Samuel Golden, born about 1770 South Carolina

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A Probable History of the Golden Family
of Newberry, South Carolina Since 1761

Updated 2022.04.05

Golden Genealogy and Family History

 

Samuel Golden was born about 1770 probably in the Newberry, South Carolina area.

  • Parents: Thomas or William Golden presumed to be father.
  • DNA Tested? Yes, a male descendant has been yDNA tested and is a match to other male descendants of Thomas and William Golden.
  • Birth: 1770 is approximate date of birth based upon the 1850 census. Was probably born in the Newberry, South Carolina area, with the 1850 census noting that he was age 80 and born in South Carolina. [1]1850; Census Place: District 13, Weakley, Tennessee; Roll: M432_899; Page: 401A; Image: 287
  • Death: 2 Jun 1857, Weakley, Tennessee, USA
  • Spouse: Lydia Parrish, c1775-1859
  • Children:
    ~~~ Yes, will be added.
  • Military: War of 1812 Service, 26th Regiment, Tennessee Militia, Rank: Private [2]U.S., War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815, Author: Direct Data Capture, CompPublisher: Ancestry.com Operations Inc
  • Working Notes: Yes, but not yet organized online.

TIMELINE

1790: Not listed in census. Age 20 if 1770 is year of birth.

1798: Married? Samuel Golden and Lydia Parrish married in 1798?  1798 is probably correct as their first son James Golden was born in 1799. See 1809.

1800: Not listed in census. Would have been age 30. Married in 1798. May have lived with wife Lydia Parrish‘s parents — her parents were probably locals but no available info about them. Census for William and Nellie Golden show that males were under age 15 and above 45. Samuel was not living with them.

Alternative census listing for Samuel Golden:  The 1800 census listing for brother Thomas W. Golden showed Thomas living three homesteads over from Aaron Etheridge, a cousin. Both live not far from William Cotney, neighbor to ‘Samuel Gilden‘, who may be Samuel Golden.  [3] 1800; Census Place: Edgefield, South Carolina; Series: M32; Roll: 47; Page: 178; Image: 345; Family History Library Film: 181422 William and Nellie’s daughter Margaret Frances Golden married into the Cotneys.

William Cotney Samuel Golden

1809: Samuel Golden and Lydia Parrish married per the book ‘Days of Yore, The.  Ancestry of Wallace Pratt Hamby and Vesta Lancaster‘. Lydia’s birth year given as 1764, although most family genealogies consider c1775 as more accurate. … Samuel and Lydia probably married in 1798, even if it was a common law marriage. Their first child was born in 1799 (James Golden), followed another in 1805 (Mary Elizabeth Golden) and 1809 (Henry Alexander Golden). [4]Days of Yore, The Ancestry of Wallace Pratt Hamby and Vesta Lancaster, by Betty Hamby Gripentog · 2013

1810: Edgefield, South CarolinaSamuel Golden lived three homesteads away from Anthony Funderburg. William and Nellie’s daughter Sarah Frances Golden married into the Funderburgs. Samuel Golden lived several miles/census pages away from the two neighbors of William Cotney and Joel Etheridge. William and Nellie’s daughter Margaret Frances Golden married into the Cotneys. Joel Etheridge was a cousin, and an Etheridge may have been a mother to our Goldens. [5]Edgefield, South Carolina, 1810; Census Place: Edgefield, South Carolina; Roll: 62; Page: 117; Image: 00093; Family History Library Film: 0181421

1811: There is a tax record for Samuel Golden in Stewart, Tennessee. [6]Tennessee, Early Tax List Records, 1783-1895, Author Ancestry.com

1812: There is a tax record for Samuel Golden in Stewart, Tennessee, in the militia district of Capt. Askew’s & Capt. Lewis’ Companies [7]1812 Stewart Co. Tax List, TSLA Early TN Tax Lists, Roll 8 (Rutherford – Sumner) … https://www.tngenweb.org/stewart/1812tax.htm

1815 Aug 8th: Samuel Golden, Lewis Brewer, William Randle, administrator’s bond for Elizabeth Gossett; 8 Aug 1815 estate administrator for Elizabeth Gossett in Stewart County, Tennessee. [8]Settlements, Wills and Bonds Volume 3 (Aug 1814 – Nov 1824) …  (Microfilm Roll 52, original at the Stewart County Courthouse; for the 1817-1824 gap in these entries, see County Court Minutes … Continue reading

