Lieut Samuel Howe

Lieut Samuel Howe

Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 13 Apr 1713 (aged 70)
Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Wayland, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 29452932 View Source

Husband of Martha Bent, who's grave stone was hard to find. His stone is very small and in the middle of the first section of the grave yard.

Lt. Samuel Howe, second son of John and Mary (Jones ) Howe, was a prominent man in both civil and military affairs. He was a carpenter and resided in the hamlet of Lenham, in Sudbury. He held many town offices, and was colonel of a regiment made up of companies from the towns in the vicinity. He was admitted a freeman in Sudbury in 1671, and always resided in his native town. In association with Samuel Gookin, of Cambridge, he purchased a large tract of land from the indians, in what is now Framington, the deed dated May 19, 1682. In 1673 he built a new bridge in the northeast corner of Framingham. He married 1st in Sudbury, June 5, 1663, Martha Bent. She died August 29, 1680 and from this marriage were 7 children, all listed in the vital records of Sudbury:

John Howe, 24 July 1664
Mary Howe, 2 March 1666
Col. Samuel Howe, 19 May 1668
Martha Howe, 9 October 1669
Daniel Howe, 9 October 1672
David Howe, 2 November 1674
Hannah Howe, 6 April 1677.

He married 2nd Sarah Leavitt, widow of Nehemiah Clapp. She was born February 25, 1659 and from this marriage were 6 children, some maybe in Marlborough. Daniel and Micajah are found in the vital records of Sudbury.

Elisha Howe, abt 1687
Daniel Howe, 24 February 1689
Nehemiah Howe, Abt 1693
Moses Howe, 27 August 1695
Ebenezer Howe, 1697
Micajah Howe, 22 August 1700.

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  • Created by: Charles Waid
  • Added: 31 Aug 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 29452932
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Samuel Howe (20 Oct 1642–13 Apr 1713), Find a Grave Memorial ID 29452932, citing North Cemetery, Wayland, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Charles Waid (contributor 47043408) .