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15 Mar. 1684 or 5 ; and he d. 1687, hav. been made freem. 1669. All
his eh. were liv. in 1710. Johk, Deerfield, s. of Thomas the first, m.
Mehitable, the wid. of Samuel Hinsdale, had Thankful, b. 1677, and
was k. by the Ind. 19 Sept. that same yr. John, Fairfield, s. or neph.
of Richard, by w. Dorcas had John, Susanna, Mary, and Sarah, all bapt.
Apr. 1685 at Woodbury, where prob. some of them were b. for certain,
he had rem. thither three or four yrs. bef. beside Josiah, bapt. Mar.
1688 ; Bethia, Dec. 1691, d. under 9 yrs. ; John, again, b. 9 June 1693 ;
Joseph, bapt. June 1698; and Bethia b. 7 Feb. 1703 ; as Cothren, wh.
has confus. in my opin. the stock, as if he were s. of the first John of
Farmington, tho. he speaks only of prob. on that point. His w. d. 15
May 1720; and he d. 25 May 1723. Jonathan, Northampton 1680,
s. of Thomas of the same, freem. 1690, m. Ann, d. of Willfam Gull of
Hatfield, had Eliz. b. 1681 ; Esther, 1683 ; Hannah, 1687 ; Ann, 1690 ;
and Hannah, 1695 ; and he d. 25 Dec. 1741. Joseph, Northampton,
br. prob. eldest, of the preced. m. Hannah, d. of Edmund Haynes,
had Hannah, b. 1662; Joseph, 1665; Thomas, 1667; John, 1669;
Sarah, 1672; Hope, a s. 1675; and Hezekiah, 1677; for sec. w. had
Mary Burt, wid. of Henry, and d. 19 Apr. 1711. Joseph, Farmington,
br. of Caleb, m. 1691, EUz. Warner, had Eliz. b. 22, bapt. 26 June 1692 ;
Mary, 22, bapt. 28 Jan. 1694; Joseph, 27 Aug. 1699 ; and took sec. w.
3 Mar. 1727, Ruth, wid. of Samuel Smith, d. of Thomas Porter. Joshua,
Salem, 1637, when he had gr. of Id. and Felt quotes the rec. of his being
drummer, 1657. Josiah, Salem, came in the Hercules, 1635, from
Kent, aft. join, the ch. 1648, had bapt. Josiah, Bethiah, John, and Su-
sanna, 24 Sept. of that yr. and Thomas, 16 Feb. 1651 ; was one of the
found, of Beverly ch. 1667. Susanna was imprison, in the witchcraft
madness ; but we may hope that her f. was d. bef. Josiah, Boston
1673, mariner, may have been s. of the preced. Ralph, Boston, came
in the Abigail, 1635, aged 50. His w. Ann. join, our ch. 1639. But
our rec. ment. d. of his w. Mary (prob. a sec. w.), 15 Nov. 1655. In
1660, he gave d. Sarah, and her h. James Balston, his ho. orchard^nd
garden, to secure mainten. of hims. for residue of life. Mary, aged 15,
wh. came in the Abigail, was perhaps his d. Richard, Lynn, was of
Salem ch. 1636, freem. 9 Mar. 1637, may have rem. to Fairfield, where
the rec. of his name always has s final. He there d. bef. 1653, when
his wid. Margaret m. Michael Fry. Robert, Newport 1639. Samuel,
Westfield, s. of John the first, was freem. 1680, and d. 27 Nov. 1711,
leav. wid. Mary, but no ch. Stephen, Farmington, br. of Caleb, m.
Sarah, d. of John Wads worth of Hartford, had Timothy, b. a. 1681 j

