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5 Aug. 1624, Patience, d. of Elder William Brewster, had Thomas,
Rebecca, Hannah, Mercy, and Sarah, of none of wh. are dates of b. kn.
His w. d. 1634, and he rem. to Duxbury, m. 1 Apr. 1635, Mary, d. of
William Collier, and was chos. Gov. that yr. and for two or three yrs.
aft. an Assist, and Gov. again in 1638, afterwards an Assist, many yrs.
By this w. he had Jane, b. 1 Nov. 1637 ; and prob. Mary, Eliz. and
Judith; in 1645 rem. to Eastham, there again chos. Gov. 1658, and
there his w. d. A third w. Mary in 1662, was wid. of Samuel Free-
man, sen. and he rem. again, 1663, to Plymouth, there he d. 29 Mar.
1673, aged 72, leav. wid. Mary. The s. Thomas went to Eng. m. and
d. young, leav. wid. and d. Susanna. Of the ds. all were m. and we kn.
the dates of all but one, and the name of her h. is obscure, even after
the inquiries of Mr. Hamblen. Rebecca m. 22 Apr. 1646, Edmund
Freeman, jun. ; Hannah m. 13 Feb. 1650, Nathaniel Mayo, and sec. h.
Jonathan Sparrow; Mercy m. 13 or 14 Feb. 1650, John Freeman;
Sarah m. 1650, Jeremiah Howe of Yarmouth; Jane m. 9 Jan. 1661,
Mark Snow; Mary m. John Tracy of Duxbury; Eliz. m. 9 Dec. 1667,
Arthur Howland, jr.; and Judith m. 28 Dec. 1685, Isaac Barker of



478 PRENTICE.

Duxbury. See Morton's Mem. by Davis, 421-5; Mitchell's Bridge-
water ; Winsor ; and Geneal. Reg. VI. 234.

Prentice, Edward, Newton, s. of the sec. Thomas of the same, by
w. Sarah, d. of Humphrey Osland, who surv. him, had only Edward, b.
19 Nov. 1706, and d. 16 Sept. 1724. Near forty yrs. aft. the wid.
join, in deed with gr.ch. convey, the est. - Enos, Newton, br. of the
preced. perhaps youngest, by w. Lydia, had Ebenezer, b. 4 Nov. 1710,
and Jackson tells no more. Henry, Cambridge 1640, was an orig.
propri. of Sudbury, freem. 1650, d. ? June 1654. His first w. Eliz. d.
13 May 1643, and by sec. w. Joanna, he- had Mary, b. 25 Nov. 1644;
Solomon, 23 Sept. 1646; Abiah, a d. 22 May 1648; Samuel, 3 Aug.
1650; Sarah; and Heni-y. His wid. m. 24 July 1662, John Gibson;
and Mary m. 8 Mar. 1664, Nathaniel Hancock. Henrt, Cambridge,
prob. s. of the preced. freem. 1684, by w. Mary, had Mary, wh. d. 2
May 1685; Mary, again, d. 11 Mar. 1686; Hannah, d. 3 June 1687;
Jonathan, d. 1 May 1688 ; and perhaps some that liv. James, Cam-
bridge, on that side wh. bee. Newton, may have been s. of Robert of
Roxbury, b. in Eng. by w. Susanna, d. of famous capt. Edward Johur
son, had James, b. 11 Mar. 1656; Susanna, 29 June 1657; Hannah, 24
Apr. 1659; Eliz. 25 Aug. 1660; Sarah, 1662; and Rose; was freem.
1690, selectman, 1694, and d. 7 Mar. 1710,, aged 81. The wid. and s.
James had admin, and he and the two next ch. are rememb. in gr.f.
Johnson's will in 1671. James sold his sh. in est. of his f. to the five
sis. all singlewomen, a designat. that could, I suppose, apply to no other
five, or four, or three, sis. of their age in N. E. James, Newton, s. of
Thomas, the sec. of the same, m. 8 Mar. 1709, Eliz. d. of Henry Bart-
lett of Marlborough, had RoLsrt, b. 19 Apr. 1714; James, 1 Mar.
1715 ; and Mary, 19 Nov. 1716 ; he liv. only to 1719, and his w. surv.
John, New London, s. of Valentine, b. in Eng. brot. by his f. to Rox-
bury 1631; was a blacksmith, rem. from R. 1652; by w. Esther, had
John, b. 6 Aug. 1652; Joseph, 2 Apr. 1655, d. at 21 yrs.; Jonathan, 15
July 1657; Esther, 20 July 1660; Peter, 31 July 1663, d. at 7 yrs.;
Stephen, 26 Nov. or Dec. 1666; and the' five last of these were brot. to
bapt. 19 Apr. 1668, at Roxbury, more than a hundred miles, as had the
first b. been 29 Sept. 1667, into the ch. there, the f. hav. been rec. 24
SepL 1665. Other ch. he had, Mercy, b. Dec. 1668, d. at 21 yrs.;
Hannah, June 1672; Thomas and Eliz. tw. 6 Nov. 1675; and Valen-
tine, whose date is not found. He was a prosper, man, rep. 1668 and
70, owned shipping and cultiv. Id. m. 1685, sec. w. Rebecca, d. of Ralph
Parker, had Ralph, and d. a. 1691. Often the name appears Prents.
Esther m. Benadam or Benjamin Gallop ; Hannah m. lieut. John Frink
of Stonington; and Eliz. d. unm. 13 Dec. 1770. John, Newton, s. of



