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but prob. had bef. giv. most of his est. the inv. of resid. being small.
The wid. liv. to 21 Mar. 1677, far strick. in yrs. Remember m. 12
Feb. 1662, Peter Aspen wall, beside wh. he names other s.-in-law Mat-
thew Johnson, who had m. 12 Nov. 1656, his d. Hannah, wh. d. 1 Aug.
1662; Samuel Pickman; and Benjamin Smith, who alone of the four
liv, at R. and d. Mary, prob. then unm. We fail to gain kn. of the m.
of s. Descest, however, from this patriarch is claimed by many, of
wh. one is the learned Professor P. the dilig. hist, of N. E.

Palgrave, or Palsgrave, John, Boston, s. of Richard, m. 8 Feb.
1656, Mary, d. of Samuel Maverick of Noddles isl. He d. early, and
his wid. m. 20 Sept. 1660, Mr. Francis Hooke of Kittery. See Geneal.
Reg. Vni. 334. Richard, Charlestown, a physician, came in the
fleet with Winth. from Stepney, Co. Middlesex, adjoin. London, with w.
, Ann, and ds. Mary, Sarah, and, perhaps, other ch. ; had here Rebecca,
b. 25 July .1631 ; John, 6, bapt. 9 Mar. 1634; Lydia, 15, bapt. 17 Jan.
1636; and Bethia, bapt. 8 July 1638; all these bapt. were in Boston
ch. of wh. the f. and mo. were both mem. Nos. 105 and 6, and did not
transfer their relat. to the Charlestown ch. This last oh. d. 21 Aug. aft.



340 PALMER.

says the town rec. of Charlestown, in Tvh. it may be more correct than
the date of its b. wh. is two days aft. its bapt. He req. adm. as freem.
19 Oct. 1630, and took the o. 18 May foil. d. says Frothingham, a.
1656, and his wid. rem. to Eoxbury, there was bur. 17 Mar. 1669, aged
75, says Eoxbury rec. ; in hef will, made six days bef. names eldest d.
Mary, w. of Eoger Wellington, the ch. of her dec. s. and d. John and
Sarah Alcock, with wh. she had liv. since the d. of her h. and John
Heylet, or Aylet, s. of her d. Lydia, who was w. of Edmund of Stepney,
near London.

Palmer, * Abraham, Charlestown, a merch. from London, wh. there
had join, the comp. of the faithful patentees of Mass. 1628, gave £50. to
promote its obj. and emb. hims. 1629, prob. with Higginson, was most
act. and intellig. town offic. req. adm. 19 Oct. 1630, and was made freem.
18 May foil, of Boston ch. with w. Grace, No. 68 and 9, and of the
found, of ch. at Charlestown, was in first assemb. of rep. 1634, and serj.
in the Pequot war, went to Barbados 1652, in the Mayflower of Boston,
in wh. his sh. of adventure was f , and that of Edward Burt f, to be
account, for in London ; there d. 1 65'3 ; yet prob. he intend, to come
back. His wid. Grace d. Dec. 1660, and lieut. Thomas Lathrop had
admin, perhaps as a creditor. .Benjamin, Stonington 1665, s. of Walter,
freem. 1666, liv. on the disput. border of E. I. was capt. much iuvolv.
in controv. and d. 10 Apr. 1716, and from that time no general has
failed to have, as is said, both Joseph and Benjamin. Christopher,
Hampton, s. of William of the same, m. a d. of Edward Hilton. Ed-
ward, Boston 1639, put in the stocks of his own mak. for charg. top
high a' price. See Hubbard, 248. Prob. he rem. to Hampton. Elihu,
Stonington 1668, s. of Walter, was not an inhab. in 1670. Elnathan,
Scituate, s. of John of the same, m. 1695, Mary, d. of Thomas Clark.
Ephraim, Greenwich 1672. Francis, Eowley 1691, may have been
s. of John. Geor&e, Boston, wine cooper 1640, ar. co. 1641, rem. to
the E. bef. 1660, and he or ano. of the name was at Warwick, E. L bef.
1655, tho. the place of his resid. is not told, and d. a. 1669. In Apr.
1670, a Boston creditor, James Neighbors, had gr. of admin. George,
Warwick, may be the same as preced. among freem. 1 655, m. Bethia,
d. of Eoger Morey of Providence, a. 1660. Gershom, Stonington
1665, br. of Benjamin, freem. 1666, m. 28 Nov. 1667, Ann, d. of capt.
George Denison, had Gershom, Ichabod, William, George, Walter,
Elihu, Mary, Eebecca, and Mercy. * Henrt, Newbury 1637, freem. 22
June 1642, rem. to Haverhill, from wh. he was rep. 1667, 74, 6-9, and
d. 15 July 1680. Perhaps he was of Hampton in his latter days. His
d. Eliz. m. 1659, Eobert Ayer of Haverhill, and Mehitable m. 1676,
Samuel Dalton. Henry, Wethersfield, by w. Catharine had Deborah,



