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  • ID: I8302
  • Title: Capt.
  • Name: Samuel Church
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 01 SEP 2000
  • Event: Note
  • Note:
    Mary married Samuel Church, son of Richard Church of
    Hadley, Mass. They settled in Hadley about 1659. He died April 13, 1684. She
    died in 1690. Samuel CHURCH was born about 1638 in Hadley, MA. He was
    buried in Apr 1684 in Hadley, MA. He died on Apr 13 1684 in Hadley, MA.
    They settled in Hadley, MA abt 1659. Samuel was a freeman in 1657. He
    resided in Both Hadley, MA and in CT. Was a Hadley Selectman in 1672.
    In January 1673 a Surveyor and in 1681 a Constable. Tithingmen in MA
    were first ordered in1667. Hadley Selectmen chose four and they were
    approved by the County Court in Mar 1678, viz Timothy Nash, Samuel
    Moody, Samuel Church, Chileab Smith. They were to inspect the conduct
    of liquor sellers, Sabbath breakers, night walkers, tipplers, etc. and
    present the names of the disorderly to a magisrate says Judds History
    of Hadley, p. 70.
    Samuel took the oath of allegience in Hadley, Feb 8 1678. As appears
    from the town records of Hadley "he recieved 8 acres homelot and
    accomodationof to". Later the town granted him land on the west side
    of the Great River, formerly owned by and granted to Goodman Arnold
    and Samuel Church "set up a fence around his allotment. In 1663 Samuel
    lived with his father in Hadley and had no houselot, but in March of
    that year he recieved some land.
    (source: Descendants of Josiah Churchill from Wethersfield, Connecticut, Melanie-lynne (Brown) Marcotte (mailto:MMelanie@aol.com), http://www.parsonstech.com/genealogy/trees/mmarcott/melanie.htm)

