Childs, Samuel, Deacon
The following data is extracted from Genealogy and Biography of Ontario County, New York.
(III), Deacon Samuel Childs (as he spelled the name), eldest child of Richard and Elizabeth (Crocker) Child, was born in Barnstable, Massachusetts, November; 6, 1679; died in Deerfield, Massachusetts, March 18, 1756. He was a blacksmith and early in life settled in Deerfield, where his, services in that capacity were highly appreciated. As a deacon of the Congregational church and a man of character and influence, he was much esteemed by his fellow townsmen. He was married (first), July 7, 1709, to Hannah Barnard, who died May 16, 1727; married (second), about two years later, Experience , who died May 27, 1744; married (third), June 25, 1750, Sarah "Philip" (Mattoon) Field, widow of Zachariah Field, of Northfield, Massachusetts. She died March 21, 1752. Children: Hannah; Samuel; Asa, mentioned elsewhere; Davis and Jonathan (twins) ; Ebenezer; Elizabeth (died young) ; another Elizabeth, and Experience.
Source: Genealogy and Biography of Ontario County, New York