Forsyth County - Families

Families


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  SAMPLES


Descendants of John Samples
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Generation No. 1

1.  JOHN1 SAMPLES was born in VA., and died 1860-1870 in Forsyth  Co.,  Ga..  He married FRANCES COUCH.
 
Children of JOHN SAMPLES and FRANCES COUCH are:
2. i. ZACHARIAH M.2 SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1802.
3. ii. CHARLES SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1804.
4. iii. JESSE B. SAMPLES, b. December 25, 1808, Blount  Co.  Tenn.; d. December 12, 1867, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
5. iv. REBECCA SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1810, Tenn.; d. November 05, 1888, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
6. v. MATTHEW SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1813, Tenn.; d. 1880-1883, Hopkins  Co.,  Ky..
7. vi. THOMAS CALVIN SAMPLES, b. January 10, 1816, Tenn.; d. August 18, 1893, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
8. vii. RACHEL SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1820.
 

Generation No. 2

2.  ZACHARIAH M.2 SAMPLES (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1802.  He married NANCY ANNA WELLBORNE Abt. 1827.
 
Children of ZACHARIAH SAMPLES and NANCY WELLBORNE are:
 i. JOHN NEWTON3 SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1828, Ga.; m. MARY ANN WHORTON, October 03, 1848, Hall Co.  Ga..
 ii. CHARLES S. SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1830; m. LOUISE.
 iii. ANDERSON GRANRAY SAMPLES, b. January 1833, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. February 14, 1907; m. SARAH EMILY DOLLAR.
 iv. ELIZA J. SAMPLES, b. October 1836.
 v. MARY A. SAMPLES, b. 1838; m. ABNER PUGH, February 11, 1855, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 vi. NANCY A. SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1841; m. ISAAC E. WHITE, July 31, 1864, Forsyth  Co.,  Ga..
 vii. SARAH SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1844.
 viii. SUSANNA SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1845.
 ix. ELIZABETH SAMPLES, b. April 1848.
 x. WILLIAM R. SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1849; m. REBECCA ARMINDA SAMPLES, December 24, 1868, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 xi. THOMAS J. SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1854.

3.  CHARLES2 SAMPLES (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1804.  He married REBECCA SCOTT.
 
Children of CHARLES SAMPLES and REBECCA SCOTT are:
 i. SARAH A.3 SAMPLES, b. March 14, 1830, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. November 28, 1894, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. GEORGE W. GREEN, February 05, 1854, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 ii. MONROE MILLEDGE SAMPLES, b. February 18, 1833, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. January 22, 1902, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. ELIZABETH JANE PHILLIPS, December 26, 1854, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 iii. THOMAS O. SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1834; m. SARAH J. GREEN, April 21, 1858, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 iv. EVALINE SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1836.
 v. FRANCES SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1838.
 vi. EMELINE LOUVENIA SAMPLES, b. July 29, 1846, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. October 14, 1926, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. JAMES DEWITT HANSARD, November 21, 1867, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 vii. AMANDA J. SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1842; m. AUGUSTUS M. KEMP, October 27, 1859, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 viii. REBECCA ARMINDA SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1840; m. WILLIAM R. SAMPLES, December 24, 1868, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 ix. JAMES WESLEY SAMPLES, b. August 22, 1845; d. July 21, 1920, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. FAITHY ARMINTA HANSARD, November 24, 1868, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 x. JOHN LAFAYETTE SAMPLES, b. September 01, 1851, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. August 05, 1933, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. (2) EVELINE CLEMENTINE PHILLIPS, December 11, 1870, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 xi. OPHELIA A. SAMPLES, b. June 1855, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. DAVID C. PHILLIPS, August 14, 1877, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..

4.  JESSE B.2 SAMPLES (JOHN1) was born December 25, 1808 in Blount  Co.  Tenn., and died December 12, 1867 in Forsyth  Co.  Ga..  He married PHOEBE FINCHER December 26, 1826, daughter of JESSE FINCHER.

