Samuel Churchwill Chenoweth

12 December 1747–27 November 1841 (Age 93)
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Samuel Churchwill

When Samuel Churchwill Chenoweth was born on 12 December 1747, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Arthur Chenoweth, was 31 and his mother, Sufirah Hooker, was 27. He married Patience Cromwell in 1770, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died on 27 November 1841, in Martinsville, Henry, Virginia, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States.

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Samuel Churchwill Chenoweth
Patience Cromwell
Marriage: 1770
Samuel Churchill Chenoweth Jr
Philemon Cromwell Chenoweth
John Chenoweth
Joseph Chenoweth

Spouse and Children

Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 11

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1782 · Lexington Market Opens

Age 35

The Legendary Lexington Market Opened in 1782. The market is as old as the America itself.

Name Meaning

Cornish: topographic name from the elements chy ‘house’ + noweth ‘new’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Chenoweth, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Samuel Churchill Chenoweth, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Samuel Chenoweth, "Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970"

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