ppointed Marshal-general,——equivalent to High Sheriff of the Colony.
After the form of government was changed by the new charter, this office was abolished, and high Sheriffs were appointed in each county.
Gookin held this office for a time in Suffolk, and was afterwards appointed, 1702, to the same office in Middlesex, which he held (except from Dec. 1715 to July 1717) until 27 July 1729.
4. Nathaniel, s. of Daniel (1), grad.
H. C. 1675, and after assisting Pres. Oakes in the ministry a land about 1649, was afterwards member of Parliament, rendered frequent and important services to the Colony, and d., according to Morant, June 40 1674; but, according to a certified copy of the Parish Register of Bures.
St. Mary in the Co. of Suffolk, which was his last residence, he was buried 1 July 1673.
His first wife was Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas and granddaughter of Sir William Waldegrave, by whom he had Waldegrave, bap. 26 Sept. 1627, the principal heir of the English estates, buried
Clerk 1682-1693, Town Treasurer, 1694-1699, and County Treasurer from 1683 to 1700, except during the usurpation by Andros.
He d. 21 June 1701, a. 80.
3. Samuel, s. of Samuel (2), grad.
H. C. 1675; was Fellow of the College; ordained at Milford, Conn.. 18 Nov. 1685; united with Rev. Messrs. Pierpont and Russell in concerting a plan for the foundation of Yale College, 1698; was one of its first Board of Fellows 1700; and served in that capacity during life; was its acting President between arian, was grandson.
Kelsey, William (otherwise written Kellsie), was here in 1635, and res. at the S. E. corner of Winthrop and Spring streets.
He rem. to Hartford with Hooker.
After his decease; his widow Bethia m. David Phillips of Milford.
The town of Hartford, in 1664, offered him £ 10 to remove from Hartford with his wife.
Kempster, Daniel, in 1642 res. on the southerly side of the Common, near Appian Way. In 1644 he bought an estate on the westerly side of Dunster