Samuel Forrest (1760 – 1838)

“Samuel Forrest, son of Samuel Forrest, was born about 1760, in Norton or vicinity, and died at Foxboro, October 6, 1838 (gravestone). He married, at Foxboro, August 30. 1787. Charlotte Ware, born July 31, 1761, died October 10, 1832 (gravestone), daughter of Melatiah and Chloe (Mann) Ware. Her father was born at Wrentham, Massachusetts, April 19, 1736, and died at Foxboro, February 13, 1799; Chloe was born May 26, 1741. In 1790 the first federal census shows three heads of family at Foxboro, Ebenezer, Amos and Samuel. Children of Samuel and Charlotte (Ware) Forrest: Samuel, August 27, 1788; Charlotte, born December 23, 1790; Amos, March 14, 1793; Fanny, February 19, 1796; Martin Clair, September 12, 1799; Betsey, April 23, 1801; Laura Ware, April 6, 1804.”

Source:  New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial, Vol. 4, by William Richard Cutter, A.M., Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1913, page 212


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