is not told ; but his wid. I presume, m.
8 Sept. 1680, John Johnson. Moses, Salem, perhaps br. of the first
Elias, fr.eem. 3 Sept. 1634, tho. Felt ins. his name with w. in the list of
ch. inemb. under 1 637, and so he must believe that he had been accept
in ano. town, had Rebecca, bapt. 7 Aug. 1639 ; Mary, 14 Feb. 1641, d.
at 15 yrs. ; Abigail, 12 Jan. 1645 ; Eliz. 3 Dec. 1646, d. soon; Samuel,
19 Dec. 1647; Eliz. again, 30 Sept. 1649, wh. m. 6 Apr. 1665, Nathan-
iel Grafton ; Remember, 12 Sept. 1652; Mary, again, 6 Sept. 1657;


and a s. wh. name is not in the rec. 20 Mar. 1663 ; beside Sarah, wh. is
not found in the rec. He liv. on Marblehead side, was one of the
found, of the ch. 24 May 1684, and d. 28 Jan. 1686, aged 76, wh. date,
Farmer^ says, Dana mistook. His w. Remember, d. of famous Isaac
Allerton (but in Geneal. Reg. VIII. 270, she is call. Sarah, and possib.
he had both to w. tho. it seems not prob.) d. aft. 1652, and he m. 22 Oct.
1656, Eunice, wid. of Thomas Roberts. His d. Rebecca m. 3 June
1658, John Hawkes of Lynn, and d. soon aft. b. of s. Moses, next yr.
His will, pro. 30 Mar. 1686, names w. and Moses, the only surv. ch. of
his d. Rebecca ; four ch. of his dec. d. Abigail, viz. : Samuel "Ward, Abi-
gail Hinds, Mary DoUabar, and Martha Ward ; and four liv. ds. viz. :
Eliz. Skinner ; Remember "Woodman ; Mary, w. of Archibald Ferguson ;
and Sarah, w. of John Norman. Paul, Boston, s. of the first Elias, m.
Jemima, d. of lieut. John Smith, had Moses, b. 8 Feb. bapt. at Charles-
town, n Sept. 1681 ; Jotham, 28 Oct. 1683 ; John, 14 Aug. 1687, one
yr. old. Petek, Boston, elder br. of the preced. m. Martha, d. of Rob-
ert Bradford, had Martha, b. 8 Feb. 1671 ; and Jaines. Samuel, Bos-
ton, found here on Noddle's isl. by the Mass. comp. in 1630, hav. built a
little fort with four small pieces of artil. so that we may be sure he was
here in ^629, perhaps came in 1628, too late for liability to expense
' of the expedit. of Endicoft against Morton. He desir. adm. 19 Oct.
1630, into the comp. but did not take the freeman's o. until 2 Oct. 1632.
Against all probabil. he is call. s. of Rev. John by a writer of more
animation than exactness, in Hist, of E. Boston ; and even the careful
Hist, of Dorchester, 404, confident, says the same. For his habit of
hospitality, he was requir. in the spring of 1 635, to change his resid. and
move to the peninsula, but that tyranny was not enforced, and in the
autumn of the same yr. he went to Virg. to buy corn, was absent almost
a yr. He was one of the king's Commissrs. 1665, and in a depon. 9
Dec. 1665, sw. he was 63 yrs. old. Of his fara. only w. Amias, d. Mary,
and s. Nathaniel, and Samuel are kn. Nathaniel, wh. was a merch. in
a conveyance by his f. and mo. 1650, of the isl. to some creditors, is
styled heir of Noddle's isl. and he join, in the security. But we never
hear more of him. Mary ra. 8 Feb. 1656, John Palsgrave, and next,
20 Sept. 1660, Francis Hooke. She, in a petitn. to Andros, a few wks.
bef. his overthrow, tells a strange story a. her elder br. defraud, his f. of
the title to Noddle's isl. wh. had above seventeen yrs. been own. by Col.
Samuel Shrimpton, under sale from Sir Thomas Temple. It may be,
that, as Shrimpton was oppos. to Sir Edmund A. tho. one of his council,
that this was a contrivance to get rid of him. See Geneal. Reg. VIII.
334. Samuel, Boston, s. of the preced. m. 4 Dec. 1660, Rebecca, d. of
Rev. John "Wheelwright of "Wells, had Mary, b. .2 Oct. 1661 ; and Han-
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nah, 25 Oct. 1663 ; and he d. 10 Mar. 1664, and some unusual proceed,
in few days by creditors that the " est. be not conceal, or convey, away "
may be seen in Col. Eec. IV. part II. 145, and Geneal. Beg. XII. 155.
His br.-in-law Francis Hooke was appoint, admor. 1666, in Maine. So
that Eliot, in Biog. Diet, mistook, saying he was the- last nam. of four
Royal Commissnrs. in the Wan-ant of 25 Apr. 1664 to hear all com-
plaints and settle every thing in the Col. of N. E. respective of the
doings under wh. most copious details are in Hutch. I. 229-57. Strange,
is he miscall, s. of the Rev. John in Josselyn, 252. His wid. m. 12
Mar. 1672, William Bradbury. But ano. Samuel of Boston, wh. by w.
Martha had Samuel, b. 16 Mar. 1671, may have been s. of John, thq. it
is very improb. as the Dorchester min. is never report, to have had any
s. and he, I infer from both Moses and Samuel sign. 1668 the petitn.
from Marblehead against imposts, was, perhaps, s. of Moses, and of a
differ, tribe from the royal commissnr.

