Private Samuel Webb Flanders1

M, (13 October 1812 - 15 June 1864)
Father-Biological*Moses Flanders1 b. 23 Jun 1791, d. 17 Jan 1845
Mother-Biological*Roxana Webb1 b. 1796
Last Edited=13 May 2023
Gravestone of Samuel Webb Flanders
     Private Samuel Webb Flanders was born on 13 October 1812 at Cornville, Maine.1,2,3 He was the son of Moses Flanders and Roxana Webb.1 Private Samuel Webb Flanders and Cynthia McClure filed marriage intentions on 1 April 1838 at Cornville, Maine.1

Private Samuel Webb Flanders, age 25, married Cynthia McClure, age 23 , daughter of Andrew McClure and Mehitable Marsh, in April 1838.

1. Hannah E. Flanders (____-1869)
2. Mary Flanders
3. Charles Flanders
4. Will Flanders
5. Carrie Flanders
6. Frank Flanders (____-1897)
7. Roxa Flanders (c1838-____)
8. Amanda Flanders (1853-1878)
9. Ardell Flanders (c1856-____.)1

He enlisted, on 21 Augsut 1862, in Capt. Whiting S. Clark's Company E, Col. Danield Chaplin's First Regiment Heavy Artillery, Maine Volunteers.1 Private Samuel Webb Flanders died on 15 June 1864 at Washington, District of Columbia, at age 51 from wounds received at the Battle of Fredericksburg Pike.1,4 He was buried at Shirley Cemetery, Shirley Mills, Maine.1,4

Compeller's Notes:
Death: Fitzgibbon (1997) gives the date as 14 June 1864.4


  1. Dunbar, Edith Flanders. The Flanders Family from Europe to America. Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Publishing Company, 1935.
  2. Amazeen, Laurence. Some Cornville History. Skowhegan, Maine: privately published, 1997.
  3. Nelson, Sally Furber. Vital Records of Cornville, Maine - Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 60. Rockland, Maine: Picton Press, 2009.
  4. Fitzgibbon, Edward L, letter. 18 March 1997, to Robert A. Roy. AVCM Robert A. Roy; 3017 Avalon Road, Paw Paw, West Virginia.