Samuel Gunn I

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Samuel Gunn, Sr

Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: CT, British Colonial, America
Death: August 1, 1755 (92)
Hampshire, Sunderland, Massachusetts, British, Colonial America (slain)
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Gunn and Sarah Gunn Kellogg (Day)
Husband of Elisabeth Gunn (Wyatt)
Father of Sarah Dickinson; Elizabeth Cooley; Nathaniel Gunn I; Samuel Gunn, Junior; Mary Hubbard and 6 others
Brother of Gunn; Jasper Gunn; Gunn; Nathaniel Gunn, Jr.,; Hannah Tomlinson (Gunn) and 1 other
Half brother of Samuel Kellogg, Jr.; Lt. Nathaniel Kellogg; Ebenezer Kellogg and Joseph Kellogg

Managed by: Kenneth Dean Fortie
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About Samuel Gunn I

We are descended from Samuel through both his daughter Elizabeth and his son Nathaniel.

Samuel Gunn, born 1663, British Colonial, America, died 1 Aug 1755. Married to Elizabeth Brensen (Bronson) Wyatt on 22 Jan 1684/5. Elizabeth was born c 1665 in CT, died 2 Oct 1737 in CT.

Samuel was the only surviving son born to Nathaniel Gunn and Sarah Day, his two brothers; Nathaniel and Jasper both died young. Uncertain of the actual birth dates of the three sons. Samuel was possibly the third child born to Nathaniel and Sarah.

Samuel's father died sometime shortly after Samuel's birth. Sarah later remarried to a Samuel Kellogg on 24 Nov 1664. Sarah was killed by indians during the last attack on Hatfield, MA on 19 Sep 1677.

Samuel was one of the first 40 settlers of Sunderland, MA. He was an original proprietor of Sunderland, one of their first Deacons, Town Clerk and Selectmen.

Samuel was also reported to be actively engaged in the campaigns against the Indians.

Son of Nathaniel Gunn and Sarah Day Gunn. Sarah married, second, Samuel Kellogg on Nov 24,1664 at Springfield, and she was later killed in the raid on Hatfield.

He married Elizabeth Wyatt on Jan 22,1684/5 at Hatfield,MA.

Children: Sarah Gunn Dickinson, Elizabeth Gunn, Elizabeth Gunn Cooley, Nathaniel Gunn, Samuel Gunn Jr, Mary Gunn Hubbard, Abel Gunn, Christian Gunn Hubbard, Editha Gunn Billings, John Gunn, and Sarah Gunn Clary.

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Samuel Gunn I's Timeline

CT, British Colonial, America
August 3, 1686
Age 23
Hatfield, Hampshire, MA
November 8, 1689
Age 26
Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
November 8, 1689
Age 26
Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
July 30, 1693
Age 30
MA,, British Colonial Am.
March 22, 1696
Age 33
Hatfield, Hampshire, MA
August 9, 1698
Age 35
Hatfield, Hampshire, MA
July 17, 1700
Age 37
Hatfield, Hampshire, MA
September 5, 1702
Age 39
Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States