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Samuel Gillett

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dorchester, (Present Suffolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Greenfield, Hampshire County (Present Franklin County), Massachusetts
Cause of death: Killed in the Falls Fight in King Philip's War
Place of Burial: Falls Fight Gravesite, Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonathan Gillett, Sr. and Mary Dolbere
Husband of Hannah Jennings
Father of Mary Ives; Hannah Gillett; Samuel Gillette, Jr and Hannah Taylor
Brother of Cornelius Gillette; Jonathan Gillette, Jr.; Mary Brown; Ann or Hannah Filley (Gillett); Joseph Gillett, Sr. and 4 others

Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About Samuel Gillett

Link to grave http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37289512&ref=wvr

Samuel Gillett was the son of Jonathan Gillett and Mary Dolbiar, and the husband of Hannah Dickinson. Samuel served in King Philip's War and was killed by Indians during the retreat in the Turner's Falls Fight (Peskeompskut). A memorial plaque at Nash's Mill, Greenfield Twp, Franklin Co, MA, memorializes the event as follows: "Captain William Turner of Boston a soldier in King Philip's War was mortally wounded while crossing the Putcummencon (Green) River and fell on the west bank May 19, 1676 On the retreat after the 'Falls Fight' at Peskeompskut (Turner's Falls) forty men of his command fell that day Captain Samuel Holyoke with the survivors fought tgheir way back to Hatfield."

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GScid=2382823&GRid=37289512&

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An original settler of Hadley

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Samuel Gillett's Timeline

1643
January 22, 1643
Dorchester, (Present Suffolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
January 22, 1643
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
January 22, 1643
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
January 22, 1643
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
January 22, 1643
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
January 22, 1643
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
January 22, 1643
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
January 22, 1643
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
January 22, 1643
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
1668
September 23, 1668
Age 25
Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony