Uriah Sampson

3 December 1806–14 June 1880 (Age 73)
Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Uriah

When Uriah Sampson was born on 3 December 1806, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Capt. Elias Sampson, was 40 and his mother, Betsy Elizabeth Macomber, was 30. He married Abigail Dean Kingman on 3 October 1830, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 14 June 1880, in Lakeville, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Uriah Sampson
Abigail Dean Kingman
Marriage: 3 October 1830
Mira Sampson
Charles Francis Sampson

Spouse and Children

3 October 1830
Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States


    Mira Sampson


    Charles Francis Sampson


Parents and Siblings



    Abiel Sampson


    Elias Sampson




    Eliza Sampson


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 24

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

The Greek form of the Scripture name, which Simonis translates, 'sol eximius,' i.e. illustrious sun; the Rev. A. Jones 'splendid sun,' i.e. great joy and felicity; Tregelles, ' solar, like the sun; ' and Fuerstius, ' sonnenahnlicher ' that is, one who resembles the sun (from shemesh, the sun).

Sources (3)

  • Uriah Sampson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Uriah Sampson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Uriah Sampson, "United States Census, 1850"

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