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exc. John, and Peleg, wh. may have been bef. provid. for by deeds. His
wid. in her will, names f. and mo. Batchelor, sis. Rachel Atwood, and
Abigail Austin, and both her own ch. but in the will of gr.f. only Su-
sanna, her d. is nam. so that we may infer, that Abigail was dec. bef.
Feb. 1670, when his will was made. Mary m. 25 Aug. 1663, Indigo
Potter, so shortly bef. the dec. of her mo. that her f. notic. it in his will.
John, Charlestown, s. of the preced. by w. Susanna had Hannah, b. 22
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Feb. 1659; Abigail, a. 1661 ; Sarah; David; and John, bapt. aft. his
mo.'s 2d m. at her req. 24 Apr. 1681, as she join, the ch. 6 Mar. bef.
then wid. of the first Thomas Tarbell. He d. 1672, his inv. was tak. 17
June ; and his wid. m. 15 Aug. 1676, Thomas Tarbell. John, New-
town, L. I. one of the patentees of Hempstead 1644, was there in
1655 ; but was first of Ipswich, came at the age of 17 with his mo.
Joan Tuttle, and sixteen other Tuttles, in the Planter, from London,
1635, hav. certif. from St. Albans, Co. Herts ; after the conq. of New
York, rem. thither and was an alderman, mayor of the city, judge of the
Sup. Ct. of the Prov. d. 1699. He had Joseph, John, Thomas, Martha,
Susanna, and Mary, wh. were all m. but none left issue to reach
maturity exc. this last, whose h. was William Whittingham. John, Bos-
ton, m. 8 Feb. 1654, Ehz. Atkinson, had Eliz. b. 9 May 1655, but wh.
the w. was, or his parentage, is unkn. Perhaps he was the pub. execu-
tioner, appoint. 1669, serv. many yrs. complain, of inadequacy of sup-
port by loss of employm. John, Boston, of that pt. call Muddy riv.
now Brookline, m. 30 Sept. 1 657, Sarah, d. of Thomas Buckminster, or
by rec. Buckmaster. John, Wrentham, by w. Sarah, wh. d. 25 Mar.
1684, h*ad Mary, b. 16 Mar. 1682. John, Hadley, br. of Daniel, m.
1684, Sarah Smith, d. of Samuel of Hadley, had John, b. 1686, d. next
yr. ; Mary, 1688; Deliverance, 1693 ; and Sarah, 1694. He was k. by
the Ind. 1694 at Brookfield, whither he had recent, rem. His wid. m.
1705, Ebenezer Wells of Hatfield. Nathaniel, Groton, s. of John,
freem. 1672, m. 13 Mar. 1660, Sarah, d. of John Morse of Sudbury,
had Nathaniel, b. 4 Apr. 1661 ; Sarah, 1 Jan. 1663, d. soon, both at S.;
Hannah, 3 July 1664; John, 29 July 1667, wh. d. at Lexington, 12
Mar. 1746; Mary, 3 Mar. 1670; Sarah, again, 16 May 1672 ; Ehz. '6
Sept. 1674, d, next yr. ; Eliz. again ; and Deborah,. 24 Mar. 1683 ; and
by sec. w^. Hannah had Hannah, again, 26 Apr. 1687 ; Mary, again, 16
Oct. 1690 ; and Jonathan, 14 June 1696; and d. 14 Apr. 1724. As in
his will of 4 Aug. 1718, no w. is ham. it may seem prob. that she was d.
His s. John of Lexington, blacksmith, had Amos, youngest of ten ch.
whose third s. Samuel was f. of Amos, Luther, William, Abbot, the min.
of the U. S. at the Court of London, and Samuel, all disting. in our day
for pub. serv. and private munif. Nicholas, Charlestown 1648, may
have been that br. of first John, design, by his will. Nicholas, Dor-
chester, s. of Thomas, by w. Mary had Patience, b. 13 June 1658, d.
young ; and he d. 1685; in his will of 26 Jan. pro. 21 May of that yr.
gives his w. Mary, and eldest s. without nam. him, and calls the ch.-
Mary, Rebecca, Nicholas, and Benjamin. P^leg, Groton, br. of Na-
thaniel, m. 1668, Eliz. d. of John Morse, had Eliab, b. 9 Jan. 1669 ;
Samuel, 16 Oct. 1671; Eleazer, 28 Feb. 1674; Eliz. wh. d. 10 Oct.



