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Samuel Gamwell (abt. 1707)

Samuel Gamwell
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Husband of — married 11 Oct 1757 in Lancaster, Massachusettsmap
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Biography

Samuel Gamwell was a resident of Westborough, Massachusetts.

His first wife was Margaret. Children of their marriage recorded at Westborough were:[1][2]

  1. Margaret, born 7 June 1730.
  2. Mary, born 7 July 1732.

Margaret Gamwell, wife of Samuel, died at Westborough on 18 June 1734.[1][2]

Samuel married his second wife, Ann Hambleton of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, on 11 March 1734/5, in Hopkinton. His last name was recorded as Gemel and Gemell.[3][4]

Children of Samuel and Ann Gamwell, born at Westorough, were:

  1. Samuel Gamel (or Gamwell), son of Samuel, born 4 April 1736.[5]
  2. Abigail Gamel (or Gamwell), daughter of Samuel, born 26 March 1738. [5]
  3. Samuel Gamwell, son of Samuel and Ann, born 15 January 1738/9.[6][7]
  4. John Gamwell, born 8 September 1742.[8]

On October 11, 1757 Samuel Gemwell of Westborough was married to widow Eunice Dunsmoor of Lancaster, his third wife.[9][10] They were married in Lancaster by Rev. Tim Harrington.[11] Samuel Gemwell of Westborough and Eunice Dinsmor of Lancaster had "entered their design of marriage" in Westborough on 3 September 1757.[12]

Births of two children of "Samuel Gamwell & Eunice his wife" were recorded in Westborough, Massachusetts:[13]

  1. Anna Gamwell, born November ye eleventh 1757 or 1758 (last digit of year appears to have been written "8" and overwritten "7")
  2. James Gamwell, born August ye 23 1761.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Marriages and intentions, births, deaths, ca. 1694-1864 (Westborough, Massachusetts). In Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L97M-YGSF?cc=2061550&wc=Q4D7-DPR%3A353349801%2C353478701%2C353479701 : 13 July 2016), Worcester > Westborough > Births, marriages, deaths 1694-1864 > image 260 of 644; town clerk offices, Massachusetts.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-997M-YGBC?cc=2061550&wc=Q4D7-DPR%3A353349801%2C353478701%2C353479701 : 13 July 2016), Worcester > Westborough > Births, marriages, deaths 1694-1864 > image 17 of 644; town clerk offices, Massachusetts.
  3. Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, [age 158: Gemel (see Gamble, Gamboll, Gamwell, Gemwell), Samuel and Ann Hambleton of Hopkinton, March 11, 1734-5. In Hopkinton.
  4. Vital Records of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, page 277: Gemell (see Gambwell), Samuel of Westborough, and Ann Hambleton, Mar. 11, 1734-5.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, page 51.
  6. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L97M-YGJ9?cc=2061550&wc=Q4D7-DPR%3A353349801%2C353478701%2C353479701 : 13 July 2016), Worcester > Westborough > Births, marriages, deaths 1694-1864 > image 58 of 644; town clerk offices, Massachusetts.
  7. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4G7-B88 : 13 July 2016), citing Birth, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 758,488.
  8. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4G7-B8X : 13 July 2016), citing Birth, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 758,488.
  9. Nourse, p. 105.
  10. Vital Records of Lancaster, Massachusetts, page 87: Mr. Samuel Gemwell of Westbro' and ye Widow Eunice Dunsmoor of Lancaster, October 11th 1757.
  11. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-997M-YP8D?cc=2061550&wc=Q4D7-DPR%3A353349801%2C353478701%2C353479701 : 13 July 2016), Worcester > Westborough > Births, marriages, deaths 1694-1864 > image 555 of 644; town clerk offices, Massachusetts.
  12. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L97M-YG34?cc=2061550&wc=Q4D7-DPR%3A353349801%2C353478701%2C353479701 : 13 July 2016), Worcester > Westborough > Births, marriages, deaths 1694-1864 > image 194 of 644; town clerk offices, Massachusetts.
  13. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G979-QR91?cc=2061550&wc=Q4DW-Y4H%3A353349801%2C353623601%2C353625201 : 13 July 2016), Worcester > Northborough > Births, marriages, deaths 1761-1860 > image 10 of 200; town clerk offices, Massachusetts.
  • Nourse, Henry S. The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1643 to 1850. Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1890.


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