574 EOPEE.

John, a. 1685 ; Mary, a. 1691 ; all bapt. 17 May 1691 ; Sarah, 17 Dec.
1693; and Hannah, wh. d. unm. and perhaps others; and he d. 1717.
His wid. d. 20 Mar. 1740. Thomas, Salem 1637, when he had gr. of
Id. that he prob. slighted, as he was of Hartford 1639, or earlier, had
large fam. was a weaver, and rem. a. 1659, to Northampton, where he
was one of the seven pillars for foundat. of the ch. 1661, and d. at gr.
age, 17 July 1694, in his will naming progeny, Joseph, Thomas, John
(wh. was b. 10 June 1646, and had d. but left d. Thankful), Jonathan,
Jacob, Hezekiah (who was d. but left childr.), and Sarah, w. of Samuel
Kellogg of Hatfield. Thomas, Northampton, s. of the preced. m. 1666,
Abigail, eldest d. of Alexander Alvord, had Thomas, b. 1667; Abigail,
1668; Samuel, 1673; and Hezekiah. 1676, wh. d. young; and aft.
1700, rem. prob. to Coventry. Thomas, "Westfield, s. of John the first,
m. 1670 Mary Gridley, prob. d. of the first Thomas, had Thomas, b. 1
Sept. 1671,'d. at 18 yrs. ; and Mary, 21 Oct. 1673. Soon after his w.
d. in that yr. m. 7 Oct. 1675, Mary Spencer, had John, b. 25 Dec. 1676;
Samuel, 16 Feb. 1679; Eliz. 16 Feb. 1681; Sarah, 27 July 1683;
Timothy, 3 Dec. 1685; Joseph, 16 June 1688; and this sec. w. d. 4
Nov. 1690. Early in 1693 he m. third w. Sarah, wid. of Josiah Leon-
ard, had Thankful and Mary, tw. 12 Nov. 1693, and this w. d. 3 Jan.
foil, and he d. .16 Aug. 1709. Not a few errors are seen in the acco.
of his ms. and childr. in Geneal. Reg. VI. 267. Thomas, Boston, mar-
iner, m. Eliz. d. of Ambrose Gale of Marblehead, had Mary ; and in his
will 18 Sept. 1683, pro. 31 Jan. foil, in wh. he says he is bd. on voyage
to Jamaica, names only that w. ch. and f.-in-law. This name oft. is
spell. Rootes.

RooTEN, or RowTON, RiCHAED, Lynn, emb. at London, in the
Susan and Ellen, Apr. 1636, aged 36, with w. Ann of the same age, and
ch. Edmund, 6 mos. No more is kn. of any of the -fam. but that one
rec. tells that he d. 20 Sept. 1663, ano. that the will of 12 June preced.
pro. in Nov. names no ch. but does the w. and kinsman, Edmund, wh.
d. 8 Apr. 1675. He had modera. est.

RoPEH, Benjamin, a soldier in Philip's war, whose resid. perhaps was
Dedham, k. by the Ind. 18 Sept. 1675, with the flower of Es^ex, under
Capt. Lothrop. He may have been s. or gr.s. of Walter; though in
Farmer he is made tw. br. of Ephraim. Epheaim, s. of John of Ded-
ham, serv. as a soldier under Capt. Turner in Philip's war, was in the
Falls fight. His first w. was k. by the Ind. and he m. 20 Nov. 1677,
Hannah, prob. the wid. of Stephen Goble, had Ruth, b. 7 Mar. 1681 ;
and Eliz. 17 Mar. 1683. He with w. and one d. was k. by the Ind.-
1697. John, Dedham 1639, when his w. and d. Mary, join, with the
ch. was freem. 2 June 1641. John, Dedham, possib. s. of the preced.

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came, 1637, aged 26, with w. Alice, 23, and two eh. Alice and Eliz. a
carpenter from New Bukenham, Co. Norf k. as says the rec. [See 4
Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 99.] At D. by w. Alice he had Rachel, b. 16 Mar.
1640, d. next yr. ; Hannah, 5, bapt. 9 Apr. 1642; E'phraim and Ben-
jamin, b. 23 Feb. tho. the rec. of bapt. has Ephraira and Nathaniel tw. 2
Mar. 1645 ; and I would gladly tell more if kn. to me. An Alice R.
bee. perhaps third w. of John Dickinson of Salisbury. John, Charles-
town 1647-58, may be he wh. rem. to Lancaster, and was k. by the Ind.
early in 1676, on the same day when all the other irihab. gave up their
residences to conflagr. Walter, Hampton 1639, had Mary, bapt. 22
Aug. 1641, freem. 18 May 1642, rem. to Ipswich bef. 1666, was ?ift. of
Andover, but d. in Ipsw. 15 July 1680, in 68th yr. His will names w.
Susan, ch. John, Nathaniel, Mary, Eliz. and Sarah ; beside gr.ch. Eliz.
Margaret, Susan, Rose, Sarah Sparks, and John Dutch, s. of Mary, w.
of Robert. John, his s. d. 27 Nov. 1709, in 60th yr.

Ropes, George, Salem 1637, by w. Mary had George, wh. may
have been among the youngest, and unm. when k. by the Ind. 18 Sept.
1675, at Bloody Brook, in the flower of Essex under Lothrop ; Jona-
than, bapt. 5 June 1642, d. at 19 yrs; Sarah, 3 Nov. 1643, d. soon, per-
haps, for the ch. rec. makes Mary, bapt. 3 Nov. 1644; John, 4 July
1647; William, 28 Dec. 1651; Abigail, 29 Oct. 1654; and Samuel, 15
Mar. 1657; was constable 1665, and d. June 1670, leav. no will. His
wid. wh. had admin, d. 1691. The d. Mary m. 17 Nov. 1663 John
Norman. James, Boston, by w. Sarah had Sarah, b. 22 Nov. 1680
and James, 80 Jan. 1688. John, Salem, s. of George, m. 25 Mar.

1669, Lydia Wells, had Benjamin, b. 22 Mar. 1670; Lydia, 26 Dec.
1672 ; Mary, 21 Aug. 1675 ; John, 3 Sept. 1678 ; Abigail, 20 Apr. 1681 ;
Sarah, 23 Feb. 1685; Samuel, 24 Jan. 1687; Eliz. Nov. 1689; and
Nathaniel 1692, wh. was f. of Nathaniel, H. C. 1745, Judge of the Sup.
Ct. of the Prov. Richard, Salem, prob. br. of the preced. m. 7 June

1670, Ruth, d. of John Ingersoll, had Richard, b. 20 Apr. 1674; and
John, 16 Aug. 1678. Samuel, Salem, perhaps br. of George, sign, peti-
tion against impost 1668. William, Salem, bu. of the preced. m. 1676,
Sarah Ingersoll, d. prob. of John, had Jonathan, b. Nov. 1680; Sarah,
Jan. 1683; William, Mar. 1685; George, Aug. 1688; Richard, 1690;
Joseph, Jan. 1692 ; John, Jan. 1694; and Ruth.

Rose, Daniel, Wethersfield, s. of Robert, freem. 1665, m. 1664,
Eliz. eldest d. of the first John Goodrich, had Eliz. b. 15 Apr. 1665;
Daniel, 20 Aug. 1667; Mary, 11 Feb. 1669 ; Hannah, 12 Aug. 1673 ;
Jonathan, 20 Sept. 1679; Sarah, 2 Nov. 1681 ; Abigail, 14 Sept. 1683;
Dorothy, 3 May 1687 ; and Lydia, 2 Apr. 1689 ; was call. 66 yrs. old in
1696,- and so may be presura. to have been b. in Eng. and brot. by his f.

