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Samuel Porter

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hingham, Plymouth, MA, USA
Death: Died in perhaps at sea "on a voyage to Barbadoes"
Immediate Family:

Son of Sgt. John Porter; John Porter and Mary Porter
Husband of Hannah Woodbury and Hannah Porter
Father of John Porter
Brother of John Porter; Joseph Porter; Benjamin Porter; Israel Porter; Mary Gardner and 2 others

Occupation: Mariner
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About Samuel Porter

Samuel, son of John and Mary Porter, was a mariner of Wenham, Massachusetts, where he owned a house and large farm. He married Hannah, daughter of William and Elizabeth Dodge of Beverly, to whom was born one child, a son, His death occured in 1660, his property being willed equally to his wife and son, but his father and his wife's father were named executors.

Date of marriage has been erroneously reported to be 1638.

He died on a trip to the Barbados. Pope's "Pioneers of Massachusetts" Page 369 "John, farmer, Roxbury, frm. Nov. 5, 1633. Rem. to Hingham p;ropr. 1635; deputy; town offic er. Rem. to Salem about 1644. Town officer many times. Sold house and land at Hing. 15 (1) 16 48. Adm. chh. 28 (2) 1649. He deposed in 1669, ae 73 years. He testified concerning Wm. Knigh t, Jan. 1672-3, ae 85 years. [So recorded.] Rem. to Wenham. Sergeant. Wife Margaret, widow o f -- Odding, memb. chh. of Rox. with him. [E.] She d. and he m. 2 Mary --, who was adm. chh . Salem 5 (3) 1644. Ch. John, Samuel, Joseph bapt. Sept. 9, 1638, Benjamin bapt. Nov. 1639, I srael bapt. Feb. 12, 1642, Mary bapt. 12 (8) 1645, Jonathan bapt. 12 (1) 1648, Sarah bapt 3 ( 4) 1649. He d. 6 Sept. 1676. Will dated 28 April, 1673, prob. 26 (7) 1676, beq. to wife Mary; son s John, Benjamin, Israel and Joseph; dau. Mary, wife of Thomas Gardner, and her 3 children; d au. Sarah; John, son of son Samuel; to Mr. Higginson and to the poor of Salem."

"A Potter-Richardson Memorial" compiled by Doreen Potter Hanna & Louise Potter Page 285 "Samuel Porter-2 (John-1), born in 1636, probably in Hingham, Massachusetts, married about 16 57, Hannah Dodge-2, 1642-1688, daughter of William-1 and Elizabeth (_____) Dodge of Beverly . He owned property in Wenham, Massachusetts, near Wenham Pond. A mariner, he died on a tri p to Barbadoes in 1660. His widow married Thomas Woodbury-3 (Humphrey-2, John-1), by whom sh e had eight children. She died in Beverly, Massachusetts, January 2, 1688.

Sources

  1. The History of Salem Massachusetts, volume II, 1638-1670 by Sidney Perley. Page: p161

Links

Samuel's will - Being bound to the Barbados - dated 10 Feb 1658/59, was probated in Salem 28 Jun 1660. He left his wife Hannah one-half of his farm at Wenham during her life and the other half of his farm to his son John; after his wife's death the other half was to go to John. His father John Porter and his father-in-law William Dodge and Edmund Batter to be overseers. John Rayment helped with inventory that had a total value of £33 19 shillings. Included in the inventory were: 2 oxen, 1 cow, 15 ewes and lambs, mare, colt, 4 cloth suits, psalm book, and a silver dram cup. [From The Porter Family in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia p. 7.]


About Samuel Porter

Samuel, son of John and Mary Porter, was a mariner of Wenham, Massachusetts, where he owned a house and large farm. He married Hannah, daughter of William and Elizabeth Dodge of Beverly, to whom was born one child, a son, His death occured in 1660, his property being willed equally to his wife and son, but his father and his wife's father were named executors.

