Samuel Cowdrey

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
Samuel Cowdrey, son of Nathaniel Cowdrey and Elizabeth (---), was born at Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, 16 May 1657.1,2 He died after 1695, when his last child was born.2

Samuel married Elizabeth (---), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Reading, 28 April 1685.3,4,5

Samuel was a Selectman. His property was taxed in 1688 and the tax was abated in 1692.2

Family

Elizabeth (---)
Children
  • Ruth Cowdrey1,2 b. 11 Jun 1687
  • Mary Cowdrey2,1 b. 1 Apr 1689
  • Nathaniel Cowdrey2 b. 20 Nov 1691, d. 23 Apr 1751
  • Martha Cowdrey2 b. 1693
  • Samuel Cowdrey+6 b. 1695, d. aft. 1729

Citations

  1. [S347] Thomas W. Baldwin, compiler, Vital Records of Reading Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1912), 57, further cited as Reading Vital Records.
  2. [S15] Mary Bryant Alverson Mehling, Cowdrey-Cowdery-Cowdray Genealogy: William Cowdrey of Lynn, Massachusetts, 1630 and His Descendants ([New York, New York]: Frank Allaben Genealogical Co., 1905), 55, further cited as Mehling, Cowdrey Family.
  3. [S347] Baldwin, Reading Vital Records, 312.
  4. [S15] Mehling, Cowdrey Family, 49.
  5. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 385, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  6. [S15] Mehling, Cowdrey Family, 68-69.