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make her mo. over 66 yrs. old. Mary m. 10 Nov. 1657, Samuel Dear-
ing. Peter, Braintree, s. of the preced. m. 2 June 1672, Susanna, d.
of Richard Cutting. Four of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at Harv.
and as many at other N. E. coll.

Newcomen, Elias, Isle of Shoals, constable in 1650. John, Ply-
mouth, a youth waylaid and k. by John BilUngton, for wh. he was
execut. Oct. 1630.

Newell, Abraham:, Roxbury, came in the Francis, 1634, aged 50,
from Ipswich, says the custom-ho. rec. with w. Frances, 40, and ch. Faith,
who in the rec. of the ch. is nam. Ruth, 14 ; Grace, 13 ; Abraham, 8;
John, 5 ; Isaac, 2 ; and Jacob, b. on the passage; freem. 4 Mar. 1635, .
d. 13, bur. 15 June 1672, aged, says the rec. of ch. 91 ; and his wid.
Frances d. 13 Jan. 1683, aged 100, says the rec. of the town, with
greater exaggera. Ruth m. a Bennett, for whose ch. John, the gr.f.
liberal, provid. ; Grace m. 14 Sept. 1644, William Tay of Boston, and
d. 11 Apr. 1712, aged 91, as the town rec. says correct. Abraham,



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Eoxbury, s. of the preced. brot. from Eng. by his f. freem. 1653, by a
w. whose name is not found, nor date of her d. had Joseph, b. 30 Oct.
1651, d. in six wks. if the town rec. of d. and b. be good ; and he m. 8
Feb. 1652, Susanna, d. of Robert Band of Charlestown, had Abraham,
b. 30 Mar. 1654; Susanna, 30 Mar. bapt. 6 Apr. 1656 ; Joseph, bapt.

25 July 1658; Mary, 10, bapt. 14 Apr. 1661; Thomas, 24 June, bapt. 19
July 1663, d. at 11 yrs. ; Eliz. bapt. 12 Aug. 1666 ; Rebecca, b. 15 July
1667 ; Ruth, 28 Feb. 1669, but in jcareless rec. of town b. 29th ; John, 6,
bapt. 9 June 1672 ; Robert, 2, bapt.7 June 1674; and d. 17 Aug. 1692.
Susanna m. 6 Sept. 1673, Thomas Morey. Abraham, Eoxbury, s. of
the preced. m. 21 July 1681, Abigail Rhoades, had Abigail, wh. d. 3
Apr. 1682; Eliz. b. 14 Mar. 1683, and d. in 6 days; and his w. d. 12
May. 1686. He d. 9 Oct. 1726. Akdeew, Charlestown, a merch. from
Bristol, whose wid. d. 26 Sept. 1684, in her 78th yr. says the gr.st.
Ebenezee, Roxbury, s. of the first Isaac, by w. Mary had Experience,
wh. d. Dec. 1706; Nathaniel, b. 24 June 1707; Eliz. 11 Sept. 1709;
Ebenezer, 28 Nov. 1711; and d. 16 Oct. 1746. Isaac, Roxbury, brot.
by his f. Abraham from Eng. ; by w. Eliz. d, of William Curtis, m. 14
Dec. 1658, tho. the rec. then calls him John, I think, had Isaac, b. 11
Dec. 1660; Josiah, 1, bapt. 7 Dec. 1662, d. at 16 yrs.; Sarah, 22, bapt.

