Dollarhide Family Pictures

Judge James Samples Dollarhide
1818 - 1899


Judge James Samples Dollarhide, son of James D. Dollarhide and Barbara Samples Dollarhide; born 12/25/1818 in Kentucky and died 3/2/1899 in Sevier County, Arkansas. Buried in Dollarhide Cemetery, Foreman, AR.  Grandson of John and Nancy Chittington Dollarhide.  James was married first to Mary King and, after her death, to her sister, Martha King. Between them he had over 20 children.

James Samples was Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, County Judge, State Representative for special election in 1861 to vote for the secession of the state of Arkansas at the beginning of the Civil War.  He also was a member of the 1st Arkansas Volunteers who fought in the Texas War for Independence, however he became ill and was sent home and was never discharged from the Texas Army.  This picture was found in Little Rock, AR, in 1980 in the records of  the Assembly of the Arkansas State Representatives.

The 1860 census showed James Samples and his wife Martha living with children Elizabeth 17, Mary 16, Martha J. 15, William K. 14, Angeline 12, Lucy 11, Lewis 10, John 8, Laura 7, (Daniel) Simpson 5, Joseph Mc 4, Edward 2, and an unnamed girl child 6 months old.

James Samples Dollarhide's line from progenitor Francis Dollahide is surmised to be as follows:

  1. Francis Dollahide 1650 Ireland - 1720 Maryland

  2. Francis Dollahide, Jr. 1700-1742 Maryland

  3. Francis Dollahide, III 1723 Maryland - ? North Carolina

  4. John Dollarhide 1750 North Carolina -1853 Texas, Revolutionary War veteran

  5. James D. Dollarhide 1788 N. Carolina - 1823 Arkansas

  6. James Samples Dollarhide 1818 Kentucky - 1899 Arkansas

Judge James Samples' descendants pictured on this web site are:
William Freeman Dollarhide grandson 
Roger Freeman Dollarhide g-grandson 

If you are a descendant of Judge James Samples Dollarhide please contact the site manager to include your family information. 

The picture and some information on this page provided by 
Kathryn W. Dollarhide, Watauga Texas


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