Plymouth County Biographies

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Abraham Samson

Abraham Samson, probably brother of Henry Samson, came from England some time after his brother, probably in 1629 or 1630. he settled in Duxbury and was on the list of those able to bear arms in 1643. He was one of the fifty-four original grantees of the town of Bridgewater in 1645, all of whom resided in Duxbury, but he did not remove there. he was surveyor of highways in 1648; constable 1653. He was admitted a freeman in 1654. He died some time after 1686. He married -Nash, daughter of Lieutenant Samuel Nash, of Duxbury. Children: 1. Samuel, born about 1646, married Esther -, 2. George, born 1655, married Elizabeth -. 3. Abraham, born about 1658, married Lorah Standish. 4. Isaac, mentioned below. Probably others.

Cutter, William Richard. Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Vol IV. Lewis Historical Publishing company, 1908. pg. 1879