Person:Samuel Summers (2)

Samuel Summers
d.AUG 1847 Jackson, Alabama
m. June 1761
  1. Mary SummersBET 1762 AND 1768 - 1807
  2. William Summers1765 -
  3. Isabelle Summers1770 - 1850
  4. Samuel Summers1771 - 1847
m. 12 AUG 1793
Facts and Events
Name Samuel Summers
Gender Male
Birth? 21 OCT 1771 Botetourt County, Virginia
Alt Birth? 21 OCT 1771
Marriage 12 AUG 1793 Clark, Kentuckyto Nancy Middleton
Death? AUG 1847 Jackson, Alabama

Samuel Summers[1]

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 [2] Notes MARRIAGE BONDS CLARK COUNTY, KENTUCKY

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Know all men by these presents that we Samuel Summers & Jno H.Middleton are held & firmly bo und unto Isaac Shelby Esqr Governor andChief Magistrate of the State of Kentucky in the su m of fifty poundsTo which payment will duly so be made to the said Governor or hissuccessor s we bind ourselves our Heirs Exors & Admrs jointly &severally firmly by these presents seal ed & dated this 10th day ofJuly 1793. The condition of the above obligation is such that, whereas the abovebound Samuel Summers h ath obtained a License to intermarry with NancySummers, if therefore there be no lawful caus e to obstruct the samethen this obligation to be void else remain in full force.

Sealed & delivered )S/Samuel Summer s /Seal/ in presents of ) S/Jn o H. Middleton /Seal/ D. Bullock

Copied from handwritten Bond Record By: E. D. Rayburn Date: 25 June 1996

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

Notes SAMUEL SUMMERS, (John Sr.) born 21 October 1771 in Botetourt County,Virginia; died August 18 47 in Jackson County, Alabama; buried inprobably the Old Baptist Cemetery near the AL/TN lin e, it was onceMt. Gilead Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Jackson County,Alabama. Samue l married NANCY MIDDLETON daughter of John H.Middleton August 12, 1793. Nancy was born 25 S eptember 1777 and died23 August 1843 in Jackson County, Alabama.

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 . 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)

The following is by Patty Woodall: Samuel owned property in Green andBarren County Kentucky. By 1815 Samuel was in Warren County, Tennessee.

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.

CENSUS: U.S. 1830 Jackson County, Alabama - Samuel Summers10212001-00001001

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