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The History of the Faxon Family
JOANNA FAXON2, dau. of Thomas and Joane Faxon, b. in England about 1626, m. Sept. 7, 1647, Anthony Fisher, Jr., of Dedham, Mass., afterwards called of Dorchester. He was born at Sylesham near Eye in the county of Suffolk, on the border of Norfolk. He arrived in the country in 1637. He was made a freeman in 1646. He died Feb. 13, 1670. She died Oct. 16, 1694. The amount of the inventory of his estate was œ359 5s. 2d. Houses, land, etc., situated in Dedham are mentioned. Inventory taken April 7, 1670. (Suff. Prob. 7 : 50.) He seems to have been a very active business man, had important grants of land, and was associated with Capt. Lusher. On the Mass. Records, they are spoken of as Lusher and Fisher in co-partnership. (Mass. Rec., Vol. IV. Part I, p. 117.) He was joined with Thomas Faxon1 in the administration of estates, and his name appears as witness to deeds of Thomas1. Upon the decease of Thomas1 in 1680, Mrs. Fisher was placed in charge of the estate for the benefit of the grandson, Thomas3. (Suff. Prob. 9: 19.)
Children born in Dedham:
5.Mehitable3, b. June 27, 1648; no subsequent record found.
6.Josiah3, b. May 1, 1654; m. Meletiah Bullen, Jan. 27, 1679.She d. April 23, 1693. He m. Joanna Morse, Sept. 1, 1693. He probably d. April 12, 1736. Meletiah was the dau. of Samuel and Mary (Morse) Bullen.
7.Sarah3, b. Oct. 27, 1658; m. John Guild, May 22, 1677, probably son of John and Elizabeth Guild, b. Nov. 29, 1649.
8.Elizabeth3, b. Sept. 18, 1669; m. John Ellis, March 10, 1686.She probably d. Sept. 14, 1724.