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capt. Thomas of the same, m. 28 June 1677, Eliz. d. of the first Edward
Jackson, had no ch. and d. 4 Mar. 1689. His wid. m. 13 Nov. 1699,
Jonas Bond. John, New London, mariner, s. of first John of the same,
in one of whose vessels he was part owner and master, m. Sarah, d. of
Matthew Jones of Boston, had Ann, Sarah, Patience, Eliz. and Irene,
wh. all m. but no s. Perhaps he was of Stratford 1701, and d. 21 Mar.
1715. John, Newton, s. of the sec. Thomas, m. 1696, Hannah, d. of
Humphrey Osland, had Hannah, b. 25 Oct. 1697 ; Experience, 26 Sept.
1700 ; and Eebecca, 27 Mar. 1704 ; and his w. 4. 2 May next. By sec.
w. Bethia, he had Eliz.; Bethia, 16 Aug. 1713; and Ann, 17 Nov.
1717 ; and he d. 4 Jan. 1721. Jonathan, New London, s. of John the
first, m. Eliz. d. of Eobert Latimer, whose elder sis. Sarah Jones had
m. his elder br. John. Robeet, Roxbury, d. or was bur. 3 Feb. 1666,
and his in v. of 7th of the same, was giv. in by his br. capt. Thomas, on
26 Apr. foil, but I can find nothing of his time of coming, or whether
he had w. or ch. Samuel, Newton, s. of the sec. Thomas of the same,
m. Esther Hammond, had Samuel, b. 25 Nov. 1702 ; Praise, 26 Jan.
1705; and Mary, 12 Apr. 1708. Solomon, Cambridge, s. of Henry
the first, had two ws. Eliz. wh. d. bef. 1678, and Hepzibah, wh. surv.
him, and d. 15 Jan. 1742, in her 89th yr. He had Solomon, b. 1673;
Thomas, 7 June 1674; Stephen; Nathaniel; and others, most of them
prob. by sec. w. and d. 24 July 1719. * Thomas, Cambridge, on S. side
of the riv. now Newton, brot. from Eng. w. Grace, and d. Grace, bapt.
there, had here Thomas and Eliz. tw. b. 22 Jan. 1650'; Mary; John, 2
Feb. 1654, d. next yr. ; John, again, 10 July 1655 ; and Hannah, 1661 ;
was freem. 1652; rep. 1672-4, in 1675, on the first day aft. Philip
began hostil. went to the war in comm. of a troop of horse, and with
great reput. serv. through it. His influence was great in obt. separat. of
Newton, in wh. his est. was. The w. d. 9 Oct. 1692, and he d. 6 July
1710 in 89th yr. Jackson assures us that the gr.-st. says 1709, and such
error is easily believ. Grace m. 27 Nov. 1667, Thomas Oliver; and
EUz. m. 4 May 1675, Thomas Aldrich of Dedham. The epitaph that
in Homer's Hist, of N. is said to be on his gr.-st. belongs to somebody
else, lying 45 feet from the grave of the capt. whose head and foot stone
have plain inscript. as I am assur. by the highest N. authority. Thomas,
Cambridge, in the part now Newton, prob. br. of James, possib. neph. of
the preced. b. in Eng. it is thot. m. Rebecca, d. of Edward Jackson, sen.
had Frances, Thomas, John, Edward, James, Ebenezer, Enos, Rebecca,
and Sarah, but unhap. no date is giv. for either, was freem. 1680, select-
man in 1686, and sev. yrs. aft. and d. 11 Dec. 1724, at great age, per-
haps above 90. Frances m. 13 Nov. 1687, Joseph Palmer of Stoning-
ton ; and Sarah m. 15 May 1707, John Hyde. Thomas, Newton, s. of



