Samuel Leathe

26 September 1720–12 November 1749 (Age 29)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Leathe was born on 26 September 1720, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Leath Sr., was 28 and his mother, Elinor Floyd, was 28. He married Mercy Leathe about 1741, in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 12 November 1749, in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 29.

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Samuel Leathe
Mercy Leathe
Marriage: about 1741
Marcy Leathe
Samuel Leathe
Benjamin Leathe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1741Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Lancashire and Yorkshire): metonymic occupational name for a leatherworker or seller of leather goods, from Middle English lether, Old English lether ‘leather’.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Samuel Leath, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Samuel Laithe, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
    • Samuel Laithe in entry for Mercy Laithe, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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