Smith Official DNA & One Name Study Project
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Lawrence Smith b 1797 Surry Co VA
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This is one of 2 main groups that claims descent from Nicholas Smith m Elizabeth Flood of Surry Co VA. Nicholas named, among others, two sons, William and Lawrence. One YDNA tester has a very strong paper trail line from Lawrence born 1797 VA that includes a son named Flood Smith. Locations include Brunswick Co, VA.Another matching tester is a descendant of Edward Smith b Dorothy Hardeman Owen. This line found in Oglethorpe Co GA. The third member in this line has a Lawrence that may be from Cumberland Co VA.
We would like to have additional Smith YDNA testers to prove this line, including any and all male Smith descendants from lines that were in 1820, 1830, 1840 Upson Co GA and Ogletree Co GA, as well as Wake Co NC.
Lines and Locations: Nicholas Smith is said to have had the following chldren, per will.
|Matched Group||Early Ancestor||Tree/Ped/m/Y/X/FF(Aut)||Type||Branch/ATGroup||Migration Path||GRP-I-M223-1||Edward Smith b 1792 VA m Dorothy Hardeman Owen Group Contact||Kit # 6573***(FTD)/ YDNA||Branch GRP-I-M223-1-14||VA>GA>GA||GRP-I-M223-1||George Smith b 1821 Fentress TN m Judith Garrett||Kit # 9011***(FTD)/ YDNA||Branch GRP-I-M223-2-11||TN>TN>TN||GRP-I-M223-1||George Smith b c 1821 Fentress Co TN m Judith Garrett||Kit # 1024***(FTD)/ YDNA||Branch GRP-I-M223-2-01||TN>TN>TN||GRP-I-M223-1||Lawrence Smith b 1687 VA m Jane Mary Regan||Kit # 1344***(FTD)/ YDNA||Branch GRP-I-M223-1-2||VA>NC||GRP-I-M223-1||Lawrence Smith b c 1797 VA m Caroline Gardner||Kit # 1619***(FTD)/ YDNA||Branch GRP-I-M223-1-4||VA||GRP-I-M223-1||Marcellus Smith b 1859 NC m Annie Lee Cooper||Kit # 3061***(FTD)/mtDNA||Branch TcQDW3o6gZ||NC||GRP-I-M223-1||Unknown||Kit # 3476***(FTD)/ YDNA||Branch gpxnAF18072302|
For the Smith Official DNA Project (All Locations) a minimum of 25, or better, 37 YDNA markers, is strongly recommended. Many times one can appear to match other kits but the match falls apart after 12 markers. We do not attempt to match kits into groups on less than 25 with the exception of a strong paper trail or known family kinship with another tester.