1304. Documentation for Peter Folger
(Bet 1617 - 1618 to Abt 1690)
father of Eleazer Folger
(1648 to 19 Dec 1716)



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Peter Folger was born 1618 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.(1) He died in 1690 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.(2) Peter Folger was the son of John Folger and Meribah Gibbs.(3) He married Mary Morril in 1644 at Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.(4)

Mary Morril was born about 1620 in Norwich, Norfolk County, England.(5) She died in 1704 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.(6) Peter Folger and Mary Morril were the maternal grandparents of Benjamin Franklin.(7)

On a map in the collection of the Nantucket Historical Association,
Peter Folger lived just west of William Worth.(8) Their land was separated by Crooked Land. West Chester St. bordered the north side of William Worth’s land and ran west through the land of Peter Folger.

Mary Morril is mentioned in Moby Dick, by Herman Melville. “True enough, but then whalemen themselves are poor devils; they have no good blood in their veins. No go blood in their veins? They have something better than royal blood there. The grandmother of Benjamin Franklin was Mary Morrel; afterwards, by marriage, Mary Folger, one of the old settlers of Nantucket, and the ancestress to a long line of Folgers and harpooners—all kith and kin to noble Benjamin—this day darting the barbed iron from one side of the world to the other
.”(9)

Children of Peter Folger and Mary Morril:

i. Bethia Folger probably was born about 1644 in Martha's Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts.(10) She died 06 June 1669 in a boating accident with her husband and brother Eleazer Folger.(11) She married John Barnard 26 February 1666/67 in Nantucket.(12) He was born 02 January 1641/42 in Salisbury, Massachusetts.(13)

ii.
Dorcas Folger probably was born about 1645.(14) She died in ????.(15) She married Joseph Pratt in 1675.(16) He was born about 1645.(17) Joseph Pratt died 24 December 1712 in Charleston, Massachusetts.(18)

iii.
Joanna Folger was born in 1645 in Martha's Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts.(19) She died 18 July 1719 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.(20) She married John Coleman about 1666.(21) He was born about 1644.(22) He died 07 December 1715.(23)

iv.
Eleazer Folger was born in 1648 in Edgartown, Dukes, Massachusetts.(24) He died 19 December 1716 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.(25) married Sarah Gardner about 1671 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.(26)

v.
Bethsheba Folger was born in 1650 at Martha's Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts.(27) She died in 1726.(28) She married John or Joseph Pope 1676 in Salem Village, Essex, Massachusetts.(29)

vi.
Patience Folger was born in 1652 in Martha's Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts.(30) She died in January 1716/17 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.(31) She married first Hephzibah Harker.(32) She married second Jas Gardner.(33)

vii.
John Folger was born in 1659 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.(34) He died 23 August 1732 in Nantucket.(35) He married Mary Barnard 1688 in Nantucket.(36) She was born 24 February 1666/67 in Nantucket.(37) She died 06 October 1737.(38)

viii.
Abiah Folger was born 15 August 1667 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.(39) She died 18 May 1752 in Boston, Massachusetts.(40) She married Josiah E. Franklin 25 November 1689 in Old South Church, Boston, Massachusetts.(41) He was born 23 December 1657 in Ecton, Northamptonshire, England.(42) He died about 1744 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.(43) Josiah and Abiah (Folger) Franklin were the parents of Benjamin Franklin.(44)

ix.
Experience Folger was born in 1668 in Martha's Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts.(45) She died 04 June 1739.(46) She married John Swain about 1687.(47) He was born 01 September 1664 in Nantucket, Massachusetts.(48) He died before 02 March 1738/39.(49)

Quoted from William Coleman Folger, The Folger Family, New England Historic Genealogical Society, NEHGS Register 1862, page 269:

"John Folger and his son Peter (the name was then frequently written Foulger), are said to have crossed the Atlantic in the same ship with Hugh Peters, in the year 1635. They came from Norwich, in the county of Norfolk, England. Peter was then about 18 years of age. At what time they settled at Watertown, Mass., is not known, but in 1642 John Folger was possessed of a homestead in that town, and owned six acres of land. It is probable that John and Peter Folger accompanied Thomas Mayhew, Jr., to Martha’s Vineyard in 1641 or 1642. John owned a house, upland, commonage and meadow land at the Vineyard, as appears by the Vineyard records. John Folger died about 1660. Meribell Folger his widow, was living in 1664. Her surname is said to have been Gibbs. According to tradition, John was a widower when he came over; if this be correct, he must have married her after his arrival in America.

