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Samuel WATSON

Samuel WATSON

Male Bef 1716 - [1789]

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  • Name Samuel WATSON 
    Born Bef 1716 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1 May 1736  Greenland, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rockingham County Land Records

      Volume 22 Page 155
      Nathaniel Watson laborer Greenland
      my wel belovd son Samuel Watson yeoman Greenland
      5 shillings
      Land in Greenland
      1 May 1736
      Nathaniel Watson
      Wit: Moses Leavit, Moses Leavit Junr
    Residence 4 May 1739  Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Volume 114 Page 331
      Samuel Watson r Durham
      James Cates Greenland
      146 pounds
      9 acres in Greenland
      4 May 1739
      Samuel Watson
      Hannah Watson
      Wit: William French, Ebenezer Cates
    Occupation 8 Jan 1740 
    Cooper 
    Residence 8 Jan 1740  Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rockingham County Land Records

      Volume 87 Page 110
      Ebenezer Smith yeoman Durham
      Samuel Watson kooper Durham
      27 pounds
      Land in Durham
      8 January 1740
      Ebenezer Smith
      Wit: John Smith, Joseph Smith
    Occupation 18 Jun 1740 
    Cooper 
    Residence 18 Jun 1740  Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rockingham County Land Records

      Volume 87 Page 96
      John Smith Jr gentleman Durham
      Samuel Watson cooper Durham
      75 pounds
      Land in Durham
      18 June 1740
      John Smith Junr
      Wit: Ebenezer Smith, Mary White
    Residence 29 Jul 1740  [Durham, Strafford, NH] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 9 Page 241
      Durham July the 24th 1740
      A list of Names of all the Soldiery that Is under my Comand from Sixteen years old and upwards as the Law Directs
      John Smith Junr Captn
      ...
      Samuel Watson
      ...
      A true Coppy of the List Rool taken the Last Training Day and Coppyed out July the 29th 1740
    Residence 22 Jun 1751  Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Volume 87 Page 98
      Jeremiah Folsom trader Newmarket
      Samuel Watson husbandman Durham
      200 pounds
      Land in Symonds grant
      22 June 1751
      Jeremiah Folson Junr
      Wit: Thomas Young, Ebenezer Smith
    Residence 15 Aug 1754  Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • History of the town of Durham, New Hampshire (Oyster River Plantation) : with genealogical notes
      Volume One. Baptisms
      The baptisms of the Rev Hugh Adams have been published in the New England Historical Genealogical Register Vol 33 and by far the greater part of them are interwoven with the genealogical portion of this history. Those that have not been used in tracing the families of this history are here given. See page 199 [Rev John Adams biography]

      p 392
      Aug 15 1754 Mary, Dorothy and Mehitabel, daus of Samuel Watson
    Residence 27 Jun 1758  Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rockingham County Land Records
      Volume 79 Page 217
      Samuel Watson husbandman Durham
      Josiah Johnson husbandman Durham
      200 pounds old tenor
      18 acres in Durham being part of the homestead estate which formerly belonged to Robert Bryant of Durham now in the possession of Josiah Johnson
      beginning at the west end of said land at a corner bound of Joseph Smith's land then running easterly the whole breadth of said homestead until the said 18 acres of land is fully completed
      27 June 1758
      Samuel Watson
      Wit: Thomas Young
    Residence 20 Mar 1759  Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rockingham County Land Records
      Volume 58 Page 168
      Thomas Noble yeoman Durham
      Samuel Watson yeoman Durham
      1700 pounds
      Land in Durham
      50 acres
      beginning at an oak tree near a way that leads from wadley's Mill to Smith Marsh
      & from said oak marked H south & be west 100 rods to a pine tree marked H
      then east & be south 80 rods to a pine tree marked H
      then north & by east to sd highway & by sd highway to the bounds first mentioned
      20 March 1759
      Thomas Noble
      Wit: Simon Randall, John Giles
    Residence 31 Jan 1761  Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Volume 87 Page 117
      Thomas Stevenson husbandman Durham
      Samuel Watson husbandman Durham
      700 pounds
      land granted to my grandfather John Footman in Durham
      31 January 1761
      Thomas Stevenson
      Wit: Ebenezer Smith, John Daniels
    Residence 18 Nov 1765  Lee, Durham, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See also New Hampshire State Papers Volume 11 Page 587

