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THE FIRST SETTLERS OF NEW ENGLAND,
THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE MAY, 1692,
BASIS OF FARMER'S REGISTER.
FORTES CREANTUR FORTIBUS.
FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND EDITOR OF WINTHROP'S
BOST O N:
200 g. 43.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1860, by
JAMES SAVAGE, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.
FIRST SETTLERS OF NEW ENGLAND.
DADE, Davy, DADY, or DAWDY, and even DANDY, NATHANIEL, Charlestown, s. of William, m. 17 June 1663, Hannah, d. of Richard Miller, had no ch. but Hannah, b. 4 Apr. 1664, d. very soon; and Nathaniel, bapt. 23 July 1665, d. next yr. and he d. some time a. the b. of
His wid. m. 4 Oct. 1667, John Edmonds, and third h. 22 May 1684, deac. Aaron Ludkin, and d. 13.Dec. 1707. WILLIAM, Charlestown 1630, a butcher, came in the fleet with Winth. prob. for his name stands on the list of Boston ch. next after John Winth. jr. wh. came, however, in 1631; and he was of the 35 earliest mem. of the ch. of Charlestown, freem. 1 Apr. 1633; by w. Dorothy had Benjamin, bapt. 24 Mar. 1635; Nathaniel, 22 Jan. 1637; and Zechary, b. 16 May 1644; d. Apr. 1682, aged 77, leav. est. to w. Dorothy, s. William, and d. Abigail. Frothingham, 79. WILLIAM, Charlestown, s. of the preced. d. bef. his f. leav. w. and two ch. William, bapt. 16 Apr. 1671, and Abigail, 3 Nov. 1672. Martha, his wid. d. 13 Jan. 1709, aged 76. WILLIAM, b. at Charlestown, perhaps a gr.-gr.s. of first William, d. at Brimfield 1756, in mid. age, leav. six ch. The name is perpet. in Hampshire Co. whence some have rem. to N. York.
DAFFORNE, or DAFFERN, JOHN, Boston, by w. Mary had Mary, b. 15, bapt. 22 Apr. 1677; John, 3, bapt. 5 Aug. 1678; Isaac, 20 Nov. bapt. 5 Dec. 1680; and Richard, whose b. is not kn. but bapt. 10 June 1683. Perhaps he had been driv. away from some frontier settlem. in the Ind.. war, and went back. Yet in the great fire of Mar. 1760, one of the: