- Ronald P. Dufour
Hubbard, William (1621–14 September 1704), Puritan minister, was born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, the son of William Hubbard, a husbandman, and Judith Knapp. Hubbard came to New England with his family in 1635 and settled the same year in Ipswich, Massachusetts. He attended Harvard, studied medicine in addition to the standard curriculum, and graduated in 1642 with the first graduating class. He married Margaret Rogers in 1646; they had three children. Hubbard became a full church member and freeman in 1653. In 1656 he joined Rev. Thomas Cobbett as a ministerial colleague in the Ipswich church and was ordained in 1658....