406 PRINCE.—SAMPSON.  

1758, æ. 72.—Joseph was a mariner at Strafford, Conn. 1738, but was afterwards probably at Rochester.—Moses was a mariner at Boston 1738, and father of Samuel, Jane, and others perhaps.—Nathan born 1698, gra. H. U. 1718, fellow of the College many years, died at the West Indies 1748.—Alice m. Samuel Gray of Little Compton, he died 1733, she was living 1736.   Martha m. Ezra Bourne Esq. of Sandwich, and her D. Mary Bourne was wife of the Rev. John Angier, first Minister of East Bridgewater.—Mercy, feeble and infirm, was living single in 1738.—Mary m. the Rev. Peter Thacher of Mid'o.

   4.   Governor Thomas Prince (of no known connection with the preceeding families) came over in the 2d ship, the Fortune, in 1621, lived in Plymouth, his house in High street near Spring Lane; m. Patience, D. of William Brewster, 1624, the 9th marriage in the Colony; she d. 1634; he was chosen Governor 1635, then living at Duxbury; m. Mary, D. of Wm. Collier, 1635, and removed to Eastham 1644, and there resided till re-chosen Governor in 1658.   His wife died at Eastham, and he returned to Plymouth 1663, and lived at "Plain Dealing"; m. Mrs. Mary, widow of Samuel Freeman, 1662, and d. 1673, æ. 73, his wife surviving at Yarmouth 1676; he had a son Thomas who d. before him, and 8 Ds. viz: Rebecca w. of Edmund Freeman Jr. m. 1646, Hannah w. of Nathaniel Mayo m. 1649, Mercy w. of John Freeman of Eastham m. 1649, Jane w. of Mark Snow of Eastham m. 1660, Mary w. of John Tracey of Duxbury, Elizabeth w. of Arthur Howland Jr. of Marshfield, Sarah w. of Thos. or Jere'h Howes Jr. of Yarmouth m. 1650, Judith w. of Isaac Barker of Marshfield and then of William Tubbs of Pembroke m. 1691; he had 2 grand children who d. before 1690 without issue, viz: Lusanna, D. of his son Thomas, and Theophilus Mayo; he had also a maiden sister Susanna living at St. Catharine's Gate, near London Tower; he called Thomas Clark his brother.

   SAMPSON.—Abraham and Henry Sampson of Duxbury were original proprietors of Bridgewater.   Abraham was in Duxbury as early as 1640, and m. a D. of Sam'l Nash, and had afterwards a 2d wife; he had Abraham, Isaac, Samuel, and others perhaps, he was living 1686.   Abraham, the s. probably m. Lorah, D. of Alexander Standish, and had Abraham, Miles, Ebenezer, Rebecca, Sarah, and Grace.—Samuel was killed in Philip's war 1675 or 1678, leaving a wid. Esther and several young children, among whom were Samuel and Ichabod.

   2.   Henry Sampson came over to Plymouth 1620; is named in the allotments of land in 1623 as one of those who came in the May Flower in 1620, and yet his name is not inserted among those who came in the May Flower, nor is it to be found among those who signed the Compact on board before landing; he was

 

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