William Moody Jr.
1David Webster Hoyt, The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts: with Some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich. . ., p. 248 (1897).
"1 WILLIAM MOODY, of Newbury, "saddler," m. Sarah -----, who d. Jan. 13, 1672-3[Nb]. He came from Ipswich, Eng., to Ipswich, Mass., 1634; to Nb. 1635; oath free. May 6, 1635; d. Oct. 25, 1673[Nb]. Children
2 I SAMUEL,2 b. ----; m, Nov. 30, 1657, Mary Cutting. +
3 II JOSHUA,2 b. ab. 1632; m. 1st, [Martha?] Collins; 2d, Ann ----. +
4 III CALEB,2 b. ab. 1637; m. 1st, 1659, SARAH2 PIERCE; 2d, 1665, JUDITH2 BRADBURY. +.".
1John C. J. Brown, The Atherton Family in England, NEHGR Vol. 35, p. 67 (Jan 1881).
"The extract given below may refer to the Major Gen., Humphrey Atherton, who, upon his way home to Dorchester, after a review of the troops on Boston Common, Sept. 17, 1661, was killed by being thrown from his horse, which stumbled over a cow lying in the road.
"Inquisition taken at Wigan, 18 January, 11th James---1613-14, before Edward Rigbye, Esq., Escheator, after the death of Edmund Atherton of Winstanley, by oath of Robert markland of Wigan, Gentleman, and the other jurors named in the previous inquisition, who say that the said Edmund was seised of a messuage in Billindge and 4 acres of arable land, 4 acres of meadow and 6 acres of pasture thereto belonging, which are held of Richard Fleetwood, Knt. and Bart. as his Barony of Newton, in free and commonsoeage by fealty and a pepper-corn rent, and are worth per annum (clear) 20s.
" Edmund Atherton died 10 April last (1613) ; Humphrey Atherton, his son and next heir is aged at the time of taking this Inquisition 4 years and 3 months or there abouts.".".