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Samuel Drew

Male 1749 - 1823  (73 years)


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  • Name Samuel Drew 
    Born 3 Dec 1749  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Samuel Drew: Males: 2 - 16 and up, 6 under 16. Females: 4
    Died 9 Nov 1823  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Name:Drew, Samuel,
      Massachusetts Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, Volume 4 page 973
      Drew, Samuel, Kingston (also given Plymouth). Private, Capt. Peleg Wadsworth's (Kingston) co. of Minute-men, Col. Cotton's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield; service, 7 days; also, Capt. Thomas Mayhew's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 8, 1775; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Nath. Goodwin's co., 1st Plymouth Co. regt., dated Plymouth, Feb. 21, 1778; residence, Plymouth; engaged for town of Plymouth; joined Capt. George Donham's co., Col. Baley's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered between [p.973] March 22 and March 27, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co.; Capt. Warren's co., Col. Bradford's (also given Col. Alden's) regt.; age, 27 yrs.; term, 3 years; also, Corporal, 3d co., Col. John Brooks's (late Alden's) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 24, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 15 mos. 7 days as Private, 18 mos. as Corporal; also, Private, Capt. Benjamin Warren's co., Col. Alden's battalion; muster return dated Albany, Jan. 12, 1778; residence, Plymouth; enlisted for town of Plymouth; mustered by Capt. James Hatch and by a Continental Muster Master; also, Capt. Warren's co., (late) Col. Alden's regt.; return of men in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also, Corporal, Capt. Warren's co., 6th regt., lately commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley; enlisted March 24, 1777; also, Capt. Warren's co., Col. Brooks's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. William Mills's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; descriptive list of men endorsed “Jan. 11, 1781;” age, 26 (also given 32 and 33) yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 (also given 5 ft. 8˝ and 5 ft. 7˝) in.; complexion, dark (also given light); hair, dark; occupation, shipwright; engaged March 19, 1778 (also given March -, 1779), by Capt. Warren; birthplace, Plymouth; residence, Plymouth; term, during war; also, Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Warren's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster rolls for Feb.-May, 1781, dated West Point; reported on command at Fort Montgomery Feb.-April, 1781, at Verplanck's Point in May, 1781; also, (late) Capt. Warren's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; muster roll for-June, 1781; also, Capt. William Mills's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; list of men court-martialled; said Drew tried July 29, 1781, by regimental court-martial, Capt. Mills, President, on charge of disobeying orders; sentence, to be reduced in rank; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for July, 1781; reported reduced to Private July 31, 1781; also, Private, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts; also, Corporal, Lieut. Col. Brooks's (7th) regt.; list of corporals [year not given]; reported reduced but afterwards restored; also, Corporal, Capt. Mills's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; list of men discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; said Drew discharged June 10, 1783, by Gen. Washington, term of enlistment having expired.



      Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution

      Volume 4 page 973 Drew, Samuel, Kingston (also given Plymouth). Private, Capt. Peleg Wadsworth's (Kingston) co. of Minute-men, Col. Cotton's regt.,which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19,1775, to Marshfield; service.

      said Drew tried July 29, 1781, by regimental court-martial, Capt.Mills, President, on charge of disobeying orders; sentence, to be reduced in rank.

      said Drew discharged June 10, 1783, by Gen. Washington, term of enlistment having expired.

      1790 Federal Census

      (266) Drew, Samuel Males > 16 = 2, Males < 16 = 1, Females = 2
    Person ID I270  7_families
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2004 

    Father Nicholas Drew,   b. 31 May 1713, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1783  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Bathsheba Kempton,   b. 9 Mar 1712, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1767, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 29 Jan 1735  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Family ID F77  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Pierce,   b. 28 Aug 1751, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1825, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1772  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Children 
     1. Abbett (Abbet) Drew,   b. 7 Jan 1773, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Rebecca Drew,   b. 5 Jul 1775, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1789  (Age 13 years)
    +3. Nicholas Drew,   b. 27 Dec 1776, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Lewis Drew,   b. 27 Apr 1784, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Samuel Drew,   b. 11 Aug 1787, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1850, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Rebecca Ames Drew,   b. 12 Nov 1790, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Joseph Pierce Drew,   b. 10 Oct 1795, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1819, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F250  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Dec 1749 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1772 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Nov 1823 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S315] Kempton Families, Morton W. Saunders, (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 2000), 21 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S468] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), 15: 112 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 119 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S324] Drew Family, John Drew a Welshman, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1982John Drew, a Welshman, arrived at Plymouth 1660.).

    5. [S348] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1790 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com).

    6. [S315] Kempton Families, Morton W. Saunders, (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 2000), 17 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S468] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965).

    8. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 99 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S468] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), 260 (Reliability: 3).