May Family Photos

The family and descendants of
Samuel May [1783-1851]
Go to the first page of his album.

Album for

Samuel May [1816-aft. 1860]
& his wife Nancy

Entered Nov. 2005

We need more photos of this family line

There is extensive information the adventures of their son,
Daniel Boone May

Samuel May b: 1 Jun 1816 Prestonsburg, KY d: Aft. 1860 (probably in) Bourbon Co, Kansas.

 +Nancy (?) b: Abt. 1818 North Carolina d: Aft. 1860 (probably in) Bourbon Co, Kansas

Family of Samuel May in the 1860 census of Bourbon Co, KS
Note that his son, "Daniel B." was eight years old at the time.

The nine known children of Samuel & Nancy May
born between 1838 & 1858

1. John May b: 1838 Kentucky

2. Catherine May b: 1841 Kentucky

3. James May b: 1843 Missouri

4. William May b: 1847 Missouri

5. Vienna May b: Abt. 1849 Missouri

6. Richard May b: Abt. 1850 Missouri. Five months old in the 1850 Platte Co. census.

7. Daniel Boone May b: Abt. 1852 Missouri d: 1910 South America (where he was a fugitive from justice), of yellow fever or some other tropical disease Age at death: 58 est.

Read about Daniel Boone May
reputedly the "fastest gun in the Dakotas."

8. Columbus F. May b: Feb 1855 Missouri d: Aft. 1900 Age at death: 45 est.

9. Nancy L May b: Abt. 1858 Kansas