Person:Samuel Vance (1)

Samuel Vance, Jr.
m. 1734
  1. Alexander Vanceest 1734 - AFT 1833
  2. Robert Vance1736 - 1818
  3. John Vance1736 - 1823
  4. Joseph Vanceabt 1742 -
  5. Margaret Laughlin Vance1744 - 1832
  6. Elizabeth G. Vanceabt 1748 -
  7. Samuel Vance, Jr.1749 - 1823
m. 08 JAN 1778
  1. Robert Vance1779 -
  2. Samuel Vance, III1784 - 1823
Facts and Events
Name[1] Samuel Vance, Jr.
Alt Name[2] Samuel
Alt Name[4] Col. Samuel Vance
Alt Name[4] Lt. Samuel Vance
Gender Male
Birth[3] 10 Dec 1749 Washington, Virginia, USA
Military? 10 Oct 1774 Battle of Point Pleasant
Marriage 08 JAN 1778 Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USAto Margaret Laughlin
Alt Death? 06 NOV 1814
Death[1] 01 DEC 1823 Abingdon, Washington, Virginia, USA
Alt Death? 1836 Washington County,Virginia
Alt Death[5] 08 Dec 1838

Information on Samuel Vance

  • Samuel Vance Jr., was a Lieutenant at The Battle of Point Pleasant and a Colonel at the Battle of King's Mountain.
Name: Samuel VANCE Jr

Surname: Vance Given Name: Samuel Suffix: Jr Sex: M Birth: 1749 1 Death: 1836 in Washington County,Virginia 1 Burial: Sinking Springs Cemetery, Abingdon, Washington Co., Va. 1

Note: He was taken to court on Sep. 16, 1783 for trespass assault & battery against James Piper. H e was ordered to pay 5 pounds besides 420 pounds of neat tobacco and fifteen shillings attorn ey's fees. Change Date: 13 May 2005 at 13:42:54

Father: SAMUEL VANCE SR. b: 1716 in Ireland Mother: SARAH COLVILLE b: 1715 in Ireland

Marriage 1 Margaret LAUGHLIN b: 1756

Sources: Repository: Name: Tx. State Genealogy Library

Title: Vance Family Association Newsletter Publication: Oct. 1992, Vol. 8, #4 Page: p. 115

  1. 1.0 1.1 OneWorldTree (2). (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA;), Database online.

    Record for Samuel Vance _FOOT:, OneWorldTree (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.), Database online.

  2. Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (2). (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Database online.

    Record for Margaret Laughlin _FOOT: Yates Publishing, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Database online.

  3. International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).
  4. 4.0 4.1 Johnson, E. Polk. A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in Commerce, Industry and Modern Activities. (Chicago; New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1912), Vol. 3. Page 1465.

    Page 1465. Samuel Vance Jr., was a Lieutenant at The Battle of Point Pleasant and a Colonel at the Battle of King's Mountain.

  5. Find A Grave.
  6.   Lewis, Virgil A. History of the Battle of Point Pleasant: fought between white men and Indians at the mouth of the Great Kanawha River (now Point Pleasant, West Virginia), Monday, October 10th, 1774 : the chief event of the Lord Dunmore's War. (Charleston, W. Va: The Tribune Printing Company, 1909), Pages 117-118, 1909.

    A List of Captain Evan Shelby’s Company of Volunteers From The Watauga Valley in The Fincastle County Battalion.


    Evan Shelby, Captain - Assumed chief command on the field of battle after Colonels Lewis, Fleming, and Field had fallen.)
    Isaac Shelby, Lieutenant - (Took command of his father's company, who had assumed command on the field.)
    James Robertson, Sergeant
    Valentine Levier (Sevier), Sergeant

    James Shelby, John Sawyer, John Findley (Finley), Henry Shaw (Span), Daniel Mungle (Mongle), Frederick Mungle, John Williams, John Carmack (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Andrew Terrence (Torrence), George Brooks, Isaac Newland, George Ruddle (Riddle), Emanuel Shoatt, Abram Bogard, Arthur Blackburn, Robert Herrill (Handley), George Armstrong, William Casey, Mark Williams, John Stewart (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Conrad Nave, Richard Burck, John Riley, Elijah Robinson (Robertson), Reece Price (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Richard Holliway, Jarrett Williams, Julias Robison, Charles Fielder, Peter Torney (Forney), William Tucker, John Fain, Samuel Vance, Samuel Fain, Samuel Hensley (Handley), Samuel Samples, Benjamin Grayum (Graham), Andrew Goff, Hugh O’Gullion, Barnett O’Gullion, Patrick St. Lawrence, Joseph Hughey (James Hughey), John Bradley, Bazaleel Maxwell.

    -Total 49-
    The Adversary was Chief Hokoleskwa Cornstalk