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Bradford’s History “Of Plimouth Plantation.”
*'''The names of those which came over first, in ye year 1620. and were by the blessing of God the first beginers and (in a sort) the foundation of all the Plantations and Colonies in New England; and their families.'''
*'''Mr. John Carver; Katherine, ''' his wife; Desire Minter; & 2 man-servants, '''John Howland, Roger Wilder; William Latham, ''' a boy; & a maid servant, & a child yt was put to him, called '''Jasper More. ''' *'''Mr. William Brewster; Mary ''' his wife; with 2. sons, whose names were '''Love & Wrasling; ''' and a boy was put to him called '''Richard More; ''' and another of his brothers. The rest of his children were left behind, & came over afterwards. *'''Mr. Edward Winslow; Elizabeth, ''' his wife; & 2 men servants, called '''Georg Sowle and Elias Story; ''' also a litle girle was put to him, caled '''Ellen, ''' the sister of '''Richard More.'''
*William Bradford, and Dorothy, his wife; having but one child, a sone, left behind, who came afterward.
*Mr. Isaac Allerton, and Mary, his wife; with 3. children, Bartholmew, Remember, & Mary; and a servant boy, John Hooke.
*And seeing it hath pleased him to give me to see 30. years completed since these beginings; and that the great works of his providence are to be observed, I have thought it not unworthy my paines to take a view of the decreasings & increasings of these persons, and such changes as hath passed over them & theirs, in this thirty years. It may be some use to such as come after; but, however, I shall ret in my owne benefite. I will therfore take them in order as they lye.
 *Mr Carver and his wife dyed the first year; he in ye spring, she in ye somer; also, his man Roger and ye litle boy Jasper dyed before either of them, ye commone infection. Desire returned to he friends, & proved not very well, and dyed in England. his servant boy Latham, after more then 20. years stary in country, went into England, and from thence to the Bahamy Ilands in ye West Indies, and their, with some some others, was starved for want of food. His maid servant maried, & dyed a year or tow after, here in this place. *His servant, John Howland, maried the doughter of John Tillie, Elizabeth, and they are both now living, and have 10 children, now living; and their eldest daughter hath 4 children. And ther 2. daughter, 1. all living; and have 10. children, now all living; and their eldest daughter hath 4 children. And ther 2. daughter, 1. all living; and other of their children mariagable. SO. 15. are to come of them. *Mr.Brewster lived to very old age; about 80. years he was when he dyed, having lived some 23. or 24. years here in ye countrie; & though his wife dyed long before, yet she dyed aged. His sone '''Wrastle''' dyed a younge man umaried; his sons Love lived till this year 1650. and dyed & left 4. children, now living. His doughters which came over after him are dead, but have left sundry children alive; his eldest sone is still living and hath 9. or 10 children; one maried, who hath a child or 2.*'''Richard More''' his brother dyed the first winter; but he is maried, and hath 4. or 5. children, all living.*Mr '''Edward Winslow''' his wife dyed the first winter; and he maried with the widow of Mr. White, and hath 2. children living by her marigable, besids sundry that are dead. *One of his servants dyed, as also the litle girle, soone after the ships arivall. But his man,'''George Sowle,''' is still living, and hath 8 childre.*'''William Bradford''' his wife dyed soone after their arrival; and he married againe; and hath 4 children, 3 whereof are maried. *'''Mr. Allerton''' his wife dyed with the first, and his servant, '''John Hooke.''' His sone '''Bartle''' is maried in England, but I know not how many children he hath. His doughter '''Remember''' is maried at Salem, & hath 3. or 4. children living. ANd his doughter '''Mary''' is maried here, & hath 4. children. Him selfe maried againe with ye doughter of Mr. Brewster, & hath one sone living by her, but she is long since dead. And he is maried againe, and hath left this place long agoe. Si I account his increase to be *. beside his sons in England.
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