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Samuel Denton (b. Abt. 1631, d. March 20, 1713/14)Samuel Denton (son of Richard Denton and Helen Windblank) was born Abt. 1631 in Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England, and died March 20, 1713/14 in Hempstead, Long Island, New York.He married Mary Smith on 1656 in Hempstead, Long Island, New York, daughter of John "Rock" Smith.
Notes for Samuel Denton:
Bapt. 29 May 1631 Coley Chapel, Halifax Parish, England
1673-listed on list of males on Long Island, NY.
M. Mary Smith ca 1664 (records of N. and S. Hempstead, NY)
Spent rest of his life on Long Island trading in land and animals (records of the town)
Owned slaves (records of the town)
Died before 15 Mar 1713/14 when personal belongings inventory was taken.
He signed his name with a mark so he must have had little education.
More About Samuel Denton and Mary Smith:
Marriage: 1656, Hempstead, Long Island, New York.
Children of Samuel Denton and Mary Smith are:
- +Abraham Denton, b. Abt. 1668, Hempstead, Long Island, New York, d. Abt. 1729, Orange County, New York.