He sold, 22 April, 1722, to Ephraim Nelson, his house and seven acres of land (Essex Deeds 41: 132) and moved to Norwich, Conn., where he died 12 Oct., 1727. His son Samuel was appointed administrator of his estate in our court 10 May, 1735 (Essex Probate 20: 2) there being lands here.
His widow Sarah married (2) 1729, Nathaniel Richards of Norwich
Children born here:
Samuel, b. 20 Nov., 1712; m. In Norwich, 10 Dec, 1733, Sarah Andrews of Norwich. They lived In Norwich. He died there 21 May, 1761.
Sarah, b. 10 Nov., 1714; d. — April, 1721.
David, b. 19 July, 1717; m. In Norwich, 28 Feb., 1740, Hannah Lawrence of Norwich. They settled In Norwich.
Mary, b. 15 Feb., 1719-20; m. Solomon Lamphear of Norwich.
Thomas, bapt. 4 March, 1721-2; d. 5 Jan., 1738-9. Born in Norwich:
John, b. 29 March, 1724; m. Eliz: Bottom.
Sarah, b. 10 July, 1726; m. Beaajah Fitch of Norwich.
Mary White Rowlandson,Talcot
was captured by Native Americans
during King Philip's War
In 1721, Boston had a terrible smallpox epidemic. Citizens fled the city and spread the disease to the other colonies. Inoculation was introduced during this epidemic by Zabdiel Boylston and Cotton Mather.