Waldron, William a Congregational minister, was the son of captain Richard Waldron, of Portsmouth, N. H., and grandson of major Richard Waldron, of Dover, who was murdered by the Indians in 1689, at the age of eighty years. William was born in Portsmouth, N. H., Nov. 4, 1697, and graduated from Harvard College in 1717. When the New Brick Church in Boston was founded, he became its minister, being ordained May 22, 1722. He died Sept. 11, 1727. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 1, 316.