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Samuel Hacker 16??-1724

What did Samuel look like?

Born: 1645 or 1646 and died 17 February 1724 in the 78th year of his age.
Son of: Col Francis Hacker (16??-1660) and Isabella Brunts of East Bridgeford, Nottinghamshire.
Brother of: Anne.
Francis married: Elizabeth Crompton (Mrs Coape) 4 April 1711.
Samuel and Francis had issue:
Hannah Hacker (1713-1752?) who never married.


We know about Samuel Hacker from:
1. A 1747 Almanack owned by Hannah Stamford (nee Crompton, 1720-1788).
2. An entry in the Linley Wood list of 1925 stating that a pair of large portraits of Mrs & Mrs Hacker were hanging at Linley Wood in 1925 (present whereabouts not known).
3. A notebook of dates written by his wife Elizabeth.
4. Notes from various sources about his father Col Francis Hacker who was Captain of the Guard at the execution of King Charles I.


There is a book from Samuel Hacker's library.
The Works of Mr John Milton, 1697.  An inscription inside confirms “Henry Coape Ex Domo Domini Samuel Hacker”.  In other words, this book was given by Samuel Hacker to his step son Henry Coape (1704-1778)

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