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Stephen Sampson

Stephen Sampson

Male 1797 - 1878  (81 years)


  • Name Stephen Sampson 
    Born 1797  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • born in "winter"
    Elizabeth Sampson Bible 4.jpg
    Elizabeth Sampson Bible 4.jpg
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1830  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Individual Note Aug 1833  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stephen Sampson, resident of Crab Orchard Precinct, Lincoln Co., cast vote for Robert Letcher in election between Letcher, a Whig, and Thomas Moore, a Jackson Republican, to represent the 5th District of Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives 
    1833 Election
Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky 1
    1833 Election
Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky 2
    RP Letcher
    Individual Note 1838  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    affidavit in support on mother's application for widow's pension 
    Tax List 1850  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Steven Sampson listed as qualified voter; white male over age of 21; 10 slaves, three of whom over age of 16, all valued at 3700; 6 horses valued at 230; 8 cattle valued at 30 over 50; 1 kid b/w 5 & 16; 4260 total value assessed 
    Residence 1850  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1850 U.S. Census
Lincoln County, Kentucky
    1850 U.S. Slave Schedule
Lincoln County, Kentucky
    Tax List 1851  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Steph Sampson listed on rolls with 108 acres in L Co. on Logans Creek water course, valued at 1500; 1 qual. voter; white male over age of 21; 9 slaves, 3of whom over age of 16, all valued at 3850; 6 horses valued at 275; 8 cattle valued at 40; 5665 total 
    Tax List 1852  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stephen Sampson listed with 150 acres in LCo on Logans Cr water course valued at 1750; white male over 21; 14 slaves, 6 of whom over age of 16, all valued at 5100; 6 horses; 6 cattle valued at 50 over 50; 2 kids b/w 5&16; 20 hogs over 6 mths; 7200 total  
    Tax List 1853  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stephen Sampson listed with 185 acres and 12 acres on Logans Creek water course valued at 2580/50; 1 white male over age of 21; 11 slaves, five of whom over age of 16, all valued at 4500; 4 horses valued at 250; 11 cattle valued at 100 over 50; 2 kids b/w age of 6 & 16; 42 hogs over 6 months old; total assessed value 7480; g/s watch 10; g/s plate 25 
    Tax List 1854  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stephen Sampson listed with 245 acres in Lincoln County on Logans Creek water course valued at 3675; 1 white male over age of 21; 12 slaves, four of whom over age of 16, all valued at 4900; 5 horses valued at 200; 7 cattle valued at 125 over 50; 2 kids b/w age of 6 and 18; total value assessed 8900; watches 10 (not in same book as Eliza. Walden $ JQA) 
    Individual Note Apr 1854  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    named executor of the estate of his mother-in-law, Elizabeth Pitts Walden; letters testamentary issued; Adam Pence and John Q. Adams, sureties 
    Individual Note 22 Apr 1854  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Agreement between Stephen and his sister-in-law Permelia Walden, whereby Permelia conveyed all her interest in and to the Georgia estate of Peyton Walden, deceased. 
    Permelia Walden:  Sampson Permelia Agreement
    Permelia Walden:  Sampson Permelia Agreement, part 2
    Individual Note 19 Jul 1854  Garrard County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Agreement between Thomas & Malinda (Walden) Johnson and Stephen Sampson, whereby Stephen paid the Johnsons $600 for their interest in and to the Georgia estate of Peyton Walden, deceased 
    Sampson Johnson Agreement 1
    Sampson Johnson Agreement 2
    Tax List 1855  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stephen Sampson listed with 250 acres in Lincoln Co on Logans Creek water course valued at 2905; 1 white male over age of 21; 5 slaves, all over the age of 16, valued at 4450; 5 horses valued at 350; 3 cattle valued at 25; 2 kids b/w 6-18; 10 hogs over 6 months old; total assessed value 7730; watch 10; g/s plate 25 
    Tax List 1856  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stephen Sampson listed with 275 acres in Lincoln County on L. Creek water course valued at 4125; 1 white male over age of 21; 10 slaves, 6 of whom over age of 16, all valued at 5650; 7 horses valued at 525; 8 cattle valued at 200; 3 kids b/w 6-18; 6 hogs over 6 months; total assessed value 10,500; watch 18; g/s plate 30 
