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Samuel Nasson
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1745
Portsmouth
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1800
Ballston Spa
Saratoga County
New York, USA

Samuel married

1] on 8 August 1765
at Stratham, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Mary SHORES
{daughter of Peter SHORES
and Susannah BALL}
Samuel and Mary were the parents of;
Peter, William, Susannah, Samuel,
George Hodgkins, Mary.

2] on 4 March 1778 at York, York, Maine
Joanna TILDEN.
Samuel and Joanna were the parents of;
Thomas, Harriet Matilda, Joanna, Sophia.

Samuel served in the American Revolution from York as quartermaster and captain, receiving the rank of major in the militia
at a later time.
By 1778 he settled at Sanford where he opened a store at Sanford Corner.
He was one of the foremost men in Sanford of his time; he served as selectman, town clerk, town treasurer, representative to the General Court, and a delegate to the Massachusetts convention that ratified the U.S. Constitution.
He died in New York while on a visit.

Son of William NASSON and Mary HODGKINS.

SANFORD HISTORIAN - Paul Robie:
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Samuel was originally interred in one of the oldest cemeteries in Sanford, located at the corner of Main and Roberts Streets.
Reason for re-interment was to construct
a municipal building on that site.
When they exhumed his remains, nothing
was to be found as it had turned to ashes.
When a person is not actually buried in Oakdale cemetery, there is no card in the caretakers office.
His stone is to the right of Joanna's and is inscribed with his initials only. (very faint). Their stones were removed from the old burial site to make room for the building.
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Mary Nasson (1745 - 1774)
  Joanna Tilden Nasson (1744 - 1835)
 
 Children:
  Peter Nasson (1766 - 1784)*
  Susannah Nasson Colcord (1768 - 1793)*
  Harriet Matilda Nasson Allen (1782 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakdale Cemetery
Sanford
York County
Maine, USA
 
Maintained by: Ralph Gowen
Originally Created by: jonathan grimm
Record added: Sep 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41717287
Samuel Nasson
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Samuel Nasson
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