576 ROSE.

Daniel, Wethersfleld, s. of the preced. m. at Colchester, 14 May 1706,
Mary, d. of the third Nathaniel Foote, and sett, at C. George, Brain-
tree, one of the founders of the ch. there, 17 Sept. 1639, rem. to Concord,
freem. 13 May 1640, d. 20 May 1649. George, New Haven, by w.
Constance had John, bapt. May 1662 ; and Daniel, Nov. 1663 ; both in
her right, but the days of both are giv. wrong in Geneal. Reg. IX. 362.
Gideon, Scituate, s. of Thomas of the same, had Jabez and Jeremiah.
Henry, came in the James from Southampton 1635 ; but no more is kn.
of him. Jeremiah, Scituate, s. of the first Thomas, m. 1698, Eliz. d. of
Anthony CoUamore, had only Thomas, and d. 1699. His wid. m. Tim-
othy Symmes. John, Watertown 1636, rem. to Branford, was of the
jury, perhaps, in 1649, and was liv. there 1667. He may have been s.
of Robert, and f. of that John, wh. the Cambridge rec. says d. 12 Dec.
1640. John, Scituate, s. of Thomas, k. by the Ind. 25 Mar. 1676, in
Rehoboth fight, under Capt. Pierce. John, Marshfield, perish. 13 Feb.
1677, with cold, when shoot, on the beach. Jonathan, Branford 1667,
may have been s. or br. of John of the same. Jonathan, Wethersfleld,
s. of Daniel the first, m. 26 Feb. 1707, Abigail, d. of Ebenezer Hale.
Joseph, Marshfield, s. of Thomas, m. 5 June 1654, Eliz. Bumpus, per-
haps d. of Edward. Richard, Salem 1668. * Robert, Wethersfield
1639, but he went it is thought, from Watertown, came in the Francis
from Ipswich, Co. SufF'k. 1634, aged 40, with w. Margery, 40, and ch.
John, 15; Robert, 15; Eliz. 13; Mary, 11 ; Samuel, 9; Sarah, 7; Daniel,
3 ; and Dorcas, 2 ; was constable 1640 ; rep. 1641, 2, and 3 ; rem. bef.
1648 to Stratford, where the list of freem. 1669 bears his name, unless it
be of his s. Robert, wh. is more prob. for one R. (James, as Mr. Whit-
more, in Geneal. Reg. XIII. 301, says), d. at Branford, leav. good est. in
1664 or 5 ; and I judge the younger was among early sett, at Easthampton,
L. I. 1650. Mary, d. of the younger Robert, m. a. 1676, Moses Johnson
of Stratford; and Hannah m. Isaac Stiles jr. Roger, Boston, 1663, a
mariner, and serv. of William Hudson, m. at Watertown a. 1661, Abigail,
d. of Christopher Grant, and prob. at W. spent most of his days, liv. there
1693. Thomas, Scituate, bef. 1660, had John, Gideon, both bef. ment.
Thomas, and perhaps others ; m. sec. w. 1666, Alice, wid. of Jonas Pick-
els, d. of Elder William Hatch, and had Jeremiah. , Thomas, New
London, m. bef. 1683, Hannah, d. of Robert Allyn, was one of the
grantees of Preston, 1686. Thomas, Marblehead 1673, may be the
same as the preced. or quite as likely /)f Billerica 1679, unless this be
wrongly writ, for Ross. Thomas, Scituate, s. of Thomas the first, had
Gideon, b. 1702; and prob. others. At Block isl. in 1678, some Rose,
with a wild spcU. termed rose, in ano. place, Tormot Roosse, was a towns-
man, as in the diligent extr. of Geneal. Reg. XIII. 37. In the Index
his name bee. Ross.


Eoss, Alexander, New Hampsh. 1688. Daniel and Ezra, Ips-
wich 1648, of wh. no more is Im. George, New Haven, m. 1658,
Constance Little, perhaps d. of Eichard, was freem. 1668. Sometimes
his name is Eoose. James, Sudbury, by w. Mary had Mary, b. 25 Dec.
1656. He, or the succeed, may have been that soldier, whose w. Mary,
in the spring of 1676, says her h. went to Narraganset, under Capt.
Mosely, of course in Dec. bef. was near 70 yrs. old, was still in the serv.
and his fam. suffer, so that she begg. for his release. Sudbury .James
had d. Dorothy, wh. m. 11 Apr. 1687, Eliezer Whitney from Water-
town. James, Falmouth 1657, m. Ann, eldest d. of George Lewis, had
James, b. 1662; and other ch. all taken by the Ind. 11 Aug. 1676.
After 1678, with his fam. he went back to Falmouth, liv. at Back Cove ;
but at the sec. destruct. of the town in 1690, again was taken and carr.
to Canada, whence in Oct. 1695, one of the name, prob. the s. was ran-
som, and aft. liv. says Willis, at Salem. John, Cambridge, m. 7 May
1659, at Boston, Mary, d. of John Osborn of Weymouth, had Sarah,
b. 21 May 1660; and at Maiden had Mary, 24 Apr. 1675. John
prob. of Ipswich, m. 28 Aug. 1663, Deborah, d. of Christopher Osgood
the first. KiLLECRiss, or Killceoss, wh. may be the same as some
name nearer to a common one, perhaps Gilchrist, was of Ipswich 1 678.
Thomas, Cambridge 1659, m. 16 Jan. 1662, Seeth, d. of William Hol-
man, had Thomas, wh. d. 19 Jan. 1663; Margaret, bapt. May 1665;
Thomas, again, bapt. 1 July 1666; and other ch. of wh. one or more
sett, at BiDerica, where Seeth, his wid. was k. by the Ind. ^ Aug. 1695.

EosSETEE or Rocester, Brat or Bryan, Guilford 1642, had been
of Dorchester, s. prob. of Edward, and brot. by his f. in the Mary and
John, 1630, freem. 18 May 1631, was the first town elk. at Windsor,
1639, and serv. as a physician many yrs. with good reputa. After some
yrs. resid. at G. rem. to Killingworth, but ret. soon, and there his w.
Eliz. and d. Sarah d. Aug. 1669 ; made his will 1672, and d.,30 Sept. of
that yr. lie had Joanna, wh. m. at Wethersfield, 7 Nov. 1660, Eev.
John Cotton, after of Plymouth ; Susanna, b. 18 Nov. 1652, wh. m. Eev.
Zechariah Walker ; John and Josiah, beside four wh. d. young. J Ed-
ward, Dorchester 1630, came in the Mary and John, arr. from Ply-
mouth 30 May, had been chos. as an Assist, in London, 20 Oct. 1629,
when Winth. was first chos. Gov. Humfrey, Dept. and Salstonstall,
Johnson, Dudley, Endicott, and thirteen others Assist, of the Col. of the
Mass. Bay in N. E. but was never present at any meeting, as he resid.
far in the West. He had good est. prob. in Co. Somerset or Devon, for
-Hutch. I. 17, by wh. alone any informat. is glean, (even the exquis. dilig.
of Prince fails to add any thing to his master Winth.) says his son (as
if he had only one) liv. at Combe, in Devon, and his gr.s. Edward was

VOL. III. 49


a deac. 1682, in the dissent, ch. of Taunton in S. Faithful, he attend,
the first in Aug. and Sept. sec. and third meet, at Charlestown, of the
Assist, but was not present on the next 19 Oct. and d. on 23d of that
mo. in the first yr. In 1685 his youngest surv. ch. wid. Jane Hart,
praying aid from our governm. said she was 70 yrs. old. Hugh, Dor-
chester, not prob. s. of the preced. tho. he had gr. of smaJl lot in 1635,
was of Taunton 1637, among the earli-est sett. [Baylies, I. 286], had Jane,
wh. m. bef. 1643, Thomas Gilbert, and Baylies, II. 281, thought this
the first m. in town, and 267, i that he had gone to Conn, perhaps, or
New Haven ; but it may well be thot. as his name is not found in either
Col. that he went home, or d. John, Killingworth, s. perhaps eldest,
of Bryan, was in 1669, one of the selectmen, m. Mary, d. of Jonathan
Gilbert the first, had John, b. 12 May 1670 ; and d. Sept. 1670. His
wid. m. Samuel Holton of Northampton. * Josiah, Guilford 1685, prob.
s. of Bray, m. Sai-ah, only d. of the first Samuel Sherman, had Sarah, b.
26 Nov. 1677, d. next yr. ; Eliz. 16 May 1679 ; Josiah, 31 May 1680 ;
Samuel, 28 Jan. 1682, d. soon ; Timothy, 5 June 1683 ; John, 13 Oct'
1684, d. young; Samuel, 18 Feb7TF815 ; David, 17 Apr. 1687, d. atone
yr.; Jonathan, 3 Apr. 1688; Nathaniel, 10 Nov. 1689 ; Sarah, 25 Feb.
1691; Patience, 6 Apr. 1692; Joanna, 23 Apr. 1693, d. at 10 yrs.;
Mary, 3 Sept. 1694; Theophilus, 12 Feb. 1696; Susanna, 13 June
1697 ; and Ebenezer, 4 Feb. 1699, Y. C. 1718, min. 40 yrs. of Stoning-
ton; was rep. 1701-11, and d. 31 Jan. 1716. He may be that man
ordered to be adm. freem. of Killingworth 1669. Six of this name had
been gr. at Yale in 1756, beside three in later yrs. spelt Eossiter.

