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Capt Samuel Marshall
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Birth: May 7, 1630
Lincolnshire, England
Death: Dec. 19, 1675
Wickford
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA

~MY ANCESTOR~
The son of THOMAS MARSHALL, he was brought to Boston by his widowed father as a child. He married MARY WILTON of Northampton, Mass. and they lived in Windsor, Hartford Co., Conn.
He served as a juror, deputy, and was licensed to sell liquor from his home. In 1657/8 Corp. Samuel Marshall was a trooper from Windsor.
On Dec. 19, 1675, Capt. Samuel Marshall, while serving in the First Company under Major Robert Treat was killed outright during the Great Swamp Fight at South Kingston, Washington County, Rhode Island during the Narragansett or King Philip's War. His body was taken along with many others to Smith's Castle in Wickford, Rhode Island and buried in a mass grave.
The children of Samuel & Mary (Wilton) Marshall were:
Samuel, LYDIA (MARSHALL) HAWLEY (my ancestor), David, Thomas, Eliakim, John, and Elizabeth.

Top Picture: Inscription on plaque at the mass grave at Smith's Castle: HERE/ WERE BURIED/ IN ONE GRAVE/ FORTY MEN/ WHO DIED IN THE SWAMP FIGHT/ OR ON THE RETURN MARCH/ TO RICHARD SMITH'S BLOCK HOUSE/ DECEMBER, 1675
Middle Picture: Great Swamp Fight Monument south of Kingston, Washington Co., Rhode Island.
Bottom Picture: Richard Smith's home (Smith's castle) in Wickford, Rhode Island. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Wilton Marshall (1632 - 1683)*
 
 Children:
  Lidia Marshall Hawley (1656 - 1732)*
  Thomas Marshall (1663 - 1735)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Smiths Castle Mass Gravesite
Wickford
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Nov 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23098554
Capt Samuel Marshall
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Capt Samuel Marshall
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Capt Samuel Marshall
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RIP, 7th Great Grandfather
- Charlotte Savino
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014
Peace.
- Git 'Er Dug
 Added: Mar. 21, 2014
9th great-grandfather.
- Laura Hoffman
 Added: Dec. 12, 2013
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