OUTLINE SKETCHES OF THE
Edward, Jr., removed to Deerfield, 1684, had a home lot; was clerk of the market and Town Clerk,
1704-12. Married Mercy Painter.
" John," married Elisabeth Prichard, of Suffield, February 11, 1682;
had two sons born at Suffield, viz: " John" B., January 14, 1683; Richard B., September 17,1685. He soon after removed to Deerfield. He and his wife were killed by the Indians May 11, 1704.
"William " married Johanna Dibble, December 29, 1692, who bore him eight children. He lived and died in Suffield. His widow married David
Burt, of Northampton.
John Burbank, son of John of Rowley, married Susannah Merrill, October 15, 1663, and lived at Haverhill. He removed his wife and several children to Suffield, about 1680. His wife died October 10, 1690. Married second and third wife; the last bore him a daughter
" Susannah." He was a large land-holder, and much employed by Major Pynchon in building, and clearing lands in Suffield. He was one of the few qualified voters when the Town was organized, but never held an office. His name is found in Major
Pynchon's account book
oftener than any Suffield man; and be must have been a man of business. His sons, John, Jr., and Ebenezer, were afterward prominent men in Town matters. His homestead was at the north end of Feather street. He died June 1, 1709.
Thomas Barber, son of Thomas of Windsor, born 1644; was in Gloucester 1662, in Newberry 1669; married Ann
Chase, had child before
he came to
Suffield--- had twins born at Suffield, February 1, 1677, named Joseph and Benjamin. Being the first twins born at Suffield, they had a grant of land (40 acres). Had sons, Aquilla, born 1679; Moses, born 1687; John, born 1684; and daughter Anne, born 1681.
John Barber, born 1669. Children born at Suffield, by Joanna his wife, were, John, born February 19, 1687; Joseph, born February 18, 1689; Hannah, born May 27, 1682; Mary, born, February 8, 1683. He died August 29, 1690.
John Barber, Sr., son of Thomas of Windsor, and brother of Thomas of Suffield, born 1642, removed to Springfield: 1671, to Suffield 1684, was freeman 1681. He was a deacon, also one of the first Selectmen chosen. Married Bathsheba
Coggin of Springfield, 1665, and reared a family of children before his removal to Suffield. He died May 14, 1712. This surname soon after disappears from Suffield record.
James Barker, son of James of Rowley, removed to Suffield before 1679. His wife
had children born here, viz.: Samuel, born April 16, 1679; Oliver, March 20, 1681. He removed
to Springfield 1686.
Edward Burleson, 1st, where from unknown. His wife, " Sarah,"
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