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  • Writer's pictureKirk Jenkins

Remembering Reverend Samuel Thane Poinier, Third and Final Chaplain of the Fifteenth Kentucky

Samuel Thane Poinier was born March 17, 1837 in Cincinnati, the son of John R. Poinier and Julia E. Thane. He married Clementina Gadsden in Spartanburg, South Carolina on July 10, 1867. He married Anna Thews Gadsden on October 20, 1881. There is no conclusive evidence that Reverend Poinier had children with either wife. He died in South Carolina, like Spartanburg, on March 27, 1909.

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