Samuel Church1

ID#1412, b. about 1815, d. 26 February 1894
Parents: It seems to be commonly accepted among many researchers that Samuel's parents were William Clark Church and Sally Cohen. Read my blog post entitled Henry "Old Hundred" Church for more information about this.

Birth date: about 1815.2 Samuel's age as it appears in the 1870 U.S. Census would suggest that he could also have been born circa 1816.3
Birth place: (West) Virginia.2

Samuel married Sarah Elizabeth Anderson.2

Samuel died on 26 February 1894 at Sycamore, Calhoun County, West Virginia.4

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1820Tyler County, VirginiaBelieved to be included in the household of William Church (his father) as the male age "under 10."
(Official Census Date: 07 August 1820)5
For years 1850 through 1870:  Real estate = land and buildings.
Personal estate = non-land property such as household goods, furnishings, and livestock.
1850Wetzel County, VirginiaSamuel Church, male, age 35, born in Va, a farmer, owned real estate valued at $500, cannot read & write
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1850)2
1860Wetzel County, VirginiaSaml Church, male, age 45, born in Va, a farmer, real estate value $1,800 plus personal property value $100
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1860)1
1870Wetzel County, West VirginiaSamuel Church, male, age 54, born in Virginia, a farmer, real estate value $1,000 and personal property value $200
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1870)3
1880Wetzel County, West VirginiaSaml Church, male, age 65, head, married, born in West Va, a farmer, unable to read or write
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1880)6

Deceased Children of Samuel Church and Sarah Elizabeth Anderson:

Family Line(s):
Church Index
Last Edited Date=2 Aug 2016

Citations

  1. [S247] Samuel Church household, 1860 U.S. Census, Wetzel County, Virginia, page 9, National Archives micropublication M653_1384.
  2. [S254] Saml. Church household, 1850 U.S. Census, Wetzel County, Virginia, the 64th District, page 21B, National Archives micropublication M432_981.
  3. [S1231] Samuel Church household, 1870 U.S. Census, Wetzel County, West Virginia, Church Township, Burton Post Office, page 40, National Archives micropublication M593_1701.
  4. [S573] Samuel Church, Wetzel County Register of Deaths, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 808278_00299.jpg.
  5. [S2192] William Church household, 1820 U.S. Census, Tyler County, Virginia, page 82, National Archives micropublication M33_140.
  6. [S845] Samuel Church household, 1880 U.S. Census, Wetzel County, West Virginia, Church District, Enumeration District 102, 14B, National Archives micropublication T9_1415.
  7. [S280] Marriage License for William S. Church and Catherine J. Cunningham, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4011511_00257.jpg.
  8. [S912] Henry Church, Certificate of Death, Calhoun County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1953471_0001209.jpg.