Lt. Samuel Sawyer

Is your surname Sawyer?

Research the Sawyer family

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Samuel Sawyer

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: February 11, 1718 (71)
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Sawyer, of Newbury and Ruth Sawyer
Husband of Mary Sawyer
Father of Mary Woodman; William Sawyer; Hannah Sawyer; Ruth Sawyer; Josiah Sawyer and 3 others
Brother of John Sawyer; Bitfield Sawyer; Ruth Morse; Mary Sawyer; Sarah Brown and 7 others

Occupation: Lt., King Philip's War. Innholder in Newbury, Quaker
Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Lt. Samuel Sawyer

Lt. Samuel Sawyer was born on 22 November 1646 at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was the son of Lt. William Sawyer and Ruth Bitfield. On 13 March 1671 at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, Samuel married Mary Emery, daughter of Sgt. John Emery and Mary Webster. In 1675, he was commissioned a lieutenant and he fought in King Philip's War. Lt. Samuel Sawyer became a freeman on 12 May 1675 at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. From 1693 through 1716, he was a licensed innholder in Newbury. He and Mary Emery were members of the Society of Friends in Newbury. In 1704, a Quaker meeting was held in Samuel's home. He died on Friday, 11 February 1718 at Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 71 years, 2 months and 20 days.

GEDCOM Note

Was made a freeman May 12, 1675. Lieutenant.

view all 12

Lt. Samuel Sawyer's Timeline

1646
November 22, 1646
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1672
January 20, 1672
Newbury, Essex, MA
1674
June 5, 1674
Newbury, Essex, Morocco
1675
1675
West Newbury, Massachusetts, United States
1677
1677
1679
January 12, 1679
Newbury, Essex, MA
1680
January 20, 1680
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1683
February 23, 1683
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686
October 27, 1686
Newbury, Essex, MA