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1685; Jonathan, 29 Mar. 1679; Abigail, 6 Oct. 1681; Jeremiah, 3
Jan. 1687, d. soon; Joseph, 12 June 1688 ; Daniel; and Susanna; and
d. 1692. Richard, Branford 1646, had Bethia, and Esther, both bapt.
at "New Haven, 1 June 1651, wh. are not found on the rec. of b. at B.
but others are, Eleazer, b. 17 Jan. 1652 ; Eldad, 15 July 1655, d. soon;
and Sarah, 27 May 1657. He sign, the agreem. for rem. to New Jersey
1665, and was estab. at Passaic, June 1668. Robert, Falmouth 1680,
m. Mary, wid. of George Munjoy, d. of John Phillips of Dorchester,
was a man of distinct, lieut. of the town, k. at the tak. May 1690, by the
Fr. and Ind. and his wid. had third h. jStephen Cross, 1 690, at Boston.
Willis, I. 21 2. Thomas, Hingham 1638, m. Eliz. d. of James Bates of
Dorchester, had Nicholas, b. at H. ; Mary and Eliz. at D. d. 5 Nov.
1655, and his wid. rem. to Dorchester with her ch. Nicholas, bef. ment. ;
. Mary, wh. m. 28 Oct. 1658, Thomas Maudesley, and Eliz. m. 31 Dec.
1658, William Smead. Thomas, Milford 1639, an orig. sett. d. 1.648.
Thomas, Newtown, L. I. 1656, may have been of Stamford 1670, was
br. of John and William of Newtown, and much engag. in the politics
of N. Y. 1689, d. 1703. Acco. of him and both brs. with large genealog.
details is in Riker's Ann. of N. 281-290. Thomas, Brookfield, br. of
Daniel, was k. by the Ind. 27 July 1693. William, Duxbiiry 1643.
AtD. he m. a d. of Francis Sprague. William, Newtown, L. I. 1645,
may be the youth wh. was emb. in the Planter at London, 1635, aged
12, with elder br. John and Thomas, bef. ment. liv. first at Ipswich with
his mo. was a man of gr. energy, d. 1680, had ehildr. by two ws. and
his wid. m. Sir Philip Carteret, Gov. of N. J. Seven of this name had
been gr. at Harv. and six at other N. E. coll. in 1834.

Lawson, Christopher, Exeter 1639, rem. to Boston, by w. Eliz.
had Thomas, b. 4 May 1643 ; and Mary, 27 Oct. 1645 ; was. a cooper,
rem. to Maine bef. 1665, there purch. Swan isl. in Kennebeck riv. From
the Ind. and was an import, man. Sullivan, 290 ; Holmes, I. 349 ;
Folsom, 128 ; Williamson, II. 172. Yet so ill did he agree with his w.
that their mut. complaints came to .the Gen. Ct. 1669. Deodate,
Scituate, s. of Rev. Thomas of Denton, Co. Norf k. Eng. is first heard
of at Martha's Vineyard 1676, had been bred to divinity, I presume,
but kn. nothing, for even Cotton Mather, tho. he gives him a place
among his contempo. fellow serv. in Hecatompolis, felt unable to intro-
duce him into either of his three classes ; liv. aft. few yrs. at Boston,
join, with our third, or Old South, ch. (had it been the sec. wh. then was
taught by the Mathers, f. and s. his name would have found, as it should,
room in the Magnalia, III.). He took the o. of freem. 1680, was call,
to preach 1683 at Salem vill. now Danvers, where no ch. was yet form,
but George Burrows had taught the people above two yrs. and they



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would have ord. Lawson in the latter pt. of 1686 ; but hav. lost his first
w. and her d. Ann, he luckily for him went to sett, at Scituate sec. oh.
of wh. he was third min. and dism. in 1698 for hav. been abs. more than
two yrs. gone home. At Boston, by w. Jane he had Deodate, b. 16«2 ;
and he had sec. w. Deborah Allen, m. 6 May 1690, by wh. he had at S.
Deborah, b. 1694; and Richard, 1696. Deane, 195 ; Calamy, IL 629.
Henet, Mass. prob. came 1630, and d. early in 1631. James, Dartr
mouth,, sw. fidel. 1684. John, Boston 1690, had Ann, bapt. 10 Nov.
1700; Sarah, 29 Mar. 1702; and John and Savil, 16 July 1704, the
rec. at Mather's ch. being " tw. of John, lately d." Rogek, Boston,
mariner, 1690.

