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CALEB, Hartford, s. of Timothy, eldest that liv. to adult yrs. freem. 1665, was serj. 1669, and a capt. in later yrs. m. a. 1665, Hannah, d. of John Cowles, by wh. was b. Hannah, 13 Oct. 1666; Elizabeth 24 Oct. 1669, wh. m. William Pitkin the sec. He had also Caleb, 6 Sept. 1674. His w. d. 4 or 7 Feb. 1690, aged 44; and he m. 24 Sept. foll. Sarah, wid. of Zechary Long of Charestown, and had Ann, and Mary, tw. b. 14 June 1692, of wh. Mary d. young; Abigail, 24 Feb. 1695; and Ruth, 1 July 1696. His w. d. 30 Aug. 1698, aged 44; and he m. 1699, Lydia Wilson, He was made an Asist. 1691, as Farmer in MS. says; and he d. 5 May 1718, aged 76. His will of Mar. 1716, names w. Lydia, four ds. and four childr. of his s. Caleb, wh. was dec. and Roger Pitkins, h. of his d. Hannah, dec.

CHRISTOPHER, Boston, came in the Elizabeth and Ann, from London 1635, aged 21, with w. Susanna, 31, join. our ch. 16 May 1641, and was adm. freem. 2 June foll. He is call. taylor, wh. in my opin. means a mem. of the gr. comp. of Merch. Taylors of London; was a capt. and d. early in 1646, leav. good est. to his wid. beside sev. legacies and devises, but names no ch. Of his will. 27 Mar. in that yr. abstr. is in Geneal. Reg. IV. 52, and therein it appears not to have been brot. to pro. until 29 Jan. 1650. His wid. m. William Phillips, and 10 Sept. 1650, with assent of her new h. made her wll of the est. that came from Stanley pro. 2 Aug. 1655. See Phillips, or a larger abstr. in Geneal. Reg. V. 447.

GEORGE, perhaps of Beverly, m. a 1680, Bethia Lovett, perhaps d. of John.

JOHN, br. of Thomas, d. on his passage to N. E. in 1634, leav. three ch. of wh. the youngest was d. bef. the order of Gen. Ct. in 3 Mar. 1635 as to dispos. of his goods and chattels, the whole being of the val. of 116, L58 to ea. (See Coll. Rec. I. 134). The others, John, and Ruth, were several. commit. to uncles Thomas and Timothy. Ruth m. 5 Dec. 1645, Isaac Moore of Farmington.

JOHN, Farmington, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. brot. in 1634, by his f. wh. d. on the pass. m. 5 and 15 Dec. 1645; Sarah, d. of Thomas Scott, had John, b. 3 Nov. 1647, at Hartford; Thomas, 1 Nov. 1649; Sarah, 18 Feb. 1652; Timothy, 17 Mar. 1654; Elizabeth 1, bapt. 5 Apr. 1657, d. young; Isaac, 22 Sept. 1660; all at F. His w. d. 26 June 1661; and he m. 20 Apr. 1663, Sarah, d. of John Fletcher of Milford, and had Abigail, 25 July, bapt. 1 Aug. 1669; and Elizabeth b. 28 Nov. 1672; was freem. 1665, a lieut. and capt. in Philip's war in active serv. up. the riv. many yrs. rep. says Porter, d. 19 Dec. 1705, hav. made his will Apr. preced. in wh. he names all the s. and d. Sarah, w. of Joseph Gaylord of Windsor; Abigail, w. of John Hooker; and Elizabeth w. of Jon Wadsworth the sec. The wid. d. 15 May 1713.

JOHN, Waterbury, s. of the preced. m. 1669 Esther, d. of Thomas Newell of Farmington, had Esther, b. 2 Dec. 1672; and John, 9 Apr. 1675, wh. d. next yr. both bapt. at F. (where he had m.); Samuel, 1677; Nathaniel, 1679; John, again, bapt. not (as in Geneal. Reg. XII. 38) 25 May, wh. was Thursday, but 28 May 1682; Thomas, 25 May 1684; Sarah, 4 July 1686; and Timothy, b. 1689, bapt. 11 May 1690; was rep. 1690 and 3, but rem. to Farmington a. 1696; and d. 23 May 1718.

