Sam Houston Landrum

1 January 1867–27 November 1919 (Age 52)
Pilot Grove, Grayson, Texas, United States

The Life of Sam Houston

When Sam Houston Landrum was born on 1 January 1867, in Pilot Grove, Grayson, Texas, United States, his father, Merriman II Landrum, was 48 and his mother, Nancy Ann Harrison Landrum, was 38. He married Mary Cutler Dickey in May 1890, in Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1870 and Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 27 November 1919, in Altus, Jackson, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Whitewright, Grayson, Texas, United States.

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Sam Houston Landrum
Mary Cutler Dickey
Marriage: May 1890
Lynn Wiley Landrum
Miriam Gordon Landrum

Spouse and Children

May 1890
Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries: 1878: Grayson, Texas, United States. [Spreads across Fannin and Grayson counties]
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 14

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

Possibly of northern Irish or Scottish origin: unexplained. This is a common name in GA. There is said to be a Cherokee connection.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Laundman in household of Merryman Laundman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel H Landrum, "United States Census, 1910"
  • S H Landrum in household of M Landrum, "United States Census, 1880"

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