Samuel Colville

about 1733–20 November 1780 (Age 47)
Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Colville was born about 1733, in Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph James Colville, was 38 and his mother, Ann Vance, was 33. He married Mary Sanders in 1755. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 20 November 1780, in Washington, Virginia, United States, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Colville
1733–1780
Mary Sanders
1734–
Marriage: 1755
Samuel Coleville
1756–1780
Eleanor Coleville
1780–
Ann Coleville
1782–1825
Thomas Coleville
1760–
James Coleville
1761–
Joseph Colville
1763–1825
Rebecca Colville
1771–1844
John Coleville
1778–1835

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1755
children

(8)

    Samuel Coleville

    Male1756–1780Male

    Thomas Coleville

    Male1760–Male

    James Coleville

    Male1761–Male

    Joseph Colville

    Male1763–1825Male

    Rebecca Colville

    Female1771–1844Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (3)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 25

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 43

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 47

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Colleville in Seine-Maritime, France, named with the Scandinavian personal name Koli ( see Cole 2) + Old French ville ‘settlement’, ‘village’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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The History of the Colville Family

The following was taken from Findley's The Smartt and Descendent Families; pages 212-214... "The Colvilles came to the upper Virginia Valley from the Province of Ulster in Ireland. At least …

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