7G Grandparents (Continued)

665 Elizabeth Sabin.147  b. England about 1642. d. Rehoboth, MA on February 7, 1718. bur. Newman Church Cemetery, Seekonk, MA.436

666 John Gladding.440 b. England about 1641. d. Bristol, RI on April 27, 1726.

He m. Elizabeth Rogers, on July 17, 1667 in Newbury, MA.

They had the following children:
333 i. Susanna (1668-1727)
ii. John441 (1670-1754)
iii. William441 (1673-1759)
iv. Elizabeth441 (1676-<1719)
v. Mary441 (1678-)
vi. Hannah441 (1681-)
vii. Joshua441 (1685-1730)
viii. Daniel441 (Died as Infant) (1687-)
ix. Sarah441 (Died as Infant) (1691-)

667 Elizabeth Rogers.  b. Newbury, MA in February 1648.442,443 d. Bristol, RI after October 19, 1696.440

668 Aquila Chase. b. England about 1618.444 d. Newbury, MA on December 27, 1670.445

The origins in England of the Chase brothers of Essex County, MA have not been discovered. Aquila Chase emigtated to Hampton, NH by the year 1640, where he and his brother Thomas were granted small house lots. His name appears on a petition of 1642 to the Massachusetts General Court asking for the removal of their militia captain because he had ordered them to train in snow and unseasonable weather and made them pay for gunpowder. A family tradition says that Aquila was the first man to pilot a vessel past the bar at the mouth of the Merrimack River. There is some corroboration of this fact, since the town of Newbury granted to him in sixteen acres of land in the town, "on the condition that he doe goe to sea and do service inthe towne with a boate for four years" [Newbury Selectmen's Records, p. 57]. In September of 1646, Aquila, his wife Ann Wheeler and his brother-in-law David Wheeler were presented at court for breaking the sabbath by harvesting peas on Sunday. He was admonished, but not fined for the offense. He moved to Newbury, MA about this time where his name appears in many of the divisions of common lands. His lands in Hampton were sold to his brother Thomas. He owned lands in what is Newburyport, on Plum Island, several small islands at the mouth of Plum Island Creek and Scar Island and Penny Island in the Merrimack River. His estate totalled 336 and included a house, barn, orchards, twenty-four acres of land, two horses, seventeen cattle, eleven swine, twenty sheep, a feather bed, seventy bushells of corn, a musket, a sword, a pike, and a hay boat.444

He m. Ann Wheeler, about 1644.445

They had the following children:
i. Sarah311 (~1645-)
ii. Anne311 (1647-)
iii. Priscilla311 (1649-)
iv. Mary311 (1651-)
v. Aquila311 (1652-1720)
334 vi. Thomas (1654-1733)
vii. John311 (1655-1740)
viii. Elizabeth311 (1657-)
ix. Ruth311 (1660-1676)
x. Daniel311 (1661-1707)
xi. Moses311 (1663-1743)

669 Ann Wheeler.  b. England about 1620. d. Newbury, MA on April 21, 1687.446

Her second husband was about twenty years younger than herself. He had been presented at court before their marriage for "lewdly abusing" several women for which he was whipped and fined. 447

670 Thomas Follansbee. b. Derbyshire, England about 1637.448,310,449

Thomas Follansbee's occupation was described in old records as a "joiner" or carpenter. He finished the Portsmouth church and schoolhouse, where he is first recorded as living in New England. In 1671 he moved from Great Island to Strawberry Bank where he rented a house from Abraham Corbett. The Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire describes his experience there as follows, "when Mr. Henry Dering, also removing to Strawberry Bank, hired the same house under a better title, whereupon the sheriffs turned Thomas Follansbee out without notice in the depth of winter with no habitation provided for his wife and many small children." He moved from Portsmouth to Newbury, MA about 1677.310 In 1711, Thomas Follansbee, "joiner" sold his homestead in Newbury to his son-in-law Thomas Chase, house carpenter. Chase in turn sold the same property to his son Aquila in 1713. 309

He m. Mary _____, in 1664 in Newbury, MA.449

They had the following children:
335 i. Rebecca (~1660-1711)
ii. Mary (~1667-)
iii. Anne (1668-1708)
iv. Jane310
v. Thomas (~1674-1755)
vi. Francis (1677-)
vii. Hannah (1680-)

671 Mary _____. b. about 1639.310

672 _____ Ellis.450

i. Ann
ii. Joseph
iii. Richard218
iv. Thomas153 (-1690)
336 v. John (~1620-1697)