EosvfELL or EosEWELL, JoHN, New Haven, perhaps br. perhaps s.
of Eichard or of William, d. 1 688. Eichaed, New Haven, s. of Wil-
liam, by first w. m. 22 Dec. 1681, then under 16 yrs. of age, Lydia, d. of
Thomas Trowbridge, had Sarah, b. 5 Dec. 1682 ; Dorcas, 21 Dec. 1684;
Lydia, 21 Aug. 1687; Eliz. 5 Sept. 1690; and Catharine, 26 Dec.
1695 ; and d. Mar. 1702, leav. good est. He was engag. with his f. in
large trade to W. I. His wid. d. 10 Dec. 1731. William, Branford,
merch. rem. to Charlestown, there was inhab. 1658, and Frothingham,
145, says, m. 29 Nov. 1654 (tho. judge Smith of Guilford makes the
date many yrs. later, and perhaps it should be, by ten yrs. nearly), Cath-
arine, d. of Hon. Eichard Eussell of that place, but rem. soon aft. to
Branford, where he, in Jan. 1668, partook in the new combinat. for ch.
aft. withdrawal of Eev. Abraham Pierson to New Jersey, and very soon
I'em. to New Haven, and was active in business, sent in 1673 to the
Dutch, after they had retaken New York, to inq. a. their further purpose,
named capt. of the horse in Philip's war, but declined to accept, was a
judge of the Co. bef. during, and aft. the usurp, of Andros, but turned

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out in 1690; and in 1692, with Edward Palmes and Gershom Bulkley,
oppos. the Charter gov. and d. 19 July 1694, aged 64, as the gr.st. tells,
and his wid. d. 1698. He had Maud, b. 21 Aug. 1668 ; and WiUiam, 16
June 1670 ; both at New Haven, beside the Richard, wh. prob. was b. at
Charlestown; and pprhaps by ano. w. Eliz. 1 Oct. 1679. This call, by
Caulkins " only ch. of W. R." bee. sec. w. of Gov. Saltonstall, had five
ch. and d. soon aft. b. of the last. It may be, that " only child " means
only surviv. but to me it seems more prob. to refer to the only ct. of a
sec. w. My informat. is deriv. chiefly from Judge R. D. Smith of Guil-
ford, aft. dilig. scrutiny of rec.

1643,. by w. Sarah had Sarah, b. 31 Jan. 1641 ; and he d. 1668, leav.
wid. Sarah, wh. m. 1670, Gov. William Leete, and d. soon aft. mak. her
will, 12 T'eb. 1674. Mary m. 1670, Daniel Hall; and Sarah, m. 24
June 1657, Thomas Trowbridge.

RoTJNDT, RouNDEE, or RouNDAT, Philip, Salem, m. Nov. 1671,
Ann Bush, and d. 1678, for his inv. of est. £7.10.6 only, was tak. 24
June of that yr. Mary R. perhaps his d. m. 19 Apr. 1695, Thomas
Walter. Perhaps Mark Round, one of the soldiers under Capt. Hill,
against E. Ind. 1699, was his s.

