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Samuel Smith, Sr.

Male - Bef 1699


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  • Name Samuel Smith, Sr.  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 21 Mar 1698/9  [1
    • will proved
    Notes 
    • He married in 1665, Sarah Frost, daughter of Daniel, whose will 1684 called her Sarah Smith. The will of Isaac Frost 1684 named his sister the wife of Samuel Smith, and her son John. Engagement of marriage between Samuel Smith of Fairfield, son of Giles, and Sarah Frost, daughter of Daniel of Bankside, 11 Mar 1664/5. Samuel, Sr., of Fairfield, conveyed 11 Dec. 1695 to son Samuel, land bought from John Godwin and others; signed also by Sarah Smith.
      Will 27 Feb. 1698 (1698/9]) proved 21 Mar. 1698 (1698/9); sons John and Samuel had deeds of gift; daughters Elizabeth and Sarah, five shillings each ; all land to son Joseph ; daughter Hester, £30; to wife, all land and half of house for life. Inventory 12 Mar 1698 (1698/9).
      He renewed his Covenant with Fairfield Church, 17 Feb 1694/5, and his children Joseph and Hester were baptized that date. [1]
    Person ID I40687  Mindrum
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2017 

    Father Giles Smith,   b. Abt 1603, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 5 Jan 1669/70, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Unknown,   d. Dec  
    Family ID F27732  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah Frost,   b. Bef 1650 
    Married 1665  [1
    Children 
     1. John Smith,   b. Abt 1668
     2. Samuel Smith, Jr.,   d. 19 Dec 1711, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Smith,   d. Dec
     4. Sarah Smith,   d. Dec
     5. Abigail Smith,   b. Feb 1679/80, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Joseph Smith,   d. Dec
     7. Esther Smith,   b. Abt 1685,   d. 26 Aug 1769, Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F27724  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:569.