Sophia (Ellis) Samples

Sophia Lee (Ellis) Samples (1893 - 1997)

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Sophia Lee Samples formerly Ellis
Born in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States of Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Braxton, West Virginia, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States of Americamap
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Biography

Charles Patrick Samples and Sophia Leah Ellis Samples in 1921

Sophia Lee Ellis was born on Mar 06, 1893 in Braxton, West Virginia, USA [1] as the third child of David Ellis who was 25 and Nancy McTheny who was 28. She had eight siblings, namely: Charlotte Janey, Thomas Marion, Sarah, Susie Mahala, Dasie, Mary E., Mack Thurman, and Rosa Ann.

When she was 28, she married Charles Patrick Samples, son of Terry Samples and Lina Samples, on Jun 29, 1921 in Braxton, West Virginia, USA. They had six children in 10 years. [2]

  • Charles Patrick Samples Jr. was born on Mar 18, 1922 in West Virginia, USA. He died on May 23, 1999 in Sylacauga, Talladega, Alabama, USA. He married Romane Henderson.
  • GENEVA L "Jean" Samples was born on Nov 25, 1923. She died on Oct 20, 1998 in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA. She married James William Hall on Jun 22, 1942 in Boone, West Virginia, United States.
  • Colleen Pearl Samples was born on Aug 27, 1925 in West Virginia, USA. She died on Oct 28, 1960 in West Virginia, USA.
  • Mary Josephine Samples was born on Jan 12, 1928 in Ira, W.Va. She died on Dec 15, 2012 in Barberton, Summit, Ohio, USA (At Home with her sons by her side).
  • Mansford Dale Samples was born on May 10, 1930 in Clay, West Virginia, USA. He died on Dec 20, 1993 in Stow, Summit, Ohio, USA (Age: 63). He married Margaret Evelyn Mccoy.
  • Janice Belle Samples was born on Jan 22, 1932 in Widen, Clay, West Virginia, USA. She died on Dec 28, 2015 in the home of her daughter Mel Lambert at age 83 Grant, Marshall, Alabama, USA. She married Floyd Wilburn Gilbert on Jul 22, 1948 in Elizabeth City, Pasquotnak, North Carolinia USA.


Sophia Lee Ellis lived in Otter, Braxton, West Virginia, USA from birth to 1820.[3] [4] [5] She lived in Buffalo, Clay, West Virginia, USA in 1930. [6]. She lived in Rural, Kanawha, West Virginia between 1935 - 1940. [7]

She died on Apr 20, 1997 in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA at Age: 104. She was buried on Apr 22, 1997 in Cunningham Memorial Park Cemetery, St Albans, Kanawha Co., West Virginia, USA . [8] Her obituary was published in the Charlseton Newspaper on Nov 01, 2003 in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA and reads as follows:

Obituary:

Sophia L. Samples, 104, of South Charleston died April 20, 1997, at home after a short illness. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Surviving: daughter, Jean Kidd of South Charleston, Mary Michaels of Ohio, Janice Reed of Alabama; son, Charles P. Samples of Alabama; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston, with the Rev. Dennis Barnham officiating. Burial will be in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Charles Patrick Samples and Sophia Lee Ellis had the following children:

  • Charles Patrick Samples Jr. was born on Mar 18, 1922 in West Virginia, USA. He died on May 23, 1999 in Sylacauga, Talladega, Alabama, USA. He married Romane Henderson.
  • GENEVA L "Jean" Samples was born on Nov 25, 1923. She died on Oct 20, 1998 in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, USA. She married James William Hall on Jun 22, 1942 in Boone, West Virginia, United States.
  • Colleen Pearl Samples was born on Aug 27, 1925 in West Virginia, USA. She died on Oct 28, 1960 in West Virginia, USA.
  • Mary Josephine Samples was born on Jan 12, 1928 in Ira, W.Va. She died on Dec 15, 2012 in Barberton, Summit, Ohio, USA (At Home with her sons by her side).
  • Mansford Dale Samples was born on May 10, 1930 in Clay, West Virginia, USA. He died on Dec 20, 1993 in Stow, Summit, Ohio, USA (Age: 63). He married Margaret Evelyn Mccoy.
  • Janice Belle Samples was born on Jan 22, 1932 in Widen, Clay, West Virginia, USA. She died on Dec 28, 2015 in the home of her daughter Mel Lambert at age 83 Grant, Marshall, Alabama, USA. She married Floyd Wilburn Gilbert on Jul 22, 1948 in Elizabeth City, Pasquotnak, North Carolinia USA.

Sources

  1. "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VRXL-115 : accessed 6 December 2015), Sophia Leah Ellis, 06 Mar 1893; citing Gassaway, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 1,992,465.
  2. "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FRF3-RTL : accessed 6 December 2015), Charles Patrick Samples and Sophia Ellis, 29 Jun 1921; citing Braxton Co., West Virginia, 340, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 573,811.
  3. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9C8-XK2 : accessed 6 December 2015), Sophia L Ellis in household of David Ellis, Otter district (south side, excl. Sutton town), Braxton, West Virginia, United States; citing sheet 14A, family 229, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,756.
  4. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MPN7-147 : accessed 6 December 2015), Sophie Ellis in household of David Ellis, Otter, Braxton, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 10, sheet 17A, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,690.
  5. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MNL8-TTF : accessed 6 December 2015), Sophia L Ellis in entry for David Ellis, 1920.
  6. "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XMC2-P55 : accessed 6 December 2015), Sophia Samples in entry for Pat Samples, 1930.
  7. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K7C2-GCL : accessed 6 December 2015), Sofia Samples in household of Charles P Samples, Malden Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 20-107, sheet 14A, family 237, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 4416.
  8. FindaGrave.com Listing: (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10311287): Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson,Record added: Jan 12, 2005,Find A Grave Memorial# 10311287

DNA

  • Paternal and maternal relationships are confirmed by a Total of 39 matching segments > 7 cM = 1,699.7 cM between J. Samples GEDmatch M065598 and her paternal aunt Janice ( Samples) Gilbert GEDmatch T721693
  • Maternal and Paternal relationship is confirmed by a 783.7 cM match between J. Samples GEDMatch ID M065598 and her first cousin Mel Lambert GEDmatch G851301. Also by a 3,586.7 cM match between Janice Samples Gilbert GEDmatch T721693 and daughter Mel Lambert GEDmatch G851301


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Sophia Ellis Samples Age 100
Sophia Ellis Samples Age 100

Charles Patrick Samples and Sophia Leah Ellis Samples
Charles Patrick Samples and Sophia Leah Ellis Samples

Marriage Record for Sophia L Ellis to Charles Patrick Samples
Marriage Record for Sophia L Ellis to Charles Patrick Samples

Sophia Ellis Samples, Thruman Mack Ellis and Unknown Female
Sophia Ellis Samples, Thruman Mack Ellis  and Unknown Female

100's Birthday of Sophia Leah Ellis Samples
100's Birthday of Sophia Leah Ellis Samples

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