Genealogical Guide to the Early Settlers of America

with a Brief History of those of the first generation 
And references to the various local histories and other sources of information where additional data may be found.

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Nicholson – Edmund, Marblehead, 1648 died 1660, it is presumed for is inventory take that year, was brought six days after by Elizabeth, his widow, who was prosecuted as a Quaker the same year.  HIs children then was aged, as the record shows. Christopher, 22: Jossph, 20 ; Samuel, 16;  John. 14; Elizabeth, 11; and Thomas, 7. Joseph, Thomas, and Elizabeth, then widow of Nicholas Andrews, all united in a deed, 1672, to their brother Samuel. 

Nicholson, Robert Scarsborough; had Robert and John his inventory, is 1676,

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Phelps, Henry, Salem from London, came in the Hercules 1634; married 1652, Hannah Bassett, but Savage thinks as second wife, for there is some prob. that he had married a daughter of Thomas Tresler, by whom he had son John, remembered in the will of his grandmother.  Perhaps he was a Quaker, at least Felt II, 582 tells how Hannah P. in Oct. 1659 was admonished but she may have been wife of Nicholas P.

Phelps, John. Salem: perhaps son of Henry, by wife Abigail had Abigail, born 1669; John, 1671; Henry, 1673; Joseph 1675; Abigail, 1678

Phelps, Nicholas, Salem, 1658; a Quaker, whose wife was censured that year, and in 1661 fined for misuse of her tongue.  Felt II, 581, 3

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