Ref: William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas
Atchison County - Part 21
Published in 1883 by A.T. Andreas, Chicago, IL
SAMUEL S. METZGER, cabinet-maker, came to Kansas in March, 1879, and located
in Atchison, where he has since resided. Mr. M. was in the Government employ
in the Pioneer Corps. during the late war. Mr. M. was born in Lancaster, Pa.,
January 29, 1829, and resided in his native place until his twenty-fifth
year, when he removed to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he stayed but a short time,
and then went to Greensburg, Ind., where he remained about eighteen months.
In the fall of 1858 he removed to Lawrenceburg, Ind., where he worked at his
trade for twenty years. From the latter place he removed to Kansas. He was
married at York Ridge, Dearborn County, Ind., July 19, 1859, to Miss Adelaide
Ward, a native of Indiana. They have six children living - George W., Carrie
C., Charles D., Mary J., Sarah E., and Thomas Browne.