Person:Samuel Jackson (84)

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Samuel Jackson
b.ABT 1706
d.Btw 17 Feb 1780 and 29 Nov 1780 Hempstead (town), Nassau, New York, United States
m. 1694
  1. Sarah Jackson1697 - 1765
  2. Hannah Jacksonabt 1698 - 1787
  3. Justice John Jackson, III1701 - 1784
  4. Samuel JacksonABT 1706 - Btw 1780
  5. Mary Jacksonest 1708 -
  6. Phebe Jackson1715 - 1800
  7. Richard Jackson, Sr.est 1717 - 1783
m. 16 Jul 1738
  1. Jemima Jackson1739 - ABT 1825
  2. Richard Jackson1740 - 1826
  3. Ruth Jackson1740 - 1824
  4. Lettitia Jackson1747 - 1824
  5. Townsend Jacksonbef 1750 - 1830
  6. Elizabeth Jacksonest 1750 -
  7. Martha JacksonABT 1752 -
  8. Thomas Jackson1754 - 1842
  9. Mary JacksonABT 1756 -
Facts and Events
Name Samuel Jackson
Gender Male
Birth[1] ABT 1706
Residence[2] 1738 Jerusalem (now Wantagh), Queens (now Nassau) Co., New York, United States
Marriage 16 Jul 1738 Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States St. George Episcopal Church,
to Mary Townsend
Death? Btw 17 Feb 1780 and 29 Nov 1780 Hempstead (town), Nassau, New York, United States

New York City Wills, 1780-1782, Vol X contains abstracts of wills recorded in Liber 34 and part of Liber 35 in the surrogate's office, NYC. available at

Samuel's Will dated July 26, 1778, proved November 29, 1780.

Page 25.--I, SAMUEL JACKSON, SR., of Jerusalem, in the town of Hempstead, in Queens County, July 26, 1778, being weak and infirm. I leave to my wife Mary œ500, and a horse and riding chair and negro girl, and œ40 yearly so long as she remains my widow. And the use of half my dwelling house. Her horse is to be kept with grass, hay, and grain, and she is to have firewood, cut and carted to the door. I leave to my daughter Ruth œ300. To my daughter Mary œ250. To my daughter Jemima œ150. To my daughters, Letiticia and Martha, œ346 between them. I leave to my wife and my daughters, Ruth and Mary, all household goods, including the cloths, linnen and woolen. And my wife shall make the yarn, not made, into cloth, and the cloth, not made, into clothes for my children. My daughters, Ruth and Mary, are to live with my wife or their brothers, Townsend and Thomas Jackson, so long as they are unmarried. I leave to my grandson, Samuel Jackson, one horse, value œ20, and a saddle and bridle, when he is sixteen. I leave to my son Richard over and above what I have already given him, one half of the land which I purchased of Joseph Lockwood and of Thomas and Elnathan Hanford, at or near Cold Spring, in Oyster Bay, to be taken off the north side. I leave to my sons, Townsend and Thomas, all the rest of my estate, lands, and movables, except so much as may be sold to pay debts. I make my sons, Townsend and Thomas, and my nephew, George Hewlett, executors. Witnesses, William Jones, Richard Jackson, Jacob Jackson.

Codicil. February 17, 1780. Revokes the gift of land made to his son Richard, and leaves the same to his grandson, Samuel Jackson, son of said Richard. And he acquits his son Richard from all due from him for money advanced. Also leaves to his wife Mary another cow and the privilege of a garden. I leave to my daughter Ruth a cow. My daughter Mary being since married, I leave her a part of the household goods immediately. I leave to each of my daughters œ50, and to Mary œ10 more. Witnesses, John Jackson Jr., Jacob Jackson, Samuel Jones. Proved, November 29, 1780.

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