Captain Samuel Sawyer1

M, #15130, (27 April 1735 - 1 August 1779)
Last Edited=14 May 2023
     Captain Samuel Sawyer was christened on 27 April 1735 at Wells, York County, Maine.1 He was the son of William Sawyer and Love Bragdon.1

Captain Samuel Sawyer, age 32, married Mary Littlefield on 21 April 1768 at Wells, York County, Maine,

1. Samuel Sawyer (1769-____)
2. Mary Sawyer (1770-____)
3. Eunice Sawyer (1771-1812)
4. Mary Sawyer (1772-____)
5. Ebenezer Sawyer (1774-____.)1,2,3

He served in the Revolutionary Army.1,4,2 Captain Samuel Sawyer died on 1 August 1779 at age 44 while serving in the Revolutionary Army.1,4,2

Complier's Notes:
Death: Sawyer (1983) gives the year of Samuel's death as 1777 on page 99, but is correct on page 88.2


  1. Sawyer, Eleanor Grace. Sawyer Families of New England 1636-1900. Amden, Maine: Penobscot Press, 1995.
  2. Sawyer, Fred E. Genealogical Index of the Sawyer Families of New England Prior to 1900. Blackfoot, Idaho: Neves Printing Co, 1983.
  3. Stewart, George Sawin. "Records of the First Church of Wells, Maine", New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume LXXVI (1922).
  4. Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts. volume II. Providence, Rhode Island: Snow & Farnham, 1902.