Children of JESSE SAMPLES and PHOEBE FINCHER are:
 i. MARY ANN3 SAMPLES, b. September 01, 1827, Ga.; d. October 17, 1896, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. CHARLES WILLIAMS, October 30, 1842, Forsyth  Co.,  Ga..
 ii. AMANDA C. SAMPLES, b. 1830; m. JOSEPH C. OTWELL, January 11, 1852.
 iii. JUDGE VALENTINE SAMPLES, b. April 19, 1833, Ga.; d. July 07, 1907, Jefferson  Co.  Ala.; m. MARTHA JANE HENDERSON, 1857, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 iv. WILLIAM V. SAMPLES, b. 1836; m. SARAH JANE BLAKE, August 09, 1855, Forsyth  Co.,  Ga..
 v. JOHN G. SAMPLES, b. 1838, Ga.; m. (1) MARY ANN FOSTER, May 01, 1856, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. (2) MARY JANE PAYNE, June 12, 1870, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 vi. JESSE SAMPLES, b. 1841; m. JANE GRIMES, March 21, 1858, Forsyth  Co.,  Ga..
 vii. NANCY E. SAMPLES, b. November 27, 1844, Ga.; d. July 11, 1937, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. JOHN W. EDMONDSON, September 20, 1859, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 viii. ARMINDA A. SAMPLES, b. 1845; m. ARCHIBALD MOON, October 07, 1869, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 ix. ALMALTHA SAMPLES, b. June 1850, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. December 06, 1937, Fulton  Co.  Ga.; m. (1) JOHN A. ASBELL, December 27, 1864, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. (2) HIRAM CRANE, April 24, 1873, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..

5.  REBECCA2 SAMPLES (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1810 in Tenn., and died November 05, 1888 in Forsyth  Co.  Ga..  She married (1) JOHN CLINTON SPRUCE.  She married (2) JAMES CRAWFORD HANSARD August 25, 1842 in Forsyth  Co.  Ga., son of JESSE HANSARD and POLLY BONDS.
 
Children of REBECCA SAMPLES and JOHN SPRUCE are:
 i. JOHN CLINTON3 SPRUCE, b. February 10, 1835; d. 1906, Cass  Co.  Tx.; m. SARAH HAMPTON, December 31, 1857.
 ii. NANCY LOUISA SPRUCE, b. November 29, 1836; d. September 18, 1929, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. REUBEN WASHINGTON BENSON, December 14, 1854, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 iii. CALVIN HOSLERT SPRUCE, b. November 10, 1838; m. SARAH BAILEY, April 19, 1859.
 
Children of REBECCA SAMPLES and JAMES HANSARD are:
 iv. WILLIAM EMORY3 HANSARD, b. August 24, 1843, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. July 06, 1925, San  Marcus,  Tx.; m. LUCINDA AUGUSTA BENSON, February 27, 1865, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 v. JAMES DEWITT HANSARD, b. December 22, 1846; d. September 30, 1923, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. EMERINE LAVENIA SAMPLES, November 21, 1867, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 vi. ALVIN LUGENIUS HANSARD, b. November 03, 1849, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. March 02, 1922, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. SARILLA HASELTON PHILLIPS, July 29, 1868, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 vii. FAITHY ARMINTA HANSARD, b. December 26, 1852, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. December 01, 1935, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. JAMES WESLEY SAMPLES, November 24, 1868, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 viii. ASA M. HANSARD, b. 1858.
 ix. IRA WILSON HANSARD, b. 1845, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. January 25, 1873, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. (1) KISSIAH E. BARKER, August 19, 1866, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. (2) SARAH A. WILLS, August 11, 1871, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..

6.  MATTHEW2 SAMPLES (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1813 in Tenn., and died 1880-1883 in Hopkins  Co.,  Ky..  He married (1) UNKNOWN.  He married (2) MELINDA HANSARD February 20, 1845 in Cherokee  Co.  Ga., daughter of JESSE HANSARD and POLLY BONDS.  He married (3) MARY E. HOWELL February 20, 1879 in Hopkins  Co.,  Ky..
 