He died on a trip to the Barbados. Pope's "Pioneers of Massachusetts" Page 369 "John, farmer, Roxbury, frm. Nov. 5, 1633. Rem. to Hingham p;ropr. 1635; deputy; town offic er. Rem. to Salem about 1644. Town officer many times. Sold house and land at Hing. 15 (1) 16 48. Adm. chh. 28 (2) 1649. He deposed in 1669, ae 73 years. He testified concerning Wm. Knigh t, Jan. 1672-3, ae 85 years. [So recorded.] Rem. to Wenham. Sergeant. Wife Margaret, widow o f -- Odding, memb. chh. of Rox. with him. [E.] She d. and he m. 2 Mary --, who was adm. chh . Salem 5 (3) 1644. Ch. John, Samuel, Joseph bapt. Sept. 9, 1638, Benjamin bapt. Nov. 1639, I srael bapt. Feb. 12, 1642, Mary bapt. 12 (8) 1645, Jonathan bapt. 12 (1) 1648, Sarah bapt 3 ( 4) 1649. He d. 6 Sept. 1676. Will dated 28 April, 1673, prob. 26 (7) 1676, beq. to wife Mary; son s John, Benjamin, Israel and Joseph; dau. Mary, wife of Thomas Gardner, and her 3 children; d au. Sarah; John, son of son Samuel; to Mr. Higginson and to the poor of Salem."

"A Potter-Richardson Memorial" compiled by Doreen Potter Hanna & Louise Potter Page 285 "Samuel Porter-2 (John-1), born in 1636, probably in Hingham, Massachusetts, married about 16 57, Hannah Dodge-2, 1642-1688, daughter of William-1 and Elizabeth (_____) Dodge of Beverly . He owned property in Wenham, Massachusetts, near Wenham Pond. A mariner, he died on a tri p to Barbadoes in 1660. His widow married Thomas Woodbury-3 (Humphrey-2, John-1), by whom sh e had eight children. She died in Beverly, Massachusetts, January 2, 1688.

Sources 1.The History of Salem Massachusetts, volume II, 1638-1670 by Sidney Perley. Page: p161

Links •http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=olsonmjo&id=I2661

Samuel Porter

•Sex: M •Born: 1636 in England or Hingham, Massachusetts •Died: 1660 in Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts1 •Occupation: Mariner, farmer •Notes: From: Genealogy of the descendants Richard Porter who settled at Weymouth, Massachusetts, 1635, and allied families:also some account of the descendants of John Porter, who settled at Hingham, Massachusetts, 1635, and Salem, Massachusetts, 1644. By Joseph W. Porter, of Burlington, Maine, 1878.

Samuel Porter died 1660. His will, dated 10th, 12 mo., 1658, "being bound to the Barbadoes."
"Imp. I give to my dearly beloved wife, Hannah Porter, the one-half of my farme during her life. Item, I give to my son, John Porter, the other half of my farme at Wenham; and after the death of my wife, the other half to returne unto him, more or less. I desire my ffather Porter, and my father-in-law, William Dodge, and Edmund Batter, to be my overseers."
SAMUEL PORTER.
Witnessed in the presence of us Edmund Batter, Sara Batter. Allowed by Court, 28th, 4 mo., 1660, at Salem. Inventory by Roger Conant and John Rayment. (Query ? Rayner) same date.

Father: John Porter, b. abt 1596 in Dorset, Dorchester, England Mother: Mary _____, b. abt 1611 in England

Family 1 Hannah Dodge, b. 24 JUL 1642 in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts•Married: abt 1657 1.John Porter, b. 1658 in Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts

Sources:

1. A Porter Pedigree by Juliet Porter, 1907 & (A Genealogy of Richard Porter and John Porter by Joseph W. Porter, 1878) Will published in both references. Made before trip to "Barbadoes."

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Samuel Porter's Timeline

1637
1637
Hingham, Plymouth, MA, USA
1658
August 1658
Age 21
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
December 10, 1658
Age 21
Dated
1660
April 28, 1660
Age 23
Salem, , Essex, Massachusetts, USA,
April 28, 1660
Age 23
perhaps at sea "on a voyage to Barbadoes"
1896
May 18, 1896
Age 23
June 25, 1896
Age 23
1953
October 23, 1953
Age 23
????
Wenham