Samuel Thurston1

b. 24 August 1669, d. 27 October 1747
Last Edited=29 Aug 2011
8th great-grandfather of Joseph Michael Flint
Pedigree for Joseph Michael Flint
Royal Line
     Samuel Thurston was born on 24 August 1669 at Newport, Rhode Island.2 He was the son of Edward Thurston and Elizabeth Mott.3

Samuel Thurston married Abigail Clarke, daughter of Latham Clarke and Hannah Wilbore, circa 1695 at Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island.4,5

Samuel Thurston died on 27 October 1747 at Coddington Burial Ground, Newport County, Rhode Island, at age 78.6

Child of Samuel Thurston and Abigail Clarke


  1. Kenneth W Flint, My Thurston roots, Mesage number 13 at Thurston Family Genealogy Forum,, February 01, 1998 a part of GenForum at Hereinafter cited as "My Thurston roots".
  2. Brown Thurston, Thurston Genealogies Second Edition (Portland, Maine: Brown Thurston, 1892), pg 521; Reprinted by: Higginson Book Company, 148 Washington Street, Post Office Box 778, Salem, Massachusetts 01970.
  3. Brown Thurston, Thurston Genealogies 2nd ed, 518.
  4. "Vital Record of Rhode, Island, 1636-1850," 2002, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (, entry for Vol. VII. Friends and Ministers Rhode Island Friends Records THURSTON Abigail, wife of Samuel, Sr., Newport, Nov. 30, 1731, aged 57 years, daughter of Latham Clarke.; citing James N. Arnold, Vital records of Rhode Island 1636-1850: First Series: births, marriages and deaths: a family register for the people, 21 vols., Providence, RI., Narragansett Historical Publishing Company,1891.
  5. New England Families, online, Earl P. Crandall < and e-mail address> (RootsWeb Database name: newengland), Clarke, Abigail ID: I8690.
  6. The Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project, online, THURSTON SAMUEL 1669c - 27 OCT 1747 NT009.
  7. "Vital Record of Rhode, Island, 1636-1850," Vol. VII. Friends and Ministers Rhode Island Friends Records (Birth) THURSTON Edward, of Samuel and Abigail, May 26, 1696,.