This is the information that I have concerning this line:
Amos Drinkwater, b.1772,New Milford, CT,d. 5 Aug.1840, Fawn River, MI. Married in New Milford, Nancy. Amos and Nancy lived in Onondaga Co.NY,in the years 1800 and 1810 (census).
`Amos's father was Samuel. b. 27 June 1744 in New Milford, d. 26 Oct. 1824, Elbridge, Onondaga Co. NY. He is buried in Mt. Pleasant cemetery, Elbridge (with the name Dewaters). Amos's mother was Olive Grey, b. 3 Dec. 1748, dau. of William and Sarah Grey.Samuel and Olive were married 26 Oct. 1824. They were tories, possibly the influence of Olive's family. They became POW's during the Rev. war, remained in NY state after the war. Their son bought them some land in Onondaga Co. as loyalists were not allowed to own land.
Samuel's father was William Drinkwater, b. 1701 Middleborough, MA, d. 1758, New Milford,CT. married 18 Dec. 1728, Elizabeth Benedict, b. 17 Jan 1705, Ridgefield, CT, d. 30 July 1749, New Milford, CT.
William's father was Thomas Drinkwater, b.1652, Eng.d. 25 June 1715, Taunton, MA.(He had another son named Thomas, I believe.) I do not have any parents for Thomas.
Thomas's married, 6 March 1705,Elizabeth Haskell, b. 2 July 1672, Middleborough, MA, d. after 1711 in Plymouth.
Elizabeth's father was John Haskell, b. 1640 Salem, MA. d. 15 May 1706 in Middleborough. John married 6 jan. 1666, Patience Soule, b. about 1648, Duxbury, MA, d. 11 march 1705/6 in Middleborough.(Patience was the dau. of Mayflower passenger, George Soule, who married Mary Becket/Bucket who died Dec. 1676, in Duxbury. Mary emigrated on the ship "Anne". For this family, see the book "George Soule of The Mayflower and His Descendants For Four Generations" published by the Mayflower Society.)
John Haskell's father was Roger, b. 6 march 1613/4 in Somerset, Eng. and d. 27 may 1667 in Salem. Roger m. Elizabeth Hardy, b. 1617 in Eng. Roger was a fisherman, who emigrated in 1636.
Roger's father was William, b. Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, d. 11 May 1630 in Somerset.His wife: Elinor (Foule?).
Elizabeth was the dau. of John Hardy of Eng.
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