Samuel “Sam” Staples

Samuel “Sam” Staples

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Death 1895 (aged 81–82)
Burial Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 58588168 · View Source
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Best known as the friendly constable who arrested Henry David Thoreau for nonpayment of his state poll tax in late July of 1846 and watched over him one night in county jail.


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  • Created by: GettysBern
  • Added: 13 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58588168
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel “Sam” Staples (1813–1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58588168, citing Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by GettysBern (contributor 1478862) .