480 PKESCOTT.

Thomas the first, m. 20 Mar. 1676, Sarah, d. of Thomas Stanton, had
Thomas, b. 13 Jan. 1677; Grace; Sainuel, a. 1680; and John, 1682,
H. C. 1700, the.min. of Lancaster; was freem. 1680, and d. 1684 His
wid. m. William Denison of Stonington. Thomas, Newton, s. of
Thomas the sec. by w. Ehz. had John, b. Mar. 1692 ; Rebecca, 22 Dec.
1693; Thomas; and Ebenezer, 1706, and d. 11 Dec. 1724. Valen-
tine, Eoxbury, came in 1631, prob. with Eliot in the Lion, bring, w.
Alice and s. John, hav. bur. one eh. at sea, as the oh. rec. tells, was
freem. 7 Aug. 1632, perhaps had one ch. b. here, but d. prob. bef. the
end of next yr. for the town rec. has it, that she m. 3 Apr. 1634, John
Watson. One Alice P. wh. possib. was d. of his, d. at Concord, 8 Mar.
1644. Ellis, in his Hist, of R. quotes from the ch. rec. the ment. of his
suiFerings and d. closing with a clause that' proves how variously our
ancient MS. may be read, " leaving a good cup of gentleness behind
him," when my version of the words in Italic is " SAVOR or godli-
ness." Valentine, Woodbury, youngest s. of John of New London,
m. Abigail, d. of the sec. Zechariah Walker, had John, bapt. Oct. 1710,
d. at 6 yrs. ; Esther, b. 16 May 1712, d. young; Joseph, 20 Jan. 1715;
Esther, again, 2 May 1717 ; John, again, 1 Nov. 1719 ; Thomas, 9 May
1722, d. soon ; Thomas, again, d. at 21 yrs. ; Christopher, 13 Apr.
1726 ; Abigail, bapt. 17 Nov. 1728 ; and Patience, b. 7 July 1731. A
portion of the descend, of Henry, change the two last letters for ss, but
the distinct, was not, for the first hundred yrs. uniform, and Valentine's
progeny always used these. In both forms, nineteen had been gr. in
1834 at Harv. four at Yale, and five at other N. E. coll. and of ten
clerg. eight were of Harv. two of Yale.

Peesburt, John, Sandwich 1643, was bur. 19 May 1648. John,
Saco, in 1670 was constable there, d. 1679, leav. only ch. Nathaniel.

