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Samuel Hills, of Malden & Newbury

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Bridge Street Cemetery, West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Hills, Jr and Hannah Hills
Husband of Abigail Hills
Father of Samuel Hills; Joseph Hills; Nathaniel Hills; Benjamin Hills, Sr; Abigail Hills and 9 others
Brother of Joseph Hills; Hannah Lamb; Ebenezer Hills; Elizabeth Lynde; John Hills and 2 others

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About Samuel Hills, of Malden & Newbury

Samuel Hills of Malden & Newbury

  • Birth: MAY 1652 in Malden, Middlesex Co., MA
  • Parents: Joseph HILLS c: 03 MAR 1602 in Great Burstead, Billerica, Essex, Eng, Hannah SMITH b: ABT 1602
  • Death: 18 AUG 1732 in Newbury, Essex Co., MA
  • Burial: AFT 18 AUG 1732 Rock Bridge Cemetery, West Newbury, Essex Co., MA 2

Samuel was a sergeant in the Indian War with King Philip. He was listed as one of the survivors of Captain Thomas Lathrop's Company in the disastrous battle of Muddy Brook, now called Bloody Brook, 18 September 1675. Samuel was also at the Battle of Narragansett, December 19, 1675.

Married

  1. Sarah WISE b: ABT 1654 in Malden, Middlesex Co., MA (nb needs checking - marriage date is given as an impossible 1650 in source 1)
  2. 20 MAY 1679 in Newbury, Essex Co., MA to Abigail WHEELER b: 02 FEB 1655

Children

  1. Samuel HILLS b: 16 FEB 1680 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
  2. Joseph HILLS b: 21 JUL 1681 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
  3. Benjamin HILLS b: 16 OCT 1684 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
  4. Abigail HILLS b: 02 SEP 1686 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
  5. Henry HILLS b: 23 APR 1688 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
  6. William HILLS b: 08 OCT 1689 in Newbury, Essex Co., MA
  7. Josiah HILLS b: 27 JUL 1691 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
  8. John HILLS b: 20 SEP 1693 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
  9. Abigail HILLS b: 27 JUN 1695 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
  10. James HILLS b: 26 FEB 1697 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
  11. Hannah HILLS b: 26 FEB 1697 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
  12. Daniel HILLS b: 08 DEC 1700 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
  13. Smith HILLS b: 10 APR 1706 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts

Sources:

  1. Genealogy of the Descendants of Joseph Hills of Malden and Newbury, Mass.,1602-1688
  2. AFN Reference Number: 8QK8-4B