Mawer, William, Boston 1636, liv. at Mount Wollaston, but rem. I
think, bef. 1640.

Mawnet, Moses, Narraganset, a Huguenot, wh. escap. from France,
soon aft. 1685, and as Potter in his Hist, tells, sat down in that part
now East Greenwich, prob. bring, w. and ch. of wh. two are nam. Peter
and Mary. Mary m. in New York. Petek, Providence, s. of the
preced. m. Mary, d. of the sec. Pardon Tillinghast, had, as we learn
from the will of their gr.f. without any indicat. of order, Sarah, Amey,
Lydia, Mary, John, b. Aug. 1718, and Peter. By a see. w. whose
name Potter has not giv. he says there were three, perhaps nam. Eliz.
Mercy, and Pardon, but the want of precision is unavoid. The name is
one of the perversions that the Huguenots suffer, in change of their
alleg. since in- France it was spell. Le Moine.

Ma WET, MoTjRiE, MoRET, or MowRY, * Roger, Salem, freem. 18
May 1631, serv. as neatherd for the town 1637 ; may have had w. Eliz.
in 1641, but in few yrs. rem. to Providence, and was among the list of
freem. there 1655, when he kept an inn, and was rep. 1658.

Maxct, Alexander, a soldier of Gallup's comp.for the sad expedit.
1690, of Phips against Quebec.

Maxpield, Clement, Dorchester 1658, came with his w. from
Taunton, but they had yrs. bef. been memb. of Dorchester ch. had m.
Mary Denman, prob. d. of John, constable 1664, had Samuel, and, per-
haps, John; d. 3 Feb. 1692, and his wid. d. 31 May 1707, in 86th yr.
James, Boston, a cordwainer in 1675. John, Salisbury 1652, was of
Gloucester 1679 ; but this may be the Mayfield of Lynn in Felt's list,
Geneal. Reg. V. 339, wh. m. Rebecca Armitage. See that. John,
Salisbury, by w. Eliz. had John, b. 23 Oct. 1680 ; Timothy, Oct. 1682;

MAX— MAY 183

Mary, 10 Jan. 1685 ; Margery, 5 Nov. 1686 ; Nathaniel, 1 Mar. 1689 ;
Joseph, 4 Mar. 1692; Eliz. 18 Jan. 1695; and William, 4 Sept. 1699;
and d. sudden. 10 Dec. 1703. Samuel, Dorchester, m. Mary, d. of
Thomas Davenport, had John; Ebenezer, b. 20 Nov. 1675; Mary;
and Mehitable. His wid. Mary d. 1707.

Maxson, or Maggson, * John, "Westerly, perhaps s. of Richard,
■was rep. 1685, may have been f. of a min. wh. serv. the seventh day
Bapt. congrega. (as ment. by Callender) at Westerly 1738 ; and d. 17
Dec. 1720, aged 82. Descend, have been num. He m. Mary Mosher,
had John, b. 1666; Joseph, 1672; Dorothy; Jonathan; Hannah; and
Mary. His w. d. 2 Feb. 1718, aged 77. RicfeARD, Newport 1638, of
vph. no more is kn. but that he was a blacksmith.

Maxwell, James, Boston 1684, a memb. of the Scots' Charit. Soc.
was doorkeep. for the Gen. Court 1693. The name may be the same
as Maxfield. John, the freem. of 1669, may have then been of

May, Eleazek, Roxbury, s. of Samuel, m. early, and by w. Sarah
had Eleazer, b. 21 June 1687; Samuel, 26 Dec. 1688, d. the same day,
and his w. d. ten days aft. He was k. by the Ind. 29 Apr. foil.
II George, Boston, m. 6 Oct. 1656, Eliz. d. of William Franklin, was
an iron-monger, ar. co. 1661, freem. 1665. John, Roxbury, writ. Mayes

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