Peescott, James, Hampton, by w. Mary, d. of Nathaniel Boulter,
had Joshua, b. 1 Mar. 1669; James, 1 Sept. 1671; Rebecca, 16 Apr.
1673 ; Jonathan, 6 Aug. 1675 ; Mary, 11 June 1677 ; Abigail and Tem-
perance, tw. 1 Sept. 1679 ; John, 19 Nov. 1681 ; and Nathaniel, 1683.
Rebecca m. 3 Dec. 1691, Nathaniel Sanborn; Mary m. 2 Nov. 1699,
Jabez Colman; and Abigail m. Richard Bounds. Descend, in N.H.
are num. He took the o. of alleg. 1 678. James, Hampton, sec. s. of
the preced. m. 6 Mar. 1695, Mary, d. of William Marston, had Jere-
miah, b. 8 Dec. 1695; Samuel, 14 Mar. 1697; Elisha, 18 Mar. 1699;
Sarah, 20 Jan. 1701; Lucy, 6 Feb. 1703; Ebenezer, 3 Feb. 1705;
James, 12 Dec. 1708; and Rebecca, 27 Feb. 1711. He took 2d w. 17
June 1746, wid. Abigail Sanborn. John, Lancaster, blacksmith, came,
a. 1640, as is said with w. Mary Platts (a Yorksh. girl, while he was b.
in Lancash. but liv. at Sowerby in the parish of Halifax in the W.



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riding of Yorkshire) and sev. cli. sat down first at Watertown, rem.
1645 or 6 to the foundat. of new sett, at L. Childr. were Mary, Sarah,
Martha, and John, all suppos. to be b. bef. com. hither; Lydia, b. 15
Aug. 1641; Jonathan; and Jonas, June 1648; the last prob. the only
one at L. Difficulty and loss in his cross. Sudbury riv. on his rem. is
told by Winth. II. 306. He took o. of alleg. 1652, but was not adm.
freem. bef. 1669 ; was with his fam. rem. shortly aft. the doleful day of
10 Feb. 1 676, and the town was wholly abandon, for sev. yrs. so that no
white man liv. betw. the towns on Conn. riv. and those of the Concord.
In 1682 the number of fams. was not more than one third so large as
seven yrs. bef. But of these, Prescott's was one, and the yr. assign, for
his d. tho. with some hesit. is 1 683. Mary m. Thomas Sawyer ; Sarah
m. Richard Wheeler; Martha m. John Rugg, and d. a. 1655 ; and Lydia
m. 28 May 1658, Jonas Fairbanks. John, Lancaster, s. of the preced.
b. in. Eng. blacksmith, on the destruct. of the town, sett, at Concord,
freem. 1679 ; by w. Sarah, had Mary ; John, b. a. 1672 ; and Ebenezer,
both of wh. perpet. the name. John, Hampton, fourth s. of James the
first, m. 5 Aug. 1701, Abigail, d. of James Marston, had John, b. 15
Aug. 1702; Rebecca, 10 Aug. 1704; Lydia, 20 Nov. 1706; Benjamin,
18 Sept. 1708; James, 11 Apr. 1711; Abigail, 29 Apr. 1713; ]Jathan-
iel, 25 July 1715; Abraham, 20 May 1717; Jedediah, 1 June 1719;
and Josiah, 2 Oct. 1721. He d. 1740 ; and his wid. d. at Kingston, 14
Nov. 1762. Jonas, Groton, s. prob. youngest ch. of John the first, call,
of Sudbury, when he took freeman's o. 1678, m. 5 Oct. 1669, Thankful
Wheeler, as one acco. says, or 14 Dec. 1670, Mary, d. of John Looker,
as ano. has it, had eight ds. wh. all m. and four s. and d. 13 Dec. 1723.
The youngest of the s. Benjamin, b. 4 Jan. 1696, wh. d. 3 Aug. 1738,
was f. of col. William, the command, at Bunker Hill, 17 June 1775,
the f. of that disting. jurist, William, H. C. 1783, wh. was f. of the more
disting. historian of Ferdinand and Isabella. * Jonathan, Concord, br.
of the preced. by first w. Dorothy, m. 3 Aug. 1670, wh. d. 8 Oct. 1674,
had duly Samuel, b. bef. he was driv. from Lancaster ; by sec. w. Eliz. d.
of John Hoar, wh. d. 25 Sept. 1687, had Jonathan, b. 5 Apr. 1677 ; Eliz.
27 Nov. 1678; Dorothy, 31 May 1681; John, 13 July 1683; Mary,
4 Aug. 1685; and Benjamin, 16 Sept. 1687, H. C. 1709, min. of Dan-
vers ; by third w. Rebecca, wid. of Hon. Peter Bulkely, whose d.
Rebecca m. his s. Jonathan, and by fourth w. Ruth Brown wh. outliv.
him, and d. 9 Feb. 1740, he had no ch. was capt. freem. 1690, and rep.
1692 at first Ct. under the new chart, and his day of d. is not kn. but he
was on serv. Feb. 1707. Jonathan, Hampton, third s. of James the
first, by w. Eliz. had Jonathan, b. 16 July 1696; Jeremiah, 4 Oct.
1698; Benjamin, 2 Nov. 1700; Abigail, 28 Mar. 1703; Joseph, 27