1815 Aug 18th: Sale of the estate of Elisabeth Gossett on 18 Aug 1815; buyers included Molly Gossett, Nancy Golden, Mark Rushing, Samuel Golden, Reuben Elliott, Joshua Williams, John Cathey, David Warner, Eli Burcham; Nov 1815. [9]Settlements, Wills and Bonds Volume 3 (Aug 1814 – Nov 1824) …  (Microfilm Roll 52, original at the Stewart County Courthouse; for the 1817-1824 gap in these entries, see County Court Minutes … Continue reading

1815 Nov ?: Inventory of the estate of Elisabeth Gossett by Samuel Golden, administrator; Nov 1815. [10]Settlements, Wills and Bonds Volume 3 (Aug 1814 – Nov 1824) …  (Microfilm Roll 52, original at the Stewart County Courthouse; for the 1817-1824 gap in these entries, see County Court Minutes … Continue reading

1820: Hickman, Tennessee [11]Hickman, Tennessee, 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Hickman, Tennessee; Page: 189; NARA Roll: M33_122; Image: 151

1830: Hickman, Tennessee [12]Hickman, Tennessee, 1830 US Census; Census Place: Hickman, Tennessee; Page: 260; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 176; Family History Film: 0024534

1840: Samuel Golden living in Concord, Greene, Arkansas … Samuel lives just a homestead or two away from sons James Golden and Wm William Golden., and the James Lancaster family. Son William married Nancy Agnes Lancaster.  There was also one slave in the household. [13]1840; Census Place: Concord, Greene, Arkansas; Roll: 17; Page: 144; Image: 308; Family History Library Film: 0002474

1850: District 13, Weakley, Tennessee [14]’S Tolden’ … Birth Year 1770 Birthplace South Carolina … District 13, Weakley, Tennessee, USA, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 13, Weakley, Tennessee; Roll: M432_899; Page: … Continue reading

1860: Passed away in 1857. Probate Notes.

There are no records directly linking Samuel Golden (c1770-1859) to Thomas Golden of 1761 or William Golden c1750-1809 at Newberry, SC. However, their male descendants yDNA is a match.

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References

References
1 1850; Census Place: District 13, Weakley, Tennessee; Roll: M432_899; Page: 401A; Image: 287
2 U.S., War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815, Author: Direct Data Capture, CompPublisher: Ancestry.com Operations Inc
3 1800; Census Place: Edgefield, South Carolina; Series: M32; Roll: 47; Page: 178; Image: 345; Family History Library Film: 181422
4 Days of Yore, The Ancestry of Wallace Pratt Hamby and Vesta Lancaster, by Betty Hamby Gripentog · 2013
5 Edgefield, South Carolina, 1810; Census Place: Edgefield, South Carolina; Roll: 62; Page: 117; Image: 00093; Family History Library Film: 0181421
6 Tennessee, Early Tax List Records, 1783-1895, Author Ancestry.com
7 1812 Stewart Co. Tax List, TSLA Early TN Tax Lists, Roll 8 (Rutherford – Sumner) … https://www.tngenweb.org/stewart/1812tax.htm
8, 9, 10 Settlements, Wills and Bonds Volume 3 (Aug 1814 – Nov 1824) …  (Microfilm Roll 52, original at the Stewart County Courthouse; for the 1817-1824 gap in these entries, see County Court Minutes 1817-1818, TSLA Microfilm Roll 38) … https://www.tngenweb.org/stewart/will/WillBook3.htm
11 Hickman, Tennessee, 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Hickman, Tennessee; Page: 189; NARA Roll: M33_122; Image: 151
12 Hickman, Tennessee, 1830 US Census; Census Place: Hickman, Tennessee; Page: 260; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 176; Family History Film: 0024534
13 1840; Census Place: Concord, Greene, Arkansas; Roll: 17; Page: 144; Image: 308; Family History Library Film: 0002474
14 ’S Tolden’ … Birth Year 1770 Birthplace South Carolina … District 13, Weakley, Tennessee, USA, Year: 1850; Census Place: District 13, Weakley, Tennessee; Roll: M432_899; Page: 401A; Image: 287
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