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Sunday, April 27, 2008

1752 :: Samuel Brackett


On this date in our family history . . . the 27th day of April . . . in the year 1752 . . . 80-year-old Samuel Brackett dies in Berwick, York County, Maine . . . this Samuel is a 4th great-grandpa to Jerusha Marilla Smith nee Barker (1841-1899) . . . who is paternal grandma to Elizabeth Marilla Henry nee Smith (1912-1932) . . . who is the maternal grandma of the Keeper of this family history blog . . . and this Samuel Brackett is also a 1st cousin three times removed to Peter Brackett (1838-1927) . . . who is the adoptive father of Eva May Smith (1874-1936) . . . who is the mother of the above mentioned Elizabeth . . .



Old Eliot
A Monthly Magazine of the History and Biography
of the Upper Parish of Kittery, Now Eliot
:
"SAMUEL BRACKKTT Granted May 10 1703 fifty acres of land which were laid out to him Dec 13 1709 near Cox Pond Granted Jan 13 1722 land said to have belonged to the heirs of Stephen Jenkins but no such grant was found but twenty acres were laid out at Old Quamp by Hearl"



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