About Margaret Bill
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- (III) Philip Bill, son of John (2) Bill, was born in England about 1620. He lived at Pulling Point in Boston, Massachusetts, where his mother Dorothy and brother James also settled. He moved to Ipswich, Massachusetts, and in 1667 or 1668 to New London, Connecticut, after spending some months visiting relatives at Pulling Point. He settled on the east side of the Thames river in that part of the town that was incorporated as Groton, in 1705, and became the owner of a large amount of real estate. He died July 8, 1689, of throat distemper, and his daughter Margaret died the same day. His widow Hannah married (second) Samuel Buckland, of New London, and died in 1709. Children: Philip, born about 1659; Mary, about 1661 ; 'Margaret, about 1663'; Samuel, about 1665; John, mentioned below ; Elizabeth ; Jonathan, baptized November 5, 1671 ; Joshua, born October 16, 1675.