Samuel Andrew McGinniss

ID #383, (22 February 1844 - 29 May 1912)

Parents:

Father: Frederick McGinniss1 b. 27 Sep 1812, d. 27 May 1886
Mother: Mary Ann Fitzhugh1 b. 26 Jan 1823, d. 6 Dec 1897

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birth22 Feb 1844He was born on 22 Feb 1844 in King George County, Virginia.2,3
Marriage30 Jun 1881He married Mary Elizabeth Diane Grigsby, daughter of James Samuel Grigsby and Elizabeth Rollins, on 30 Jun 1881 in King George County, Virginia.4
Death29 May 1912He died at his home on 29 May 1912 in Index, King George County, Virginia, at age 68.5,6,7
Burial30 May 1912He was buried on 30 May 1912 in Bristol Mines Farm, Wilmont Road, King George County, Virginia.6,2

Children with Mary Elizabeth Diane Grigsby:

Richard Irvin McGinniss+8 (24 Jun 1885 - 19 May 1969)
Andrew Hampton McGinniss+8 (29 Aug 1889 - 27 Oct 1980)

Note - Living persons are excluded from this website so not all marriages or children may be listed above.

Other Events

EventDateDescription
Census18501 Jun 1850He was listed as a household member living with Frederick McGinniss on the 1850 census in King George County, Virginia.1
OccupationHe was a farmer.8
Militaryfrom 7 Mar 1862 to 1 May 1865He served on the Confederate side as a private in Company E of the 55th Infantry Regiment of Virginia from 7 Mar 1862 to 1 May 1865. He enlisted on 7 Mar 1862 at Point Lowery in Essex County and served to the completion of the war. He was promoted to Full Sergeant on 1 Sep 1864 and was paroled on 1 May 1865 at King George court house.9,10
Census18701 Jun 1870He was listed as a household member living with Frederick McGinniss on the 1870 census in King George County, Virginia.11
Death5 Mar 1895He was an informant for the death of Mary Lou Grigsby on 5 Mar 1895 in King George County, Virginia.12
Census19001 Jun 1900He was listed as the head of household on the 1900 census in King George County, Virginia.8

 

Other information

Relationship:
Last Edited: 14 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S42] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p. 218, dwelling 209, line 209, Frederick McGinniss household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 27 of 62.
  2. [S24] Tombstone, Grigsby Family Cemetery, Bristol Mines Farm, Wilmont Road, King George County, Virginia.
  3. [S46] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
  4. [S127] The Virginia Star, 13 Jul 1881, p. 2, col. 6, Marriage Notice.
  5. [S448] Virginia Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows, Act of 1921, Mrs. Bettie McGinniss, widow of Samuel Andrew McGinniss, lists death date as 29 May 1912.
  6. [S125] The Free Lance, 1 Jun 1912, Death, In King George, Andre McGinniss died at his home at Index, King George County, VA, Tuesday, aged 68. Funeral took place Thursday at the Grisgby place, internment in the family burying ground.
  7. [S24] Tombstone, Grigsby Family Cemetery, Bristol Mines Farm, Wilmont Road, King George County, Virginia, gravemarker provided by Veterans Administration, contains several errors.
  8. [S46] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, Andrew McGinniss household, ED 42, Sheet 5A, Line 40 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 9 of 19.
  9. [S391] Compiled Service Records, Confederate, Virginia, Samuel A. McGinniss, Company E, 55th Virginia Infantry, enlisted 7 Mar 1862 at Point Lowery, Essex Co. Virginia for 3 years, promoted from private to sargeant on 1 Sep 1864, paroled 1 May 1865.
  10. [S53] Civil War Database, Record 337063, printed 29 Oct 2001.
  11. [S44] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, p. 39, line 9, dwelling 280, family 280, Frederick McGinniss household (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 143 of 150.
  12. [S6] Virginia Death Records, Date of Death: March 5, 1895
    Age at Death: 7 years, 6 months.
 

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