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.
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
Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 18 February 2021), memorial page for Lusanna Samson Wadsworth (30 Apr 1720–20 Jul 1788), Find A Grave: Memorial #142532545, citing Mayflower Cemetery, Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by James Bianco (contributor 47745493) .
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
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