A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, Before 1692
HOUGH, or HAUGH, *ATHERTON, Boston, had been mayor of Boston, in
Co. Lincoln, 1628, and was an alderman there in 1633, when he
resolved to come with his min. famous John Cotton, and arr. with w.
Elizabeth in the Griffin, 4 Sept. of that yr. freem. 4 Mar. 1634,
chos. an Assist. 1635, left out in 1637 as of Antinomian tendency,
and chos. rep. for Boston at the same, and foll. courts; his w. d.
14 Oct. 1643, and he took ano. w. at Wells, no doubt an adherent of
Wheelwright, wh. was, however, rec. on dism. thence into our ch. 4
Apr. 1646; d. 11 Sept. 1650, leav. wid. Susanna. I find no will,
nor any other ch. than Rev. Samuel. JOHN, New London, s. of
William, m. 27 Jan. 1680, Sarah Post of Norwich, prob. d. of John.
JONATHAN, Farmington, br. of the preced. had Mary, bapt. 15 May
1692. SAMUEL, Reading s. of Atherton, b. in Eng. came prob. with
his f. was instr. at H. C. but not grad. perhaps disgust. at the
household economy of Mrs. Eaton, w. of the unlucky head of the
Instit. ord. 26 Mar. 1650; m. Sarah, eldest d. of Rev. Zechariah
Symmes, (tho. from Geneal. Reg. XIII. 135, most readers would
erron. count her as youngest of all eight) had Samuel, b. 18 Sept.
1651; Sarah; Zechariah, 22 Aug. 1654, d. soon; Mary, 23 Dec. 1655;
Elizabeth wh. may have been earlier; and Rebecca, 20 Mar. 1661, d.
in three mos.; was freem. 1651, and d. at the ho. of his br.-in-law
Hezekiah Usher, in Boston, 30 Mar. 1662. His will of 25 Dec. 1657,
sign. Jan. foll. and again 28 Sept. 1661, to wh. the day bef. his
d. he add. codic. names, beside own w. childr. and all the brs. and
sis. of the Symmes connex. calls William Whittingham his neph. but
does not allow us to learn how, directs that s. Samuel be brot. up
at coll. in wh. his adv. was not successful. His wid. m. 13 Nov.
1662, Rev. John Brock, wh. was, the same day, inst. as successor in
the ch. Sarah, the d. m. 26 Feb. 1678, Ephraim Savage, as his sec.
w. SAMUEL, Boston, s. of the preced. m. Ann, d. of Elder Edward
Rainsford, had Samuel, b. 1 Feb. 1676; Ann, 27 Jan. 1677; and
Atherton, 12 Jan. 1678; and d. 25 June 1679. Both the s. of wh. Ch.
Just. Sewall was guard. d. bef. mid. age.
SAMUEL, Norwich, eldest s. of William, m. 25 Nov. 1679, at
Farmington, Susanna, d. of Simon Wrotham, had William, b. 22 Aug.
1680, at Norwich; rem. to Wallingford, [[vol. 2, p. 469]] there had
Samuel, 16 Feb. 1682; and Susanna. His w. d. 5 Sept. 1684, and he
m. next, 18 Aug. 1685, Mary, d. of James Bate of Haddam, had James,
15 Dec. 1688; and Hannah, 8 Nov. 1691; d. 30 Nov. 1702.
WILLIAM, Gloucester, housewright, was from Cheshire, s. of Edward,
and came prob. 1640, with Rev. Richard Blinman, m. 28 Oct. 1645,
Sarah, d. of Hugh Caulkins, had Hannah, b. 31 July 1646; Abiah, 16
Sept. 1648; and Sarah, 23 Mar. 1651; rem. to New London, there had
Samuel, 9 Mar. 1653; John, 17 Oct. 1655; William, 13 Oct. 1657;
Jonathan, 7 Feb. 1660; Deborah, 21 Oct. 1662; Abigail, 7 Mar. 1666;
and Ann, 29 Aug. 1667; was deac. and d. 10 Aug. 1683. Of the ch. we
have not traces of sev. Jonathan, prob. d. young; Hannah m. 11 Feb.
1662, John Borden; Abiah m. 18 Dec. 1667, William Douglass; and
Sarah m. David Carpenter. WILLIAM, New London, s. of the preced. m.
Ann, d. of Samuel Lothrop of Norwich.