SAMPLES - Rebecca Sample was born about 1848 in Bath County, Kentucky, the daughter of Stephen G. Sample, born about 1826
in Russell County, Virginia and Louisa M. CECIL, also born in Virginia.
Stephen was the son of James Sample, whose
parents were William Sample, born around 1770 in Prince Edward County Virginia and Nancy WILSON. Stephen's mother was Celia
FULLER, the daughter of Stephen Fuller of Caswell Co., N.C. and his wife Mary Forean. This makes Stephen a descendant of Henry
Fuller and Catherine SALLING.
As we noted, Stephen was Rebecca's father; Louisa M. Cecil was her mother. Louisa
was the daughter of Samuel CECIL, born around 1791 in Tazewell, County, Virginia, and his wife Rebecca SMITH. The Cecil family
was well-known in the Tazewell area and more about them can be found on the Rootsweb site for Tazewell County. The family
originally came from Maryland.
STANLEYS - Sarah E. Stanley was born about 1834 in Franklin County, Virginia. Her parents were Moses Stanley, born 1800 Virginia,
and Ellender LOWE, born 1803 Virginia. Sarah married Peter H. ALLEY, born 1826, in Pike County, Kentucky.
Moses Stanley, father of Sarah, was the son of William Stanley and Nancy MULLINS. William was the son of a William Stanley
and Judy, and Nancy was the daughter of William Mullins and Elizabeth.
NELLIE - Ellender "Nellie" Lowe,
Sarah's mother, was the daughter of James Aaron Lowe, b. 1774, Va. and Sarah FRAZIER, born 1776, Virginia. James Aaron was
the son of Samuel (Noe)(Lowe), b. 1750 and Mary DENNIS. I am inclined to think that Sarah's father was Micajah Frazier, an
early Kentucky pioneer, but I am aware that there is one researcher who believes it to be James Frazier.
STEELES - Margaret M. Steele, wife of William P. WALKER, was born about 1839 in Tazewell County, Virginia. Margaret was the
daughter of David Steele, born about 1795 in Wythe County, Virginia, and Martha PEERY, born 1799.
DAVID - his parents
were Robert Steel, born about 1750, probably in the New River Valley area of Virginia, and Rebecca OURY, born about 1787 in
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, his second wife. Robert was the son of Reuben Steel and Hannah CROCKETT, and the grandson
of Alexander Steel and Hannah KING. Rebecca was the daughter of Wendel Oury and Katherine Peterpenner.
MARTHA - Martha,
Margaret's mother, was the daughter of John Peery, b. 1762, and Deborah KIDD, b. 1770. The Peery family were long time residents
of Tazewell County Virginia and more about them appears under the heading Peerys.
WILLIAMSONS - Rebecca and Elizabeth Williamson were sisters, born around the early 1800's. Their father, Benjamin Williamson
came from Virginia to settle in the Tug River region along the Kentucky-West Virginia border. Benjamin's parents were Alden
Williamson (b. about 1750, in Virginia, and Isabel THOMPSON, b. around 1756 in Virginia.
Benjamin married Lucretia
SCOTT, born around 1777 in Pike County. Lucretia's parents are believed to be William Scott and Lucretia JAMES.
daughter Rebecca married Paul ALLEY, born around 1798 in Virginia. Elizabeth married Silas OOTON/(W)ooten?
Useful Links for Families on this Page
Sherry's Taylor Family (enjoy the music!)
Tim Williamson's Site with Alden Williamson descendants