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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Samuel  DARBY (DERBY)

  (b. 8 September 1757Concord, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 13 March 1839Dublin, New Hampshire, USA )  
Summary: Samuel DARBY (DERBY) was born 8 September 1757 in Concord, Province of Massachusetts Bay. Samuel DARBY (DERBY) was the child of Joseph DARBY and Silence HUBBARD and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Samuel HUBBARD and Prudence TEMPLE

He married  Hannah MINOT 18 August 1785 in Concord, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 15 children. Hannah MINOT  was born 9 February 1767 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA .  She died 11 September 1857 in Dublin, New Hampshire, USA .  She was the daughter of James MINOT and Rebecca BLANCHARD.

Samuel DARBY (DERBY) died 13 March 1839 in Dublin, New Hampshire, USA.
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Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? In 1607, Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in America, was established by the London Company in southeast Virginia.
Concord, Massachusetts, USA - Old North Bridge showing Minute Man Statue and Battle Green, Concord, Mass.
Concord, Massachusetts, USA
Old North Bridge showing Minute Man Statue and...
Concord, Massachusetts, USA - Hawthorne's Wayside, Concord, Mass.
Concord, Massachusetts, USA
Hawthorne's Wayside, Concord, Mass.

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Concord, Massachusetts, USA - Wright Tavern, Concord, Mass.
Concord, Massachusetts, USA
Wright Tavern, Concord, Mass.

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Concord, Massachusetts, USA - The Alcott House
Concord, Massachusetts, USA
The Alcott House

"Orchard House is a historic...
Concord, Massachusetts, USA - The Old Manse
Concord, Massachusetts, USA
The Old Manse

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Concord, Massachusetts, USA - The
Concord, Massachusetts, USA
The "Minute Man"

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Dublin, New Hampshire, USA - Dublin, N.H.
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA
Dublin, N.H.
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA - Village of Dublin, N. H.
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA
Village of Dublin, N. H.
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA - Post Office and General Store of C. D. Scribner, Dublin, N.H.
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA
Post Office and General Store of C. D. Scribner,... Read MORE...

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Samuel DARBY (DERBY) married flag Hannah MINOT-- Date: 18 August 1785 Place: Concord, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2007). 

Hannah MINOT was the daughter of James MINOT and Rebecca BLANCHARD

"1785 DARBY Saml. Darby and Hannah Minot both of concord were married by Jn Cuming Esqr Augt. 18 1785 Marriage Concord"

flag Betsey DARBY (b.6 November 1785, Lincoln, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay  d. 13 August 1805, Concord, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Sally (Sarah) DARBY (b.26 July 1787, Lincoln, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay  d. , )

flag Hannah DARBY (b.26 April 1789, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA  d. 10 March 1874, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Samuel Granville DARBY (b.24 July 1790, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA  d. 26 September 1874, Springfield, Vermont, USA)

flag James DARBY (b.6 May 1792, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA  d. 3 August 1792, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Rebecca DARBY (b.15 July 1793, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA  d. 7 December 1853, Newton, Massachusetts, USA)

flag James DARBY (b.6 July 1795, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA  d. 16 January 1867, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA)

flag Mary Polley DARBY (b.5 April 1797, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA  d. bef. 1812, , Massachusetts, USA)

flag Sennath (Asenath) DARBY (b.18 July 1799, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA  d. 17 January 1815, Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Miranda DARBY (b.20 July 1801, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA  d. 27 October 1886, Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Nathan DARBY (b.17 February 1803, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA  d. 22 March 1882, Taunton, Massachusetts, USA )

flag Harriet DARBY (b.10 October 1804, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA  d. 15 October 1805, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Minot DERBY (b.14 July 1806, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 15 March 1854, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Sherman Minot DERBY (b.4 July 1808, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 6 July 1880, Dublin, New Hampshire, USA)

flag Gilbert DERBY (b.14 February 1810, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA  d. 8 February 1821, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA)

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Samuel DARBY (DERBY) - Grave
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8 September 1757
Concord, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -

USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...

