Samuel Gilbert (1664 - 1733) MP

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Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Lyme, New London County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
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About Samuel Gilbert

One of the Gilbert family of New England : ancestry of Sarah Rebecca (Gilbert) Bloss, (wife of John B. Bloss, of Washington, D.C.), eighth in descent from Jonathan Gilbert, of Hartford, Conn (1902)

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Children of Jonathan Gilbert:

By wife, Mary White, who d. 1650 (they were married Jan. 29, 1645-'6)--

i. Jonathan, b. May 11, 1648.

ii. Mary, bapt. Dec. 17, 1649; m. (1) John Rossiter, (2) Samuel Holton.

By wife Mary Wells, b. 1626, d. July 3, 1700--

iii. Sarah, b. July 25, 1651; m. July 25, 1670, Capt. Andrew Belcher, of Boston

iv. Lydia, b. Oct. 3, 1654; m. (1) Jonathan Richardson, of Stonington, (2) --- Chapman.

v. Nathaniel ; d. unmarried.

vi. Thomas ; of Boston; m. (1) Lydia Ballett, (2) Mrs Mary Trowbridge.

vii. Samuel, b. 1663; m. Mary Rogers.

viii. Ebenezer, b. ---; m. --- ---.

ix. Rachel ; m. Sept. 22, 1686, Josiah Marshfield.

x. Hester ; m. Charles Dickenson.

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-------------------- He was cornet under Major John Mason, in the Pequot War; ensign in a train band in Hartford, ct., July, 1678; one of the patentees of the town of Colchester, Ct., in 1707, and commanded a company in the expedition against Canada, in 1711 . He was also at one time marshal of the Connecticut Colony. His father, Jonathan, was one of first proprietors of Hartford. --------------------

   amuel may have assisted his mother with taking care of an inn. He was a member of the militia. In October, 1698, he was commissioned Ensign of the North Train Band at Hartford. In July 1705, he sold land in Hartford to his brother, Thomas Gilbert of Boston, mariner. He sold the inn property in Hartford to Capt. Caleb Williamson. About the same time he leased to William Worthington a place on the highway running south from Wyllys Street in Hartford. Worthington bought the property in 1709 and kept an inn there until he moved to Colchester in 1717.
   Perhaps about 1706, Ensign Gilbert moved his family to Colchester. In May 1707, he was confirmed Captain of the Train Band in Colchester. In 1709 he was Captain of a company in Colonel William Whiting's regiment in an expedition to Canada.
   April 8, 1724, Capt. Samuel Gilbert, then of Lyme but late of Colchester, sold to Joseph Otis of Scituate, MA, "all my farm in Colchester, 280 acres." In the same month he gave or sold land to his son, Nathaniel Gilbert and moved to Paugwonk, within the limits of Lyme. Paugwonk was partly in colchester, partly in Lyme and became the town of Salem in 1803.
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Samuel Gilbert's Timeline

1664
August 5, 1664
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1685
June 29, 1685
Age 20
Hartford, Hartford County, CT, USA
October 2, 1685
Age 21
New London, New London County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1687
February 5, 1687
Age 22
Hartford, Hartford County, Dominion of New England (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
1690
September 26, 1690
Age 26
Hartford, Hartford County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
1692
April 12, 1692
Age 27
Hartford, Hartford County, CT, USA
1696
December 2, 1696
Age 32
Hartford, Hartford County, CT, USA
1699
August 20, 1699
Age 35
1700
1700
Age 35
1703
1703
Age 38