Dennett, Samuel

Birth Name Dennett, Samuel
Gramps ID I0091
Gender male
Age at Death 86 years, 7 months, 8 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth [E0150] 1714-03-19 Saco, Maine, United States of America  
Death [E0151] 1800-10-27    


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Dennett, Ebenezer [I0078]
Mother Hill, Abigail [I0090]
         Dennett, Samuel [I0091]
    Sister     Dennett, Elizabeth [I0092]
    Brother     Dennett, Ebenezer [I0093]
    Sister     Dennett, Mehitable [I0094]
    Sister     Dennett, Susanna [I0095]
    Sister     Dennett, Abigail [I0096]
    Brother     Dennett, John [I0097]


    Family of Dennett, Samuel and Frost, Sarah [F0053]
Married Wife Frost, Sarah [I0110]
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage [E0774] 14 OCT 1742/46    
  1. Dennett, Sarah [I0111]
  2. Dennett, Nicholas [I0112]
  3. Dennett, Abigail [I0113]


Data supplied by: Stewart Dennett
P.O. Box 215
Cedar City, UT 84721
1 - Mn. s 2c. Sacco Rec p. 215 Mn 40 pt. 1 p. 193 Am. pub H vol 71 p. 217

(From the FGS of Samuel DENNETT)

Kitery Rec. 1:112 (Folsom 262)
Bangor Hist Mag. 2:204-- Hist of Sacco and Biddeford, Folsom p. 262
Hist of Sacco, p. 70
Mass. Soldiers and Sailors 4:676.
New Eng. Hist. and Gen. Reg. 71:212.
Sacco Rec. pp. 16-84.

Samuel DENNETT (Ebenezer 3, Alexander 2, Alenaxder 1) came to Sacco from Kittery as early as 1738. He was a tanner and lived beside Spring Island where his son built a sawmill and a gristmill.

Samuel DENNETT was born 19 March 1714/15 (Kittery Rec. 1:112.) In 1795, hence the name "Dennett's Landing", a place for taking logs out of the river (Folsom 262).

Samuel DENNETT was taxed in Sacco for the "Faculty" in 1755. 12s (Bangor Hist Mag. 2:204)(Hist of Sacco and Biddeford, Folsom 262)

He married Sarah Frost of Kittery 14 Oct 1742; their intentions were published in September 1742. They have many descendants.

A Samuel DENNETT was one of the citizens who signed the petition, dated at Biddeford 20 May 1762, for the setting apart of the eastern half of that town to form Pepperellboro. (Hist. of Sacco, Owen p. 70)

A military company was raised in Pepperellboro and among the members was Samuel DENNETT, and on 21 June 1779 Samuel DENNETT with eight others signed a letter to the selectmen of Pepperellboro, asking them to hire six men to reinforce the Continental Army, and to raise money.

Samuel DENNETT gave a receipt to Captain John ELDOM for travel allowance to camp, dated 1 April 1776; Also Capt. John Eldon's Co., Col. Lemuel ROBRSON (ROBINSON) Regiment. Receipt for wages dated at Pepperellboro 17 April 1776; Also same company receipt for wages dated Pepperellboro 6 June 1776. (Mass Soldiers and Sailors 4:676)

Family Map

Family Map


  1. Dennett, Ebenezer [I0078]
    1. Hill, Abigail [I0090]
      1. Dennett, Samuel
        1. Frost, Sarah [I0110]
          1. Dennett, Sarah [I0111]
          2. Dennett, Nicholas [I0112]
          3. Dennett, Abigail [I0113]
      2. Dennett, Elizabeth [I0092]
      3. Dennett, Ebenezer [I0093]
      4. Dennett, Mehitable [I0094]
      5. Dennett, Susanna [I0095]
      6. Dennett, Abigail [I0096]
      7. Dennett, John [I0097]


Source References

  1. Email to denentt-l from Armistead Dennett on 10/20/2000 [S0012]