(ca. 1615-before 1690) - Parish of Dilton, Hamlet of Westbury, Wiltshire, England; Ipswich, Essex co., MA; Strawbery Banke and Portsmouth, Rockingham co., NH; Dover and Greenland, Strafford co., NH

(First Generation - Haines Family)


DEATH Samuel died before 1690[2].
BURIAL He is buried with his wife in In the ancient burying ground of the first settlers, on a promontory jutting out into the Winnicut River[3].
OCCUPATION After the wreck of the Angel Gabriel, Samuel followed the Cogswells to Ipswich, Essex co., MA where he served out his apprenticeship as the overseer of John Cogswell's farm.
NAME/FAMILY HISTORY According to Stearns, "...this name is traced back in Wales to A.D. 607. In the fifteenth and the early part of the sixteenth centuries, it was variously written in England as Eines, Eynes, Heynes, Heanes, Haines and Haynes, but the pronounciation was probably the same in all. Einion, Prince of Powys, was distinguished in the wars against Henry I of England, A. D. 1100-1135. Some members of the family served with the Crusaders and were granted coats of arms in token of appreciation of their services; the first was conferred about A.D. 1300..."[2]
MIGRATION Samuel was an apprentice in the cloth trade with John Cogswell "who is on my mother's side of the family) when he joined his master and Cogswell's family on the ill-fated voyage of the Angel Gabriel. This ship loaded at King's Roads, Bristol, England on 23 May 1635 and after many delays, made its way to New England. However, on 15 August 1635, the Angel Gabriel lost its battle with a ferocious hurricane and foundered at Pemaquid, ME[2].
CHURCH MEMBERSHIP AND SERVICE He acquired the title of Deacon in 1671 when by the "imposition of hands and prayer", he was ordained deacon of the North Church[2].
RESIDENCES AND REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS Haines travelled with the Cogswells to Ipswich, Essex co., MA and stayed with them for a year in order to complete his apprenticeship. After he left their company, he travelled on to Dover, Strafford co., NH and joined Captain Thomas Wiggin's Company on Dover Neck. In 1638, he returned to Dilton, Wiltshire, England to marry his wife and bring her back to New England. They built their home on the 10 acres of land granted to him on Low Street (near the Old Meeting House) section of Dover Neck. Later, Samuel was granted another 20 acres along the west side of Back river, near the homesteads of William Furber and John Tuttle[2].

More real estate transactions of Samuel are "...He took a deed November 18, 1650 from Captain Francis Champernoon, of Portsmouth, then called Strawberry Bank, a farm 'by ye name of Capt. Champernoon, his ffarme, lying and being on ye southeast side of ye Greate baye, for and in consideration of the sum of Ninetie pounds Sterling,' etc. On September 12, 1653, the town granted him ten acres 'at the bottom of Great baye over against Capt. Champernoons.' July 5, 1660, he was granted ninety-one acres more. Later he received other grants of land, so that he became possessed of several hundred acres, all in the vicinity of Great Bay, in that part of old Portsmouth, now Greenland. On that farm he spent the years of his like, from 1650 till his death, about 1686; a most beautiful locality, the village of Greenland..."[2]

LEGAL PROCEEDINGS Samuel gave a deposition in the case of Cogswell vs. Cogswell (1675-1677):

THE DEPOSITION OF SAMUEL HAINES, now aged sixty-five years or thereabouts. This deponent testifieth and saith: "That I lived with Mr. John Cogswell, Sen., in Old England about three years, a servant with him, and came over along with him to New England in the ship called the 'Angel Gabriel', and was present with him when my Master Cogswell suffered shipwreck at Pemaqued, which was about forty years age the last August when the ship was cast away. I, the said Haines, do remember that there were saved of my master's goods a good quantity of good houehold goods, both feather beds & bedding, and also a good quantity of brass and pewter, and also several pieces of plate; and to the best of my remembrance of this brass, there were several brass pans. Furthermore, I do remember that my master had a Turkey worked carpet in Old England, which he commonly used to lay upon his parlour table, and this carpet was put abard among my master's goods, and came safe ashore, to the best of my remembrance: all which goods, together with some provisions which were saved then, good-man Gallup brought to Ipswich in his bark for my master, except some of them which the vessel could not hold; and I, the said deponent, came along with him in the vessel from Pemaquek, and lived with my Master Cogswell at Ipswich the same year following; and, also, I do remember that my master had two mares and two cows, which were shipped aboard a ship at South Hampton in Old England, and came safe ashore to New England that same summer as we came here, and were delivered to my master. I do further testify that about four years after that I lived with my master in Ipswich; that I went to Old England, and when I returned again, which was about a year and a half after, I brought over for the use of my Master Cogswell between four score and one hundred pounds' worth of goods in several particulars, which were delivered to him; and, furthermore, I do very well remember that my Master Cogsell had 3 sons which came over along with us in the aforesaid ship. The eldest son's name was William, who was about fourteen years of age then; and the 2nd son was called John, who was about twelve years of age then; and the third son's name was Edward, who was about six years of age at that time; and further saith not."

"Samuel Haines, Sen., came and made oath to all the above written, the first day of December, 1676.
Before me,
Richard Martyn, Comm."

MARRIAGE On 1 April 1638 Samuel married Ellenor NEATE[4], in Parish of Dilton, Hamlet of Westbury, Wiltshire, England[2]. Ellenor died before 1690[5].

The official parish register for 1638 prodives the following entry for their marriage: "William Hucketts and Jane Pierce were marryed on the first day of April. Samuel Haines and Ellenor Neate were marryed the same day." The marriage is truly the stuff of fairy tales with Samuel surviving shipwreck, apprenticeship and hardship in the new land; only to return to England, marry his betrothed and take her back to his homestead in New England[2].

CHILDREN 2. i. Mary HAINES Please see her own page.
ii. Samuel HAINES
iii. Matthias HAINES

GENERATION Great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great (G9) Grandfather
SOURCES 1. Parsons, Langdon B., History of the Town of Rye, NH From Its Discovery and Settlement to December 31, 1903, (1905; repr. Bowie, MD: Heritage Press 1992), [RyeHist].

2. Stearns, Ezra S., William F. Whitcher & Edward E. Parker, Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire, 4 vols., (New York & Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1908), [Stearns], 815.

3. Ibid. 815-816.

4. [RyeHist], 815.

5. [Stearns], 815.

6. Ibid. 815-816.

7. Torrey, Charles, New England Marriages Prior to 1700., (Boston: New England Historic and Genealogical Society). [Torrey].

8. New England Historic and Genealogical Register. Vols. 1+, (Boston: New England Historic and Genealogical Register, 1845+), [NEHGR or Reg.], 53:355, 90:274.

9. Noyes, Sybil, Charles Thornton Libby and Walter Goodwin David, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, (Portland, ME: Anthosensen Press 1928-1939; rpt Baltimore: Gen. Publ. Co., 1972), [GDMNH], 507.

10. Ham, John R., Dover, New Hampshire Marriages, 1623-1823, (Dover, NH., 1880-1902), typescript, [DoverNHMar], 150.

11. Neal, John, The Neal Record, (Boston: Dutton, 1856), [Neale(1856)], 10.

12. Stackpole, Everett S., Old Kittery and Her Families, (Lewiston, ME: Lewiston Journal Press, 1903), [Kittery], 27.

13. Pope, Charles Henry, The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 1623 to 1660, (Boston: C.H. Pope, 1908), [PopesPioneersofMEandNH], 148.

14. Davis, Walter Goodwin, Jr.,, The Ancestry of Charity Haley 1755 to 1800, Wife of Major Nicholas Davis of Wilmington, Maine, (Boston: Stanhope Press, 1916), [HaleyAnc], 2:59-60.

15. Farwell, John Dennis, Jane Harter Abbott, and Lillian M. Wilson, The Farwell Family, A History of Henry Farwell and His Wife Olive (Welby) Farwell of Boston, England, and of Concord and Chelmsford, Mass., 1605 to 1927, with Twelve Generations of Their Descendants; Also Many Lineages of Allied Families, 2 vols., (Rutland, Vt.: F.H. Farwell, 1929), [Farwell(1929)], 471.

16. [GDMNH], 507.

17. Anderson, Robert Charles, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633., (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), [GreatMig.], II:1326.

18. Brigham, Emma E. (Neal), Neal Family.

19. Locke, Arthur Horton, A History and Genealogy of Captain John Locke (1637-1696) of Portsmouth and Rye, N.H., and His Descendants; Also of Nathaniel Lock of Portsmouth, and a Short Account of the History of the Lockes in England., ([Concord, NH: The Rumford Press, 1916?]), [Locke] 18.

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