Peter Folger, son of John, born in England, accompanied his father to America in 1635, and probably emigrated with him to the Vineyard in 1642. He married in 1644, Mary Morrill, who had been an inmate in the family of Hugh Peters, and according to tradition a fellow passenger with him from England. Whilst at the Vineyard he taught school and also practiced as a surveyor of land. He also assisted the younger Thomas Mayhew in his work of Christianizing the native Indians. Rev. Experience Mayhew, in a letter to John Gardner, Esq., dated 1694, state that when Thomas Mayhew, Jr., left for England in 1657, he left the care of his church or mission with Peter Folger. Peter became a Baptist in his sentiments, and after his removal to Nantucket is said to have baptized two persons in Waiptequage pond.

At a meeting of the proprietors of the island of Nantucket, held in Salisbury in the latter part of 1660 or early part of 1661, five persons were chosen to measure and lay out the land, and in the order it is said, that what shall be done by them, or any three of them, Peter Folger being one, shall be accounted legal and valid. This vote shows the confidence they placed in his judgment and integrity.

Whilst a resident at the Vineyard he acquired the Indian language, which was of great service to him in business affairs and in enabling him to communicate religious instruction to the natives.

In the summer of 1659, he is said to have accompanied as an interpreter, Tristram Coffin and others who visited the island of Nantucket to view it about the time of the purchase from Mayhew. He was there in 1661 and 1662, surveying, and on the 4
th of July, 1663, the proprietors of Nantucket granted him half a share of land on Nantucket, or half as much as one of the twenty purchasers, provided he would come to inhabit with his family on the aforesaid island within one year after the date, and attend the English in the way of an interpreter between the Indians and them upon all necessary occasions. He accepted the grant and moved there with his family within the specified time.

On the 21
st of July, 1673, he was chosen clerk of the courts, which office he held some years. In his poem-“A Looking Glass for the Times,” published April 23, 1676, he shows himself an advocate for religious liberty, and strongly condemns the persecuting spirit exhibited in New England in his day. Dr. Benjamin Franklin, his grandson, when in England, found no arms for the Folgers at the Herald’s office, and concluded that they were a Flemish family who came over in the time of Queen Elizabeth. There were others of the name in England besides John Folger and son, as in the latter part of last century a young man named Thomas Folger, Jr., son of Thomas and Mary (Rant) Folger of Norfolk, England, came over and married Abigail, dau. Of Daniel Folger, at Easton, N.Y. This Thomas Folger moved to Charlton, Saratoga county, N.Y., where he died May 22, 1838, aged 80 years.

Peter Folger 1
st, d. in 1690, and Mary his widow survived him, dying in the year 1704. The ch. of Peter and Mary Folger were as follows: (3) Joanna, m. John Coleman, son of Thomas. (4) Bethiah, m. Feb. 26, 1668, John Barnard, son of Robert. They were drowned between Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, by the upsetting of a boat, June 6, 1669. (5) Dorcas, m. Feb. 12, 1675, Joseph Pratt of Charlestown. (6) Eleazer, b. 1648; m. Sarah Gardner, dau. Of Richard and Sarah. (7) Bathshua, m. Joseph Pope, son of Joseph of Salem. (8) Patience, m. 1st. ____ Harker; m. 2d, James Gardner, son of Richard. (9) John, b. 1659; m. Mary Barnard, dau. Of Nathaniel. (10) Experience, m. John Swain, Jr., son of John. (11) Abiah, b. Aug. 15, 1667; m. probably in 1690, Josiah Franklin.