    SAMUEL, Hadley, youngest s. of the preced. made freem. of Conn. 1657, rem. to H. after m. with Mary, perhaps eldest d. of Josiah Churchill, and d. 13 Apr. 1684, leav. eight ch. (Savage 1:384)
    1
  • Birth: 03 MAR 1628/29 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts 2 3 4 5
  • Death: 13 APR 1684 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts 6 7 1 8 5 9
  • Burial: Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts 6
  • Event: Freeman 1657 Connecticut 6 10 8
  • Residence: BEF 1659 Connecticut 6
  • Residence: 1659 Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
  • Note: with his father 6 11
  • Occupation: selectman 1672 Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts 6 12
  • Event: Misc 08 FEB 1678 Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
  • Note: took the oath of allegiance 6
  • Occupation: Surveyor JAN 1673 6
  • Occupation: Constable 1681 6
  • Occupation: Tithingman; "Tithingmen in MA were first ordered in1667. Hadley Selectmen chose four and they were
    approved by the County Court in Mar 1678, viz Timothy Nash, Samuel Moody, Samuel Church, Chileab Smith. They were to inspect the conduct of liquor sellers, Sabbath breakers, night walkers, tipplers, etc. and present the names of the disorderly to a magisrate says Judds History of Hadley, p. 70." MAR 1678 6
  • Residence: BEF MAR 1663
  • Note: with his father, owning no homelot 6
  • Event: Note
  • Note:
    Cathi's Genealogy Page:
    Capt. Samuel Church (Reference # 3394) was born 1636 and died 13 April 1684 at Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA. He married Mary Churchill before 1665. She was born 24 March 1638/9 at Wethersfield, now in Hartford Co., CT and died 1690. For information on her ancestry see the Churchill Family. They had the following children:
    Mary Church
    b. 23 January 1665
    d. 18 June 1700
    m. 16 November 1682 to Samuel Smith
    Samuel Church
    b. 19 August 1667
    d. 1737 at Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA
    m. 7 July 1692 to Abigail Harrison (11 Sept 1673-7 Sept 1717) and had the following children: Samuel Church (-28 Apr 1703); Martha Church (23 Sept 1694-); Abigail Church (25 Dec 1696-); Unnamed child (16 June 1699-16 June 1699); Richard Church (20 Sept 1700-); Nathaniel Church (7 Feb 1704-); Samuel Church (21 Aug 1706-); and Experience Church (2 Feb 1710-)
    m. 12 August 1720 to Abigail Strong (23 Nov 1690-) and had child: Joseph Church (28 Jan 1728-7 Sept 1819). She married second 12 October 1738 to Ebenezer Chapin.
    1704 - wounded during Indian raid on Deerfield, MA
    Richard Church
    b. 9 December 1669
    d. 15 October 1696 at Sunderland, MA - killed by Indians
    m. 24 January 1695/6 to Sarah Bartlett
    Mehitable Church
    b. 11 January 1671/2 at Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA
    d. 25 September 1748 at Hadley (now South Hadley), Hampshire Co., MA
    m. before 1701 to Nehemiah Dickinson II at MA
    Josiah Church
    b. 10 April 1673
    m. 24 November 1699 to Thankful Brooks (1679-) and had the following children: Mary Church (15 Jan 1701-); Jonathan Church (13 Dec 1702-); John Church (2 Oct 1704-); Elizabeth Church (10 Apr 1707-); Josiah Church (27 Nov 1709-); Mehitable Church (3 Sept 1711-); Joseph Church (12 Jan 1714-); Samuel Church (30 Apr 1716-); Ann Church (31 Aug 1718-); and Martha Church (4 Oct 1720-)
    Joseph Church
    b. 26 May 1678
    d. 1721 at Sunderland, MA
    Capt. Benjamin Church
    b. 1 September 1680
    d. 15 January 1755 at Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA
    m. 13 January 1709 to Miriam Hovey (27 Aug 1689-) and had the following children: Benjamin Church (26 Dec 1709-) and Meriam Church (12 May 1712-1773)
    m. 23 September 1714 to Hannah Dickinson (6 Sept 1684-bef May 1724), d/o Nehemiah Dickinson I and Mary Cowles (see the Dickinson Family for further information on her ancestry), and had the following children: Nehemiah Church (22 July 1715-1773); John Church (23 Sept 1716-); Esther Church (13 Feb 1718-bef 1780); and Mary Church (13 Aug 1719-). Hannah Dickinson had married first c1700 to Isaac Hubbard (1679-)
    m. 29 May 1724 to Mrs. Sarah Perkins
    John Church
    b. 24 December 1682
    d. 21 March 1757
    m. 5 February 1706/7 to Elizabeth Olmstead
    1
  • Event: Note
  • Note:
    History of Hadley:
    3. SAMUEL, s. of Richard, (1) freeman of Conn., 1657, d. April 13, 1684. M. Mary, prob. dau. of Josiah Churchill. Children--Mary, b. Jan. 23, 1665, m. 1684, Samuel Smith, and d. June 18, 1700; Samuel, b. Aug. 19, 1667; Richard, b. Dec. 9, 1669, m. Jan. 24, 1696, Sarah Bartlett, and was slain by Indians Oct. 15, 1696, ae. 26; Mehitable, b. Jan. 11, 1672, m. Nehemiah Dickinson; Josiah, b. April 10, 1673; Joseph, b. May 26, 1678, d. unm., 1721; Benjamin, b. Sept. 1, 1680; John, b. Dec. 24, 1682
    8
  • Event: Note
  • Note:
    CT Puritan Settlers, p 587
    CHURCH, SAMUEL, son of Richard, Sen., and Ann, m. Mary Churchill, of Wethersfield, daughter of Josias, and she is noticed in her father's will. She d. in 1690, and he d. April 13, 1684. He probably removed to Hadley with his father Richard and his family, about 1659 or '60. Their children were:
    1. Mary, b. Jan. 23, 1665; m. Samuel Smith.
    2. Samuel, b. Aug. 19, 1667; lived in Hadley.
    3. Richard, b. Dec. 9, 1669; killed by the Indians, Oct. 5, 1696.
    4. Mehetabel, b. Jan. 14, 1671 or '2; m. Nchemiah Dickinson.
    5. Josiah, b. April 10, 1673. Had a family at Hadley, but removed.
    6. Joseph, b. May 26, 1678; d. single in 1721.
    7. Benjamin, b. Sept. 1, 1680; resided in Hadley.
    8. John, b. Dec. 24, 1682. This was probably the John who settled at East Haddam
    11



    Father: Richard Church b: 06 FEB 1609/10 in Braintree, Essex, England
    Mother: Anne Marsh b: 10 OCT 1600 in Braintree, Essex, England