26 Mar. 1665; Abraham, 28 Feb. bapt. 3 Mar. 1667, d. at 11 yrs.;
Eliz. 6, bapt. 24 Jan. 1669 ; Hannah, 4, bapt. 19 Feb. 1671 ; Ebenezer,
29 Nov. 1673,. bapt. 1 Feb. foil.; Experience, 29 Jan. 1678; and
Josiah, again, 6, bapt. 14 Mar. 1680. The f. d. 8 Dec. 1707. Hannah
m. 9 Apr. 1690, John Holmes; and the same rec. says her sis. Eliz. was
m. the same day, but it does not give the import, informat. of the name
of the h. ; and Experience m. 23 May 1700, Samuel Willis. Isaac,
Eoxbury, s. prob. of the preced. by w. Sarah%ad Isaac, b. 1 Feb. 1688 ;
PhiUp, 26 Mar. 1693 ; Mehitable, 2 Apr. 1695 ; Abigail, 15 Nov. 1697,
d. soon; Jonathan, 10 Oct. 1701. Jacob, Roxbury, s. of the first
Abraham, b. on the voyage, m. 3 Nov. 1657, Martha, d. of John Gibson
of Cambridge, had Jacob, b. 23 Oct. 1658; Martha, 15 May 1661, both
bapt. 12 Apr. 1663 ; Rebecca, 14 Apr. bapt. 31 May 1663 ; Mary, by
town rec. 30 May, bapt. as Mercy, 2 July 1665 ; Samuel, bapt. 4 Aug.
1667; Faith, 14 Oct. bapt. 5 Dec. 1669; Mary, bapt. 18 Aug. 1672;
and Grace, b. 8 Aug. bapt. 20 Sept. 1674; and he was bur. 30 Dec.
1678. Rebeccam. 24 May 1686, William Cheney. Jacob, Roxbury,
s. of the preced. freem. 1690, m. 23 May 1700, Joyce, d. of Joseph
Gleason of Sudbury, had Thankful, b. 1 Sept. 1702 ; Jacob, 5 June
1704; Joseph, 19 Jan.4708; and Elisha, 21 Mar. 1713. John, Rox-
bury, s. of the first Abraham, who came 1634, with his f. d. 1673, per-
haps unm. John, Charlestown, m. 15 Feb. 1665, Hannah, d. of John



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Larkin, and d. U Oct. 1704, in 71st yr. His wid. Hannah d. 10 Dec.
foil, aged 62. John, Roxbury, freem. 1690, was prob. s. of the sec.
Abraham. John, Charlestown, prob. s. of John of the same, d. 7 Apr.
1747, in 83d yr. says the gr.st. by w. Hannah had Hannah, bapt. 23
Dec. 1688 ; Andrew, 20 Mar. 1692 ; Ann, 27 Aug. 1693 ; William, 7
Oct. 1694; Edward, 30 Oct. 1698; Abigail, 18 Apr. 1702; EHphalet,
11 Feb. 1705 ; and Abigail, 25 Jan. 1708. Joseph, Charlestown, had
w. Hannah, who unit, with the ch. 26 June 1681, and, perhaps, ano. w.
Margaret, who d. 7 Dec. 1689, in her 23d yr. and he by w. Eliz. had
Thomas, bapt. 20 Aug. 1699; Andrew, 1 Mar. 1702 ; and David, 10
Sept. 1704; and he d. 25 Apr. 1709, aged a. 58. Ano. Joseph,
Charlestown, by w. Sarah, d. of John Tuttle, had Mary, wh. d. young, 2
May 1683; Joseph, bapt. 4 Mar. 1688; John, 30 June 1689, d. soon;
and John, again, 31 Jan. 1692; and the mo. d. 1 Feb. 1719, aged 63.
Robert, Roxbury, s. of the sec. Abraham, m. 29 Dec. 1704, Mehitable
Jones, but has no ch. on town rec. down to 1721 ; yet from the inscript.
on gr.st. Geneal. Reg. VII. 331, we learn that his w. d. 4 Nov. 1739,
aged a. 70 yrs. and he d. 17 Feb. 1741, in 68th yr. Samuel, Farming-
ton, s. of Thomas, had Samuel, bapt. 19 June 1687 ; Thomas, 2 Mar.
1690; John, 29 Jan. 1693. Samuel,. Roxbury, s. of the first Jacob,
was engag. in the sad expedit. of Sir William Phips against Que-
bec, shipwreck, on return, from the abortive serv. in the lower part
of the St. Lawrence, tak. prison, by the Ind. and kept one yr. got amoiSg
the Christian enemy, and was near five yrs. abs. from home ; by w.
Mary had Mary, b. 30 Sept. 1697 ; Martha, 29 Apr. 1699 ; Mercy, 16
Sept. 1700 ; Samuel, 10 Dee. 1702 ; Sarah, 8 May 1705 ; and Eunice,
18 Sept. 1707. Thomas, Farmington 1652, m. Rebecca Olmstead, sis. of
John and Richard 0. had* nine ch. to partake div. of his est. 1689, Re-
becca Woodford, then aged 46 ; Mary, w. of Thomas Bascom of North-
ampton, 44 ; John, 42 ; Thomas, 39 ; Esther Stanley, 37 ; Sarah Smith,
34, wh. was bapt. 18 Feb. 1655 ; Hannah North, 31, bapt. 11 Apr.
1658; Samuel, bapt. 5 Dec. 1660; and Joseph, 20 Apr. 1664, wh. d.
bef. Nov. 1689, but aft. the yr. came in. Thomas, Waterbury, s. of the
preced. m. 5 Nov. 1679, Eliz. d. of Simon Wrotham ; had Thomas, bapt.
14 May 1682, when his w. join, the ch. ; Simon, 24 June 1683; Su-
sanna, 24 Apr. 1687 ; Joseph, 2 June 1689 ; and Eliz. 31 Dec. 1693;
in 1686 was one of the petitnr^. for estab. that planta. call. Matatock.
Seven of this name had been gr. in 1834 at Harv. and twelve at Yale.

