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Benjamin Sampson

Male 1686 - 1762  (75 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Sampson 
    Born 19 Sep 1686  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jul 1762  Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Old Burial Ground, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Benjamin dwelt in Plympton, in a house standing on the west side of a turn in the road running westward from the Burying-Ground to Halifax. It stood on the site of the house occupied in 1832 by his great-grandson Peleg Sampson. He and Margaret his wife were both members of the church in Plympton, and were admitted as members in the time of the Rev. Isaac Cushman.

      He died July 22, 1762, age 75 years, 9 months, and 22 days, reckoning by New Style. His wife Margaret died Sept. 17, 1759, age 79.
    Person ID I1812170  7_families
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 

    Father George Sampson,   b. 1655, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1739, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Sprague,   b. 1658, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1727, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1678  Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F658197  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret Parker,   b. Abt 1691, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1759, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 4 May 1710  Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Sampson,   b. 8 Feb 1710, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1748, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. Benjamin Sampson,   b. 25 Dec 1712, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ruth Sampson,   b. 11 Jul 1716, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755  (Age 39 years)
     4. Nathaniel Sampson,   b. 25 Sep 1718, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Philemon Sampson,   b. 12 Sep 1720, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1756, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 
    Family ID F658200  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Sep 1686 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 May 1710 - Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jul 1762 - Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Burial Ground, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S311] Mayflower Descendant, (Wheat Ridge, CO: Search & Research Publishing Corporation, 1996), 5: 183 (Reliability: 3).
      the Children of Georg Sampson by Elezebeth his wife:
      Joseph Sampson was born July 14th 1679
      Abigaill Sampson was born Janewary 22d 1680/1
      Judeth Sampson was born march 3d 1682/3
      Ruth Sampson was born Decemr 22nd 1684
      Benjamine Sampson was born Sept 19th 1686
      Martha Sampson was born octobr 25th 1689
      Georg Sampson was born March 10th 1690/1
      Elizebeth Sampson was born Decemr 22d 1692
      William Sampson was born Julye 8th 1695
      Seth Sampson was born December 22d 1697

    2. [S12771] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton - Vital Records, Plympton (Massachusetts). Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972), Film # 912058., 510: Sampson, Benjamin, h. Margaret (Parker), s. George, July 22, 1762, a. 75y 9m 22d. New Style) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S12771] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton - Vital Records, Plympton (Massachusetts). Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972), Film # 912058..

    4. [S13133] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton - Old Burial Ground, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton, Benjamin Sampson tombstone (Reliability: 3).
      "In memory of Mrs. Margaret Samson, wife of Mr. Benjamin Samson, who died Dec. 11th, 1759 in ye 79th year of her age."
      "In memory of Mrs. Margaret Samson, wife of Mr. Benjamin Samson, who died Dec. 11th, 1759 in ye 79th year of her age."

    5. [S12771] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton - Vital Records, Plympton (Massachusetts). Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972), Film # 912058., 379: Sampson, Benjamine and Margarett Parker, May 4, 1710. (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S307] Plymouth Families, William Thomas Davis, (Boston: Damrell & Upham, 1899), 229 (Reliability: 3).
      BENJAMIN [Sampson], Plympton, son of 1st George, m. Margaret Parker, 1710, and had Thomas, 1711, m. Lydia Bryant, Benjamin, 1712, m. Mary Williamson; Ruth, 1716, m. John Faunce of Plymouth and David Darling of Pembroke; Nathaniel, 1718, m. Martha Perkins; and Philemon, 1720, m. Rachel Standish.