James E. Samples

30 September 1903–11 October 1969 (Age 66)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of James E.

When James E. Samples was born on 30 September 1903, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Robert Lee Samples, was 25 and his mother, Lillian Bertan Rhodes, was 21. He married Blonnie Mae Dixon on 22 November 1928, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Onton, Webster, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Robards, Henderson, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 11 October 1969, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Henderson, Henderson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James E. Samples
Blonnie Mae Dixon
Marriage: 22 November 1928
Melba Lois Samples
Elsie Lee Samples

Spouse and Children

22 November 1928
Lucas, Ohio, United States


    Melba Lois Samples


    Elsie Lee Samples


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 1

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Nottinghamshire): unexplained; probably a variant of Sample .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Samples in household of Robert B Samples, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Samples in household of Robert L Samples, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Samples, "United States Census, 1930"

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