Sample Family Information

 

William A. Sample
Cumberland Presbyterian Minister
[probably son of Robert Sample and Margaret Hannah]
born: 30 September 1802 - Tennessee or North Carolina
died: 28 August 1880 - Morristown, Hamblen County, Tennessee
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buried: Dover Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Morristown, Hamblen County, Tennessee
Tombstone
1st marriage: 16 February 1826 - Greene County, Tennessee
1st wife: Emma C. Harmon
[daughter of Isaac Harmon and Elizabeth Luster]
born: 9 August 1805 - Greene County, Tennessee
died: 1854 -
buried:

Children of William A. Sample and Emma C. Harmon Sample:

1. Grandison Sample
born: 22 November 1826 - Tennessee
died: 19 November 1901 -
wife: Sarah Ann Ellis

Children of Grandison Sample and Sarah Ann Ellis Sample:

1.1. Guy E. Sample
born: 5 June 1853
died:
married: 25 March 1876 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Mary Elmira Berry
[daughter of William Berry and Cynthia Barks]

Child of Guy E. Sample and Mary Elmira Berry Sample:

1.1.1. Mary Elizabeth Sample
born: 12 December 1879 - Bollinger County, Missouri
died: 19 May 1951
1st husband: Robert Lee Teeters
2nd husband: John Miller

 

1.2. William W. Sample
born: 19 July 1857
died: 2 February 1929
married: 23 January 1883 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Mattie G. Glen

Children of William W. Sample and Mattie G. Glen Sample:

1.2.1. Maude Sample
born: 18 November 1883
died: 19 October 1900

1.2.2. William W. Sample, Jr.
born: 21 February 1887
died: 11 January 1970

 

1.3. Grandison S. Sample
born: 24 November 1858 - Bollinger County, Missouri
died: 31 January 1931 - Missouri
married: 27 July 1879 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Mary Louisa Burk
[daughter of John R. Burk and ? ?]

Children of Grandison S. Sample and Mary Louisa Burk Sample:

1.3.1. Anna Louise Sample
born: 27 September 1881
died:

1.3.2. Cora Lou Sample
born: May 1882
died:
husband: Frederick Booth Zimmerman

1.3.3. Benjamin Harrison "Harry" Sample
born: 6 November 1888 - Lodge, Bollinger County, Missouri
died: 14 September 1959 - Advance, Missouri
married:
wife: Clara Devault

1.3.4. John Burk Sample
born: 9 January 1891
died: 19 March 1964
wife: Connie Anderson

1.3.5. Nellie Maude Sample
born: 13 Septemer 1893 - Bollinger County, Missouri
died: 25 September 1971

1.3.6. Joseph Edgar Sample
born: 6 September 1898
died:
married: 15 October 1921
wife: Cora Revelle

1.3.7. Rita May Sample

 

1.4. Emma C. Sample
born: 18 February 1862
died: 29 January 1930
married: 28 December 1879 - Bollinger County, Missouri
husband: James M. Shrum

Children of Emma C. Sample Shrum and James M. Shrum:

1.4.1. Charles Shrum

1.4.2. Mae Shrum

 

1.5. Isaac Harmon Sample
born: 3 August 1864
died: 30 March 1954
married: 4 September 1888 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Ellen J. Poe

1.6. infant Sample
born: 7 February 1867
died: c1867

1.7. Sarah Ann Sample
born: 1 December 1868
died:
married: 13 December 1888 - Bollinger County, Missouri
husband: George W. Mayfield

1.8. Mary Jane Sample
born: 25 June 1870
died: 23 September 1870

1.9. Robert Lee Sample
born: 12 August 1871 - Marble Hill, Bollinger County, Missouri
died: 12 July 1944 - St. Louis, Missouri
married: 30 March 1892 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Martha Josephine Bess

Children of Robert Lee Sample and Martha Josephine Bess Sample:

1.9.1. Avery Lee Sample
born: 26 March 1893 - Bollinger County, Missouri
died: October 1965

1.9.2. Flossie M. Sample
born: 29 March 1899
died: July 1899

1.9.3. Elmer Henderson Sample
born: 1902
died: 1970

1.9.4. Fnu Sample

 

1.10. John H. Sample
born: 10 February 1874
died: 8 October 1875

 

2. Elizabeth W. Sample
born: 23 December 1828 -
died: 29 May 1895 -
husband: John L. Doggett

Children of Elizabeth W. Sample Doggett and John L. Doggett:

2.1. Molly Doggett

2.2. John Doggett
wife: ? ?

Children of John Doggett and ? ?:

2.2.1. Lizzie Doggett

2.2.2. Ora Doggett

2.2.3. Emma Doggett

2.2.4. Sylvester Doggett

 

3. Margaret B. Sample
born: 15 June 1831 - Greene County, Tennessee
died: 12 March 1894 -
married: 16 December 1858 - Jefferson County, Tennessee
husband: James K. P. Ellis

Children of Margaret B. Sample Ellis and James K. P. Ellis:

3.1. John I. Ellis
born: Hawkins County, Tennessee

3.2. William Ellis

3.3. Mary E. Ellis

3.4. S. E. Ellis

3.5. Ida M. Ellis

3.6. James Frank Ellis
wife: ? ?

Child of James Frank Ellis and ? ?:

3.6.1. Walter F. Ellis

 

3.7. George Finis Ellis
born: 22 October 1866
died: 18 May 1932
married: 19 December 1893
wife: Ella Lou Johnson

Children of George Finis Ellis and Ella Lou Johnson Ellis:

3.7.1. Mabel Margaret Ellis
born: 17 October 1894
died:

3.7.2. William Finis Ellis
born: 11 April 1902
died:
married: 7 March 1925
wife: Sadie Margaret Seabaugh

3.7.3. Daisy Lou Ellis
born: 9 June 1904
died:
married: 25 December 1934
husband: Horace K. Zimmerman

3.7.4. Benjamin Franklin Ellis
born: 25 May 1917
married: 18 September 1939
wife: Dorothy Mae Hartle

 

4. Mary Sample
born: 6 October 1833 - Jefferson County, Tennessee
died: 19 May 1871 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri
married: 17 May 1855 - Jefferson County, Tennessee
husband: Henry M. Richard
Cumberland Presbyterian Minister
born: 30 October 1825 - Tennessee
died: 22 May 1906
1880 Census - Howard Township, Gentry County, Missouri (Henry Richard, age 54)
1900 Census - Howard Township, Gentry County, Missouri (Henry Richard, age 74)
buried: Wayman Cemetery - Albany, Howard Township, Gentry County, Missouri
After Mary died he remarried Sarah.

Children of Mary Sample Richard and Henry M. Richard:

4.1. Finis Ewing Richard
born: 19 June 1866 - Greene County, Tennessee
died: 8 February 1936 - McLoud, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
married: 21 September 1897 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri
wife: Marthina Emmaline Peery

Children of Finis Ewing Richard and Marthina Emmaline Peery Richard:

4.1.1. William R. Richard
born: 2 June 1899 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri
died: 21 June 1899 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri

4.1.2. Ewing Peery Richard
born: 11 May 1900 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri
died: 9 November 1900 - McLoud, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

4.1.3. Louis Henry Richard
born: 14 May 1901 - McLoud, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
died: 2 June 1901

4.1.4. Alma Margaret Richard
born: 27 August 1902 - McLoud, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
died: 27 August 1995 - Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

4.1.5. Robert Donald Richard
born: 20 October 1904 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri
died: 1982
married: 4 April 1931
wife: Cecil Bently

4.1.6. Mary Richard
born: 23 December 1905 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri
died: 12 March 1906 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri

4.1.7. Charles Melvin Richard
born: 11 July 1907 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri
died: 1 August 1977 - Holdenville, Hughes County, Oklahoma

 

4.2. John William Richard
born: 14 February 1856 - Greene County, Tennessee
died: 10 May 1936 - Parks, Dundy County, Nebraska
married: 2 March 1888 - Gentry County, Missouri
wife: Salina Wilson

Children of John William Richard and Salina Wilson Richard:

4.2.1. Mollie Richard
born: Benkelman, Dundy County, Nebraska
husband: ? Baney

4.2.2. Olive Richard
born: Benkelman, Dundy County, Nebraska
husband: ? Morrison

4.2.3. Jasper Finis Richard
born: Benkelman, Dundy County, Nebraska

4.2.4. Emma Richard
born: Benkelman, Dundy County, Nebraska
husband: ? Penn

4.2.5. Gladys Richard
born: Benkelman, Dundy County, Nebraska
husband: ? McGlashan

 

4.3. Emma R. Richard
born: 20 March 1857 - Greene County, Tennessee
died: 16 February 1920
married: 25 December 1884
husband: Lewis C. Hulet

Children of Emma R. Richard Hulet and Lewis C. Hulet:

4.3.1. James E. Hulet
born: 1 October 1885 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri
died: 4 June 1955

4.3.2. Charles Marshall Hulet
born: 11 December 1887
died: 31 March 1971 - Grant City, Worth County, Missouri

4.3.3. Margaret Isabel Hulet
born: 10 March 1892 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri
died: 9 August 1977 - Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado
husband: Day Logan McCrary

4.3.4. Nellie Amanda Hulet
born: 4 August 1888 - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri
died: 25 July 1890

 

4.4. Martha Isabelle Richard
born: 25 December 1858 - Greene County, Tennessee
died:
husband: ? Mahoney

 

5. Isaac Harmon Sample
born: 15 October 1835 - Tennessee
died: 20 January 1891 - Bollinger County, Missouri
married: 28 October 1860 -
wife: Mary Ann Grindstaff
[daughter of David Grindstaff and Mary Masters]

Children of Isaac Harmon Sample and Mary Ann Grindstaff Sample:

5.1. Mary Elizabeth Sample
born: 25 August 1861
died:
married: 10 January 1892 - Bollinger County, Missouri
husband: Daniel R. Seabaugh

5.2. John William Sample
born: 24 August 1862
died: 23 October 1953
married: 6 February 1887 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Sophia Dolle

Child of John William Sample and Sophia Dolle Sample:

5.2.1. Emma Ettie Sample
born: 17 December 1887
died: 12 May 1962

 

5.3. Sarah Ann Sample
born: 4 October 1864
died: 7 October 1866

5.4. Isaac Peter Sample
born; 10 April 1867
died:
married: 13 March 1896 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Mary Ann Cook

Children of Isaac Peter Sample and Mary Ann Cook Sample:

5.4.1. Esther Sample

5.4.2. Ruby Sample

5.4.3. Jake Sample

5.4.4. Hazel Sample

5.4.5. Dewey Sample

5.4.6. Earl Sample

5.4.7. Truman Sample

5.4.8. Luther Sample

5.4.9. John D. Sample

 

5.5. Orlando Sample
born: 17 March 1870
died: 6 October 1892
married: 1 November 1891 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Clara J. Dolle

Child of Orlando Sample and Clara J. Dolle Sample:

5.5.1. Hettie Mae Sample
born: 25 May 1892
died:

 

5.6. George Marion Sample
born: 13 September 1872
died: 14 September 1907
married: 14 May 1896
wife: Nettie Idyl Conrad

Children of George Marion Sample and Nettie Idyl Conrad Sample:

5.6.1. William Rudolph Sample
born: 2 December 1896
died: 5 March 1984

5.6.2. George Edward Sample
born: 16 January 1904
died: 18 October 1905

5.6.3. Theodore Sample
born: 19 October 1904
died: 6 October 1905

5.6.4. Edna Maud Sample

5.6.5. John Harmon Sample

5.6.6. Marion Elmer Sample

5.6.7. Mary Dora Sample

5.6.8. Pearl Irene Sample

 

5.7. David Rudolph Sample
born: 1 March 1875 - Bollinger County, Missouri
died: 14 July 1953 - Bollinger County, Missouri
married: 5 March 1905 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Ovanda Mae Knowles
[daughter of James Knowles and Laura Wilson]

Child of David Rudolph Sample and Ovanda Mae Knowles Sample:

5.7.1. Charles David Sample
born: 12 December 1912
died: 29 November 1992 - Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
married: 6 May 1939 - Benton, Scott County, Missouri
wife: Mable Evangeline Baker
[daughter of Charles Baker and Mary Bell]

Children of Charles David Sample and Mable Evangeline Baker Sample:

5.7.1.1. David Lee Sample

5.7.1.2. Charles Edward Sample

5.7.1.3. Laura Mae Sample

 

5.8. Edward Garfield Sample
born: 11 November 1878
died:
wife: Clara J. Dolle

Child of Edward Garfield Sample and Clara J. Dolle Sample:

5.8.1. John Isaac Sample
born: 12 September 1901
died: 18 June 1903

 

6. William A. Sample
born: 6 November 1837 - Tennessee
died:
married: 3 April 1859 - Jefferson County, Tennessee
wife: Elizabeth A. Cochran

Child of William A. Sample and Elizabeth A. Cochran Sample:

6.1. G. W. Sample
born: c1860
died:

 

7. infant son Sample
born: 7 September 1840
died: 7 Septmeber 1840

8. Robert B. Sample
born: 16 April 1842 - Tennessee
died:
married: 13 December 1868 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Jane Long

9. Emma Harriet Sample
born: 12 June 1845 - Tennessee
died:

10. Abraham Burl "Abe" Sample
born: 16 June 1847 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
died: 9 October 1917 - Cape Girardeau, Missouri
married: 26 November 1868 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Louise Elmine Baker

Children of Abraham Burl "Abe" Sample and Louise Elmine Baker Sample:

10.1. infant son Sample

10.2. Victoria Sample
husband: Joseph Cullom Eaker
[son of Henry Eaker and Sarah Willis]

Children of Victoria Sample Eaker and Joseph Cullom Eaker:

10.2.1. Dallas Eaker
born:
died: 1930

10.2.2. Henry Eaker
born:
died: 1970

10.2.3. Lee Eaker

 

10.3. Willie Sample

10.4. Bertha Catherine Sample
born: 18 October 1869
died:

10.5. Charles William Sample
born: 18 May 1873 - Marble Hill, Bollinger County, Missouri
died: 21 February 1940 - Bollinger County, Missouri
married: 1 February 1894 - Bollinger County, Missouri
wife: Ida Margaret Seabaugh

Children of Charles William Sample and Ida Margaret Seabaugh Sample:

10.5.1. Esther Etta Lake Sample
born: 1 September 1894 - Bollinger County, Missouri
died: 2 August 1972 - Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri

10.5.2. Charles William Sample

10.5.3. Dona Blanche Sample
born: 1899
died: 15 April 1983
married: 2 October 1913
husband: Otto Kitchen

 

10.6. James K. Polk Sample
born: 6 December 1876
died:

10.7. Manuel E. Sample
born: 4 October 1880
died:

10.8. Ira Elizabeth Sample
born: 27 May 1883
died:

10.9. Lora Grace Sample
born: 9 May 1887
died:

10.10. George Abraham Sample
born; 9 May 1888
died:

10.11. DeWitt Talmadge Sample
born: 20 July 1891
died:
wife: ? ?

Child of DeWitt Talmadge Sample and ? ?:

10.11.1. Olma Sample

 

10.12. Mosey Ellis Sample
born: 9 June 1893
died: 4 June 1975
wife: Anna Luevenie Eaker
[daughter of William Eaker and Mary Wilkerson]

Children of Mosey Ellis Sample and Anna Luevenie Eaker Sample:

10.12.1. Tinnie Irean Sample
born: 1 November 1913

10.12.2. Inia Ellis Sample
born: 27 February 1919

 

10.13. Newton Burl Sample
born: 8 May 1895
died: 1947

 

11. George Hoyle Sample
born: 31 August 1851 - Morristown, Hamblen County, Tennessee
died: 1 February 1915 - Missouri
married: 4 March 1873 - Hamblen County, Tennessee
wife: Martha Ann Silvers

Children of George Hoyle Sample and Martha Ann Silvers Sample:

11.1. George Alexander Sample

 

2nd marriage of William A. Sample: c1860
2nd wife of William A. Sample: Anna Williams
born:
died:

Child of William A. Sample and Anna Williams Sample:

12. Ezekiel Alexander Sample
born: 4 June 1861 - Tennessee
died: 18 November 1928
wife: Ada Caroline Smith

Child of Ezekiel Alexander Sample and Ada Caroline Smith Sample:

12.1. Ethel Ada Sample
born: 5 July 1892
died: 7 July 1980
husband: George Rhodney Wilson

Child of Ethel Ada Sample Wilson and George Rhodney Wilson:

12.1.1. E. A. Wilson
born: 12 September 1918
died: 26 March 1930

 

3rd marriage of William A. Sample: 9 November 1871
3rd wife of William A. Sample: Sarah Ellen Silvers
born: 27 November 1845 - Virginia
died: 18 February 1928 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
buried: Dover Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Morristown, Hamblen County, Tennessee
Tombstone

Children of William A. Sample and Sarah Ellen Silvers Sample:

13. John Silver Sample
born: 18 September 1874 - Morristown, Hamblen County, Tennessee
died: 3 October 1942 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
buried: Lynnhurst Cemetery
married: 17 September 1902 - Knox County, Tennessee
wife: Harriet Elizabeth Banker
born: 8 April 1885 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
died: 29 August 1975 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
buried: Lynnhurst Cemetery

Children of John Silver Sample and Harriet Elizabeth Banker Sample:

13.1. Edward Banker Sample
born: 22 May 1904 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
died: 30 April 1995 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
buried: Lynnhurst Cemetery
1st marriage: 15 September 1926 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
1st wife: Albertina Scheitlin
born: 29 January 1906 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
died: 24 January 1933 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee

2nd marriage of Edward Banker Sample: 20 March 1936 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
2nd wife: Evelyn Dupre England
born: 12 January 1906 - Alabama
died: 30 October 1981 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee

3rd marriage of Edward Banker Sample: 22 November 1983 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
3rd wife: Claudia Parry

13.2. William Mitchell Sample
born: 26 August 1909 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
died: 19 July 1999 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
buried: Lynnhurst Cemetery
married: 16 June 1932 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
wife: Mary Leigh Smith
born: 28 July 1904 - Georgia
died: 25 May 1996 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
buried: Lynnhurst Cemetery

13.3. Helen Virginia Sample
born: 2 January 1914 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
died: 6 February 1991 - Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
buried: Oak Hill Cemetery Masoleum - Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana
husband: Roy Frederick Bell
born: 13 July 1911 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
died: 4 July 1999 - Evansville, Vanderburg County, Indiana
buried: Oak Hill Cemetery Masoleum - Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana

Child of Helen Virginia Sample Bell and Roy Frederick Bell:

13.2.1. Harriet Anne Bell
husband: Clayton Leroy Anderson

 

14. Tegelutes Sample
born: 21 August 1877 - Hamblen County, Tennessee
died: 17 August 1938 - Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
buried: Dover Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Morristown, Hamblen County, Tennessee

15. Cicero Tullius Sample
born: 26 August 1879 - Hamblen County, Tennessee
died: 9 November 1956 - Knox County, Tennessee
buried: Mays Chapel - Knox County, Tennessee
married: 12 February 1902 - Loland, Tennessee
wife: Josie Olive Owen
born: 31 January 1880
died: 26 October 1959
buried: Mays Chapel - Knox County, Tennessee




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