Samuel Munson (son of Solomon Munson and Mary Moss) was born 15 Sep 1717 in Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut, and died 1790 in Fayette Co., KY. He married (1) Elizabeth Potter on 09 Nov 1743 in Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey. He married (2) Mary Allen on 09 Nov 1745. He married (3) Sarah Allen on 01 May 1751 in Morristown, NJ.
Notes for Samuel Munson: July 14, 1765 - Marriage record of Ruth Munson to Benjamin Van Cleave - Rowan Co., North Carolina - double wedding with Jane Van Cleave, sister of Benjamin, to Squire Boone, Jr., brother of Daniel Boone. Since daughter Ruth Munson was married in Rowan Co., North Carolina, in 1765, her father, Samuel must have been living in the area at that time.
1768 - Taxables in Rowan Co., North Carolina - List of Jonathan Hunt, Rowan Co.: Samuel Munson & son Lisuse (Elisaph)
1768-1775: Tax Lists of Rowan Co., North Carolina - Spurgin's Tax List - Samuel Munson
Feb. 19, 1778 - Rowan Co., North Carolina Land Abstracts: Bk #9, p. 329 - Aaron Van Cleave to Benjamin Van Cleave for 25 pounds proc., 200 acres on west side of Bear Creek bought from Daniel Boone in 1764, who got it from his father Squire Boone, in 1757. John Van Cleave, John______ prvd Nove Court 1783.
October 1782: Bk 9:175 Benjamin (B) Van Cleave to John Dick for 200 pounds hard money, 200 acres of tract granted Squire Boone on Bear Creek. Matt: Troy, James Hendrick. Ruth (X) Van Cleave makes her mark.
Sept. 15,1783: Bk 10:242 Daniel Mosby and wf Elizabeth to John Brunts for 100 pounds, 240 acres on SE fork of Sugar Tree Creek adjacent Peter Eaton, Shadrich Williams, Elisaph Munsons claim, Jeremiah Clark, Henry Richards, Andrew Hunt, Wilson Hunt. Proved May Court 1785.
Nov. 3, 1778: Rowas Co., North Carolina Court Minutes - pg 74 - Inferior Court. "Ordered by the Court, That Letters of Administration on the personal Estate of Elisaph Monson, issue to Sarah Monson Widow & Relict of said Elisaph, dec'd, who qualified according to Law & gave Bond with Benj Van Cleave Security in the sum of 600 pounds." Sarah married 2nd to Moses Adams in North Carolina and went to Scott Co., Kentucky with her family.
Jan. 18, 1785: Surry Co., North Carolina Marriage Bonds - Samuel Monson to Clarey Hudspeth Bondsman: John Colvard
1788 "Early Kentucky Tax Records - Fayette Co., Kentucky: Samuel Monson Sr., Samuel Monson Jr., & Isaac Monson.
1790 Tax List - Fayette Co., Kentucky: Samuel Monson (Jr) & Isaac Monson (Samuel Sr. must have been deceased by this date since he is not shown on the tax list.)
1800 Kentucky Census Allin Munson - Henry Co., (son of Elisaph) Isaac Munson - Bourbon Co., (son of Samuel) Samuel Munson - Bourbon Co., (son of Samuel)
More About Samuel Munson and Elizabeth Potter: Marriage: 09 Nov 1743, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey.
More About Samuel Munson and Mary Allen: Marriage 1: 09 Nov 1745 Marriage 2: 09 Oct 1745, Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey.
More About Samuel Munson and Sarah Allen: Marriage: 01 May 1751, Morristown, NJ.