Samuel Smith
(1602-1680)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Elizabeth (Wife Of Samuel Smith)

Samuel Smith 7

  • Born: 1602, England
  • Died: 1680, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts

   General Notes:

Samuel, the emigrant ancestor with his wife Elizabeth, each aged 32, and
children Elizabeth aged 7, Samuel aged 9, Mary aged 4 and Philip age 1,
sailed from Ipswich, England, Apr 30, 1634; landed at Boston, June, 1634. He
settled at Watertown and was admitted freeman Sept. 3, 1634; soon removed to
Wethersfield, Connecticut., of which town he was one of the most prominent citizens:
Lieut. deputy to the General Court in 1641, and in every year from 1643 to
1653 and also 1655 and 1656. He was one of the signers of the agreement in
April, 1659, to remove within the jurisdiction of Massachusetts, and he
became one of the founders of Hadley in the same year. He was a leading
citizen of Hadley; deputy to the General Court nearly all the time to 1673;
one of the first board of selectmen and much employed in the public service.
His home lot in Hadley was No. 6 on the east side street commencing at the
north.

   Marriage Information:

Samuel married Elizabeth (Wife Of Samuel Smith). (Elizabeth (Wife Of Samuel Smith) was born in 1602 in England and died on 16 Mar 1686 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.)


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