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Capt Samuell Ayer
Birth: Nov. 11, 1654
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 29, 1708
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

KILLED BY INDIANS in his 54th year. "Early Vital Records of Massachusetts (Haverhill Deaths)"

The son of Robert & Elizabeth (Palmer) Ayer, he was a Capt. and a Deacon of Haverhill. He took the oath of fidelity in Nov., 1677, was a freeman May, 1683, and was the chief selectman of the town. On Dec. 14, 1681 in Haverhill, he married Mary Johnson of Hampton, Mass.
He served in King Philip's War, Aug., 1676, and under Lieut. Benjamin Swett, June, 1676.
He was killed by the French and Indians when they attacked the town of Haverhill on Aug. 29, 1708. His estate was divided in 1715.

The children of Capt. Samuel & Mary (Johnson) Ayer (all born in Haverhill):
1. Peter b. Dec. 21, 1682, d. Feb. 11, 1682-3
2. Mehitable b. Feb. 5, 1683, m. ____Little.
3. James b. Oct. 27, 1686, alive in 1741.
4. Obadiah b. May 9, 1689, grad. Harvard College 1710, alive in 1741.
5. Timothy b. April 9, 1692, d. April 20, 1745
6. Lydia b. Dec. 19, 1694, d. before 1741, m. Joseph Worth, Sr.
7. Hannah b. May 3, 1697, d. before 1741, m. ____White.
8. Ruth b. March 21, 1699-1700, d. before 1741, m. ___Davis
9. Abigail b. April 7, 1702, d. Sept. 24, 1726
10. John b. April 7, 1705, alive in 1741 
Family links: 
  Mary Johnson Ayer (1663 - 1745)*
  James Ayer (1685 - 1771)*
  Timothy Ayer (1692 - 1745)*
  Lydia Ayer Worth (1694 - 1733)*
*Calculated relationship
Pentucket Cemetery
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Apr 27, 2010
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Capt Samuell Ayer
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Capt Samuell Ayer
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- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Dec. 1, 2014
Rest In Peace "1st Cousin 9xremoved" Sandra Kay Bush-Howard & Linda Sue Bush-Prince
- sandra howard
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014
May you rest in peace my 8th great grandfather. I am so honored to be one of your descendants.
- Joanne Swart
 Added: Feb. 17, 2014
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