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Samuel Corning, Ens.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John Cornynge and Mary
Husband of Elizabeth // and Elizabeth Huntley / Oakes
Father of Elizabeth Hayward; Remember Stone; Samuel Corning, Jr. and Sarah Corning

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About Samuel Corning, Ens.

Biography

Origins unknown, Arrived in Salem by 1637 and married Elizabeth (Huntley?Oakes?), removed to Beverley.[1] Samuel Corning made a freeman 2d June, 1641.[2] He was elected Selectman in 1674 and 1678, and chosen assistant in 1670. He was made collector of rate on May 15, 1665 for the. Massachusetts Bay Colony. Samuel was one of the Founders of the first church at Beverly, 1667 and built the Meeting House. In the first house of worship, erected 1656, Richard Brackenbury and Samuel Corning had leave to make a seat at the north end of the pulpit.[3][4][5] An acre of land granted him [Samuell Corning] for sowing hemp in 1641. He removed to Wenham, Massachusetts. His wife was admitted to the church April 5, 1640. He was afterward prominent in Beverly. He was on the committee. May 13, 1663, equivalent to the first board of selectmen.[6]

He had three children:

  1. Remember (Corning) Stone baptized May 3, 1640 died 1715[7]
  2. Samuel Corning II born 1641 died 1714[7]
  3. Elizabeth (Corning) Hayward baptized Jun 4 1644[7]

He died 11 Mar 1694 aged 78.[7] His probate records are on file in Essex County.[8]

Not sourced

The following has not been sourced and is unverified:

Samuel Corning (Cornynge) was born in 1616 in Shelfhanger, Guiltcross, Norfolk, England, the second son of John and Mary. Samuel's baptismal record can be found at Forncett St. Peter's Church in Norfolk stating that he was baptized on June 2, 1616. He was the third in a family of nine children and when Samuel was two years old, his family moved to Wramplingham.

Military training was a definite part of Samuel's early life. He was a Captain of a trained band in Wramplingham and after he immigrated to the new American colonies, he served in the militia. For this reason, he is often referred to as 'Ensign Corning'.

Burial Date 14 May 1694 "Source?"

Sources

  • 1 Robert Charles Anderson. The Great Migration Directory: Immigrants to New England, 1620–1640 p 79 (Boston, Massachusetts. New England Historic and Genealogical Society. 2015)
Biography

Origins unknown, Arrived in Salem by 1637 and married Elizabeth (Huntley?Oakes?), removed to Beverley.[1] Samuel Corning made a freeman 2d June, 1641.[2] He was elected Selectman in 1674 and 1678, and chosen assistant in 1670. He was made collector of rate on May 15, 1665 for the. Massachusetts Bay Colony. Samuel was one of the Founders of the first church at Beverly, 1667 and built the Meeting House. In the first house of worship, erected 1656, Richard Brackenbury and Samuel Corning had leave to make a seat at the north end of the pulpit.[3][4][5] An acre of land granted him [Samuell Corning] for sowing hemp in 1641. He removed to Wenham, Massachusetts. His wife was admitted to the church April 5, 1640. He was afterward prominent in Beverly. He was on the committee. May 13, 1663, equivalent to the first board of selectmen.[6]

He had three children:

   Remember (Corning) Stone baptized May 3, 1640 died 1715[7]
   Samuel Corning II born 1641 died 1714[7]
   Elizabeth (Corning) Hayward baptized Jun 4 1644[7] 

He died 11 Mar 1694 aged 78.[7] His probate records are on file in Essex County.[8]

Not sourced

The following has not been sourced and is unverified:

Samuel Corning (Cornynge) was born in 1616 in Shelfhanger, Guiltcross, Norfolk, England, the second son of John and Mary. Samuel's baptismal record can be found at Forncett St. Peter's Church in Norfolk stating that he was baptized on June 2, 1616. He was the third in a family of nine children and when Samuel was two years old, his family moved to Wramplingham.

Military training was a definite part of Samuel's early life. He was a Captain of a trained band in Wramplingham and after he immigrated to the new American colonies, he served in the militia. For this reason, he is often referred to as 'Ensign Corning'.

Sources

  • 1 Robert Charles Anderson. The Great Migration Directory: Immigrants to New England, 1620–1640 p 79 (Boston, Massachusetts. New England Historic and Genealogical Society. 2015)
  • 2 George Brown's genealogy, p.216
  • 3 History of Beverly, p. 246.
  • 4 Town Records of Salem Massachusetts, 1634-1691, 3 volumes (Salem 1868, 1913, 1934) 1:69
  • 5 Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts, 1636-1686, 9 volumes (Salem 1911-1975) 7:11
  • 6 Pope, p.118
  • 7 Gary Boyd Roberts Genealogies of Connecticut Families (The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Jan 1983) Three Volumes Volume 1 p 223
  • 8 The Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts, 1635-1681, 3 volumes (Salem 1916-1920; rpt. Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1988). Citations to the unpublished probate records are to case numbers, or to register volumes (which begin with volume 301) 1:34-35 Case # 6381 his estate included lands in different parts of Beverly. His widow Elizabeth survived him. His estate was divided among his children Samuel, Elizabeth and Remember.
  • MBCR :Records of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, 1628-1686, Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, ed., 5 volumes in 6 (Boston 1853-1854) 1:378
  • Perley: Sidney Perley, The History of Salem, Massachusetts, Vol 2 (Salem 1924­-1928) 2: 11
  • Sarah Stone Anc: Walter Goodwin Davis, The Ancestry of Sarah Stone, Wife of James Patten of Arundel (Kennebunkport) Maine (Portland 1930) 5
  • NEHGR: The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 100:261-62 George Brown's genealogy, p.216
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Samuel Corning, Ens.'s Timeline

1603
1603
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts
1640
May 3, 1640
Age 37
Beverly, Essex County, MA, USA
1641
March 14, 1641
Age 38
Windham, (Present Essex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
1643
April 4, 1643
Age 40
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
1694
March 11, 1694
Age 91
Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts
May 14, 1694
Age 91
1941
April 26, 1941
Age 91
April 26, 1941
Age 91
May 2, 1941
Age 91