from Historical Collections of the Essex Institute, 1868
Theophilus, son of Dea. William and Sarah (Kilham) Fiske, married about August, 1700, as their intention of marriage was recorded in that month. She deceased May 23, 1753, and he married Mehitable Wilkins, of Topsfield, July 26, 1756, who survived him; and probably about October, 1762, she married to Robert Rust, of Ipswich.
He settled in Wenham, where he made his will June 8, 1757, and died Sept. 6, 1759, and his brother, Dea. Ebenezer Fiske, settled his estate. Of his real estate in the inventory, besides his homestead, was twenty-four acres of meadow in Wenham, two acres salt marsh in Ipswich, and three lots in Wenham Swamp; and the homestead was bounded by a Thomas Fiske, John Friend, and Josiah Fairfield.
His children were:
Phebe, b. Jan. 4, 1701-2, who m. Jesse Mainard, of Westborough, Sept. 27, 1737, and she received her portion of her father's estate in 1760.
Jerusha, b. Oct. 28, 1704, who m. Caleb Moulton, of Ipswich, Nov. 8, 1784, and Jerusha, her first child, was b. Aug. 1, 1735.
Thomas, bap. Aug. 24, 1707; received his portion previous to his father's will, receiving by deed, April 2, 1757, half the homestead and the westerly half of the house.
Theophilus, b. May 31, 1709, and bap. July 3, that year, who m. Jemima Goldsmith, Jan. 11, 1737-8.
Martha, b. Oct. 25, 1711, who m. George Dodge, of Ipswich; was living when her father made his will.
Mary, b. Sept. 29, 1713, who m. John Perkins, of Topsfield, Feb. 20, 1750-1; was also mentioned as living in 1757.
Benjamin, who deceased Aug. 25, 1751.