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
Milicent Elvira Goss
Marriage: 5 July 1858
Millicent Rhoda Densmore
William Jackson Densmore
Martha Lucinda Densmore

Spouse and Children

5 July 1858
Dawson, Georgia, United States


    Millicent Rhoda Densmore


    William Jackson Densmore


    Martha Lucinda Densmore


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 8

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

Age 20

Historical Boundaries - 1858: Dawson, Georgia, United States

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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