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Sampson George Farnsworth
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Birth: Apr. 5, 1810
Woodstock
Windsor County
Vermont, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1884
Waitsburg
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA

Sampson George Farnsworth was born in Woodstock, Vermont to Abijah Farnsworth and Betsy Peck. His father died in 1812 so I would think that he really never knew his father very well because he was so small when he died.
His mother remarried to Allen Carpenter and in his Rev. War Pension, Sampson is mentioned. 1820 Rev.War Pension application for Allen Carpenter, 2nd husband of Betsey Farnsworth (Sampson's mother). Mention's
"his wife's 12 year old son named Sampson Farnsworth."

1850 Census Illinois, Woodford County p.465
Sapson Farnsworth 42 Farmer New York (But believe from other sources he was born in Woodstock....Woodstock Vital Records. Woodstock was part of NY before statehood).
Caroline " 32 " "
Esther " 13 " "
George " 11 " "
Ann " 9 New York
Elijah " 6 Illinois
Eliza " 4 Illinois
Chancey " 1 Illinois
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The Past & Present of Woodford County Illinois p.366 listed following information:
"FARNSWORTH,SAMPSON G.,farmer; Sec.11; P.O. Washburn;Liberal; Democrat; owns 280 acres; value, $14,000; born in Windsor,Vt., April 5, 1810; married Emeline Quackenbush, about 1834; she died Nov. 22, 1876; have seven children living....Esther, born July 10, 1839; George A., born Nov 3, 1840; Ann E., born March 16,1842; Elijah M., born May 10, 1844; Charlotte E, born Nov.25,1846; Chauncey Lafayette, born April 11, 1849; Oliver C., Born Feb . 11, 1866 (note by Eleanor L. Johnson -this is an error as he is in the 1860 Census).
George served three years in the 77th I.V.I.;was in quite a number of battles, and was also a prisoner at Andersonville about six months."
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1880 Census
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Household:

Sampson FARNSWORTH Self M Male W 70 VT Farmer MA MA
Caroline FARNSWORTH Wife M Female W 26 IL Keeping House GER GER
Clarence FARNSWORTH Son S Male W 2 IL VT IL
Clarissa FARNSWORTH Dau S Female W 2 IL VT IL
Mary PHIPPS Other D Female W 39 IL Domestic Servant --- ---
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Source Information:
Census Place Cazenovia, Woodford, Illinois
Family History Library Film 1254262
NA Film Number T9-0262
Page Number 407D
 
 
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 Parents:
  Abijah Farnsworth (1772 - 1812)
  Betsy Peck Farnsworth (1772 - 1844)
 
 Children:
  Clarence Oratio Farnsworth (1877 - 1956)*
  Sampson George Farnsworth (1880 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  Oliver Farnsworth (1796 - 1882)*
  Elijah N. Farnsworth (1797 - 1872)*
  Elizabeth or Betsy Farnsworth Pierce (1802 - 1897)*
  Esther Farnsworth (1803 - 1817)*
  Sampson George Farnsworth (1810 - 1884)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Here is a change for Sampson G His date of death was 2-13-1884. I found his probate records.Flo Moscon
 
Burial:
Waitsburg Cemetery
Waitsburg
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Eleanor L. Johnson
Record added: Apr 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89388480
 

With love to my 2nd great, grand uncle, my 2nd great grandfather's brother.
- Eleanor L. Johnson
 Added: Jul. 26, 2012
 
 
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