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Robert A. Samples (abt. 1775 - 1857)

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Robert A. Samples
Born about in Irelandmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married in Greenbrier, Virginiamap
Died in Clay, Virginia, USAmap
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Robert came to America and settled in the area of Pomeroy, Ohio. He was 82 years old when he died.


  • "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 9 March 2016), Robert Samples in entry for Jane Samples, 08 Nov 1883; citing Clay County, West Virginia, County Records, Pages 80-81 Line 13, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 567,453.
  • "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 9 March 2016), Robt. Samples and Maryann Walker, 20 Sep 1795; citing , Greenbrier, West Virginia, reference 2:3K3LNCR; FHL microfilm 595,040.

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On August 28, 2014 at 01:23GMT Patricia Thomas wrote:

Samples-129 and Samples-30 appear to represent the same person because: Married to same person, has same child

On August 28, 2014 at 01:20GMT Patricia Thomas wrote:

Samples-97 and Samples-30 appear to represent the same person because: same birth date, married same person

On August 25, 2013 at 01:45GMT Gary Samples wrote:

It appears that Samples-30 and Samples 129 are the same person.

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