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Samuel B. KINGSTON
Born: 14 Jan 1823 in Tazewell Co, Illinois
Died: 8 Jan 1863 in Illinois
Buried: in Oakwood Cemetery, Metamora, Woodford, Illinois

Samuel's Notes:
1850 CENSUS, District 56, Woodford, Co, IL: 27 years, born IL, carpenter. Living with parents and 8 siblings.
1860 CENSUS, Panola, Woodford, IL: 38 years, born IL, farmer, $2,000, $300. Living with wife, Nancy J. and 4 children (Emma J., George, Susan, Virginia).

Samuel is buried in the family plot with his parents.

Illinois Public Land Purchase Records, Ancestry.com: Samuel B. Kingston--FD, lot 1 NW, sec 7, 27N, 2E, 3rd meridian, 80.20 Acres, price 0, 6 May 1853, reside 0, volume 230, page 20. Warrant No. 350504.

From P. Swanson: "KINGSTON, Samuel B.: Believed living in Panola or Greene Twps in 1853 when he bought a 'lot' in the NW 1/4 of Section 7, Panola Twp. He was no doubt a relative of George KINGSTON, Sr. and George W. KINGSTON, Jr."

Samuel married
Nancy J. STOKEN about 1850 in Woodford Co, IL
Born: 1818/1819 in Ohio
Died: after 1888

Nancy 's Notes:
1860 CENSUS, Panola, Woodford, IL: 42 years, born OH. Living with spouse, Samuel B. KINGSTON, and 4 children.
1865 CENSUS, Panola, Woodford, IL: "N. KINGSTON", 2 males under 10; 1 male 10-20; 1 female under 10; 2 females 10-20; 1 female 40-50; livestock valued at $600; pupils, 4.
1870 CENSUS, Panola, Woodford, IL: 51 years, born OH, married in Feb. Living with spouse, John KINGSTON, and 3 children.
1880 CENSUS, Pontiac. Livingston Co, IL: Nancy KINGSTON, 60 years, born IL, father born IN, mother born OH, widow. Living with daughter, Nettie, grandson Walter KINGSTON (2 years, born IL, father born IN, mother born IL), and son, William. (Is this our Nancy?)

Nancy was living in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, on 29 Dec 1888.

Surname from marriage record of Nicholas SALTSMAN and Susie E. S. SMITH, 21 Oct 1881, Paxton, Ford, Illinois. (Susie's parents are listed as Samuel KINGSTON and Nancy STOKEN.)

Samuel and Nancy had the following children:

  1. Emma J. KINGSTON
    Born: 1849 in Illinois
    Died: after 1860
    Emma's Notes:
    1860 CENSUS, Panola, Woodford, IL: 11 years, born IL. Living with parents and 3 siblings. (Is her birth date correct? Emma is not mentioned in her grandfather's Will, so she may have died before 1888.)
  2. George W. KINGSTON
  3. Susan E. KINGSTON
  4. Virginia KINGSTON
    Born: 1857 in Illinois
    Died: before 1888
    Virginia's Notes:
    1860 CENSUS, Panola, Woodford, IL: 3 years, born IL. Living with parents and 3 siblings.

    Virginia is not mentioned in her grandfather's Will, so she may have died before 1888.

  5. Annette (Nettie) KINGSTON
  6. Cassius Clay KINGSTON
    Born: 1861 in Illinois
    Died: before 1883
    Cassius' Notes:
    1870 CENSUS, Panola, Woodford, IL: 9 years, born IL, attends school; step-father foreign born. Living with mother, step-father and 2 siblings.

    George KINGSTON's probate records indicate that Cassius has died by 1888.

  7. William Jay KINGSTON
    Born: 1863 in Illinois
    Died: 1880/1886 probably Illinois
    William's Notes:
    1870 CENSUS, Panola, Woodford, IL: 7 years, born IL, attends school; step-father foreign born. Living with mother, step-father and 2 siblings.
    1880 CENSUS, Pontiac, Livingston Co, IL: 15 years, son, born IL. Living with mother, Nancy KINGSTON plus Nettie and Walter.

    George KINGSTON's probate records indicate that William was deceased prior to 30 Apr 1886. He had no wife or children.

Last changed on 13 February 2014