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482 PEES TON.

Dec. 1705 ; and Mary, 8 Sept. 1709. Joshua, Hampton, eldest br. of
the preced. had, by w. whose name is unkn. Joshua, Reuben, and
Edward. Nathaniel, Hampton, youngest br. of the preced. m. 30
Dec. 1702, Ann, d. of James Marston of H. wh. d. at Kingston, 30
Dec. 1761 ; and he d. 26 Feb. 1771 without ch. Petpr, Salem, freem.
1682, liv. in the village that bee. Danvers, and had part in the troubles
of Rev. Mr. Paris. He had m. 22 May 1679, Eliz. Redington. Of
this name eighteen had been gr. at Harv. bef. 1829.

Peessie, John, Salisbury, m. 4 Dec. 1663, Mary Gage, had John, b.
1 Oct. 1664; Mary, 30 Nov. 1665; and William, 2 June 1671; bef.
Dec. 1677 was of Amesbury to take o. of alleg.

Pkeston, Daniel, Dorchester, came from London in the Elizabeth
and Ann, 1635, aged 13, s. of William, sent in Apr. as the f. would fol-
low in few mos. freem. 1665, by w. Mary, had Mary, b. a. 1645; and
Daniel, 7 Oct. 1649 ; was chos. selectman 1675 and oft. aft. deac. and d.
10 or 12 Nov. 1707, aged 85. Mary m. 28 May 1662, Eleazer Fawer.
Daniel, Dorchester, s. of the preced. freem. 1 690, was rul. Elder, had
Mary, b. 1 Sept. 1675; John; Remember, 4 Nov, 1678; Abigail; De-
liverance; Eliz. 5 Jan. 1687; Daniel, 15 Aug. 1689, d. soon; Relief,
d. soon; Daniel, again, Dec. 1693; and d. 13 Mar. 1726 in 77th yr.
His w. Abigail, d. of John Jackson of Cambridge, d. 24 Apr. 1723 in
75th yr. Edward, New Haven, prob. s. of William, may have been
tw. br. of Daniel, sent over by his f. in the Christian, the first sh. from
London in that yr. 1635, aged 13, to prepare, no doubt, for his foil, per-
haps had relat. in Dorchester, or other place neighb. to Boston where all
the vessels came; and aft. the f. and his fam. went off to N. H. may
have cont. in this quarter, certain, in 1643, 4, and 5 was of Conn, not N.
H. and at Boston, by w. Margaret, had William, b. 30 Jan. 1652 ; Mary,
1 Jan. 1654; Eliz. 1655; and perhaps others; was a propr. 1685.
Eliasaph, Stratford 1669, s. of William of New Haven, had perhaps
liv. there some yrs. as he was then made freem. rem. to Wallingford, m.
Eliz. eldest d. of John Beach of W. there was the first deac. and d.
1705, aged a. 70, said the exagger. of the new comers, when he was
only 62. Hackaliah, Woodbury, tw. br. of the preced. if Cothren, as
seems almost certain, be corr. m. 20 Apr. 1676, Emma, d. of Thomas
Fairchild of Stratford, had William, b. 21 Mar. 1677; Hannah, bapt.
Aug. 1680; Lydia, Nov. 1682; Sarah, Nov. 1683; Jehiel, Oct. 1686;
Emma, Mar. 1688; and Remember, Oct. 1691. He d. 20 Nov. 1692;
end his wid. d. Feb. 1783. * Jehiel, Stratford, may be br. of the
preced. had Samuel, b. 1663, selectman, 1669, rep. 1676. John, Bos-
ton, m. 28 May 1661, Susanna, wid. of Robert Read of Hampton, was
liv. 1668, but Farmer ment. a John of Boston, d. 6 June 1663. John,



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Hadley, had gone as a soldier in Turner's comp. from the E. part of the
Col. in Philip's war early in Apr. 1676, was in the Falls fight of May,
in 1678 m. Sarah Gardner, perhaps d. of Samuel, had eight ch. all of
wh. d. under age, exc. John, b. 1686; and Sarah, 1693. John, Ando-
ver, by w. Sarah, had John, and Thomas, tw. wh. d. 17 and 18 Mar.
1691, prob. soon after b. and John, again, wh. d. 17 June 1699, and per-
haps others. Joseph, New Haven, a propr. 1685, may have been gr.s.
of William, tho. it may not be kn. wh. s. was his f. or he may have been
a resid. much eai'lier, and h. of that Mary wh. had there bapt. Hacka-
liah and Eliasaph, tw. 9 Apr. 1643 ; Joseph, 24 Jan. 1647 ; Mary, and
Sarah, not perhaps tw. 24 July 1664. Eobert, New Haven 1646, had
been serv. of Richard Church, was single, when he made his will, 1648,
in wh. no ment. of any relat. of his name is to be seen. Roger, Ips-
wich 1648, a tanner, came in the Elizabeth from London 1635, aged 21,
d. perhaps at Lynn, 20 Jan. 1666. Samuel, Andover, m. 27 May
1672, Susanna Gutterson, and tho. her d. is not ment. the same man, m.
2 Apr. 1694, Sarah Bridges. At Andover is rec. the m. of Nicholas
Holt, 21 May 1666, with "wid. Preston," wh. may have been mo. of
Samuel, b,ut wh. was his f. is beyond my kn. Thomas, Dapvers, then
call. Salem vill. freem. 1690, had m. 15 Apr. 1669, Rebecca, d. of
Francis Nurse, had Rebecca, b. 12 May 1670; Mary, 15 Feb. 1672;
John, 20 Nov. 1673; and Martha, 21 Oct. 1676; and he d. 1697. His
w. was d. of that sad Rebecca, execut. as a witch ; and his only s. John
was early lost on a fishing voyage. William, Dorchester 1635, came
in the Truelove, the latest of seventeen sh. from London to Boston that
yr. aged 44, with w. Mary, 34, and four ch. Eliz. 11 ; Sarah, 8 ; Mary,
6 ; and John, 3 ; rem. to New Haven in season to be among first subscr.
of the compact, 1639 ; and there had Jehiel, bapt. 14 June 1640 ; Hack-
aliah, and Eliasaph, tw. 9 Apr. 1643; and Joseph, 24 Jan. 1647. I
suppose the mo. of these latter ch. was a d. of Robert Seabrook, wh.
gave his gr.s. Jehiel P. and Thomas Fairchild, jr. his home lot. He
prob. d. not long after date of his will, 9 July 1647, in wh. he speaks of
childr. of the first and sec. w. but does not enable us to disting. them,
and by conject. I should make of the ch. brot. from Eng. the greater
part if not all by first w. three s. and three ds. Edward, Daniel, John,
Eliz. Sarah, and Mary ; but of the ds. refers to one as w. of- Joseph
Alsop, prob. Eliz. to anr. as w. of William Meekes or Mix, prob. Sarah ;
and we, therefore, may well suppose that Mary was then unm. He
owned est. in Giggleswick, Co. York, in the most W. part of the W.
Riding. In that parish of the hill country were b. the parents of
the celebr. William Paley, and of its high sch. his f was master.
Sev. towns in Eng. are call. Preston; and out of nine persons of



484 PEICE.

this name gr. in 1830 at N. E. coll. three were of Yale and one of
Harv.

