William Sampson

Ohio, United States

The Life of William

When William Sampson was born in 1835, in Ohio, United States, his father, Colby Sampson, was 24 and his mother, Agnes Ross, was 23. He married Sarah Friley on 31 July 1859, in Scioto, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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William Sampson
Sarah Friley
Marriage: 31 July 1859
Lewis Sampson

Spouse and Children

31 July 1859
Scioto, Ohio, United States


    Lewis Sampson


Parents and Siblings

    Colby Sampson


    Agnes Ross




    Lucy Sampson


    Hannah Sampson



    Colby P Sampson


    Mary E Sampson


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 1

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and Jewish: variant of Samson . The -p- was introduced in the Greek transliteration of the Hebrew name Shimshon. The English surname has also long been established in Ireland. In North America, this name has absorbed other European cognates, for example Greek Sampsonakis, Sampsonides.

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

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Sources (2)

  • William Sampson in household of Colby Sampson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Sampson in entry for Lewis Sampson and Etta L. Slaughter, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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