Lawton, George", Portsmouth, R. L had Isaac, b. 11 Dec. 1650;
George ; perhaps Job ; and certain: Robert^ but no more can be learn,
of him exc. that his d. Ruth^^m. 10 Feb. 1681, Willian?^(Jdell; and ^
Mercy'^m. 19 Jan. 16827 James Tripp ; prob. he d. 5 Oct, 1693; at'
least, one George then d. and the rec. adds, "his s. Job d. 8 Oct. 1697."
GeorgeT" Portsmouth, R. I. perhaps s. of the preced. m. 17 Jan. 1678,
Naomi Hunt, had Eliz. b. 15 Nov., foil.; George, 30 Apr. 1685; Rob-
ert, 4 Octf 1688 ; Job, 22 Jan. 1693 ; and d. 11 Sept. 1697., His wid.
m. 11 Oct. 1701, his br. Isaac. Isaac, Portsmouth, R. I. s. of the
£rst George, m. 3 Mar. 1674, Eliz. d. of Peter Talman, had Eliz. b. 16
Feb. foil. ; Sarah, 25 Oct. 1676; Ann, 25 Apr. 1678; Isaac, 21 May
1681 ; Mary, 3 Apr. 1683 ; Ichabod, 12 Mar. 1685 ; Thomas, 25 Apr.
1687; Susanna, 3 Apr. 1689; Job, 28 Apr. 1691 ; Ruth, 9 Apr. 1694;
and John, 2 Sept. 1696. His w. d. 20 May 1701, and he m. 11 Oct.
foil. Naomi, wid. of his br. George ; and she d. 3 Jan. 1720. * James,
Sufiield, s. of John, had Jacob, wh. was sev. yrs. rep. and, from caprice,
adopt, in his business as a lawyer the name of Christopher Jacob L.
John, Newtown, L. I. 1656, may be the one wh. m. at Boston 21 Sept.
1659, wid. Joanna MuUins; and had sec. w. perhaps that Mary, d. of
Matthew Boomer, or some, such name, wh. next m. 3 June 1678, Gideon
"Treeborn as his sec. w. at Portsmouth, R. I. John, Suffield, had James,
Benedicta, Mary, and, perhaps, others, d. 19 Dec. 1690 ; and his wid.
Benedicta d. 18 Nov. 1692. Both of the ds. were m. 1683. Robebt^-
Portsmouth, R. I. s. perhaps youngest, of George the first, m. 16 FeW :
1681, Mary, d. of Gershom Wodell or Waddell, had Mary, b. 20 Feb.
1682 ; George, 1 Sept. 1685 ; EUz. 12 Sept. 1688 ; Robert, 5 Jaii.,1696 ; {
and d. 25 Jan. 1706 ; and his wid. d. 14 Jan. 1731. Thomas, prob. of |
Portsmouth, R. I. may have been an early sett, for his ds. Eliz. m. 25 \
July 1657, Peleg Shearman of that place; Sarah m. 1 Aug. 1667,1
George Sisson ; and Ann m. 26 May 1669, Giles Slocum.

