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Sampson, Carlton (Carrolton)

Born: 1809-XX-XX Kentucky

Flourished: 1836-1860 Menard County, Illinois

Sampson lived in Sangamon County, Illinois, as early as 1836. In 1839, he married Delany Clark, and they raised their family in Menard County, where Carlton was a farmer. In 1860, he owned over $2,000 worth of real estate.

Petition of Thomas J. Nance and others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Menard County, 12 November 1839, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Menard County, IL, 184.