My mother-in-laws was a Samuels, she was told Dr Samuel step father of Jesse James was an uncle or some sort of kin.If you have any info on Samuels that were related I would appeicate it.What I knowMarcuim Samuels b1815 IA wife Emily b1820 IA children Edwin b1843MO Mineva b1851MO Lafayette (maybe a middle name b 8/1847 MO-cir 1925 Schuyler Co., MO. He mar Mary Ann Reynalds 1/21/1877 children Roscoe, Leonardo, Ida, & Emry Ray "Dewey" b9/27/1884-1959 My husbands grandfather.When I interview Aunt Faye, she denid knowing much history. Her dau and my husband remember the uncles and aunts researching and suddenly they stop. when ask they said they found horse thieves and the like. some believe the reason they stopped was they found they were black.