Sampson, George L.
February 27, 2007 11:08PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 6th ed., 1887,
Shelby Co.

GEORGE L. SAMPSON was born in Richmond, Va., December 16, 1859, a son of
Norman D. and Rosalie (Aylett) Sampson, natives of Richmond and King
William County, Va., respectively, and of Scotch and English origin.
His grandfather, Gen. Philip Aylett, was a general in the war of 1812
from Virginia. His mother was a granddaughter of Patrick Henry. George
L. Sampson entered Virginia University at Charlottesville in 1877, and
graduated in 1880. He then taught school at Mosey Creek, near Staunton,
Va., and one year at Trinity, Ala. In the fall of 1882 he came to Shelby
County, Ky., and took charge of the Shelbyville Male Academy, superseding
Prof. Withrow. The average attendance at this academy is forty,
exclusively male. Mr. Sampson is a very efficient teacher, and has a good
school; is a young man of fine literary attainments, and his popularity
is steadily increasing. He married, August 5, 1885, Miss Elise Todd, a
native of Huntsville, Ala. In religion Mr. Sampson is Presbyterian.

Sampson Aylett Todd Withrow Henry
King_William-VA AL

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