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  • ID: I0769
  • Name: Samuel Varnum
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1619 in Lilborne Parrish, Northamptonshire, England
  • Death: BET 1683 AND 1702 in Dracut Mass
  • Military Service: King Phillip's War ; two sons killed by Indians before war
  • Event: Moved ABT 1664 Among First settlers of Dracut, Mass
  • Note: Immigrated to USA in 1635 with his parents at age 16. Indians killed his two oldest sons while crossing the river to milk the cows on 18 Mar 1676. Originally settled in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts. Owned farm on North side of Merrimac River (Drawcutt), purchased in 1665. Lived on South side of Merrimac River (Chelmford) on Military Fort. Reh: Purchased 1100 acres of land in "Drawcott upon Merrimack". Served in Narraganset Campaign (King Phillip War) 1676 B) Sgt, West Reg't of Essex, 1691 - 1692. VOD: On 11/25/1698, Samuel VARNUM's sons Thomas, John and Joseph VARNUM divided up land with Edw. "Coleburn"'s sons Thomas, Daniel, Ezra and Joseph "Coleburn". On 9/16/1703 (when Anne was Queen of England, Scotland, France and Ireland), Capt. John Bowers of Chelmsford conveyed to Thomas, John and Joseph VARNUM 500 acres of the Wamasett Purchase, bounded by the Merrimack River on the south and Beaver Brook on the East. On 3/4/1711, Joseph and Ruth VARNUM convey to John VARNUM one third of 340 acres, bounded by the Merimack River on the South, Capt. Sewell's land on the West, Long Pond on the North "Colburne"'s farm on the East and South-east. On 7/29/1712, Thomas, John and Joseph VARNUM divide up lands purchased by their father Samuel VARNUM, Capt. Webb and Thomas Richardson (see below) bounded on the North side by Old Meadow Brook. On 10/29/1713, Thomas and John VARNUM convey to Joseph VARNUM land bounded on the North side of the Merrimack River, Joseph's farm on the West, except 100 acres of the 500 acres that was already owned by Joseph from a parcel sold to him by John "COLEBURN". On 6/13/1735, Henry COLBURN of Dracutt, conveys to John VARNUM his 1/73 share of a previous conveyance (lot 26 in the 300 township Northwest of Rutland). !Ref: VOD p16 , NEHGR I & II VG p58 {-5}



    Father: George "Immigrant" Varnum b: ABT 1593 in Lilborne Parrish, Northamptonshire, England
    Mother: Hannah b: ABT 1600 in Glouchester, England

    Marriage 1 Sarah Langton b: ABT 1635 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass
    • Married: ABT 1656 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts
    Children
    1. Has Children Hannah Varnum b: 22 MAY 1661 in Ipswich, Essex, Mass
    2. Has No Children George Varnum b: BEF 1659
    3. Has No Children Samuel Varnum b: BEF 1659
    4. Has No Children Abraham Varnum b: 1659
    5. Has No Children Thomas Varnum b: 1662
    6. Has No Children John Varnum b: 1669
    7. Has No Children Joseph Varnum b: 1671
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