Samuel Gorton

Samuel Gorton

Manchester, Metropolitan Borough of Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Death 10 Nov 1677 (aged 85)
Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 31050767 · View Source
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Father: Thomas Gorton 1566-1611
Mother: Ann Gorton

Spouse: Mary MAPLETT
B: 12 March 1609
D: 28 May 1734
Familysearch lists her dates as above.
Marriage:20 May 1628
St. Mary Magdalene, Old Fish St., London, England

"1637, March: Samuel Gorton landed in Boston, Massachusetts at the age of forty-four years, with his wife, his eldest son Samuel, then six years of age, and one or more other children."
Marriage Note:
The children of Samuel and Mary (Marpet) Gorton were:
1) Samuel, born 1630 and married Susanna Burton;
2) Mary, married (1st) Peter Greene and (2nd) John Sanford; 3) Maher married Daniel Cole;
4) John married Margaret Weeden;
5) Benjamin married Sarah Carder;
6) Sarah married William Mace;
7) Ann married John Warner;
8) Elizabeth married John Crandall and
9) Susanna married Benjamin Boston.


Samuel Gorton b: 11 JAN 1630 in Gorton, Lancaster, England

Mary Gorton b: BET 1631 AND 1632

Sarah Gorton b: BET 1638 AND 1639

*John Gorton b: 1640 in Gorton, Manchester (Lancashire) England

Elizabeth Gorton b: 28 NOV 1641 in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island

Mahershallal Hashbaz Gorton b: 1642

Ann Gorton b: 5 JUN 1644

Susanna Gorton b: ABT 1649 in Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island

Benjamin Gorton b: 1648

Thank you Superkentman for below information.
Governor of Rhode Island
Preceeded by Nicholas Easton [1593-1675] and succeeded by Gov. Gregory Dexter [1610-1700].


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Gravesite Details grave is in a small memorial park with a bench, a stone, and a plaque commemorating the place where his home once stood on Warwick Neck Ave.
  • Maintained by: Chesnut/Behunin Descendant
  • Originally Created by: Superkentman
  • Added: 1 Nov 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 31050767
  • Susanna Webber Lewis
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Gorton (12 Feb 1592–10 Nov 1677), Find a Grave Memorial no. 31050767, citing Governor Samuel Gorton Lot, Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Chesnut/Behunin Descendant (contributor 47104688) .