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257. Samuel POINDEXTER149,231,232,240 was born on 12 May 1799 in Jessamine County, Kentucky.83,241 He died on 10 September 1875 at the age of 76 in Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky.83,241

Grave marker states date of birth as 17 Apr 1794

Logan Co Deed Book F:
p.47 18 Sep 1817 James Owens of Warren Co to John and Samuel Poindexter of Logan Co ...$1200 ..Lott 33 and 41 except parts previously sold
p.338 10 Jul 1818 Samuel W. Linebaugh to John & Saml Poindexter $300 ....Lot in Robert Lathams addition to Russellville #96
Deed Book G:
p.50 26 Jan 1819 Spencer Curd to John & Samuel Poindexter all of Russellville ..$676 ...lots in Hubbard Sanders addition Nos. 37, 38, 39, & 40.
Deed Book G:
p.498 21 Oct 1819 John and Samuel Poindexter sell to John Sanders for $300 ..lot #59 in Robert Latham's Addition.
Deed Book H:
p.418 26 Aug 1820. Samuel Poindexter was one of the Trustees of the Town of Russellville. [Found in deed of Trustees to Cardwell Breathitt - 4 lots in Sanders Addition]
Deed Book I/J: p.51 8 Mar 1821. Samuel did not act as Trustee in purchase of Lot #22 for $102 in Landers Addition - this was a joint purchase with twin brother John.
Deed Book I/J, p.172 5 May 1821 John & Samuel sold the lots #33 & 41 for $820. See Deed Book F, 18 Sep 1817.
Deed Book M, p.104. November 1823, Samuel is still a Trustee of Russellville
Deed Book N, p.14. 13 Nov 1824. Samuel & John Poindexter, carriage makers sold to Morgan A. Heard one 4-wheel carriage for $450 solely for the use and benefit of Mary Edwards Heard, wife of Daniel M. Heard. On 8 May 1824, Morgan A. Heard had purchased a horse, carriage, and large library of books from Major A. Price.

Deed Book U, p.29 29 Sep 1835 Deed of Mortgage between Samuel Poindexter & Peter Poindexter. Lots in Hubbard Saunders Addition. Signed: Sam Poindexter. Rec. 7 Oct 1835
[This would seem to be Peter Poindexter, father of the twins Samuel & John Poindexter, partners in many businesses in Russellville, Logan Co KY]


25 Dec 1832 - Baptized in First Baptist Church, Russellville

Logan Co DB W:
p.106 25 Dec 1838. Samuel Poindexter of Russellville of 1st part and Samuel Poindexter & William E. Curd as trustees for use and benefit of Mrs. Nancy Curd, widow of Major John Curd, dec'd. Slave. [Nancy was Samuel's mother-in-law]
Logan Co DB X:
p.207 $250 paid by Samuel Poindexter to Richard Curd. All right in title in slaves: Jack, Albert, Patty & her children Thaddeus, Andrew, Monroe, Edmund & George. Slaves in a deed of Trust from sd Samuel Poindexter to Saml Poindexter & William E. Curd as Trustees for use & benefit of Mrs. Nancy Curd, widow of Major John Curd Dec'd. Dated 25 Dec 1838. Rec. in DB W, p.106-107. signed: Richard Curd. Ack & rec. 19 Nov 1840.
Logan Co DB X:
p.208 12 Feb 1840. Richard Curd & Eliza M. his wife to Samuel Poindexter & Jesse Poindexter. $100. Tract on Wolf Lick fork of Muddy R. 380 acres. Double corner to survey in name of Hezekiah Brown & corner to survey in the name of William Balch; also to the survey known by the Long ____ tract. Corner to survey made in the name of William Duncan. Line of F. Connor. This deed embraces land patented to R. Curd 21 Jun 1828 and the land conveyed to sd Curd by Hiero T. Wilson & Francis R. Browning on 1 Jan 1829, DB P, p.286-7. Signed: Richard Curd, Elizabeth Curd. Ack & relinq & rec. 17 Nov 1840.

In the 1850 Census both John and Samuel gave their age as 55 which would indicate a birth year of 1795 rather than 1799 as in the Poindexter book.

1860 Census, Logan Co, District 1, Hh 916
Samuel Poindexter, age 66, b. KY. Elizabeth, age 59, b. KY
Samuel age 24, Martha 20, and William age 7 months.

Grave Marker gives date of death as 30/31 Sep 1875. "Col. Samuel Poindexter".

Samuel POINDEXTER and Elizabeth "Betsey" CURD were married on 7 August 1821 in Logan County, Kentucky.51 Elizabeth "Betsey" CURD, daughter of John CURD and Ann Williams "Nancy" CURD, was born on 6 February 1802 in Kentucky.241,242,243 She died on 13 October 1866 at the age of 64 in Logan County, Kentucky.241

Samuel POINDEXTER and Elizabeth "Betsey" CURD had the following children:

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i.

Lucy Ann B. POINDEXTER244 was born on 19 August 1822. She died on 18 December 1846 at the age of 24.

Lucy is in the PDA database online. It is said she married Henry Roberts 3 Oct 1837 and the marriage is in the Logan Co KY marriage booki.

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ii.

Susan F. POINDEXTER was born on 23 October 1823 in Kentucky.243 She died on 28 December 1852 at the age of 29.

The 1850 Census indicates that Susan was born 1827, but the PDA database gives the earlier date.

Married William C. Cooper 21 Dec 1852 in Logan Co KY [Kentucky Marriages 1851-1900 on Ancestry.com]

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iii.

William S. POINDEXTER was born on 1 February 1830 in Kentucky.243

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iv.

Samuel H. POINDEXTER was born in 1833 in Kentucky.243

Married Martha T. Mason on 5 Oct 1858, Logan Co KY [Kentucky Marriages 1851-1900 on Ancestry.com]

1860 Census, Logan Co, District 1, Hh 916
Samuel Poindexter, age 66, b. KY. Elizabeth, age 59, b. KY
Samuel age 24, Martha 20, and William age 7 months.


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v.

Charles Thomas POINDEXTER was born on 19 August 1836 in Logan County, Kentucky.241 He died on 10 December 1836 at the age of 0 in Logan County, Kentucky.241

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vi.

Richard H. POINDEXTER was born on 21 November 1838 in Logan County, Kentucky.241,243 He died on 15 February 1868 at the age of 29.241

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vii.

John Clayton POINDEXTER was born on 10 January 1841 in Logan County, Kentucky.241 He died on 11 April 1844 at the age of 3 in Logan County, Kentucky.241

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viii.

[Son] POINDEXTER was born on 1 July 1844 in Logan County, Kentucky.241 He died on 10 July 1844 at the age of 0 in Logan County, Kentucky.241