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b. 1642; Hannah, 1645; a s. whose name is not disting. in the rec.
1648; Dorcas, 1650; freem. 1657, and liv. 1663. Henry, Pemaquid,
sw. fidel. to Mass. 1674. John, Hinghara, came in Sept. 1635, freem.
13 Mar. 1639 ; rem. perhaps to Scituate; at least Deane makes him,
in Hist. 319, to be freem. of Plymouth Col. 1657, to have ch. then John
and Elnathan, afterwards Josiah -and Bezaleel. John, Charlestown,
perhaps came in the Elizabeth, 1634, from Ipswich, aged 24, was freem.
2 June 1641, and d. 24 Aug. 1677, aged 62, unless the gr.st. be wrong,
or misread. John, Portsmouth, by Mr. Wentworth copied from list of
mem. of the ch. May 1640, but prob. many yrs. too early. He serv. in
Philip's war, then being inhab. of Hampton. John, Boston, carpenter,
adm. townsman 30 Mar. 1640, perhaps rem. to Rowley 1647; or may
have been br. of Henry, and' with him at Wethersfield, freem. 1657.
John, Stonington, s. of Walter, prob. eldest, and by first w. b. in Eng.
of wh. no more is kn. John, Fairfield, may have been first at Wethers-
field, and, perhaps, br. of Henry, freem. of Conn. 1657, had possib. been
many yrs. in trade to Virg. and may be was at Greenwich 1672. John,
Scituate, s. of the first John of the same, had Elnathan, b. 1666 ; John,
1667; Hannah, 1671; Eliz. 1673 ; Bezalee.1, 1675 ; Experience, 1679 ;
and Samuel, 1683. John, Pemaquid, with John, jr. perhaps his s. took
o. of fidel. to Mass. 1674. John, Scarborough 1676, m. Eliz. d. of
Andrew Alger, and rem. 1680, to Boston, and spent there the residue
of his life, says Southgate, 82. John, Falmouth 1689, consult, by the
council of war for def. of that town 1689, was wound. 21 Sept. ; had m.
Mary, d. of George Munjoy. John, Boston 1689, took side against the
inhab. for rising against Andros, of whose council he had been, and was
suspect, to have come from Eng. just bef. with a commiss. to be ch. just.
Hutch. I. 371. Jonas, or Jonathan, Rehoboth 1668, s. of Walter.
Joseph, Newbury, m. 18 Mar. 1665, Sarah, d. of James Jackman, had
Sarah, b. 5 Dec. 1665; James, 18 Dec. 1667; and Joseph, 8 July
1670. He was youngest s. of William. His s. Joseph had at Newbury
two ws. and s. Joseph. Josiah, Scituate, s. of first John of the same,
had Josiah, b. 1685; Joshua, 1687; and Ruth. Michael, Branford
1667, an orig. signer of the planta. covenant 20 Jan. 1668, freem. 1669.
Moses, Stonington 1658, s. of Walter, by w. Dorothy had Moses, b. 29
Oct. 1673 ; and John, 1 Sept. 1677 ; perhaps others bef. or aft. or both.
Bond says he m. Abigail, d. of Daniel Allen of Watertown. * Nehe-
miah, Stonington, s. of Walter, m. 20 Nov. 1662, Hannah, d. of Thomas
Stanton, the younger, had Joseph, b. 1663 ; Elihu, 1665, d. soon ; Jona-
than, 1668 ; Daniel, 12 Nov. 1672 ; was a man of trust, rep. 1668 and
9, and d. 17 Feb. 1718, aged 80. Nicholas, Windsor, freem. 1669,
was an early sett, had Mary, b. 3 May 1637; Hannah, bapt. 11 Oct.

