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Priscilla (Bartlett) Sampson (1697 - 1758)

Priscilla Sampson formerly Bartlett
Born in Duxbury, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Wife of — married 31 Dec 1718 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 61 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Biography

This profile is part of the Bartlett Name Study.

Priscilla Bartlett, daughter of Benjamin and Ruth (Pabodie) Bartlett was born at Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay, in January 1696/7.[1] She is a descendant of Mayflower passengers John Alden, William and Love Brewster, William and Priscilla Mullins, and Richard Warren.[2]

She married John, son of Stephen and Elizabeth (unknown) Samson, on December 31, 1718 at Duxbury. He is the grandson of Mayflower passenger Henry Samson.

They resided at Duxbury where they all of their children.

Priscilla died there on July 7, 1758 at the age of 61. John remained a widower and passed away on January 26, 1770.

John and Priscilla (Bartlett) Samson had the following (9) children:[3][4]

  1. Lusanna, born 30 April 1720; married Peleg Wadsworth
  2. Zilpah, born 27 February 1721/2; died unmarried
  3. John, born 21 May 1724 (twin); died young.
  4. Priscilla, born 21 May 1724 (twin); married William Brewster
  5. Elizabeth, born February 1725/6; married Wrestling Alden
  6. John, born 8 August 1727; married Rebecca Brewster and Abigail Stetson
  7. Elisha, born 6 April 1730; died unmarried
  8. Sylvanus, born 13 March 1731/2; married Sylvia _____, no known children
  9. Elijah, born 7 June 1734; married Ruth Bradford


Birth

Bartlett (BARTLIT), Priscilla [Bartlett. dup.], d. Benjamin and Ruth (Pabodie), Jan. ––, 1696-7. Duxbury, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay. [5]

Marriage

Bartlett (Bartlit), Priscilla [Bartlit. dup.] and John Sampson [Samson. dup.], Dec. 31, 1718.* Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts.[6]

Sources

  1. Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016). Reference Duxbury Volume 1, page 25. $Subscription
  2. Mayflower Families Fifth Generation Descendants, 1700-1880. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2017). From Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Descendants of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth, Mass., December 1620. Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975-2015. Reference Richard Warren Volume 18, Part 2, Page 4. $Subscription
  3. Robert S. Wakefield, FASG, John Bradley Arthaud, MD, FASG, et. al., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Richard Warren, Volume 18, Part 2 of 3, 2nd Ed., (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2011), p. 4.
  4. Mayflower Families Through Five Generations Descendants of the Pilgrims Who Landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in December 1620, Volume Twenty-Four, Part 3, The Descendants of Elder William Brewster Through His Children Patience, Fear, and Love, Generations 5 and 6, by Barbara Lambert Merrick, edited by John Bradley Arthaud, previewed by Peggy M. Baker, published in 2019 by the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 4 Winslow Street, Plymouth, MA 02360, page 146
  5. https://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Plymouth/Duxbury/aBirthsB.shtml
  6. https://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Plymouth/Duxbury/aMarriagesB.shtml
See also:
  • Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes, comp., Alicia Crane Williams, ed., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, John Alden, Volume 16, Part 1 of 5, (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002), pp. 71, 238-240
  • Barbara Lambert Merrick, comp., Scott Andrew Bartley, ed., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Elder William Brewster, Volume 24, Part 1, (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2014), p. 345.
  • Barbara Lambert Merrick, comp., E. Virginia Hunt, ed., Mayflower Families In Progress, William Brewster and the Fifth Generation Descendants of his son Love, (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2003), pp. 13-15.
  • Robert S. Wakefield, FASG, comp., Judith H. Swan, rev., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Richard Warren, Volume 18, Part 1 of 3, (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), p. 54.
  • Robert S. Wakefield, FASG, John Bradley Arthaud, MD, FASG, et. al., revs., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Richard Warren, Volume 18, Part 2 of 3, (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2011), pp. 4-5.
  • Robert Moody Sherman, FASG, Ruth Wilder Sherman, FASG, comps., Robert S. Wakefield, FASG, ed., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Henry Samson, Volume 20, Part 1 of 3, (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000), p. 28.


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"are you sure Priscilla is a child of this couple.." The only 'proof' is my sister's PAF record showing Priscilla was 'sealed to her parents'...

That probably isn't proof.

posted on Bartlett-7301 (merged) by Paul Boudreau
Are you sure Priscilla is a child of this couple?
posted on Bartlett-7301 (merged) by Anne B