There were three generations of naval officers named Samuel Barron. Samuel Barron (1765-1810) served in Virginia State Navy, then became a captain in U. S. Navy when it was formed. He was commander-in-chief of a Mediterranean Squadron in the War with Tripoli. Samuel Barron (1808-1888) served as captain in U. S. Navy and as a flag officer of Confederate States Navy in command of the European Theater. Samuel Barron (1836-1892) was a lieutenant in the merchant marine before the Civil War and served as a clerk to his father during the Civil War. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Samuel Barron.