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Samuel Thaxter (1665 - 1740)

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Honorable Samuel Thaxter
Born in Hingham, Massachusetts (Plymouth)map
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Hingham, Massachusetts (Plymouth)map
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Biography

Col. Samuel Thaxter. Born on 6 Aug 1665 in Hingham, MA. Samuel died in Hingham, MA, on 13 Nov 1740; he was 75.

“Samuel’s death is noticed on the Hingham records as follows: ‘Hon. Samuel Thaxter, late one of His Majesties Council and Colonel of this Regiment, being in the 76 yr of his age, dyed.’ Col. Thaxter was a man of marked ability, and one of Hingham’s most prominent and influential citizens; magistrate; delegate to the General Court 1697, and from 1708 to 1712 inc., also from 1711 to 1718 inc.; an assistant, and otherwise distinguished in pulic posts; selectman 1695, 1705, 1706, and 1717. Resided on the paternal homestead, North St.”

On 29 Dec 1691 when Samuel was 26, he married Hannah Gridley, daughter of Tremble Gridley (14 Mar 1642[/3]-ca 1674) & Elizabeth Bateman (30 Sep 1647-).42 Born on 19 Apr 1671 in Boston, MA.42 Hannah died in Hingham, MA, on 26 Jan 1756; she was 84.

Their children include:

  1. Elizabeth Thaxter (18 Sep 1693-11 Jan 1762)
  2. John Thaxter (6 Jan 1693/4-6 Apr 1733)
  3. Samuel Thaxter (8 Oct 1695-4 Dec 1732)
  4. Sarah Thaxter

Birth

Birth:
Date: 6 AUG 1665
Place: Hingham, Massachusetts (Plymouth)[1]

Death

Death:
Date: 13 NOV 1740
Place: Hingham, Massachusetts (Plymouth)[2]


Sources

  • WikiTree profile Thaxter-15 created through the import of mike_walton_2011.ged on Aug 20, 2011 by Mike Walton. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Mike and others.
  • Source: S158 Abbreviation: Genealogy & Family History - Maine Title: George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D., Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York 1909) Subsequent Source Citation Format: George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D., Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine BIBL George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine. Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York 1909. Text: "Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine", George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D., Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York 1909 TMPLT TID 0 FIELD Name: Footnote VALUE George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D., Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York 1909) FIELD Name: ShortFootnote VALUE George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D., Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine FIELD Name: Bibliography VALUE George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine. Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York 1909. Repository: #R33 Repository: #R35
  • Repository: R33 Name: Mike Walton's Personal Library Address: 1162 Battle Ridge Raod CONT Clinton, Maine 04927 CONT USA Address 1: 1162 Battle Ridge Raod City: Clinton State: Maine Postal Code: 04927 Country: USA Phone Number: 207-426-9437 E-Mail Address: mike@weareallrelated.info Web Address: www.weareallrelated.info
  • Repository: R35 Name: Mike Walton's Personal Library Address: RR2 Box 400 Clinton Maine 04927 Address 1: RR2 Box 400 Clinton Maine 04927 Phone Number: 207-426-9959





  • Source: S158 Abbreviation: Genealogy & Family History - Maine Title: George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D., Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York 1909) Subsequent Source Citation Format: George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D., Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine BIBL George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine. Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York 1909. Text: "Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine", George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D., Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York 1909 TMPLT TID 0 FIELD Name: Footnote VALUE George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D., Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York 1909) FIELD Name: ShortFootnote VALUE George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D., Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine FIELD Name: Bibliography VALUE George Thomas Little, A. M., Litt. D. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine. Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York 1909. Repository: #R33 Repository: #R35
  • Repository: R33 Name: Mike Walton's Personal Library Address: 1162 Battle Ridge Raod CONT Clinton, Maine 04927 CONT USA Address 1: 1162 Battle Ridge Raod City: Clinton State: Maine Postal Code: 04927 Country: USA Phone Number: 207-426-9437 E-Mail Address: mike@weareallrelated.info Web Address: www.weareallrelated.info
  • Repository: R35 Name: Mike Walton's Personal Library Address: RR2 Box 400 Clinton Maine 04927 Address 1: RR2 Box 400 Clinton Maine 04927 Phone Number: 207-426-9959
  1. Source: #S158 Page: v4 pg1978 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page VALUE v4 pg1978
  2. Source: #S158 Page: v4 pg1978 TMPLT FIELD Name: Page VALUE v4 pg1978




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