Sampson Vandegrift

–1815
New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of Sampson

Sampson Vandegrift was born in New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States as the son of Leonard Vandergrift and Lydia Susan. He died in 1815, in Fredericktown, East Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Vandergrift
1718–1769
Lydia Susan
1720–1769
Jacob Gilbert Vandergriff
1731–1769
Susanna Vandergriff
1752–1768
Jesse Vandergriff
1760–1769
Sampson Vandegrift
–1815
Lydia Vandergriff
1750–1769
Phebe Sarah Vandergriff
1754–1828
Ebenezer Vandergrift
1769–1827
Ebenezer Vandergriff
1775–1853

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World Events (8)

1698 · Pirates Sail Along Delaware

From 1698-1700 pirates including Captain Kidd sailed along Delaware. Most of their activity was in New Jersey and Philadelphia.
1701 · Three Lower Counties

From the Beginning of Delaware it was known as the three lower counties. It wouldn't be until 1787, that it would become known as Delaware
1731 · Willington Founded

In 1731, Willington, Delaware was founded. It was named after Thomas Willing the first land developer in the area. It was later renamed Wilmington.

Name Meaning

Dutch (Van de Grift): variant of Vandergrift .

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

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