Jesse Scott Sammons

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Jesse Scott Sammons (1853 - 1901) was a prominent African-American educator in the late 19th century and active in the Hydraulic Mills community of freed blacks. [1] [2] In 1880, he ran for the General Assembly under the Readjuster party but was defeated.

Jesse's daughter, Eva S. Ferguson, married George R Ferguson Sr. in 1929.

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  1. Web. Cemetery along Western Bypass route qualifies for federal protection, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, August 27, 2013, retrieved August 29, 2013.
  2. Web. Sammons cemetery gets historic status; could affect Bypass route, Graelyn Brashear, C-VILLE Weekly, Portico Publications, September 3, 2013, retrieved September 3, 2013. Print. September 3, 2013 .

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