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Samuel Comstock, II

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
Death: Died in Providence, Providence, RI, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Comstock and Ann Smith / Comstock
Husband of Elizabeth Mercy Comstock
Father of Samuel Comstock III; Hazadiah Pray Comstock; Thomas Comstock; Daniel Comstock, Sr.; Elizabeth Sayles and 3 others
Brother of Daniel Comstock, I
Half brother of John Smith, Jr.

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About Samuel Comstock II

1679, July 1- Taxed 8 pence.

1687- Ratable estate: 4 cows, a horse, a mare, a swine, 2 acres planting and an acre of pasture.

1687, September 1- Taxed 3 shillings.

1695, June 10- He sold Jonathan Whipple 60 acres for 25 pounds.

1699, 1702, 07-08, 1711: Deputy.

1702, May 6- He was appointed on a committee by the Assembly, to audit the General Treasurer's accounts and other colony debts.

1713, June 16- Taxed 12 shillings.

1717, March 22- He gave testimony about certain land, calling himself 63 years of age. He was referred to as Captain at the time of his death.

1726, December 21- He made his will. Proved 18 September 1727. Inventory of estate valued at 296 pounds, 6 shhilngs, 1 pence.

1745, April 10- Widow Elizabeth of Smithfield, RI made her will. Proved 8 December 1747. Inventory of estate valued at 415 pounds, 13 shillings, 8 pence.

Sibling: Daniel born May 1655.


Samuel Comstock b.1654 Providence, Rhode Island d.27 May 1727 Providence, Rhode Island

Parents and Siblings

  • F. Samuel Comstock

est 1628 - bef 1660 M. Anne Tucker - AFT 1667 m. ABT 1653 Samuel Comstock 1654 - 1727 Daniel Comstock 1656 - 1725 Spouse and Children (edit) H. Samuel Comstock 1654 - 1727 W. Elizabeth Arnold 1645 - Bef 1747 m. 22 Nov 1678 Samuel Comstock 1679 - Hazadiah Comstock 1682 - 1764 Thomas Comstock 1684 - 1761 Daniel Comstock 1686 - Elizabeth Comstock 1690 - John Comstock 1693 - 1749/50 Ichabod Comstock 1696 - Job Comstock 1699 -

Name Samuel Comstock Gender Male Birth[1] 1654 Providence, Rhode Island Marriage 22 Nov 1678 Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States to Elizabeth Arnold Death[1] 27 May 1727 Providence, Rhode Island He was born in Providence RI in 1654 and died in Providence on May 27, 1727, at age 73.S1

From John Adams Comstock's 1949 book A History and Genealogy of the Comstock Family in America:S1

  • Samuel Comstock, (Samuel 2, William 1) born Providence, R. I., 1654; died Providence, May 27, 1727; married Nov 22, 1678, Elizabeth Arnold; b. Watertown, Mass., 1645; d. Smithfield, R. I., Oct 20, 1747, dau. of Thomas Arnold of Thomas Arnold of Cheselbourne, Dorset, England, and Phebe (Parkhurst) Arnold.
  • In 1699, 1702, '07', '08' and 1711 he was deputy, May 6, 1702, he was appointed on a committee by Assembly to audit the General Treasurer's account and Colony debts, April 1708, appointed on a committee to fix the rates of grain and other specie brought to the treasury.
  • On May 6, 1707, Ensign Comstock was a deputy from Providence. He was called Captain at the time of his death.
  • Capt. Richard Arnold, Samuel Comstock and others obtained, April 14, 1707, a grant of land at Woonsocket Hill, R. I. Samuel Comstock and Richard Arnold (whose sister Elizabeth Samuel married) were the first settlers at Woonsocket.
  • Samuel Comstock had a long controversy with the town of Mendon over ownership of 900 acres of land on present state line between Massachusetts and Rhode Island. On Nov 21, 1698, the selectman of Mendon gave Samuel Comstock "free liberty to cut so much timber as will be necessary for their use, viz.: to build the Saw mill and Dam at the Falls upon the Great River.
  • Samuel resided at Providence, but in 1731 a part was set off as Smithfield. Samuel Comstock's will of Dec. 21, 1726 was proved Sept. 18, 1727, executrix, wife Elizabeth. Inventory L 296 6s. 1d.
  • Will of widow Elizabeth Comstock of Smithfield, April 10, 1745, proved Dec. 8, 1747, gives to sons Thomas, Daniel, Ichabod, John, Job, and Hazadiah; to daughter Elizabeth Sayles; to grandson David Comstock; to granddaughter Sarah Aldrich; to great granddaughter Anne Steer. Inventory L415 13s. 8d.
  • From C. B. Comstock's 1905 book Some Descendants of Samuel Comstock of Providence, R.I.:S2
  • Samuel Comstock (Samuel 2), b. 1654; m. Elizabeth Arnold 22 November 1678; d. 27 May 1727; she d. 20 Oct., 1747. She was b. in Watertown, Mass., in 1645; the dau. of Thomas Arnold of Cheselbourne, Dorset, England, and Phebe (Parkhurst). Samuel Comstock, 1 July 1679, taxed 8d. 1699, 1702-7-8-11, deputy. 6 May 1702, appointed on a Committee by Assembly to audit the General Treasurer's account and colony debts. Apr., 1708, appointed on a committee to fix the rates of grain and other specie brought to the treasury. Was called captain at time of his death. 9 Aug., 1710, Capt. Samuel Comstock ordered Henry Mowry of 2 Company to impress men to go to Port Royal. He had a long controversy with the town of Mendon over ownership of 900 acres of land on present State line between Massachusetts and Rhode Island. On 21 Nov., 1698, the selectmen of Mendon gave Samuel Comstock "free liberty to cut so much timber as will be necessary for their use viz.: to build the Sawmill and Dam at the Falls upon the Great River." May 6, 1707, Ensign Samuel Comstock was a deputy from Providence. Capt. Richard Arnold, Samuel Comstock, and others obtained, Apr. 14, 1707, a grant of land at Woonsocket Hill, R.I. Samuel Comstock and Richard Arnold (whose sister Elizabeth Samuel married) were the first settlers at Woonsocket, R.I. Samuel 3 resided in Providence, but in 1731 a part was set off as Smithfield
  • Samuel's will of 21 Dec., 1726, was proved 18 Sept., 1727, executrix, wife Elizabeth. Inventory L296 6s. 1d. Will of widow Elizabeth Comstock of Smithfield, 10 Apr., 1745, proved 8 Dec., 1747. Gives to sons, Thomas, Daniel, Ichabod, John, Job, Hazadiah; to daughter Elizabeth Sayles; to grandson, David Comstock; to granddaughter, Sarah Aldrich; to great-granddaughter, Anne Steere. Inventory, L415 13s. 8d.

▼References ↑*1.0 1.1 Comstock, John Adams. A history and genealogy of the Comstock family in America. (Los Angeles: Commonwealth Press, 1949), p. 6, 1949, Secondary quality.

 
  • Comstock, Cyrus Ballou. Some descendants of Samuel Comstock of Providence, R.I., who died about 1660. (New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1905), p. 5, 1905, Secondary quality.
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Samuel Comstock II's Timeline

1654
1654
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
1679
April 16, 1679
Age 25
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
1682
April 16, 1682
Age 28
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
1684
November 7, 1684
Age 30
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
1686
July 19, 1686
Age 32
Providence, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1690
December 18, 1690
Age 36
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
1693
March 26, 1693
Age 39
Providence, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1696
June 9, 1696
Age 42
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
1699
April 4, 1699
Age 45
Providence, RI, USA