George W. Sams

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George W. Sams

Birthplace: Highland County, Ohio, United States
Death: June 10, 1920 (80)
Page County, Iowa, United States
Place of Burial: Villisca, Montgomery County, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Sams and Lydia Sams
Husband of Almira Sams
Father of James Given Sams and Lona Lavone Dyke
Brother of Anna Sams; Abraham Sams; Sarah Hoggard; Andrew J. Sams; Hester A. Sams and 5 others

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About George W. Sams

George W. Sams, one of the earliest residents of this vicinity, died Thursday evening at his home five miles south of Villisca on the farm where he had lived for 53 years. The funeral was held there Sunday afternoon at the home with Rev. E. S. Menoher, assisted by Rev. G. T. Andrews in charge the service, and burial was in the Villisca Cemetery. George W. Sams, son of George and Lydia Sams, was born in Highland County, Ohio, October 4, 1839 and departed this life, June 10, 1920, at the age of 80 years, 8 months, and 6 days, after an illness of about three months, which he endured with much patience. He was united in marriage to Almyra Beaves, February 2, 1865, in Highland County, Ohio, and moved to Page County, Iowa, with his family in 1867, living on the same farm for 53 years. He leaves to mourn his loss a loving wife; a son J. G. Sams; a daughter, Mrs. T. A. Dyke; and two grandchildren, Vivian and Lyle Dyke, all of Villisca, Iowa; one brother, James Sams of Highland County, Ohio; and numerous other relatives and friends. He died in the Christian faith, having joined the Methodist Class of the North Grove Church about 35 years ago. He was always a regular attendant at church services as long as his strength would permit and has lived true to the faith. He will be remembered as a loving father and husband and a kind, obliging neighbor. Villisca Review, Villisca, Iowa, Friday, June 14, 1920, page 7

Son of George and Lydia (Milburn) Sams. Husband of Almira Beavers. Father of James andLona. George Sams was the brother of Abram Sams who married Martha Beavers, Almira's aunt.

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George W. Sams's Timeline

October 4, 1839
Highland County, Ohio, United States
December 5, 1866
Decatur County, Iowa, United States
March 23, 1877
Page County, Iowa, United States
June 10, 1920
Age 80
Page County, Iowa, United States
Villisca Cemetery, Villisca, Montgomery County, Iowa, United States