Lay, Edward, Hartford 1640, rem. to Saybrook 1648, on E. side, or



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Lyme, d. bef. 1657, or perhaps rem. to Portsmouth, R. L where in
1679 he was liv. 71 yrs. old. John, Saybrook 1648, perhaps br. of the
preced. was on the side of the riv. incorp. 1667, as Lyme, in his will of
16 or 18 Jan. 1675, two days bef. he d. calls hims. aged, names s. John,
and James, by former w. and Peter and John of his present w. Abigail,
ds. Abigail, Susanna, and Eliz. John, and, perhaps, others of these ch.
were b. in Eng. James, one of the s. d. a. 1 683 ; and the wid. Abigail
d. 1686. John, Lyme, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. prob. was badly
wound, in the gr. swamp fight, 19 Dec. 1675, had w. Sarah, and ch.
Sarah, b. 4 Feb. 1665 ; Rebecca, 9 Sept. 1666 ; Edward, 26 Jan. 1668 ;
Catharine, 11 Feb. 1672; Abigail, 9 Sept. 1673; Marah, 21 Mar.
1678 ; Eliz. 18 Dec 1681 ;" John, 25 Mar. 1683 ; and Phebe, 13 Jan.
1685; and d. 13 Nov. 1696, aged "63; and his wid. d. 12 June 1702.
Possib. this Lyme name may be the same as Laigh or Lee. * RoberTj
Lynn 1638, rem. to Saybrook, prob. 1647, in Dec. of this yr. was m.
had Phebe, b. 5 Jan. 1651; and Robert, 6 Mar. 1654; was freem.
1657, rep. 1666 ;_ his w. Sarah d. 21 May 1676, aged a. 59, and he d. 9
July 1689, aged 72. Phebe m. 1667, John Denison of Stonington.
Robert, Saybrook, s. of the preced. m. 22 Jan. 1680, Mary Stanton,
had Robert, b. 27 Jan. 1681; Sarah, 19 Feb. 1683; Mary, 3 Oct.
1685; Thomas, 10 May 1688; Samuel and Temperance, tw. 25 July
1691, of wh. Samuel d. soon ; Samuel, again, 18 Feb. 1695 ; Phebe, 14
Aug. 1698 ; and'Dorothy, 3 June 1701. "William, Boston, by w. Mary
had Susanna, b. 6 Aug. 1690. It is spelt Ley, sometimes, and, also, Lee.

Latland. See Leland.

Laxton. See Laigh ton.

Lazell, Henry, Barnstable 1637, of wh. no more is heard. Isaac,
Hingham, s. of John, m. 20 Jan. 1686, Abigail, or Abiah, d. of John
Leavitt, had Abiah, b. 26 June 1687; and Isaac, 6 Sept. 1690; and d.
18 Oct. foU. I think, in Phips's sad exped. against Quebec. The wid.
had admin. 28 Apr. 1691, and m. Isaac Johnson. Israel, Hingham,
youngeit br. of the preced. m. 6 July 1698, Rachel, d. of Daniel
Lincoln, had Isaac, b. 30 Aug. 1701; Israel, 8 Jan. 1704; Daniel, 1
Feb. 1706; and Jonathan, 19 Mar. 1708. John) Hingham 1647, m. 29
Nov. but ano. rec. says 22 Dec. 1649, Eliz. d. of Stephen Gates, had
John, bapt. 8 Sept. 1650,,d. under 15 yrs. ; Thomas, b. 15-, bapt. 19 Sept.
1652; Joshua, 17 Nov. 1654, bapt. 6 May foil. ; Stephen, b. 6 or 10,
bapt. 19 Oct. 1656; Eliz. 28 Feb. bapt. 21 Nov. 1658, wh.d. at 18 yrs. ;
Isaac, b. 10 or 15 July 1660; Hannah, 31 Aug. 1662; Mary, 2 Sept.
1664 ; Sarah, 29 Nov. 1666 ; John, again, 25 Apr. 1669 ; and Israel, 24
Sept. 1671 ; was freem. 1678. His will, of 2 Sept. 1695, pro. 16 Jan.
1700, ment. four»s. liv. beside gr.ch. Joshua, s. of his s. Joshua, and the

