1J.H. Beers & Co., Representative Men and Old Families of Southeastern Massachusetts, Vol. 1, p. 299 (1912).
"(I) Richard Gurney, an inhabitant of Weymouth, and a freeman of 1681, had there by his wife Rebecca (probably a daughter of John Taylor): Joseph, born Feb. 23, 1664-65; and Mary, born Sept. 9, 1667.".