Samuel Embree II1,2,3,4

M, b. before 31 August 1698, d. before 16 June 1740
FatherSamuel Embree b. 1673
MotherAbigail Baldwin b. c 1679
     Samuel was born before 31 August 1698 in Hempstead Town, Queens County, Long Island, New York. Samuel married Abigail Rowland, daughter of Jonathan Rowland I and Abigail Barlow, circa 1711 in Hempstead Town, Queens County, Long Island, New York. Samuel made his will on 3 March 1739 at Westchester, Westchester County, New York.

In the name of God, Amen, March 3, 1739. I, Samuel Embree, of the Borough Town of Westchester, yeoman, being weak. After the payment of debts, I leave to my wife 1/2 of the remainder, in consideration of her bringing up the children; and the rest to my four daughters, Ruth, Mary, Deborah, and Hannah. I leave to my wife the use of my dwelling house and orchard, and 1/2 the profits of my real estate, until her death or marriage, and then to my sons, Samuel, Joseph, and John. I leave my son, Robert, 50 pounds. To my grandson, Samuel Hunt and Anthony Glean, each 5 pounds, I having given to their mothers, my daughters Abigail and Sarah, their portions. I appoint my brother-in-law, Jonathan Rowland, of Hempstead, and William Leggett and Moses Mollinex, of Westchester, executors.
Witnesses: Jeremiah Fowler, Thomas Davenport, William Forster.

Samuel departed this life before 16 June 1740 in Westchester, Westchester County, New York. His will was probated on 23 June 1740. Before John Robinson.


Abigail Rowland b. 1690


  1. [S105] William S. Pellatreau, Early wills of Westchester County, New York : from 1664 to 1784 : a careful abstract of all wills (nearly 800) recorded in New York Surrogate's Office and at White Plains, N.Y. from 1664 to 1784
    , page 80.
  2. [S74] Ada Clementine Acker Haight, The Richard Washburn Family Genealogy: a family history of two hundred years outlining the ancestors & descendants of Richard Washburn with some connected families, page 1218.
  3. [S14] North Hempstead, Records of the Towns of North and South Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y., Volume II: page 260 - Samuel Embree Jr.'s ear mark entered 24 April 1708.
  4. [S30] New York Historical Society, Collections of the New York Historical Society Abstract of Wills, pages 300-301.