Family of Eld. Thomas King (2704) & Sarah Tinker (3242)
6693. Rhoda King. Born on 11 Oct 1639 in Scituate, MA.73,66 Rhoda died ca 1662 in Marshfield, MA.226
John and Rhoda were married by Gov. Endicott of Mass. there being no magistrate in Scitaute authorized to solemnize marriages at that time. He became a Quaker in 1660.56
On 8 Oct 1656 when Rhoda was 16, she married Dea. John Rogers (6895) , son of John Rogers (2737) (ca 1595-3 Feb 1661) & Frances [Rogers] (-1687), in Boston, MA.73 Born ca 1631 in England. John died on 7 May 1717  in Marshfield, MA.64 Occupation: yeoman. Religion: Quaker 1660.
John of Scituate.27 John lived for a time at the place of Rawlins and afterward succeeded his father.56
John’s will was dated 9 May 1718, probated 24 Jun 1718.
From John Rogers of Marshfield:226
John^2 joined the Quakers in 1660, Deane says, but probably a little earlier, for John^3 was baptized in 1657, by Mr. Witherell, while Thomas^3 born in 1659, and Rhoda^3 born in 1661 or 1662, were baptized on the account of their mother, Rhoda, who had evidently continued to adhere to Mr. Witherell's church. Apparently his second wife, Elizabeth, was also a member of that church, for the record of the baptism of her daughter is “Mary, ye daughter of Elizabeth Rogers.”
The Friends' records commence in 1680, but a large number of births, which occurred before that date, were entered; among them all the children of John^2, except John^3 and Rhoda^3.
He took the oath of freeman in 1657, and is often mentioned in the public records for nearly sixty years after that date.
On the Friends' records (Scituate) is the following:
“Sufferings of John Rogers of Marshfield. 27 day of 2 mo. 1681, came the constable Joseph Waterman to my house and brought two men with him and brought a warrant with him which he said came from the magistrate John Alden. The constable could not read it nor any that were with him, it was so blotted : and the constable demanded of me 01-04-02, which he said was rates to the priest, Samuel Niles of Marshfield, the which I could not pay for conscience sake. Whereupon the constable seized upon a steare of two years old and took him away from me. — John Rogers of Marshfield.”
Those records have many similar entries among them, one by John Rogers^3 of Scituate, dated 26 of 3 mo. 1683, in which he says that the constable took away “two platters and two porringers which they prized at 11 shillings.”
On May 16, 1659, John Rogers^2 Jun., was chosen grand juryman by the town.
In 1692, John^3 was one of the Selectmen of Marshfield and assisted in running the line between that town and “the Two Miles in Scituate.”
On June 16, 1692, he was on a jury "to lay out and remove highways" in Marshfield; in their return they describe a way, which ran near the houses of the three brothers:
“And in the new way which said Rogers [John^2] lately made and so on over the cove creek by his house and so along by French’s tinnament and Henry Perry's house to the upper end of the field before said Perry's door ; and then turning southward along by the land of Thomas King and John Silvester's lot and so till it meet the Scituate way. And also by the cove creek downward as the old way leadeth by the house of Timothy Rogers and up the hill by his house, and so as the new way now lieth near to Joseph Rogers’ fence and so on to the line of Elisha Bisbee.”
On August 30, 1692, on the request of her husband it was voted by “The Meeting” to hold meetings once a month at the house of Elizabeth Rogers on account of her illness. She died two weeks later.
He and his third wife, Elizabeth, signed, May 11, 1699. the certificate of the marriage of his daughter, Elizabeth, at Friends’ meeting, after their manner.
In a deposition given June 16, 17 13, John^ says that he was seventy-nine years old or thereabouts.
In his will d. May 9, 1718, p. June 24, 17 18, he describes himself as “aged”; mentions his son, John, to whom he gives the three hundred pounds “which he hath already received of me in money and three score pounds more”; gives legacies to his daughter, Abigail Chamberling; his daughter, Joanna Butler; his grandson, Samuel Dogged; his granddaughter, Mary White, and his granddaughter, Sarah Allyn; the residue he gives to his son, Thomas.
Thomas King, in his will dated in 1691, gives legacies to his two grandsons, John and Thomas Rogers.
Mr. Witherell has, among records of baptisms, “1657 John, ye sonns of John Rogers jun. August 23,” “Rhoda, ye daughter of Rhoda Rogers, Aug. 30, 1662.”
In 1708, the Friends’ “Women's Meetings” were held at the houses of John Rogers of Marshfield, Edward Wanton of Scituate, and Robert Barker and Arthur Howland of Duxborough now Pembroke.
