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Henry Samson

  • Birth 15 Jan 1604 Luton, Luton Borough, Bedfordshire, England
  • Death 24 Dec 1684 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 36890825

Henry SAMSON was baptized 15d 1m 1603/04 in Henlow, Bedfordshire, England and emigrated to Massachusetts at age 16 coming on the Mayflower with his maternal uncle & aunt Edward & Agnes (COOPER) TILLEY who had no children of their own and both of whom did not survive the first winter at Plymouth (1620/21). He married Ann PLUMMER 6d 2m 1635/36 at Duxbury, Massachusetts and wrote his will 24d 12m 1684 at Duxbury, Plymouth Co, Massachusetts.

For Henry's parents, sibilings and maternal ancestry see:
Leigh, Robert Ward. "English Ancestry of Seven Mayflower Passengers: Tilley, Sampson and Cooper," The American Genealogist Vol 52 #4 (10m 1976), p 198-209.

For further information on Henry's paternal ancestry see:
Leigh, Robert Ward. "Henry Sampson's Paternal Grandfather," The American Genealogist Vol 56 #3 (7m 1980) p 141-143.

Note that the proper spelling of Henry's surname is SAMSON without the "P" thus just as the Scriptural name. Later descendants did add the "P" to the name so when searching for members of the SAMSON family be sure to use both spellings.


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  • Maintained by: treerpgmo
  • Originally Created by: Mary Harrell-Sesniak
  • Added: 9 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36890825
  • Janis Paulding Swanson
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Samson (15 Jan 1604–24 Dec 1684), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36890825, citing Coles Hill Burial Ground, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by treerpgmo (contributor 47324296) .