Person:Samuel Parsons (5)

m. 26 Nov 1646
  1. Captain Joseph Parsonsest 1647 - 1728
  2. Benjamin Parsonsest 1649 - 1649
  3. Captain John Parsons1650 - 1728
  4. Lieutenant Samuel Parsons1652/53 - 1734
  5. Ebenezer Parsons1655 - 1675
  6. Jonathan Parsons1657 - 1694
  7. David Parsons1659 -
  8. Mary Parsons1661 - 1711
  9. Hannah Parsons1663 - 1739
  10. Abigail Parsons1666 - 1689
  11. Esther Parsons1668 - 1668
  12. Benjamin Parsons1668 - 1668
  13. Esther Parsons1672 - 1760
  • HLieutenant Samuel Parsons1652/53 - 1734
  • WElizabeth Cooke1653 - 1690
m. bef 1678
  1. Elizabeth Parsons1684 -
  • HLieutenant Samuel Parsons1652/53 - 1734
  • WRhoda Taylor1669 - 1759
m. bef 1691
  1. Aaron Parsons1711 - 1791
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Lieutenant Samuel Parsons
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3][4] 23 Jan 1652/53 Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage bef 1678 Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States (probably)Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Elizabeth Cooke
Residence[1][2] 1678 Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage bef 1691 Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States (probably)Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Rhoda Taylor
Residence[2] 1709 Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Will[1] 5 Sep 1724
Will[1] 3 Jan 1733/34 Codicil.
Death[1] 12 Nov 1734 Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
Probate[1] 9 Dec 1734 Will proved.
Burial[5] Old Durham Cemetery, Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Jacobus, Donald Lines. Notes on Connecticut Families-Lieut. Samuel2 Parsons of Durham, Conn. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (Jul 1962), 38:140-41.

    "Samuel2 Parsons, son of 'Cornet' Joseph and Mary (Bliss) Parsons, born at Springfield, Mass., 16 or 23 Jan. 1652 [authorities differ, we have not checked with the original record, and 1652/3 may be intended], died at Durham, Conn., 19 Nov 1754 in his 84th year (gravestone), overstating accrual age); … Samuel Parsons was established Lieutenant of the Durham company, Oct. 1709, and was Deputy for that town in Oct. 1720, Oct. 1722, May 1723 and May 1724 [Col. Rec. of Conn., 5:1l6; 6:206, 328, 366, 440]. His will, dated 5 Sept. 1724, proved 9 Dec. 1734, reads 'being aged & far advanced in years & some what Crazy Infirm & Indisposed in body, but of Sound & parfect mind & memory (Thanks be to God) Considering my own Declining Years now Looking & Drawing apace Toward the Grave, & not knoing; How Soon it may please the Sovereign Lord of all Creatures to Call me Hence by Death' etc.; names 'my dear wife Rhoda'; my four sons Timothy Simeon Ithamar & Aaron; Loveing Grandson John Parsons only son of my son Samuel; my Loveing Grandsons Aaron & Moses Lyman Children of my Daughter Elizabeth; my three Daughters Jemima Talcot Rhoda Camp and Hannah Coe; son Timothy Executor. Witnesses: Joseph Coe, Moses Parsons, Hez Brainard. A codicil left his lands in 'Northamton' to his four sons and grandson John; 'my sd sons shall Take care of my wife their Mother,' also of 'my Aged Negro Man Named Mingo & his wife'; dated 3 Jan. 1733/4; witnesses, Moses Parsons, Moses Parsons Junr, James Wadsworth. [Guilford Probate Records, 3:153.]"

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2 Samuel2 Parsons, in Parsons, Henry. Parsons Family: Descendants of Cornet Joseph Parsons, Springfield 1636-Northampton 1655. (New York; New Haven: Frank Allaben; The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1912; 1920), 2:21.

    "2 Samuel2 Parsons (Cornet Joseph1) b. at Springfield, Mass., Jan. 23, 1652; d. at Durham, Conn., Nov. 12, 1734; … He lived at Northampton, Mass., until about 1709, when he with several other families, moved from Northampton, Mass., to Durham, Conn. He was a Lieutenant in the service of the Colony and was known as Lieut. Samuel."

  3. 3.0 3.1 Samuel Parsons, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 3:364.

    "Samuel (Parsons), Northampton, s. of Joseph the first, freem. 1690, had two ws. Eliz. perhaps d. of Capt. Aaron Cook, who d. 2 Sept. 1690, and Rhoda Tayler, had Samuel, b. 1678, d. soon Samuel, again, 1680, d. at 3 yrs.; Eliz. 1684; Jemima, 1691; Rhoda, 1694; Timothy, 1696; Hannah, 1699; Simeon, 1701; Phineas, 1704; and Ithamar, 1707. This last was b. at Durham, Conn."

  4. Stott, Clifford L. Vital Records of Springfield, Massachusetts to 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), 1:14.

    "Samuell parsons the Sonn of Joseph parsons Borne the 23 of the :11: mon: 1652 [January 23, 1652/53]"

  5. Lieut Samuel Parsons, in Find A Grave.