Newgate, or Newdigate, * John, Boston 1632, merch. b. 1580, in
Southwark, near London bridge, brot. w. Ann 'with childr. b. in En'g.
here had Hannah, b. 1, bapt. 6 Aug. 1633, d. at 5 mos.; Hannah, again,
bapt. 19 July 1635, tho. blunder in town rec. makes her b. 1 Aug. aft.;
was freem. 4 Map. 1635, constable, rep. 1638, oft. a selectman, d. 1665.



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Of his ch. we can hardly speak with certainty. Prob. Joshua, wh. d. 12
Nov. 1658, at Boston, was the oldest, and h. of that Eliz. N. call, on
adm. to our ch. 30 Mar. 1634, " d.-in-law to our sis. Ann N." Eliz.
prob. the eldest d. m. John Oliver, and aft. his d. m. 14 Mar. 1649, Ed-
ward Jackson ; Sarah, ano. d. m. Peter Oliver, br. of the h. of her sis..
and d. Oct. 1692 ; Nathaniel, b. a. 1627 ; and Hannah, the youngest, m.
22 Feb. 1653, Simon Lynde, was nam. in the will of her mo. 6 Aug.

1676, pro. 8 Apr. 1679 ; but her gr.ch. Eliz- and Nathaniel Lynde, and
Nathaniel N. of London are ment. His will, of 25 Nov. 1664, with
codic. of 8 May foil, is in Geneal. Reg. XIII. 333. Nathaniel, Bos-
ton, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. ar. co. 1646, went home, prob. bef. m.
there had Nathaniel, a merch. in London, by his w. Isabel, wh. surv.
him, and in 1671, was w. of John Johnson of London. Farmer says
some of the descend, write the name Newdigate, as was here done
occasionally.

Newgrove, John, Dover 1648.

Newhall, Anthont, oft. confijs. with Newell, Lynn 1636, some
time of Salem, d. 31 Jan. 1657, had John, and, perhaps, other dhildr.
for his will of 14 Jan. pro. 31 Mar. 1657, ment. gr.ch. Richard and Eliz.
Hood. John, Lynn, s. of Anthony, m. 31 Dec. 1656, Eliz. Normanton,
had, perhaps, issue, but ano. John, of Lynn, m. 3 Feb. 1657, Eliz.
Payton, wh. d. 22 Oct. 1677, had Nathaniel, b. 3 Apr. 1658 ; Sarah, 22
Aug. 1662; John, 11 Oct. 1664, perhaps d. young; Eebecca, 6 Dec.
1670; Mary, 27 Sept. 1673; Priscilla, 24 Nov. 1676; and a ch. 9 Oct.

