|Birth: ||Apr. 22, 1737|
|Death: ||Jan. 2, 1820|
"Samuel Bancroft served as 2nd Lieutenant in Capt. Wm. Cooley's 9th Co., Col John Moseley's 3rd Regt., Hampshire Co., Mass., Militia; marched to reinforce Northern Army. Commissioned 26 April, 1776." via Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War, volume 1
His parents were the first settlers (1735) of Granville. Samuel Bancroft and his bride, Sarah White, left the settlement of West Springfield, and settled about six miles away in the Wilderness of Bedford.
Sarah White's legacy of the colonial descent from the Mayflower?/Pilgrim ancestors, one hundred and fifteen years on American soil. Women like Sarah had the determination of character which it took to sustain life and success of the hardy pioneer.
Samuel Bancrofts ancestors were from a well established in New England. Samuel was described as a man of average size, but, kind-hearted and vivacious and industrious.
Samuel Bancroft (1711 - 1788)
Sarah White Bancroft (1718 - 1802)
Elizabeth Spelman Bancroft (1740 - 1836)*
Tabitha Bancroft Barlow (1763 - 1851)*
Jonathan Barber Bancroft (1781 - 1878)*
Samuel Bancroft (1737 - 1820)
Lemuel Bancroft (1741 - 1801)*
John Bancroft (1750 - 1836)*
Ruth Bancroft Strickland (1756 - 1813)*
Main Road Cemetery
Maintained by: M Cooley
Originally Created by: Beckie Cross
Record added: Aug 15, 2010
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