Peetious, or Peetiose, Charles, Boston, blacksmith or nailer, m.
17 Nov. 1653, Eebeoca Martin, had Mary, b. 16 May 1654; and I hear
of him no more, exc. as cue of the debtors 1655 to est. of Joshua Foote
in Geneal. Eeg. IX. 137, there pervert, to Presus.

Price, David, Dorchester, freem. 7 Dec. 1636. Jambs, Watertown,
s. of WiUiam of the same, by w. Sarah, had Josiah, b. 30 Mar. 1706 ;
Mindwell, 27 June 1708 ; and Abigail, 3 July 1719 ; and d. 4 Mar. 1756,.
in that part of W. now Weston. The name is oft. spell. Priest. *John,
Salem, s. of Walter of the same, m. Jan. 1674, Sarah, d. of Henry
Wolcott of Windsor, had only s. Walter, b. 17 May 1676; H. C. 1695;
was freem. 1677, rep. 1679 and aft. the revo. 1689, d. 13 Aug. 1691,
and his wid. d. 1698 in her 49th yr. The s. Walter was a man of dis-
tinct, capt. in the col. service 1708. John is the name of a soldier in
Gallop's comp. 1690, but resid. is unkn. John, Watertown, br. of
James, may have sett. Bond thinks, at Lancaster. Joseph, Salem, k.
by the Ind. 15 Dec. 1675, in the Narraganset fight, says Felt IT. 505;
but whose s. he was is not told ; yet possib. of Walter. Joseph, Wa-
tertown, br. of James, m. 25 Dec. 1701, Margaret, d. of Richard Child,
had Margaret, b. 3 Oct. 1702 ; Joseph, 4 Sept. 1704 ; Hannah, 20 Mar.
1707; John, 9 Dec. 1711; Joshua; James; Mehitable, 18 May 1719;
and Jonas, bapt. 20 Nov. 1726; and d. 28 Apr. 1756. Matthew,
Charlestown 1654, of wh. I kn. only that by w. Eliz. he had Joseph, b.
23 Mar. 1656, and he was a householder in 1658. Perhaps he was of
Salem 1668 to sign memorial against impost with Walter and sons.
II Richard, Boston, ar. co. 1658, m. 18 Aug. 1659, Eliz. Cromwell, d.
of Thomas, the prosperous privateersman, had Thomas, b. 22 July 1660 ;
Joylifie, 2 Mar. 1662 ; Eliz. 10 Feb. 1664; and Richard, 26 Mar. 1667,
was freem. with prefix of respect, 1664. Richard, Boston, m. 6 May
1662, Grace, d. of Gamaliel Waite, had Ebenezer, b. 6 Apr. 1663; and
Richard, 9 Apr. 1664. Robert, Northampton, had Sarah, b. 1678;
Mary, 1681; Eliz. L683 ; and John, 1689; rem. to Deerfield, and
thence, again, 1715. Theodore, Salem, eldest s. of Walter, m. 1 Aug.
1667, Ann Wood, had Ehz. b. 19 Jan. 1670 ; and Ann, 23 July 1671,
in wh. yr. he was lost at sea. Plis inv. was taken 10 Apr. foil. His
wid. m. 12 Nov. 1673, Dudley Bradstreet of Andover; and Eliz. m. 14
Dec. 1686, rev. Thomas Barnard of the same. * Walter, Salem
1641, merch. from Bristol, Eng. brot. w. Eliz. and 6 Mar. of next yr.
they unit, with the ch. freem. 27 Dec. 1642, had Eliz. bapt. 13 Mar.
1642; Theodore, Nov. 1643; John, 11 Jan. 1646; Hannah, 30 Jan.
1648; William, 24 Mar. 1650; Samuel, 12 Mar. 1654; and Walter 16



