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Samuel Lusk
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1750
Death: Mar. 14, 1825

Samuel Lusk was a Revolutionary War Veteran (DAR Ancestor #A072464). He fought alongside his father-in law Davis Whiteside (DAR Ancestor #A124521) at King's Mountain, the turning point of the American Revolution. Whiteside was wounded in the battle and died of those wounds later in the day in Hillsborough, NC en route home.
(Reference Roster of American Patriots at King's Mountain.)

Samuel was the son of Samuel Lusk (1718 - 1771) of Chester, PA and Caroline Agness(?) (last name not verified). Grandparents are William Lusk and Sarah Guinn who are believed to be from Scotland and immigrated to Pennsylvania.

Children -

Davis Lusk
John Houston Lusk
Amos Lusk
Sarah Lusk
Joseph Lusk
Laviscia Lucretia Lusk
Thughah Lusk

Samuel is believed to have followed his brother John Houston Lusk to what is now Amite/Wilkinson County, MS after John first scouted the area by arriving on flatboat on the Mississippi through Natchez when the area was still Spanish territory.

Thanks to Vonnie Cantrell for biographical documentation.
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Whiteside Lusk (1763 - 1852)*
  Amos Lusk (1781 - 1858)*
  John H. Lusk (1785 - 1852)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Nebo Cemetery
Amite County
Mississippi, USA
Maintained by: John Lusk
Originally Created by: Jan J. Shultz
Record added: Jul 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39494250
Samuel Lusk
Added by: Debbie Belk Ellis
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- Jerry Stockton
 Added: Aug. 18, 2014

- Mike & Kay
 Added: May. 28, 2014
Honoring DAR Ancestor #A072464
- Vonnie L Cantrell
 Added: Jan. 8, 2014
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