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Samuel Wilcoxson

Birthplace: Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Place of Burial: Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Wilcoxson, of Stratford; William Wilcoxson; Margaret Hayden and Margaret Wilcoxson
Husband of Hannah Wilcoxson
Father of Samuel Wilcoxson; William Wilcoxson; Joseph Wilcoxson, Sr.; Margaret Wilcoxson; Hannah Wilcoxson and 1 other
Brother of John Wilcoxson; Joseph Wilcoxson, Sr.; Deacon Timothy Wilcoxson; Elizabeth Stiles (Wilcoxson); Hannah Hayden and 5 others

Occupation: Representative for Simsbury in Hartford Assembly
Managed by: Floyd Brian Russak
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About Samuel Wilcoxson

Born ABT 1640 in Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT and died 12 MAR 1712/13 in Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT.

  • Parents: William Wilcoxson b: ABT 1601 in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England & Margaret Birdseye b: ABT 1611 in England
  • Military Service: BET 1665 AND 1712 Sergeant, Simsbury Train Band Company. Rank: Sgt.
  • Representative in Hartford Assembly for Simsbury

Samuel Wilcoxson (Willcoxson) lived briefly at Killingworth with his mother and step-father, but then moved to Windsor where he served as deputy in 1646 and married Hannah Rice. Then he was with the group of pioneers who founded the community of Simsbury. Many of his descendants continued to live at Simsbury for over two hundred years.

  • Marriage 1 Hannah Rice b: ABT 1639 in Concord, Middlesex Co., MA Married: ABT 1665 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT


  1. Samuel Wilcoxson II b: 15 APR 1666 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Ct
  2. William Wilcoxson , Sr. b: 9 JAN 1670/71 in Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT
  3. Joseph Wilcoxson , Sr. b: ABT 1674 in Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT
  4. Margaret Wilcoxson b: ABT 1676 in Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT


-------------------- Samuel (2), the third son, born about 1639, died 12 March 1713. He married Hannah - and his children were Samuel, William, Joseph, and "doubtless others". He was a sergeant of militia and had a grant of land at Meadow Plain, now Simsbury, and from this time the family name was associated with the town. Here for six generations they lived and died. (NEB genealogy)

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Sgt Samuel Wilcoxson's Timeline

Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Age 25
April 15, 1666
Age 26
Windsor, Hartford County, CT, USA
April 15, 1666
Age 26
January 9, 1671
Age 31
Age 34
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Age 36
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut
Age 38
March 12, 1713
Age 73
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
September 10, 1928
Age 73