Crawford M. Sampson

Kentucky, United States

The Life of Crawford M.

When Crawford M. Sampson was born in 1813, in Kentucky, United States, his father, William Sampson, was 39 and his mother, Winnifred "Winny" Masterson, was 40. He married Malinda Yeates on 7 September 1843, in Anderson, Kentucky, United States.

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Crawford M. Sampson
Malinda Yeates
Marriage: 7 September 1843

Spouse and Children

7 September 1843
Anderson, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 5

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 33

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

A Greek form of the scriptural name, which has been translated from "shémesh," the sun, as "illustrious sun," "splendid sun" (great joy and happiness), "solar, like the sun," and "one who resembles the sun"

Story Highlight

Orphans of William Sampson

The Commonwealth of Kentucky, Lincoln County Court … April … 1816 Ordered that it be certified to the Register of the Land office in this Commonwealth, that it was this day proven to the satisfaction …

Sources (3)

  • C M Sampson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • C M Sampson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Crawford M Sampson, "United States Census, 1870"

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