|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1696|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 1778|
Capt. Samuel Eno, Esq., s. of James Eno, Jr. and Abigail Bissell, b. July 7, 1696 at Windsor, Conn and d. there Aug. 17, 1778, Æ 83. Samuel was a farmer and lived all his life at Windsor.
Samuel was Lieut. of the Windsor Train Band in Oct. 1740 and Capt. in May 1744; a deputy from Windsor to the Connecticut Assembly in 1749/50 and 1754/5; and a Justice of the Peace from 1749 to 1770. One record says that Samuel's wife Eunice "took upon herself to exhort and preach Baptist doctrines, was ordered to desist, but not obliging, was (although pregnant at the time) thrown into jail."
On Dec. 24, 1735 at Windsor, Conn., Samuel m. Eunice Marshall, dau. of Thomas Marshall and Mary Drake. She was b. May 3, 1709 at Windsor and d. at Windsor May 7, 1792, Æ 84. They had the following seven children of record at Windsor:
• i. Eunice Eno, b. Mar. 14, 1736/7, d. nine days later on Mar. 23, 1736/7.
• ii. Samuel Eno, Jr., b. Apr. 19, 1738, d. Oct. 29, 1816 at Windsor, Conn., Æ 79; m. May 7, 1777 at Wintonbury Parish (now Bloomfield, Conn.), Mercy Gillett, dau. of Jonah Gillett and Elizabeth Hoskins, and widow of Ebenezer Manley. She was b. Feb. 23, 1745/6 at Windsor and d. at Windsor Oct. 1, 1792, Æ 47. On Dec. 23, 1762 at the age of 16, Mercy m. 1) Ebenezer Manley at Wintonbury Parish by whom she had five children. Ebenezer Manley d. at Wintonbury May 4, 1776, Æ 38 [Wintonbury Chh. Rec.], but may have died elsewhere as a combatant in the Rev. War. Samuel Eno, Jr. was a soldier in the Rev. War with a company organized at Barkhamsted, Conn.
• iii. Eliphalet Eno, b. Mar. 29, 1741, d. Sept. 14, 1833 at Torrington, Conn.; m. Aug. 31, 1789 at Torrington, Sarah Whiting, dau. of John Whiting and Sarah Foster, b. Dec. 1, 1750 at Farmington, Conn. Four known children of the family.
• iv. Lieut. Daniel Eno, b. Apr. 12, 1742, d. Dec. 9, 1797 prob. at Colebrook, Conn., Æ 56; m. Jan. 23, 1783 at Windsor, Esther Phelps, claimed to be the dau. of Moses Phelps and Sarah Meacham [Phelps Family in America], b. May 21, 1754 at Mansfield, Conn. Esther, the wife of Lieut. Daniel, d. at Colebrook, Conn. July 10, 1787. Four children of the family.
• v. Ashbel Eno, b. Aug. 2, 1744, d. unmarried at Windsor Aug. 7, 1821, Æ 41.
• vi. Eunice Eno, b. Oct. 5, 1746, d. unmarried at Windsor Aug. 28, 1818, Æ 72.
• vii. Moses Eno, b. Aug. 13, 1752, d. unmarried at Windsor Oct. 24, 1826, Æ 75.
James Eno (1651 - 1714)
Abigail Bissell Eno (1661 - 1728)
Eunice Marshall Eno (1709 - 1792)
Eunice Eno (1737 - 1737)*
Samuel Eno (1738 - 1816)*
Daniel Eno (1742 - 1797)*
Ashbel Eno (1744 - 1821)*
Moses Eno (1752 - 1826)*
Ann Eno Case (1682 - 1760)*
William Eno (1684 - 1763)*
John Eno (1693 - 1757)*
Samuel Eno (1696 - 1778)
Susannah Eno Phelps Emans (1699 - 1773)*
David Eno (1702 - 1745)**
On the large table-top memorial at Palisado Cemetery at Windsor, Conn., the beginning of the memorial states:
In Memory of Samuel Eno Esqr and Mrs Eunice his wife: He Died August 17th AD 1778 in the 83d Year of his Age: she Died May 7th AD 1792: in the 84th Year of her Age...
[see caption to the top photo of the table-top memorial for the full inscription]
On the day that Samuel died he was 82 years old, and Ætatis (i.e., Æ, "Aged," in the XX year of his Age) 83.
Maintained by: Don Blauvelt
Originally Created by: Jeffrey Mills
Record added: Aug 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41024179
The Heraldry Shield of the De Henno Family of Mons Attached to Captain Samuel Eno|
Added: Aug. 3, 2011
Added: Aug. 23, 2009