M, b. 1696
|Father||John Vail b. 1663, d. 18 Aug 1737|
|Mother||Grace Braddick b. 1666, d. 18 May 1751|
Samuel was born in 1696 in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Samuel married Hannah Petty on 7 August 1723 in the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.2
- [S464] Henry Hobart Vail, Genealogy of some of the Vail family descended from Jeremiah Vail at Salem, Mass., 1639, pages 39-40 - Samuel [John, Jeremiah], b. at Southold; m. 7 Aug., 1723, Hannah Petty.
Samuel Vail was born at Southold on Long Island and married there. Before 1730 he removed with his wife to Shelter Island, then within the legal jurisdiction of Southold. He was one of the twenty freemen and heads of families who met April 7, 1730, and organized Shelter Island as a separate town. He served the town as constable and collector in 1735 and as overseer of the poor in 1741. Shortly after that date he removed with his family to Orange County, N. Y., and settled in the "West division of Goshen.", No record of his will has been found and the date of his death is not known. Children:
Gilbert Townsend, b. on Long Island in 1739; in. Hannah Arnot; killed in battle of Minnisink, 22 July, 17 99; Micah, b. in 1741; m. Mary [Russel] Danes; Phebe, m. David Horton, brother of Silas Horton, who was the father of Isaiah Vail's first wife;; Experience, m. in 1755 Silas Horton, b. about 1730; Hannah, m. William Carpenter. Children:.
- [S181] William Salmon, The Salmon Records, a Private Registar of Marriages & Deaths of the Residents of the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, N.Y., and of persons more or less closely associated with that place, 1696-1811., p. 123.