Links

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  • Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts Volume 2 edited by William Richard Cutter
  • https://archive.org/details/genealogicaland01cuttgoog
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicaland01cuttgoog#page/n419/mode/1up
  • Pg. 905
  • (I) Joseph Hills, the immigrant, was born in the parish of Great Burstead, Essex county, England, and was baptized there in March, 1602. His father was son of George Hills, who married Mary Simonds, of Billericay, Essex, England, widow of William Simonds of Billericay, tanner. Their marriage license bears date October 13, 1596, at which time George Hills did not use the final "s" in his surname. It first appears as Hills in the records in February, 1608, and perhaps was so written by some new vicar who had charge of the parish books.
  • Joseph Hills married Rose Clark, at Great Burstead, July 22, 1624. They removed with several children to Maldon, Essex, where John, Steven and Sarah were born. In 1638 he became a stockholder or "undertaker" in the ship "Susan and Ellen," in which he sailed
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicaland01cuttgoog#page/n420/mode/1up
  • Pg.906
  • with is family for Boston, arriving there July 17, 1638. He settled at Charlestown, Massachusetts, and in 1644 he was made a selectman there, in 1646 was in the general court and in the next year was elected speaker. He lived on the Mystic side of Charlestown, in the part that became Malden, which was named from Mr. Hills' old home in England. . . . . It is of interest to note that John Waite, who succeeded him, was representaive for nineteen years and that he was his son-in-law. . . .
  • His wife Rose, whom he married in England before he came to America, died in Malden March 24, 1650. He married second, June 24, 1651, Hannah Smith, widow of Edward Mellows, and who died about 1655. His third marriage, in January, 1656, to Helen (Ellina or Eleanor) Atkinson, daughter of Hugh Atkinson of Kendall, Westmoreland, England, was attended with some unusual . . . . . His third wife died January 6, 1663, and he married, March 8, 1665, at Newbury, Massachusetts, Anne Lunt, widow of Henry Lunt, and lived at her house in Newbury during the remainder of his life. She was born about 1621, probably in England. . . . . He became totally blind in 1678. He died at Newbury, February 5, 1688, aged about eighty-six years. He was the father of fifteen children: 1. Mary, baptized at Great Burstead, England, November 13, 1625, died in Malden, Massachusetts, November 25, 1674. 2. Elizabeth, baptized at Great Burstead, October 21, 1627. 3. Joseph, baptized at Great Burstead, August 2, 1629, died young. 4. James, baptized at Great Burstead, March 6, 1631, died young. 5. John, baptized Great Burstead, March 21 1632, died in Malden, July 28, 1652. 6. Rebecca, baptized at Maldon, England, April 20, 1634, died at Malden, Masschusetts, June 16, 1674. 7. Steven, baptized Maldon, May 1, 1636, died there before 1638. 8. Sarah, baptized at Maldon August 14, 1637, died there same day. 9. Gershom, born at Charlestown, Massachusetts, July 27, 1639, died at Malden between 1710 and 1720. 10. Mehitable, born at Malden, January 1, 1641, died there in July 1652. 11. Samuel, born at Malden, July, 1652. 12. Nathaniel, born Malden, December 19, 1653, died there 1664. 13. Hannah, born at Malden. 14. Deborah, born Malden, March, 1657, died there October 1, 1662. 15. Abigail, born Malden, October 6, 1658, died there October 9, 1662.
  • (II) Samuel Hills, son of Joseph Hills, the immigrant, was born in Malden, Massachusetts, in July, 1652, and died at Newbury, Massachusetts, August 18, 1732. He was . . . .
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicaland01cuttgoog#page/n421/mode/1up
  • Pg.907
  • He married at Newbury, Massachusetts, Abigail, daughter of David and Sarah (Wise) Wheeler, of Newbury. David was a son of John Wheeler, who was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, in 1625, and came to New England in the "Confidence" in 1638. He married Sarah Wise, May 11, 1650. Abigail Hills died April 13, 1742. Children of Samuel and Abigail (Wheeler) HIlls: 1. Samuel, born February 16, 1680, died at Rehoboth, Massachusetts, July 27, 1732. 2. Joseph, born July 21, 1681, died at Newbury, Massachusetts, November 6, 1745. 3. Nathaniel, born February 9, 1683, died at Hudson, New Hampshire, April 12, 1748. 4. Benjamin, born October 16, 1684, died at Chester, New Hampshire, November 3, 1762. 5. Abigail, born September 2, 1686, died at Newbury, August 11, 1688. 6. Henry, born April 23, 1688, died at Hudson, New Hampshire, August 20, 1757. 7. William, born October 8, 1689, died at Newbury, before January 20, 1724. 8. Josiah, born July 27, 1691, died at Newbury, April 26, 1726. 9. John, born September 20, 1693, died after 1734. 10. Abigail, born June 27, 1695. 11. James, twin, born February 26, 1697. 12. Hannah, twin with James, born February 26, 1697. 13. Daniel, born December 8, 1700, removed from Nottingham West to Halifax, Nova Scotia, about 1754. 14. Smith.
  • (III) Smith Hills, youngest child of Samuel and Abigail (Wheeler) Hills, was born at Newbury, Massachusetts, April 10, 1706, and died at Leominster, Massachusetts, August 23, 1786. He married first, at Newbury, October 14, 1730, Mary, daughter of Samuel and Abigail (Goodrich) Sawyer. Samuel Sawyer was son of Samuel Sawyer and Mary Emery, his wife, and grandson of William Sawyer, who came from England. Mary Sawyer, wife of Smith Hills, was born at Newbury, Massachusetts, October 3, 1712, and died there July 24, 1744. Smith Hills married second (published January 12, 1745), in Newbury, Rachel Lowe, daughter of Nathaniel and Abigail (Riggs) Lowe, of Ispwich, Massachusetts. She was born November 29, 1725, and died at Leominster, Massachusetts, June 1, 1819. He had twenty children, seven by the fist wife and thirteen by the second, of whom all but the four youngest were born at Newbury; they were born at Leominster, where Smith Hills was one of the early settlers. Children of Smith Hills: 1. Abigail, born October 27, 1731. 2. Judith, born June 4, 1733; married Isaac Foster. 3. Mary or Molly, born July 31, 1735, died December 26, 1805. 4. Hannah, born October 31, 1737; married ___ Bartlett. 5. Samuel, born October 1, 1739. 6. An infant. 7. martha, born May 19, 1743. 8. Nathaniel, born June 4, 1745, died in West Newbury, September 29, 1832. 9. Ruth, born September 13, 1747, died August 26, 1803. 10 Rebecca, born October 25, 1749, died young. 11. Obadiah, born Newbury, August 23, 1751, died at Rowley, June 22, 1825. 12. Rachel, born November 10, 1753. 13. John, born May 2, 1756. 14. Rebecca, twin, born July 14, 1758. 15. Silas, twin with Rebecca, born July 14, 1758, probably died young. 16. Silas, born September 4, 1760, died January 8, 1855. 17. Smith, born Leominster, September 30, 1763, died at Leominster, September29, 1816. 18. Huldah, born February 1, 1766, died at Leominster, August 30, 1851. 19. Judith, born 1768, died at Leominster, March 15, 1851. 20 Betsey, died May 31, 1799.
  • (IV) .... etc.

