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Remington had a son, John, who was a carpenter and a proprietor at Rowley, 1652, and had a very large family. It is sometimes difficult to separate on the records the two sets of children, and the dates of their respective births, especially as some of the Christian names are the same in each family. Lieut. John Remington died June 8, 1667, and administration on his estate was granted to his son Jonathan, who resided at Cambridge, and to John Stedman.
Jonathan2 Remington, the son of Lieut. John Remington, was born at Newbury, Mass., Feb. 12, 1639; settled at Cambridge and married Martha Belcher, daughter of Andrew Belcher, July 13, 1664. He was quite prominent in public life and especially in military affairs. He was in command of a military company during the winter and spring 1675-6, and was very active in the later Indian War in 1689 at Groton, and in 1691 at Wells, and in the Eastern parts. He served with the Cambridge men under Capt. Davenport in the Narraganset Campaign, King Philip's War, and was in the great Swamp Fight where King Philip was killed. In the winter following, he was active in the command and supply of some of the garrisons in the interior towns. (See New Eng. Hist. & Gen. Register, Vol. 42, p. 96, and Vol. 8, pp. 317-320.) From 1682 until his death on April 21, 1700, he was the proprietor of the original "Blue Anchor Tavern" at Cambridge. He was Selectman, Town Clerk and Treasurer. He left a large family among whom was a son Jonathan, born July 27, 1677, graduated from Harvard 1696, and was a professor there in 1703-1707. (New Eng. Hist. & Gen. Register, Vol. 46, pp. 5-6, Vol. 8, pp. 317-320.) He was afterward Judge of the Probate Court for a period of more than forty years and was very highly esteemed for his learning, ability and high character. Up to the year 1798, there had been five of the Remington family graduated at Harvard and one at Yale.
John1 Remington, born in Yorkshire, Eng.; died at Roxbury, Mass., June 8, 1667; married (1) Elizabeth, in England, who died Oct. 24, 1658. (2) Rhoda Gore, widow. I have given above a sketch of his life. Issue:
2 i. Thomas,2 b. in England; d. at Suffield, Feb. 23,
1721; m. Jany. 19, 1658, Mehitable Walker of Windsor, who died at Suffield Dec. 17, 1718.
John, carpenter and proprietor at Rowley, 1652
Thomas2 Remington, (John1), born in Yorkshire, Eng.; died at Suffield, Conn., Feb. 27, 1721; was freeman at Rowley, 1651; married Jany. 19, 1658, Mehitable Walker of Windsor, who died at Suffield Dec. 17, 1718. He removed to Suffield, where he had a grant of land in 1674. He was a selectman in 1682. The "History of Suffield" by H. S. Sheldon, speaks of Thomas Remington, son of John of Newbury, as having had a grant of land of sixty acres on Feather Street, Suffield, and his son Jonathan had a grant of thirty acres next to his father's lot. Remington Street, in Suffield, once called Northampton Road, takes its name from this family. Issue:
3 i. Jonathan,8 b. ;d. June 17, 1755; m. Sarah
Hovey, June 11, 1701. ii. John, b. at Rowley, Nov. 2, 1661; d. at Suffield, 1723; m. 1687, Margaret Scott and had children; m. 2d, Hannah Hale, Dec. 19, 1700, and had two children, iii. Thomas, b. at Rowley; d. Dec. 16, 1683; unmarried, iv. Sarah, v. Joseph, b. Sept. 1, 1675; m. Eliza Dedley and had
five children. He died July 24, 1768. vi. Benjamin, b. at Suffield, Dec. 23, 1677; d. Jan. 4, 1767.
Jonathan* Remington, (Thomas,2 John1), born 16—; died June 17, 1755; married Sarah Hovey June II, 1701, at Suffield. He had a tract of land of thirty acres (on Feather Street) adjoining his father's (Thomas') land.
The record of the birth of Jonathan Remington has not been found. Sheldon's History of Suffield speaks of him as follows: "Jonathan Remington, son of Thomas, Sr., had thirty acres next his father's lot in Feather St. No record of his birth is found. He married Sarah Hovey, June 11, 1701. Children— Sarah, b. June 28, 1706; Jonathan, b. Nov. II, 1707; Elizabeth, b. April 15, 1710; Abigail, b. June 25, 1712; Sarah, his wife, died Oct. 18, 1716. He married 2d, widow Mary Rising; no children. He died June 17, 1755. She died May 24, 1764. His only son Jonathan, Jr., married Thankful Warner, Nov. 5, 1735, and had six children." Issue:
4 i. Jonathan,* b. Nov. 11, 1707; m. Nov. 5, 1735,
Jonathan* Remington, (Jonathan* Thomas,2 John1), born Nov. 11, 1707; died 17—; married Nov. 5, 1735, at Suffield, Thankful Warner. Issue:
5 i. Mary, b. July 12, 1743; d. June 24, 1788; m. Nov.
3, 1768, Lieut. Eliphalet King, b. Suffield, Conn.,
Mary6 Remington, (Jonathan, Jonathan,3 Thomas,2 John,1) born at Suffield, Conn., July 12, 1743; died at Suffield, June 24, 1788; married in Suffield, Nov. 3, 1768, Lieut. Eliphalet* King
(Capt. Joseph,8 James,* William1), born in Suffield, Feb. 6, 1743; died West Springfield, Aug. 29, 1821.
From this point forward see King Genealogy—Lieut. EliPhalet King—pages 122-128 ante.