Sampson Harvey, Sea Captain And Patriot

Sampson Harvey was born in Cornwall, England, on March 14, 1731. He was master of a number of merchant vessels in the 1760s and often sailed to the West Indies.

Mary Harvey

Mary Harvey (sometimes spelled “Hervey”) was the wife of Captain Sampson Harvey. According to church records, Mary Hervey was about 60 years old when she died. “She was a Presbyterian, and never came to this Church, like many others said to be however, a pious character.”