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Samuel "Sam" Rex

Samuel "Sam" Rex

Male 1834 - 1908  (73 years)

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  • Name Samuel "Sam" Rex 
    Born 1 Oct 1834  Summit Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Jul 1908  Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA; burial: Hillside Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11365  forneyclark
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2020 

    Father Rudolph Rex,   b. 1 Sep 1807, Manchester, Adams Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1867, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA: burial: West Side Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Asper,   b. 19 Jul 1810, York, York Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1869, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA: burial: West Side Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1829  Starks Co., OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4536  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Jane Ackley,   b. 4 May 1842, Laurens, Otsego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1924, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA; burial: Hillside Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1859 
    Children 
     1. Carl Rex
     2. Claude Rex
     3. Grace Rex
     4. Nina Rex,   d. Died in infancy; burial: Hillside Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ransom R. "Rant" Rex
     6. Ina V. Rex,   b. 20 Jan 1862, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1895, Burial: Hillside Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     7. Charles Thomas "Charlie" Rex,   b. 26 Dec 1864, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1944, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA: burial: Hillside Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. Samuel J. Rex, Jr.,   b. 21 Feb 1871, Marble Rock ,Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1932, Burial: West Side Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     9. Ruth Elveretta Rex,   b. 3 Mar 1875, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1936, Charles City, Floyd Co., IA; burial: Hillside Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     10. Mettie M. Rex,   b. 10 Apr 1877, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 69 years)
     11. Jennie Ellen Rex,   b. 30 Mar 1879, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1916, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA; burial: Hillside Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     12. Clyde Judson Rex,   b. 23 Oct 1882, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1950, Ames, Story Co., IA; burial: Homewood Cem.. Ellsworth, Hamilton Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     13. Belva Blaine "Belle" Rex,   b. 13 Oct 1884, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1931, Yankton, Yankton Co., SD; burial: Hillside Cem., Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     14. Clifford P. Rex, Dr.,   b. Sep 1887, Marble Rock, Floyd Co., IA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F4437  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Ackley, Mary Jane (1842-1924) & Samuel 'Sam' Rex (1834-1908)
    Ackley, Mary Jane (1842-1924) & Samuel "Sam" Rex (1834-1908)
    2-Persons photo (L-R) of Mary Jane Ackley Rex & Samuel "Sam" Rex was taken probably in the 1890s and came from the Ackley/ Vorhes/ Smith Archives by SA Smith.
    Ackley, Harry Lynn (1883-1922) at Family Picnic with 42 other family members
    Ackley, Harry Lynn (1883-1922) at Family Picnic with 42 other family members
    Group/ Family Picnic photo was taken about 1907 and came from the Ackley/ Vorhes/ Smith Archives by SA Smith.

    Donna Forney Clark:
    In part, the original numbering on this photo has worn away.
    I renumbered L-R (back row, then front row), in red.

    Identifications below:
    On the first line is the name of the identified person as it appeared in the original photo.
    On the second line is a description of that person.
    On the third line are the full name and life dates of the identified person.

    Any help with additions or corrections would be appreciated.

    1. Harry Ackley
    (taller of two men in suits)
    Harry Lynn Ackley (1883-1922)

    2. A. J. Ackley
    (shorter of two men in suits)
    Ashbury James "AJ" Ackley (1872-1965)

    3. Stella Ackley
    (white long sleeve blouse, dark bow at neckline)
    Estella Viva "Stella" Ackley (1864-1940)

    4. Mrs. Inman

    5. Mrs. Sam Rex
    (turned to the side)
    ? donít know for sure that she is Mary Jane Ackley Rex (1842-1924)

    6. Tom Ackley
    (back row, behind woman #5 who is turned to left)
    donít know which Tom Ackley

    7. Mrs.Tom Ackley
    (wearing glasses, white dress, dark blouse, something at neckline, to the right of Tom Ackley)
    donít know which Mrs. Tom Ackley

    8. Egbert Davis
    (at back, receding hairline)
    Egbert J. Davis (1831-1927)

    9. Met Ackley
    (shorter woman, standing directly in front of Egbert Davis)
    Armetta Victoria "Metta" Towne Gooler Ackley (1866-1959)

    10. Unidentified woman

    11. Belle Ackley Ward
    (at back, small dot or jewel on collar)
    Nancy Isabel "Belle" Ackley Ward (1866-1941)

    12. Unidentified girl

    13. Unidentified girl

    14. Irene Ackley Pattelford (sic)
    (taller, possibly wearing glasses, behind child,)
    Ella "Irene" Ackley Paddleford (1863-1941)

    15. Mrs. Lou Inman
    (medium shade blouse with white around neck)
    Lillian Ellenor "Lilly" Ackley Inman (1876-1935)

    16. Minta Ackley
    (leaning a bit to the side toward Nellie Ackley)
    Araminta Prudence "Minta" Ackley (1872-1943)

    17. Nellie Ackley Brunner
    (white blouse, clasped hands in front)
    Nellie Ethel Ackley Brunner (1882-1969)

    18. Little Rex Asper
    (child being held by Herm Asper, behind Bel Rex; Hermís son)
    Rex Asper

    19. Herm Asper
    (man holding child behind Bel Rex)
    Herman A. Asper (1864-1940)

    20. Bel Rex
    (shorter woman in white blouse)
    Belva Blaine "Belle" Rex (1884-1931)

    21. Maria Baltimore Ackley
    (dark dress, hands behind her)
    Maria Jane Baltimore Ackley (1844-1912)

    22. Mrs. Sam Rex
    (medium shade blouse, arms folded in front of her)
    donít know which Mrs. Sam Rex

    23. Sarah Jane Ackley
    (at far left, back row, striped dress)
    Sara Jane Asper Ackley (1848-1936)

    24. Ruth Rex
    (seated a bit sideways, white blouse, hand in grass)
    Ruth Elveretta Rex Ritter (1875-1936)

    25. Unknown woman
    (seated a bit behind and to the side of Ruth Rex Ritter)

    26. Unknown child with bow in hair
    (seated, looking to the side)

    27. Justin Haynes
    (seated, in suit, small black bow or tie at neck)
    Justin H. Haynes (1869-1951)

    28. Julia Gates
    (child, in white dress, standing)
    Julia M. Gates Schneider (1899-1997)

    29. Sam Rex
    (seated, arm on knee)
    Samuel "Sam" Rex (1834-1908)

    30. Mr. & Mrs. Charles Ahart (sic)
    Charles F. Arhart (1858-1939)

    31. Mr. & Mrs. Charles Ahart (sic)
    (holding unidentified child)
    Millie Daehn Arhart (1862-1930)

    32 Unidentified child
    (held by Millie Daehn Arhart)

    33 Unidentified child
    (held by Jennie Rex Ritter)

    34. Jennie Rex Ritter
    (holding unidentified child)
    Jennie Ellen Rex Ritter (1879-1916)

    35. Unidentified woman

    36. Unidentified woman

    37. Unidentified infant
    (held by Meta Rex Haynes)

    38. Meta Rex Haynes
    (looking at child she is holding)
    Mettie M. Rex Haynes (1877-1947)

    39. Lucinda Ackley
    (printed dress, hand on lap)
    Lucinda E. Van Dusen Ackley (1854-1913)

    40. Unidentified child
    (behind Lucinda Van Dusen Ackley)

    41. R. J. Ackley
    (white beard, one hand over the other)
    Russell James Ackley (1835-1927)

    42 Unidentified child
    (held by unidentified woman)

    43. Unidentified woman
    (holding unidentified child)

  • Notes 
    • ********
      Source:
      SA Smith:
      Mary Jane Ackley:
      B 4 May 1842 Laurens, Otsego Co, NY
      D 7 Dec 1924 Marble Rock, Floyd County, IA
      Burial Hillside Cemetery, Marble Rock, Floyd County, IA
      M 1st 16 Oct 1859

      Spouse 1 Samuel "Sam" Rex
      B 1 Oct 1834 Summit Co, Ohio
      D 2 Jul 1908 Marble Rock, Floyd County, IA
      Burial Hillside Cemetery, Marble Rock, Floyd County, IA

      M 2nd 31 Jan 1914
      Spouse Jacob A. Rex
      B 17 Sep 1841 Summit Co, Ohio
      D 12 Feb 1921 Marble Rock, Floyd County, IA
      Burial West Side Cemetery, Floyd County, IA
      ********
      Source:
      SA Smith:
      Samuel "Sam" Rex

      Parents
      Rudolph Rex
      B 1 Sep 1807 Manchester Adams Co Ohio
      D 6 Mar 1867 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Married 26 Nov 1829 Starks Co Ohio
      Bur West Side Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      59y 6m 5d

      Mary Ann Asper
      B 19 Jul 1810 York York Co PA
      D 14 Jun 1869 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Bur West Side Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      58y 10m 26d
      ********
      Source:
      SA Smith:
      Samuel "Sam" Rex/Mary Jane Ackley

      Child 1 Charles Thomas "Charlie" Rex
      B 26 Dec 1864 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D 23 Jun 1944 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Spouse Mary Esther Manchester
      B 24 Jun 1866 Aurerola now Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D 18 Jan 1919 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA

      Child 2 Clifford P. Rex. Dr.
      B Sep 1887 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA

      Child 3 Clyde Judson Rex
      B 23 Oct 1882 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D 16 Feb 1950 Ames Story Co IA
      Bur Homewood Cemetery Ellsworth Hamilton Co IA
      Spouse Alice May Wilson
      B 16 Oct 1881
      D 14 Dec 1946
      Bur Homewood Cemetery Ellsworth Hamilton Co IA

      Child 4 Ransom R. "Rant" Rex

      Child 5 Ruth Elveretta Rex
      B 3 Mar 1875 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D 11 Mar 1936 Charles City Floyd Co IA
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Spouse George W. Ritter
      B 3 Aug 1876 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D 27 Nov 1955
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Married 3 Apr 1918

      Child 6 Mettie M. Rex
      B 10 Apr 1877 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D 1947
      Spouse Justin H. Haynes
      B 1869
      D 1951
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Parents
      Eli B. Haynes MD
      B 9 Aug 1827
      D 10 Aug 1916
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA

      Julia Janette Hunt
      B 7 Mar 1832
      D 1 Feb 1918
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA

      Child 7 Belva Blaine "Belle" Rex
      B 13 Oct 1884 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D 3 Sep 1931 Yankton SD
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA

      Child 8 Jennie Ellen Rex
      B 30 Mar 1879 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D 16 May 1916 Waterloo Black Hawk IA
      Married 26 Jun 1896
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Spouse George W. Ritter
      B 3 Aug 1876
      D 27 Nov 1955
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA

      Child 9 Nina Rex
      Died in infancy
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA

      Child 10 Samuel J. Rex Jr.
      B 21 Feb 1871 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D 24 Apr 1932
      Bur West Side Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Spouse Ella Rebecca Hawks
      B 1877
      D 1957
      Bur West Side Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Parents
      Andrew Wolsey Hawks
      B 2 Mar 1834
      D 15 Oct 1901
      Bur West Side Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA

      Phoebe Jane Tift
      B 7 May 1848 Enosburg, VT
      D 10 Dec 1921
      Bur West Side Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA

      Child 11 Ina V. Rex
      B 20 Jan 1862 Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      D 19 Dec 1895
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA
      Spouse Elijah Parker "Park" Walster
      B 10 Aug 1861 Sauk Co Wisconsin
      D Sep 1951 Burleigh Co ND
      Bur Hillside Cemetery Marble Rock Floyd Co IA

      Child 12 Carl Rex

      Child 13 Claude Rex

      Child 14 Grace Rex
      ********
      Sources:
      In general, SA Smith researched at Floyd County Court House, Charles City, Floyd County, Ia; birth records, death records, marriage records
      and also got information from:
      Death certificates
      Marriage certificates
      Birth certificates
      Cemetery tombstones
      Family Bible family info
      Cemetery records
      Obituaries

      Source:
      SEE ALLEN ACKLEY'S SITE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES: (DFC: I have greatly truncated this info. Please go to Allen Ackley's site for much more info and for references.)
      http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=ackley&id=I5508
      Allen Ackley:
      1 James D Ackley b: 12 MAR 1799 d: 1 FEB 1870
      + Nancy Brightman b: 24 AUG 1797 d: 5 FEB 1883
      2 David Ackley b: ABT 1823 d: ABT 1833
      2 Nancy Ackley b: ABT 1824 d: ABT 1826
      2 John Martin Ackley b: 8 APR 1825 d: 10 APR 1898
      + Julina Thayer b: 8 SEP 1834 d: 12 DEC 1901
      2 Gideon Charles Ackley b: 29 DEC 1826 d: 9 DEC 1905
      + ?
      + Lucinda E Van Dusen b: 19 APR 1854 d: 20 JAN 1913
      2 William Henry Ackley b: ABT 1830
      2 Sally Elizabeth Ackley b: ABT 1831
      + Henry P Schermerhorn b: JUL 1825 d: FEB 1882
      2 Charles Thomas Ackley b: 25 JUL 1833 d: 15 FEB 1913
      + Elizabeth D Thayer b: 26 NOV 1836 d: 6 MAY 1899
      2 Russell J Ackley b: 13 DEC 1835 d: 8 MAR 1927
      + Maria Jane Baltimore b: 25 DEC 1840 d: 5 JUN 1912
      2 Frances Maria Ackley b: 15 NOV 1838 d: ABT 1919
      + Egbert Davis b: 30 OCT 1831 d: 22 JUL 1927
      2 Solomon Judson Ackley b: 25 AUG 1840 d: 9 NOV 1908
      + Emily Rex b: 19 FEB 1844 d: 8 MAY 1866
      2 Mary Jane Ackley b: ABT 1842
      + Samuel Rex b: ABT 1834 d: 2 JUL 1908



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