News 1771 - (Dublin) - In 1771, Governor John Wentworth incorporated the town, naming it after Strongman's birthplace: Dublin, Ireland.
Henry Strongman was one of the first settlers in Dublin. -

USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed - June 1, 1774

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that ...Read MORE...

News 1775 - American Revolution
First battle of American Revolution fought at Lexington and Concord

The Battles of Lexington and ...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston - April 20, 1775

USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...

USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

U.S. Revolutionary War
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USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the new constitution of late, established, and the resolve of the Provincial Congress for continuing...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...

USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and...Read MORE...

USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The ...Read MORE...

World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered. articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm - September 25, 1780

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the...Read MORE...

USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up ...Read MORE...

1785 Marriage / Partner
Samuel DARBY (DERBY) and Hannah MINOT 18 August 1785, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
1785 Birth of Child
Betsey DARBY was born 6 November 1785, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1787 Birth of Child
Sally (Sarah) DARBY was born 26 July 1787, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the...Read MORE...

1789 Birth of Child
Hannah DARBY was born 26 April 1789, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
In its very first session, the United States Congress had a lot of decisions to make. One important ...Read MORE...

News 1790 - (Dublin) - The first census, taken in 1790, reported 901 residents.

1790 U.S. Census -

1790 - Lincoln, Massachusetts
Name: Saml Darby
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1790
Event Place: Lincoln, Middlesex,...

USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
On July 16, 1790, Congress declared the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, the...Read MORE...

1790 Birth of Child
Samuel Granville DARBY was born 24 July 1790, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
News 1791 - March 10 - John Stone, Concord, Mass, patents a pile driver -

USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of American citizens. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the...Read MORE...

USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

1792 Birth of Child
James DARBY was born 6 May 1792, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1793 Birth of Child
Rebecca DARBY was born 15 July 1793, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1795 Birth of Child
James DARBY was born 6 July 1795, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

1797 Birth of Child
Mary Polley DARBY was born 5 April 1797, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

1799 Birth of Child
Sennath (Asenath) DARBY was born 18 July 1799, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1800 - Lincoln, Massachusetts
Name: Samuel Derby
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1800
Event Place: Lincoln, Middlesex,...

Revolutionary War Pension Records
Darby, Samuel

Veteran Surname: Darby
Veteran Given Name: Samuel
State: Massachusetts
Service: ...

World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

1801 Birth of Child
Miranda DARBY was born 20 July 1801, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1803 Birth of Child
Nathan DARBY was born 17 February 1803, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

In the 1800s, in the United States, pioneers and...

USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast - May 14, 1804

1804 Birth of Child
Harriet DARBY was born 10 October 1804, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
1805 Death of Child
Betsey DARBY died 13 August 1805, Concord, Massachusetts, USA
1805 Death of Child
Harriet DARBY died 15 October 1805, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite Pillar Rock, between Brookfield and Dahlia, Washington, west of Jim Crow Point. "Great joy in camp we are in view of the Ocian this great Pacific Ocean which we been so ...Read MORE...

World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
"The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden;...Read MORE...

1806 Birth of Child
Minot DERBY was born 14 July 1806, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA
1808 Birth of Child
Sherman Minot DERBY was born 4 July 1808, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA
1810 Birth of Child
Gilbert DERBY was born 14 February 1810, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.

World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.

World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.

1815 Death of Child
Sennath (Asenath) DARBY died 17 January 1815, Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1816 - Year without a summer
The year 1816 has been aptly characterized as the year without a summer. Several of the preceding...Read MORE...

1821 Death of Child
Gilbert DERBY died 8 February 1821, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie enters the Grand Canal and proceeded to the city of New York; a distance of 500 miles. - All doubts, ...Read MORE...

News 1826 - At Concord, (Mass.) there is a female, not yet eighteen years old, who is a widow for the second time! - Baltimore Patriot - Baltimore, Maryland - August 10, 1826

USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
In 1836, a small band of Texans fought the Mexican Army from inside an old mission chapel known as...Read MORE...

USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession...Read MORE...

13 March 1839
Dublin, New Hampshire, USA

Samuel is buried at: Nelson Cemetery Nelson, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Added: 5/13/2008 12:00:00 AM

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