Person:Henry Samson (2)

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  1. Henry Samson1603/04 - 1685
m. 1635
  1. Mary Samson - Bef 1686
  2. Hannah SamsonAft 1635 - Bet 1650 & 1684
  3. Elizabeth SamsonAbt 1638 - Aft 1711
  4. John SamsonAbt 1645 - Bet 1702 & 1718
  5. daughter SamsonEst 1648 -
  6. Stephen SamsonAbt 1653 - Bef 1715
  7. James SamsonBef 1657 - Bet 1715 & 1718
  8. Caleb SamsonAbt 1658 - Bet 1744 & 1747
  9. Dorcas SamsonBef 1660 - Bef 1695
Facts and Events
Name Henry Samson
Alt Name Henry Sampson
Gender Male
Christening[1] 15 Jan 1603/04 Henlow, Bedfordshire, England
Marriage 1635 Plymouth County, MAto Ann Plummer
Death[2] early 1685 Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
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Will of Henry Samson

Duxburrow this 24th of the: 10th 1684

The Last Will and Testament of henery Sampson of Duxburrow;

In the Name of God Amen

Know all prsons whom it may Concerne that I henery Sampson being in my right understanding Doe thuse will and bequeth my estate to be Disposed of, after my Death

1 I Doe Comitt and Comend my soule to God that gave it mee whom I trust hath redemed it; and my body to the earth for a season; Desiering that I may be Decently buried;

2 It is my will that all prsonall Debts be payed out of my prsonal estate; and that my funerall Charges before any legacyes

3 I Doe Give and bequeath unto my son Stephen one third prte of my whole puchase of Land lying and being in the Township of Dartmouth;

4 I Doe Give unto my son John one thirds of my whole purchase of Lands lying and being within the Township of Dartmouth;

5 I Give and bequeath unto my son James the remaining prte of the other third of my Land lying within the Towneship of Dartmouth; That is thuse Joseph Russell is to have the Land which was my son Jameses sold to him the said Russell; and I signed it taken out of the Last third; and the remainder is that which I Doe bequeath to my son James for hee had the Mony for the Land that was sold to the abovsaid Russell;

6 I Doe further give and bequeath unto my son James one shilling;

7 I Doe give and bequeath unto my son Caleb one shilling;

8 I Doe Give unto my Daughter Elizabeth now the wife of Roberd Sprout one shilling;

9 I Doe Give and bequeath unto my Daughter hannah now the wife of Josias holmes one shillinge;

10 It: I Doe give and bequeath unto my Daughter Now the wife of John hanmore ten shillings;

11 I Doe Give and bequeath unto Mary my Daughter Now the wife of John Summers; one shillinge

12 I Doe give unto my Daughter Dorcas now the wife of Thomas Bony one shillinge

13 I Doe Constitute ordaine and appoint ; my son Stephen to be executor of this my Last Will and Testament to pay all my Debts and Legacyes and to receive all Dues;

14 It is my Desire that my trusty and honored frind mr Wiswall would be the overseer of this my last will and Testament; Thus Desireing to waite untill my Change shalbe; and that those that come after may be att Peace; I shall subscribe with my hand and seale the Day and yeer above expressed; signed and sealed in the prsence

of the witnesses:

Thomas Delano Henery Sampson Joseph Chandler his marke

Mayflower Web Pages. Caleb Johnson © 1998

Passenger list, Mayflower

from Mayflower inventory: one cow, table and benches, harness and plow irons, three wheels, lumber, corn, "Armes wearing Clothes", chairs, bedstead, chests, boxes, tongs, kettle, saw, augars and chisel, carpenter joyners, dripping pan, pewter wear, two old guns, table linen, horse bridle and saddle, library, wearing clothes, and old lumber.

Division of Land 1623 - The meersteads & garden plotes of...which came first layd out 1620. / these lye on the north side of the towne next adjoyning to their gardens which came in the Fortune. - Henerie Samson

  1. "Henry Sampson", in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).

    citing TAG 52:207; son of James and Martha (Cooper) Samson

  2. "Henry Sampson", in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).

    between 24 December 1684 (date of will) and 5 March 1684/5 (probate of will)

The Mayflower (1620)
The Mayflower was the first settlement voyage to New England, carrying primarily English Separatists known as Pilgrims. It was destined for the mouth of the Hudson River, but landed at Cape Cod in present-day Massachusetts.
Sailed: 6 Sep 1620 from Southampton, England under Captain Christopher Jones
Arrived: 11 Nov 1620 at Plymouth, Massachusetts
After spending the winter aboard ship, the surviving passengers moved ashore on 21 Mar 1621.
Next Vessel: The Fortune (1621)

104; 24 families left descendants (Full List)
Pilgrim Families: Allerton (Asst. Gov. Isaac) - Bradford (Gov. William) - Brewster (Rev. William) - Chilton - Cooke - Fuller (Edward) - Fuller (Samuel) - Priest - Rogers - Sampson - Tilley (Edward) - Tilley (John) - White - Winslow (Edward)
Other Families and Servants: Alden - Billington - Browne - Doty - Eaton - Hopkins - Howland - Mullins - Soule - Standish (Capt. Miles) - Warren - Winslow (Gilbert)

Resources: Primary Sources: Bradford's History of Plymouth Plantation - Mourt's Relation - Pilgrim Hall (wills and other contemporary documents)
Wikipedia: Mayflower (voyage) - Passenger List - Pilgrims - Plymouth Colony - Captain Christopher Jones