Samuel Beach

4 June 1723–1762 (Age 38)
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Beach was born on 4 June 1723, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Lieutenant Josiah Beach, was 28 and his mother, Patience Nichols, was 22. He married Sarah Sherman on 24 June 1744, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1762, in Trumbull, North Stratford, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 39, and was buried in Trumbull, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Beach
1723–1762
Sarah Sherman
1725–1763
Marriage: 24 June 1744
Betty Beach
1745–
Ruth Beach
1747–1817
Andrew Beach
1748–1808
Eliakim Beach
1750–1821
Sarah Beach
1753–1797
Betsey Beach
1755–1757
Betsey Beach
1757–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 June 1744
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Male1723–1762Male

    Female1725–Female

    Sarah Beach

    Female1728–1750Female

    Female1731–1806Female

    Josiah Beach Jr

    Male1734–Male

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, Middle English beche, Old English bece, a byform of bæce. Compare Bach 3.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood, from Middle English beche ‘beech tree’ (Old English bēce).3 Perhaps also an Americanized form of German Bisch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Beach in entry for Eliakim Beach, "Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955"
  • Samuel Beach in entry for Eliakim Beach and Abiah Summers, "Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955"
  • Samuel Beach, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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