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Samuel Leighton

Male 1729 - 1812  (82 years)


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  • Name Samuel Leighton  [1, 2, 3
    Born 20 Dec 1729  Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Mar 1812  Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I19959  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2013 

    Father Thomas Leighton,   b. 1696, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1763, Gouldsboro, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Susannah Chesley,   b. 1696, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1786, Gouldsboro, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married Abt 1718  Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11777  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorcas Bunker,   b. 1734, Dover, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1799, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1755  Falmouth, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Theodore Leighton,   b. 1757, Falmouth, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1790, Narraguagus, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 33 years)
     2. Dorcas Leighton,   b. Abt 1759, Falmouth, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1799  (Age ~ 39 years)
     3. Susanna Leighton,   b. Abt 1761, Castine, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1821, Addison, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
     4. Isaac Leighton,   b. 25 Feb 1763, Castine, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1836, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Esther Leighton,   b. Abt 1764, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1840  (Age ~ 77 years)
     6. Thomas Parritt Leighton,   b. Abt 1766, Narraguagus, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1847, Crowley Island, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     7. Phineas Leighton,   b. 1768, Steuben, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1857, Perry, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     8. Hannah Leighton,   b. 31 Jul 1770, Steuben, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1862, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     9. Deborah Leighton,   b. Abt 1773, Steuben, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Sarah Leighton,   b. Abt 1776, Steuben, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1790  (Age ~ 15 years)
     11. John Coffin Leighton,   b. 1780, Steuben, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1850 and 1859, Cherryfield, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F11739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Dec 1729 - Dover, NH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Mar 1812 - Columbia, ME Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • "About 1760 two brothers, Thomas and Samuel Leighton, came from Falmout h, Me., to the Narraguagus river." (Centennial Historical Sketch of the T own of Columbia, by Levi Leighton, Esq.) He was with his father and with him settled first at Gouldsboro. Shortl y after, he was the pioneer settler at Columbia, then No. 12 and 13 During the Revolutionary War, and he was in Capt. Francis Shaw's Co. fo r four months defending the coast; then under Capt. Thomas Parritt in J une 1777; in Capt. Henry Dyer's detachment in Aug. and Sept. 1777, serv ing at Machias; in Capt. John Hall's Co. at Majabagaduce in Aug. 1779 a nd again under Capt. Henry Dyer in 1780

  • Sources 
    1. [S1351] A collection of notes from Leonard F. Tibbetts, 22.

    2. [S1350] Centennial Historical Sketch of the Town of Columbia from 1796 to 1898, b y Levi Leighton, Esq., 15.

    3. [S2190] Early Pleasant River Families of Washington County, Maine, 257.

    4. [S1278] Ancestry World Tree Viewer Dorr Surname Search., Search on Hannah Leighton:http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=gedfam&ti=0&f0=167276&f1=364.