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John William Sams
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1868
Death: Jan. 9, 1926
Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA

S/O Drury Edwin Sams and Laura Radcliff Sams
My great-grandfather.


WELL KNOWN LOCAL MAN DIED AT SISTER'S HOME HERE YESTERDAY

John William Sams, aged 58 years, died yesterday noon at the home of his sister, Mrs. Anna Moore, 809 Lynn Street, following an illness due to complications.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary E Sams, of South Side and five daughters, Mrs. Della Rose, of Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Fannie Friend, of Akron, Ohio; Mrs. Stella Lockhart, of Akron; Mrs. Oma Caplinger, New England, W. Va.; Miss Freda Sams, of South Side. Four sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Hupp, of South Side, Mrs. Maggie Richardson, city, Mrs. Myrtle Collins, city; brothers, George Sams, of New England; Thomas Sams, of Ravenswood; Charles Sams of Mansfield, Ohio; and Thurman Sams of Belpre, also survive.

SOURCE: Parkersburg News, Parkersburg WV
DATE: 10 Jan 1926 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Drury Edgar Sams (1846 - 1925)
  Laura Elizabeth Radcliff Sams (1847 - 1910)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Ann Markley Blake (1863 - 1914)
  Mary Alice Braham Sams (1868 - 1945)
 
 Children:
  Yomah Sams Caplinger (1892 - 1957)*
  Stella Ethel Sams Lockhart (1893 - 1965)*
  Campsydella Sams Rose (1895 - 1929)*
  Fannie May Sams Friend Hall (1896 - ____)*
  Freda Beulah Sams Congrove (1908 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  John William Sams (1868 - 1926)
  Thomas Jefferson Sams (1870 - 1950)*
  Elizabeth Jeminah Sams Hupp (1870 - 1945)*
  Sarah Magnolia Sams Moore/Lemon (1873 - 1956)*
  George Robert Sams (1878 - 1951)*
  Anna Rebecca Sams Moore (1881 - 1967)*
  Myrtle Belle Sams Collins (1883 - 1933)*
  Charles Cleveland Sams (1885 - 1973)*
  Allen Thurman Sams (1887 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Rest in Peace
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery South
South Parkersburg
Wood County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: T M & M L
Record added: Jul 05, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5591460
John William Sams
Added by: T M & M L
 
John William Sams
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My g-grandfather.
- T M & M L
 Added: May. 24, 2014
Rest in peace Mr. John William Sams.
- RitaCharlene
 Added: Jun. 17, 2006
A family member finally found.
- T M & M L
 Added: Jul. 5, 2001
 
 
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