Quoted from Edited Appletons Encyclopedia, Copyright © 2001 VirtualologyTM

FOLGER, Peter, colonist, born in England in 1617; died in Nantucket, Massachusetts, in 1690. He left Norwich, England, in 1635, with his father, settled in Watertown, Massachusetts, and removed to Martha's Vineyard in 1641, where he taught, surveyed land, and assisted Thomas Mayhew, the missionary, in his labors among the Indians. He afterward became a Baptist minister, and in 1663 he removed to Nantucket, having been offered by the proprietors a half share of land if he would serve there as surveyor and interpreter. He was one of five commissioners to lay out land; it was voted that, "whatever shall be done by them, or any three of them, Peter Folger being one, shall be accounted legal and valid." He was also a clerk of the courts for a time. Cotton Mather, in his "Ecclesiastical History of the Province in New England," refers to Folder as pious and learned.

He was familiar with the scriptures, taught them to the youths, and occasionally preached. Among other lesser pieces, he published a poem entitled "A Looking Glass for the Times; or, The Former Spirit of New England revived in this Generation" (1675; 2d ed., 1763). Of it Benjamin Franklin, in his autobiography, says: "The poem, in familiar verse, appeared to be written with a manly freedom and a pleasing simplicity, agreeably to the tastes of the times and the country. The author addresses himself to the governors of the colonies, speaks for liberty of conscience, and in favor of the toleration of sects, among them the Quakers and Anabaptists, who had suffered persecution.

"His daughter,
Abiah, born in Nantucket, 15 August 1667, married Josiah Franklin, and became the mother of Benjamin Franklin.

His great-grandson, Peleg, sailor, born in Nantucket, Massachusetts, 13 October 1733; died there, 26 May 1789. His life was passed on a farm until he was twenty-one years old, when he changed from land to sea, and for several years was engaged in the cod and whale fisheries. He kept a journal of his voyages, which is written in a much more scholarly manner than could be expected from his limited education. Some of the verses that he introduced into his journal were quoted in Macy's "History of Nantucket," and seem to be those of a scholar rather than a sailor. On his retirement from the sea, his counsel was much sought by his neighbors. He was a member of the Society of Friends.

Children (
Folger):

i.
Bethia, born 1643 at Martha’s Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts

ii.
Dorcas, born 1645 at Martha’s Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts

iii.
Joanna, born 1645 at Martha’s Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts

iv.
Eleazer, born 1648 at Martha’s Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts

v.
Bethsheba, born 1650 at Martha’s Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts

vi.
Patience, born 1652 at Martha’s Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts

vii.
John, born 1659 at Nantucket, Massachusetts

viii.
Abiah, born 15 August 1667 at Nantucket, Massachusetts

ix.
Experience, born 1668 at Nantucket, Massachusetts


ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL to support the RELATIONSHIP between
PETER FOLGER and his son ELEAZER FOLGER

1) Nantucket Vital Records to 1850, Marriages, page 215, Morrell (Morrel, Morrill), Mary and Peter Folger, s. John (“came from the city of Norwich in England in 1638”), ____, 1644, “Came to Nant. In 1663,” Intention not recorded. P.R. 38.

2) NVR to 1850, Births, page 475, Folger, Eleazer, h. Sarah (d. Richard Gardner 1st and Sarah), s. Peter (q.v.) and Mary Morrell, _____, 1648, P.R. 38.

3) Nantucket Vital Records to 1850, Births, page 497, Folger, Peter, “Came to Nant. In 1663,” h. Mary Morrell, s. John “came from the city Norwich in England in 1638,” ______, 1618 [in England], P.R. 38.

4) NVR to 1850, Marriages, page 447, Folger, Eleazer, s. Peter and Mary Morrell, and Sarah Gardner, d. Richard 1st and Sarah (Shattuck), _____, 1671, Intention not recorded. P.R. 38.

5) NVR to 1850, Marriages, page 530, Gardner, Sarah, d. Richard 1st and Sarah (Shattuck), and Eleazer Folger, s. Peter and Mary Morrell, _____, 1671, Intention not recorded, P.R. 38.

6) Folger, William Coleman, The Folger Family, NEHGS Register 1862, page 269-271.

7) Nantucket, Mass., Vital Records to 1850, 5 vols. Boston, 1925-28, Deaths, page 261, Folger, Eleazer, h. Sarah (d. Richard Gardner 1st and Sarah), s. Peter and Mary Morrell, _____, 1716, P.R. 38, [Eleazer 1st, a. 68 y. 6 m., P.R. 63.].

