Increase Robinson was on a Jury at Plymouth 1683; perhaps the Taunton and Raynham family descended from him. There was an Increase Robinson who was a Captain in the beginning of the Revolutionary war.Increase Robinson m. Margaret Bonney 1738.Abigail m. John Fobes 1704.Abigail m. Thos. Bibby 1776.Margaret, D. of Gain Robinson, Jr., m. Joseph Wesley 1773.Anna of Raynham m. Dea. Josiah Richards 1781.Nabby of Mid. m. John Ripley Hayward 1801, and Clarissa of Mid. m. him 1802.Robert m. Chloe Harvey of Freetown 1807.Mehitabel m. Daniel Perkins 2d, 1809.Perez m. Margaret Tomson of H. 1819.Zaccheus H. m. Margaret Fillebrown of Mansfield 1819.
ROGERS.John Rogers of Duxbury was an original Proprietor of this town, but never lived here. He is the same man who went to Scituate, and finally d. in Weymouth 1661. The family tradition is that he was a descendant of John Rogers the martyr of Smithfield. His ss. were John, Thomas, and Samuel, who settled at Rogers' Brook in Marshfield.
2. Samuel (s. of Thomas of Marshfield) came and settled in East Bridgewater, and m. Betty, D. of Capt. Jacob Allen, (who was killed at Saratoga, near Stillwater, at the capture of Bourgoyne 1777), 1790, and had Nabby 1790, Charles 1799, Jacob Allen 1804, Thomas Hatch 1806.Nabby m. William Newhall 1807.Charles m. Sarah Tomson at Halifax 1821.Jacob A. m. Lucia, D. of Eleazar Keith.Thomas H. m. Charity Tomson of Halifax 1835, sister of Charles' w., D. of Maj. Nathaniel Thomson.Samuel, the father, d. 1838, æ. 72; the mother d. 1831, æ. 63.
Sarah Rogers m. Josiah Churchill 1781.There was a Thos. Rogers, one of the forefathers, who came in the first ship, the Mayflower 1620, and d. the first winter, who probably left a s. Joseph, who is named among those to whom lands were allotted in 1623. Whether he was a relation of John first above named is not ascertained.
RUSSELL.Thomas Russell (from Scotland) first lived at Weymouth, and there m. Abigail Vinton and afterwards settled in E. B., and had Mary, Betsy, Abigail, and Agnes 1775*.Mary m. Isaac Alden 1781.Betsy m. Maj. James Barrell 1785.Abigail m. Dea. Wm. Keith 1789; he d. 1800, æ. 76; she 1802, æ. 56.
RYON.Micah (or Michael) Ryon, an Irishman, lived in W. B., his wife Ruth; he had Nathaniel 1787 (at Scituate), Betsy 1789, William 1791, Isaac 1801. He d. 1811.
SANGER.The Rev. Zedekiah Sanger, D. D., came from Duxhury [sic], where he had been some time settled in the ministry, and was installed in S. B. as colleague with the Rev. John Shaw, Dec 17, 1788; he was born in Sherburne, gra. H. U. 1771; his
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