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Birthplace: Cottingham, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Bradford, Massachusetts, United States
Managed by: Denise Unander
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About Samuel Stickney, Sr

Samuel was oldest in a family of ten children.

He emigrated from England to Massachusetts.

He was probably a farmer; he settled in the Groveland part of Rowley (later called Bradford in 1672. He was selectman of Bradford 1671, 1681, 1682, 1689, 1691, 1692, 1693, 1695.

He was designated as Lieutenant (probably in King Philip's War, 1675-76)

He was probably Congregationalist (Puritan); the Lincolnshire fens where the Stickneys came from was the hotbed of Antinomianism, with its great stress on the spirit.

He died at the age of 76.

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Sources on Lieutenant Samuel Stickney I:

   * Descendants of Richard Longhorne of Rowley, MA, which was constructed by William Lander, 176 Gieger Rd., Cleveland, TN. 37312 (E-mail:, © 1998 by William C. Lander.
   * General information on Lieutenant Samuel Stickney I provided by:
         o Wendy Edmands Pearson, in her research for membership in the Colonial Dames
         o Mary Caroline Findley Edmands, 1887-1970, in her research for membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution
         o Mary Anna Hawes Edmands Ashbrook, 1917-1992, in her compilation of Mary Caroline Findley Edmands's research
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Samuel Stickney, Sr's Timeline

February 12, 1690
Age 58
Bradford, Massachusetts, United States
March 6, 1631
Cottingham, Yorkshire, England
February 18, 1653
Age 21
Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
March 6, 1630
Cottingham, Yorkshire, England
October 22, 1924
Age 58
March 21, 1953
Age 58
April 6, 1674
Age 43
Bradford, Essex, Mass.
February 13, 1690
Age 58
Bradford, Essex Co, Ma
June 29
Cottingham, Yorkshire, England