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Samuel Whitehead Jr., 1676-1709.

Samuel Whitehead Jr., 1676-1709.

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Samuel Jr. was the son of Samuel and SarahWhitehead, who lived on what would be George Street between Church and Meadow (map of 1641). In 1642, Samuel, Sr. was a corporal in the trained band, where he rose to rank of sergeant and was a member of the troop raised to subjugate the Dutch in New Amsterdam (New York) in 1653. Cromwell had sent a fleet of ships from England to deal with the…

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