29*



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1640 ; Timothy, 20 Mar. 1642 ; and Eliz. b. 7 Aug. 1644. His sec. w.
Joan, wid. of John Purchase, m. 29 Oct. 1 646, d. 1 6 Apr. 1 683, and he d. 30
Aug. 1689. EiCHABD, Salem, m. 24 Nov. 1 672, Mary, d. of Humphrey
Gilbert, had Mary, b. 8 Sept. 1673 ; Richard, 6 Dec. 1675 ; Martha, 21 _
Aug. 1678; and Samuel, 7 Apr. 1683. Richard, Saco, or Wells,'
1676, may be the passeng. of 163.5, aged 29, in the James from London
to Boston. Samuel, Rehoboth, m. 12 Jan. 1681, Eliz. Kingsley, peri/
haps d. of John of Milton, had John, b. 25 Mar. 1682, wh. was bur. 15
July 1683; Samuel and John, tw. 4 Jan. 1684, of wh. John was bur.
next day. Thomas, of Rowley 1648, and Samuel, in 1691, perhaps
were s. of John. Stephen, Cambridge, perhaps s. of William, m. Eliz.
d. of Daniel Cheever. Samuel, Rowley, freem. 1684, was of Salem,
prob. two or three yrs. later, where one of the name acted for John
Dunton in sale of his books. Thomas, Rowley 1643, d. says Farmer,
1669. Thomas, Scituate, s. of William, held the est. of his f. 1680.
Thomas, Boston, merch. one of the found, of Brattle st. ch. Timothy,
Windsor, s. of Nicholas, freem. 1667, m. 17 Sept. 1663, Hannah, d. of
William Buell, had Timothy, b. 25 Aug. foil.; Hannah, 3 Oct. 1666;
Mary, 14 May 1669; Sarah, 25 Feb. 1672, d. soon; John, 13 Apr.
1673; Sarah, again, 12 Apr. 1675; Samuel, 7 Sept. 1677; Martha, 29
Dec. 1679, d. at 3 yrs.; Benjamin, 1682; and Stephen, 1687. The
time of his d. is unkn. Timothy, Suffield, had, bef. going thither, w.
Eliz. and s. Timothy, and b. there Esther, 1676 ; beside two wh. d.
young; and Thomas, 1682. He d. 1697, leav. Timothy, Esther, and
Thomas. * Walter, Charlestown 1 629, prob. younger Jbr. of Abraham,
charg. in Sept. 1630, with k. Austin Bratcher, freem. 18 May 1631, was
constable 1 633, on 1 June of wh. yr. he, with new w. Rebecca, and d.
Grace, unit, with the ch. so that it is plain that the d. was by a former
w. ; had Hannah, bapt. 15 June 1634; Elihu, 24 Jan. 163^; Nehemiah,
b. 23 Nov. 1637 ; Moses, 6 Apr. 1640; Benjamin, 30 May, bapt. 5 June
1642 ; all by Rebecca Short, a mem. of Roxbury ch. who came in 1632,
as a serv. says the rec. of R. ch. rem. to Rehoboth, was rep. 1646 and 7,
being the first from that town, had more ch. and rem. again, to Stoning-
ton, 1653. His will, of 19 May 1658, made at S. pro. 11 May 1662,
cont. in SufFk. reg. (for S. then call. Southerton, was claim, as pt. of our
Co. strange as such civil geography now seems), names w. Rebecca and
eleven ch. John; Grace; Jonas; William; Gershom ; Elihu; Nehe-
miah ; Moses ; Benjamin ; Halinah, w. of Thomas Huet ; and Eliz. and -
omits to name d. Rebecca, wh. m. 20 Apr. 1665, Elisha Cheesbrough;
and was, perhaps, unable to count the gr.ch. William, Plymouth,
came in the Fortune 1621, with s. William, and his w. Frances, came
in the next ship, the Ann, 1623, had sh. in the div. of cattle 1627, rem.