1677, d. same day ; and by ano. w. it is said, had Hannp,h, 6 Mar. 1680 ;
and John, again, 13 Oct. 1681, d. in 3.wks. so that one is daunted at the
proximity of the two Johns and Eliz. Sarah m. 3 Mar. 1680, Timothy
Breed. A third John, of Lynn, m. 18 June 1677, Esther, d. of Wil-
liam Bartram, had Eliz. b. 12 May 1678 ; Sarah, 15 Feb. 1680, d. in
few days; Jonathan, 25 Dec. 1681; Sarah, again, 23 Jan. 1683; and
Jeremiah, 12 Feb. 1685. One of these Johns was freem. 1684, and two
in 1691, of wh. one is mark, sen.- and the other ens. But Lewis pro-
vides for a John, of Lynn, much earlier, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. to m.
10 Apr. 1646, Sarah Lewis. Some doubt rises in my mind bee. I kn.
not t whose d. she was or could be. Joseph, Lynn, freem. 1690, had
Jemima, b. Dec. 1678; and Thomas, 16 Jan. 1681. He was, perhaps,
s. of the first Thomas, and may be that Joseph who perish, in the gr.
snow storm 29 and 30 Jan. 1705. Jemima m. Benjamin Very of Salem.
Nathaniel, Lynn, s. of Thomas, is prob. 'the freem. of 1691, call,
junr. but Nathaniel, s. of John, is prob. that freem. 1691, call. sen.
Thomas, Lynn 1630, Mr. Lewis thinks, brot. John, had Thomas, the
first Eng. ch. b. in that town. His w. d. 25 Sept. 1665, and he d. 25



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May 1674. His will, of 1 Apr. 1668, pro. 1 July 1674, names two s.
John, and Thomas, As. Susanna, w. of Richard Haven, and her five ch.
Joseph, Richard, Sarah, Nathaniel, and Moses; and Mary, w. of Thomas
Brown, and her ch. not nam. them. Thomas, Lynn, s. of the preced.
m. says Lewis, 29 Sept. 1652, Eliz. d.^f Robert Potter, had Joseph, b;
22 Sept. 1658; Nathaniel, 17 Mar. 1660 ; Eliz. 21 Mar. 1662, d. at 3
yrs.; Elisha, 3 Nov. 1665; Eliz. again, 22 Oct. 1667; Mary, 18 Feb.
1670 ; Samuel, 19 Nov. 1672 ; and Rebecca, 17 July 1675 ; and he was
bur. 1 Apr. 1687, in 57th yr. More descend, remain of this than any
other fam. in the town. Thomas, Maiden-, by w. Rebecca, wh. d. 26
May 1725, had Lydia, b. 17 Apr. 1.687; Samuel, 26 Apr. 1689; and
he d. 13 July 1728.

Newland, Anthont, Salisbury 1650, soon rem. prob. for the name
is not aft. seen there, and may be the foil. Anthony, Taunton, s. of
Jeremiah, m. 16 Dec. 1682, Esther Austin. Henrt, Taunton 1666.
Jeremiah, Taunton, had Anthony, b. 1 Aug. 1657. John, Sandwich
1643, perhaps s. of "William. * William, Sandwich, had rem. thither
from Lynn 1637, was freem. of the Col. 1641, rep. 1642, 3, and 4, but
3 Oct. 1659 disfranch. for abetting Quakers; m. 19 May 1648, Rose
HoUoway, had Mary, b. 16 Apr. 1649 ; John ; and Mercy, wh. m. an
Edwards, and had admin, of the est. of her f. 26 June 1694. One Wil-
liam is enumerat. among the soldiers of Gallup's comp. in the sad
expedit. of Phips against Quebec, 1690, in Geneal. Reg. IX. 354, but
the more correct roll in XHL has it not.