    Tax List 1857  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Individual Note May 1857  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Georgia Supreme Court rendered decision, in Stephen's favor, in Stephen's suit contesting the will of his brother-in-law Peyton Walden. As a result, and by virtue of the above-mentioned agreements, Stephen stood to inherit 3/8-ths of Peyton's estate 
    Tax List 1858  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Individual Note 5 Jan 1858  Thomas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Distribution from Peyton Walden's Estate: J. C. Browning, administrator of Peyton's estate, paid $4,542 to Stephen Sampson as one of the heirs and distributees of Peyton's estate in right of Sampson's wife Elizabeth, formerly Elizabeth Walden, Peyton's sister, & as assignee of Permelia Walden 
    Individual Note 5 Jan 1858  Thomas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    purchased four slaves at estate sale for brother-in-law Peyton Walden  
    Tax List 1859  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Individual Note 4 Feb 1859  Thomas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Distribution from Peyton Walden's Estate: John C. Browning, administrator of Peyton Walden's estate, paid $3560 to Stephen Sampson as part of Elizabeth Sampson's share of Peyton's estate; and as assignee of Permelia and Thomas&Malinda Johnson's interest in Peyton's estate  
    Individual Note 1 Aug 1859  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Election: Stephen Sampson appears in the poll books for District 1 (Stanford) Lincoln County for this election. He voted for Beriah Magoffin, Democratic candidate for governor, and WC Anderson, Opposition Party candidate for US Congress 
    Tax List 1860  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property 1860  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Agricultural Schedule: 500 acres improved; 40 acres unimproved; cash value of farm: $13,000; value of farm machinery: $50; value of livestock: $1,130 
    Residence 1860  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1860 U.S. Census
Lincoln County, Kentucky
    1860 Slave Schedule
Lincoln County, Kentucky
    Tax List 1861  Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1861  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stephen NOT found on tax rolls for year in Lincoln County 
    Individual Note 4 Jan 1861  Thomas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Distribution from Peyton Walden's Estate:Stephen Sampson acknowledged receiving $1,100 from JC Browning, administrator of the estate of Peyton Walden, deceased, as part of the distributive share of Peyton's estate coming to Sampson, as well as Pamelia Walden and Malinda Johnson  
    Individual Note 9 Mar 1861  Thomas County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Distribution from Peyton Walden's Estate:Stephen Sampson, attorney in fact for AL Walden, Willis Walden, and Sophia Douglass, acknowledged receiving total of 712.60 from JC Browning, administrator, as part of distributive share of Peyton's estate due AL, Willis, and Sophia  
    Tax List 1862  Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1863  Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1864  Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Legal Action 18 Mar 1864  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    S. Sampson v. Greenup Jones; answer and cc flied. Lincoln Circuit Order book 27 page 58 
    Legal Action Sept 14, 1865  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Douglass v. Martin & Sampson: in SPD's action to collect on Sept 1864 judgment against William Martin; Commissioner, directed to sell land purchased by Martin of Sampson, filed report; he noticed sale for May 1, 1865, but Martin paid debt before that date, thus no sale made 
    Tax List 1865  Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Legal Action 23 Jan 1865  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    SP Douglass sued William Martin & Stephen Sampson; attempt to collect on Sept. 1864 judgment in favor of SPD against Martin; alleged Martin, had purchased land near Halls Gap from Stephen Sampson; SPD claimed an equitable interest in land; summons to Mercer Co  
    Legal Action 6 Feb 1865  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Douglass v. Martin: Stephen Sampson filed his answer in SPD's action to collect on Sept 1864 judgment against Martin; admitted that Martin purchased land from him, about 32 acres, at price of $30 per acre; Martin had paid all but $340 of sale price 
    Legal Action Mar 1865  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Douglass v. Martin & Sampson: in action by SPD to collect on September 1864, judgment in favor of SPD against William Martin; court directed commissioner's sale of as much land as would take to satisfy the judgment of $90 and interest; land near Halls Gap in Lincoln co
     
    Legal Action Mar 1866  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Douglass v. Sampson: action by SPD to collect on September 1864 judgment in favor of SPD against William Martin; commissioner's sale of land ordered in March 1865; continued in September 1865; continued again 
    Legal Action Sept 1866  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Douglass v. Martin & Sampson: action by SPD to collect on September 1864 judgment in favor of SPD against William Martin; commissioner's sale of land ordered in March 1865; continued in September 1865; continued March 1866; continued again 
    Legal Action Mar 1867  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Douglass v. Martin & Sampson: action by SPD to collect on September 1864 judgment in favor of SPD against William Martin; commissioner's sale of land ordered in March 1865; continued in September 1865; continued March 1866; continued Sept 1866; filed away this term
     
    Residence 1870  Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1870 U.S. Census
Mercer County, Kentucky
    1870 U.S. Census Mercer County, Kentucky
    Tax List 1875  Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    190 acres of land; nearest resident AB Banta; taxable property: 4 horses, 1 mule, 9 cattle, hog, pleasure carriage, watch/clock/piano/gold-silver plate. Produced 750 bushels of corn and 192 bushels of wheat 
    Died 25 Mar 1878  Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Elizabeth Sampson Bible 5.jpg
    Elizabeth Sampson Bible 5.jpg
    Probate 6 May 1878  Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    will produced to court 
    Stephen Sampson Will 1
    Stephen Sampson Will 2
    Stephen Sampson Will 3
    Buried Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sampson Lot
    Stephen Sampson
    Person ID I40897  My Family Tree
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2019 

    Father William Sampson,   b. 1761-1770,   d. 4 Nov 1833, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Povall,   d. 1840 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 31 May 1787  Goochland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharine Owsley 
    Married 8 Sept 1818  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 1835  Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F9782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Walden,   b. 23 Aug 1817, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1900, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 24 May 1842  Garrard County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • married by the Baptist preacher Absalom Quinn
    • Garrard County Marriage Index, listing marriage of Elizabeth Walden to Stephen Sampson, record located in Box 9, general certificate
      "Garrard County, Kentucky Marriage Records 1797 - 1853" compiled by Bill and Kathy Vockery, with the following listing (page 91):
      Stephen Sampson - Elizabeth Walden
      Bond Date 24 May 1842
      Bondsman: Jones L. Adams
      Bond #461
      Consent: John Walden, father of bride
      Return date: 24 May 1842
      Minister: Absalom Quinn, Baptist
      *Elizabeth's sisters, Sophia, Malinda, and Angelina, were also all married by Absalom Quinn. We have seen reference that he was associated with the Gilbert's Creek Baptist Church.
    Sampson - Walden Marriage
    Sampson - Walden Marriage
    Children 
     1. Pitts Sampson,   b. 16 Mar 1843, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1914, Stringtown, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
     2. Susan Sampson,   b. About 1846, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850-1860  (Age ~ 14 years)  [Birth]
     3. Povall Sampson,   b. 11 Nov 1846, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1877, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)  [Birth]
     4. Winford B. Sampson,   b. 2 Mar 1849, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1865  (Age 16 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Napoleon Walden Sampson,   b. 15 Aug 1851, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sept 1943, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Campbell Barnes Sampson,   b. 15 Nov 1853, Lincoln County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1909, Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [Birth]
     7. Elizabeth W. Sampson,   b. 14 Oct 1862, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1883  (Age 20 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F4332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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