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Mar. 1656; was highly esteem, rep. 1665, and d. 5 June 1674, aged
61 ; yet Coffin says he was b. 16 May 1620. His will, made 21 May
preced. names w. Eliz. and s. John, excors. ment. s. William, gr.ch.
Eliz. and Ann P. Eliz. and John Croade, ds. Eliz. Ruck, Hannah
Veren, and Ann Bradstreet, but this last was not his own ch. but had
been wid. of his s. Theodore. His wid. d. 11 Nov. 1688, aged 73. Of
Samuel I hear nothing. Besides Theodore, William and Walter were
lost at sea. Eliz. m. 17 Mar. 1659, John Croade, and next John Ruck,
misprint. Burke, in Essex Inst. Hist. Coll. II. 127 ; and Hannah, m. 4
May 1670, Hilliard Veren. William, Watertown, m. 9 Apr. 1657,
Mary Marplehead, had William, b. 4 May 1658; Matthew, 16 Apr.
1660; Mary, 8 Nov. 1662; John, 18 Mar. 1665; Sarah, 27 Sept.
1667; Benjamin, 22 Feb. 1670; Grace, 1 Aug. 1672; James, 15 Mar.
1675; Joseph, 2 Nov. 1677; Eliz. 20 Mar. 1680; and Hannah; and
he d. 30 Oct. 1685.. His will made five days bef. was pro. 15 Dec. foil.
It nam. w. and s. John, excors. Hannah m. 24 Dec. 1702, Thomas
Sanderson. Sometimes his name appears Priest. William, Groton,
eldest s. of the preced. of wh. Bond could tell no more, but that he sat
down on Id. at 6. belong, to his f.

II Prichard, or Pritchard, Benjamin, Milford, 1713, may have
been s. of Roger. *||Hugh, Gloucester 1641-45, rem. to Roxbury,
freem. 18 May 1642, had, by w. Elinor, Abigail, a d. ace. the town
rec. but as I read the ch. rec. s. Abiel, bapt. 26 Dec. 1641 ; Zebediah,
b. 17, bapt. 22 Oct. 1643, prob. d. soon; Phebe, bapt. 20 Oct. 1644, in
ch. rec. call, a d. very naturally, but in the town rec. ace. to old rec. s.
b. 13 Oct. without a name ; and a ch. without name, bur. 10 May 1649 ;
was of ar. co. 1643, rep. 1643, 4, and 9, capt. 1647, and went home,
prob. in 1650. In giv. deed of his est. some yrs latere his attys. describe
him as of Broughton, Denbighsh. wh. perhaps was the place of his
nativity. Bef. the gen. introd. of surnames, the progenit. of this fam.
would be represent, ap Richard, i. e. s. of Richard. John, Topsfield, s.
perhaps of William, was freem. 1686. Joseph, Milford, perhaps s. of
Roger, d. a. 1676. Nathaniel, Springfield, s. of Roger, ni. 4 Feb.
1652, Hannah, d. of George Langton, wh. d. 1690, and he m. 1691,
Hannah, wid. of Samuel Davis of Northampton, and rem. from S.
Richard, Yarmouth 1643, was with w. Ann and d. Templer, adm. 29
July 1660 of the ch. at Charlestown, d. 8 Mar. 1669 at great age. His
will of 22 Jan. preced. names w. Margery, d. Hannah, w. of Richard
Templer, wh. was made extrix. and her ch. James, Samuel, and Debo-
rah, gr.ch. Hannah, w. of Alexander Stewart ; and her ch. James, and
John ; beside Richard, s. of Richard Taylor ; perhaps ano. gr.ch. and

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possib. it was meant Templer. Eogbe, Springfield 1643, freem. 13
Apr. 1648. His w. Frances d. 1651, and he rem. 1653 to Milford, m.
18 Dec. in that yr. Eliz. wid. of William Slough, d. of James Prudden,
rem. thence to New Haven, there d. 1671. Alice, perhaps his d. at S.
m. 18 Feb. 1645, William Bradlee of New Haven; and Joan, perhaps
ano. d. m. at N. H. 1 Sept. 1647, John Lumbard of S. William,
Lynn 1645, Ipswich in 1648, bee. one of the first sett, of Brookfield,
was elk. of the writs, had William, John, Joseph, and Samuel, was serg.
of the mil. and with s. Samuel, at the same time that Edward Hutchin-



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