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two ch. Isaac and Abiah, s. and d. of his s. Isaac, both the f.'s dec.
The ds. are nam. Hannah Turner, Mary Burr, and Sarah, wh, m. 17
Apr. 1693, Peter Ripley. John, Hingham, tenth ch. of the preced. m.
26 Mar. 1696, Deborah Lincoln, had John, b. 23 Jan. foil, and Joshua,
29 Dec. 1703. Joshua, Hingham, br. of the preced. d. 12 Feb. 1688,
and his wid. Mary, wh. he m. " the last of Jan." 1681, had admin, on his
est. 28 Apr. 1691. Their ch. were Eliz. b. 20 Dec. 1681; Martha,
23 Feb. 1683 ; Joshua, 15 Nov. 1686 ; and Simon, 12 Sept. 1688.
Stephen, Hingham, br. of the preced. by w. Sarah had Lydia, b. 20
Sept. 1688, d. next yr. ; Phebe, 23 Feb. 1690 ; Stephen, 29 Jan. 1691 ;
Lydia, again, 26 Nov. 1693 ; Mary, wh. d. 28 Dec. 1698 ; and Mary,
again, 11 May 1700; beside ano. whose name is not found, unless it be
that Israel, bapt. 2 Oct. 1692. He d. 16 Jan. 1718, in his will of 9 of
that mo. pro. 4 Mar. foil, speak of his five ch. Thomas, Duxbury, m.
26 Apr. 1685, Mary Allen, rem. to Plympton, Falmouth, C. C. and
Windham, says Windsor. Early this name seems Lassell, or Lasell.

Lea, John, a youth, aged 13, came 1634, in the Francis, from Ipsr
wich, prob. as serv. to William West wood. William, a youth of 16,.
came in the Planter, 1635, from London. Possib. this may be the same
as Lee.

Leach, Ambrose, Boston 1648^ is spok. of in Hutch. Coll. 298, and,
in 1663, was concern, in Narraganset, or the King's Province. Benja-
min, Bridgewater, s. of Giles, m. 1702, Hepzibah, d. bf Joseph Wash-
burn, had Ann, b. 1703 ; Joseph, 1705 ; Mary, 1708 ; Sarah, 1711,;
Benjamin, 1713 ; Ichabod, 1716; Jerathmeel, and Benanuel, tw. 1718.;
Nokes, 1720 ; Susanna, 1722 ; Hannah, 1725 ; Phebe ; Nathan ; and
Eunice. David, Bridgewater, br. of the preced. by w. Hannah had
Mercy, b. 1693; Hannah, 1696; Ephraim, 1699; Experience, 1702;
David, 1706; Mehitable, 1711; and Abigail, 1714; and he d.< 1757.
Ebenezee, Bridgewater, br. of the preced. m. 1707, Prudence Stetson
of Scituate, may have had Lydia and possib. others. Edmund, New
Haven 1647-9 and may be longer. Giles, Weymouth 1656, b*Ut rem.
to Bridgewater bef. 1665 says Mitchell, wh. ment. that he m. Ann
Nokes, 1656 (but Weymouth rec. says, 20 Jan. 1657), had Sarah, b.
1656 (but rec. says, 13 Nov. 1657); Eliz..; Samuel, 1662; David;
John ; Ebenezer ; Benjamin ; and, perhaps, ofhers, add. that Sarah m.
John Aldrich ; and Eliz. m. 1693, John Emerson. John, Salem 1637,
then had, says Felt, gr. of Id. was br. of Lawrence, d. Dec. 1658.
He gave his small prop, to his neph. Richard's s. John. John, Salem
1637, s. of Lawrence, had gr. 'of Id. says Felt, that yr. and there
bapt. John, 3 Sept. 1648; John, and Sarah, tw. Nov. 1648; Rachel, 6
Apr. 1651 ; Sarah, again, 6 June 1652 ; Eliz. 27 Nov. 1653 ; Mary, 3



