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Samuel Symonds

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Great Yeldham, Essex, England
Death: October 11, 1678 (79-87)
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard (Robert) Symonds and Elizabeth Symonds (Plumb)
Husband of Dorothy Symonds; Martha Eppes-Symonds and Rebecca Symonds
Father of Richard Symonds; Dorothy Harrison; Jane Anne Symonds; Elizabeth Epps; Samuel Symonds and 11 others
Brother of John Symonds; Richard Symonds; Thomas Symonds; Edward Symonds and Margaret Eyre (Symonds)

Occupation: Deputy Governor Of Mass., Deputy Govenor of the Colony of Connecticut
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About Samuel Symonds

Deputy Governor of Massachusetts

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  • 'Samuel Symonds
  • 'M, #42827, b. 9 June 1595, d. 11 October 1678
  • Father Richard (Robert) Symonds b. 5 Dec 1560, d. 8 Jul 1627
  • Mother Elizabeth Plumb d. 24 Jan 1611
  • ' Samuel Symonds was born on 9 June 1595 at Earl's Colne, Essex, England. He married Dorothy Harlakenden, daughter of Thomas Harlakenden and Dorothy Cheney, on 2 April 1617 at Great Yeldham, England. Samuel Symonds married Martha Reade, daughter of Edmund Reade and Elizabeth Cooke, circa 1637 at Salisbury, Essex, MA. Samuel Symonds died on 11 October 1678 at Ipswich, Essex, MA, at age 83.
  • 'Family 1 Dorothy Harlakenden b. 12 Dec 1596, d. 3 Aug 1636
  • 'Family 2 Martha Reade b. 13 Jul 1602, d. 1662
  • Children
    • Ruth Symonds+ b. c 1640
    • Sarah Symonds+ b. 9 Dec 1644, d. 19 Jan 1699
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  • The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, who came from old to New England in 1635, and settled in New Haven in 1639, with numerous biographical notes and sketches : also, some account of the descendants of John Tuttle, of Ipswich; and Henry Tuthill, of Hingham, Mass. (1883)
  • Sarah Tuttle, b. 1633; d. Dec. 1, 1666; m. Feb. 1, 1654, Richard Martin. He was a merchant, one of the founders of the First chh., Portsmouth, N. H.; Rep. and Speaker of the House. He m. (2) Martha, wid. of John Denison. She was dau. of 'Lieut. Gov. SAMUEL SYMONDS of Mass.', and his wife, who was a dau. of Gov. Winthrop of Mass. He m. (3) Elizabeth, dau. of Henry Sherburne. She had been twice a wid. Her 1st husband was Tobias Landon, m. 1656; (2) Tobias Lear, m. 1667; (3) Richard Martin. He m. (4) Mary Denning, wid. of Samuel Wentworth, and mother of Lieut. Gov. John Wentworth of Mass. She d. Jan 20, 1724-25, and her funeral sermon was preached by Rev. Jabez Fitch, a copy of which is in possession of Mark Hunking Wentworth of Portsmouth, N. H. --Wentworth Mormorial. i. all by 1st m.
  • The pioneers of Massachusetts: a descriptive list, drawn from records of the colonies, towns and churches and other contemporaneous documents. By Charles Henry Pope ...Published 1900 by C.H. Pope in Boston . Written in English. Page 86
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Samuel Symonds's Timeline

June 9, 1595
Great Yeldham, Essex, England
June 9, 1595
Great Yeldham, Great Yeldham, Essex, England
June 9, 1595
June 9, 1595
Great Yeldham, Essex, England
June 15, 1618
Age 23
Toppesfield, Essex, England
November 19, 1619
Age 24
Earls Colne, Essex, England
April 29, 1621
Age 25
Toppesfield, Essex, England
December 22, 1624
Age 29
Toppesfield, Essex, England
January 3, 1625
Age 29
Toppesfield, Essex, England