Born by about 1614 ("deposed 20 (11) 1654" aged about 40; the age given in his petition of about 1688 is probably exaggerated by about a decade). A mason who came to Massachusetts Bay in 1633. First settled in Charlestown; then moved to Malden, then Casco by 1662, & finally back to Malden. Died in Malden after 1692. Married by 1635 Elizabeth, daughter of widow Prudence Wilkinson; she was admitted to Charlestown church 19 January 1639/40; apparently died after 1692.