      History of the town of Durham, New Hampshire (Oyster River Plantation) : with genealogical notes
      Volume One. Birth and growth of the town
      p 24
      Petition for division of Parish Lee
      18 November 1765
      ...
      Nathaniel Watson
      Andrew Watson
      ...
      James Watson
      ...
      Samuel Watson
      ...
      Nathaniel Watson Junr
    Residence 20 Jul 1770  Lee, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Volume 97 Page 449
      Samuel Watson yeoman Lee
      my son Andrew Watson yeoman Lee
      25 pounds
      land in Lee
      which I bought of Thomas Noble r Lee
      50 acres
      bounded northerly by a highway called Wadley's Way
      easterly by land of Joseph Meded
      southerly by land of Andrew Watson & by land of the heirs of Capt John Smith deceased
      westerly by land of Joseph Jackson
      20 July 1770
      Samuel Watson
      Wit: Joseph Sias, Walter Bryent
    Residence 20 Feb 1773  Lee, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lee Town Records
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/115698?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Town records, 1766-1918
      Authors: Lee (New Hampshire). Town Clerk (Main Author), New Hampshire State Capitol (Concord, New Hampshire) (Repository), Dover Public Library (Dover, New Hampshire)
      1766-1815
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      15198
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/005510759?cat=115698
      Watson
      Andrew 37 58 81 99
      Daniel 309 326 395 444 446 447 448 449 490 506 507 533
      David 232 273 274 276
      Dudley 274 276 492 534
      Eleazer 63
      John 156 171 185 395 437 490 533
      Nathaniel 15
      Samuel 34 35 36 111

      [48/348] ppg 34-36
      Samuel Watson yeoman Lee
      Selectmen of Lee
      2 shillings
      Use of a highway in Lee for the parish
      20 February 1773
      Samuel Watson
      Wit: Charles Rundlet, Thomas Huckens
    Residence 1776  Lee, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • http://www.newhorizonsgenealogicalservices.com/new-hampshire-genealogy/association-test/lee.htm
      New Hampshire
      Revolutionary War Association Test
      Town of Lee
      WE, the Subscribers, do hereby solemnly engage, and promise, that we will, to the utmost of our Power, at the Risque of our Lives and Fortunes, with ARMS, oppose the Hostile Proceedings of the British Fleets, and Armies, against the United American COLONIES.
      Lee
      ...
      Samuel Watson
      ...
      Andrew Watson
      ...
      James Watson
      ...
      Source: "Miscellaneous Revolutionary Documents of New Hampshire, Vol. 30 State Papers Series", Albert Stillman Batchellor Litt. D, Editor of State Papers, Manchester, NH Printed for the State by the John B. Clarke Co. 1910.
    • Samuel WATSON
      Original Volume S1a
      Original Line No. 3372784
      1776 Lee, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States Census
      Citation
      Copy Citation
      New Hampshire: Miscellaneous Censuses and Substitutes, 1640-1890 (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013. From records supplied by Ancestry.com)
      https://www.americanancestors.org/DB507/t/13679/16468/242302954

      Samuel WATSON
      Original Volume S1a
      Original Line No. 3372723
      1776 Lee, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States Census
      Citation
      Copy Citation
      New Hampshire: Miscellaneous Censuses and Substitutes, 1640-1890 (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013. From records supplied by Ancestry.com)
      https://www.americanancestors.org/DB507/t/13679/16467/242302953
    Residence 5 Aug 1785  Lee, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 12 Page 392
      [6-44] [Dr James Brackett recommendwd for a Magistrate 1785]
      ...
      Lee 5th August 1785
      ...
      Andrew Watson
      ...
      Samuel Watson
      ...
    Assessed 21 Mar 1786  Tax abated Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 18 Apr 1788  Lee, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • v. 8-9 1788-1789
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      16381
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008204301?cat=218966
      [469/581]
      Samuel Watson husbandman Lee
      Mehitable Burleigh widow Newmarket [Mehitable Sheafe m James Burleigh]
      50 pounds
      20 acres in Lee described
      orchard, house, barn where I now live
      15 April 1788
      Samuel Watson
      Wit: John Bennett Jr, Josiah Adams
    Probate 7 Apr 1789 
    • Strafford County Probate Index
      Samuel Watson r Lee 1789
      Administration Volume 2 Page 546 [293/588]
      Inventory Volume 2 Page 523

