THE FOLLLOWING WERE NOT RESIDENTS IN BRIDGEWATER, BUT MOST OF THEM WERE ORIGINAL PROPRIETORS, AND OTHERS OF THEM CONNECTED WITH THE EARLY SETTLERS OF THE TOWN; OF WHOM AND THEIR FAMILIES IT HAS BEEN THOUGHT NOT INAPPROPRIATE TO INSERT HERE THESE FEW BRIEF AND LIMITED NOTICES.
ALLERTON.Mr. Isaac Allerton and his wife Mary were among the first pilgrims, who came over to Plymouth in the May Flower 1620, and resided there till 1636; he was one of the Governor's Assistants; was also one of Gov. Bradford's 8 associates who assumed the Company's debts in 1627; an Agent to England three times; m. Fear, D. of William Brewster, for his 2d wife, she died 1633; he met with losses and removed to New York, and d. at New Haven 1659, his will on record there; he had Isaac, Bartholomew, Remember, Mary, and Sarah. Mary m. Thomas Cushman; he had also a sister Sarah, who m. Godbert Godbertson.Isaac (the son) graduated H. U. 1650; went to New Haven, and a D. of his m. Capt. Simon Eyres and died 1740, æ. 100; she was said to have sheltered the regicide judges; but she was then only eight years old, and could have been only a witness of it in the house of her grandmother where, if any where, it took place; he had also a son John, who had a son Isaac, born in N. E., and d. in Dutchess Co., N. York, 1806, æ. 80, leaving 3 ss. David, Jonathan, and Reuben, all of whom had ss. in N. Y. State. David had a son Isaac living at Carmel, N. Y., March 25, 1825. George D. James of the town of America in Dutchess Co., N. Y., a connection of the family, is said to be able to give a more particular account of them. Point Allerton or Alderton in Boston harbour was so named for Isaac, the worthy ancestor above. Early records speak also of Allerton's Hill in Duxbury.See N. E. Memorial and Judge Davis' letter in the 7th vol., 3d series of the Collections of the M. H. Society.
BARNES.John Barnes was at Plymouth in 1634.Jonathan Barnes, s. of John probably, d. in Plymouth 1715; his w. was Elizabeth, d. of Wm. Hedge probably; he had John, Wil- [William]
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