676 John Hill.315,451,452,453  b. Chard, Somersetshire, England about 1600. d. on May 31, 1664.

The parents of John Hill and his ancestry in England is not known for certain. In "John Hill of Dorchester" by Barlett, there are arguments presented for the assumption of the ancestry presented here. He was a yeoman (independent farmer). He sailed from Yarmouth, England aboard the ship "Elizabeth Bonaventure", John Graves, master. He departed the first week of May, 1633 and arrived at Boston with 95 other passengers.454 He and his party were the first settlers of Dorchester, MA. He first appeared in Dorchester records in 1633 as a landholder there. He does not appear to have been a member of the church in Dorchester and his will did not follow the usual form of Puritan wills. He seems to have led a fairly undocumented life as a farmer in Dorchester and slowly built up his estate which was valued at 287 pounds at his death. His estate was divided between his son John and his wife Frances, and after her death to his younger nine children. His estate included a house, barn, orchards. gardens, over fifty acres of land, oxen, cattle, horses and swine.

He m. Frances _____, about 1629 in England.

They had the following children:
338 i. John (~1630-1718)
ii. Frances (~1632-1676)
iii. Rebecca (~1634-1676)
iv. Mary (~1636-1726)
v. Samuel (~1638-1709)
vi. Jonathan (<1640-)
vii. Hannah (<1641-)
viii. Mercy (<1643-1709)
ix. Ebenezer (~1644-1696)
x. Ruth (1644-1736)
xi. Israel (<1648-)
xii. Martha (<1648-)
xiii. Mehitable (<1651-1679)

677 Frances _____.

Some sources report her maiden name as Tilden. In 1636, she was admitted to the church at Dorchester acording to church records, "joyning thereunto by profession of faith and repentance and taking hould of the Coven't before the Congregation."

680 Francis Hall.455  b. Henbury, Gloucester, England. d. before 1640.

340 i. Edward (~1620-1670)

684 Anthony Fisher.326,456,457  b. Syleham, Suffolk, England before April 23, 1591. d. Dorchester, MA on April 18, 1671.

He emigrated to New England when he was 46 years old, sailed from Yarmouth on the ship Rose and landed at Boston. The area of Suffolk county from which he came was an old Puritan stronghold in England. He was one of the original 125 settlers who founded the town of Dedham, Mass. He appears to have been well thought of in the civic affairs of the colony since he served as a deputy the General Court and as a Selectman of the town of Dedham.

The pastor of his church, however, had a different opinion of his character. The pastor, John Allen left detailed minutes of the affairs of the church that document Anthony's perceived shortcomings. The minutes of 1638 describe Anthony as follows, "Anthony Fisher by his rash cariage & speeches savoring of self confidence etc. had given some offense & ye company thought it meete to seeke ye humbling & tryall of his spiritt with some serious admonition from ye lord... Anthony Fisher after some Meetings was brought to see & acknowledge his failings in cariage of himself: but pride & haight of his spirit wher with he was charged as ye roote of it which especially we endeavoured to have him see & be humbled for; that he could not see nor be brought unto by many meetings... And further offences arising against Anthony Fisher which could not be cleared to ye satisfaction of ye parties offended nor to ye Company... scruples arising in divers minds were generally so unsatisfied concerning him yt we wholly left him out of ye worke for ye present & desired him to be content to waite till ye Church was gathered & then to give further satisfaction." Finally in 1645, he gained some measure of acceptance by the pastor who noted, "Anthony Fisher after many offenses given in his conversation and much means used to convince & reduce him into order, at last after God had much humbled him & brought him to a penitent confession therof, he was comfortably received into ye Church."

He moved to Dorchester, close by Dedham, by 1662 and there it was recorded that he was paid four pounds for killing six wolves in that year and sixteen shillings for wolves the following year. He served as a Selectman in Dorchester for the years 1664, 1665 and 1666. He apparently engaged in the printing trade somewhat as town records show that he was paid four pounds in 1666 for the printing of catechisms. At his death at age 80, his estate was valued at 216 pounds, however his lands and houses had already been disposed of.

He m. Alice _____, about 1615 in England.

They had the following children:
i. John (<1616-1637)
ii. Daniel (<1618-1683)
iii. Lydia458 (<1621-1691)
iv. Leah (<1622-)
v. Anthony (<1623-1670)
vi. Nathaniel (<1626-1676)
342 vii. Cornelius (-1700)

685 Alice _____.

686 Richard Everett.459,460,461,330  b. in 1597. d. Dedham, MA on July 3, 1682.462 bpt. Holbrook, Suffolk, England on December 11, 1597.

