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Deborah Samson

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Deborah Samson

Female Revolutionary War Veteran


    Deborah Samson

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 17 Dec 1760 
    • Birth Location:
    • Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 29 Apr 1827 
    • Death Location:
    • Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts 
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    • Notes: 
    • Female Revolutionary War veteran

      Deborah Sampson disguised herself as a man and served in the Revolutionary War. She was wounded in 1782 and discharged in 1783. She went by the name of Robert Shurtleff while in the army.

      Deborah Sampson's maiden name is also seen as Samson.

  • Marriages for Deborah Samson


    • Spouse:
    • Benjamin Gannett
    • Marriage Date:
    • 7 Apr 1785
    • Marriage Location:
    • Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts

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  • Sources for Deborah Samson

    • 1 Lainhart, Ann Smith and Robert S. Wakefield , Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 22, William Bradford , Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants (2004) , 138, 552-553.
    • 3 Wakefield, Robert S. and Russell L. Warner , Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 14, Family of Myles Standish , Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants (2007) , 77.