Name origin: From Saxon word signifying a wood, a grove.
b.1590 of Plymouth, MA; s/o parents ukn
d.aft.Dec. 10, 1657 Scituate, MA
m.Oct. 4, 1608 Barstable, MA Catherine Garteud
d.1670 Plymouth, MA
From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: JAMES, tanner, erected first tannery at Plymouth, Mass., 1640, one of the original purchasers Dartmouth, Mass.
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