Newman, ANmPAS, Wenham, s. of Rev. Samuel, b. prob. in Eng.
began to pr. 1657, but was not ord. until Dec. 1663, m. 1658, Eliz. d. of
the younger Gov. John Winth. had John, b. 7 Dec. 1660 ; Samuel, 7
Sept. 1666; Eliz. 15 June 1668; Sybel, 10 Mar. 1670; and Waitstill,
13 Dec. 1671 ; and d. 15 Oct. 1672. He was one of those min. who
sustain, the erection of Boston 3d ch. b"y separat. from the first, for the
deception practis. in obtain. Davenport from New Haven. Hutch. L
273. The wid. m. Zerubbabel Endicott ; and Sybel m. John Edwards of
Boston. Benjamin, Ipswich 1678, s. of Thomas. Daniel, Stamford
1670. %X Francis, New Haven 1638, an Assist. 1653 and aft. until
made Gov. 1658, to his d. 18 Nov. 1660. He also serv. in the import,
place of Commr.of the Unit. Col. 1654 and 8, and in the troublesome re-
lations with the Dutch of New Netherlands. In his barn was form, the
compact, June 1639, or civil const, by wh. the Col. many yrs. was ruled.
His wid. m. says Emery, Rev. Nicholas Street, yet we are ign. who was
her f. or what was her name. Of ch. I find only Eliz. wh. m. Thomas
Knowles, and next, Nicholas Knell. John, perhaps br. of Thomas,
came in the Mary and John, 1634, but at what place he sett, is unkn.



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yet conject. favors Ipswich ; but he was of "Wenham 1690. John, Ips-
wich 1648, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. had come 1634, with his f. in the
Mary and John, and may be the same as the preced. John, Gloucester,
s. of Antipas, a physician, m. Ruth, eldest d. of Bev. John Emerson; had
issue, but details are unkn. John, a serj. in capt. Turner's comp. 1676,
station, at Hadley, must have come from the E. and prob. from Ipswich,
at least, a John N. junr. was there 1679, owning commons. John,
Oyster Bay, L. I. 1685, may have been a propr. at New Haven 1669,
and agfiin in 1685, possib. a s. of the Gov. Noah, Eehohoth, s. of Rev.
Samuel, wh. he succeed, m. 30 Dec. 1669, Joanna, d. of Rev. Henry
Flint, had Sybel, b. 31 Mar. 1675, d. in few mos. ; beside Samuel, wh.
was bur. 2 Oct. 1677 ; and Henry, H. C. 1687, librarian at the coll. and
agent in Eng. for the Prov. of N. H. and d. 26 Apr. 1678, but Col. Rec.
says, bur. 18. The wid. by her will of 7 Nov. 1678, pro. .24 Feb. 1680,
gave her est. to Henry, but in case of his d. to childr. of her br. Rev.
George Shove, who had m. Hopestill Newman, sis. of Noah. Eich-
AED, New. Haven 1656, possib. a s. of the Gov. had Samuel, b. that yr. ;
John ; Sarah; both bapt. 1665, tho. the officer wh. kept that unsatisfact.
rec. gives no day, nor mo. ; and Mercy, b. 7 Dec. 1665, bapt. prob. 28
Jan. foil. tho. the rec. names wrtfng day, we are sure ; may have been
some time at Stdmford, a. 1666, and wag propr. at New Haven 1685.
Robert, came in the Mary and John, 1634, to Boston, but in what part
of Massi he sett, is unkn. ; rem. to New Haven, in 1 638 or 9, was a man
of good est. one of the seven pillars at gather, of the ch. and a deac. ;
had Bethia, bapt. 2 Oct. 1642 ; and Grace, prob. 25 Oct. (a wrong day
being giv. in Geneal. Reg. IX. 361) 1646; went home bef. 1660, it is
believed. Samvel, Rehoboth, b. at Banbury, Oxfordsh. bapt. 24 May
1602, s. of Richard, was matricul. of Trinity Coll. Oxford, 3 Mar. 1620
in his 17th yr. but on proceed. A. B. 17 Oct. of that yr. is titled in
Wood's Fasti, I. 392, of St. Edmund Hall, had a very small benefice,
1625, at Midhope, part of the parish of Ecclesfield, in the W. Riding of
Torksh. to wh. his successor was presented ten yrs. aft. He came to
N. E. perhaps in 1636, tho. Eliz. aged 24, who may have been his w.
or sis. came in the James from London 1635 ; yet Mather, III. c. 15,
who, in three whole folio pages of double column, by his multifarious
nothingness, gives less than six lines of facts, makes him come in 1638,
%end a yr. and a half at Dorchester, five yrs. at Weymouth, and nine-
teen at R. Dr. Harris did not find his name at Dorchester, but he was
adm. freem. 13 Mar. 1639 (yet casual, as is plain, without prefix of
respect), no doubt then of Weymouth, where his d. Hope was b. 29
Aug. or Nov. 1641, as we believe discordant rec. in Geneal. Reg. VIII.
348, or IX. 171 ; and, perhaps, other ch. Greatly does he deserve



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esteem for his serv. in framing the Concordance, said to have been writ,
by light of burning pine knots. He suffer, more than his temper could
bear, by the spreading of the antipsedobapt. in his diocese, and d. 5
July 16G3, aged 61; in the will of 18 Nov. 1661, names w. Sybel, s.
Samuel, Antipas, Noah, to wh. he gave his libr. and d. Hopestill, or
Hope, wh. m. 12 July 1664, Rev. John Shove, and d. 7 Mar. 1674.
Patience, an elder d. m. 3 Oct. 1649, Nathaniel Sparhawk of Cambridge.
For those who have not easy access to the Magn. Dr. Allen furnishes
the wondrous story of Newman's predict, of the hour of his own 4- with
happy exactness, and Dr. Eliot, in his Biog. Diet, has fully vindica.
Mather from the discredit Ihat might be attach, to his page by this.
Now to prove what Eliot tells of the acco. being sent to Eng. as well as
spread thro, our country, no doubt (when the immortal author of. the
Magnalia was but few mos. old) we may lopk into the Diary of Samuel
Pepys, and fin'd the "good story of Mr. Newman" to be matter of
conversat. in Jan. 1667-8, bef. our N. E. ecclesiast. hist, had filled his
six yrs. See p. 354 of Lord Braybrook's Pepys, Vol. III. Ed. 4th.
* Samuel, Rehoboth, s. prob. the eldest, of the preced. b. perhaps, in
Eng. m. 6 Dec. 1659, Bethia, d. of Francis Chickering of Dedham, had
Samuel, b. 1662; Antipas, 29 Mar. 1673, d. in few mos.; and prob.
other ch. ; m. for sec. w. 2 May 1689, Hannah, d. of John Bunker, and
for third w. aft. 1690, Theodosia, wid. of capt. Noah Wiswall, d. of John
' Jackson, was deac. and rep. for Swanzey 1692. Thomas, Ipswich 1639,
had come 1634, in the Mary and John, hav. tak. o. of supremacy and
alleg. 16 Apr. d. 1676, leav. wid. wh. d. 19 Nov. 1679, and s. Thomas,
John, and Benjamin. William, Stamford 1665, may have rem. to
Narragansett aft. 1669. Five of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at
Harv. and two at other N. E. coll.

Newmarch, John, Ipswich 1638, at Rowley perhaps 1643, and back
to I. 1648 ; m. Martha, d. of Zaccheus Gould, had, as is learn, from his
will of 14 Feb. 1696, pro. 26 Apr. 1697, John, Thomas, Zaccheus,
Martha, wh. m. 1675, Samuel Balch, Phebe Penny well, and Sarah
Berry. It made w. Martha extrix. and nam. gr.ch. Thomas Gould, and
Martha Balch, tho. it might be hard to find the gr.ch. Thomas Gould.
John, Kittery, H. C. 1690, wh. d. 1754, was, perhaps, a gr.s. and it may
be that Joseph, H. C. 1728, wh. d. 1765, a couns. of N. H. in 1754,
was s. of this min. Sometimes it is Newmarsh. •

Newpopt, Richard, Boston, by w. Ruth had Ruth, b. 27 Apr. 1668.
Newton, Anthony, Dorchester, of Braintree 1640, engag. 1652 in
sett, of Lancaster, was freem. 1671. Bryan, Jamaica, L. I. 1656.
Daniel, Marlborough, s. of Richard, had Daniel, Benjamin, Susanna,
Isaac, Abraham, Mary, Samuel, Nathaniel, Lydia, and Mercy; and



