- A Deputy to the General Court from Waterotwn, Mass., in 1638-39.
Savage says: JOHN, Watertown, freem. Mar. 1638. a man of very good est. project. settlem. at Sudbury and Lancaster, d. 19 Aug. 1661; and his will of 4 Mar. 1658 was pro. 1 Oct. foll. In it he provides for 2. Elizabeth eldest s. Anthony, and other childr. without naming; but his wid. in her will of 15 Mar. 1667, in wh. mo. she d. aged 79, supplies the defic. naming ch. Anthony, John, Robert, Esther Morse, w. of Joseph, Mary Coldam, whose h. is not of my acquaint. beside gr.childr. Mary Ball, and ano. Ball, Esther Morse, and the childr. of Anthony and Robert. He had also d. Judith wh. m. 30 Jan 1645, Francis Wyman, but she d. bef. her f. By Bond he is correct. judged to be the man emb. 1637 at Yarmouth, with w. and ch. he aged 49 yrs. w. Elizabeth 36, ch. John, Barbara, Elizabeth and Judith, with a serv. John Gedney, 19, as had been print. in 4 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 95, and again is giv. in Geneal. Reg. XIV. 325. He was from Norwich, a weaver. [3, 4]