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|About Mary Sampson|
Mary Sampson was born about 1727 in Goochland, Virginia and died about 1775 in Goochland, Virginia. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 48 years old.
1727 - 1775
|Marriage|| ||Goochland VA (St James County) || |
|Name: William Maddox,
Marriage Date: 1750,
Marriage Place: St James Northam Parish,Goochland,Virginia
Spouse: Mary Sampson,
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|Census||1/1/1782 ||Township 11 08 VA (Cumberland County) ||7 yrs after death |
|Name: William Maddox
Township: 11 08
Record Type: Continental Census
Database: VA Early Census Index |
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||Great Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar on 9/14/1752.
||The first steam engine is invented by Watt
||Laws in GA prohibiting the importation of slaves are rescinded. Georgia planters were hiring SC slaves for life and even openly purchasing slaves at the dock in Savannah.
||NEWS HEADLINES: On April 18th, Paul Revere makes his famous ride proclaiming "The British are Coming" and the American Revolution War begins. Britain hires 29,000 German mercenaries to handle conflict in North America.
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||James Oglethorpe establishes the Georgia Colony in the new world. The new settlers form friendships with the Creek Indian Nation towns in this area. Georgia is the thirteen English colony to be settled.
||The New York Bar Association is founded in New York City
||Charleston, SC, has become the most affluent and largest city in the South. It is the leading port and trading center for the southern colonies. The population in the Carolinas has exceeded 100,000 with many French Protestant Huguenots. The wealth plantation owners bring private tutors from Ireland and Scotland. Public education does not exist.
||The Cherokee War (1760-61) ends in a treaty that opens the Up County for settlement. The Bounty At of 1761 offers public land tax free for ten years, and settlers from other colonies begin pouring into the Carolina "Up Country".
||Georgia Gazette begins publication. It is the first newspaper in Georgia and the eighth newspaper in the English colonies.
||Britain passes the Stamp Act taxing all colonial newspapers, advertisements, leases, licenses, pamphlets, and legal documents. Later the same year, Britain repeals the Stamp Act in Britain -- but it continues to be enforced on colonists in North America
||Angered by the tea tax of 1767 and the British East India Company's monopoly on tea trade, the independent New England colonial merchants dump the precious cargo overboard into the Boston harbor. This incident is called the Boston Tea Party.
||The First Continental Congress of fifty-five representatives (except from the colony of Georgia) meets in Philadelphia to discuss relations with Britain, the possibility of independence, and the hope of a peaceful solution. King George III scorns the thought of reconciliation and declares the colonies to be in a state of open rebellion.
||On April 18th, Paul Revere makes his famous ride proclaiming "The British are Coming" and the American Revolution War begins. Britain hires 29,000 German mercenaries to handle conflict in North America.
||System of forced labor to build roads in France is devised by Jean Orry
||King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins
||King George's War against North America and Caribbean ends
||Seven Year's War begins
||Jesuits are forced out of France
||Seven Year's War ends; Peace is established in Paris between France, Spain, England and Portugal
||Britain passes the Sugar Act forbids American importation of foreign rum and taxing imported molasses, wine, silk, coffee, and a number of other luxury items.
||Jesuits are forced out of Spanish America
Born on January 11, 1719 and died on April 9, 1800
|The Children of Mary Sampson|
Born somewhere in Virginia about 1750 and died in Hancock County, Georgia about 1807. He was about 57 years old.
He married Jane Thomas.
Andrew Maddox, (1770 Va. - 1827-30 Marion Co., AL) - he married Leah Trammell
Judith "Juda" Andsworth Maddox (1776 Va. - after 1850 Marion Co., AL)