Pane-Joyce Genealogy
12993. John Wilson. Born on 6 Jul 1649. John was baptized in Boston, MA, on 8 Jul 1649.16
12994. Sarah Wilson. Born ca 1650 in Dorchester, MA. Sarah died ca 1725.

Paul and Sarah (Wilson) Batt had three children, born at Boston and Medfield.356
Ca 1672 Sarah first married Paul Batt, son of Christopher Batt (6 Jul 1601-10 Aug 1661) & Anne Baynton (23 Sep 1602-bef 21 May 1679). Born 18 Feb 1642/3 in Salisbury, CT. Paul died in Boston, MA in Jul 1678.
Their children include:
Sarah Batt (18 Jan 1673-10 May 1763)
In 1680 Sarah second married Lieut. Josiah Torrey, son of Capt. William Torrey (21 Dec 1608-20 Jun 1690) & Elizabeth Fry (-10 Jun 1690). Born on 28 Jan 1658. Josiah died in Mansfield, CT, on 30 Oct 1732; he was 74.356

William was deputy to the General Court and Clerk of the Court for many years. He resided at Medfield and other places in Massachusetts before finally settling at Mansfield.356
Their children include:
Rev. Josiah Torrey (9 Feb 1679/80-8 Oct 1723)
Margaret Torrey (19 Apr 1683-16 Apr 1752)
Elizabeth Torrey (3 May 1685-)
Mary Torrey (17 Apr 1689-Jan 1768)
John Torrey (4 Apr 1692-15 Dec 1740)
12995. Thomas Wilson. Born on 12 Sep 1652 in Medfield, MA.270 Thomas died on 14 Nov 1653; he was 1.
12996. Elizabeth Wilson. Born on 9 Nov 1653 in Medfield, MA.270 Elizabeth died on 19 Nov 1653.
12997. Elizabeth Wilson. Born ca Sep 1656 in Medfield, MA.270 Elizebeth, d. of John & Sarah, [torn] 1656 [rec. after Sept.]. Elizabeth died in Roxbury, MA on 19 Jul 1687.54

Elizabeth, of Medfield.
On 9 Nov 1681 Elizabeth married Rev. Thomas Weld (12775) , son of Thomas Weld (4360) (ca Jul 1626-17 Jan 1682/3) & Dorothy Whiting (4379) (ca 1628-31 Jul 1694).54 Born ca 1653 in Roxbury, MA. Thomas was baptized in Roxbury, MA, on 12 Jun 1653.78 Thomas died in Dunstable, MA on 9 Jun 1702.54 Education: Harvard 1671.

“According to John Eliot, ‘1679; mont 2, day 27, Mr. Tho. Weld Jun^r confessed & joyned to full communion’ in the First Church in Roxbury (Thwing, History of the First Church in Roxbury). He was Freeman 12 May, 1675; took the oath of allegiance in Roxbury, 1678 or 1679 (Boston Record Commission 29.153, 170). he graduated from Harvard College in the Class of 1671. He taught school in Roxbury: ‘28/2/1674, Roxbury; vote of all the feofees chose Mr. Thomas Weld, Jr., school master for the year ensuing.’ He studied theology with his uncle Ref. Samuel Danforth, Harvard, 1643; began to preach in Dunstable, 1 May 1679; gathered a church and was ordained 16 Dec., 1685; after the deposition of Andors, he represented Deerfield in the Genearl Court, 23 May, 1689. His labors at the pioneer town of Dunstable were much appreciated, and his early death lamented. A monument to him near the state line in the city of Nashua, N.H., makes the erroneous statement that he was ‘probably massacred by Indians while defending the settlement.’ A diary by John Marshall, under date of 1702, says: ‘Mem. on the 11^th day of June last, M^r Thomas Weld, the pastor of the Church of Dunstable was buryed he was an eminent preacher of the word of god, a man well beloued and much Lamented by them that knew him. His death is justly to be accounted a great Loss to the prouince in genrall and to the poor town of dunstable in particuler.’
    The conditions under which Thomas Weld began his ministry in Dunstable are reflected in a deed recorded in Middlesex county (Middlesex Deeds 13.64). According to this deed, Jonathan Tyng of Dunstable, for a consideration of a valuable sum of money, sold to Worshipful Peter Buckley, Esq., of Concord, to the Rev. Samuel Whitney of Billerica and to Mr. Cornelius Waldo Towl of Dunstable, farmers, as also to such of the proprietors of teh Town of Dunstable asare now residing in Dunstable, that is to say, Mrs. Mary Tyng, Mr. Thomas Weld, Samuel Warner, gent., John Blanchard, Robert Parris, John Cummings, gent., Isaac Cummings, John Cummings, Junr., Thomas Cummings, John Acres, Samuel French, Andrew Cooke, Thomas Lund, John Sollendine, Robert Usher, Robert Proctor, Christopher Read, Joseph Wrtght, Joseph Haskell, Obadiah Perry, Chrlstopher Temple, Francis Cooke, John Goole, Samuel Beale, Joseph Parker, Senr., all the right, titIe, interest, &c., which he had by virtue of a deed signed by John Ushind, alias Cassamassit, and Bess Nomphow, Indians, inhabitants of Weymessit, and land formerIy the property of Joseph Wheeler, also in Dunstable; and to Cornellus Waldo, Senr., of Dunstable, the whole farm of 700 acres in Dunstable; dated 29 Jan., 1683.
    “ln 1727, 27 April, Habijah lVeld (then of Woburn), gent., allas clerk, deeded to John Usher of Dunstable, cooper, several pleces of land in Dunstable, among them 35 acres adjoining the exact spot where the house was built for the first settled minister, on the west side of the Merrimack River, by measure 33 poles. That Rev. Thomas Weld died a naturel death rather than a violent one at the hands of Indians is proved by the account of his administrator, Nathanlel Brewer of Roxbury, who pald Dr. Minot £1:4s, Dr. Pres cot £ l:4s, and nurse Shedd £2, for attendance on him in his last illness (Middlesex Probate Records 6. 459). The charges for his funernl were £7 4s, 5d.
    “The inventory of Rev. Thomas Weld was taken by Rev. Nehemiah Walter, Timothy Stevens, and Samuel Williams in Roxbury, 18 Nov., l7O2; books ln Cambrldge by John Hancock and Thomas Clark, 25 Nov., 1702; and the estate in Dunstable by Robert Parris, Jonathan Richardson, and Joseph
Farwell, 24 Nov., 1702.”54
Their children include:
Elizabeth Weld (Died soon) (13 Oct 1682-bef 1684)
Thomas Weld (7 Feb 1683-21 Jul 1704)
Elizabeth Weld (Died soon) (5 Jan 1684-11 Apr 1686)
John Weld (Died soon) (5 Feb 1685-25 Jul 1686)
12998. Dr. John Wilson. Born on 18 Jun 1660 in Medfield, MA.270 John died in Braintree, MA, on 26 Dec 1728; he was 68.

John resided in New Haven, CT, and Medfield and Braintree, MA.
On 4 Jul 1683 when John was 23, he married Sarah Newton (20462) , daughter of Rev. Roger Newton (-7 Jun 1683) & Mary Hooker (7438) (ca 1624-4 Feb 1676), in New Haven, CT.64 Born 24 Jan 1661/2 in Milford, CT. Sarah was baptized 26 Jan 1661/2.64 Sarah died in Braintree, MA on 20 Aug 1725.

John Wilson and Sarah Newton were first cousins as their mothers were sisters.
Their children include:
Sarah Wilson (1 Apr 1684-11 Sep 1747)
Rev. John Wilson (31 May 1686-1713)
Elizabeth Wilson (31 Oct 1689-bef 1735)
Roger Wilson (20 Aug 1691-aft Jul 1754)
Edmund Wilson (27 Jul 1695-1747)
Alice Wilson (9 Jun 1698-May 1754)
Mary Wilson (16 Aug 1702-11 Aug 1789)
12999. Thomas Wilson. Born on 2 Mar 1662 in Medfield, MA.270 Thomas died in Medfield, MA, on 27 Nov 1662.
13000. Susannah Wilson. Born on 1 Dec 1664 in Medfield, MA.270 Susannah died in Mendon, MA, on 8 Jul 1748; she was 83.320

Grindall and Susanna were second cousins. His paternal grandmother and her paternal grandfather were siblings.

