|Samuel POINDEXTER was born about 1802 in Kentucky.51 He died in 1873 at the age of 71 in Scott County, Kentucky.51 |
Samuel's first cousin David Poindexter, married to Elizabeth Watts, and their sons also lived in Scott Co. and found in the census records.
1850 Census. Scott Co, KY, Hh 325
Samuel Poindexter, age 48, b. KY
Matilda, age 40 [Matilda Dixon according to the Poindexter book]
Mary A. 21, John ?T. 13, George W. 11, James L. 9, Matilda 5
John T. Graves, age 25, physician
Maria B., age 18 [I suspect Maria is another daughter]
Henry Jenkins, age 82, b. MD
He was listed with 10 slaves on the slave schedule, 1850.
Found at the University of North Carolina Library website: "Digital Library on Amercan Slavery"
Filed, 3 Feb 1852, no recorded result
Petition 20785202, Scott Co KY
Samuel Poindexter hired his slave George to Stephen Lucas and Edward Black for the year 1850 at the rate of $90. Lucas and Black were give him clothing, shoes and pay his tax and promised they would not drive him in weather that would render him unhealthy and regard his health as their own property. Poindexter petitioned for payment of George's hire and his taxes. He also notes that the defendants failed to give said boy a hat, which would be worth 75 cts.
Promissory Note, from Stephen Lucas & E. H. Black to Samuel Poindexter was presented in court.
1860 Census. Scott Co KY, Stamping Grounds P.O., Dist 1, Hh 262
Sam Poindester, age 59, b. KY. Matilda, age 50.
Mary age 33. John, age 23. James 18. Matilda 16.
William, age 34. [possibly a son]
Orlando Graves, age 10. John Graves, age 6. [orphaned children of Maria's?]
1870 Census. Scott Co KY, Stamping Ground, Hh 101
Samuel Poindexter, age 68, b. KY. Matilda, age 58
Mary, age 37.
James, age 28.
Matilda, age 24.
Newton H. age 13 [likely a grandson since he was not with the family in 1860]
Buried Stamping Grounds, Baptist Church Cemetery, Scott Co.