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Capt Samuell Ayer

Capt Samuell Ayer

Birth
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 29 Aug 1708 (aged 53)
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 51715306 · View Source
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KILLED BY INDIANS in his 54th year. "Early Vital Records of Massachusetts (Haverhill Deaths)"

The son of Robert & Elizabeth (Palmer) Ayer, he was a Capt. and a Deacon of Haverhill. He took the oath of fidelity in Nov., 1677, was a freeman May, 1683, and was the chief selectman of the town. On Dec. 14, 1681 in Haverhill, he married Mary Johnson of Hampton, Mass.
He served in King Philip's War, Aug., 1676, and under Lieut. Benjamin Swett, June, 1676.
He was killed by the French and Indians when they attacked the town of Haverhill on Aug. 29, 1708. His estate was divided in 1715.

The children of Capt. Samuel & Mary (Johnson) Ayer (all born in Haverhill):
1. Peter b. Dec. 21, 1682, d. Feb. 11, 1682-3
2. Mehitable b. Feb. 5, 1683, m. ____Little.
3. James b. Oct. 27, 1686, alive in 1741.
4. Obadiah b. May 9, 1689, grad. Harvard College 1710, alive in 1741.
5. Timothy b. April 9, 1692, d. April 20, 1745
6. Lydia b. Dec. 19, 1694, d. before 1741, m. Joseph Worth, Sr.
7. Hannah b. May 3, 1697, d. before 1741, m. ____White.
8. Ruth b. March 21, 1699-1700, d. before 1741, m. ___Davis
9. Abigail b. April 7, 1702, d. Sept. 24, 1726
10. John b. April 7, 1705, alive in 1741


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HERE LYES WHAT
WAS MORTAL OF
CAPT SAMUEL AYER
WHO DIED AUGUST
YE 29 1708 & IN YE
54 YEAR OF HIS
AGE


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  • Added: 27 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51715306
  • DOUGLAS JOHN SHACKLEY
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Samuell Ayer (11 Nov 1654–29 Aug 1708), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51715306, citing Pentucket Cemetery, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Nareen, et al (contributor 46613568) .