Sampson "Samp" Farley January 1, 1865 - July 18, 1915
Sampson “Samp” Farley was born in Texas about January 1, 1865, to Henry and Mary (Yaeger) Farley. He moved with his parents to Greene County, Missouri sometime before 1869. In 1880, he was living with his parents and brothers on their farm near Ash Grove. On June 26, 1886, Samp married Catherine Boyd in Greene County. The couple had one daughter together, Edna, before their divorce on September 15, 1894. By 1910, Samp was living with his widowed mother in Ash Grove, and working as a laborer at odd jobs. At the time of his death on July 18, 1915, Samp was working as a liveryman in a livery barn (Russel 2012).