Deacon Samuel Barber

Male 1647 - 1736  (89 years)


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  • Name Samuel Barber 
    Born 6 Jan 1646/47  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 17 Jan 1647  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Married 22 Dec 1670  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Residence 1675  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Offices Held say 1680  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    History 1688  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    He was probably the owner of one of the biggest houses in town as the Town Meeting was held there in 1688. 
    Religion 1710  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Married 7 Aug 1736  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Died 29 Dec 1736  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6, 9
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Person ID I21053 
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2019 

    Father Captain George Barber,   b. Abt 1615, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1685, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Clark,   d. 22 Dec 1683, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Nov 1642  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth: His birth date was recorded as 6 (11) 1646.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jan 1646/47 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Jan 1647 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (1) Mary Harding, the daughter of Abraham and Elizabeth Harding. She was born on 1 May 1653 in Medfield, Massachusetts. On 27 March 1670 in Medfield, Massachusetts, Mary Harding was mentioned in the will of John Frairy Jr. [This marriage] She died 11 January 1730/31 in Medfield, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Mary Barber (1676-1676) 2. Samuel Barber (1678-1704) 3. James Barber (1680-1704) 4. Hannah Barber (1683-1755) 5. Thomas Barber (1686-1691) 6. Mary Barber (1693-1704) - 22 Dec 1670 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Samuel Barber was admitted as a townsman. - 1675 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He served as a schoolmaster, a Representative to the Massachusetts General Court for five years, a Selectman for thirty-one years, and the Town Clerk for twenty-eight years. - say 1680 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He was probably the owner of one of the biggest houses in town as the Town Meeting was held there in 1688. - 1688 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - He was elected a deacon. - 1710 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (2) Sarah Millins. [This marriage] She died on 11 January in Medfield, Massachusetts. - 7 Aug 1736 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Dec 1736 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886 , (Boston: George H. Ellis, Printers, 1887).

    2. [S78] Morse, Abner. Genealogical Register of the Descendants of The Early Planters of Sherborn, Holliston, and Medway, Massachusetts, (Boston: Damrell & Moore, 1855).

    3. [S960] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 1: Births and Baptisms, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

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

    5. [S68] Jameson, E. O. The Biographical Sketches of Prominent Persons and the Genealogical Records of Many Early and Other Families in Medway, Mass. 1713-1886, (Providence, Rhode Island: J.A. & R.A. Reid Printers, 1886).

    6. [S83] Harding, Glen F. A Record of the Ancestry, Family and Descendants of Abraham Harding, (Ogden, Utah: Glen F. Harding M.D., 1979).

    7. [S94] Muse, Jeanne. Family Group Sheets of the Ancestry of Jeanne Muse, (Asheville, North Carolina: manuscript, 20 August 1995).

    8. [S85] Morse, Abner. A Genealogical Register of the Descendants of Several Ancient Puritans volume IV, (Boston: H. W. Dutton & Son, 1864).

    9. [S1072] McCracken, George E. "John Harding of Boreham, Essex", (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, Volume 34, July 1958).

    10. [S93] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Medfield, Massachusetts to the year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903).



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