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Sams/Samms Loudon co VA
Posted by: Vicki Rice (ID *****7303) Date: June 14, 2005 at 14:04:37
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I found these on a website for Lumms of the Mid-Atlantic Seaboard, and they were listed as possible misspellings for Lum(s) or Lumm(s). That theory could also work in reverse for some of us researchers :)

The following are names appearing in Loudoun Tithables for 1749-1786 (a 3-volume set):

1765 John Semms p 142
1767 Edward Sams p 195
1769 Edwd Samms p 333
1770 Edwd Sams near Joshua Gore & Joseph Clowes p 526
1771 Edward Sams near Richard Thatcher, Nicholas Osborne & Joshua Gore p 546
1772 John Simms & John Simms Jr. near Joseph Gore, Nicholas Osborne & Richard Thatcher p 607
1772 Elias Sams
1774 Edward Samms near Nicholas Osborn p 712


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