Lieut Samuel Sawyer

Lieut Samuel Sawyer

Birth
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Feb 1718 (aged 71)
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 11019858 · View Source
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Lt. Samuel Sawyer was born on 22 November 1646 at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.
He was the son of Lt. William Sawyer and Ruth Bitfield.
On 13 March 1671 at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, Samuel married Mary Emery, daughter of Sgt. John Emery and Mary Webster.
In 1675, he was commissioned a lieutenant and he fought in King Philip's War.
Lt. Samuel Sawyer became a freeman on 12 May 1675 at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.
From 1693 through 1716, he was a licensed innholder in Newbury.
He and Mary Emery were members of the Society of Friends in Newbury.
In 1704, a Quaker meeting was held in Samuel's home.
He died on Friday, 11 February 1718 at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 71 years, 2 months and 20 days.




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Here lyes buried ye body of Leftenant (sic) Samuell (sic) Sawyer who died February the 11 1718 in the 72 year of his age


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