2. William, s. and apparently the only child of William (1), inherited the homestead, and was a prominent citizen.
He was a merchant, somewhat concerned in navigation, and owned a warehouse at the southwest corner of Dunster and South streets, to which boats had free access by the canal.
He d. 14 Mar. 1690-91, a. 76; his w. Dorothy d. 26 July 1692, a. 80.
were Hannah, b. 21 June 1642, m. Samuel Stearns of Wat., 1662; Samuel, b. 21 July 1644; Sarah, b. 28 Jan. 1645-6, m. Joseph Bull; Abigail, b. 15 Jan. 1647-8, d. 10 May 1648; John, b. 31 Mar. 1649, d. of small-pox 25 Nov. 1678, prob.
unm.; Mary, birth not recorded, but named on the Church Record and in the division of her father's estate, m.——Adams, and d. before 1692, leaving a son Eliphalet.
of the same family, d. 8 Nov. 1653.
3. Samuel, s. of William (2), rem. early to Billerica, where he subsequently resided, was Representative in 1695 and 1696, Town Clerk six years, and d. 22 Feb. 1710-11.