A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, Before 1692 Volume #2 Hallowell-Hanbury
By James Savage
RICHARD, Kennebeck 1665, k by the Ind. 1676, at the same time with capt. Thomas Lake, when all his fam. of sixteen were either k. or car. into captiv. Elizabeth his wid. m. John Rowden of Salem.
Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire Genealogical Publish Co. Baltimore
Rowden, Capt. John from Salem where he had a 1st w. Mary, m. 2d wid. Elizabeth Hammond (4) after 1677, and liv. on her estate on the Kennebec, prob. on the west side near Merrymeeting bay. Commissioner, 1687. Bef. 4 Sept. 1688 both were taken prisoner by Ind. (her 2d captivity) and Capt. Rowden, at least, never returned.