Samuel Storrs

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Samuel Storrs   see FAMILY TREE
Born: 17/May/1677 Barnstable, Barnstable, MA

 

   
Married: 31/Oct/1700 Windham, Windham, CT

 

  Samuell Stoors of Windham and Martha Burge of Yarmouth were married in October 31st 1700 by Mr. John Cotton, minster
Died: 09/Aug/1727 Mansfield, Tolland, CT    
Buried: Old Mansfield Cemetery   tombstone reads "Here lies the body of Mistar Samuell Storrs late the husband of Mistrus Martha Stoars who died August ye 9th 1727 aged 49 years."
 

FATHER

Samuel Storrs

MOTHER

Mary Huckins

WIFE

Martha Burgess

CHILDREN

1. Samuel Storrs b. 22/Aug/1701

2. John Storrs b. 07/Oct/1702

3. Martha Storrs b. 17/Feb/1703-04

4. Huckins Storrs b. 10/Dec/1705

5. Elizabeth Storrs b. Aug/1708

6. Mary Storrs b. May/1710

7. Joseph Storrs b. 08/Mar/1711-12

From The Storrs Family, by Charles Storrs, 1886
"Samuel Storrs, Jr. was one of the original proprietors of the town of Mansfield, CT and a member of its first church. He lived, as did his father and brother Thomas, in the South Parish, the earliest settled part of the town. He was a capable, prominent man. His comparatively early death followed by that of his wife a year later, left his children orphans while three of them were yet minors. He died intestate, and letters of administration on his estate were granted to his widow Martha and his sons Samuel and John. Upon the death of Mrs. Martha Storrs a year after that of her husband, a new distribution was made."

After the death of Samuel Storrs, his estate, after expenses, was valued at 1703 - 7s - 0d pounds. The estate was distributed "To Mrs. Martha Storrs, relict to said deceased, the one 3d part of the movable estate at inventory price which is 52 - 12s - 4d pounds to be her own for ever; and the one 3rd part of the real estate during life which is 533 - 0s - 9d pounds; and unto Mr. Samuel Storrs, eldest son to said deceased, the sum or value of 292-16s-2d; and unto Mr. John Storrs, 2nd son to said deceased, ye sum or value of 146-8s-1d; and unto Huckins Storrs, 3d son to said deceased the sum or value of 146-8s-?; and unto Mrs. Martha Badcock, eldest daughter to said decd the sum or value of 146=8s-1d, of which sum she hath already received the sum of 53, and she hath yet to receive the sum of 93-8s-1d; and unto Mrs Elizabeth Storrs, 2d daughter to said deceased, the sum or value of 146-8s-1d; and unto Mrs. Mary Storrs, 3d daughter to said deceased the sum or value of 146-8s-1d."

 

 

 

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