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  • Genealogical guide to the early settlers of America: with a brief history of ... By Henry Whittemore
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=cSrlHHj2AFcC&pg=PA256&lpg=PA256&dq=Thomas+Hill+1660&source=bl&ots=rGddvnLdov&sig=EopwyoBiQtvuUOSgIQCWZhF8K1s&hl=en&ei=PeKCTYa-LIy8sQO9kIDmAQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CDIQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=Thomas%20Hill%201660&f=false
  • Pg. 254-256
  • JOSEPH HILL, Charlestown, 1638, was from Malden, in Essex, England, where he was a woolen draper; had brother John, of Barnham, about ten miles from Malden, who may have came over or died several years earlier, with wife Rose, who is thought to have been sister of President Druster, adm. of the ch., 1650, yet not freeman until 1645, though selectman the year preceding; rep. for Malden, 1647, 50 to 6; speaker of the house in the earliest year, but not "the first speaker," as in Geneal. Reg. IV, 34 is said; and leader of the militia of the town. His wife died 1650, and he married, following year, Hannah, widow of Edmond Mellows. Again, in 1656, married Helen Atkinson, called daughter of Hugh, of Kendall, in Co. Westmoreland, and in Newbury, 1665, married for fourth wife, Ann, widow of Henry Lunt. he died at N. 1688, in 86th year. His children were Joseph, born probably in England; Gersham, born 1639; Mehitable, 1641; died young; as did also Nathaniel and John; Samuel, 1652; Hannah, Deborah, 1657, died young; Abigail, 1658, died young, and perhaps Mait.

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  • American Marriage Records Before 1699 edited by William Montgomery Clemens
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=1ZgYZ0Qr1IgC&pg=PA30&lpg=PA30&dq=ebenezer+barker+1651&source=bl&ots=6INVawMmzB&sig=tXkiXNiWaPvu1nqeSJI6CaC5m0g&hl=en&sa=X&ei=P5XfU7flG8G2igLOjIGYCw&ved=0CBwQ6AEwADgU#v=onepage&q=wheeler&f=false
  • Pg.229
  • WHEELER, Abigail and Samuel Hills, 20 May 1679, Newbury, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Abigail and Ebenezer Barker, 25 May 1586, Andover, Mass.
  • WHEELER, David and Sarah Wise, 11 May 1650, Newbury, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Elizabeth and Francis Fletcher, 11 October 1656, Concord, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Elizabeth and William Green, 13 July 1659, Malden, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Elizabeth and Jonathan Rice, 12 February 1691, Sudbury, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Esther and Samuel Prescott, 5 May 1698, Acton, Mass.
  • WHEELER, James and Elizabeth Meek, 13 January 1696, New York.
  • WHEELER, John and Elizabeth Wells, 25 June 1685, Marlboro, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Joseph and Jane Hodges, 1 July 1695, Boston, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Joseph and Elizabeth Pell, 14 December 1697, Boston, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Lydia and Daniel Ennes, 25 April 1683, Andover, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Mary and Eliphalet Fox, 26 October 1665, Concord, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Mary and Samuel Greene, 4 May 1694, Malden, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Nathaniel and Mary Bridges, 9 November 1697, Boston, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Obadiah and Elizabeth White, 17 July 1672, Concord, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Rebecca and John Pierce, 10 June 1654, Boston, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Rebecca and John Curtis, 26 December 1661, Boston, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Richard and Elizabeth Turner, 4 March 1644, Dedham, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Richard and Sarah Prescott, 2 August 1658, Lancaster, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Roger and Mary Stone (widow), 23 November 1659, Boston, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Ruth and Ephraim Jones, 7 May 1673, Concord, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Samuel and Mary Perry, 10 November 1673, Stratford, Conn.
  • WHEELER, Sarah and John Greene, 18 October 1660, Malden, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Sarah and Francis Dudley, 26 October 1665, Concord, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Sarah and Joseph Rice, 22 December 1677, Dedham, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Thankful and Jonas Prescott, 15 October 1699, Concord, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Thomas and Sarah Beers Stearns (widow), 23 July 1677, Concord, Mass.
  • WHEELER, Timothy and Lydia Wheeler, 19 May 1692, Concord, N. H.
  • WHEELER, William and Hannah Buss, 30 October 1659, Concord, Mass.

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Sgt. Samuel Hills's Timeline

1652
May 1652
Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts
May 1652
Great Burstead, Essex, England, United Kingdom
1679
May 20, 1679
Age 27
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1680
February 16, 1680
Age 27
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
1681
July 21, 1681
Age 29
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States of America
1683
February 9, 1683
Age 30
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States of America
1684
October 2, 1684
Age 32
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States of America
1686
September 2, 1686
Age 34
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States of America
1688
April 23, 1688
Age 35
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States of America
1689
October 8, 1689
Age 37
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States of America