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37. Samuel COMSTOCK33 was born on 6 February 1679/80 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.33,64 He died on 26 October 1752 at the age of 72 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.39,65

Samuell, son of Christopher Comstock, b. 6 Feb 1679/80, married Sarah Hanford, daughter of Rev. Thomas Hanford, 27 Dec 1705.
Sarah Comstock, ye daughter of Samuell, borne March 25, 1707
Samuell, born Nov. 12, 1708
Mary, born Aug 5, 1710
The Ancient Historical Records of Norwalk, Connecticut, p. 195-196
Probate Records of Fairfield County, Connecticut, 1704-1757
Will Vol 10
1743 Comstock
Comstock, Samuel, Captain, late of Norwalk, will dated Aug.86, 1743, probated Feb., 6, 1753, mentioned his wife,no name, and children Nathan, Daniel, David, Lidea,Sarah Betts, and Mary Trowbridge, legacy to Nehemiah Mead. Executors his sons. Witnesses John Betts, Jonathan Williams and Stepen Rogers, page 391.Inventory taken Dec. 25. 1752, by Samuel Fitch and Joseph Platt, and filed. Feb. 6, 1753, page 393.
Will Vol 11
1754 Comstock
Comstock, Samuel, Captain, late of Nor walk, Jan. 10. 1754, we Daniel Betts, Jr. of Norwalk, John Trowbridge of Danbury, and Lydia Comstock of Norwalk, acknowledge the receipt from Nathan Comstock, Daniel Comstock,and David Comstock, all of Norwalk, executors of the will of our hounored father Captain SamuelComstock, deceased, the whole share belonging to Sarah wife of said Betts, Mary wife of said Trowbridge, and said Lydia. Signed Daniel Betts, Jr.,
Sarah Betts, John Trowbridge, Mary Trowbridge, and Lydia Comstock. Witnesses Andrew Burr and Thomas Hill, page 99.
Capt.Samuel Comstock
Birth: 1679
Death: Oct. 26, 1752
In the 73d year of his age.
"Capt. Samuel Comstock .. was the Son-in-law of Rev. Thomas Hanford having married his youngest daughter Sarah Dec. 17, 1765. She was born May 1677."
"Inscriptions in the Cemetery at Norwalk", copied in 1892 by David Van Hoosear
East Norwalk Historical Cemetery
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Samuel COMSTOCK and Sarah HANFORD were married on 27 December 1705.39 Sarah HANFORD, daughter of Thomas HANFORD and Mary [HANFORD], was born (date unknown).

FindAGrave memorial has chosen to give Sarah the same death date as her husband - this is doubtful. There is no picture - there is in nothing to prove she was ever buried in Norwalk Historical Cemetery where she's said to have been buried.

Samuel COMSTOCK and Sarah HANFORD had the following children:






Samuel COMSTOCK was born on 12 November 1708 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.33,39,66 He died in April 1743 at the age of 34.66

Samuel is not named in his father's will, dated 26 Aug 1743.









Lydia COMSTOCK66 was born in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.66