    Marriage 1 Mary Churchill b: 24 MAR 1638/39 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Children
    1. Has Children Mary Church b: 23 JAN 1664/65 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    2. Has Children Samuel Church b: 19 AUG 1667 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    3. Has No Children Richard Church b: 09 DEC 1669 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    4. Has Children Mehetabel Church b: EITHER 11 JAN 1672 OR 14 JAN 1672 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    5. Has Children Josiah Church b: 10 APR 1673 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    6. Has No Children Joseph Church b: 26 MAY 1678 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    7. Has Children Benjamin Church b: 01 SEP 1680 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts
    8. Has No Children John Church b: 24 DEC 1682 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts

    Sources:
    1. Title: Cathi's Genealogy Page, Url: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/4803/index.html
      Abbrev: Cathi's Genealogy Page
      Author: Cathi Frost frost@columbia-center.org
    2. Title: Ancestors of Joshua Lynn Ambrose, Url: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/a/m/b/WILLIAM-J-AMBROSE/index.html
      Abbrev: Anc of Joshua Lynn Ambrose
      Author: William J. Ambrose (ambrose@nishanet.com)
    3. Title: Albert Bruns Ancestors
      Abbrev: Albert Bruns Ancestors
      Author: Albert Bruns
      Publication: http://www.gendex.com/users/brunses/albertancestors/PERSONS.html
    4. Title: The Conrad Family Genealogical Research Center
      Abbrev: Conrad Gedcom
      Author: RWConrad@aol.com>
      Publication: http://www.my-ged.com/conrad/, Robert Conrad
    5. Title: Gene Pool Individual Records
      Abbrev: Gene Pool
      Author: Compiler: Lineages Inc.
      Publication: Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, 2000
    6. Title: Descendants of Josiah Churchill from Wethersfield, Connecticut
      Abbrev: Descendants of Josiah Churchil
      Author: MMelanie@aol.com)
      Publication: http://www.parsonstech.com/genealogy/trees/mmarcott/melanie.htm, Melanie-lynne (Brown) Marcotte (mailto
    7. Title: The Conrad Family Genealogical Research Center
      Abbrev: Conrad Gedcom
      Author: RWConrad@aol.com>
      Publication: http://www.my-ged.com/conrad/, Robert Conrad Page: (gives location as "Eng?")
    8. Title: The History of Hadley, Massachusetts
      Abbrev: History of Hadley
      Author: Judd, Sylvester
      Publication: New Hampshire Publishing Company, Somerset, NH, 1976 [reprint of 1905 edition]
      Page: pp 17-18 (GL 402)
    9. Title: The Churchill Family in America
      Abbrev: The Churchill Family in America
      Author: Churchill, Gardner Asaph; Churchill, Nathaniel Wiley
      Publication: privately published
      Page: pp 324-325
    10. Title: Genealogical Dictionary of First Settlers of New England, Volume: Vol. 1
      Abbrev: Genealogical Dictionary, vol. 1
      Author: Savage, James
      Publication: Genealogical Publishing Company, Boston, 1860-62
      Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com

      Page: p 384
    11. Title: Connecticut Puritan Settlers
      Abbrev: Connecticut Puritan Settlers
      Author: Hinman, Royal R.
      Publication: Tiffany and Company, Hartford, 1852
      Page: p 587
    12. Title: The History of Hadley, Massachusetts
      Abbrev: History of Hadley
      Author: Judd, Sylvester
      Publication: New Hampshire Publishing Company, Somerset, NH, 1976 [reprint of 1905 edition]
      Page: p 445-447 (GL 340-342)
    13. Title: Ancestors and Descendants of James LeRoy Burnside and Emily Marie Underwood, 1562-1970
      Abbrev: Burnside Ancestors & Descendants
      Author: Walter Clark Armstrong
      Publication: Washington, DC, 1971
      Repository:
        Name: GenealogyLibrary.com

      Page: pp 54-55 (no date/loc)
    14. Title: Cathi's Genealogy Page, Url: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/4803/index.html
      Abbrev: Cathi's Genealogy Page
      Author: Cathi Frost frost@columbia-center.org
      Page: (bef 1665)
    15. Title: Gene Pool Individual Records
      Abbrev: Gene Pool
      Author: Compiler: Lineages Inc.
      Publication: Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, 2000
      Page: (1665, London MA)

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