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Abner Smith

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  • Name Abner Smith 
    Born Warren,NC,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1806  TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1806-1807 Smith moved to Tennessee 
    Residence 1818  AL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Abner and brother Solomon moved to Alabama where they founded four churches in Lawrence, Franklin, and Marion Counties. First church organized by Smith was Town Creek Baptist Church 
    Residence 13 Feb 1824  Nacogdoches, TX, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In 1823 Smith journeyed from Tennessee to Texas and voted in the "Alcaldes" election on Feb 13, 1824 in Nacogdoches 
    Residence 1832  Lawrence Co, AL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Smith served as moderator of the Muscle Shoals Baptist Association in 1832-1833 
    Residence 1833  TX, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Smith left the Buttahatchie River and came to Texas in 1833. The group settled near the present town of Bastrop, where he was given a Spanish Land Grant in what is now Burleson County. REcords of Bell County indicate he filed on land Oct 28, 1834 
    Residence 29 Mar 1834  Bastrop, TX, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Smith founded the first Baptist Church organized on Texas soil- the Providence Baptist Church. Organized on March 29, 1834, twelve miles south of Bastrop on the Colorado River. 
    Residence 1836  Washington, TX, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In 1836 Smith moved to Burleson County (which was then Washington County) where he received a land grant of one league (4439 acres). He distributed the land among his family. Sometime during this period he received 177 acres of land near Georgetown in Williamson County.  
    Died 26 Apr 1872  Burleson,TX,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Black Jack Cemetery, Burleson, TX, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I65785  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA Smith DNA GRP-R-M269-7 Smith Branch: Abner Smith b 1781 NC m Siddy Busbee 2 Newman 3 Christopher((YDNA)), Smith Branch: Abner Smith b 1781 NC m Siddy Busbee (2 Newman 3 Christopher)((YDNA)), Smith Branch: Abner Smith b 1781 NC m Siddy Busbee (2 Bethel 3 Eurastus)((YDNA))
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    Documents
    1790 Wake Co NC mentions a Solomon Smith 1 free white male over 16 and 5 0-16 1 f
    1790 Wake Co NC mentions a Solomon Smith 1 free white male over 16 and 5 0-16 1 f
    Family ID F30850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Siddy Busbee,   b. 1785, Warren Co,NC,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816, AL,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 31 Jan 1805  Wake Co, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • North Carolina Index to Marriage Bonds 1741-1868
      Bond Date 1805
      Bond # 000157899
      Wake Co
      Record 03 477
      Bondsman Johnston Busbee
      Witness Jas Peters
    Census (Family) 1830  Lawrence, AL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The list of children from "Abner Smith and Early Primitive" has Nathan, Bethel, Hamilton, Mary, Nancy and Kaya. After Siddy’s death he married Sarah Jackson in Nashville, Tennessee, and had one child, Abigail,in Lawrence County, Alabama.
    Children 
    +1. Newman Smith,   b. 1808, Burleson,TX,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1867, Burleson,TX,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +2. Bethel Smith,   b. 1812, TN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1885, Coryell Co,TX,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Hamilton Smith
     4. Mary Smith
     5. Nancy Smith,   b. 30 Aug 1811, TN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1870, Fayette Co,TX,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     6. Sarah Elizabeth C Smith,   b. 31 Aug 1821, AL,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1891, Marion Co,AL,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Documents
    Abner Smith 1830 Lawrence Co AL
    Abner Smith 1830 Lawrence Co AL
    Abner Smith and Solomon Smith in 1820 Franklin Co AL census
    Abner Smith and Solomon Smith in 1820 Franklin Co AL census
    Abner Smith m Siddy Busbee 31 Jan 1805
    Abner Smith m Siddy Busbee 31 Jan 1805
    Wake County Marriage Bonds
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F16587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Rebecca Jackson 
    Married 4 Aug 1826  Davidson Co, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Abigail Smith,   b. 20 Nov 1828, Lawrence Co,AL,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1893, Valley Spring,Llano Co,TX,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Mattie Smith,   b. 2 Apr 1844, Tennessee, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1927, San Antonio,Bexar County Co,Texas, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Documents
    Abner Smith -Sarah Jackson marriage record -Davidson Co TN
    Abner Smith -Sarah Jackson marriage record -Davidson Co TN
    1830 Lawrence Co AL -Abner Smith
    1830 Lawrence Co AL -Abner Smith
    Last Modified 3 May 2018 
    Family ID F29301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Jan 1805 - Wake Co, NC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1806-1807 Smith moved to Tennessee - 1806 - TN, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abner and brother Solomon moved to Alabama where they founded four churches in Lawrence, Franklin, and Marion Counties. First church organized by Smith was Town Creek Baptist Church - 1818 - AL, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - In 1823 Smith journeyed from Tennessee to Texas and voted in the "Alcaldes" election on Feb 13, 1824 in Nacogdoches - 13 Feb 1824 - Nacogdoches, TX, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Aug 1826 - Davidson Co, TN, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - 1 m 5-9 2 m 10-14 2 m 15-19 1 m 60-69 1 f uner 5 1 f 10-14 1 f 15-19 1 f 40-49 - 1830 - Lawrence, AL, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Smith served as moderator of the Muscle Shoals Baptist Association in 1832-1833 - 1832 - Lawrence Co, AL, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Smith left the Buttahatchie River and came to Texas in 1833. The group settled near the present town of Bastrop, where he was given a Spanish Land Grant in what is now Burleson County. REcords of Bell County indicate he filed on land Oct 28, 1834 - 1833 - TX, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Smith founded the first Baptist Church organized on Texas soil- the Providence Baptist Church. Organized on March 29, 1834, twelve miles south of Bastrop on the Colorado River. - 29 Mar 1834 - Bastrop, TX, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - In 1836 Smith moved to Burleson County (which was then Washington County) where he received a land grant of one league (4439 acres). He distributed the land among his family. Sometime during this period he received 177 acres of land near Georgetown in Williamson County. - 1836 - Washington, TX, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Apr 1872 - Burleson,TX,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Black Jack Cemetery, Burleson, TX, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Abner Smith b 1781 NC
    Abner Smith b 1781 NC

    Documents
    Abner Smith, Primitive Baptist
    Abner Smith, Primitive Baptist
    from History of Texas Baptists by Benjamin Franklin Fuller
    Abner Smith
    Abner Smith
    from Baptist History- Dallas Baptist University


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