Colonel Samuel Wayland Newman Feamster

21 February 1836–15 April 1915 (Age 79)
Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Wayland Newman

When Colonel Samuel Wayland Newman Feamster was born on 21 February 1836, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, his father, William Feamster, was 33 and his mother, Martha Alderson, was 39. He married Ann Elizabeth McClung on 4 June 1877, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Greenbrier Parish, Greenbrier, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Blue Sulphur District, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 15 April 1915, at the age of 79, and was buried in Old Greenbrier Baptist Church Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Colonel Samuel Wayland Newman Feamster
1836–1915
Ann Elizabeth McClung
1852–1934
Marriage: 4 June 1877
Pattie Haywood Feamster
1878–1961
Mary Lou Feamster
1880–
Allen Thurman Feamster Sr.
1880–1943
Annie Warwick Feamster
1882–1973
Coleman Alderson Feamster
1884–1955
William Walter Feamster
1886–1967
Samuel Wayland Newman Feamster Jr.
1888–1939
John W. Feamster
1888–
Susie N Feamster
1892–
Cecil Hyde Feamster
1892–1966
Lucille Matthews Feamster
1892–1977
Earl Vance Feamster
1894–1937
Garland “Dick” McClung Feamster
1898–1981

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 June 1877Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 8
    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 25
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: variant of Feemster .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Feemster

    Sources (37)

    • S W N Feamster, "United States Census, 1880"
    • S W Feamster, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
    • Samuel N Feamster in entry for Wayland Feamster, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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