Plymouth County Biographies

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Isaac Samson

Isaac Samson, son of Abraham Sampson, was born in Duxbury, Massachusetts, in 1660. He was one of the first settlers of Plympton, and lived on the spot where stood the house occupied in 1800 by Elijah Bisbee. It was the second house from Plympton Green on the north side of the road leading westward from the Green to Dunham's Neck. He married Lydia Standish, daughter of Alexander Standish, sister of Lorah Standish, who married his brother, and descendant of Captain Myles Standish, the Pilgrim ancestor. She was living in March, 1733-34. Children: 1. Isaac, mentioned below. 2. Jonathan, born February 9, 1690, married Joanna Lucas. 3. Josiah, born June 5, 1692, unmarried; died March 29, 1731. 4. Lydia, born April 22, 1694, unmarried. 5. Ephraim, born May 8, 1698, married Abigail Horel. 6. Peleg (twin), born November 12, 1700, married Mary Ring. 7. Priscilla (twin), born November 12, 1700, married Jabez Fuller. 8. Barnabas, born February 12, 1704-5, married Experience Atkins.

Cutter, William Richard. Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Vol IV. Lewis Historical Publishing company, 1908. pg. 1879