Samuel Phillips Payson

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Rev. Samuel Phillips Payson
Born January 18, 1736
Walpole, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Died January 11, 1801
Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Education Harvard College g. 1754
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Stone
Children Phillips Payson (1760-1809)
Parent(s) Rev. Phillips Payson, Anne Swift
Ordained Oct 26, 1757
Congregations served
Title Reverend

Reverend Samuel Phillips Payson (January 18, 1736 – January 11, 1801) was a Harvard graduate who ministered for the town of Chelsea, Massachusetts from 1757. The reverend, born in Walpole, was the son of Rev. Phillips Payson (1704–1778) and Anne Swift (1706–1756). Samuel married Elizabeth Stone (1735–1800), daughter of Rev. James Stone and Elizabeth Swift. The Payson family originated from Nazeing, England, first settling in the Massachusetts Bay Colony as early as 1635.

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  • Chamberlain, Mellen. "A Documentary History of Chelsea 1624-1824, Vol. II". Massachusetts Historical Society, 1908: (319)
  • Stearns, Ezra S. "History of the Town of Rindge, New Hampshire". Press of G. H. Ellis, 1875: (210)