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Samuel Ross Ireland (b. July 16, 1802, d. July 1888)Samuel Ross Ireland was born July 16, 1802 in Orange County, North Carolina, and died July 1888 in Sampson County, North Carolina.He married Eliza Newton on July 24, 1833 in Duplin County, North Carolina, daughter of James Newton and Eleanor Bourdeaux.
Notes for Samuel Ross Ireland:
J F Rhodes served as bondsman to the marriage of Samuel Ireland to Eliza Newton; James Pearsall, the clerk, served as witness.
1850 census, Samson Co, NC - Northern District - enumerated 10 Oct in dwelling/family # 875/875 (microfilm pg 418, line 26):
IRELAND, Samuel R - 46, farmer r/e val $6000, b NC
Eliza - 40, b NC
John - 13, b NC
Mary - 11, b NC
Octavia - (m) 10, b NC
Margaret - 9, b NC
James - 5, b NC
Henry - 3, b NC
1860 census, Sampson Co, Nc - Northern Div, Clinton P O, enumerated 1 June, dwelling/family # 11/8 (microfilm pg 887, line 40):
IRELAND, Samuel R - [age not given], farmer, $10236./12,679., b NC
Eliza - age 50, b NC
Mary E - 21, teacher, b NC
Octavia J - 20, teacher, b NC
Margaret L - 17, b NC
John F (age 22), James (age 15) and Henry B (age 13) listed in Northern Division of the county.
1870 census, Sampson Co, NC - Piney Grove Twp, Faison's Depot, enumerated 22 Aug dwelling/family # 212/212 (microfilm pg 349, line 15)
IRELAND, Samuel R - age 67, farmer, $10,000/$3085, b NC
Eliza - 59, keeping house, b NC
Octavia J - 22, at home, b NC
James D - 25, working farm, personal property $200, b NC
Henry B - 23, working farm, personal property $200, b NC
Samuel's will proved 7 Aug 1888 in Sampson Co, NC. Named were:
Wife - Eliza Ireland
Sons - James Daniel, Henry Bizzell Ireland
Daus - Octavie Josephine Ireland, Mary Elenor Pass, Margaret Louise Giddens
Executor - (Codicil) Son, James D Ireland
Witnesses - Isham R Faison, Jno. A. Oates
Have not seen, but am told that the book "CAFFEYS, ISELEYS & IRELANDS GENEALOGIES" by Beatrice M Caffey Reed and Mary A Browning (c) 1981 contains a well documented history of the Ireland family. The only data from that book used in this tree are the birth/death dates for Samuel Ross Ireland.
More About Samuel Ross Ireland:
Burial: Unknown, Sampson County, North Carolina at Fasion Cemetery.
More About Samuel Ross Ireland and Eliza Newton:
Marriage: July 24, 1833, Duplin County, North Carolina.
Children of Samuel Ross Ireland and Eliza Newton are:
- +Mary Eleanor Ireland, b. Bet. 1838 - 1839, d. Abt. 1915.
- John Franklin Ireland, b. 1837, Sampson County, North Carolina, d. March 1867, Sampson County, North Carolina.
- Octavia Josephine Ireland, b. Abt. 1840, Sampson County, North Carolina, d. Aft. January 16, 1873.
- +Margaret Louisa Ireland, b. Abt. 1841, North Carolina, d. February 15, 1915, Wayne County, North Carolina.
- James Daniel Ireland, b. Abt. 1845, Sampson County, North Carolina, d. Aft. January 01, 1873.
- Henry Bizzell Ireland, b. Abt. 1847, Sampson County, North Carolina, d. Aft. January 16, 1873.