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d. 29 Nov. 1739. Edwakd, New Haven, took o. of fidel. 1645.
EzEKiEL, Milford, s. of Koger, was liv. 1700. GEORaE, Ipswich, a.
1676 or 7. Henry, Newtown, L. 1. 1655, perhaps s. or br. of Bryan
of the adj. town. John, Dorchester 1632, freem. 4 Mar. 1633, rem. to
Dedham, was kinsman of Edward AUeyn of Dedham, who, dying
sudden, at Boston, where he was a rep. 1 642; by nuncup. will gave his
est. tg him, and ano. relat. ; had Henry, bapt. 1 Mar. 1643. John,
Dedfiam, perhaps s. of the preced. freem. 1643. John, Marlborough,
s. of Eichard, by w. Eliz. m. 1666, had John, b. 1667; Samuel, 1668;
Zechary, 1671; Eliz. 1672; Thomas; Sarah, 1679; and Silence; was
freem. 1690. John, Boston, by w. Mehitable had Samuel, b. 23 Jan.
1678. John, Milford, s. of Roger, d. 1699, leav. wid. Lydia, ch. Pru-
dence, aged 18; Thomas^ 17; Ezekiel, 12; and Joseph, 2. Joseph,
Marlborough, s. of Eichard, freem. 1685, perhaps sworn again, 1691
had w. Catharine. Moses, Marlborough, br. of the preced. m. 28 Oct,
1668, Joanna, prob. d. of Edward Larkin, had Moses ; David, b. 1672
Jonathan, 1679 ; James; Josiah; Edwar,d ; Hannah; Mercy; Jacob
and Ebenezer; was freem. 1690, and d. 23 May 1736. Eichard,
Sudbury 1640, by w. Ann or Hannah had John, b. 20 Oct. 1641
Mary, 12 or 22 June 1644; Moses, 26 Mar. 1646 ; Joseph; Daniel, 21
Dec. 1655; Eliz.; Sarah; Isaac; and Hannah, wh. d. 13 Apr. 1654.
He took the freeman's oath 1645, and again, I suppose, in 1647, for no
other Richard is heard of, but aft. 1656, rem. to S. part of Marlborough,
now Southborough, was liv. Oct. 1675. Mary m. Jonathan Johnson ;
Eliz. m. a Dingley; and Sarah m. a Taylor, as says Barry. Roger,
Farmington, the first min. m. at Hartford, Mary, eldest d. of Eev.
Thomas Hooker, wh. d. 4 Feb. 1676, had at H. Samuel, bapt. 20 Oct.
1646 ; was ord. the day the ch. was form. 13 Oct. 1652, there had John,
bapt. June 1656, but not 6, as print, in Geneal. Reg. XL 324 ; and prob.
other ch. bef. or aft. or both. He was dism. 1657, came to Boston, in
Oct. to emb. for Eng. The ship in wh. he had tak. pass, was with ano.
for the same destinat. detain, sev. days by head winds in the outer
harbor, and he was invit. by letter to town on a special serv. A
lamentab. superstit. encourag. the shipmaster and some others, as in
Hull's Diary, p. 185, is told, to consent to his leav. the voyage, " as
think, his presence some cause of the cross wind." I hope he got pas-
sage, without contra, wind, in a later ship, and aft. return, he went to
Milford, there was inst. 22 Aug. 1660, and d. 7 June 1683. His will, of
12 Mar. bef. names Samuel, Roger, Susanna, John, Ezekiel, bapt. 1660 ;
Sarah, 1662 ; AKce, 1664 ; and Mary ; but in some cases the order of*
success.-is not ascert. His d. Susanna m. John Stone of M. ; and Sarah
m. 4 July 1683, John Wilson of New Haven. Roger, Milford, s. of
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the preced. d. 1690, leav. wid. Abigail, guard, of a s. and a d. not nam.
Among the proprs. in 1713 at M. were seven of his name. Samuel,
Milford, s. of the preced. was ens. 1673, m. 14 Mar. 1669, Martha, d. of
the first Benjamin Fenn, had Martha, b. 1671; and Thomas, 1675;
and d. 1708. * Thomas, Fairfield, one of the five first sett, a man of
conseq. chos. rep. to Apr. sess. 1645 ; had freq. suits at law with his
neighb. and in 1652 charg. with a cap. crime, prob. witchcraft, or other
imagin. offence, he escap. from prison, took refuge with the Dutch, who
believed him innoc. He liv. at Newtown, on L. I. 1 656, a purchaser that
jr. of Middleburg, and was a capt. under Stuyvesant. By compact with
the Unit. Cols, of N. E. the Dutch were bound to extradition of fugit. as
were the members of the Un. among thems. by art. VIII. of the confed.
and in the rec. of the Commissnrs. Haz. II. 229, may be read the instruct,
by Congr. to Newman, Leverett, and Davis, to proceed to New York
and demand his body, and lb. 236, their claim " of the body of Thomas
Newton, some time a capit. offender in one of the Cols, of N. E." War
was then raging betw. Eng. and Holland, but amicab. relat. wisely were
preserv. on our side of the water ; and Stuyvesant issued a warrant, lb.
238, on the same day ; but we may be glad that either cunning or com-
mon sense prevent, its execut. Thomas, Boston 1688, came from New
Hampsh. is supposed to have been b. 10 Jan. 1661, and was Sect, of
that Prov. until 1690, was controller of the customs at B. judge of the
admir. and Atty.-Gen. in the witchcraft prosecut. and aft. d. 28 May
1721. His opinion must have led to the cure of the infernal delusion,
for in Jan. 1693 he wrote to Sir Wm. Phips, the Grov. that of the 52,
charg. at Salem that court, the three convicts should have been acquit,
like the rest. Twelve of this name had, in 1827, been gr. at N. E. coll.
exc. Harv. where none.

