Samuel Mercer Densmore

4 March 1838–1 May 1921 (Age 83)
Johntown, Dawson, Georgia, United States

The Life of Samuel Mercer

When Samuel Mercer Densmore was born on 4 March 1838, in Johntown, Dawson, Georgia, United States, his father, David William Densmore Jr., was 31 and his mother, Rhoda Burt, was 29. He married Milicent Elvira Goss on 5 July 1858, in Dawson, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in District 979, Dawson, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 5, Erath, Texas, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 1 May 1921, in Bluff Dale, Erath, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Glenn Cemetery, Hood, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Mercer Densmore
1838–1921
Milicent Elvira Goss
1840–1912
Marriage: 5 July 1858
Millicent Rhoda Densmore
1859–1930
William Jackson Densmore
1861–1921
Martha Lucinda Densmore
1862–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 July 1858
Dawson, Georgia, United States
children

(3)

    Millicent Rhoda Densmore

    Female1859–1930Female

    William Jackson Densmore

    Male1861–1921Male

    Martha Lucinda Densmore

    Female1862–1937Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1858

Age 20

Historical Boundaries - 1858: Dawson, Georgia, United States
1863

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Dunsmore .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel M Densmore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Samuel M Densmore in household of David Densmore, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel M Densmore, "United States Census, 1860"

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