MATTHEW, Lynn 1646, was of Topsfield 1664.

NATHANIEL, Hartford, only s. of Thomas of the same, m. 2 June 1659, Sarah, d. of James Bosey, had Nathaniel, b. 5 June 1664, at Hadley, d. young; Sarah, 24 Aug. 1669, at Hartford, d. at 20 yrs.; Joseph, 20 Feb. 1672, d. young; Hannah, 30 Sept. 1674, d. at seven yrs.; Mary, 8 Oct. 1677; Susanna, 13 Arp. 1681, d. at two yrs.; and Nathaniel again, 9 July 1683, wh. d. 1755; and Sarah, 28 Nov. 1689. He was freem. 1669, or earlier, rep. 1678 to 89, then an Assist. to his d. 14 Nov. 1712, in 74th yr. His will, made three days bef. names w. Sarah, and the two ch. Nathaniel and Mary, w. of Nathaniel Hooker, wh. had been betroth. to his br. Roger, dec. The wid. m. 8 Dec. 1713, John Austin.

ONESIPHORUS, Roxbury, was of Moseley's comp. in Dec. 1675.

SAMUEL, Topsfield 1661, perhaps s. of Matthew, was freem. 1690.

THOMAS, Lynn, freem. 4 Mar. 1635, and rep. in Sept. foll. perhaps of ar. co. 1640; but I think a few days aft. ano.

THOMAS of more consequence, br. of the first John and Timothy, is found on the rec. of London custom ho. aged 16, as Mr. Drake cop. the fig. in Geneal. Reg. XIV. 307, precisely like mine in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 257; and the spell. of the surname is Stansley, as shown in the Index of that series of the Mass. Hist. Coll. but in the Index of Geneal. Reg. vol. it is alter. to Stanley, and so justifies the construct. I had many yrs. since giv. He emb. in the Planter 1635, for N. E. from that port, and was among the first sett. of Hartford 1636, had Nathaniel, b. 1638, and three ds. rem. 1659 to Hadley, d. 30 Jan.1 663. Of his ds. Hannah m. Samuel Porter; Mary m. John Porter; and Sarah m. John Wadsworth. His wid. Bennet m. Gregory Wilterton as his sec. w. the same, yr. and d. the next, aged 55.

THOMAS, Farmington, prob. s. of John of the same, had late in life, m. May 1690, Ann, d. of Rev. Jeremiah Peck, and had Thomas, b. 31 Oct. 1696; and Ann, 14 May 1699; and he d. 14 Apr. 1713. His wid. d. 23 May 1718.

TIMOTHY, Cambridge, br. of the first John, came to N. E. in May 1634, with w. Elizabeth and s. Timothy, b. Jan. 1633, and as his mo. testif. not weaned on their passage, but he d. soon; freem. 4 Mar. 1635, rem. to Hartford, an orig. propr. and there d. in Oct. 1648, his inv. in Trumbull, Col. Rec. I. 489 hav. that date. The est. was distrib. in Dec. foll. but his elder s. Caleb was then minor,and of the other Isaac I hear nothing, but that he was b. 10 Mar. 1648, and d. 22 Sept. 1671 at Hadley un. Of the ds. one, Lois, b. prob. 23 Aug. 1645, m. Thomas Porter; Abigail m. 1661, Samuel Cowles; and Elizabeth m. Mark Sension. His wid. m. Andrew bacon.

TIMOTHY, Farmington 1687, rem. to Waterbury, was s. of Capt. John, m. 1676 Mary, d. of John Strong, rep. 1694, and oft. aft. had no ch. but gave his prop. to Thomas Clark, d. 12 Nov. 1728, and his w. Mary d. six yrs. bef. The name was commonly in early days writ. with d. in the first syl. and more recent. is not; as in the catal. of Yale Coll. in 1852 is found the list of ten gr. Stanley.

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