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Lusanna (Samson) Wadsworth (1720 - 1788)

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Lusanna Wadsworth formerly Samson
Born in Duxbury, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Wife of — married about 1741 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 15 Apr 2017 | Created 25 Jan 2009
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Biography

Lusanna, daughter of John and Priscilla (Bartlett) Sampson, was born at Duxbury, MA on April 30, 1729.

She married Peleg Wadsworth, son of John and Mercy (Wiswall) Wadsworth, ca. 1741, probably in Duxbury. They resided in their hometown where she gave birth to thirteen children, eight of those reaching adulthood.

She died on July 20, 1788 at the age of 67. Peleg survived her and continued to live in Duxbury until he died on July 28, 1799 at the age of 83. She is buried in Duxbury at Mayflower Cemetery.

Sources

  • Esther Littleford Woolworth-Barnes, comp., Alicia Crane Williams, ed., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, John Alden, Volume 20, Part 2 of 5, (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002), pp. 127-129
  • Barbara Lambert Merrick, comp., E Virginia Hunt., ed., Mayflower Families In Progress, William Brewster, Fifth Generation Descendants of his son Love Brewster, (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2003), p. 15
  • Robert Moody Sherman, FASG, Ruth Wilder Sherman, FASG, comps., Robert S. Wakefield, ed., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Henry Samson, Part 1 of 3, (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000), pp. 28, 94-95
  • Robert S. Wakefield, FASG, comp., John Bradley Arthaud, M.D., FASG, Jane Fletcher Fiske, FASG, Judith Haddock Swan, eds., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Richard Warren, Volume 18, Part 2 of 3, (Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2011), p. 4


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