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Sept. 1654; Richard, 15 June 1656; Remember, and Hannah, 3 Nov.
1661 ; was, prob. the freem. 1681. Mary m. 2 Mar. 1681, Thomas
Field. John, Beverly 1671, may have been s. of the precede or of
other s. of Lawrence. John, Bridgewater, s. of Giles, by w. Alice had
John, b. 1695; Giles, 1697 ; Stephen, 1698; Abiel, 1700; EbeMzer,
1702; Mehitable, 1704; Timothy, 1707; Nehemiah, 1709; Solomon,
1712; and Jesse, 1714; and d. 1744. Lawrence, Salem 1629, came
in one of the fleet with Higginson, req. adin. 19 Oct. 1630, and 18 May
foil, was sw. freem. d. June 1 662, aged 82, or 85, leav. all his est. to
wid. Eliz. wh. d. 1674. Of his s. beside John, and Robert, herein ment.
Clement liv. in Eng. and Richard d. here 1647, leav. s. John and
Robert. Richard, Salem 1639, m. Ann Fuller, freem. 1665, iieut."
1675, and capt. two yrs. aft. d. 1687, leav. sev. ch. of wh. I only kn.
that Hannah was«bapt. 2 June 1662; and Sarah m. 7 Feb. 1667,
Joseph Herrick. Robert, Charlestown 1637, where Mary unit, with
the ch. 9 Sept. 1639, might be thot. his w. but Felt gives him gr. of Id.
at Salem 1637; and the freem. of 1644 was mem. of neither of the
chs. in those towns, yet he is said to be s. of Lawrence, and to have d.
bef. his f. However, we may presume there was one at ea. and he of
Charlestown was householder in 1658 and 78, chos. tythingman 1679,
and d. 22 May 1688, aged a. 80, says the rec. Robert, and Samuel
were inhabs. of Manchester, and in favor of that small town petit, for
relief, in 1686, from expense of support, worship. See Geneal. Reg. X.
322. Seth, Bridgewater, m. Mary, d. of Thomas Whitman. The
name was freq. A Margaret, aged 15, was passeng. in the Planter,
ano. Margaret, 22, in the Susan and Ellen, both from London 1635.
Samuel, Bridgewater, s. of Giles, m. Mary, d. of Nicholas Byram, had
Samuel, Josiah, Seth, and Elijah. Thomas, New London 1680, m.
ABigail, d. of Richard Haughton, wh. d. soon aft. her ch. Sarah was b.
7 July 1684. By two other ws. he had ten ch. more bef. 1719.

Leadbetter, Henry, Dorchester, m. 18 Mar. 1660, Sarah, d. of
Thomas Tolman, had Sarah, b. 31 Dec. 1660; Catharine, 1662 ; Henry,
1664; Deliverance, 1667 ; Increase, 1672; Ebenezer, 1676 ; and Israel,
1678 ; was freem. 1671, and constable 1673 ; and d. 20 Apr. 1722. His
wid. Relief d. 7 July 1743, aged 92. She had been wid. of Timothy
Foster, and first of John Dowse, being d. of John Holland. Sarah m.
1684, Henry Withington ; and Catharine m. 29 May 1684, Ephraim
Payson. Of the s. Henry, and Israel were m. as well as the foil. In-
crease, Dorchester, s. of the preced. had w. Sarah, wh. d. 16 June
1734, aged 53 yrs. and he d. 10 Nov. 1737.

Leader, George, Kittery, submit, to Mass. 1652. John, Boston,
s. of Thomas of the same, by w. Abigail had Rebecca, b. 10 Apr. 1652 ;



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Abigail, 29 May 1653; and Thomas, 19 Nov. 1654; and he d. bef.
his f. EiCHAED, Lynn 1645, superintend, of iron works, tried copper
mine in Endicott's farm at Salem, meet, ill success, went, 1 650, to Bdt-
wick, had gr. of exclus. use of the Little riv. to erect mills, and was a
magjstr. Winth. IL 356 ,' Belkn. L 56; Lewis, 96; Sullivan, 326. In
1654 he was call, of Strawberry bank. Samuel, Boston 1670, s. of
Thomas, excor. of his will. Thomas, Dedham 1640. His w. Susanna
was rec. of the ch. 10 Apr. 1641 ; he rem. to Boston 1647, his sec. w.
Rebecca d. 16 Dec. 1653, and he d. 28 Opt. 1663. His will of 17 of
that mo. proves, that he had third w. Alice, s. Thomas, dec. and that he
well provid. for his wid. with three ch. of Thomas, and his other s.
Samftel.

Leager, Legare, or Leger, Jacob, Boston, tailor, freem. 2 June
1641, had Hannah, b. 14 Nov. 1655 ; and d. 24 Fefe. 1664, leav. wid.
Ann, d. of William Blake of Dorchester, his sec. w. wh. m. a Hallowell,
and d. Bethia, wh. m. Fearnot Shaw. His will of 10 Nov. 166.2, pro.
19 Mar. foil, provid. for w. and ds. Bethia and Hannah.