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to Duxbury, ^. a young w. had Henry and Bridget, but perhaps by
former w. both nam. in the will, and gr.ch. Eebecca ; a,n^d. prob.
early in 1638, as his will of 4 Dec. 1637 was pro. 5 Mar. foil. Wil-
liam, Watertown 1636, Newbury 1637, own. Id. at Great Ormsby, Co.
Norfk. freem. 13 Mar. 1639, rem. to Hampton, had by first w. s. Ed-
ward, Christopher, and Stephen, beside d. Martha, who m. as said, I
tkink, capt. John Sherman of Watertown. For sec. w. he had Grace,
wid. of Thomas Rogers, wh. surv. him, and m. Roger Porter. Wil-
liam, Wethersfield, an early sett, sold his est. 1 644, and, perhaps, rem. yet
may have come back, for in 1660, W. P. sen. was freed from milit. serv.
William, Kittery 1652, constable 1661, may have been s. of William
of Hampton. * William, Scituate 1633, s. of William, the first comer,
brot. -by him, m. 27 Mar. of that yr. Eliz. Hodgkins, had WiUjaH, b. 27
June 1634; Thomas; and jm)b. others; [rem. to Yarmouth bef. 1643,
was a lieut. and re£^644, and three yrs^aQj^ was one of the purch. of
Dartmouth 1652,^^jremrToT^ewtown7TrL 1656, d. bef. 1661, in high
esteem. Rikfer, I suspect, confus. the f. and s. of the same name, for we
are told that the wid. of William Palmer jun. m. deac. John Willis of
Bridgewater, and Mitchell enum. a goodly progeny, of wh. some ds. were
m. in few yrs. aft. R. permits her to be a wid. Possib. she may have
been sec. w. and not mo. of half his ch. Yet some explanat. may arise
from William, s. of the preced. being in Col. Rec. designat. as s.-in-law
of Robert Paddock. Still Riker must be content with ano. William than
our Dartmouth man in 1670. William, Charlestown 1640, may have
been s. of Walter, and of Stonington 1666, of Killingworth, then call.
Kenil worth, as in all decency it should contin. to be, in 1670. Ten of
this name had, in 1834, been gr. at Harv. six at Yale, and six at the
other N. E. coll.

Palmerlt, John, a passeng. in the Elizabeth and Ann from London
1635, aged 20 ; may be the same as Parmely or Parmarly of Guilford,
Bw. as freem. of Conn. 1665. See Parmelee.

Palmes, Andrew, New London, s. of Edward, had Guy, Bryan,
Edward, Andrew, and Sarah, and d. 1721. * Edward, New Haven
1659, a merch. rem. next yr. to New London, m. Lucy, d. of Gov. John
Winthrop, freem. 1667, rep. 1671-4 and 7, was a major in the great Ind.
war. By first w. wh. d. 24 Nov. 1676, six mos. aft. her f. he had no ch.
and next yr. he m. Sarah Davis, wid. of capt. William of Boston, as
Miss Caulkins thinks, had Guy, bapt. 17 Nov. 1678; Andrew, 1 Oct.
1682, H. C. 1703 ; and Lucy. He d. 21 itfar. 1715, in 78th yr^ leav.
good est. in his will to only Lucy, and Andrew. Lucy m. Samuel Gray,
who d. 1713 ; and next m. Samuel Lynde of Saybrook. Caulkjns. He
was nam. in the royal commiss. 1683 to adjust claims in the King's



344 i PAL — PAR

Province, or Narraganset country. See Trumbull, Hist. I. 358, wh.
gives his name without e, and it is found in print as Palmer. See also

1 Mass. Hist. Coll. V. 232. William, Salem, m. Ann, eldest d. of
John Humfrey, Esq. who aft. his d. m. Rev. Samuel Myles.

