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Samuel Sears was born 3 January 1663 in Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States to Paul Sears (1636-1707) and Deborah Willard (1645-1721) and died 8 January 1741 West Brewster, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States of unspecified causes. He married Mercy Mayo (1664-1749) 10 March 1684 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

Biography

Captain Samuel, son of Captain Paul Sears, was born at Yarmouth in January, 1663-64, died January 8, 1741-42. He was one of the earliest inhabitants of Harwich. His first house there was just over the line that separates the part of Harwich, which is now West Brewster, from East Dennis. It stood until after 1800 and was occupied by his sons. His will was dated April 7, 1740. He was constable in 1702, lieutenant 1706, and later captain.

Marriage & Family

He married Mercy Mayo, born 1664, died January 20, 1748-49, daughter of Deacon Samuel and Tamsin (Lumpkin) Mayo, and granddaughter of Rev John Mayo;

Children:

  1. Hannah, born July 1, 1685;
  2. Samuel, September 15, 1687;
  3. Nathaniel, September 23, 1689;
  4. Tamsen, November 13, 1691, died July 17, 1761;
  5. Jonathan, September 3, 1693;
  6. Captain Joseph, July 15, 1695;
  7. Joshua, May 3, 1697;
  8. Judah, October 29, 1699, mentioned below;
  9. John, July 18, 1701;
  10. Seth, May 27, 1703;
  11. Benjamin, June 16, 1706.


Children


Offspring of Samuel Sears and Mercy Mayo (1664-1749)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Joseph Sears (1682-1740)
Hannah Sears (1685-1750)
Samuel Sears (1687-1726)
Nathaniel Sears (1689-1720)
Tamsin Sears (1691-1761)
Jonathan Sears (1693-1738)
Joseph Sears (1695-1765)
Joshua Sears (1697-1754)
Judah Sears (1699-1776) 29 October 1699 Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States September 1776 Rochester, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States Mary Paddock (1714-1773)
John Sears (1701-1773)
Seth Sears (1703-1749)
Benjamin Sears (b1706)



Siblings


Offspring of Paul Sears (1636-1707) and Deborah Willard (1645-1721)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mercy Sears (1659-1672)
Bethiah Sears (1662-1724) 3 January 1662 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 5 July 1724 Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts John Crowell (1662-1728)
Samuel Sears (1663-1741) 3 January 1663 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States 8 January 1741 West Brewster, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States Mercy Mayo (1664-1749)
Lydia Sears (1666-1748) 24 October 1666 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States 1748 Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States Eleazar Hamblen (1668-1697)
Paul Sears (1669-1739)
Mary Sears (1672-1745)
Ann Sears (1675-1745)
John Sears (1678-1738)
Daniel Sears (c1682-1756) 1682 Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States 10 August 1756 Chatham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States Sarah Howes (1685-1748)


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