Susanna Rawson’s Letter to Cotton Mather:
    “After he had taken his first degree, he was invited by hie brother-in-law, the Rev. Mr. Samuel Torrey, to come to hie house, and study divinity there, which he did, with such proficiency, that he was advised to enter upon preaching. He preached his first Sermon at Medfield, with great acceptation; and after two months’ occasional performances at other places, he received an invitation to Mendon. He had been but a very short time here before the Secretaries from the neighboring town of Providence laboured to lead aside the people. While he had his meeting at one end of the town, they held a meeting at the other end. However, after he had disputed with them two or three times, they grew weary and left the Town.
    “Before he was ordained, he was invited unto other places, where he had a far greater prospect for his outward comfort in the World, than could be expected in such a small place, where there were but about twenty families Just recovering themselves from a tedious war. But those few sheep in the wilderness lay so much upon his heart, that it made him overlook many worldly enjoyments, if he might be instrumental to keep them in the truth. Indeed, he never seemed to have his heart set upon the world, but often used to say, He believed he should have enough to carry him unto his Journey’s end.
    “As he grew into more years, the care of the Churches more came upon him, the unwearied paine he took for them! There was not a council for many years in all the neighboring Towns, but he was at it. Also his voyage as a Chaplain with the Fleet that went unto Canada (a footnote says he received his appointment from the Gov., the same being confirmed by a vote in both houses, July 31, 1690) and the half year he spent in the service of God at Nantucket, will not soon be forgotten.
    “As for his pains with his own Flock (since exceeding increased unto more than an hundred families) for more than five and thirty years, he was a faithful labourer, in season and out of season; in public and in private, suiting himself to all occasions, that he might be profitable to his hearers; especially upon the death of any, old or young. He catechised, first in publick, on the Lord’s days, in the afternoones, afterwards he set times to catechise in the week. He divided the Town into five parts; and every Friday there was a meeting in one or other of them, where he preached a Sermon, and catechised the children which belonged unto the families there abouts. His pains in visiting the sick were unwearied; his prayers with them, without ceasing; at which the neighborhood would flock to the house where he came, as if it had been a lecture. The constitution of the people, and their affairs, he knew so well, that they thought they could carry on nothing well without him. God made him a groat Peace Maker, so that in all the thirty-five years of his continuance in the Town there was no considerable difference. Though his carriage were so sweet and easy that the weakest, and even a child might, in distress, talk to him, yet he had respect from all.
    “And oh! the oil, which he poured into the wounds of many distressed ones, both in the town and out of it!
    “He was the strictest observer of the Lord’s Day that I ever took notice of in my life; that neither child, nor servant, nor stranger, within his gate, was permitted anything but tended to religion. He was a strict observer of worship in his family, and the devotions in his retirements were such as no company nor business might ever put him by. He was a great reader of the Sacred Scriptures, and might say, ‘Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage’. His charity was as exemplary as his piety. And in his hospitality he would often say, he had rather want entertainment than good company.
    “As for his labours among the Indians, it was twenty-seven years since he undertook the work. It was thought two years was time little enough to learn their language in. But applying himself to the business, with God’s blessing on his extraordinary pains, it was not above nine months before he preached to the Indians to their good understanding.
