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 Sampson Connell Sr.

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Sampson Connell Sr.

Birth
Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Death 28 Jul 1847 (aged 59)
Brenham, Washington County, Texas, USA
Burial Independence, Washington County, Texas, USA
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Memorial ID 48042752 View Source
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Sampson was the son of Giles and Elizabeth Gibbs Connell, and when he turned 23 years of age he married Millie Cook (Daughter of David Cook,) she was born on the 4th of July, 1790, in Tennessee.

It is said that Mr. Connell fought in the Battle of New Orleans, then in 1834,he moved his family to Texas. Mrs Connell died in Brenham, Washington County, on August 14, 1834. Sampson Connell fought at the Battle of San Jacinto and his son, David, was detailed with the baggage and sick at the encampment at Harrisburg. Both Connell's were members of Captain Jesse Billingsley's Company,and both received land from the Republic of Texas.

Mr. Sampson Connell died on July 28, 1847, in Washington County, and an article written about one of his descendants, revealed he was buried in the Old Independence Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Smilydino
  • Added: 12 Feb 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 48042752
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/48042752/sampson-connell : accessed ), memorial page for Sampson Connell Sr. (18 Sep 1787–28 Jul 1847), Find a Grave Memorial ID 48042752, citing Old Independence Cemetery, Independence, Washington County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Smilydino (contributor 47098476) .