8) NVR to 1850, Deaths, Folger, Mary Morrell, w. Peter (s. John of England), _____, 1704, P.R. 38.

9) NVR to 1850, Births, Folger, Abiah, d. Peter, Aug. 15, 1667. [w. Josias Franklin of Boston (“The parents of Dr. Franklin”), d. Peter [q. v.] and Mary Morrell, 5th, 8 mo., P.R. 38.].

REFERENCES

1. Nantucket Vital Records to 1850, Marriages, page 215, Morrell (Morrel, Morrill), Mary and Peter Folger, s. John (“came from the city of Norwich in England in 1638”), ____, 1644, “Came to Nant. In 1663,” Intention not recorded. P.R. 38; also see Folger, Peter under Nantucket Marriages, page 462; Nantucket Vital Records to 1850, Births, page 497, Folger, Peter, “Came to Nant. In 1663,” h. Mary Morrell, s. John “came from the city Norwich in England in 1638,” ______, 1618 [in England], P.R. 38; Folger, William Coleman, The Folger Family, NEHGS Register 1862, page 269.

2.
Nantucket Vital Records to 1850, Deaths, page 273, Folger, Peter, “Came to Nant. in 1663,” h. Mary Morrell, s. John (“came from the city Norwich in England in 1638”), ______, 1690, P.R. 38.

3.
Folger, William Coleman, The Folger Family, New England Historic Genealogical Society, NEHGS Register 1862, page 269.

4. Ibid.

5. Wikipedia, Morrill, Mary.

6.
NVR to 1850, Deaths, Folger, Mary Morrell, w. Peter (s. John of England), _____, 1704, P.R. 38.

7.
NVR to 1850, Births, Folger, Abiah, d. Peter, Aug. 15, 1667. [w. Josias Franklin of Boston (“The parents of Dr. Franklin”), d. Peter [q. v.] and Mary Morrell, 5th, 8 mo., P.R. 38.].

8. Nantucket Historical Association, Image Number MS1000-1-1-6, House-Lot Section 1665-1680, Location Approximate. – Scale indeterminable. 1 ms. plat; 24 x 27 cm. – Most likely copied from a book in the registry of deeds. – Copied [18--?]. Plat shows the locations of the early homesteads of Nantucket’s first settlers. Written to CD 473.

9.
Melville, Herman, Moby Dick, Chapter 24, “True enough, but then whalemen themselves are poor devils; they have no good blood in their veins. No good blood in their veins? They have something better than royal blood there. The grandmother of Benjamin Franklin was Mary Morrel; afterwards, by marriage, Mary Folger, one of the old settlers of Nantucket, and the ancestress to a long line of Folgers and harpooners—all kith and kin to noble Benjamin—this day darting the barbed iron from one side of the world to the other.”

10.
Nantucket Vital Records to 1850, Marriages, page 215, Morrell (Morrel, Morrill), Mary and Peter Folger, s. John (“came from the city of Norwich in England in 1638”), ____, 1644, “Came to Nant. In 1663,” Intention not recorded. P.R. 38; NVR to 1850, Marriages, page 65, Barnard, John and Bethiah Folger, Feb. 26, 1668. Intentions not recorded. [John, s. Robert 1st and Joanna Harvey, and Bethia Folger, d. Peter 1st and Mary Morrell, P.R. 38.].

11.
NVR to 1850, Deaths, page 37, Barnard, Bethia, w. John, “drown’d . . . between Nantucket & ye Vineyard,” June 6, 1669. [Bethiah, w. John (s. Robert 1st and Joanna), d. Peter Folger 1st and Mary Morrell, 6th, 6 mo., P.R. 38. Bethiah, 6th, 6 mo., P.R. 63.].

12.
NVR to 1850, Marriages, page 65, Barnard, John and Bethia Folger, Feb 26, 1668. Intentions not recorded. [John, s. Robert 1st and Joanna Harvey, and Bethia Folger, d. Peter 1st and Mary Morrell, P.R. 38.].

13.
NVR to 1850, Births, Barnard, John, h. Bethia (d. Peter Folger 1st), s. Robert and Joanna Harvey, 2d, 1 mo. 1642, P.R. 38.

