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Deacon Samuel Edson
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1613
Fillongley
Warwickshire, England
Death: Jul. 19, 1692
Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

"Samuel Edson was living in Salem in 1655; removed to Bridgewater; deacon; representative; married Susanna ____; died July 9, 1692, aged 80; she died Feb 20, 1699-1700; children: 1. Samuel: married Susanna Byrum; 2. Joseph; 3. Joseph; 4. Susanna; married Rev. James Keith; 5. Elizabeth; married Richard Phillips of Weymouth; 6. Mary; married Nicholas Byrum in 1676; 7. Sarah; married John Dean of Taunton Nov. 7, 1663; 8. Bethiah; married Ezra Dean Dec. 17, 1678." courtesy of Billie Jasper 48331425 
 
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 Spouse:
  Susanna Bickley Edson (1618 - 1699)*
 
 Children:
  Susanna Edson Keith (1640 - 1705)*
  Sarah Edson Deane (1641 - 1717)*
  Samuel Edson (1645 - 1719)*
  Mary Edson Byram (1647 - 1727)*
  Josiah Edson (1651 - 1734)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
SAMUEL & SUESANAH EDSON
INTERD HE JULY Ye 20, 1692 & SHE
FEBRUARY Ye 20, 1699 HE AGED
80 7 SHE AGED 81 YEARS
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The plaque reads: In honored memory of Deacon Samuel Edson
Bapt. Sept. 5, 1613 Fillongley, Warwickshire, England
An original proprieter of Bridgewater he, with 56 share holders including Miles Standish and "Goodman Alden" bought the land Mar. 23, 1649 from Chief Massasoit the "White man's friend to the Pilgrim fathers"
Deacon Edson built the first grist mill in Bridgewater on this site where these mill stones testify to his courage and foresight.
A deacon in the Puritan church prominent leader in the affairs of the community until his death July 19, 1692
courtesy of JD Wixom (#48224013)
 
Burial:
Old Graveyard
West Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 42.01111, -71.00998
 
Created by: LF
Record added: Oct 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16196060
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May my 11th Great Grandfather RIP
- Karen
 Added: Dec. 6, 2014
In Memory of my 11th Great Grandfather. Rest in peace.
- Billie Jasper
 Added: Sep. 1, 2014
My 7th.G grandfather
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 Added: Aug. 25, 2014
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