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Samuel Eddy

Male 1640 - 1711  (71 years)


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  • Name Samuel Eddy 
    Emigration 10 Aug 1630  Port-Royal, Acadia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    The Eddy Family left London on board The Handmaid, John Grant master. They spent twelve weeks at sea, reaching Plymouth, Massachusetts 29 October 1630, with her masts "spent" from the weather. 
    Born 30 Sep 1640  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • His birth was recorded as 30 (7) 1640.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation say 1665  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    He was a a cordwainer (shoemaker). 
    Military 1684  [4
    He was a drummer whom the town refused to pay. 
    Office Held 1683/84  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was appointed a Tithingman. He was appointed again in 1693/94 and 1704/05. 
    Religion 1690  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Samuel and Sarah joined the Watertown Church. 
    Religion say 1691  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Samuel was very active in church affairs, serving on several committees. In the inventory of his estate was not only a Bible, but several books on Divinity. 
    Office Held 1695/96  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was a Fence-viewer. 
    Will 6 Aug 1702  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    He mentions his wife, Sarah, and his children: Samuel, Benjamin, Deliverance, Elizabeth, Ruth, Joanna, and Sarah. 
    Office Held 1703 to 1711  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was the Town-Sealer of Leather. 
    Died 22 Nov 1711  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Inventory 18 Dec 1711  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    The inventory taken included a house and 30 acres valued at £150, along with two other parcels of land bringing the total to £272. 
    Probate/Proved 30 Dec 1711  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I1100  Roy Family Genealogy | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2018 

    Father John Eddy,   c. Mar 1597, Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1684, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Amie Doggett,   c. 16 Jul 1597, Groton, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married After 22 May 1619  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F1017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Meade,   c. 4 Jan 1643, Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1711  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1664  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6, 7
    • Their marriage date was recorded as 30 (9) 1664. The marriage is listed in the Boston records as 30 September 1664.
    Children 
     1. John Eddy,   b. Abt 1666, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1694, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Samuel Eddy,   b. 4 Jun 1668, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1746, Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
     3. Sarah Eddy,   b. 31 Oct 1670, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1711, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [Birth]
     4. Benjamin Eddy,   b. 16 Sep 1673, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1729, Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [Birth]
     5. Deliverance Eddy,   b. 15 Jul 1676, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1758, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
     6. Elizabeth Eddy,   b. 02 Feb 1678/79, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1712, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [Birth]
     7. Ruth Eddy,   b. 3 Nov 1681, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1702, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)  [Birth]
     8. Joanna Eddy,   b. 24 Apr 1685, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - The Eddy Family left London on board The Handmaid, John Grant master. They spent twelve weeks at sea, reaching Plymouth, Massachusetts 29 October 1630, with her masts "spent" from the weather. - 10 Aug 1630 - Port-Royal, Acadia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Sep 1640 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Nov 1664 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - He was a a cordwainer (shoemaker). - say 1665 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was appointed a Tithingman. He was appointed again in 1693/94 and 1704/05. - 1683/84 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Samuel and Sarah joined the Watertown Church. - 1690 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Samuel was very active in church affairs, serving on several committees. In the inventory of his estate was not only a Bible, but several books on Divinity. - say 1691 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Fence-viewer. - 1695/96 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He mentions his wife, Sarah, and his children: Samuel, Benjamin, Deliverance, Elizabeth, Ruth, Joanna, and Sarah. - 6 Aug 1702 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was the Town-Sealer of Leather. - 1703 to 1711 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Nov 1711 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - The inventory taken included a house and 30 acres valued at £150, along with two other parcels of land bringing the total to £272. - 18 Dec 1711 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 30 Dec 1711 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S218] Eddy, Ruth Story Devereux. The Eddy Family in America, (Boston: The Eddy Family Association, 1930).

    2. [S1165] Eddy, Zacheriah. "Capt. Joshua Eddy", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VIII, 1854).

    3. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts 1900, (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).

    4. [S463] Bond, Henry. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts including Waltham and Weston, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).

    5. [S1168] Pulsifer, David. "Early Records of Boston" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VII, 1853).

    6. [S661] Daniels, George F. History of the Town of Oxford, Massachusetts, (Oxford, Massachusetts: by the author, 1892).

    7. [S897] anonymous. "Marriages, Births, and Deaths in Dorchester, Mass. 1648-1683" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVI, 1862).