Person:Sampson Archer (1)

Lt. Sampson Archer
m. Bef. 1704
  1. Ann ArcherAbt 1704 - Bef 1810
  2. Lt. Sampson ArcherAbt 1705 - 1791
  3. John ArcherABT 1710 - aft 1780
  4. Elizabeth ArcherABT 1722 - Aft 1780
  5. Elizabeth Ann 'Betsy' Archer1725 -
m. abt. 1740
  1. John ArcherBEF 1743 - ABT 1820
  2. Sampson Archerabt 1744 - 1784
  3. Joshua ArcherBEF 1745 - 1800
  4. Robert ArcherBEF 1747 -
  5. Dorcas Archer1749 -
Facts and Events
Name Lt. Sampson Archer
Gender Male
Alt Birth? BEF 1700 Strabane, County Tyrone, IrelandSecondary date: 31 DEC 1699
Birth? Abt. 1705 County Tyrone, Ireland
Emigration? 1737 IrelandSecondary date: 1 JUL 1737
Marriage abt. 1740 to Rebeckah Thompson
Other? 20 MAY 1752 Augusta Co., VA USAClear Road Misc
Other? 22 MAY 1755 Augusta Co., VA USARoad
Other? SEP 1758 VA USAPayments Secondary date: 15 SEP 1758 Misc
Other? 1 JUN 1762 PA USA83.74 acres Deed
Other? 28 MAR 1769 Staunton, Augusta Co., VA USAOverseer of Roads Misc
Other? BEF 1 JAN 1778 Greenbrier Co., VA USA90 acres Secondary date: 31 DEC 1777 Deed
Other? NOV 1780 Greenbrier Co., VA USAJuror
Other? ABT 1783 VA USASoldier, Civil Service Secondary date: 1 JUL 1783 Rev War
Other? 13 JUN 1783 Greenbrier Co., VA USAPetition for Law Repeal Misc
Other? 31 MAR 1786 Greenbrier Co., VA USA100 Acres Deed
Death? 1791 Greenbrier County, Virginia
Burial? 1791 Armstrong grave yard ca. 10 miles from Lewisburg, W. VA. USASecondary date: 1 JUL 1791
Alt Death? 26 APR 1791 Greenbrier Co., WV USA
Other? Military

Sampson Archer was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records of Sampson Archer in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley's:

  • Vol. 2 - Muster List of 1742: No. 1 - Captain John Smith's List: John Smith, Captain; John Moffet, Lieutenant; William Anderson, Ensign; Daniel Daniston, Sergeant; Sam Hogshead, John Hogshead, Will Hogshead, Dan. McAnear, Math. Edmeston, John Finley, Walter Trimble, John Francis, Robert Ralston, John Young, Alex. Blair, Alex. Craig, Thomas Gillespy, And. Erwine, Benj. Erwine, John Erwine, Edw. Erwine, John Trimble, James Trimble, Rob. Moffett, James Wright, Rob. King, Jam. Armstrong, John Pattison, Jas. Lesley, Felix Kanady, Thomas Gordon, And. Mitchell, Jas. Robertson, Gabrl. Pickins, Rob. Leeper, Sam. Moore, John Miller, James Miller, Patr. Quine, Mat. Armstrong, John Ramsey, Dan. Daniston, Sam Northward, Rob. Renick, John Archer, Sampn. Archer, Jam.'s Sayers, Thos. McCulough, George Anderson, John Anderson, Rob. Poage, Rob. Patterson, Jas. Craford, Will Baskins.
  • Page 414.--20th May, 1752. Improvements on John Hogshead's plantation. £40, by Simpson (s/b Sampson) and John Archer. 21st May, 1752, John Gray's appraisement by Danl. Lyle, William Caruthers, Archd. Alexander.
  • Vol. 2 - Pages 196.--John Mathews and Sampson Archer elected Wardens. Glebe buildings reported unsatisfactory--suit to be brought. Robert Breckinridge chosen Vestryman, vice John Mathews, deceased.
  • Page 181.--23d February, 1757. John Hogshead's appraisement, by John Archer, Sampson Archer, Thomas Armstrong.
  • Page 227.--21st March, 1757. Marks Miller's appraisement, by Sampson Archer, John Cravins, John Hinton.
  • Vol. 2 - Page 239.--16th May, 1759; John Love, orphan, bound to Sampson Archer.
  1.   Lawrence-Archer, Capt. J.H. An Inquiry into the Origin of the Family of Archer in Kilkenny, pg. 41.

    Sampson Archer, born in County Tyrone, Ireland, married Rebeckah Thompson, a sister of General William Thompson of Pennsylvania. About 1740, after a stop in Pennsylvania, Sampson Archer bought several tracts of land in Augusta County, Virginia. Colonial Records state his home was near Gilmore's Spring, now Gilmore's Mills, in Rockbridge County, near the confluence of Cedar Creek and James River.