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 Samuel Eliot

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Samuel Eliot

  • Birth 25 Aug 1739 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 1820 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Tomb 154
  • Memorial ID 82320474

Mr. Eliot rose from an impoverished youth to become one of Boston's leading and most successful merchants. He lived in a large, fine house at the corner of Beacon and Tremont Streets. He was extremely generous usually giving his gifts anonymously through a third party.


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Gravesite Details Samuel Eliot and members of his family were buried in an underground tomb. The stone to mark the entrance to the tomb is missing. The entrance to Samuel's family tomb is about where the pale small stone in the center of the photo stands.
  • Created by: Nanny
  • Added: 23 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82320474
  • Nanny
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Eliot (25 Aug 1739–1820), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82320474, citing Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Nanny (contributor 47179467) .