14.
Folger, Harry P., “Pilgrim Contemporaries, The Nantucket Connection – Peter Folger”, The Mayflower Quarterly, September 2006, page 258.

15.
Folger, Harry P., “Pilgrim Contemporaries, The Nantucket Connection – Peter Folger”, The Mayflower Quarterly, September 2006, page 258.

16.
NVR to 1850, Marriages, page 446, Folger, Dorcas, d. Peter 1st and Mary, and Joseph Pratt, s. Phineas of Charlestown, _____, 1675. Intentions not recorded. P.R. 38; NVR to 1850, Marriages, page 299, Pratt, Joseph, s. Phineas of Charlestown, and Dorcas Folger, d. Peter 1st and Mary, _____, 1675, Intention not recorded. P.R. 38.

17.
Folger, Harry P., “Pilgrim Contemporaries, The Nantucket Connection – Peter Folger”, The Mayflower Quarterly, September 2006, page 258.

18.
Folger, Harry P., “Pilgrim Contemporaries, The Nantucket Connection – Peter Folger”, The Mayflower Quarterly, September 2006, page 258.

19.
Folger, Harry P., “Pilgrim Contemporaries, The Nantucket Connection – Peter Folger”, The Mayflower Quarterly, September 2006, page 258.

20.
NVR to 1850, Deaths, page 206, Coleman, Johanna, 18th, 5 mo. 1719. [Joanna, w. John (s. Thomas 1st), d. Peter Folger and Mary Morrell, P.R. 38. Joanna, P.R. 63.].

21. Folger, Harry P., “Pilgrim Contemporaries, The Nantucket Connection – Peter Folger”, The Mayflower Quarterly, September 2006, page 258.

22.
NVR to 1850, Births, page 365, Coleman, John, h. Joanna (d. Peter Folger 1st and Mary), s. Thomas and Susanna (first w.), _____, 4 mo. 1644. P.R. 38.

23.
NVR to 1850, Deaths, page 206, Coleman, John, h. Joanna (d. Peter Folger 1st and Mary), s. Thomas and Susanna (first w.), _____, 12 mo. 1715, P.R. 38.

24.
NVR to 1850, Births, page 475, Folger, Eleazer, h. Sarah (d. Richard Gardner 1st and Sarah), s. Peter (q.v.) and Mary Morrell, _____, 1648, P.R. 38.

25. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1862, Folger Family, page 271;
Nantucket, Mass., Vital Records to 1850, 5 vols. Boston, 1925-28, Births, page 475,
(Hereafter Nantucket VR), Folger, Eleazer, h. Sarah (d. Richard Gardner 1st and Sarah),

s. Peter [q.v.] and Mary Morrell, _____, 1648, P.R.38.

26.
NVR to 1850, Marriages, page 447, Folger, Eleazer, s. Peter and Mary Morrell, and Sarah Gardner, d. Richard 1st and Sarah (Shattuck), _____, 1671, Intention not recorded. P.R. 38; NVR to 1850, Marriages, page 530, Gardner, Sarah, d. Richard 1st and Sarah (Shattuck), and Eleazer Folger, s. Peter and Mary Morrell, _____, 1671, Intention not recorded, P.R. 38.

27.
Folger, Harry P., “Pilgrim Contemporaries, The Nantucket Connection – Peter Folger”, The Mayflower Quarterly, September 2006, page 258.

28.
Ibid.

29.
Ibid.

30.
Ibid.

31.
Ibid.

32.
Ibid.

33.
Ibid.

34.
NVR to 1850, Births, page 485, Folger, John, h. Mary (Barnard), s. Peter [q.v.] and Mary Morrell, _____, 1659, P.R. 38.

35.
NVR to 1850, Deaths, page 266, Folger, John, h. Mary (d. Nathaniel Barnard and Mary), s. Peter and Mary Morrell, 23d, 8 mo. 1732, P.R. 38.

36.
NVR to 1850, Births, page 77, Barnard, Mary, d. Nath[anie]ll, Feb. 24, 1667. (w. John Folger (s. Peter [q.v.] and Mary), d. Nathaniel and Mary (Barnard), 24th, 12 mo., P.R. 38.]; Folger, Harry P., “Pilgrim Contemporaries, The Nantucket Connection – Peter Folger”, The Mayflower Quarterly, September 2006, page 258.

