Samuel EDDY

Male 1640 - 1711  (71 years)


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  • Name Samuel EDDY  [1
    • Samuel Eddy inherited the homestead lands consisting of 40 acres and also 7 acres of land near Widow Barnard's, and 12 acres of upland at Stony Brook. by purchase he added to these lands. He was a cordwainer by trade and held public office of various kinds. He was chosen tything-man in 1683/4, 1693/4 and 1704/5. He was fence-viewer in 1695/6 and town sealer of leather in 1703/4, 1705/6, 1706/7, 1707/8, 1709/10 and 1710/11. Samuel and his wife Sarah, who was admitted to full communion in the Watertown Church in 1690, were very active in church matters....

      His will, dated Aug. 6, 1702, and probated Dec. 30, 1711, mentions wife Sarah, sons Samuel, Benjamin; and daughters, Deliverance Eddy, Elizabeth Allin, Ruth Stone, Johanna Eddy, and Sarah Coolidge; and brother John Eddy. the inventory taken Dec. 18, 1711, includes a house and 30 acres valued at L150 and 7 acres near the old mill in Watertown, a twelve acre lot, and an 80 acre farm. The inventory and the will in full are found in Bulletin No. 10, pp. 161 and 162. [1]
    Born 30 Sep 1640  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Nov 1711  Watertown, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I77063  Main Tree
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2015 

    Family Sarah MEADE 
    Married Sept or Nov 30, 1664 
    Children 
     1. John EDDY,   b. prob Abt 1666,   d. 26 Jul 1694, Watertown, Middlesex Co., 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. Prob. 6 Aug 1746, Oxford, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
     3. Ruth EDDY,   b. 3 Nov 1681, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1702  (Age 20 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F31128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5950] "The Eddy Family in America" A Genealogy, Ruth Story Devereux Eddy, A.E., A.M., (The Eddy Family Association, Inc.).