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William Smith, Jr.

William Smith, Jr.aaaa[1, 2]

Male 1775 - 1849  (74 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document   Submit GedcomSubmit Gedcom


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  • Name William Smith 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 1775  Fauquier Co, Virginia, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    • Note: He shows up separate from father on Hampshire County PPT in 1796, so born 1796-21=1775; 1820 Census indicates he was born before 1775. 1830, and 1840 indicate he was born between 1770 and 1780. Jason Henry Smith says he was born 1764 in Farquier Co, VA. Son William T's 1880 census says father born in VA, mother in WV. Daughter Martha Smith's 1880 census says father born VA, mother born Germany. Regarding sources of the proposed 1775 birth year, William Smith Jr shows up separate from father on Hampshire County PPT in 1796, so born 1796-21=1775; 1820 Census indicates he was born before 1775. 1830 and 1840 census indicate he was born between 1770 and 1780. Jason Henry Smith says he was born 1764 in Farquier Co, VA. Son William T's 1880 census says father born in VA, mother in WV. Daughter Martha Smith's 1880 census says father born VA, mother born Germany.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1810  Hampshire Co, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Census 1820  Lewis County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1830  Weston District, Lewis, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1840  Weston District, Lewis Co, (W)V Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 1849  Little Skin Creek, Lewis Co, (W)V Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 10
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    Person ID I79248  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    Smith DNA GRP-R-M269-69 Smith Branch: William Smith Sr b 1755 Fauquier Co, VA m Mary(2 William 3 Andrew 4 John) (Kit# 5775****/YDNA)), Smith Branch: William Smith Sr b 1755 Fauquier Co, VA m Mary (2 William 3 Andrew 4 Solomon) (Kit# ****/FF/Aut), Smith Branch: William Smith Sr b 1755 Fauquier Co VA m Mary 2 William 3 Abraham 3 John(Tree Only-No DNA)
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    Father William Smith, Sr.,   b. Bef 1755, Farquier County, Virginia, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1803, Hampshire Co, (W)V Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Mary,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1773  Fauquier Co, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    • MARR: _PRIM Y
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    Descendant of William Smith b bef 1755 Fauquier Co VA m Mary
    Family ID F29895  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Kiger,   b. Between 1780 and 1784, Hampshire Co, (W)V Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1812, Homer, Lewis, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married Abt 1795  Hampshire Co, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Andrew J Smith,   b. c 1798, Harrison,Charles Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1883, Weston,Lewis Co,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
     2. Smith,   b. Abt 1800, Hampshire Co, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Martha (Patty) Smith,   b. 1804, probably Hampshire Co, (W)V Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1898, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. Abraham (Abe) Smith,   b. 18 Aug 1804, probably Hampshire Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1860 and 1870, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     5. Katie Smith,   b. Abt 1807, probably Hampshire Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     6. William Thomas Smith,   b. 2 Aug 1809, Hampshire Co, (W)V Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1899, Wheeler Fork of Skin Creek, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F29151  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah Peterson,   b. Abt 1791, Salem County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1870, Lewis County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1815  Harrison County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    • Note: Susannah Peterson Smith was the widow of Louis Henry Smith, the JHS book says Louis was brother of William Smith Jr.

      MARR: _PRIM Y
    Children 
     1. William J. Smith,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Unknown
     2. Temperance (Tempa) Smith,   b. 1823, Lewis County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  (Age 58 years)
     3. James M. Smith,   b. 1827, Lewis County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1910 and 1920, possibly Roane Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Sydney Jane Smith,   b. 1829, Little Skin Creek, Lewis Co, (W)V Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905, Oregon Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Louisa Jane Smith,   b. 1833, Lewis County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F28976  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3321075716] *Book - Jason Henry Smith's Book.

    2. [S3321075152] *Blaire Wilson's Christopher Smith Tree.

    3. [S3321075216] *1880 US Federal Census, Census Place: Skin Creek, Lewis, West Virginia; Roll: T9_1406; Family History Film: 1255406; Page: 40.2000; Enumeration District: 132. William T Smith census record lists father's birthplace as VA, mother's as WV. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S3321075205] *1840 US Federal Census, Census Place: Not Stated, Lewis, Virginia; Roll: 566; Page: 138. (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S3321075627] *Book - Hampshire Co WV PPT 1800-1814, Birthdate based on age William Sr first is shown with 2 tithables (son turns 16) and when William Jr. appears separately on list (he turns 21 yrs). (Reliability: 0).

    6. [S3321075387] *1810 US Federal Census, Census Place: Harrison, Virginia; Roll: 69; Page: 926; Image: 177.00. (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S3321075387] *1810 US Federal Census, Census Place: Hampshire, Virginia; Roll: 69; Page: 801; Image: 50.00. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S3321075270] *1820 US Federal Census, Census Place: Not Stated, Lewis, Virginia; Roll: M33_133; Page: 13; Image: 181. (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S3321075204] *1830 US Federal Census, Census Place: Not Stated, Lewis, Virginia; Roll: 191; Page: 256. (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S3321075471] *Book - Peterson Family, p. 70, line 427. Also, p. 230, line 1729: letter from William B Peterson to brother Henry J Peterson dated 20 Jun 1850: our "sister Susannah Smith is well at present and living with her son James her husband, having departed this life upward of a year ago." (Reliability: 0).

    11. [S3321075635] *Book - Hampshire County Tax Lists 1782-1799, years 1804-1806 (Reliability: 0).

    12. [S3321075387] *1810 US Federal Census, Census Place: Hampshire, Virginia; Roll: 69; Page: 801; Image: 50.00. (Reliability: 0).

    13. [S3321075221] *WV Vital Research Records, Marriage between William Smith & Susannah Smith dated 2 Jul 1815, Harrison Co, VA (Reliability: 3).