Willard Hines Sampson

22 October 1834–
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Willard Hines

When Willard Hines Sampson was born on 22 October 1834, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, Henry Sampson Jr., was 36 and his mother, Mary Hammond, was 34. He married Sarepta Stalker on 16 May 1858. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1863 and Scott Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years.

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Willard Hines Sampson
Sarepta Stalker
Marriage: 16 May 1858
Hulda Delaphen Sampson
Julia Phene Sampson
Burton D Sampson
Wellington Henry Sampson
William Fordie Sampson
Darius Frank Sampson
William F Sampson

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16 May 1858


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Michigan is the 26th state.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 29

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 43

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Name Meaning

A Greek form of the scriptural name, which has been translated from "shémesh," the sun, as "illustrious sun," "splendid sun" (great joy and happiness), "solar, like the sun," and "one who resembles the sun"

Sources (3)

  • Hine Sampson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • W H Sampson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hinde Sampson in entry for Frank D. Sampson, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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