A genealogical dictionary of the first settlers of New England, showing three generations of those who came before May, 1692, Volume 2

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Page 552 - Of those who soon dyed after their first arrival, not the least considerable was the Lady Arabella, who left an earthly paradise in the family of an Earldom, to encounter the sorrows of a wilderness, for the entertainments of a pure worship in the house of God ; and then immediately left that wilderness for the Heavenly paradise, whereto the compassionate Jesus, of whom she was a follower, called her.
Page 34 - Plymouth, came in the Fortune 1621, b. of French or Flemish Protestant parents, but of the Eng. ch. at Leyden, Winslow says, and 19 yrs.- old at his coming; was s. prob. of Jean and Marie de Launey, bapt. 7 Dec. 1603 in the Walloon ch. of Leyden ; was freem. of that col. 1632, rem. soon after to Duxbury, m. 19 Dec. 1634, Esther Dewsbury, and next, 1657, Mary, wid. of James Glass, d. of William Pontus (tho. Ricketson makes her d. of James Churchill, wh. is wholly unkn. to me) ; and had ch. (of wh....
Page 322 - ... already by the name of the supposed author. But if you object that no child so lately christened could be arrived at years of maturity to be elected into parliament, I reply (to solve the riddle) that the person is an Anabaptist, and not christened till full age, which sets all right. However it be, the accident is very singular that these two names should be united.
Page 40 - Univ. of Cambridge where he had his AB 1623, being of Catherine Hall, perhaps came over in 1638, or 9 ; and we fear, that the long dissens.
Page 79 - Worcester the yr. foil. sent over and sold here ; and one of the very few that liv. to bring up a fam. ; by w. Hannah had James, b. 19 Nov. 1660 ; John, 9 Oct. 1663 ; Joseph, 22 July 1668 ; Mary, 9 Apr. 1671 ; Eliz. 25 Oct. 1676 ; Allen, 13 Sept. 1679, d. in two yrs. ; and Samuel, 4 Oct. 1682.
Page 271 - I presume, of the preced. by w. Bethia had John, b. 3 Oct. 1691. Perhaps he rem. to New York, or elsewhere. The name is not seen 1695. GOODENOW, GOODNOW, or GOODENOUGH, * EDMUND, Sudbury, came in the Confidence from Southampton 1638, a husbandman of Dunhead, in Wilts, aged 27, with w. Ann, and John, and Thomas, their s. and serv. Richard Sanger; had here Hannah, b. 28 Nov. 1639, if the rec. be not wrong, as prob. it is ; Mary, 25 Aug. 1640 ; Sarah, 17 Mar. 1643 ; Joseph, 10 July 1645 ; and Edmund...
Page 573 - Thomas the first, freem. 1669, m. Mary, d. of William Lewis, had Eliz. b. 21 Aug. 1668, d. young; Benjamin, 1671 ; Mary, 1675; Sarah, 1677; Hannah, bapt. 13 Mar. 1681; Nathaniel, 22 July 1683; Esther, 14 Feb. 1686; and Jonathan, 22 Sept. 1688; d. 1689.
Page 561 - Jacob, 20 Mar. 1706 ; James, 16 May 1708 ; and Ebenezer, 25 Feb. 1712, d. soon; was a clothier. His wd 28 May 1733, aged 63, and he d. 1741. From this branch, it is thot. most of the descend. of dept.-gov. William are deriv. JACOB, New Haven, d. 1675. JAMES, freem. of Mass. 1644, may have belong. to Roxbury, or Charlestown, or Boston, or other town, after that date, where the surname was common ; but among the mem. of ch. in the first three wh. would prove his right, the name of bapt. is not found....
Page 409 - Waterbury, there d. early in 1695, when his ch. are named, Samuel, aged 26; William, 22; Thomas, 20; Joseph, 17; Stephen, 11; Benjamin, 9; Ebenezer,. 2; beside Hannah, 24; Mary, 14; Eliz.
Page 560 - PS of 21 of the same, made when he was '• full of days," he ment. w. Sarah and his seven s. Benjamin, Thomas, Abraham, Josiah, Joseph, John, and Ephraim. ABRAHAM, Hull, perhaps s. of the preced. freem. 1680. Ano. Abraham perhaps was freem. 1690. ALEXANDER, Portsmouth 1631, wh. m. a d. of Thomas Walford of the same, and had Alexander, was one of those sent by Mason, the patentee. BENJAMIN, Swanzey, s. of Robert of the same. BENJAMIN, Malden 1681, perhaps is the man wh. m. at Hingham, Dec.

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