DRURY. 1. John Drury was born in London in 1616, son of Obed Drury of London, a descendant of John de Drury, whose father came with William the Conqueror. He came with Governor Win-throp Company, 1635. He called himself George, and was aged 19 years. He went with Dr. Elliott's Company to the mouth of the Connecticut, but, later, returned and settled in Sudbury, where he received a grant of land in 1641. In 1646, he went to Boston, where he engaged extensively in mercantile business, was very successful, and left a large property. He was a member of the First Church, Lieutenant of Artillery in 1659, Proprietor of Castle Tavern, and had lands near Mill Bridge. He married, 1645, Lydia Rice. He died in July, 1689. His wife died April 5, 1675. Both were buried in King's Chapel Ground, Tremont Street, Boston. 2. John, born in Sudbury, March 2, 1646. He was a house car- penter and moved to Boston. He was a member of Old South Church in 1672, Lieutenant in King Philip's War in 1675, and was considered a wealthy man for his time. He married Mary (the widow of Ed. Fletcher, who was a Nonconformist Minister of Dunsborn Rectory, Gloucestershire. Her maiden name is unknown). He died in 1678. Children: Thomas, Lydia, Mary, Mercy, Elizabeth, John. 3. Thomas, born in Boston, August 10, 1668. He settled in Fram- ingham, and was Town Clerk eleven years, from 1700; Schoolmaster, 1713 ; Lieutenant of Militia, 1713; and Captain, 1719. He married Rachel, daughter of Henry Rice, Dec. 15, 1687. Children: Thomas, Caleb, John, Mary, Rachel, Lydia, Elizabeth, Micah, Uriah. 4. Thomas. He was born August 29, 1690 ; married, June 10, 1719, Sarah, daughter of Capt. Isaac and Sarah (Stow) Clark, born August 5, 1701. He died April 10, 1743. Children: Thomas, Mary, Abigail, Rachel, Thankful, Sarah, Benjamin, Mary, Elizabeth. 5. Sarah. She was born in 1734, and, July 16, 1755, married Richard Rice of Natick.
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