Capt. Samuel Sears

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Samuel Sears

Birthplace: Yarmouth, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Death: Died in Brewster, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: West Brewster, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Paul Sears, Sr. and Deborah Sears
Husband of Mercy Sears
Father of Hannah Vincent; Samuel Sears, Jr.; Nathaniel Sears; Tamsin Freeman; Joseph Sears and 16 others
Brother of Mercy Sears; Bethia Crowell; Lydia Snow; Paul Sears, Jr.; Mary Knowles and 10 others

Occupation: Captain
Managed by: Private User
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About Capt. Samuel Sears

He was one of the earliest inhabitants of Harwich. His first house there was just over the line that separates the part of Harwich, which is now West Brewster, from East Dennis. It stood until after 1800 and was occupied by his sons. His will was dated April 7, 1740. He was constable in 1702, lieutenant 1706, and later captain. He married Mercy Mayo, born 1664, died January 20, 1748-49, daughter of Deacon Samuel and Tamsin (Lumpkin) Mayo, and granddaughter of Rev. John Mayo; children: Hannah, born July 1, 1685; Samuel, September 15, 1687; Nathaniel, September 23, 1689; Tamsen, November 13, 1691, died July 17, 1761; Jonathan, September 3, 1693; Captain Joseph, July 15, 1695; Joshua, May 3, 1697; Judah, October 29, 1699, mentioned below; John, July 18, 1701; Seth, May 27, 1703; Benjamin, June 16, 1706.

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Capt. Samuel Sears's Timeline

January 3, 1664
Yarmouth, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
July 1, 1685
Age 21
HARWICH, Barnstable Co., Plymouth Colony, MA, USA
September 15, 1687
Age 23
Harwich, Barnstable County, Dominion of New England
Age 24
November 13, 1691
Age 27
Harwich, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Age 26
Christ Church, Middlesex, Virginia, United States
September 3, 1693
Age 29
Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
July 15, 1695
Age 31
Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
May 3, 1697
Age 33
Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
October 29, 1699
Age 35
Harwitch, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States