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Thomas Smith

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  • Name Thomas Smith 
    Born Abt 1672  Brookhaven,Suffolk Co,NY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    WILL 28 Dec 1731  Cape May Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The will of Thomas Smith, of Cape May Co., N.J.; yeoman, dated 28 December
    1731. Named his wife, Abigail. Sons, Thomas and Christopher Smith,given
    "my lands" equally, when of age. Son, Anthony, a double portion of my
    moveable estate when of age.

    Daughters - Margery, Jerusha, Ruth, and Alathare. Executors , "friends and brother," William Smith and Henry
    Young. Witnesses by Elizabeth Crowell, John Thomson, and John Thompson,
    Jr. (Will proved 13 May 1732.) 
    Died 1732  Cape May, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Inventory 13 Apr 1732  Cape May Co, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Inventory of the estate April 13, 1732 (worth 119.00. 6 pounds)includes cattle, (l54) and "half a shalop and a cannew," ( l 5.15.0)
    Appraisers were Benjamin Hand and John Ingrum. 
    Website Link http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lharmon&id=I14711 
    Buried Smith Family Burial Ground, Cape May Court House, Cape May, NJ, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I1156  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA
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    Smith DNA GRP-E-M2_-6 Smith Branch: Richard Smith b 1480 ENG > PA (Greene) m Mary Pines (Kit# 1148****/YDNA)), Smith Branch: Abraham Smith b 1647 LI NY > NJ(Tree Only-No DNA), Smith Branch: Anthony Thomas Smith b 1723 NJ m Lydiia Willits > PA (Greene Co) (Kit# N861****/YDNA)), Smith Branch: Abraham Smith b 1547 LI NY (Father) - William Smith b 1784 VA (Mother) (Kit# ****/FF/Aut), Smith Branch: Abraham Smith b 1622 Eng m Mary Pines (Kit# 3502****/FF/Aut)
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    Father Abraham Smith,   b. 1647, Long Island Co,NY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1732, Cape May Co,NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Margery ? 
    Family ID F551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Allen,   b. 14 Nov 1681, Shrewsbury,Monmouth Co,NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1731, Cape May Co,NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married Bef 1718  Cape May Co, NJ, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Anthony Thomas Smith,   b. 26 Jul 1723, Cape May Co,NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1809, Greene Co,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +2. Thomas Smith, Jr,   b. 1718, NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1783, Cape May, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Christopher Smith,   b. 1720, NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1741, Cape May, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F552  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alathea Dayton,   b. 1680, New Haven,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1710  Cape May Co, NJ, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margary Smith,   b. 28 Nov 1702, NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jerusha Smith,   b. c 1704, NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Abigail Smith,   b. c 1706, NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Ruth Smith,   b. 1711, Egg Harbor,Cape May Co,NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1747, Egg Harbor,Cape May Co,NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     5. Alathare Smith,   b. 1713, NJ,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F14421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Abigal Johnson 
    Married After 1723  Cape May Co, NJ, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1860  ILL:Hamilton Co., Griswold Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1900  ILL:Hamilton Co., Twigg Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F14428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1672 - Brookhaven,Suffolk Co,NY,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Bef 1710 - Cape May Co, NJ, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Bef 1718 - Cape May Co, NJ, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - After 1723 - Cape May Co, NJ, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1732 - Cape May, New Jersey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Smith Family Burial Ground, Cape May Court House, Cape May, NJ, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - 1900 Census ILL:Hamilton Co., Twigg Twp, #158/160: Jno. F. McGill 47 wd bApr 1853ILL, pTN; marr 29yrs Robert L. McGill son 24 bNov 1875ILL, pILL; single Benjamin McGill son 20 bAug 1879ILL, pILL; single Henry McGill son 18 bAug 1881ILL, pILL; single Herman McGill son 17 bJan 1883ILL, pILL; single Rettie McGill dau 14 bOct 1885ILL, pILL Minnie McGill dau 10 bJul 1889ILL, pILL #166/168: Shasteen & Pittman families - 1900 - ILL:Hamilton Co., Twigg Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • from Smith, Grant, and Irons Families of New Jersey's Shore Counties: Including the Related Families of Willets and Birdsall

      "Chapter IV Page 39: Family II Thomas Smith (1) was born, say,in 1672, and died in Cape May County, New Jersey in 1732. He was married three times, first about 1700/1701 to Alathare/ Alathea Dayton, who was born about 1680, and died 19 December 1714; second (marriage) t o Mary, ca. 1718, whose surname is conjectural, but probably born Mary Allen, or MaryHand; as later shown; and third (marriage) to Abagail, widow of Samuel Johnson.

      According to his will (Thomas) five daughters were born to the first marriage, and three sons to the second. There were no children born to the third marriage." Thomas Smith's five daughters included: Margery Smith 1702-1790 married James Bellange, a Quaker. Jerusha Smith 1704- married Lemuel Swaine, a whaler Ruth Smith 1711-1747 married James Pharo - a cousin Abigail Smith 1706-1786 married Lewis Cresse Alathare Smith 1713-1746 married Joseph Ludlam, Jr.

      His sons, by his second wife Mary, included: Thomas Smith , Jr. 1718-1783 - married Sarah Cresse had sons Thomas Smith III, and Christopher Smith. Christopher Smith who died
      before 1741 died without issue. Anthony Smith - 1723-1810 w ho married Lydia Willets.


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