William Rusco came from Billericay in County Essex England. He was born about 1594. In April of 1635 he and his family left the Port of London on the ship Increase bound for New England. His wife was Rebecca born about 1595, Daughters Sarah, born about 1626, Mary or Marie born about 1628, Sons Samuel born about 1630, and William born about 1634. Rebecca may have died on the voyage over or shortly after arriving in Cambridge, Massachusetts and in 1636 William married the widow Esther Musse. He soon moved to Hartford, Conn. where he was an Originial Propritor and keeper of the prison. He had another son that he named Samuel born March 12, 1648. His daughter Sarah married Henry Cole Dec. 10, 1646 and his daughter Mary married Hugh Wells August 19, 1647. Need additional information on this family, their ancestors and descendants in the male line.