      Renunciation of Widow and Others Volume 2 Page 546 [293/588]
      widow Mary and two sons Andrew and James
      7 April 1789

      Account Volume 3 Page 335-412
      Ce 3/232
      Oath on sale 3/336
      License 3/258

      1789 Samuel Watson Lee
      ad 2 546
      inv 2 523
      rel as 2 546
      acc 3 335-412
      ce 3 232
      oath on sale 3 336
      lic 3 258
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/218966?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Strafford County (N.H.) land records, 1773-1901
      Authors: Strafford County (New Hampshire). Register of Deeds
      v. 16-18 1793-1795
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      16384
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008181952?cat=218966
      [251/772]
      15 November 1793 Samuel Watson Estate to Elijah Fox Lee Administrator deed Volume 16 Page 487
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/218966?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Strafford County (N.H.) land records, 1773-1901
      Authors: Strafford County (New Hampshire). Register of Deeds
      v. 19-20 1794-1796
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      16385
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008204300?cat=218966
      28 December 1795 Samuel Watson Estate to Andrew Watson Lee Administrator deed Volume 20 Page 465
      [514/551]
    • New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 21 Page 610
      Journal of the House of Representatives
      Monday Jun 15th 1789
      ...
      Upon reading and considering the Petition of Andrew Watson and the report of a Committee thereon voted that the Petitioner be heard thereon before the General Court on the Second Friday of the next Session and that in the mean time the Petitioner cause that the Heirs of the Estate of Samuel Watson late of Lee deceased be served with a Copt of the Petition and order of Court thereon three weeks prior to the sitting of said Court that they may then appears and Shew cause if any they have why the prayer thereof may not be Granted
    Military
    • Possible s Samuel Johnson r Dover

      New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 15 Page 191
      A Pay Roll of Jeremiah Gilmans Company of Militia in Colo Stickneys Regiment and Genl Starks Brigade Marched to reinforce the Northern Continental Army 20th July 1777
      Samuel Watson
      Corpl
      Time of dishcarge: Sept 30 [1777]
      Time in service: 2 months 11 days
      Rate per month: 4.14s
      Amount of wages: 11.2.5
      Travel out of No 4 149 m @ 3d: 1.15
      Travel from Stillwater home 211 Miles @ 2d: 1.16.10
      Amount of wages & travel: 14.14.3
      Wages Recd: 4.10s
      Balance due: 10.4.3
    Died [1789]  [Lee, Strafford, NH] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51154  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2017 

    Father Nathaniel WATSON,   b. 2 Dec 1676, Bradford, [Merrimack], NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Hannah MELOON 
    Family ID F16353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary BRYANT,   b. 1714?,   d. Bef 1800 CENSUS 
    Married 10 Jan 1736/7  Greenland, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Samuel WATSON New England Historical and Genealogical Register Journals and Periodicals
      RECORD : 1911
      VOLUME : 65 (1911)
      PAGE : 355
      TEXT : Marriages by Rev. William Allen of Greenland, N. H
      239 Samll Watson & mary Briant Jan 10 1736/7
    Children 
     1. James WATSON,   d. Bef 1800 CENSUS
     2. Andrew WATSON,   b. Bef 1745,   d. [1802]
     3. Mary WATSON
     4. Dorothy WATSON
     5. Mehitable WATSON
    Family ID F15711  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • New Hampshire State Papers: Checked

      There was a Samuel Watson in Dover at the same time. Probate 1757. There was probate for an Isaac Watson 1757 with a son Samuel in Dover.

      New Hampshire State Papers
      Volume 38 Page 215
      Probate of John Crommett 1765 Durham. Mentions land in Lee of Nathaniel and Samuel Watson
    • Strafford County Land Records Index: Samuel Watson in Lee Grantor [603/645] Grantee [526/566]. Several Andrew. No Mary. There is a Nathaniel Watson r Rochester with a Lee deed, Dudley Watson 1813, Eleazar Watson r Lee 1790
      https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/218966?availability=Family%20History%20Library

      Extracted all Strafford County grantor deed that are available.
    • Samuel WATSON
      Type Probate Record
      Source New Hampshire Gazette
      1758 Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Samuel Watson late of Dover, yeoman, deceased, intestate. All who have claims are asked to settle with Joshua Winget and Joseph Roberts. New Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth, New Hampshire), 8 September 1758, p. 4, col. 3. [Published 8 September 1758 and 22 September 1758.]

