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Abijah Smith

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  • Name Abijah Smith 
    Born 3 Oct 1764  CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Event 1807  Luzerne, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    from CT
    Established 1807 by Abijah Smith, who had bought 75 acres here on Ransom Creek and was later joined by his brother John. Their shipments of coal by ark down the Susquehanna, begun in 1807, continued for 20 years. This company was, in 1818, the first to extract Pennsylvania coal by powder blasting. In the same family almost 70 years, it was considered the first commercially successful U.S. anthracite firm. 
    Died 6 Mar 1826  Plymouth,Luzerne Co,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Shupps Cemetery, Larksville, Luzerne, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I24274  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    Smith DNA GRP-R-M269-187 Smith Branch: William Smythe b 1545 Hatfield ENG (Kit# B291****/FF/Aut)
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    Last Modified 3 Nov 2018 

    Father Abraham Smith,   b. 17 May 1734, Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1796, Derby,New Haven Co,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Sarah French,   b. 16 Jul 1738, Derby,New Haven Co,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1805, Derby,New Haven Co,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Documents
    1800 Derby New Haven CT - Abram Smith, Abijah Smith, Levi Smith
    1800 Derby New Haven CT - Abram Smith, Abijah Smith, Levi Smith
    Family ID F8863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eunice Chatfield,   b. 23 Mar 1766, Derby,New Haven Co,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1856, Derby,New Haven Co,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married c 1784  CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1810  Derby, New Haven, CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1820  Derby, New Haven, CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1830  Derby, New Haven, CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1840  Derby, New Haven, CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1850  Derby, New Haven, CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Sheldon Smith,   b. 16 Mar 1791,   d. 19 Sep 1863  (Age 72 years)
     2. Rachel Smith,   b. Sep 1793, Derby,New Haven Co,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1883, Derby,New Haven Co,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)
     3. Eliza Smith,   b. 1796, Derby,New Haven Co,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1884, Derby,New Haven Co,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +4. Lavinia Smith,   b. 20 Sep 1802, CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1885, Waterbury,New Haven Co,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Eunice Jane Smith,   b. 1804,   d. 1844  (Age 40 years)
     6. George Wilson Smith,   b. 1807,   d. 1834  (Age 27 years)
    Photos
    1820 Derby CT- Eunice Smith
    1820 Derby CT- Eunice Smith
    Documents
    1800 Derby New Haven CT - Abram Smith, Abijah Smith, Levi Smith
    1800 Derby New Haven CT - Abram Smith, Abijah Smith, Levi Smith
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F3601  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Esther Ransom,   b. 12 Oct 1788, Plymouth,Luzerne Co,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1839, Luzerne Co,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1810  PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lovisa Smith,   b. 12 Feb 1812, Plymouth,Luzerne,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1897, Plymouth,Luzerne,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +2. William Ransom Smith,   b. 17 Sep 1817, Plymouth,Luzerne,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1861, Plymouth,Luzerne,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     3. John B Smith,   b. 26 May 1819, Plymouth,Luzerne,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1904, Plymouth,Luzerne,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. Levi McCorkle Smith,   b. 23 Jan 1825, Plymouth,Luzerne,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1911, Adams,CO,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Photos
    Abijah Smith 1820 Luzerne Co PA
    Abijah Smith 1820 Luzerne Co PA
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F37150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Oct 1764 - CT,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - c 1784 - CT, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - 1 m under 10 1 m 10-15 1 m 16-25 1 m 45 and over 3 f under 10 1 f 45 and over - 1810 - Derby, New Haven, CT, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jun 1810 - PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - 2 m 10-15 1 f 10-15 3 f 16-25 1 f 45 and over - 1820 - Derby, New Haven, CT, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shupps Cemetery, Larksville, Luzerne, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - 2 f 20-29 1 f 30-39 1 f 60-69 - 1830 - Derby, New Haven, CT, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - 1 m under 5 2 f 30-39 1 f 40-49 1 f 70-79 - 1840 - Derby, New Haven, CT, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - Eunice Smith 84 Rachel Smith 55 Eliza SMith 53 Lavinia Stoddard 45 Wm A Stoddard 14 - 1850 - Derby, New Haven, CT, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Abijah Smith company
    Abijah Smith company


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