Samuel Penhallow, British merchant, jurist.
Penhallow, Samuel was born on July 13, 1665 in St. Mabyn, County Cornwall, England. Son of Chamond and Ann (Tamlyn) Penhallow.
Came to American, 1686. Merchant, Portsmouth, N.H., 1687-1726. Justice of peace Portsmouth.
Speaker N.H. General Assembly, 1699. Treasurer N.H., 1699-1726. Recorder and privy councillor of N.H., 1702, 19-22.
Justice N.H. Superior Court, 1714-1717, chief justice, 1717-1726.
Author: The History of the Wars of New England with the Eastern Indians, or a Narrative of Their Continued Perfidy and Cruelty from the 10th of August 1703 to the Peace Renewed the 13th of July 1713, and from the 25th of July 1722 to Their Submission 15 December 1725.