Leaman, Samuel, Charlestown, by w. Mary had Joanna, b. 28 May'
1676, d. soon; Nathaniel, d. young; Rebecca, d. young; and Eliz. 13
Nov. 1684. Eaton calls him one of the first sett, of Reading.

Leak, or Leare, John, Salem 1658. Tobias, Portsmouth 1665, m.
Eliz. d. prob. eldest, of Henry Sherburne, and d. a. 1681, leav. Tobias,
wh. may have been of Newcastle 1727. A Mrs. L. d. at Portsmouth
1775, in 105th yr. Tobias, H. C. 1783, priv. Seer, of "Washington, d.
Oct. 1816.

Learned, Larned, or Larnet, sometimes Larnit, and Lernet,
Benoni, Chelmsford, s. of Isaac the first, m. at Sherborn, 10 June 1680,
Mary, d. of Thomas Fanning of Watertown, had Thomas, b. 11 Feb.
1682; Benjamin, 15 Aug. 1685 or 6; Mary, 10 Oct. 1688; and fhe
mo. d. four days aft. By sec. w. Sarah More he had Hannah, 10 Sept.
1690 ; Sarah, 31 May 1692 ; Eliz. 28 Apr. 1694 ; John, 2 May 1696;
Tabitha, 19 Mar. 1698 ; Abigail, 4 July 1700 ; Thankful, 1 Aug. 1702 ;
Edward, 2 Dec. 1705 ; and Bathsheba, 3 May 1708. He was deac.
and d. 10 Apr. 1738 ; his w. Sarah d. 25 Jan. 1737 ; and, in the short
interval, a^third w. Sarah is giv. him by Morse. Isaac, Woburn, only
s. of William, b. in Eng. freem. 1647, m. 9 July 1646, Mary, eldest ch.
of Isaac Stearns, had Mary, b. 7 Aug. 1647; Hannah, 24 Aug. 1649;
William, 1 Oct. 1650; rem. to Chelmsford, there had Sarah, 28 Oct. or
15 Nov. 1653; Isaac, 16 Sept. or 5 Oct. 1655, and Benoni, 4 Dec.

1656, bapt. Dec. 1657; was a selectman, and d. 27 Nov. or 4 Dec.

1657. His wid. m. 9 June 1662, John Burge, and d. next yr. ; Mary
m. Moses Barron; Hannah* m. 1666, Joseph Far well ; and Sarah m.



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^nathan Barrett. Isaac, Chelmsford, s. of the preced. serv. at the
Narraganset fight, 19 Dec. 1675, as a soldier in Davenport's comp. and
was then wound.; m. 23 July 1679, Sarah, d. of John Bigelow, had
Isaac, b. 10 May 1680 ; Sarah, 16 Mar. 1682 ; Abigail, 11 Mar. 1684;
Mary, 12 Apr. 1686; William, 12 Feb. 1688 ; Ebenezer, Sept. 1690;
Samuel, 4 Oct. 1692; Hannah, 16 Sept. 1694; Eliz. 27 July 1696;
Moses, 29 Apr. 1699; and Martha, 2 May 1702; and he d. 15
Sept. 1737. "William, Charlestown 1632, may have come two yrs.
bef. but is first heard of in join, the ch. with his w. Goodith in Dec.
being the first adm. since the separat. from Boston ch. ; was freem. 14
May 1634, selectman 1636, and in the same ofRce first at the sett, off of
town of "Woburn to wh. he rem. 1641. In the gr. trouble of 1637 he
was on the side of moderat. so far as to disappr. the banishm. of Wheel-
wright. He d. says the rec. 1 Mar. but Frothingham, wh. may have
reason, says 5 Apr. 1646. A wid. Sarah says the rec. 4''''21~^n. 1661,
at Maiden, and I find admin. 2 Apr. foil, on est. of Wid. Janej (but no
doubt the same person), of' M. yet I am wholly unaHej^^uess wh.
would have been the h. unless she were a sec. w. of William, or we pre-
sume the rec. of adm. into the ch. means only to designate her as his w.
without giv. a name.^ This to me seems the best solution.

Leathers, Edward, Dover 1.665. Perhaps he was common, regard,
as of Gipsey blood.

