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Samuel Appleton, Jr.

Birthplace: Waldingfield, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Ipswich, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Appleton, of Ipswich and Mary or Judith Everard
Husband of Mary Oliver; Hannah Frances Appleton (Paine) and Mary Appleton
Father of John Appleton; Judith Wolcott; Hannah Downes; Colonel Samuel Appleton; Isaac Appleton and 8 others
Brother of Mary Thomas (Appleton); Judith Appleton; Martha Jacob; John Appleton; Sarah Phillips and 1 other
Half brother of Judith Appleton; Rev. Samuel Appleton and Sarah Appleton 1627-1714

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About Colonel Samuel Appleton

From: Savage, James. "Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Volume I." Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc. Reissued 1994. Page 61-2. Reproduced on Broderbund Softaware's Family Archive CD #169 (Genealogical Dictionary of New England, 1700's-1800's):

"SAMUEL, Ipswich, s. of the preced. bapt. 1624 at Little Wallingfield, brot. in 1635 by his f. m. Hannah, d. of William Paine of I. had Hannah, wh. m. William Downes of Boston; Judith, wh. m. 1678, Samuel Wolcott of Wethersfield; and Samuel, b. 1654; and by sec. w. m. 8 Dec. 1656, Mary, d. of John Oliver of Newbury, had John, b. 1660; Isaac, 1664; Joanna, wh. m. Nathaniel Whipple; and Oliver, 1676. He was a man of the highest repute in civ. and milit. serv. rep. 1668 and often after to 1681, when he was made Assist. and by ann. elect. cont. in that rank to the time of overthrow of the chart. governm. 1686. In 1675 he had com. of all the Mass. forces on Conn. riv. and late in the season, when succeed. by Major Savage in that quarter, was trans- fer. to the expedit. against Narranganset for the bloody and decisive action of 19 Dec. Resolute in support of the liberty of the people against the unlawf. taxation in 1687, he was imprison. by Andros, and hardly releas. See Hutch. I. 365. In the new Chart. of William and Mary, 1691, he was made one of the council, tho. by the pop. vote left out at the foll. elect. d. 15 May 1696; and his will of 17 Apr. 1695 was pro. 25 May of next yr."

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Colonel Samuel Appleton's Timeline

February 2, 1624
Waldingfield, Suffolk, England
February 2, 1624
Little Waldingfield, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
January 9, 1651
Age 26
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusettes
August 19, 1653
Age 29
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
November 3, 1654
Age 30
Ipswich,Essex County,MA
Age 35
Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts
Age 35
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
Age 39
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States