Tennessee Williams

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire


    Samuel Ayer

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    • 8th Generation — 5th Great-grandfather of Tennessee Williams
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 168 
    • Birth Date:
    • 11 Nov 1654 
    • Birth Location:
    • Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 29 Aug 1708 
    • Death Location:
    • Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Pentucket Cemetery, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 14 Dec 1681 
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    • Notes: 
    • Killed by Indians in the massacre at Haverhill.

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  • Sources for Samuel Ayer

    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Haverhill Births, Vol. 1, pp. 18, 21.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Haverhill Marriages, Vol. 2, p. 19.
    • 4 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), October 1863, Vol. 17, p. 307.
    • 6 Lash, David Chapman, A Transcript of Notes to 1958 Relating to the American Ancestry of David Chapman Lash and His Wife Emma Shrives Lash, Beverly, Massachusetts: typed manuscript (1959), 64, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 9 White, Daniel Appleton, The Descendants of William White, of Haverhill, Mass.: Genealogical Notices by . . ., Boston, Massachusetts: American Printing and Engraving Company (1889), 12, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).