Samuel Towner Haviland, son of James Akin Haviland and Sarah (Unknown) Haviland, was born on 18 April 1845 in Tompkins County, New York. He appeared on the census of 10 Sep. 1850 in the home of his parents at Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York.
He married Susan Permelia Moss daughter of William Moss and Mary Elizabeth (Gholston) Moss, on 12 March 1876 at Bullock County, Alabama.
He was a machinist when he and Sarah appeared on the census of 2 June 1880 in the home of her parents at Greenwood, Bullock County, Alabama.
Samuel died on 21 April 1911 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Ocean Springs, Jackson County, Mississippi. His memorial has photos and links to those of family members.
↑ "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N7FP-DWL : 8 March 2018), Samuel T Haveland, 21 Apr 1911; citing , Cook, Illinois, United States, source reference cn 8076, record number 83, Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm 1,239,886.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Samuel by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: