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Samuel Atkins

Birthplace: Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, Colonial America
Death: circa August 1768 (85-93)
Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Atkins and Bethiah Hopkins
Husband of Emeline Atkins
Father of Eunice Collins; Desire Sylvester; Henry Atkins; Anna Newcomb Kendrick; Elizabeth Kendrick and 3 others
Brother of Desire Atkins; John Atkins, Died Young 1; Nathaniel Atkins, Sr.; Joseph Atkins, Sr.; Thomas Atkins and 2 others
Half brother of Mary Atkins, Died Young; Cpl. Samuel Atkins and Isaac Atkins

Managed by: John H. Nye
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About Samuel Atkins

Born 25 Jun 1679 in Eastham, Plymouth

Son of Henry Atkins and Bethiah (Linnell) Hopkins

Brother of Samuel Atkins [half], Isaac Atkins [half], Desire Atkins, John Atkins, Nathaniel Atkins, Joseph Atkins, Thomas Atkins, John Atkins and Mary Atkins

Husband of Emeline (Newcomb) Atkins — married 8 Apr 1703 [location unknown]

Father of Elizabeth (Atkins) Kendrick, Eunice (Atkins) Collins, Anna (Atkins) Kendrick, Bethiah (Atkins) Taylor and Tabitha (Atkins) Hamlin

Died before 9 Aug 1768 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay

Profile last modified 7 Jul 2019 | Created 29 May 2011


Mary Atkins Private Image 144 Samuel Atkins on June 25, 1679, the son of Henry Atkins and Bethiah Linnell of Eastham, Plymouth Colony[1] [2] [3]

On April 8, 1703, he married Emeline Newcomb, the daughter of Andrew and Anna (Bayes) Newcomb in Edgartown, Massachusetts Bay[4] e[2] [5] [3], and lived in Chatham[6], where his brother Thomas was town clerk[7]

Their children's dates of birth are not recorded. They included:

Henry, who administered his father's estate[2] [5], and who married Deborah Lothrop, daughter of Joseph [3] Eunice Atkins, who married Solomon Collins about 1726[7] [5] [3] Anna, whose marriage to Thomas Kendrick, son of Edward, was published January 27, 1734-35. [Eastham Recs.][2] [5] [3] Elizabeth, who married first, Daniel Eldredge, 31 January 1727-28, in Eastham, [Eastham Recs.]; and she married second, Solomon Kendrick, about 1735, with whom she moved to Barrington NS about 1762[2] [5] [3] Desire, who married a Mr. Sylvester[2] [3] Bethiah, who married February 3, 1757 Christopher Taylor[5] [3] Tabitha, who married May 12, 1757 Southworth Hamlin, May 12, 1757, in Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. [Chatham Recs.; Mf. 9:33] [2] [5] [3] Samuel's name does not appear on the 1761 tax list, but his son Henry wasn't appointed administrator of his estate until August 9, 1768 (Barn. Prob. Recs. 10:195, 13:384, 12:481,482)[5]. This profile shows he died before that date.


↑ Eastham and Orleans Vital Records Volume 1, page 70b and 71, published in Volume 7, page 238-9 of The Mayflower descendant : a quarterly magazine of Pilgrim genealogy and history by Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants; Publication date 1899; Publisher Boston : Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, which states ' '[p71] Henry Atkins hath a Sonne named Samuell was borne the last of february in the yeare one thousand six hundred fifty one ... Samuel atkins the son of Henry atkins was Born y e 25th day of June annodom 1679 ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Genealogical Memoir of the Newcomb Family, Containing Records of Nearly Every Person of the Name in America from 1635–1874. Also the First Generation of Children Descended from Females Who Have Lost the Name Newcomb by Marriage Newcomb, John Bearss, (Elgin, Ill.: Knight & Leonard, 1874) ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 "Genealogical Notes of Cape Cod Families" by Lydia B. Brownson, Grace W. Held, and Doris V. Norton, (Duxbury, Mass., typ., 1966). This open source shows information that may otherwise be behind a paywall. See Vol. 02 (Athearn to Bailey), page 223 for children of Henry Atkins, and 253 for children of Samuel and Emeline Atkins ↑ Massachusetts Vital Records Edgartown V1, page 91, also found in NEHGS, which states ADKINS Samuell and Embling Newcomb, Apr. 8, 1703. ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 Andrew Newcomb 1618–1686 and His Descendants Newcomb, Bethel Merritt, (New Haven: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1923) ↑ The history of Cape Cod : the annals of Barnstable county, including the district of Mashpee ... Main Author: Freeman, Frederick, 1799-1883; Published: Boston : Printed for the author, 1860-62. On page 614, Volume 2, Samuel Atkins is listed among the Selectmen for Chatham ↑ 7.0 7.1 A history of Chatham, Massachusetts : formerly the Constablewick or Village of Monomoit ; with maps and illustrations and numerous genealogical notes by Smith, William Christopher, 1861-; Publication date 1909; Publisher Hyannis, Mass. : F.B. & F.P. Goss See also: Acknowledgments

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Birth • 7 Sources 25 June 1679 Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States 1768 Age 89 Death • 2 Sources 9 August 1768 Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States No Image Available Samuel Atkins, "Find A Grave Index" Samuel Atkins, "Find A Grave Index" Family Members SPOUSES AND CHILDREN Samuel Atkins Samuel Atkins 1679–1768 Marriage: 3 April 1703 Edgartown, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States Emeline Newcomb Emeline Newcomb 1685–1768 Children (7) Eunice Atkins Eunice Atkins 1705–1790 Desire Atkins Desire Atkins 1708– Henry Atkins Henry Atkins 1713–1783 Anna Atkins Anna Atkins 1714–1799 Bethiah Atkins Bethiah Atkins 1715–1760 Elizabeth A Eldrege Atkins Elizabeth A Eldrege Atkins 1718–1769 Tabitha Atkins Tabitha Atkins 1720–1766 PARENTS AND SIBLINGS Henry Atkins Henry Atkins 1617–1700 Marriage: 25 Mar 1664 Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Bethia Linnell Bethia Linnell 1640–1726 Children (9) Desire Atkins Desire Atkins 1665–1735 John Atkins John Atkins 1666–1674 Nathanel Atkins Sr. Nathanel Atkins Sr. 1667–1725 Joseph Atkins Sr Joseph Atkins Sr 1669–1738 Thomas Atkins I Thomas Atkins I 1671–1750 Captain John Atkins Captain John Atkins 1674–1732 Mercy Atkins Mercy Atkins 1676–1729 Samuel Atkins Samuel Atkins 1679–1768 Bethiah Atkins Bethiah Atkins 1680–

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June 25, 1679
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, Colonial America
Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay
Chatham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Chatham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Harwich or Brewster, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
January 31, 1715
Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Barnstable, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts
Chatham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts