||Samuel Fowler Sr migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
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In 1659 (30 August) Mary, wife of Philip Fowler, and the mother of his children, died. She was probably Mary Winsley, or Winslow, as sometimes called, the sister of Samuel Winsley (but not according to Anderson  a grantee with Bradstreet, Dudley, and others, of Colchester 1638, and an early settler of Salisbury. 
He entered soon after into the following marriage contract : " Know all men by these presents, that I, Phillip Fowler of Ipswich, in the county of Essex, clothworker, for & in consideration of a contract of marriage with Mary Norton, widow. In 1659-60 (27 February), Philip Fowler married, second, Mary, the widow of George Norton. 
Two of the sons of Philip Fowler, Samuel and Thomas, settled near him in Salisbury and Amesbury and his son Samuel Winsley, left property to the children of Samuel Fowler, and calls him cousin. The children named are Samuel, Mary and Sarah. 
Samuel, son of Philip and Mary Fowler was born in England, according to his deposition in 1618, came to Ipswich, Mass., with his parents in the " Mary and John" in 1634. 
He is styled a shipwright, and in the early practice of that trade is supposed to have visited Portsmouth, NH. In 1668, he is of Salisbury and purchased land there. More land purchases are made in 1668/9 in Salisbury and in 1673, land in Amesbury. 
His first wife is unknown, but is thought to have been of Portsmouth, NH, and where they had children. They are perhaps William and three other children named in the will of Samuel Winsley of Salisbury, dated 17 Aug., 1665; proved 9th, 2d mo., 1667 ; recorded Essex Probate, Bk. 1 : 299, who gives his estate to his cousin, Samuel Fowler's son Samuel, and his daughters Mary and Sarah. 
He married, second, between1673-1690, Margaret (Norman) Morgan, the widow of Robert Morgan of Beverly, after 1673, as Robert Morgan made his will 14 Oct., 1672. In May 1690, Samuel Fowler Sr. and Margaret, sell lands from the estate of Robert Morgan in Amesbury to Samuel Weed, husband of her daughter Bethiah Morgan. Margaret is called relict of Robert Morgan and now wife of Samuel Fowler.  
William, born ___; married Elizabeth , was of Portsmouth, NH, she administered on his estate there, 1707. 
Sarah, born ___. 
FOULER (Fowler), Samuell, sr., Jan. ––, 1710-1711. NCTBK (p. 562)
Fowler, Samuell, Dec. 24, 1737. NCTBK (p. 563)
Fowler, Samuell, and Hannah Wathen, Dec. 5, 1684. (p. 361) 
New England Marriages
FOWLER, Samuel (1618-1711) and 2d/wf Margaret (NORMAN) MORGAN, w. of Robert, aft. 1673; ca. 1673 Salisbury.
Fowler, Mary, of Salisbury, and Richard Goodwin, 14: 9m: 1677. PR74 (p. 353)
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On 1 Sep 2015 at 00:41 GMT April (Dellinger) Dauenhauer wrote:
Should Samuel Fowler stay connected to his current parents, Philip and Mary?
Can anyone find recent scholarship giving evidence of such a family connection?
On 29 Jun 2015 at 15:22 GMT Chris Hoyt wrote:
On 28 Jun 2015 at 21:08 GMT Shirley (Strutton) Dalton wrote:
Really need to do something about Samuel's wives. Appear to have duplicate Margaret Morgan's. And can something be done with "An Indian Unknown" and Mrs. Samuel Fowler?
On 10 May 2014 at 13:00 GMT Ann (Thompson) Johnson wrote:
On 4 May 2014 at 12:10 GMT Chris Hoyt wrote:
On 14 Apr 2014 at 22:36 GMT GeneJ X wrote:
On 2 Oct 2013 at 19:02 GMT Toby Rockwell wrote:
Samuel is 18 degrees from SJ Baty, 21 degrees from Orville Redenbacher and 15 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.