The notebook of Thomas Lechford, the first lawyer in Massachusetts Colony, calls Richard a farrier in 1638 and recorded the sale of a house, lot and 6 acres of arable land in Cambridge by him to Thomas Nelson for 10 . In 1636, he accompanied William Pynchon, the founder of Springfield, Mass. overland with a group of settlers to the Connecticut River. There in July of that year, he was one of the witnesses to an Indian deed that transferred land at Springfield to the white settlers. For the next two years he travelled back and forth between Springfield where he was active in the affairs of Mr. Pynchon, and Dedham, Mass., where he was one of the original proprietors of the town. He was admitted to the church at Dedham in March of 1646 and his children were baptized the same month. His property increased in valuation until 1660 when he had the third highest assessment in the town. He was constable of the town in the years 1651-3 and served the town as a surveyor for several years and was elected a selectman in 1660. Richard died in 1682; his will was made on May 12, 1680 in which he left five pounds to his grand- daughter Sarah Fisher among others (his daughter Sarah having died before him). Among Richard's ancestors were Edward Everett, president of Harvard U. and Alexander Everett, president of Jefferson College.

He m. Mary Winch463,464,461, on June 29, 1643 in Springfield, MA.

They had the following children:
i. John330 (~1636->1710)
ii. Mary330 (1638-1670)
iii. Samuel330 (1640-1718)
iv. Sarah330 (1641-1641)
v. James330 (1643-1643)
343 vi. Sarah (1644-1676)
vii. Abigail330 (1647-1685)
viii. Isreal330 (1651-1678)
ix. Ruth330 (1654->1727)
x. Jedediah330 (1656-<1699)

687 Mary Winch.463,464,461 b. England in 1623.

Mary Winch came to New England on the ship Elizabeth of Ipswich, England in April of 1634. She was fifteen years old at the time and came with Rowland Stebbins and his children ages 14, 11, 8 and 6. The Stebbins family settled in Springfield where Mary married Richard Everett.

688 Nicholas Ginnings.226  b. England about 1612. d. Saybrook, CT in 1673? Resided in Hartford, CT and Saybrook, CT in 1636. Resided in Ipswich, MA in 1634.

He m. Margaret Poore465, about 1643.466

They had the following children:
i. Martha
ii. John (~1647-)
iii. Joseph? (~1650-<1676)
344 iv. Jonathan (~1653-1733)

689 Margaret Poore.465

690 Robert Wade.335,467  b. about 1635. d. Norwich, CT about 1682. Resided in Saybrook, CT.

According to Chesebrough, Richard Wade's name appears among those to whom land was granted at Saybrook in 1650. He is supposed to be the father of Robert Wade, who removed from Hartford to Saybrook, where he applied for and obtained a divorce in 1657, from his wife Joanna, who had deserted him for 15 years, and was then in England. Robert Wade removed in 1660 to Norwich where he was an original proprietor.

The New London County Court valued his estate at 82 in 1682 and distributed it to his heirs as follows:

to his widow - 27, 19s
to Robert Wade Jr. - 22
to Susanna - 11
to Mary - 11
to Elizabeth - 11468

The inventory was presented by his son-in-law Peter Cross and administration was granted to Cross and son-in-law Jonathan Ginnings. 469

He m. Susanna Birchard226,470.226

They had the following children:
i. Robert335 (-1696)
ii. Mary335
345 iii. Susannah (~1659-1700)
iv. Elizabeth335,468

691 Susanna Birchard.226,470  bpt. Terling, Essex, England on June 22, 1626.

692 George Geer.337  b. Heavitree, Devonshire, England about 1621. d. Preston, CT in 1725.

His will was dated at Preston, June 5, 1723 and proved January 10, 1726/7. It was protested by his son Joseph and son-in-law Zachariah Mainer. George was noted as being "of Groton, but now residing in Preston."

He m. Sarah Allen337, on February 17, 1659 in New London, CT.

They had the following children:
i. Sarah337,228 (1660->1718)
346 ii. Jonathan (1662-1742)
iii. Joseph337,228 (1664-1743)
iv. Hannah337,228 (1666-)
v. Margaret337,228 (1669-)
vi. Mary337,228 (1671-1739)
vii. Daniel337,228,338 (1673-1749)
viii. Robert337,228 (1675-1743)
ix. Anna337 (1678-)
x. Isaac337 (1681-1746)
xi. Jeremiah337,228 (1683-1721)

693 Sarah Allen.337  d. after 1725. bpt. Salem, MA on May 22, 1642.

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