Captain Samuel Adams

Captain Samuel Adams

Birth
Barton St David, South Somerset District, Somerset, England
Death
24 Jan 1688 (aged 70–71)
Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot
Sec L, Row 4, Grave 69
Memorial ID
25943969 View Source

CAPTAIN SAMUEL, b. in England, 1617; m. (1)1646, Mary Eglesfield, dau. of Emanuel Eglesfield; d. 1650 (2) Rebecca Graves, dau. of Thomas Graves; d. 8 Oct. 1664; m. (3) 7 May 1668, Esther Sparhawk, dau. of Nathaniel Sparhawk of Cambridge, Mass; d. 1692.
He removed first to Concord, Mass., and thence to Chelmsford, 1653-4; Capt. Samuel, brother of Thomas, was Commissioner of the Court in 1667; he erected mills in the east part of Chelmsford, near where Lowell now is. He had 450 acres of land granted him July 3, 1656, and exclusive right to erect and run a sawmill, provided he would sell boards at three shillings per 100; and another grant of 100 acres, and right to build and run a grist or corn mill, provided he would keep a sufficient mill and miller.

CAPTAIN SAMUEL, b. in England, 1617; m. (1)1646, Mary Eglesfield, dau. of Emanuel Eglesfield; d. 1650 (2) Rebecca Graves, dau. of Thomas Graves; d. 8 Oct. 1664; m. (3) 7 May 1668, Esther Sparhawk, dau. of Nathaniel Sparhawk of Cambridge, Mass; d. 1692.
He removed first to Concord, Mass., and thence to Chelmsford, 1653-4; Capt. Samuel, brother of Thomas, was Commissioner of the Court in 1667; he erected mills in the east part of Chelmsford, near where Lowell now is. He had 450 acres of land granted him July 3, 1656, and exclusive right to erect and run a sawmill, provided he would sell boards at three shillings per 100; and another grant of 100 acres, and right to build and run a grist or corn mill, provided he would keep a sufficient mill and miller.


Inscription

"Here lyes ye body of
Captain Samuel
Adams Aged 72
Years Deceased ye
24 of January
1689"


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  • Maintained by: jaybeenc
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