Sampson Jones

about 1774–5 September 1854 (Age 80)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Sampson

When Sampson Jones was born about 1774, in Virginia, United States, his father, Richard W. C. Blue Jones, was 50 and his mother, Martha Ward, was 19. He married Sarah Miles on 20 June 1793, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He died on 5 September 1854, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Sampson Jones
1774–1854
Sarah Miles
1775–
Marriage: 20 June 1793
Elizabeth J Jones
1795–1837
Elizabeth Jones
1795–1879
Nancy Jones
1796–1861
Mary Polly Jones
1799–1850
Jane Jones
1802–1867
Martha Winfrey Jones
1813–1880
Ansel Jones
1821–1865

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 June 1793
Franklin, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Richard W. C. Blue Jones

    Male1724–1805Male

    Female1755–1823Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1776

Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 6

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 26

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sampson Jones, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sampson Jones in entry for Clement Davis, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"
  • Sampson Jones, "Kentucky Deaths and Burials, 1843-1970"

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