Thursday, February 4, 2010

Treasure Chest Thursday - February 4, 2010

Rev. Samuel Sams Honaker
1819 - 1895

Ralph Honaker at the Grave of
Rev. Samuel Sams Honaker

After his grave being unmarked for more than 90 years, Ralph Honaker placed a tombstone on the grave of great-great-grandfather, Rev. Samuel Sams Honaker in 1988.

Rev. Samuel Sams Honaker was born 10 Mar 1819 in Monroe County, [W]Virginia. He died 09 Feb 1895 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas. He is buried at Maple Hill Cemetery, Argentine Potters Field, Junction, Kansas. Rev. Honaker was married to Lucinda Bean [1817-1869], of Monroe County. She was the daughter of William Bean and Rachel Wiseman.

Ralph is the founder of the National Association of Hans Jacob Honaker Families, which was formed in 1989.

1 comment:

Lori said...

Oh how wonderful! Everyone deserves to be remembered.
My hope is to one day place a tombstone on my great grandmother's gravesite in Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio.