Walter Lee Sampson

21 December 1892–29 April 1969 (Age 76)
Marshall, West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Lee

When Walter Lee Sampson was born on 21 December 1892, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States, his father, George Washington Sampson, was 47 and his mother, Evaline Bledsoe, was 40. He married Rachel Emeline Blake on 7 January 1912, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Liberty District, Marshall, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Liberty Twp, Marshall, West Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 29 April 1969, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 76.

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Walter Lee Sampson
Rachel Emeline Blake
Marriage: 7 January 1912
Mabel Sampson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1912Marshall, West Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 6
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    English, Welsh, and Jewish: variant of Samson . The -p- was introduced in the Greek transliteration of the Hebrew name Shimshon.English: of Norman origin, a habitational name from any of the French places called Saint-Samson (Seine-Maritime, Calvados), including Saint-Samson-de-Bonfosse (Manche) and Saint-Samson-de-la-Roque (Eure), so called from the dedication of their churches to Saint Samson of Dol, the Welsh bishop (see Samson ).Americanized form of French, Breton, German, and Dutch Samson .

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Walter Sampson in household of George W Sampson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Walter L Sampson in household of George Sampson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Walter Lee Sampson, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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