Rous, Rouse, or Rowse, Alexander, prob. of Cambridge, bef.
Groton, by w. Judith, m. 15 May 1672, had Judith and Ehz. tw. b. 2
Feb. 1673, both d. soon ; Eliz. again, d. soon ; and Sarah, 26 July 1686.
Butler. Edward, Gloucester 1651. Faithful, Charlestown 1641,
adm. of the ch. 1 July 1643, his w. Suretrust hav. join, the yr. bef. and
d. Mercy in Dec. aft. him ; was freem. 1644, and d. 18 May 1664, aged
75 ; in his will of 9 Apr. pro. 21 June foil, names, w. S. and d. M.
Sweat, prob- w. of John. John, Duxbury, mi Annis, d. of John Pea-
body, had Mary, b. 1640, wh. m. a Price; John, 1643; Simon, 1645;
George, 1648 ; Ann, wh. m. 1678, Isaac Holmes; and Eliz. wh. m. 10.
Apr. 1681, Thomas Bourne, and d. 9 Apr. 1701. His will, Winsor says,
was of 1682. He liv. in Marshfield chiefly, and there d. 1684; but
Deane claims him, prob. by mistake, for some time, at Scituate, where
he should suffer whip, and banishm. as a quaker, but came back 1658.
John, Marshfield, s. prob. of the preced. m. 13 Jan. 1675, Eliz. Dotey;
and d. Oct. 1717. * Simon, Little Compton 1691, a rep. unless this dis-
tinct, belongs to S. Rowley. William, Boston, goldsmith, by w. Sarah
had Mary, b. 20 Sept. 1676; William, 25 May 1678; and d. 1705 in
65th yr. William, Boston, prob. s. of the preced. mariner, charged,
with sev. others, in 1706, for a high misdemean. in trad, with the enemy,
and on imprison, was, by Ch. Just. SewaU, refus. his habeas corpus, suffer,
a yr. and a half in gaol. Prob. this was to spite Gov. Dudley, against

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whom bitter railing and false report were raised out of the circumstances.
See the official papers in 2 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 240 ; Hutch. II.
1.54-162; and the wonderful letters of Increase and Cotton Mather to
D. with his reply in 1 Mass. Hist. Coll. III. 126-137. Sewall relates
in his Diary, that his min. the famous Ebenezer Pemberton, wh. we may
suspect that the parishioner had. favored with a perusal, said to him, that
" if he were Gov. he would humble Cotton Mather, tho. it cost him his
head." In our whole Provinc. hist, nothing is more curious than the
outcry a. trad, with the enemy at this time, and the results^ partly cruel,
partly ridiculous.

RowDEN, John, Salem 1652-68, m. aft. Aug. 1676, the wid. of Rich-
ard Hammond, k. at that time, with Capt. Lake, by the Ind. at Kenne-
beck. See petitn. of his w. to Sir Edmund Andros, for redress in the
destruct. of the prop, by Major Waldron. 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VII. 181.

RowE, Hugh, Gloucester, s. of John, m. 10 June 1667, Rachel
Langdon, had Rachel, b. 10 Nov. 1668 ; Ruth, 26 Jan. 1671 ; and Maiy,
5 Feb. 1674. His w. d. 7 of next mo. and he m. 10 Sept. foil. Mary, d.
of Thomas Prince, had next yr. Margaret, wh. d. soon; Abigail, 19 Dec.
1677; and ano. d. besides Joseph; Benjamin; Abraham, 26 Apr. 1689;
Isaac ; and Jacob. John, Duxbury, early took o. of fidel. says Winsor ;
but when was early is not told, nor any thing else. I suspect the name
means Rowse. John, Gloucester 1651, d. 9 Mar. 1662; in his wiU of
15 Oct. 1661, pro. 24 June foil, names w. Bridget, and s. John, and
Hugh, the latter call. 20 yrs. old in 1665. The wid. m. 14 Nov.

