Samuel Hoar

Maleabout 1704–2 April 1742

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Hoar was born about 1704, in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Capt. Leonard Hoar, was 21 and his mother, Esther Hubbard, was 20. He died on 2 April 1742, in his hometown, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Capt. Leonard Hoar
1684–1771
Esther Hubbard
1685–1730
Samuel Hoar
1704–1742
Capt. Joseph Hoar
1708–1797
Daniel Hoar
1709–1738
Sarah Hoar
1710–1785
Leonard Hoar Jr.
1711–1746
David Hoar Sr.
1713–1791
Charles L. Hoar
1714–1790
Edmund Hoar
1716–1762
Esther Hoar
1719–1751
Lt. Nathan Hoar
1720–1801
Mary Hoar
1721–1793

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  • Samuel Hoar, "Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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Name Meaning

English (Hampshire):

nickname from Middle English hor(e) ‘gray- or white-haired’ (Old English hār). This name has been established in Ireland since the late 13th century and was Gaelicized as de Hóir and de Hóra.

habitational name from Ore (Sussex), or else a topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) bank’, from Middle English or(e) ‘brink, edge’ (Old English ōra).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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