NiCHOLET, Charles, Salem, came, 1672, from Virg. contin. preach,
to 20 Apr. 1676, by vote of the town, with dissatisf. of both the ch.
and its pastor, went to Eng. See Felt, II. 588.

Nichols, Abraham, Woodbury, s. of the first Caleb, m. Dec. 1684,
Eachel Kellogg, sec. d. of the first Daniel of Stratford, in 1706 was
excor. of his br. Caleb ; but his fam. is not giv. by Cothren. Ada m.
New Haven 1645 or earlier, m. Ann, d. of John Wakeman, had John,
bapt. 10 Aug. 1645 ; Barachiah, 14 Feb. 1647 ; Esther, 10 Mar. 1650 ;
and Lydia, b. 28 Feb. 1652; in 1655 was of Hartford, rem. 1661 to
Hadley, where his s. John was drown, next yr. His f.-in-law, in his will,
pro. 16 Oct. 1661, ment. these ch. of his d. Ann N. viz. : John, Hannah,
Sarah, and Ebenezer, the last three prob. b. at Hartfor4 and some time
later he had Esther. Next he was of Boston, freem. 1670, if our Seer,
is to be accept, in his Col. Eec. ret. to Hartford, and d. 25 Aug. 1682j



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when his only ch. was Esther Ellis. AxL^, or Alltn, Barnstable, m.
12 Apr. 1670, Abigail, d. of Austin Bearse, had Nathaniel, b. 12 Oct.
1671 ; Mary, 12 Feb. 1673 ; a s. 1 Jan. 1675, d. soon ; Josiah, 23 Apr.
1676, d. at 2 yrs. ; Joseph, 11 Apr. 1678; Abigail, 11 Feb. 1681;
Priscilla, 28 June 1682, d. next Mar.; Experience, 8 Jan. 1684, wb.
was bapt. with Nathaniel, Mary, and Joseph, on 1 Jan. 1688 ; and
James, b. 1 Apr. 1689, bapt. with Abigail, 12 May foil. Caleb, Strat-
ford, s. of Francis, b. in Eng. was among the freem. 1669, by w. Ann
had Sarah, b. 1 Dec. 1651 ; Ann, 5 Mar. 1653 ; Esther, 18 Feb. 1655 ;
Joseph, 25 Dec. 1656^ Samuel, 29 Mar, 1658 ; Andrew, 28 Nov. 1659 ;



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