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  • ID: I36312
  • Name: Samuel Smith
  • Given Name: Samuel
  • Surname: Smith
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 Jan 1639 in Westerfield, Conn. 1
  • Death: 10 Sep 1703 1 2 3 1
  • Event: Alt. Birth 17 Jan 1639 Wethersfield, CT 2 3 1
  • Event: Alt. Death 10 Sep 1703 Hadley, Hampshire, MA 2 3 1
  • Event: Notes
  • Note:
    «u»«b»Samuel Smith,«/u»«/b» son of Reverend Henry Smith, and Dorothy his wife, of Wetherfield Connecticut, resided from 1666 to about 1679 in Northampton, and then removed to Hadley, where he died September 10, 1703 at age 64.

    He was a Lieutenant in King Philip's War
    «b»rdrb«b»rdrdb«b»rdrw20«b»rsp20 Ebenezer, son of Samuel and Mary Ensign Smith, removed about 1698 from Hadley to Suffield and died September 15, 1728. He married Sarah, widow of James Barlow and daughter of Thomas Huxley of Suffield.
    «/b»
  • Event: Note
  • Note:
    Samuel Smith, the son of Rev. Henry and Dorothy Smith, was born in 1638 in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Samuel married a girl named Mary Ensign, daughter of James Ensign and Sarah Elson, in 1662. Mary was born in 1649, in Hartford, Connecticut.
    Mary's father James Ensign, was from Rye, Sussex, England, was the second of your ancestors to make the voyage to New England around 1634. James was at Cambridge Massachusetts in 1634, a freeman in 1635, moved to Hartford in 1639, was a constable in 1649 and 1662, a chimney viewer in 1655 and a townsman in 1656. His name appears on Hartford's Founders Monument. He was the founding member of 1st Congregational Church, Hartford, and member of 2nd Congregational Church in 1670. His will dated November 23, 1670, with an inventory taken December 23, 1670, valued at 729.2 pounds.
    Mary's 3rd Great-grandparents were Nicholas Tufton and Margaret Hever. Margaret was the daughter and heir of John Hever of Cranbrook, Kent, England. John Hever was a descendant of the Hevers of Kent, the founders of Hever Castle. Walter de Hever, was the first owner of Hever Castle. William de Hever, Sheriff in the reign of Edward I, became owner of Hever Castle in 1270, the year the Gatehouse was constructed. Ownership then passed to Thomas de Hever in 1300, William de Hever in 1340, and in 1360 to Joan de Hever, who married Sir Reginald de Cobham. Passing through eight more proprietors, in 1505 Hever Castle became the home of Sir Thomas Bullen, whose daughter Anne Boleyn was the second wife of Henry VIII. Upon the death of Sir Thomas Bullen, Hever Castle reverted to the Crown, and Henry granted ownership to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, as part of the divorce settlement in 1540. Hever Castle was magnificently restored by William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor of Hever, a double moat, gardens and a Tudor Village surround Hever Castle today.
    Samuel and Mary lived at Northampton, Massachusetts from 1666 to 1680, then moved to Hadley, Massachusetts to care for his widowed mother, Dorothy Smith Russell. Included in the letter referring to his father was the following reference to his stepfather, John Russell: "he was sometimes a little short of ye Charity which thinketh no Evil, at ye least I was wont to think so when his Hand was too heavy on my Shoulders & I remembered ye sweetnesse & ye Charity of my firste Father, but on ye whole said he was a Goode Man & did well by my Mother & her children & no doubt we did often try his wit & temper."
    Samuel died September 10, 1703, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, aged 65, and his wife, Mary died in July 1723, in Suffield, Connecticut, aged 73.
    Samuel and Mary had eight children Sarah, Dorothy, Samuel, Ebenezer, Ichabod, Mary, James, and Preserved Smith.

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  • _UID: A40C6D5494CAD14FA994F898171912DDDB81
  • Change Date: 30 Sep 2010 at 14:51
  • Note:


    Samuel SMITH - b. Jan. 27, 1639, Wethersfield, CT; d. Sep. 10, 1703, Hadley, MA. Son of Henry SMITH and Dorothy COTTON. Lived at Northampton, MA 1666-1680, then moved to Hadley, MA to care for widowed mother. Included in the letter referring to his father was the following reference to his stepfather, John Russell: "he was sometimes a little short of ye Charity which thinketh no Evil, at ye least I was wont to think so when his Hand was too heavy on my Shoulders & I remembered ye sweetnesse & ye Charity of my firste Father, but on ye whole said he was a Goode Man & did well by my Mother & her children & no doubt we did often try his wit & temper." Married about 1662, probably at Hartford, CT.




    Father: Henry Smith b: 1588 in Norwich, Norfolk, England
    Mother: Dorothy Cotton b: 1605

    Marriage 1 Mary Ensign b: 1 Aug 1639 in Hartford, CT
    • Married: 1662 in Wethersfield, CT 2 3 1
    • Change Date: 14 Aug 2010
    Children
    1. Has Children Ebenezer Smith b: 1668 in Northampton, Hampshire, MA
    2. Has Children Samuel Smith b: 1663 in Suffield, Hartford, CT
    3. Has No Children Sarah Smith b: 1665 in Wethersfield, CT
    4. Has No Children Dorothy Smith b: 1667 in Northampton, Hampshire, MA
    5. Has Children Ichabod Smith b: 24 Jan 1670 in Northampton, Hampshire, MA
    6. Has No Children Mary Smith b: 19 Jan 1673 in Northampton, Hampshire, MA
    7. Has Children James Smith b: 12 Jun 1675 in Northampton, Hampshire, MA
    8. Has Children Preserved Smith b: Aug 1677 in Northampton, Hampshire, MA

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: The Pettypooletree ged file, started in 1999 from J Poole's research in 1986.
      Title: (The Pettypoole Tree GEDCOM file was submitted by J H Poole, Jr.; rjpoole1@juno.com.) This is an internet Ged file of the compliled genealogical research of John h. Poole, Jr., started in 1986. It was gathered from many individual family informants: such Margaret Mills McGehee, Mabel McGehee Lillie, Marie Parent Poole, Theodora Poole Rogers, Margaret Ann McGehee Samuel, Rev. Pool, Virginia Lobdell Jennings, Margaret Brokaw, Hughrene McCrainie, Judith Williams Coates, Mr. & Mrs. Lamar "Ollie" Poole, Gilbert Mills, Mr. & Mrs. Keller McKowen, Dolph McKowen, Inez Hatley Hughes, Polly Poole Craig, Liz Poole Miesch and many other internet databases. To them all, I deeply owe them my thanks.
    2. Abbrev: 11615-2.ftw
      Title: 11615-2.ftw
      Note:
      Call number:
      Text: Date of Import: 21 Feb 1999
    3. Abbrev: john herrice smith a57344.FTW
      Title: john herrice smith a57344.FTW
      Note:
      Call number:
      Text: Date of Import: Apr 23, 2005
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