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John Smith

John Smith[1]

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  • Name John Smith 
    Born May 1832  Lewis Co,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1920  possibly Meade District, Upshur Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Sons William and Minter (ane possibly others) still in Meade District, but neither John (nor second wife Jane) can be found there.
    Buried Mount Olive Church Cemetery, Weston, Lewis, WV, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I79751  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA
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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 Solomon) (Kit# ****/FF/Aut), 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 Abraham 3 John(Tree Only-No DNA)
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    Father 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) 
    Mother Sarah "Sally" Flesher,   b. 9 Jul 1802, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870, Lewis County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 9 May 1822  Lewis Co, (W)V Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    • MARR: _PRIM Y
    Family ID F29159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret A. Smith,   b. Abt 1834, Lewis Co, (W)V Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1877, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 1856  Lewis Co, WV, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    • John was her first cousin. His father Abraham and her father Andrew were both sons of William Sharp Smith.

      MARR: _PRIM Y
    Census (Family) 1860  Weston, Lewis, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1870  Lincoln, Lewis, WV, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1880  Skin Creek, Lewis, WV, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah C Smith,   b. 3 May 1861, Lewis Co, (W)V Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     2. John Granville Smith,   b. 1869, Lincoln District, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    +3. William Ervin Smith,   b. 15 May 1876, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1958, Hinkleville,Upshur Co,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F29157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susan Jane Ware,   b. Jun 1852, Lewis Co, (W)V Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1910, Weston,Lewis Co,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1883  Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    • (Note: John was age 51, a widower, born Lewis Co, parents Abraham J Smith and Sarah Flesher. Susan Jane was age 32, a widow, born Lewis Co, her first married name was Grady, her maiden name was Ware, parents were William Ware and Susannah J Simon.)

      MARR: _PRIM Y
    Census (Family) 1900  Skin Creek, Lewis, WV, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1910  Meade, Upshur, WV, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nancy A Grady,   b. May 1879, Lewis,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Major A Smith,   b. Aug 1881, WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1919, Elkins,Randolph,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
     3. Minter J Smith,   b. Sep 1884, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Charles Goff Smith,   b. 27 Dec 1886, Lewis Co,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1933, Upshur Co,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     5. unknown Smith,   b. Abt 1888,   d. Abt 1888  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +6. Harvey Low Smith,   b. 27 Aug 1890, Skin Creek,Lewis Co,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1966, Buckhannon,Upshur Co,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F29353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - May 1832 - Lewis Co,WV,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1856 - Lewis Co, WV, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - John Smith 27 b c 1833 VA Margaret Smith 24 - 1860 - Weston, Lewis, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - John Smith 38 Margaret Smith 33 Sarah C Smith 10 John G Smith 1 - 1870 - Lincoln, Lewis, WV, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - John Smith 48 b c 1832 WV WV WV widower John G Smith 11 William E Smith 4 - 1880 - Skin Creek, Lewis, WV, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Mar 1883 - Lewis Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - John Smith 68 Jane SMith 48 Nancy A Smith 21 Mjor A Smith 19 Meinter J Smith 15 Chas G Smith 14 Henry L SMith 9 Ida Pearl Smith 1 - 1900 - Skin Creek, Lewis, WV, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - John Smith 75 Jane Smith 59 Minier J SMith 27 Charley G Smith 26 Harvey Smith 21 - 1910 - Meade, Upshur, WV, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Olive Church Cemetery, Weston, Lewis, WV, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John Smith around 1910 (Upshur WV)
    John Smith around 1910 (Upshur WV)

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

    2. [S3321075201] *1850 US Federal Census, Census Place: District 30, Lewis, Virginia; Roll: M432_956; Page: 30; Image: 62. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S3321075242] *E-Mail Patricia Viellenave 26 Jun 2006, Wes Cochran 1881-1927 Lewis Co marriages, p. 8 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S3321075210] *1920 US Federal Census, Census Place: Meade, Upshur, West Virginia; Roll: T625_1968; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 137; Image: 408. (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S3321075233] *Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850.

    6. [S3321075203] *1860 US Federal Census, Census Place: Lewis, Virginia; Roll: M653_1358; Page: 64; Image: 67. (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S3321075242] *E-Mail Patricia Viellenave 26 Jun 2006, (Note: No record found in either Lewis Co or Upshur Co marriage books.) (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S3321075208] *1900 US Federal Census, Census Place: Skin Creek, Lewis, West Virginia; Roll: T623 1763; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 65. (Reliability: 2).