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Col. Samuel Thaxter

Male 1665 - 1740  (75 years)


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  • Name Samuel Thaxter 
    Prefix Col. 
    Born 6 August 1665  Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 November 1740  Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • “Samuel’s death is noticed on the Hingham records as follows: ‘Hon. Samuel Thaxter, late one of His Majesties Council and Colonel of this Regiment, being in the 76 yr of his age, dyed.’ Col. Thaxter was a man of marked ability, and one of Hingham’s most prominent and influential citizens; magistrate; delegate to the General Court 1697, and from 1708 to 1712 inc., also from 1711 to 1718 inc.; an assistant, and otherwise distinguished in pulic posts; selectman 1695, 1705, 1706, and 1717. Resided on the paternal homestead, North St.” [1]
    Person ID I380  Schirado
    Last Modified 8 January 2003 

    Father Lieut. John Thaxter,   b. 1626, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 March 1686/7, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jacob,   b. about 1634,   d. 24 November 1725, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Married 4 December 1648  Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F251  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Hannah Gridley,   b. 19 April 1671, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 January 1756, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 29 December 1691  [1
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Thaxter,   b. 18 September 1693, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 January 1762, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +2. John Thaxter,   b. 6 January 1693/4, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 April 1733, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +3. Samuel Thaxter,   b. 8 October 1695, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 December 1732, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     4. Sarah Thaxter
    Family ID F288  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] George Lincoln, et al., (published by the Town of Hingham, 1893).


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