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 Mecox Laid Out to Inhabitants, 1680

 

In 1679, Mecox is spoken of as "lately layed" (laid) out to the inhabitants, and in 1680, Hogneck to be "suddenly" (i. e. soon), divided.

The Names of the Eight Original "undertakers"

Edward Howell
Edmond Farrington
Edmund Needham
Thomas Sayre
Josiah Stanborough
George Welbe
Henry Walton
Job Sayre
Including Captain of the Vessel, Daniel How, making nine.

To these were added eleven other heads of families before the company departed from Lynn.

John Cooper
Allen Breed
William Harker
Thomas Halsey
Thomas Newell
John Farrington
Richard Odell
Philip Kyrtland
Nathaniel Kirtland
Thomas Farrington
Thomas Terry

During the next few years, the settlement was further increased by the following:

Richard Barrett
William Barker
William Barnes
John Bishop
Robert Bond (1643)
John Bostwick
Thomas Burnett
Ellis Cook
John Cory (1643)
Samuel Dayton
Fulk Davis
Christopher Foster
John Gosmer
Thomas Goldsmith
James Hampton
John Hand
James Herrick
Thomas Hildreth
John Jagger
John Jennings
John Jessup
Anthony Ludlam
John Lum or Loom
Robert Merwin
Richard Mills
John Moore
William Mulford
Robert Norris
John Oldfields
John Ogden
Henry Pierson
Richard Post
Joseph Raynor
William Rogers
Robert Rose
Richard Smyth
Richard Stratton
Thomas Talmage
Thomas Topping
William Wells (1643)
John White
Isaac Willman and
John Woodruff
Richard Barrett
William Barker
William Barnes
John Bishop
Robert Bond (1643)
John Bostwick
Thomas Burnett
Ellis Cook
John Cory (1643)
Samuel Dayton
Fulk Davis
Christopher Foster
John Gosmer
Thomas Goldsmith
James Hampton
John Hand
James Herrick
Thomas Hildreth
John Jagger
John Jennings
John Jessup
Anthony Ludlam
John Lum or Loom
Robert Merwin
Richard Mills
John Moore
William Mulford
Robert Norris
John Oldfields
John Ogden
Henry Pierson
Richard Post
Joseph Raynor
William Rogers
Robert Rose
Richard Smyth
Richard Stratton
Thomas Talmage
Thomas Topping
William Wells (1643)
John White

Many of these, however, stayed but a short time. The following is a list of families mentioned above, now extinct, or not residing in Southampton: Given Names not listed in book

Barker
Barnes
Barrett
Bond
Bostwick
Breed
Cory
Davis
Dayton
Farrington
Goldsmith
Gosmer
Hampton
Harker
Howe
Kyrtland
Lum
Mills
Merwin
Moore
Mulford
Newell
Norris
Odell
Ogden
Oldfields
Smyth
Stratton
Talmage
Walton
Welbe
Wells
Willman

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Source: Early History of Southampton, Long Island, New York, by George Rogers Howell, Second Edition, 1887.

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