Samuel STAPLES (1694 – 1778) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Miller line.
Samuel Staples was born 24 Feb 1694 in Bradford, Essex, Mass. His parents were Thomas STAPLES and Elizabeth GRIFFIN. He married Abigail PRINCE on 4 Dec 1714 in Haverhill, Mass. Samuel died in 1778.
Abigail Prince was born 12 Feb 1698 in Gloucester, Essex, Mass. Her parents were Thomas PRINCE Jr. and Elizabeth HARRADEN. Abigail died 29 Sep 1778 in Haverhill, Essex, Mass.
Children of Samuel and Abigail:
|1.||Ann STAPLES||26 Feb 1716 Haverhill, Essex, Mass||DAVID HEATH
24 May 1732 Bradford, Essex, Mass.
|2 Sep 1778 Haverhill, Essex, Mass.|
|2.||Elizabeth Staples||1718 Haverhill|
|3.||Mary Staples||1720 Haverhill||Samuel Jewel (Son of Thomas JEWELL)
20 May 1742
|4.||Abigail Staples||1721 Haverhill||Nathan Lancaster
13 Oct 1743 Haverhill
|4 May 1751 Mendon, Mass|
|5.||John Staples||9 Apr 1724 Haverhill||8 Nov 1745|
|6.||Susannah Staples||24 May 1726 Haverhill||Nathan Merrill
19 Jul 1744
|7.||Samuel Staples||14 Aug 1729 Haverhill|
|8.||Prince Staples||7 Mar 1733 Haverhill|
|9.||Ruth Staples||2 Apr 1738 Haverhill||Joseph Atwood
9 May 1758 Haverhill
1. Ann STAPLES (See DAVID HEATH‘s page)
3. Mary Staples
Mary’s husband Samuel Jewel was born 19 Feb 1687/88 in Amesbury, Essex, Mass. He was baptized 14 Oct 1688 in Salisbury, Essex, Mass. His parents were Thomas JEWELL and Susanna GUILFORD. He first married Sarah Ring 06 Nov 1712 in Amesbury, Essex, Mass.
Sarah Ring was born 07 Oct 1691 in Amesbury, Essex, Her parents were Robert Ring and Ruth [__?__]. Her grandparents were Robert RING and Elizabeth JARVIS
4. Abigail Staples
Abigail’s husband Nathan Lancaster was born 27 Sep 1717 in Haverhill, Essex, Mass. His parents were Daniel Lancaster and Damaris Gould. Nathan died 13 Oct 1743 in Haverhill, Essex, Mass.
6. Susannah Staples
Susannah’s husband Nathan Merrill was born 15 Apr 1704 Haverhill, Mass. His parents were John Merril and Lucy Webster. He first married 27 Oct 1728 in Newbury, Mass to Mary Goodwin Gordon (1711 – 1739). After Mary died, he married 25 Mar 1742 in Haverhill, Mass to Demaris Lancaster (1724 – 1744).
9. Ruth Staples
Ruth’s husband Joseph Atwood was born 13 Jan 1736/37. His parents were Oliver Atwood and Elizabeth Phelps. After Ruth died, he married Hannah Hadley, widow of Enoch Marble (1729-1774).