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  • Name William Smith 
    Born 1695  Surry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Land Deed 3 Jun 1746  Brunswick County,Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indenture made 3 June 1746 between William Smith of
    Albermarle Parish, Surry County, and Richard Parker, Junr. of
    same, œ50, 350a, South side of the Little Creek of the Three
    Creeks. Signed William Smith (bhm). Witnesses: William Smith
    and Isham Smith. Court June 5, 1746, Indenture acknowledged by
    William Smith and Anne the wife of the said Wm. Personally
    appeared and relinquished her right of Dower. Deed Book 3, Page
    184. 
    Died 1750  Surry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WILL 26 Jan 1750  Surry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Smith -will probated Oct 15, 1751.
    Children: Cuthbert, William, Isham, Josiah, Sarah, Lucy, Susanna
    In the name of God Amen
    I William Smith of Surry County being at this time of perfect and sound memory but considering that I must die when God of his infinite Mercy is pleased to call me. I do constitute and appoint this to be my last Will and Testament. First and foremost I give and devise my soul to God that gave it to me. And to Jesus Christ my Blessed Savior and Redeemer hoping for the Resurrection at the last day and for everlasting happiness in the World to come and my body to the earth to be buried in such decent manner as my Executor hereafter mentioned shall think fitt and as for my worldly goods which Almighty God in his great mercy has bestowed upon me I give and devise as in the manner following

    Item - I give and devise unto my son Cuthbert and to his heirs all my land lying on the lower side of the Reedy Creek in Brunswick County whereon he now lives with the appurtenances thereunto belonging.

    Item - I give and devise unto my aforesaid son Cuthbert one negro fellow named Sam and my negro boy named Jemmy and all other moveables where with he my said son is now possessed with which heretofore have been delivered to him by me.

    Item - I give and devise unto my daughter Sarah one negro boy named Tom.

    Item- I give and devise unto my son William all the remainder of my land lying in Brunswick County on the upper side of the Reedy Creek aforesaid with the appurtenances thereunto belonging the same to be for him and his heirs.

    Item - I give and devise unto my said son William one negro wrench named Moll and her child which is named George and all other moveables where with he my said son Will is possessed with which has been heretofore delivered to him by me.

    Item - I give and devise unto my son Isham and his heirs four hundred acres of land be the same more or less lying and being in Surry County on the North side of Nottoway River and bounded as followeth, to wit. Beginning at a corner Red Oak adjoining Harrison's line thence by a line of trees marked and choped in present of my said son's Cuthbert Will and Edward Davis to John Wilkersons land, thence by Wilkerson's Line to Harrison's aforesaid thence by Harrison's line to the beginning and if he my said son Isham dyes without heir then the said land to remain to my son Josiah and his heirs.

    Item - I give and devise unto my son Isham all my land lying on the south side of Nottoway River in Surry County and if he my son Isham dyes without heir then to remain to my son William and his heirs and if he my son William dyes without heirs then to remain to my son Josiah and his heirs.

    Item - I give and devise unto my son Isham one negro fellow named Ned, one feather bed and furniture one iron pot and ten head of cattle and the large black colt.

    Item - I give and devise unto my son Josiah all my land heretofore unmentioned to be to him and his heirs except the use of my Manner Plantation which I devise unto my dearly beloved wife Ann during her widowhood and then to remain to my son Josiah and to his heirs and if he dyes without heirs then all the said tract of land heretofore unmentioned to remain to my son Isham and his heirs.

    Item - I give and devise unto my son Josiah one negro girl named Frank and one feather bed and furniture one iron pot and ten head of cattle and my gunn.

    Item - I give and devise unto my daughter Lucy one negro girl named Eva the same which my daughter has got already in her possession and one negro child named Milley.

    Item - I give and devise unto my daughter Susannah one negro boy named Robin and if she my daughter dyes without heirs then to remain to my son Josiah and his heirs likewise I give and devise to my said daughter Susannah one side saddle at the value of three pounds ten shillings, one bed and furniture, one iron pott and ten head of cattle after her mothers decease.

    Item - I give the use of my negroes as namely Jack, Besse, Rachel and Judy I lend my dearly beloved wife Ann during her widowhood and if she marries or dyes then Jack and Rachel to remain to my son Isham and Besse and Judy to remain to my son Josiah.

    Item - I lend the rest of my whole estate to my dearly beloved wife Ann during her widowhood and when she marries or dyes then the remain to my son Isham and my son Josiah and my daughter Susannah then surviving equal to be divided.