1662, William Colman, outliv. him a fortnight, d. 2 May 1640. John,
Gloucester, elder br. of Hugh, freem. 1673, m. 27 Sept. 1663, Mary
Dickinson, d. perhaps of Philemon, had John, b. Apr. 1665; James,

25 Dec. 1666; Thomas, 26 Nov. 1668; Mary, 11 Feb. 1671; Eliz.
21 May 1673; Stephen, 26 Sept. 1675; Samuel,, 26 Mar. 1678; Eben-
ezer, 19 Aug. 1680 ; and Andrew, 1683, wh. d. at 17 yrs. His w. d.

26 Apr. 1684; and he m. 1 Sept. foil. Sarah Redington, wh. d. 15 Feb.
1701, by wh. he had four more ch. of wh. only Rebecca outliv. youth.
The f. d. 25 Sept. 1700. John, New Haven, s. of Matthew, m. 14 July
1680, Abigail, d. of Joseph Alsop, had John, b. 23 Oct. 1681 ; Matthew,
14 Feb. 1684; Stephen, 1 July 1687; Abigail, 13 Aug. 1689; Hannah
11 Feb. 1691 ; and Sarah, 15 Oct. 1700. Matthew, New Haven, had
Eliz. b. Jan. 1651; Daniel, Jan. 1652; both d. young; John, 30 Apr.
1654; Hannah, Aug. 1656; Joseph, Nov. 1658; both d. young; and
Stephen, 28 Aug. 1660 ; and d. 27 May 1662. Moses, Boston, d. Jan.

1663, prob. unm. Nicholas, Portsmouth 1640, had w. Eliz. RicBaed
Dover, 1650, had Thomas; Edward; and Jane, wh. m. John Dame.
Thomas, Hampton, 1 678. Prob. some of this name may be spell. Roe,
and oft. Row. A goodman R. at Bristol, 1689, had ten ch.

ROW 581

RowELL, Jacob, Amesbury, had Moses, b. 29 Nov. 1699. Nathan-
iel, Salisbury 1650. Philip, Amesbury 1677. Thomas, Ipswich
1652-8, had been of Salem 1649, Salisbury 1650, and m. Margery, wid.
of the first Christopher Osgood, wh. aft. d. of R. m. Thomas Coleman
of Nantucket; perhaps d. at Andover, 8 May 1662. Thomas, Boston,
worsted comber, where prob. he resid. very short time, made his will, 10
Sept. 1658. Valentine, Salisbury, m. 14 Nov. 1643, Joanna Finder,
d. I presume, of Henry, had John, b. 1645, d. young; Philip, 8 Mar.
1648 ; Mary, 31 Jan. 1650 ; Sarah, 16 Nov. 1651 ; and John, again, wh.
d. 18 Feb. 1656 ; was a cai-penter, and d. 17 May 1662.

Rowland, Henry, Fairfield 1650-70, freem. 1669, perhaps was f.
of that Eliz. wh. a. 1640, m. James Rogers ; and certain, his d. Rebecca
m. Eleazer Smith. In his will he names four ds. Eliz. Wheeler, wh.
had been w. of James Rogers ; Abigail, w. of Thomas Jones ; Rebecca
Smith; and Mary, w. of Daniel Frost. He d. in 1691 ; and Jonathan,
wh. left a wid. and Henry wh. was unm. both his s. d. the same yr.
John, Hingham, but possib. may be ano. spelling, for somebody, unless
he were that Plymouth man of 1632, whose bapt. name in the tax of
Jan. 1633, is lost. Joseph, Fairfield, s. prob. of Henry, was 43 yrs. old
in Sept 1691. Richard, Salem 1648, was of Marblehead 1673 and 4.
His w. was Mary, d. of James Smith, and ch. Samuel, Mary, Joseph,
and two more. Samuel, Stratford, may have been f. of Henry, but
possib. his d. Eliz. m. bef. 1.^640 James Rogers, to whose eldest s. Sam-
uel he gave large est. Five of this name had been gr. at Yale, in 1829,
and three at other N. E. coll. none at Harv.

RowLANDSON, JosEPH, Lancaster, s. of Thomas, b. prob. in Eng. was

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