Children of MATTHEW SAMPLES and UNKNOWN are:
 i. SARAH3 SAMPLES, b. 1834.
 ii. WILLIAM C. SAMPLES, b. 1836; m. (1) SARAH JANE BLAKE, August 07, 1855, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. (2) MARY J. SIMONS, April 27, 1887, Christian  Co.,  Ky..
 iii. MARY SAMPLES, b. 1838, Ga..
 iv. PHEBE AMANDA SAMPLES, b. 1840, Ga.; m. HUGH TAPP, July 26, 1859, Whitfield  Co.,  Ga..
 v. JOHN W. SAMPLES, b. December 1843, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. SARAH PENTICOST, November 25, 1867, Robertson  Co.,  Tenn..
 
Children of MATTHEW SAMPLES and MELINDA HANSARD are:
 vi. JAMES L.3 SAMPLES, b. 1846, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. (1) HANNAH STOKES, April 16, 1871, Jackson  Co.,  Ala.; m. (2) LAURA FOWLER, March 19, 1887, Christian  Co.,  Ky..
 vii. WILEY A. SAMPLES, b. July 1848, Ga.; d. June 21, 1918, Hopkins  Co.,  Ky.; m. AGNES.
 viii. NOAH W. SAMPLES, b. 1849; m. NANCY.
 ix. EMELINE SAMPLES, b. 1851, Ga.; d. 1938, Muhlenberg  Co.,  Ky.; m. JOHN THOMAS PENTICOST, November 17, 1868, Cheatham  Co.,  Ky..
 x. JESSE CHARLES SAMPLES, b. June 1852, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. April 09, 1922, Kaufman  Co.,  Texas; m. MARY E. MABERRY.
 xi. THOMAS F. SAMPLES, b. February 14, 1855, Ga.; d. January 17, 1928, Muhlenberg  Co.,  Ky.; m. ANGELINE W. WEBSTER, September 1876, Hopkins  Co.,  Ky..
 xii. FRANCES C. SAMPLES, b. 1858, Ga.; m. JAMES PENTICOST, Robertson  Co.,  Tenn..
 xiii. RICHARD N. SAMPLES, b. September 1859, Whitfield  Co.,  Ga.; m. JENNA WILSON.
 xiv. ISABELLA SAMPLES, b. 1861, Ga.; m. JAMES GRIGGS, October 02, 1880, Hopkins  Co.,  Ky..

7.  THOMAS CALVIN2 SAMPLES (JOHN1) was born January 10, 1816 in Tenn., and died August 18, 1893 in Forsyth  Co.  Ga..  He married (2) SARAH DAVIS January 10, 1837 in Forsyth  Co.  Ga., daughter of CULLEN DAVIS and FRANCES HAMMONDS.
 
Children of THOMAS SAMPLES and SARAH DAVIS are:
 i. WILLIAM OLIVER3 SAMPLES, b. October 1846, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. 1910-1920, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. NANCY JANE HAWKINS, April 18, 1869, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 ii. JOHN CULLIN SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1838; m. (1) AMANDA A. POSS, March 11, 1864, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. (2) GEORGIA ANNA BRAMBLETT, February 07, 1889.
 iii. FRANCES M. SAMPLES, b. 1842; d. 1919, Knoxville,  Tenn.; m. (1) JOHN PICKLESIMER; m. (2) JESSE M. CARR, August 23, 1855, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 iv. JAMES S. SAMPLES, b. September 1839; d. 1898-1902; m. MELINDA HANSARD.
 v. THOMAS SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1843.
 vi. AMANDA J. SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1845.
 vii. WESLEY I. SAMPLES, b. January 1848; d. April 1910, Dacula, Ga.; m. FRANCES ELIZABETH GAINES.
 viii. EMALINE SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1852.
 ix. MATTHEW VAN  BUREN SAMPLES, b. March 1857; d. September 1902, Ala.; m. DELLA L. CALLAHAN, December 28, 1881, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..
 x. DANIEL T. SAMPLES, b. May 04, 1859, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. December 25, 1896, Fairmont,  Ga.; m. (1) MARY ELIZABETH SAMPLES, December 11, 1879, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. (2) MARY ELIZABETH SAMPLES, December 11, 1879, Forsyth  Co.,  Ga..
 xi. MARGARET A. SAMPLES, b. Abt. 1853; d. May 29, 1893, Athens,  Tenn.; m. A. SHERLIN, 1872.
 xii. LOVIE DAVIS SAMPLES, b. 1863, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; d. March 06, 1913, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. (1) EMMA O. HAWKINS, August 10, 1880, Forsyth  Co.  Ga.; m. (2) MOZOMER THOMPSON CROY, April 22, 1906, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..

8.  RACHEL2 SAMPLES (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1820.  She married JAMES N. DAVIS January 01, 1837 in Forsyth  Co.  Ga., son of CULLEN DAVIS and FRANCES HAMMONDS.
 
Children of RACHEL SAMPLES and JAMES DAVIS are:
 i. FRANCES3 DAVIS, b. 1838.
 ii. REBECCA DAVIS, b. 1842.
 iii. RUTH DAVIS, b. 1844.
 iv. SARAH DAVIS, b. 1846.
 v. MILTON DAVIS, b. 1849.
 vi. NANCY E. DAVIS, b. May 1840, Ga.; d. March 11, 1915, Doughtery, Okla.; m. WILLIAM HENRY  HARRISON BARKER, Abt. 1858, Forsyth  Co.  Ga..  

  SIMS


Col. Henry Lightfoot Sims, Late 1700  from Genforum
Mary Minor Sims Lester is buried in Cumming City Cemetery

  STONE


Stone Family in Forsyth County Census & Early Marriage Books

1834 
Stone, Berry       6 
Stone, James       8 
Stone, Jonathan    8 

James Stone md. Charlotte Bailey, 5 Feb 1837 (Book A, Page 30)
  
1840
STONE James 264 		2000100000000	0001000000000
      James Stone & Charlotte Bailey
STONE Jonathan 265 		0001200100000	
STONE Wiley 269 		1100010000000	1200010000000
STONE William 264 		1000100000000	1000100000000


Johnathan Stone md. Susana Baley, 10 Feb 1845 (Book A, Page 209)


1850
STONE
  Allen       588  26m SC   /Ellender
                            md Alphara Holbrook 10 Feb 1845 
     Allen    24 Dec 1824   4 Apr 1907
     Elphara  25 Jun 1824  24 Jun 1895
     both buried Bagley - Piney Grove Cemetery

  Blasingam   870  21m SC  /Susannah

  Johnathan  1098  30m SC  /Rebecca
                           md Rebecca Stone 19 May 1845

  Wiley      1029  45m SC  /Candas

  William     911  46m SC  /Mary
                           md Mary Baker 12 Dec 1836
  
  William    1029  25m GA  in Wiley Stone household


  SUMMEROUR


Harrison Summerour Family
Author: Donna Parrish Date: 3 Feb 1999

1850 Forsyth Co. # 335

H. Summerour(Harrison Summerour) 34 m (1-12-1814 to 1-13-1888) merchant 10,000 (born Lincoln Co.) NC (A storekeeper formerly of Auraria, GA., then of Hightower, Forsyth Co. Buried Warsaw cemetery, North Fulton County, formerly Forsyth, then Milton)
Mary A (Henderson) 21f GA (5-4-1827 to 5-8-1911)
John H 1/12m GA (John Henry 5-21-1850 to 11-13-1903 his wife Catherine 4-13-1851 to 1-15-1905 also infant children buried at Warsaw)
S R Henderson 23m merchant GA
Thos J Hightower 20m merchant TN
Ann Matthews 27f NC
Valumna Matthews 7f GA

1860 Forsyth Co. # 1062

Harrison Summerour 42m merchant GA (birthplace is wrong)
Mary Ann 31f GA
John H. 10m GA
Charles 3m GA
Howard, William 22m SC
Scudder, L. B. 20m SC

1870 Forsyth Co - Hightower District # 85

Harrison Summerour 56mw NC dry goods store
Mary A. 43fw GA
Jno H 30mw GA          {married in
Catharine 19fw GA     {March
Charles W. 13mw
Thos E. 11mw
Jeff D. 9mw
Mary A. 6fw
Harmon 3mw
Susan 11/12 fw GA July
GAGE, George 22mw GA
SUMMEROUR, Rose 24fB GA
SUMMEROUR, Henry 4mB GA

From Auraria cemetery:

Henry Summerour 12 Sep 1787 to 13 Feb 1848
Salome (Seitz) Summerour 20 ??? 1790 to ? 1843

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