37.
NVR to 1850, Births, page 77, Barnard, Mary, d. Nath[anie]ll, Feb. 24, 1667. (w. John Folger (s. Peter [q.v.] and Mary), d. Nathaniel and Mary (Barnard), 24th, 12 mo., P.R. 38.].

38.
NVR to 1850, Deaths, Folger, Mary, w. John (s. Peter and Mary), d. Nathaniel Barnard and Mary (Barnard), _____, 1736 [dup. _____, 8 mo. 1737], P.R. 38. [wid., _____, 8 mo. 1737, P.R. 63.].

39.
NVR to 1850, Births, Folger, Abiah, d. Peter, Aug. 15, 1667. [w. Josias Franklin of Boston (“The parents of Dr. Franklin”), d. Peter [q.v.] and Mary Morrell, 5th, 8 mo., P.R. 38.].

40.
Ibid; NVR to 1850, Marriages, page 439, Folger, Abiah, (second w.), d. Peter and Mary, and Josias Franklin of Boston, _____, 1690 [sic], Intention not recorded. P.R. 38.

41.
NVR to 1850, Marriages, page 481, Franklin, Josias of Boston and Abiah Folger (second w.), d. Peter and Mary, _____, 1690 [sic], Intention not recorded. P.R. 38.

42.
Wikipedia, Franklin, Josiah.

43.
Ibid.

44.
NVR to 1850, Births, Folger, Abiah, d. Peter, Aug. 15, 1667. [w. Josias Franklin of Boston (“The parents of Dr. Franklin”), d. Peter [q.v.] and Mary Morrell, 5th, 8 mo., P.R. 38.]; Franklin, Benjamin, Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Chapter One, “My mother, the second wife, was Abiah Folger, daughter of Peter Folger, one of the first settlers of New England, of whom honorable mention is made by Cotton Mather in his church history of that country, entitled Magnalia Christi Americana, as ‘a godly, learned Englishman,’ if I remember the words rightly. I have heard that he wrote sundry small occasional pieces, but only one of them was printed, which I saw now many years since. It was written in 1675, in the home-spun verse of that time and people, and addressed to those then concerned in the government there. It was in favor of liberty of conscience, and in behalf of the Baptists, Quakers, and other sectaries that had been under persecution, ascribing the Indian wars, and other distresses that had befallen the country, to that persecution, as so many judgments of God to punish so heinous an offense, and exhorting a repeal of those uncharitable laws. The whole appeared to me as written with a good deal of decent plainness and manly freedom. The six concluding lines I remember, though I have forgotten the two first of the stanza; but the purport of them was, that his censures proceeded from good-will, and, therefore, he would be known to be the author. “Because to be a libeler (says he) I hate it with my heart; From Sherburne town, where now I dwell My name I do put here; Without offense your real friend, It is Peter Folgier.”

45.
Folger, Harry P., “Pilgrim Contemporaries, The Nantucket Connection – Peter Folger”, The Mayflower Quarterly, September 2006, page 258.

46.
NVR to 1850, Deaths, page 564, Swain, Experience, w. John Jr. (s. John and Mary), d. Peter Folger and Mary Morrell, 23d, 8 mo. [dup. 4th, 6 mo.], 1739, P.R. 38. [4th, 6 mo., P.R. 63.].

47.
Folger, Harry P., “Pilgrim Contemporaries, The Nantucket Connection – Peter Folger”, The Mayflower Quarterly, September 2006, page 258.

48.
NVR to 1850, Births, page 548, Swain, John (Swaine), s. John, Sept. 1, 1664. (Swain Jr., “the 1st white male child born at Nant.,” h. Experience (d. Peter Folger and Mary), s. John and Mary (Wyer), 1st, 9 mo., P.R. 38.].

49.
NVR to 1850, Deaths, page 568, Swain, John Jr., h. Experience (d. Peter Folger and Mary), s. John and Mary (Wyer), 29th, 11 mo. 1738, P.R. 38. [John 2d, a. 73, P.R. 63.].