m. June 1761
Facts and Events
1771 - 1847
Birth 21 Oct 1771 , Botetourt, Virginia Gender Male Died Aug 1847 , Jackson, Alabama
Father John Summers, b. Abt 1733, , , Virginia , d. 27 Mar 1806, , Barren, Kentucky Mother Isabella Todd, b. 1733, Armagh, Ireland , d. Abt 1818, , Barren, Kentucky Relationship birth Married Jun 1761 Augusta County, Virginia
Family Nancy Middleton, b. 25 Sep 1777, , Clark, Kentucky , d. 23 Aug 1843, , Jackson, Alabama Married 12 Aug 1793 , Clark, Kentucky  Notes MARRIAGE BONDS CLARK COUNTY, KENTUCKY
Sealed & delivered )S/Samuel Summer s /Seal/ in presents of ) S/Jn o H. Middleton /Seal/ D. Bullock
Note: The Bond Record shows bride's name as Nancy Summers, whereas itshould have shown Nanc y Middleton. Marriage record confirms NancyMiddleton married Samuel Summers 12 Aug 1793.
Children 1. John Summers, b. 15 Jun 1794, , Clark, Kentucky , d. 1802, , Barren, Kentucky
2. Sarah Summers, b. 10 Jul 1796, , Clark, Kentucky 3. James Summers, b. 08 Sep 1798, , Clark, Kentucky 4. Matthew Summers, b. 11 Dec 1800, , Barren, Kentucky , d. 2 Nov 1858, , Dekalb, Alabama 5. Mary Summers, b. 22 Feb 1805, , Barren, Kentucky 6. Robert Summers, b. 30 Mar 1807, , Barren, Kentucky , d. 02 Nov 1888, Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas 7. William Summers, b. 30 May 1809, , Barren, Kentucky 8. Price M. Summers, b. 21 Oct 1811, , Barren, Kentucky , d. Aft 1855, , Jackson, Alabama 9. Samuel P. Summers, b. 27 Apr 1815, , Warren, Tennessee , d. 1884, , Carroll, Arkansas 10. Thomas Middleton Summers, b. 08 Dec 1815, , Warren, Tennessee , d. 07 Dec 1888, , Carroll, Arkansas 11. Henry B. Summers, b. 25 Jun 1820, , Jackson, Alabama , d. 15 Aug 1821, , Jackson, Alabama
Family ID F4796 Group Sheet
SOURCE: Marriage Bonds, Clark County Kentucky - Marriage Bond SamuelSummers and Nancy M iddleton daughter of John H. Middleton issued10 July 1793; Surety John H. Middleton.
SOURCE: Marriage Register - Marriage Book 1-W Page 2, Clark County,Kentucky. Samuel summer s and Nancy Middleton, date of marriage:August 12 1793 - By Whom Married: Robert Elkins.
COMMENT: Samuel Summers is the son of John Summers (Sr.) and IsabellaTodd Young Summers - h is name is in the Will of John Summers (Sr.)
SOURCE: Will Book No. 1 - Will dated 11 March 1806, Barren County,Kentucky, pg. 57 April Co unty Court.
SOURCE: Date of Death for Samuel Summers in Mt. Glead PrimitiveBaptist Church Minute Boo k - Transcribed by Elizabeth Woodall in the1950's. She recorded - Samuel Summers died in Au gust 1847.
1799 - Samuel Summers 200 acres second rate land .on the East Fork ofthe Big Barre n borders Bushong.
SOURCE: Book - Abstracts of Green County Land Entries, by R.N. Smithand Laura Lee Butler. Land Entry No. 1099.
1800 - Samuel Summers included on Tax Roll - Barren County, Kentucky
SOURCE: 1800 Tax Roll Barren County, Kentucky
1801 - Barren County Kentucky Tax List - Summers, Samuel 200 Acres onWater Course East Fork .
1804 - Barren County Kentucky Tax List - Summers Samuel 200 Acres onPeters Creek; Surveyed : Middleton.
SOURCE: Barren County, Kentucky Court Order BK 1 1799 - 1802 SamuelSummers 200 ac as p. entry filed & Or. Cert.
1798 - 1809 Mill Creek (Old Mulkey) Baptist Church also known as theOld Mulkey Meeting Hous e located in Monroe County Kentucky lists thename of Samuel Sumers, along with other famil y members.
SOURCE: Doug Moore http://www.public.asu.edu/~moore . Also a bookentitled "Old Mulkey - A Pioneer Plea for the Ancient Order" by Loy R. Milam-----------PO Box 81, Tompkinsville, KY 42167. (Internet Information obtained 20 October2000)
1815 - Warren County, Tennesee Samuel is witness to a deed.
SOURCE: Warren County, Tennessee Deed Book C, p. 4, October28 1815,(witness to a Deed)
1819 - Samuel Summers sells to George W. Hively of Bedford Co., TNfor $400, 100 acres on Ba rren Forks of Collins River.."including theplantation whereon the Said Samuel Summers now l ives.".
SOURCE: Warren County, TN Deed Book B, p. 604 5 October 1819
COMMENT: It is possible Samuel moved to Crow Creek in Jackson County,Alabama, shortly after he sold the land in Warren County, TN. Jackson County,Alabama, became a county December 1819. Prior to this it had been Indian Land withsquatters on it. Per Patty Woodall.
COMMENT: The Summers farm was on the Jackson Co., Alabama andFranklin Co., Tennessee state line. Therefore, many of the records such as census,are reported in TN for some years and in AL for some years. Research in both areas isrequired even though the family was living at or near the same location. Per Dave Rayburn
1821 - Samuel Summers was a delegate from the Mt. Gilead PrimitiveBaptist Church to the Nov ember Annual meeting of the PrimitiveBaptist Church in the Mud Creek Association in 1821. H e was aModerator (preacher) in that church.
SOURCE: The Stevenson Story by Elizabeth Woodall pg. 282 - Also, pg.180 Elizabeth Woodall s tates Samuel Summers lived in Crow Creek,before 1850.
1833 - Samuel Summers was living in Jackson County, Alabama on 13February 1833. Samuel tes tified on behalf of his brother John insupport of John's application for Revolutionary War P ension. "WeStephen Donathan a clergyman residing in Jackson County, Alabama, andSamuel Sum mers of the same (Jackson County) hereby certify."
SOURCE: John Summers (Jr) Revolutionary War Pension Application . National Archives Record File #24515.
CENSUS: 1840 Franklin County, Tennessee, Crow Creek Mountains, MF -704 Roll 523 PG 70:
Saml (Samuel) Summers - 2310200001000 / 0200100100000 Males age 70-80-1 20-30-2 10-15-1 5-10-3 Under- 5-2 Females 50-60-1 20-30-1 5-10-2 Total = 13
NOTES and COMMENTS by E.D. Rayburn: Note 1: Samuel and Nancy (Middleton) Summers were apparently livingin same house- Hold with another family who had small children. Probably family ofson or son-in-law living in the house. There are two males age 20-30, one of whichappears to be married to the age 20-30 female. The other 20-30 male is believed tobe Thomas Matthew Summers who did not marry until 1845. Also, census taker showsSamuel's age as 70-80. Records indicate that Samuel would have been 69 and possibly somemonths when the 1840 census was taken.
Note 2: Listed, as living in the house next door to Samuel Summers wasMrs. Middleton Age 20-30. This Middleton has been identified by Patty Woodall asMargaret Jane Taylor Middleton, widow of Thomas Middleton son of Greenberry Middleton. Shehas 4 child- ren listed; 2 males age 10-15 and 2 females age 10-15 and two femaleslaves 1 under 10 And one 10-24.
By: E.D. Rayburn 4240 Lost Creek Blvd, Aledo, Texas 76008
Information also provided by: Patty Woodall Crow Creek, Alabama
February 13, 2001