I would recommend the source "Genealogical Dictionary of First Settlers of New England, Before 1692" by James Savage; a 4-volume series, alphabetical listing early settlers and their families, etc. It is available at many libraries, and at Ancestry.com, and online at USgennet.
It uses lots of abbreviations, such as those that were in the quote I posted.
br. = brother
s. = son
f. = father
d. = daughter
serv. = servant
Savage also did not repeat last names for every person, hence phrases like s. of first Richard, meaning son of the first Richard Treat listed under the Treat surname. Also, be sure to also look up various spellings.
Tip: When sources are in conflict, I go with the ones that are transcriptions of church or town records over specific family genealogies, especially online trees.
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