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Sampson Smith Frum
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1790
Frederick County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 1863
Morgantown
Monongalia County
West Virginia, USA

Sampson Frum, son of William and Anna Smith Frum, removed from Frederick County, Virginia to Morgantown, (West) Virginia in 1803, along with his family.

Sampson began to purchase land with his savings and by his death in 1862, owned the largest acreage of any single individual in the county. He also owned 360 acres of land in Frederick County, Virginia, of which 200 acres was willed to him by his uncle, Samuel Smith.

Sampson married Elizabeth Ann VanGilder, daughter of Jacob and Anna Margaret K(G)ibler VanGilder on June 11, 1815 in Monongalia County, (West) Virginia.

Mr. Frum's primary intersts were farming and livestock. There was little local market for his products, so he drove his cattle by foot, east to Baltimore, using his farm near Winchester as a place to rest.

Old cemetery records note that Sampson was a veteran of the War of 1812.

Tombstone has a beautiful "tree of life" carved at the top, but the remainder of the stone is now difficult to read.  
 
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 Parents:
  William From (1755 - 1842)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Ann VanGilder Frum (1792 - 1845)
 
 Children:
  Ann Louise Frum Pool (1816 - 1893)*
  Josephus Frum (1819 - 1888)*
  Matilda Frum Fleming (1821 - 1898)*
  Margaret Frum Beall (1825 - 1905)*
  Alpheus Frum (1830 - 1901)*
  Elizabeth Jane Frum Kinsley (1834 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Hobart Frum (1787 - 1868)*
  Sampson Smith Frum (1790 - 1863)
  Elizabeth Frum Corrothers (1791 - 1854)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Frum Cemetery
Monongalia County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Linda Hughes Hiser
Record added: Apr 20, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10819074
Sampson Smith Frum
Added by: Linda Hughes Hiser
 
 
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(Find a grave ID:) Old Frum Cemetery - Additional children and Families not buried here*I. Frum, Sampson Smith (10819074) m. Elizabeth Ann VanGilder 10819095 Children: 1st C: Pool, Ann Louise Frum 10819038 c: Pool, M...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 28, 2013
love always from your great great great great great granddaughter
- Mountaingirl
 Added: Dec. 28, 2011
REST IN PEACE great great great great grandfather.
- Linda Hughes Hiser
 Added: Mar. 1, 2009
 
 
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