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Samuel Haugh
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Samuel Haugh


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Samuel Haugh
  • Born: 1 Feb 1675, Boston MA
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Cowell on 30 Sep 1697 in Boston MA
  • Died: 9 Jun 1717, Boston MA

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Apprenticed on 7 Oct 1690-1697 to Thomas Savage in Boston MA 3
    The agreement witnessed by Samuel Sewall: ". . . to serve From 7th Octr. last, Seven years and six months."
  • He worked in 1697-1717 as a silversmith in Boston MA 9

  • Cup, c 1698
    Private Collection
    h: 3 1/8"
    wt: 6 oz
    Engraved E over I * S over (later) 1746 for John and Sybl (Newman) Edwards.
  • He wrote his will on 4 Mar 1717 in Boston MA leaving his estate to his wife during her widowhood. If she remarried, the estate was to be divided equally among their children. Edward, the eldest son, was to recieve "all my Working Tooles belonging to the Goldsmiths Trade. . . if he lives to be Twenty one Years old, and Inclines to work at the Goldsmiths Trade." When Margaret Haugh died two years later, Edward was working as a mariner; her will contains no mention of the tools, which may have been sold to Thomas Bradford. 9

Samuel married Margaret Cowell on 30 Sep 1697 in Boston MA. (Margaret Cowell was born on 2 Sep 1673 in Boston MA and died about 1719.)

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