ied at Bicester, in the county of Oxford, and was buried in the church of St. Edburg, Dec. 4, 1608.
William, his only son and heir, from whom descended Charles Sumner, in the seventh generation, was baptized in St. Edburg, Jan. 27, 1604-5.
About 1635, he came, with his wife Mary and his three sons, William, Roger, and George, to Dorchester,
Annexed to Boston, 1870. Massachusetts, and became the founder of an American family, now widely spread.
Many of the first settlers of Dorchester wer L. Killam.
It is situated in the part of Hanover known as Assinippi.
His son David, Jr., who was born in Hanover in 1763, married Hannah Hersey,
She was a descendant of William Hersey, an emigrant from England, who was in Hingham as early as 1635.
To him a numerous family, largely still resident in that town, trace their lineage.
His great-grandson, Joshua, married a descendant of Governor William Bradford, from whom Charles Sumner is thus descended.
Martha Hersey, a sister of Mrs. Reli