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Sylvanus Sampson

Sylvanus Sampson

Male 1744 - 1799  (54 years)

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  • Name Sylvanus Sampson  [1
    Born 15 Aug 1744  Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 31 Jul 1748  Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Buried Apr 1799  South Pond Cemetery, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Died 23 Apr 1799  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7, 8
    Notes 
    • After marriage, Sylvanus and Mary resided briefly in Halifax, where the earliest children were born. They removed to Plymouth Ponds by 1780, where son Sylvanus and the remaining children were born. Sylvanus died April 23, 1799, his death noted in the records of the First Parish Church of Plymouth. His wife Mary died in December, 1835.

      They were buried in the Old South Pond Cemetery.


      Sylvanus Sampson Probate

      Plymouth March 5th 1804 We Ezekiel Morton Thomas Morton Jr & Ichabod Morton Jr Being impowered & directed By Joshua Thomas Esq the honerable Juge of probates for the Court of Plymo' To Set off unto the widow Mary Sampson of sd Plymouth Her Right of Dowary in the Estate of her husband Desd Wich we have premormed as follows viz We do assign and Set off unto sd widow Sampson the Dwelling House and a piece of Land adjoining sd house Containing about Two acres & one third also we assign & Set off To sd widow on the Southesterly Corner of the Sixty acre Lot lying on the westerly side of the Brook and Bounded as follows beginning at the Southerly Corner of Said Lot by the brook thence Northesterly by the Brook thirty rods to a hepe of Stones round a white Oak Sapling at the Edge of [Said Brook] the Swamp about Six rods from Said brook then from Said Brook northwest 6 rods to said hepe of Stones & Sapling then northwest 74 rods to a pine Tree Marked on 4 sids thence Southwest [be West] To Belchers manters Land then Bounded By Said Manters Land to the Bounds first mentioned wich we [?] his one third part of Said Estate. Thomas Morton Jnr. Ichabod Morton Jnr. ---------------------------------------- [Said Brook] - this text was crossed out. [be West] - this text was inserted above the line. [?] - could not read this word.

      http://www.geocities.com/gordonmacmann/Sylvanus_Sampson_Sr_probate.html
    Person ID I3985550  7_families
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2010 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Lydia Bryant,   b. 16 Mar 1708, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1792, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1730  Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Family ID F658202  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Wright,   b. 24 Feb 1754, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1835, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1772  Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10, 11, 12
    Children 
    +1. Joseph Sampson,   b. 1772, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1820, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +2. Mary Sampson,   b. Abt 1779, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Sylvanus Sampson,   b. 19 Apr 1780, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1874, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. Sally Sampson,   b. 30 Mar 1785, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lydia Sampson,   b. Abt 1785, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1790, Plymouth, Plymouth, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 5 years)
    +6. Susanna Sampson,   b. Aug 1786, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1819, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
     7. Lucy Sampson,   b. Abt 1788, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Lydia Sampson,   b. Abt 1790, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +9. Thomas Sampson,   b. 1790, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1868, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     10. Levi Sampson,   b. Abt 1792, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +11. Sophia Sampson,   b. 31 May 1795, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1882, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 
    Family ID F1323113  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Aug 1744 - Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 31 Jul 1748 - Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1772 - Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Apr 1799 - South Pond Cemetery, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Apr 1799 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Sylvanus Sampson Headstone
    Sylvanus Sampson Headstone
    Sylvanus Sampson Headstone
    Sylvanus Sampson Headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S467] Burgess Genealogy, Ebenezer Burgess, (Boston : Press of T.R. Marvin & Son, 1865), 15 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S12771] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton - Vital Records, Plympton (Massachusetts). Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972), Film # 912058., 182: Sampson (Silvanus Sampson), ch. Thomas and Lidia [see Joseph, Apr. 18, 1732], ____ [rec. after ch. b. Aug. 15, 1744]. [bp. July 31, 1748, C.R.] (Reliability: 4).

    3. [S306] The Mayflower Descendant, Robert Bowman, (Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. for Clearfield Company, c1989), 23: 12 (Reliability: 2).
      Sylvanus Sampson died Apr 1799, age 50 yr.

    4. [S12676] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Old South Pond Cemetery - online, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Old South Pond Cemetery, (Online ).
      SYLVANUS SAMPSON died Apr 1799 Aged 50 years.

      MARY SAMPSON his widow died Dec 1835 Aged 81 y'rs 10 mo's footstone:

      S.S. M.S.
      A raw stone protrudes upright from the soil about 10 inches and appears to be a crude marker.

    5. [S401] Genealogical register of Plymouth families, William T. Davis, (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing, 1977), 229 (Reliability: 3).
      Thomas Bryant, Plympton, son of 4th Benjamin, m. Lydia, d. of Samuel Bryant, 1730 and had Joseph, 1732, m. Bethiah, d. of Jonathan Sampson; Ruth, 1734, m. Adam Wright; Thomas, 1737, m. Ruth Bryant; Levi, 1740; Lydia, 1744; Sylvanus, 1747, m. Mary Wright.

    6. [S311] Mayflower Descendant, (Wheat Ridge, CO: Search & Research Publishing Corporation, 1996).
      Sylvanus Sampson died Apr 1799, age 50 yr.

    7. [S353] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Church records, First Church (Plymouth, Massachusetts), (Plymouth Church records, 1620-1859), 621 (Reliability: 3).
      Deaths: April 23, 1799: Silvanus Samson

    8. [S7728] Colonial Society of Massachusetts, The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, (Boston, The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1920), XXII: 621 - Deaths: 23 Apr 1799 - Sylvanus Samson (Reliability: 4).

    9. [S12771] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton - Vital Records, Plympton (Massachusetts). Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972), Film # 912058., 384: «b»Samson, Thomas and Lydia Bryant,«/b» Nov 16, 1730. (Reliability: 4).

    10. [S12771] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton - Vital Records, Plympton (Massachusetts). Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972), Film # 912058., 384: Silvenes [dup. (Silvanus Sampson)] and Moly Wright [dup. Mary, ch. Joseph, (moved to Plymouth (s. Isaac)), and Sarah (Brewster)], Feb. 20, 1772 (Reliability: 4).

    11. [S306] The Mayflower Descendant, Robert Bowman, (Baltimore, Md. : Genealogical Pub. for Clearfield Company, c1989), 23: 12 (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S401] Genealogical register of Plymouth families, William T. Davis, (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing, 1977), 295 (Reliability: 3).
      JOSEPH [WRIGHT], Plympton, son of 1st Isaac, m. Sarah Brewster of Duxbury, and had Deborah, 1749, m. Nathaniel Churchill; Susanna, 1751, m. Abner Rickard; Mary, 1754, m. Sylvanus Sampson; Joseph, 1750; Joshua, 1758; and Thomas.