Palmeter, Nathaniel, KiUingworth 1667, then call. Kenilworth,
freem. 1668, whose name is spelt Palmerley in the return of the officers
of the town ; possib. the same as Palmerly.

Pannlt, Alexander, is in Paige's list of freem. of Mass. 1660 ;
but I doubt the name was pervert, by Mr. Seer, or some elk.

P ANTON, Richard, Westchester 1656, a man of influence, who d.
aft. 1700 ; took the side of Conn. 1662 against the Dutch at Newtown,
L. I. Riker, 59.

Pantet, or Pantree, John, Hartford, s. of William, b. in Eng.
freem. 1650, m. Hannah Tuttle of Boston, who was prob. d. of Richard,
had beside Mary and Hannah, John, bapt. 17, Mar. 1650; and d. prob.
1653. His wid. m. 23 June 1654, Thomas Welles. Hannah d. 1672,
unm. John, Hartford, s. of the preced. had John (who d. bef. his f.
leav. only ch. Abigail) ; and ds. Abigail, b. 11 Jan. 1679 ; Hannah; and
Rebecca. He d. 4 Apr. 1736, and so the name ceased in that quarter.
William, Cambridge 1634, came in May by the same ship with Simon
Willard, excus. from milit. duty by reason of age, freem. 4 Mar. 1635,
rem. next yr. with Hooker's friends to Hartford, where he was among
the chief proprs.

Papillans, or Papillon, Peter, Boston 1679, by w. Joan had
Mary, b. 29 Jan. 1680 ; and Peter, b. Mar. 1681 ; he was one of thatcomp.
wh. broke off from the New North ch. when Rev. Peter Thacher was
brot. in 1718 to be collea. with their first min.and in 1722 had command
of a ship employ, against pirates on the coast. He came into Boston 28
June from his cruise, hav. seen nothing of the great object of his outfit,
the famous pirate, Low, who long harassed the trade of N. E. but brot.
in a brigantine, that had been in possessn. of the foe. When he d. is '
not seen. Peter, Boston, perhaps s. of the preced. by w. Catharine
had Mary, wh. d. 30 July 1721, aged 17 ; Catharine, b. a. 1715; Martha,
a. 1718 ; Mercy, 20 Jan. 1720 ; Samuel, 11 Sept. 1721, the last two d.
young ; and Mary, 25 Oct. 1722 ; and he d. early in 1733 ; admin, to
his wid. and John Wallcot of Salem was giv. 10 May in that yr. I sup-
pose this was a Huguenot name, '"-yo)

Pard, Samuel, Boston, by w. Mary had Samuel, b. 25 Sept. 1671.

Pardee, George, New Haven, a youth, apprent, 1644 to Francis
Brown, of whose orig. or coming nothing is kn. m. 20 Oct. 1650, Martha,
d. of Richard Miles, had John, b. 20 Aug. 1651, d. young ; John, again,

