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Samuel Jackson

Male Abt 1648 - Bef 1715  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Samuel Jackson  [1
    Born Abt 1648  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 12 Feb 1714/5  [1
    • inventory
    Notes 
    • Married (1) ____. We may suspect that her name was Jedidah, for both her son Henry and dau. Abigail conferred this uncommon name on their respective eldest daus. Thomas Skidmore had a dau. named Jedidah, who m. Edward Higbee, and was of proper age to be mother or aunt of Samuel Jackson's wife.
      Married (2) Phebe, widow of William Lyon and Daniel Crofut; she m. (4) Zachariah Lawrence.
      Will 30 Aug. 1712; wife, Exec'x ; to daus. Hannah, Deborah, Rachel, and Abigail, moveable Est.; lands already disposed to sons by deed.
      Inv. 12 Feb. 1714/5 ; Widow Phebe. She appeared under the name Phebe Lawrence, 2 Mar. 1715.
      Children [by first wife], three recorded at Fairfield, younger ones bapt. at Stratfield
      Samuel, b. 19 June [167—], d, y.
      Nathaniel, b. 6 Mar. [167—], d. y.
      Hannah, b. 17 Mar. 167[-1, bapt. 6 Apr. 1701; m. (1) at Stratfield, 15 Apr. 1709, Nathaniel Lyon; m. (2) Matthew Jennings.
      Joshua, d. in 1698; Inv. 10 Jan. 1698 [1698/91; m. Elizabeth Sanford, dau. of Ezekiel, b. 6 Sept. 1679; she m. (2) Joseph Jackson, and (3) Thomas Chambers. Only child: Joshua, bapt. at Stratfield, 16 Oct. 1698, d. y. Adm'n on Joshua's Est. granted to widow Elizabeth and her father-in-law Samuel Jackson, who promised to add £10 for the use of widow and child of his son, and gave to his gr. son Joshua his right in the pasture and lot of [his own] father Henry Jackson.
      Henry, b. abt. 1679, bapt. 6 Apr. 1701.
      Deborah, b.____, bapt. 6 Apr. 1701; m. (in 1701), Alexander Fairchild.
      Daniel.
      Rachel, m. Moses Lyon, of Newtown.
      Jonathan, bapt. 21 July 1695; chose Sergt. John Odell for guardian, 5 Jan. 1714/5. He, of Stratfield, blacksmith, conveyed 1717 part of gr. father Jackson's long lot held in common with bro. Ebenezer. Of Newtown, he conveyed 1728.
      Abigail, b. (say 1696), d. at Woodbury, 2 Nov. 1772; m. (rec. Woodbury) 6 Nov. 1717, Cornelius Bronson, Jr. They conveyed to James Dennie, 16 June 1743, one-thirtieth of land that originally belonged to Henry Jackson.
      Ebenezer, bapt. 16 Oct. 1698; chose Henry Jackson for guardian, 5 Jan. 1714/5; resided Wilton. He, of Norwalk, conveyed 1721 land given by father Samuel to bro. Jonathan and myself, also one-eighth of gr. father Jackson's long lot.
      Bethia, bapt. 11 May 1701, d. y.
      Child (by second wife), bapt. at Stratfield:
      Gabriel, bapt. 9 Jan. 1709. [3]
    Person ID I40711  Mindrum
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 

    Father Henry Jackson,   b. Abt 1606, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 Jun 1686, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Unknown,   d. Dec  
    Family ID F27571  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Unknown,   d. Dec  
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F27740  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Phebe,   d. Dec  
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F27745  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:321.

    2. [S2759] Robert C. Anderson, (New England Historic Genealogy, 2011), p. 21.

    3. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:321-322.