      Samuel WATSON
      Type Probate Record
      Source New Hampshire Gazette
      1757 Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States SHOW/HIDE TEXT
      Samuel Watson late of Dover, New Hampshire, yeoman, deceased. All who have claims or are indebted to the estate are asked to settle with James Kielle, of Dover, Under Sheriff, administrator of the estate. New Hampshire Gazette (Portsmouth, New Hampshire), 1 July 1757, p. 2, col. 2. [Published 1 July 1757 and 22 July 1757.]
      Record
    • Rockingham County Land Records

      Volume 41 Page 44
      Isaac Watson husbandman Dover
      son Samuel Watson husbandman Dover [b? 1724 s Isaac Watson m Lillias Chesley]
      200 pounds
      Land in Dover
      22 August 1750
      Isaac Watson
      Wit: Jonathan Cushing, Peter Cushing

      Volume 41 Page 43
      Samuel Watson husbandman Dover
      Reuben Hayes
      2000 pounds
      40 acres in Dover
      30 December 1751
      Samuel Watson
      Wit: Jonathan Cushing, John Wood

      [10 more deeds in Rockingham County Land records to Samuel Watson 1751-1760]
    • David Wattson
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: David Wattson
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Lee, Strafford, New Hampshire
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females: 2
      Number of Household Members: 4
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Lee, Strafford, New Hampshire; Series: M637; Roll: 5; Page: 380; Image: 227; Family History Library Film: 0568145

      Daniel Watson
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Daniel Watson
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Lee, Strafford, New Hampshire
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females: 1
      Number of Household Members: 2
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Lee, Strafford, New Hampshire; Series: M637; Roll: 5; Page: 380; Image: 227; Family History Library Film: 0568145

      John Watson Junior
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: John Watson Junior
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Lee, Strafford, New Hampshire
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 2
      Free White Persons - Females: 2
      Number of Household Members: 4
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Lee, Strafford, New Hampshire; Series: M637; Roll: 5; Page: 380; Image: 227; Family History Library Film: 0568145
    • Eleazar Watston in Northwood 1790, Nottingham 1800?

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/218966?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Strafford County (N.H.) land records, 1773-1901
      Authors: Strafford County (New Hampshire). Register of Deeds
      Grantor index A-Z 1773-1817
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      16374
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007836207?cat=218966
      [602/645]
      29 September 1790 Eleazar Watson to Ephraim Davis Lee Deed 12 279

      v. 10-12 1788-1791
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      16382
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008128859?cat=218966
      [718/862]
      Eleazer Watson yeoman Lee
      Ephraim Davis yeoman Davis
      20 pounds
      2 acres in Lee described with a dwelling house
      that I bough of Gideon Leighton where I now dwell
      4 August 1773
      Eleazer Watson
      Wit: William French, Joseph Sias
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/218966?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Strafford County (N.H.) land records, 1773-1901
      Authors: Strafford County (New Hampshire). Register of Deeds
      Grantor index A-Z 1773-1817
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      16374
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007836207?cat=218966
      [602/645]
      2 May 1788 Samuel Watson to Mehitable Burleigh Lee Mortgage 9 344
      22 April 1789 Samuel Watson to Andrew Watson Lee Deed 10 333
      15 November 1793 Samuel Watson Est to Elijah Fox Lee Adm deed 16 487
      28 December 1795 Samuel Watson Est to Andrew Watson Lee Adm deed 20 476
      25 February 1800 Samuel Watson to Paul Meder Lee Deed 32 227
      27 February 1802 Samuel Watson Est to Daniel Watson Lee Deed 39 208

      v. 10-12 1788-1791
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      16382
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008128859?cat=218966
      [173/862]
      Samuel Watson yeomen Lee
      Andrew Watson yeoman Lee
      75 pounds
      land in Lee 30 acres whic I formerly bough of Nathan Kingston
      described
      6 August 1770
      Samuel Wason [sic]
      Wit: Thomas Tuttle [His mark, Wentworth Chesherill?