2 Sept. 1653, d. bef. his f. George, 15 Jan. 1656 ; Mary, 18 Apr. 1658 ;



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Eliz. 10 June 1660, the last three bapt. 18 May 1662, 1 presume; and
he m. sec. w. 29 Dec. 1662, Dodd says, Rebecca (but Catharine, reads
ano.) Lane, had Joseph, b. 27 Apr. 1664 ; Rebecca, 18 Apr. 1666, bapt.
I judge, four days aft. but surely not, as the eh. rec. in Geneal. Reg. IX,
361, says, Monday, 23 ; Sarah, b. 2 Feb. 1668 ; and Hannah, 7 July
1672 ; and he d. Apr. 1700, aged 71. His will, of 14 of that mo.
names all the ds. and s. George and Joseph. Mary m. 1677, Joshua
Hotchkiss ; Eliz. m. 25 Dec. 1679, Thomas Gregory, and in the will of
her f. is call, an Olmstead; Rebecca m. 1699, Samuel Ailing ; and Han-
nah m. Edward Vickers. George, New Plaven, s. of the preced. m. 10
Feb. 1676, Mercy Ball, perhaps d. of Ailing, had Mercy, b. 16 Jan.
1677; Eliphalet, 26 Dec. 1678; Martha, 18 Mar. 1681; and John, 4
Nov. 1683 ; his w. d. 13 Aug. foil, and he m. 11 Feb. next, Mary
Denison, perhaps d. of James, had Stephen, 1686; Ebenezer ; George,
Jan. 1691 ; James ; Mary; Sarah; and EHz. and he d. 22 Nov. 1723.
John, New Haven, whose, inv. of 12 Nov. 1683 is foil, by remarks a.
his childr. Joseph, New Haven, br. of the preced. m. 30 July 1688,
or 30 Jan. 1639, Eliz. Tale, d. of the first Thomas, had John, wh. d. 27
Oct. of same yr. ; Joseph, 9 Aug. 1693 ; Thomas, 26 Oct. 1695 ; John,
again, 6 Feb. 1698 ; and Mary, 9 Apr. 1700; his w. d. 19 Sept. 1701,
and he m. sec. w. 2 Dec. 1703, Eliz. Paine, had Eliz. 16 Sept. 1704;
Daniel, 28 Nov. 1706 ; Rebecca, 26 Mar. 1708 ; Josiah, 14 Sept. 1711 ;
Ebenezer, 4 Nov. 1714; Samuel, 3 Aug. 1718; and Sarah, 1 Aug,
1721. The name is wide, spread.

Paedon, William, Mass. freem. 1645, of wh. I kn. no more, not
even his resid.

Parents, John, Haddam, sett. a. 1662, d. 1686, leav. two ds.

Paris, or Paekis, Christopher, Boston 1649. John, Braintree,
m. 30 Sept. 1664, says Farmer, Mary Jewell, prob. d. of Thomas.
Nicholas, Salem 1648, witness to the will of John Balch. Samvel~1
Salem, s. of Thomas of London, the unhap.py promoter of the sad i
tragedy of the witchcraft, 1692, was educ. at Harv. but left bef. gr. was |
of the first ch. at Boston, freem. 1683, and preach, at the Salem vil. now
Danvers, in 1689, and bee. the first min. of the society that he reduced
to such misery, ord. 15 Nov. of that yr. left his place by compulsion
June 1696, and was two or three yrs. preach, at Stow, but in 1700, of
Watertown, hav. license as a retailer, soon aft. sat down at Concord,
there contin. 1705 engag. in trade unprofltably, but preachfed a few mos.
at Dunstable 1711. His w. Dorothy d. 6 Sept. 1719 ; and he d. 29
Feb.. foil, at Sudbury. In his will, pro. 28 Mar. 1720, he ment. f.
Thomas ; uncle John ; ds. Eliz, w. of Benjamin Barnard ; Dorothy, b.
28- Aug. 1700, w. of Hopestill Brown; and Mary, b. 1703, m. 1727,