Leavenworth, David, and Thomas, Woodbury, as Cothren, in his
Hist. p. 612, tells by aid of tradit. came a. 1690 from Germany; and
that David was drown, in youth ; and of Thomas, nothing. But one of
my Hartford correspond, refers to the State archives as contain, a docum.
of 11 June 1684, by Grace L. wid. of Woodbury, and vaj own suspic.
is that the German derivat. should be some centuries earlier.

Leaver, Thomas, Rowley 1 643, town elk. m. Damaris, d. of James
Bayley of the same ; and we hear no more, but that he d. 27 Dec. 1683,
leav. prob. Thomas, and, perhaps, others ; certain. Prudence, b. 1 Jan.
1645, wh. m. 11 Oct. 1671, Benjamin Gage, as his sec. w. and,, next, 6
Apr. 1674, Samuel Stickney.

Leavitt, Aratus, Hampton, s. of Thomas, m. Ruth, d. of Thomas
Sleeper, wh. d. 10 Jan. 1726 ; and he d. 14 Jan. 1739. Hezron,
Hampton, s. of Thomas, ra. 25 Sept. 1667, Martha, d. of Anthony
Taylor, had Lydia, b. 5 Aug. 1668; John, 24 Nov. 1670; James, 31
Jan. 1673, d. soon; Moses, 30 Jan. 1674; Thomas, 8 May 1677, d.
young, prob.; and James, again, 1686. Israel, Hingham, s. of John,
m. 10 June 1677, Lydia, d. of Abraham Jackson of Plymouth, had
John, b. 6 July 1678 (wh. d. 29 ^uly 1749, leav. John, wh. d. 13 Apr.
1797, in 86th yr.) ; Israel, 1 Aug. 1680; Solomon, 24 Feb. 1682;



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Elisha, 16 July 1684; Abraham, 27 Nov. 1686; Sarah, 8 Feb. 1689,5
Lydia; Hannah, 30 June 1693; and Mary, 18 Feb. 1696; and he d.
26 Dec. 1696, not 1699, as the gr.stone says. His wid. m. Preserved
Hall. She and all the ch. were liv. July 1708. * John, Dorchester
1634, rem. to Hingham, freem. 3 Mar. 1636, was rep. 1656, 64, a deac.
d. 20 Nov.' 1691, aged 83. By w. Sarah, wh. d. 26 May 1700, he prob.
had John"; Hannah^ bapt. 7 Apr. 1639; Samue^Apr. 1641; Eliz.'*_28
Apr. 1644; Jeremiah;^l Mar. 1646; Israel,"^23 Apr. 1648; Moses,^.
12 Aug. 1650; Josiah, 4, bapt. 8 May 1653 ; Nehemiah7"21 Jan. bapt^
24 Feb. 1656 ; Sarah^b. 22 Feb. 1659 ; Mary,'12 June 1661 ; Hannah,
the sec. 20 Mar. 1664; and Abigail,''9, bapt. 15 Dec. 1667. His will,
of 30 Nov. 1689, ment. these exc. John (and of him names the w. whi,
was m. to Joseph Turner) and Jeremiah, of the s. and first Hannah, and
Eliz. of the ds. wh. were d. (and of Eliz. names the s.). Sarah m. 17
Apr. 1678, Nehemiah Clap of Dorchester; and aft. him Samuel Howe ;
Hannah 2d m. 25 Oct. 1683, Joseph Loring ; and Abigail m. 20 Jan.
1686, Isaac Lazell. But the two elder ds. wh. were d. had m. viz. :
4:^aiinah, 29 July 1659, to John Lobdell, and d. 23 Ap r^ 166 2 ; and
Eliz. m. 25 Mar. 1667, Samuel Judkins. Moses went to Exeter bef.
1683. John, Exeter, or Dover, 1645. John, Hipgham, s. of John of
the same, m. 27 June 1664, Bathsheba, d. of the Rev. Peter Hobart,
and d. bef his f. His wid. m. Joseph Turner. Josiah* Hingham, br,
of the preced. ; was freem. 1679; m. 20 Oct. 1676, Margaret, d. of
Humphrey Johnson, had Josiah, b. 28 July 1679 ; Joseph, 23 July



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