|Birth: ||Feb. 12, 1592|
|Death: ||Nov. 10, 1677|
Rhode Island, USA
Father: Thomas Gorton 1566-1611
Mother: Ann Gorton
Spouse: Mary MAPLETT
B: 12 March 1609
D: 28 May 1734
Familysearch lists her dates as above.
Marriage:20 May 1628
St. Mary Magdalene, Old Fish St., London, England
"1637, March: Samuel Gorton landed in Boston, Massachusetts at the age of forty-four years, with his wife, his eldest son Samuel, then six years of age, and one or more other children."
The children of Samuel and Mary (Marpet) Gorton were:
1) Samuel, born 1630 and married Susanna Burton;
2) Mary, married (1st) Peter Greene and (2nd) John Sanford; 3) Maher married Daniel Cole;
4) John married Margaret Weeden;
5) Benjamin married Sarah Carder;
6) Sarah married William Mace;
7) Ann married John Warner;
8) Elizabeth married John Crandall and
9) Susanna married Benjamin Boston.
Samuel Gorton b: 11 JAN 1630 in Gorton, Lancaster, England
Mary Gorton b: BET 1631 AND 1632
Sarah Gorton b: BET 1638 AND 1639
*John Gorton b: 1640 in Gorton, Manchester (Lancashire) England
Elizabeth Gorton b: 28 NOV 1641 in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
Mahershallal Hashbaz Gorton b: 1642
Ann Gorton b: 5 JUN 1644
Susanna Gorton b: ABT 1649 in Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island
Benjamin Gorton b: 1648
Thank you Superkentman for below information.
Governor of Rhode Island
Preceeded by Nicholas Easton [1593-1675] and succeeded by Gov. Gregory Dexter [1610-1700].
Mary Maplet Gorton (1609 - 1646)*
Elizabeth Gorton Crandall (1641 - 1704)*
Anna Gorton Warner (1644 - 1750)*
Susannah Gorton Barton (1649 - 1734)*
Note: grave is in a small memorial park with a bench, a stone, and a plaque commemorating the place where his home once stood on Warwick Neck Ave.
Governor Samuel Gorton Lot
Rhode Island, USA
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Originally Created by: Superkentman
Record added: Nov 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31050767