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Peter Smith

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  • Name Peter Smith 
    Born Abt 1734  Orange Co,NC,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    DAR Ancestor # Peter Smith

    b c 1736 Orange NC

    d before Oct 1797 Caswell NC

    NC Patriotic Service

    DAR A106609 
    WILL 18 Apr 1793  Caswell ,NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Caswell County, NC
    Will Book C, Folio 249
    Will of Peter SMITH
    18apr1793
    Oct1797
    In the name of God Amen. I Peter SMITH, of Caswell County state of north Carolina, for divers good causes and considerations, now hereunto moveing have made constituted and appointed this my last will and testament, in the following manner.
    Item first.
    I give to my daughter Elizabeth, her heirs etc. a certain Negro woman named Jane, a horse, saddle and bridle and feather bed, etc. now in her and her husbands possession. Next I give to my daughter Martha a Negro girl named Bess, a horse, saddle and bridle and Feather bed and furniture. Next I give to my son Jesse a negro boy named Lewis. Next I give to my son Moses a negro boy named Edmond. Next I give to my son Aaron a negro girl named Fannie, and I will that all my other property estate consisting of land, negroes, stock, household furniture, etc., be equally divided between the rest of my sons, to wit: James, William, Pressley, George, John B., Elias and Elijah, except my Negro man Anthony, who tho not absolutely free, I will that he have liberty to have his own choice from time to time, to serve which of my children he shall choose, and not to be confined to any one particular, but if ill treated by one, to have liberty to go to another as he shall see fit, and not to be sold to any other person. In testimony whereof, I set my hand and seal this 18th day of April Seventeen hundred and ninety three 1793, and I appoint John WINDSOR, Richard HORNBUCKLE, and my son William W. Smith executors of this my last will and testament.
    Signed Peter Smith
    Test
    Ja' GRANT Junr
    Jeptha RICE
    Henry FERREL
    Caswell County, October Court, 1797.
    The executors of this Will was duly proved in open court by the oaths of James Grant and Jeptha Rice, subscribing witnesses, and on motion, ordered to be recorded.
    A.C. Murphy, Clerk 
    Died Abt 1797  Caswell Co,NC,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I1646 
    American Revolutionary WarDAR Ancestor #: A106609
    Smith American Revolutionary War Patriot Report
    Branches/DNA Smith DNA GRP-J-M172-1 Smith Branch: Peter Smith d 1741 Westmoreland Co VA (2 James 3 Peter 4 George R )((YDNA)), Smith Branch: Peter Smith d 1741 Westmoreland Co VA (2 Thomas 3 Charles)((YDNA)), Smith Branch: Peter Smith d 1741 Westmoreland Co VA (2 Thomas 3 Daniel 4 James)(FF/Aut), Smith Branch: Peter Smith d 1741 Westmoreland Co, VA (2 Thomas 3 Fleming)((YDNA)), Smith Branch: Peter Smith d 1741 Westmoreland VA (2 Thomas 3 Peter)((YDNA)), Smith Branch: Spencer Smith b 1770 Spartanburg SC m Mary Wilson (2 Peter 3 Andrew)((YDNA))
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    Last Modified 19 Feb 2018 

    Father James Smith,   b. 1706, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1749, Fairfax VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Presley 
    Family ID F708  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jemima Simpson,   b. 17 Mar 1743, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1792, Caswell Co,NC,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1764  VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1790  Caswell, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. James Simpson Smith,   b. Abt 1766, Fairfax Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 1854, Muhlenberg Co,KY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)
     2. Elizabeth Smith,   b. 15 Jul 1770, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Oct 1847, Caswell NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. George Rudolphus Smith,   b. 10 Apr 1772, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1840, Smith,Posey Co,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +4. John Bailey Smith,   b. 12 Oct 1773, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 May 1856, Muhlenberg Co,KY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +5. Elias G Smith,   b. 21 Mar 1775, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Mar 1830, Muhlenberg KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [Natural]
    +6. William Wigginton Smith,   b. Abt 1777, Fairfax Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1847, Muhlenberg Co,KY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     7. Martha Smith,   b. Abt 1779, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1857, Muhlenberg Co,KY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     8. Presley Wheeler Smith,   b. Abt 1781, Caswell NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    +9. Aaron Fairfax Smith,   b. Apr 1783, Caswell Co,NC,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1867, Paradise,Muhlenberg Co,KY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     10. Moses F Smith,   b. Abt 1784, Caswell Co,NC,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1859, Daviess KY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    +11. Jesse Ware Smith,   b. 1785, Caswell Co,NC,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1870, Hills,Union Co,KY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     12. Elijah Smith,   b. Abt 1787, Caswell NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1793, Caswell NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F718  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1734 - Orange Co,NC,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1764 - VA,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - 1790 - Caswell, NC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWILL - Caswell County, NC Will Book C, Folio 249 Will of Peter SMITH 18apr1793 Oct1797 In the name of God Amen. I Peter SMITH, of Caswell County state of north Carolina, for divers good causes and considerations, now hereunto moveing have made constituted and appointed this my last will and testament, in the following manner. Item first. I give to my daughter Elizabeth, her heirs etc. a certain Negro woman named Jane, a horse, saddle and bridle and feather bed, etc. now in her and her husbands possession. Next I give to my daughter Martha a Negro girl named Bess, a horse, saddle and bridle and Feather bed and furniture. Next I give to my son Jesse a negro boy named Lewis. Next I give to my son Moses a negro boy named Edmond. Next I give to my son Aaron a negro girl named Fannie, and I will that all my other property estate consisting of land, negroes, stock, household furniture, etc., be equally divided between the rest of my sons, to wit: James, William, Pressley, George, John B., Elias and Elijah, except my Negro man Anthony, who tho not absolutely free, I will that he have liberty to have his own choice from time to time, to serve which of my children he shall choose, and not to be confined to any one particular, but if ill treated by one, to have liberty to go to another as he shall see fit, and not to be sold to any other person. In testimony whereof, I set my hand and seal this 18th day of April Seventeen hundred and ninety three 1793, and I appoint John WINDSOR, Richard HORNBUCKLE, and my son William W. Smith executors of this my last will and testament. Signed Peter Smith Test Ja' GRANT Junr Jeptha RICE Henry FERREL Caswell County, October Court, 1797. The executors of this Will was duly proved in open court by the oaths of James Grant and Jeptha Rice, subscribing witnesses, and on motion, ordered to be recorded. A.C. Murphy, Clerk - 18 Apr 1793 - Caswell ,NC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1797 - Caswell Co,NC,USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Peter Smith d 1793 Will Caswell Co NC
    Peter Smith d 1793 Will Caswell Co NC


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