Their children include:
6694. George King. Born on 24 Dec 1642 in Scituate, MA.66
6695. Dea. Thomas King. Born on 21 Jun 1645 in Scituate, MA.66 Thomas was baptized on 7 Sep 1645.130 Thomas died in Scituate, MA, on 1 Dec 1711; he was 66.73
Thomas first married Elizabeth Clap, second Deborah Briggs, probably Deborah (Hawke) Briggs, widow of John Briggs.
“Thomas and Elizabeth resided on the north side of Rotten March, but before 1680 Deacon King purchased Nathaniel Rawlins’ farm at Stony Cove Brook, and built the house now (1936) standing in ruins.”47
Thomas was a deacon of the church since the death of Deacon Thomas Robinson in 1676.47
“Dea. Thomas King’s will, dated 1711, gives ‘to son Daniel the homestead; (of Elder Thomas King, late deceased, on the neck); he allowing daughter Anne to live in the house. To son John a farm in Marshfield. To son George the farm where I now dewll, also a lot adjoining my brother Samuel Clap’s land. To daughter Mercy Winslow 30£. To daughter Anne King 30£. To son Ichabod, &c.’”56
On 20 Apr 1669 when Thomas was 23, he first married Elizabeth Clap (10254) , daughter of Dea. Thomas Clap (3597) (1597-20 Apr 1684), in Scituate, MA.376 Elizabeth died on 18 Mar 1698 in Scituate, MA.73 Born ca 1647.
Their children include:
On 15 Jun 1699 when Thomas was 53, he second married Deborah Hawke (6596) , daughter of Matthew Hawke (2689) (ca 1610-11 Dec 1684) & Margaret [Hawke] (-18 Mar 1684), in Scituate, MA.73 Born ca 1651 in Hingham, MA. Deborah was baptized in Hingham, MA, on 22 Mar 1651/2.50 Deborah died on 15 May 1711 in Scituate, MA.73
6696. Daniel King. Born on 4 Feb 1647/8 in Scituate, MA.73,66 Daniel died bef Jun 1691.
Daniel witnessed a deed on 23 Aug 1669.16 He was not mentioned in his father’s will of 30 Jun 1691.
6697. Sarah King. Born on 24 May 1650 in Scituate, MA.73,66 Sarah was baptized on 26 May 1650.130 Sarah died in Hingham, MA, on 20 Oct 1716; she was 66.50
Sarah first married Hopestill Bisbee, second Joseph Lincoln as his second wife.
In the Bisbee Family,15 and other sources, Sarah is said to have been married to Elisha Bisbee (Hopestill’s brother), rather than Hopestill Bisbee. Sarah’s father, Thomas, bequeathed in 1691 “to my daughter, Sarah Bisbey, the use and improvement of three acres of marsh land, up the river in Marshfield next to the ‘Gravely Beach’ there and so by upland side, during her natuaral live and the life of her husband.” At that time Elisha Bisbee was married to Mary Jacob, so Sarah King could not have been married to Elisha, but could have been married to Hopestill Bisbee.
ca 1680 Sarah first married Hopestill Bisbee (6393) , son of Elisha Bisbee (2659) (-ca 1689) & Joanna [Bisbee]. Born ca 1645 in Scituate, MA. Hopestill was baptized in the Second Church of Scituate, on 7 Sep 1645.73 Hopestill died on 12 Nov 1695 in Marshfield, MA.171
Hopestill was sworn as constable for Marshfield 5 Jun 1683 [Plym. Col. Rec., 6:107], served as juryman 6 Jul 1686 [Plym. Col. Rec., 6:196-7], and as a grand juryman Apr 1690 [Plym. Col. Rec., 6:237].
On 24 or 27 Feb 1695/6 when Sarah was 45, she second married Joseph Lincoln (8036) , son of Thomas “cooper” Lincoln (-28 Sep 1691) & Avis Lane (3000) (ca 1606-13 or 14 Feb 1682/3), in Hingham, MA.50 Born ca 1640. Joseph was baptized in Hingham, MA, on 20 Nov 1640.50 Joseph died on 18 Mar 1715/6 in Hingham, MA.50
Joseph first married Prudence Ford, second Sarah (King) Bisbee, widow of Hopestill Bisbee.
Joseph was a freeman 1670. He resided on the paternal homestead, which he inherited by will, North, near Beal St. His will was dated 5 Mar 1715.50
6698. John King. Born on 30 May 1652 in Scituate, MA.73,66 John died in Scituate, MA, on 26 Jul 1652.73,66
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