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Samuel Mower

Male 1720 - 1784  (63 years)


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  • Name Samuel Mower 
    Born 18 Oct 1720  Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jan 1784  [1, 2
    Buried
    • possibly Worcester Commons
    Notes 
    • Per Mower book, he married three times: (1) Comfort Learned (2) Nancy Leach (2) Mrs. Esther Locke
      Howebver, dates seem confused. See Mower book p. 197. Nancy may have been wife of Comfort and Samuel’s son, also named Samuel

      Capt. Samuel Mower, Jr. married Comfort Learned of Oxford, daughter of Gen. Ebenezer Learned of revolutionary fame. He was a selectman of the town in 1765. A Royalist Protester of 1774. In May, 1775, he with others was given opportunity, by the local Committee of Correspondence, to join the American troops, or find another in his stead, or be considered unworthy the confidence of his fellow countrymen.

      Inscriptions from the Old Burial Grounds in Worcester, Masschusetts, from 1727 to 1859: With Biographical and Historical Notes


      The inscription for Worcester uses the spelling “Moore”, so this may not be the same person
    Person ID I4340  Reed
    Last Modified 29 Feb 2020 

    Father Samuel Mower, II,   b. 26 Sep 1689, Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1760, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Sprague,   b. 11 Oct 1690, Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 4 Jan 1716  Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Family ID F2963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Comfort Learned,   b. Abt 1731, Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1765  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married 18 May 1749  Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Documents
    Samuel Mower and Comfort Learned
    Samuel Mower and Comfort Learned
    marriage record
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F2965  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy Ann Leach,   d. 10 Oct 1774 
    Married 11 Feb 1773  [5
    • see notes
    Notes 
    • several other records suggest m. 30Dec1770
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F3938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Esther Kittredge,   b. 26 Feb 1736, Tewksbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1815, Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1776  [5
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F3166  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Sarah Trask,   b. Abt 1725,   d. 10 Oct 1774  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 27 Feb 1767  Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Oct 1720 - Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 May 1749 - Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Feb 1767 - Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S851] Mower Genealogy, 1690 to 1897, Ephraim Mower, (April 2, 1897), p 1.

    2. [S510] Mower Family History; A Genealogical Record of the Maine Branch of this Family, Walter L. Mower, (The Southworth Press, Portland, Maine, 1923), p 13.

    3. [S510] Mower Family History; A Genealogical Record of the Maine Branch of this Family, Walter L. Mower, (The Southworth Press, Portland, Maine, 1923), p 11.

    4. [S66] Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850, Ancestry.com, (The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, USA, 2005), Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0599728.

    5. [S510] Mower Family History; A Genealogical Record of the Maine Branch of this Family, Walter L. Mower, (The Southworth Press, Portland, Maine, 1923), p 14.