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Samuel Sention

Male Abt 1639 - 1685


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  • Name  Samuel Sention 
    Born  Abt 1639  Dorchester,Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  14 Jan 1684/1685  Norwalk,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • !BIRTH-MARRIAGE-DEATH: History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield. LDS branch library in Logan, Cache. Utah. U.S. Conn; Fairfield; D3j; p. 514. Vol 1-3. Samuel the son of Matthias St. John was born about 1639. He died 14 Jan 1684/5 at Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut. Their is an error for 1685/6 for the date of death. He married Elizabeth Hoyt, the daughter of Walter Hoyt. His will was dated 11 January 1685/6. The year is not correct. The will mentioned his wife Elizabeth, daughter Elizabeth, under 18, Thomas under 22, sister Lockwood. His wife Elizabeth and Sergant John Platt were the executors. His brother Mark Sention was the overseer. In inventory was exhibited November 1686. His wife was dead by this time. The only heir was the daughter Elizabeth. NOTE: This record does stated the date of 1685/6 is incorrect and their year should be 1684/5. COMMENT: Sention, Sension, and St. John are the same surname. Sention is usually the spelling before 1700.

      !BIRTH-MARRIAGE: Genealogical Dictionary of the first settlers in New England. James Savage. U.S. D2s; Vol 1, S-Z; p. 52. Mathew or Matthias lived in Dorchester in 1634 and Windsor in 1638. His father was one of the first settlers at Norwalk about 1654. Mathew, born about 1605, left the following children; Matthew, Samuel, James and several daughters which where unnamed. Samuel, Norwalk married - September 1663 Elizabeth the daughter of Walter Haite.
    Person ID  I1723  Baxter-Bailey Family Tree/History
    Last Modified  29 Mar 2002 

    Father  Matthias Sention,   b. 1605, of Botolph,Bishopgate,London,England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1669/1670, Norwalk,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Buckley,   c. 1610, Bedfordshire,England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F523  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth Hoyt 
    Married  Sep 1663  Norwalk,Fairfield,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F632  Group Sheet


  

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