Samuel Dunham Gossett


Personal and Family Information

Samuel was born about 1794 in Clark County, Kentucky, USA, the son of Jacob Gossett and Mary Sarah Dunham.

He died about 1866 in Grant County, Kentucky, USA.

He had three marriages/partners. His first wife was Mary Polly Trimble, who he married in ABT 1815. The place has not been found. Their two known children were Matthias Dudley (1823-1895) and Jacob (c1825-?).

His second wife was Sarah Ann Casper Chorn, who he married on 17 OCT 1827 in Clark County, Kentucky, USA. Their three known children were Simon P. (1832-?), Evaline (c1833-?) and John (c1829-?).

His third wife was Eliza Faulkner, who he married on 19 MAY 1835 in Grant County, Kentucky, USA. Their only known child was Samuel C. (1839-1908).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Samuel Dunham Gossett


Jacob Gossett


Mary Sarah Dunham


Samuel Dunham


Jonathan Dunham


Mary Smith


Hannah Ruble


David Ruble


Sarah Malin



BirthABT 1794
Place: Clark County, Kentucky, USA
DeathABT 1866
Place: Grant County, Kentucky, USA