    “Within two years they removed their habitations, to be so near him, that for a whole summer, his custom was, when he came from hie own English Congregation on the Lord's Day, about five o’clock to take about half an hour’s repose, and then go to the Indians, and pray with them, and preach to them, so that he performed three exercises every Lord’s day, while he had strength to attend them. His discouragements were great, in that there was so little good done among them. He judged a great occasion of it might be the strong drink, with which some of the English too often furnished them. I think no man could bear a greater testimony against it, and when he could find no other way to restrain it, at length he persuaded the Church to renew its Covenant; and a solemn day of Prayer with Fasting was kept on that occasion, and this article was made one of the engagements: That whoever should sell any strong drink to an Indian, should be counted a Covenant Breaker, and be dealt with in the Church accordingly, which put a considerable stop unto it. Some while before his death he had an illness, in which he lay weak and languishing, almost all the summer, and it was sinking unto his spirit, that he was, as he said, Like a dead man among the living. But God restored him to his publick ministry, which was so refreshing to him, that he would say, He desired nothing more in the world than that God would give him strength to preach, and bear his name among the people. And God so answered his desire, that he preached constantly every Lord’s day, till just three weeks before his death. -
    “But now the time drew near that he must die. At the first of his illness, he was desirous to have lived, if it had been the will of God, for the sake of his family; but his illness increasing on him, he was in a short time taken off from any thoughts or desires of life. I told him, it was a great favor of God unto him, that he had obtained mercy, to be found faithful in the work that God had called him to. He replied, with great humility: ‘Oh, the great imperfection! Oh, the great imperfection I have been guilty of! How little have I done for God!’
    “But then he further answered; ‘If it were not for the imperfection of the saints there would be no need of a Savior!’ And he added ‘In the Lord Jehovah I have righteousness and strength.’ I never heard the least impatient word proceed from him, in all the time of his illness; though his difficulties were beyond all expression, he would say to the standers by, He would have none of them have the least hard thought of God, for what they saw him endure. I told him one time He had meat to eat which the world knew not of! at which, lifting up his hands he said, ‘Lord, give me more and more of that meat!’ And he would often say, ‘I have waited for thy salvation, O Lord!’ Seeing his extreme difficulties I told him, One hour in the bosom of Jesus Christ would make him forget all these sorrows. His reply was ‘Oh! that I were in that bosom! Desiring one of the watchers to read unto him the twenty-third Psalm, at the end of every clause he said, ‘Amen!’ And on the last verse he said, ‘Amen; I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.’
    “But I cannot rehearse the hundredth part of the gracious words that came out of his mouth. That morning he died, he was on the wing to be gone unto the Eternal Mansions in his Father’s House. He said unto his Physician, Dear Brother, is there no comfortable prospect of Death? The Physician told him, he could not perceive he was adying, but thought it could not be long first. He replied, ‘Lord, give me Faith, give me Patience; Lord, how Long!’ In the latter part of the day we plainly perceived him to be drawing on. He then desired me, and all his children to be patient and let the Lord’s work be carried on. The last word he ever said was Come Lord Jesus, come quickly! It was on the Lord’s Day about sunset, February 6, 1714, that he resigned his soul into the hands of his dear Redeemer.”
On 30 Aug 1682 when Susannah was 17, she married Rev. Grindal Rawson (12167) , son of Edward Rawson (4144) (16 Apr 1615-27 Aug 1693) & Rachel Perne (5461) (ca 1619-11 Oct 1677), in Medfield, MA.270 Born on 23 Jan 1659 in Boston, MA.25 Grindal died in Mendon, MA 6 Feb 1714/5.512 Buried in Old Cemetery, Mendon. Education: Harvard 1678.

From Crane’s Rawson Family genealogy:320
    “His wife, writing to Dr. Cotton Mather, after the death of her husband, says, ‘after he had taken his first degree, he was invited by his brother-in-law, the Rev. Mr. Samuel Torrey, to come to his house and study divinity there, which he did, with such proficiency that he was advised to enter upon preaching. He preached his first sermon at Medfield, with great acceptation, and after two months’ occasional performances at other places, he received an invitation to Mendon,’ in the county of Worcester, Mass. This was Oct. 4, 1680. He continued to preach there until April 7, 1684, when he was permanently settled.
    “Cotton Mather, who was a classmate and friend of Grindal Rawson, in his preface to his sermon which he preached at the funeral of the latter, quotes in the language used by President Urian Oakes, at the Commencement of 1678, when he conferred the degrees on the class of that year. It appears that ‘he took notice of three’ [gave honorary degrees to?] John Cotton, Cotton Mather, and Grindal Rawson; and of the latter as follows [translated from the Latin]:
        “‘The third, somewhat high-sounding, is Grindal Rawson; sprung likewise from a most illustrious stock; for his Hon. father holds a high place in the State; the very pious and orthodox John Wilson, a truly apostolic man, was his great-grandmother’s brother [actually grandmother’s brother], and the Right Reverend Edmund Grindal, sometime Archbishop of Canterbury, a most saintly man, and in the Archbishopric little less than a Puritan, his great-great-grandmother’s brother. And my God grant that in learning, holiness and excellence of character, he3 may resemble both Wilson and Grindal.’
    “Cotton Mather, in his sermon referred to, says of Grindal Rawson:
    “‘“We generally esteemed him a truly pious man, and a very prudent one, and a person of temper, and every way qualified for a friend that might be delighted in. We honored him for his industrious oversight of the Flock in the wilderness which had been committed to him, and the variety of successful pains which he took for the good of those to whom God had therefore exceedingly endeared him. We honored him for his intellectual abilities, which procured frequent applications to him and brought him sometimes upon our most conspicuous theatres; and we usually took it for granted that things would be failry done where he had an hand in the doing of them. We honored him for his doing the work of an Evangelist among our Indians, of whose language he was a master that had scarce an equal, and for whose welfare his projections and performances were such as render our loss herein hardly to be repaired. Such services are Pyramids.” And Dr. Metcalf, in his forthcoming History of Mendon, remarks that “he was an excellent scholar and an eminent divine. His reputation as a theologian was of such a character that the General Court sometimes referred grave and serious questions of ecclesiastical polity to him for decision.” It is said, “he was complimented as being the General Court’s oracle.”’
    “The Rev. Grindal Rawson and the Rev. Samuel Danforth, pastor of the church in Taunton, were instructed by the Commissioners for the Propagation of the Gospel, in 1698 to visit the Indians in the American Plantations in New England and parts adjacent. The account given by them of their visit is quite interesting, and published in the Mass. Historical Collections, 1st series, vol. 10.
    “The following order was passed by the General Court, July 31, 1692: ‘Ordered, that the Rev. John Hale, Rev. Grindal Rawson, Mr. John Wise and Mr. John Emerson, Ministers of God’s word, be desired to accompany the General and Forces in the expedition against Canada, to carry on the worshipping of God in that expedition.’ Whether they, or either of them, accompanied the expedition under Sir William Phips in 1690 is unknown.
    “Several interesting anecdotes are recorded of the Rev. Grindal Rawson, in connectoin with Cotton Mather, but the limits of this memorial [Crane’s Rawson Family genealogy] will not permit of their insertion.
    “Grindal Rawson was the author of a work entitled ‘Confession of Faith,’ written in the Indian and English tongues. Two, at least, of his sermons were published; one, an Artillery Election sermon, ‘preached to and at the request of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Comapny, in 1703;’ the other, an Election sermon, ‘preached before his Excellency the Governor, the Hon. Council and Representatives of teh Province of Massachusetts Bay, in New England, on May 25, 1709.’ This latter serman was, in its tone, bold, manly and eloquent, and ‘published by the desire of the House of Representatives.’ A more extended notice of Grindal Rawson may be found in Cotton Math’s ‘Mantissa,’ in his preface to his sermon before mentioned. He died ‘on the Lord’s day, about sunset, Feb. 6 1715, a. 56.’
    “The following are the epitaphs on the gravestones erected to the memory of himself and wife, in the burying-ground in Mendon:
    “‘Here lyeth Interr’d / the Body of the Reverend Mr. / GRINDAL RAWSON, / The late faithful and learned Pastor / of the church of Christ in Mendon, / who died Feby. 6, 1715, / and entered 6 days into y^e 57th. year / of his age Deceased the 35th. / year of his ministry / The memory of the Just is Blessed.’
    “‘Here lies inter’d y^e / Remains of Mrs. Susan-/na Rawson, Relect of / y^e late Rev. Mr. Grindal / Rawson Pastor of y^e / Church of Christ in / Mendon and daughter / to y^e Rev. Mr. John Wil / son 1st Minister of ye / Gospel in Medfield / who departed this life / July 8th A Domini 1748 / in y^e 84th year of her age.’”

Rev. Grindall Rawson d. 6 Feb 1714/5, “Entered 6 Days into ye 57th year of his age. Deceased the 35th year of his ministry”.
Their children include:
Edward Rawson (Died soon) (ca 1683-21 Nov 1683)
Edward Rawson (Died young) (1684-21 Nov 1688)
John Rawson (Died soon) (26 Apr 1685-26 May 1685)
Susannah Rawson (3 Oct 1686-11 Aug 1762)
Dea. Edmund Rawson (8 Jul 1689-20 Nov 1768)
Wilson Rawson (23 Jun 1692-1 Dec 1726)
John Rawson (1 Oct 1695-)
Mary Rawson (22 Jun 1699-9 Apr 1776)
Rachel Rawson (6 Sep 1701-ca 1802)
David Rawson (Died soon) (25 Oct 1703-18 Jan 1703/4)
Rev. Grindall Rawson (6 Sep 1707-27 Mar 1777)
Elizabeth Rawson (21 Apr 1710-)
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