Samuel Wilcox1

M, #1496, b. 12 January 1742, d. 28 June 1827
FatherSamuel Wilcox2
MotherAnn Carpenter2
ChartsAncestor Chart for Nancy Farr Webb
Birth*Samuel Wilcox was born on 12 January 1742 at West Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut.1,3 
He was the son of Samuel Wilcox and Ann Carpenter.2 
Marriage*Samuel Wilcox married Lois Cogswell on 22 June 1763 at Preston, New Lond, Connecticut.3,2  
Military*Samuel Wilcox was a Seargent in Capt. Nathan Watkin's company of Minute-men, which marched April 22, 1775 in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775. He served 1 month and 25 days. He was given an order for a bounty coat dated Charlestown Camp, Fort No. 3, Oct 27, 1775 while in Capt. Sloan's company of Col John Paterson's 26th regiment.4 
Residence*Hesettled in 1798 at Manlius, Onondaga, NY; now Dewitt near Lyndon.5 
Death*He died on 28 June 1827 at Lyndon, Dewitt County, New York, at age 85.1 


Lois Cogswell b. 28 April 1744


  1. [S358] DAR ApplicationAncestor Samuel Wilcox (as viewed on the DAR website, copy made). Hereinafter cited as DAR ApplicationAncestor Samuel Wilcox DEA 358.
  2. [S386] M.D. William G. Peacher, Craft Masonry in Onondaga County, New York 1799-1826 (Liverpool, New York: Chancery Press, 1962), page 16. Hereinafter cited as Craft Masonry Onondaga County, NY. (ART 386).
  3. [S359] Jay Mack Holbrook, compiler, Massachusetts Vital Records, Peru 1771-1894 (Oxford, MA: Holbrook Research Institute, 1987), page 22. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records, Peru 1771-1894. (REF359).
  4. [S371] Secretary of the Commonwealth Massachusetts Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, Vol. 1-17, volume 17 (Boston, MA: Wright and Potter Printing, 1896-1908), page 403. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in Rev. War. MIL 371.
  5. [S373] Dwight H. Bruce, editor, Onondaga's Centennial Gleanings of a Century (Boston, MA: The Boston History Company, 1896), pg 779. Hereinafter cited as Onondaga's Centennial. (ART 373).