Smith Official DNA & One Name Study

Smith Official DNA Project at FamilyTreeDNA

Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith

Male 1841 - 1922  (81 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document   Submit GedcomSubmit Gedcom


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Event Map    |    All

  • Name Thomas Smith 
    Born 20 May 1841  Walker,Wood,WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 11 Oct 1877  Parkersburg,Wood,WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 04 Jun 1922  Washburn,Ritchie,WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Indian Creek Cem,Ritchie,WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstones  Submit headstone photo 
    Person ID I00031  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA
    What is a Branch?
    Smith DNA GRP-R-M198-1 Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith d 1804 MD m Elinor (Kit# 7730****/YDNA))
        Showing line by DNA type-if DNA tester representation, will be on above line
    JOIN the Smith Official DNA Project w a DNA Kit If you are a male Smith or have a male Smith that can test for you, do a YDNA test
    Is This Your Line? Have confirmed DNA match? Have additions/corrections? Come Collaborate With Us!-Submit Your Tree/Match or Suggest a Change/Reference/Source
    Autosomal Group Is This Your Line? Have confirmed autosomal DNA match? Have additions/corrections? Come Collaborate With Us!-Submit Your Tree/Match or Suggest a Change/Reference/Source
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2014 

    Father Greenberry (Greenbury) Smith,   b. 22 Dec 1813, Baltimore Co,MD,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Sep 1883, Dayton,Montgomery,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Margaret Hendrickson,   b. 1807, ,,WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Whiskey Run,Ritchie,WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1836  ,Hardy,WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1840  Wood, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1850  Wirt, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1860  Court House, Ritchie, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F00038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sophia Alice Ross,   b. 27 Dec 1843, Bridgeport,Harrison,WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Aug 1930, Washburn,Ritchie,WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 15 May 1863  Goose Creek,Ritchie,WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1870  Harrisville, Grant, Ritchie, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1880  Jefferson, Pleasants, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Greenberry Smith,   b. 27 Sep 1863, WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Dec 1940, WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Alice Smith,   b. 20 Jul 1867, WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1885, WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     3. Francis Benjamin "Durg" Smith,   b. 23 Sep 1868, Volcano,Wood,WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Nov 1938, Belmont Pleasants Co,WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. James Spencer Smith,   b. 04 Oct 1869, Ritchie Co,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1939, WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. David Hall Smith,   b. 22 Jul 1872, WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1957, WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. John Allen "Cob" Smith,   b. 29 Feb 1876, Spice Run,Pleasants,WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1956, Marietta,Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. William Kester Smith,   b. 09 Mar 1878, Spice Run,Pleasants,WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1892  (Age 14 years)  [Natural]
    +8. Arthur Smith,   b. 1870, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Child Smith,   b. WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Indian Creek Cem,Ritchie,WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    Photos
    Thomas Smith Family
Thomas Smith b 1841 WV m Sophia Alice Ross (from Nicholas Smith
    Thomas Smith Family Thomas Smith b 1841 WV m Sophia Alice Ross (from Nicholas Smith
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2012 
    Family ID F00014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 May 1841 - Walker,Wood,WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 May 1863 - Goose Creek,Ritchie,WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - Thomas Smith 29Sophia A Smith 27Robert G Smith 6Alice SMith 4Francis Smith 2James Smith 7.12 - 1870 - Harrisville, Grant, Ritchie, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 11 Oct 1877 - Parkersburg,Wood,WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - Thomas SMith 39 b c 1851 WV VA VA Sophia 36 Robert J 16 Alice 13 Francis 11 James S 10 Arthur 9 David H 7 John A 4 William K 2 - 1880 - Jefferson, Pleasants, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 04 Jun 1922 - Washburn,Ritchie,WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Indian Creek Cem,Ritchie,WV Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Notes 
    • !Civil War Co K 15 WV Infantry.Thomas enlisted 1st Jan 1864, at age 24 and was taken prisoner at Lynchburg , VA on June 18, 1854, taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.He returned to duty on June 3, 1865..He also served in Co F Regt WVA Vols and mustered out 5 July 1865, at Richmond, VA.He sang a song written while in prison. Death and Cemetery Records, Ritchie Co, WV. Ritchie Co, WV History by M K Lowther. Judy Smith Tate told me that part of the Smith family went by covered wagon to Missouri and part of them came back.
      Listed 1860 census Ritchie Co , age 19, b VA, farmhand. Listed in 1880 census Pleasants Co, WV.
      Physical description was he was 5ft 11 in, dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, and is a farmer.
      Thomas died on 4 June 1922 Washburn, Ritchie Co, WV, age 81 years 15 days, Death Register No 6 page 472, Ritchie Co. Buried at Indian Creek Cemetery, Washburn,WV.
      !Thomas and Sophia Smith was baptized and confirmed a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on 11 Oct 1887 at Washburn , WV by L R Devore. Thomas was ordained a priest on 10 Feb 1889 at Cornwallis, Ritchie, WV, by G T Griffiths . He attended the Harmony , WV Branch.

      !Thomas Smith met his future wife at the Log Church near Pig Skin Ridge. He was preaching at the church and met Sophia Ross who he later married.