346 PAR

Peter Bent; beside two s. Samuel, b. at W. 9 Jan. bapt. 1 Mar. 1702;
and Noyes, b. 22 Aug. 1699, H. C. 1721, both minors. Samuel, Bos-
ton, by w. Eliz. had Thomas, b. 25 Oct. 1681; Eliz. 28 Nov. 1682;
and Susanna, 9 Jan. 1688; perhaps he rem. and may have been that
unhap. min. of Salem. Thomas, Newbury 1685, s. of John, a dissent,
clerg. of Ugborough, in Co. Devon, had come two yrs. bef. to Long
Island, rem. to S. part of Mass. perhaps Plymouth, had Thomas, gr.f. of
Eev. Martin of Marshfield, and ancest. of Gov. Albion K. of Maine.
Thomas, Boston, perhaps br. of sec. Samuel, by w. Mary had Mary, b.
27 May 1686, d. soon; Mary, again, 25 Sept. 1687; and Eliz. 10 July
1693 ; and prob. rem. Frequent spelling is with two r's.'

Parish, * John, Groton, perhaps s. of Thomas the first, or a br. as
seems more likely, was, says Butler, an orig. propr. and in 1683, serv.
on a com. with Page and Lawrence, others of the earliest sett, to prove
the Id. rights .of the town bef. its destruct. in Philip's war; rep. 1690.
John, Groton, prob. s. of the preced. by w. Mary had Lydia, b. 20 Apr.
1687 ; and Eliz. 19 Mar. 1691. * Robert, Grpton, perhaps s. of the
first Thomas, by w. Mary, prob. d. of John Blanchard, had Mary, b. 5
Jan. 1668; Ann, 2 Sept. 1669 ; Robert, 20 Nov. 1670 ; Ann, again, 10
Sept. 1672; and Mary, again, 8 Sept. 1674; rep. 1689, at the Dec.
session for the neighb. town of Dunstable. Thomas, Cambridge, came
in the Increase 1635, aged 22, was a physician, tho. in the custom-ho.
rec. call, possib. for decept. a clothier, freem. 18 Apr. 1637, by w. Mary
had Mary, b. 3 Apr. 1638; Thomas, 21 July 1641, H. C. 1659; and
Mary, again, 3 Apr. 1 643. Prob. he went home, liv. at Nayland, Co.
Suflfk. as his atty. Thomas Danforth calls him. Thomas, Groton, s. of
the preced. had w. Mary, wh. d. 8 Oct. 1674, aged 23. The coll. catal.
of 1698 did not mark him as dead, and Farmer thot. he liv. to 12 Sept.
1707.

Parke, or Parks, Edward, Guilford 1685, d. 11 Aug. 1690; and
there the name contin. 20 yrs. Edward, Newton, s. of Thomas of
the same, m. 13 Mar. 1695, Martha, d. of Nathan Fiske of Cambridge,
had Martha, b. 16 May 1699 ; Edward, 18 Apr. 1701 ; Thomas, 1703;
and' Nathan ; d. 1 Mar. 1745, near 84 yrs. old. Jacob, Mass. freem.
1657, may have been of Concord, or possib. of Rowley, for his name
stands in Paige's list between those of inhabs. of these towns. John,
Newton 1678, s. of Thomas of the same, serv. in Philip's war under
capt. Beers, and was allow, pension for wound ; by first w. had George,
bapt. 24 Oct. 1686; and Ann, 17 May 1691, both d. prob. young, at
Watertown ; m. next, 5 Apr. 1694, Eliz. Miller, had Eliz. b. 24 Feb.
1695, d. young; John, 20 Dec. 1696; Solomon, 16 Oct. 1699 ; Eliz. 27
Feb. 1701 ; Abigail, 20 Apr. 1702 ; Joseph, 12 Mar. 1705, H. C. 1724;



