ISRAEL, Scituate, br. of the preced. a shipwright, m. 30 Dec. 1668, but Deane strangely says 1674, Sarah, d. of Rev. William Wetherill, liv. at H. until his ho. was burn. by the Ind. 20 Apr. 1676, after wh. he rem. to s. He had Sarah, b. 30 May 1670; Nathaniel, 1675; and Rebecca, 1676; all at H.; Nathan, and Abigail, tw. 1678; Jael, 1680; Israel, 1682, d. soon; Abigail, again, 1683; and Israel, again, 1686, all at S.; and d. 1731. His will, of 1729, gave est. to Israel, Abigail, these ds. of his d. Sarah Brock, viz. Mary Witherton, Grace Davis, and Bathsheba Bradford; and made his d. Jael extrix.
Source: First Settlers of N.E., a Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing Three Generations of those who came before May, 1692, on the basis of Farmer's Register by James Savage. 1860-1862. Vol. II, pgs. 433-434.
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