I have a Jesse Forkner b. Aug 12, 1798 Surry Co., NC d. Madison Co., IN m. Hannah Cornelius b. May 15, 1800 d. Dec 13, 1860 Madison Co., IN. His parents were Isaac Forkner b. May 12, 1775 NC m. Mourning Lawrence. I have no other siblings listed, but I think your Samuel Forkner might be one. Odd name and same place.