- He was in Charleston, Massachusetts in 1639, as agent for Matthew Cradock, a merchant of London, the first nominal Governor of Massachusetts, but who never came to America. He went to Barbadoes and thence to England, in 1655, returning to America in 1656 aboard the Spedwell.
His will was proved on July 11, 1664, naming his wife, two children, and a brother, John. The estate inventoried at 1,869 pounds, 11s, 11d. It included lands in Boston, Charleston, Pennequid, and 21,000 acres near Windsor, on both sides of the Connecticut River.