Lawrence Straw
Abigail Jewell
Peter Colby
Mary Straw
(1712-After 1756)
Moses Straw
(1728-After 1800)
Elizabeth Colby
(1731-Abt 1770)

Samuel Straw


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1. Abigail Pollard

Samuel Straw

  • Born: 28 Jul 1752, South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
  • Christened: 20 May 1753
  • Marriage (1): Abigail Pollard on 29 Mar 1776 in Woburn, Massachusetts
  • Died: 4 Aug 1807 at age 55
  • Buried: Old Meeting House Cemetery in Greenfield, New Hampshire

  General Notes:

His actual date of birth is thus far unknown but he was baptized May 20, 1753 in South Hampton, NH. Jim Townsend claims he was born in 1752. Most of the information on this family comes from the genealogy of Ellen Straw Thompson written Oct 1897 and found at the NEHGS. Other sources include Hopkinton, NH VR pp 14 - 16 and 19; Research of James Townsend of CA

Military records -
Samuel Straw age 22 in 1775 lives in Concord, NH; occ: taylor (sic); lives in Rockingham county; served in Capt Hutchens company; Starks Regt; Camp on winter Hill 7 Feb 1776
LW & T of Samuel Straw of Peterborough, NH - 5 Nov 1806
Molly Wasburn [dau] one dollar
Elizabeth Straw Herrick/Homich? [grandau]
Jep [Ira?] Straw [grandson] one dollar
Abigail (Straw) Washburn [granddau] 20 dollars at age 18
Samuel Straw Jr [son] all my real and personal estate at demise of my wife
Abigail [wife]
Anna Straw [dau] 50 dollars when she marries or at wife's decease
[allows each and every one of my daughters to live in my dwelling house with my wife or until they marry]

Find A Grave Memorial# 141367490
NAME:Abigail Pollard
SPOUSE:Samuel Straw
SOURCE:Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0761394 & 0859998.

Samuel married Abigail Pollard on 29 Mar 1776 in Woburn, Massachusetts. (Abigail Pollard was born in 1750, died on 1 Jul 1831 in Greenfield, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire and was buried in Old Meeting House Cemetery in Greenfield, New Hampshire.)

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