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Sampson Reunion in Laneburg, August 1924 by BARBARA SAMPSON ELLENBURG (baellenburg@yahoo.com) on 2011-11-15 1:41 p.m.

Pearson Sampson and son would have been my grandfather and my dad, Carroll Franklin "Bobby" Sampson (2-22-23)


Sampson Reunion in Laneburg, August 1924 by Terry Sampson (terry.sampson@sbcglobal.net) on 2007-09-05 11:15 a.m.

From photocopy of article in August 28, 1924 issue of the Nevada News:

Article from August 28, 1924, Nevada News:

SAMPSON REUNION -

A reunion of the children and descendants of the late J. H. Sampson was held at the home of Jack J. Sampson at Laneburg, last Sunday at which the following children wer present:

Howell C. Sampson, Mrs. Sarah J. Barksdale, Mrs. N. Caroline Munn, Mrs. Martha A. Neill, Rich T. Sampson, Jack J. Sampson, George Sampson. The combined ages of these seven childrn are 492 years, the eldest being 80 and the youngest 59 years old. This is the first time in forty years that they have been together. One other brother, Frank F. Sampson, resides at Chickasha, Okla., but was unable to be with them. the following descendants, eighty-four in number, were present:

Howell C. Sampson, Mrs. Sarah J. Barksdale, Mrs. N. Caroline Munn, Mr. and Mrs. J.W, Neill of Austin, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. Rich T. Sampson and five children; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sampson and daughter; Mr. and Mrs. George Sampson; Mrs. John O'Hollarend and son; Mr. and Mrs. Andy Barr and three children; Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Barksdale and two children; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Barksdale and son; Mr. and Mrs. A.V. Merryman of Austin, Tex., and two children; Mr. Jeff Sampson and two children; Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Sampson and two children; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Eatland and six children; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Rhodes and daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Daniell and five children; Mr. and Mrs. Hilman Steed and two children; Pierson Sampson and son; Mr. and Mrs. Cicero Cook and four children; Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Dade and son; ... [last name(s) illegible].

      Article amendment by Terry Sampson (zei@worldnet.att.net) on 2007-09-09 11:46 a.m.

Beginning with:

"...Mr. and Mrs. Cicero Cook and four children; Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Dade (T.S. Note: or Dale) and son; M... Bluford Barksdale; ... Coy and Calvin Triplett of Emmerson, Arkansas."

A real old-fashioned basket picnic dinner was spread and a sumptous feast enjoyed.

            Sampson Reunion in Laneburg, August 1924 by Terry Sampson (terry.sampson@sbcglobal.net) on 2011-12-05 3:57 p.m.

Thanks, Barbara. FYI, our connection is through Pearson's uncle, Francis "Frank" Frederick Sampson, who was living in Chickasha, Oklahoma, at the time of the reunion and did not attend.


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