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and Mary, 17 Mar. 1708 ; and he d. 21 Mar. 1718. John, Norwich
1680, s. of Thomas of New London, liv. in that pt. wh. bee. Preston.
He is common, call. capt. John of P. and d. 1716, lea v. w. Mary, and
d. Dorothy, w. of Ebenezer Avery, but in his will rememb. four ch. of
his only other d. Abigail, w. of Christopher Avery, wh. was d. Jona-
than, Newton, br. of John of the same, m. 18 Mar. 1691, Ann, d. of
Henry Spring, wh. d. the same yr. ; and by w. Eliz. had Jonathan, b. 30
Mar. 1695 ; Jonas, 1 Jan. 1697, d. soon; Lydia; Mindw;ell ; Margery;
Eunice ; and no more in Bond's list, but Jackson adds Hannah. His w.
d. 10 Apr. 1713, and he took 3d w. 27 Apr. says Bond (but Jackson
makes it June) 1715, Hannah, d. of John Kimball, had Hannah, again,
says Jackson, 25 Feb. (tho. Bond says Oct.) 1718. He d. 23 Jan. foil,
(wh. by Jackson is agreed, tho. he makes the will in Feb. 1719), in his
will of 11 days preoed. names w. and six ch. making w. and Jonathan
excors. Nathanj;el, Norwich 1680, s. of Thomas, was of Preston.
He d. 1718, leav. w. Sarah, and ch. Nathaniel, Ezekiel, Joseph, John,
Isaac, Jacob, Phebe, w. of Thomas Beman, and Margaret, w. of Jabez
Spicer, all adult. Eichakd, Cambridge 1636, a propr. at the Farms, now
Lexington, 1642; d. at Cambridge vill. (where he had liv. 18yrs.) 1665,
leav. will of 12 July in that yr. provid. for w. Sarah, wh. had been wid.
of Love Brewster, and was liv. at Duxbury 1678 ; two ds. and only s.
Thomas. The inv. of 19 Aug. show, good est. Isabel, one of his ds.
m. Francis Whittemore ; and Sarah, the other, d. 1699. * Eichard,
Newton, gr.s. of the preced. and s. of Thomas, by w. Sarah Cutter, had
"William; Thomas, 7 Feb. 1690, both d. young; prob. Abigail, 25 July
1693; Richard, 1 Mar. 1696; and Sarah, 11 May 1699, d. soon; all b.
at N. ; rem. to Concord, m. 1699, Eliz. d. prob. of John Billings, had
Joseph ; Eliz. ; Sarah ; Josiah ; Abigail ; Jonathan ; Isaac ; Rebecca ;
Ephraim ; Daniel ; and Zaccheus ; tho. Jackson counts only ten for the
sec w. ; was lieut. rep. and d. 19 June 1725. His will, made 11 days
bef. names w. EKz. and her seven s. and four ds. * Robert, Wethers-
field 1639, freem. Apr. 1640, may have sent ano. beside his eldest s.
William some yrs. bef. he came to our shore, as permanent resid. for I
have the best reason for think, he had come in 1630, and went back the
same yr. carrying an order by our Gov. to his s. John in Eng. to pay
money, wh. is in my possess, and may be the earliest bill of exchange dr.
on our side of the water, but was not guid. by the decision of the s. as
to his planta. rep. first in Aug. 1642, rem. 1649 to New London, where
his barn was the first place of worship, selectman 1651, rep. 1652, call,
an aged man 1662, d. 1665. His will, of 14 May 1660, pro. Mar.
1665, names only three ch. William, Samuel, and Thomas ; but perhaps
a d. Ann had accomp. her br. William early to Roxbury, there m. 20



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Aug. 1640, Edward Payson, and d. 10 Sept. of foil. yr. In his favor^I
suppose, was the curious order of 30 May 1644, by our Gen. Ct. that
he might "proceed in m. with 'Alice Tompson, without further publish-
ment." Egbert, New London, s. of Thomas the first, m. 24 Nov. 1681,
Eachel, eldest d. of Thomas Leffingwell, had Eebecca, b. 7 Sept. foil. ;
James, 1684; and eight more ch. and d. bef. Sept, 1707. Samuel,
Stonington, s. of Eobert, had Eobert, William, and prob. other ch.
Thomas, "Wethersfield, s. of Eobert, b. in Eng. by w. Dorothy had
Martha, b. 1646 ; Thomas, 1648 ; rem. to Stonington, thence to New
London, had Eobert, Nathaniel, William, Dorothy, Alice, and John, of



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