Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I157471
  • Name: Samuel OSGOOD
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 3 FEB 1747/48 in Andover, Essex Co., MA
  • GRAD: 1770 Harvard College
  • Event: Military service BET 1775 AND 1776 Colonel, Continental Army
  • Event: Appointed BET 26 SEP 1789 AND AUG 1791 1st United States Postmaster General
  • Death: 12 AUG 1813 in New York, NY
  • Occupation: Lawyer
  • Event: Pic Samuel Osgood
  • Title: Col.
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Note:
    OSGOOD, Samuel, a Delegate from Massachusetts; born in Andover, Essex County, Mass., February 3, 1748; was graduated from Harvard College in 1770; studied theology; engaged in mercantile pursuits; delegate to the Essex County convention in 1774; member of the Provincial Congress; entered the Revolutionary Army as captain and left the service as colonel and assistant quartermaster; Member of the Continental Congress 1781-1784; member of the state senate, 1780; member of the state house of representatives in 1784; a commissioner of the United States Treasury 1785-1789; Postmaster General in the administration of President Washington 1789-1791; moved to New York City; member of the state assembly 1800-1803; Supervisor of Internal Revenue for the District of New York; appointed naval officer at the port of New York May 10, 1803, and served until his death, August 12, 1813; interment in the Brick Presbyterian Church, Nassau and Beekman Streets (now Fifth Avenue and Thirty-seventh Street), New York City.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Peter OSGOOD b: 14 NOV 1717
    Mother: Sarah JOHNSON b: 19 NOV 1719

    Marriage 1 Maria BOWNE b: 4 JAN 1754
    • Married: 24 MAY 1786
    1. Has No Children Martha Brandon OSGOOD b: 1787
    2. Has Children Juliana OSGOOD b: 14 AUG 1788 in Andover, Essex Co., MA
    3. Has No Children Susan OSGOOD b: 12 APR 1795
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