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Samuel Talcott

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Newtown (Present Cambridge), (Present Middlesex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: November 10, 1691 (57)
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of The Worshipful John Talcott and Dorothy Talcott
Husband of Hannah Talcott and Mary Talcott
Father of 'Cornet' Samuel Talcott; John Talcott; Hannah Chester; Elizir Talcott; Benjamin Talcott and 3 others
Brother of Lt. Col. John Talcott

Managed by: Todd Alan Benson
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About Capt. Samuel Talcott

Biographical Summary:

Samuel Talcott (c. 1635-1691), born in Cambridge, about 1635; graduate of Harvard College, 1658; married November 7, 1661, Hannah, daughter of Elizur and Mary (Pynchon) Holyoke, of Springfield; freeman, 1662; townsman, Hartford, 1665; he settled at Wethersfield upon land given him by his father; Commissioner for Wethersfield, 1669-84; deputy, 1670-84; Secretary, 1684, "in the absence of Capt. Allyn." May 16, 1676, while King Philip's War was raging, he was appointed one of the Standing Council; appointed Capt. of the troop of Hartford County, Oct., 1681; Assistant from 1685, excepting under Andros's administration, until his death, November 10, 1691. His wife, Hannah, died February 2, 1679, and he married (2) August, 1679, Mary____ . He is the ancestor of those of the name in Glastonbury and Wethersfed.

SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), pages 263-264. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books

  1. Talcott pedigree in England and America from 1558 to 1876 (Google eBook) Weed, Parsons and Co., 1876 - 316 pages. Page 94
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Capt. Samuel Talcott's Timeline

February 1634
Newtown (Present Cambridge), (Present Middlesex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 28
Wethersfield, CT, USA
Age 29
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
Age 30
Age 34
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
March 1, 1674
Age 40
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
Age 41
January 28, 1677
Age 42
Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut