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From: scott <>
Subject: Re: [SAMPSON] Leicester Sampsons
Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2000 11:35:14 -0400
david grierson wrote:
> Sorry to say (in the sense that I can't refine your search area) that Sampsons
> appear to have spread far and wide in England by 1800. There are numbers
> everywhere from Yorkshire to Cornwall. There are a large number of William
> Sampsons born 1810-12 according to Family Search data.
> So far as the rag trade goes, my ancestors were in the cotton manufacturing
> business for several generations, eg master framework knitter employing 10 boys
> and 30 women, to quote one record. Sounds as tho' they were exploiters of cheap
> labor by modern standards, but I guess that's the way things were then.
> I have been told that several hundred years ago there was a migration of
> oppressed peoples (Jewish and/or Non-conformist) from Central Europe to England,
> particularly Leicestershire, and that these peoples brought with them certain
> skills in respect of the manufacture of cloth. Because "Sampson" has a Jewish
> ring to it, I wondered whether there was a connection with this migration.
> Whatever, by 200 years ago, my Sampsons were Congregationalists, and by 100
> years ago they had drifted into Anglicanism.
> Cherokelt wrote:
> > Hi David,
> > Thanks for the welcome. I've been thinking about your message and was
> > wondering if this is the only area of England where the Sampson name is
> > located. My William Sampson is said to have been born in England abt 1811
> > but I have no idea where to begin to look for his parents. Until recently I
> > thought he probably immigrated as an adult but now I find a possible sister
> > for him in the same area he was married in (Sangamon Co., Illinois).
> > Also, I'm not sure what you mean by them being strong in the rag trade.
> > Please explain?
> The RootsWeb WorldConnect Project:
> Tens of millions of individuals... and counting.
My name is Tammy Matejka my madien name is SAMPSON
I am looking for my g-grandfather FLOYD SAMPSON. i have no info on him
other than my grandpas name was NORMAN D.SAMPSON FLYOD SAMPSON was married to my
g-grandma MILDRED MCKIDDIE
who was CURTIS before that and SAMPSON first. I dont know her madien name.My
grandpa NORMAN D.SAMPSON was married to my grandma MARGOIRE SAMPSON whos madien
name was SCOTT. my fathers name is LARRY L.SAMPSON my mothers name is CAROL
SAMPSON her madien name is JOHNSON. I would like to know if any one could help me
trace my family tree back as far as i could go. i dont know how to do this so i am
asking for help. thanks for any help i do get.
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