Samuel Stacy was a Revolutionary War hero, who was the Sailing Master on John Paul Jones' ship, the "Bonhomme Richard", which fought the famous battle with the "HMS Serapis." (Rec'd gov. pension) Samuel is descended from Simon Stacy who went to Ipswich, MA in early 1600's from Bocking, Essex in England. Later moved to Salem. Simon's g-son William moved to Eliot c.1692, after Witch Trials (witness).