Samuel AMYX ID#1741, b. about 1745
Father*Matthew AMYX1 b. 1715, d. 10 Apr 1779
Mother*Mary (surname unknown)
Birth*Samuel AMYX was born about 1745 in Augusta Co., Virginia.2 
He was the son of Matthew AMYX and Mary (surname unknown).1 
Marriage*Samuel AMYX married Ellenor HAIRSTON, daughter of Andrew HAIRSTON and Elizabeth (surname unknown), before 1764.3 
County Change*1769 Botetourt Co. formed from Augusta Co. 
Property*Samuel Amyx inherited 200 acres of land in Kentucky from Samuel Hairston. His wife Eleanor (Hairston) Amyx also inherited 200 acres.4 
WillIn Samuel HAIRSTON's will dated 9 February 1782 in Campbell County, Virginia, Samuel AMYX was named as an heir.4
Property1787 Botetourt Co. - Matthew and wife Katherine transfer land to his brother Samuel. 
Will*He left a will on 5 May 1818. 


Ellenor HAIRSTON b. a 1745
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  1. [S178] Will of Matthew Amyx - 1776 -.
  2. [S46] Vic Hairston and Edward J. Bregenzer, The Hairston History, February 12, 1998. Personal Collection - copy.
  3. [S247] Greenway, Carl Forrest - letters relating to Hairston genealogy dated 1965-1966 to various people - Carl Greenway (1917-1974) was a Hairston relative and family genealogist, more information about Carl Greenway can be found here:, Personal Collection - copy.
  4. [S101] Will of Samuel Hairston - 1782, Campbell County Will Book #1, page 6 and Will Book #6, page 141, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
Last Edited19 Aug 2016