    Item - Lastly I constitute and appoint my sons Isham and Josiah to be executors of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the same with my seal this twenty-sixth day of January one thousand seven hundred and fift
    William (X) Smith
    Law Gibbons
    John Wilkerson
    George Robartson

    Surry Co. Court 15 Oct 1751
    The within written last Will and Testament of William Smith - deceased was presented in court by Isham Smith and Josiah Smith the executors therein named who made oath thereto according to the law and the same was proved by the oaths of John Wilkerson and George Robartson two of the witnesses thereto and by the court ordered to be recorded and on the motion of the said executors certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form.
    Aug Claiborne Clk
    ******
    Will of William Smith of Surry County. Son: Cuthbert Smith land lying on south side of Reedy Creek in Brunswick Co and negroes Lem and Jim. Daughter Sarah: negro Tom. Son William: land in Brunswick Co on upper side of Reedy Creek and negro Moll and her son George. Son Isham: 400 acres on north side of Nottoway River in Surry and land on south side of Nottoway river in Surry and negro Ned. Son Josiah: all land unmentioned except plantation Executors: sons Isham and Josiah Smith. Wit: Lawrence Gibbons, John Wilkerson, Geo Robertson. 26 Jan 1750 13 Oct 1751. (p. 722) Estate of William Smith, decd appraised. 15 Oct 1751 18 Aug 1752 p. 789.-Surry Co VA Deeds and Wills 1738-54) 
    Land Deed 13 Oct 1764  Sussex County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Josiah Smith and Elizabeth his wife and Ann Smith his mother of the County of Brunswick to William Parham of Sussex for L 350, 767 acres on north side of Nottoway River adjacent to Harrison, Isham Smith, John Wilkerson, Mark Harwell, Lawrence Gibbons. Witnesses: Isham smith, John Wilkerson, Burrell Banks. Signed by Josiah and Elizabeth, Ann Smith - Sussex Co VA Deed Book C-126 
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    Person ID I24753  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA
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    Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1657 m E Flood 2. William 3 Josiah 4, Miles( ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b before 1656 VA m Elizabeth Flood (Surry Co VA) (Kit# 6485****/ ), Smith Branch: William Smith b 1762 VA m Sarah Rogers (Kit# 3061****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1657 m E Flood 2. William 3 Josiah 4, Isaac (Kit# 6368****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1657 m E Flood 2. William 3 Josiah 4, Isaac (Kit# B175****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1657 VA m E Flood (Kit# 1456****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b before 1656 VA m Elizabeth Flood (Kit# 8514****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith m Elizabeth Flood 2 William 3 Josiah (Kit# B612****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b bef 1656 VA m Elizabeth Flood (Kit# B740****/ ), Smith Branch: 1. Thomas Smith b c 1634 and d. 1724, New Haven, CTm Elizabeth Patterson 2 Thomas 3 Thomas (2) Nicholas Smith m E Flood (Kit# 2162****/ )Smith Branch: 1. Thomas Smith b c 1634 and d. 1724, New Haven, CTm Elizabeth Patterson 2 Thomas 3 Thomas (2) Nicholas Smith m E Flood (Kit# 2162****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1657 m E Flood 2. William 3 Josiah 4, Isaac (Kit# 2358****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1657 m E Flood 2. William 3 William 4 Herbert (Kit# 4441****/ )
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    Father Nicholas Smith,   b. Bef 1656, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 18 Feb 1719, Surry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Flood,   b. Surry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. bef1719, Surry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • WILL OF NICHOLAS SMITH
      from Surry County, Virginia Wills & Deeds 1715-30
      Book 7, Page 227

      In the Name of God Almighty Amen. I Nichl Smith of Southwark Parish being in perfect health sence and memory thanks be to Almighty God for it but considering the frailly and uncertainty of mans life do make appoint and ordain this to be my Last Will and Testament in manner and form as followeth.

      First and above all I commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it me trusting on the merits of blessed Savior Jesus Christ for a full and free pardon of all my sins commited in this frail life and my body to be decently buried at the discretion of my executor hereafter named and for what worldly estate God hath been pleased of his mercy to bestow upon me after all my just debts paid I give and bestow as followeth.

      I give unto my son, Nichl Smith, five schillings and what he owes to me.

      I give unto my son, John Smith, fifty acres of land as it is marked out by me upon the head of the Cross Swamp where he first built being more or less to him and his heirs forever.

      I give unto my son Lawrence Smith my horse bridle and sadle.

      I give unto my son William Smith my plantation and land belonging to it whereon I now live with all houses, orchards, as it now lies to him and his heirs male lawfully begotton of his body and if it shall be that he die and leave no heir male of his body then my will is that my grandson Arthur Smith the son of my son John Smith shall possess my plantation and his heirs forever.

      I give unto my daughter Mary my feather bed and bolster and my bed cloathes belonging to it.

      I appoint my son William Smith my Executor of this my Last Will and Testament avoaking all others made by me. As Witnesses my hand & seal this 18th day of February 1718/19.

      /s/Nichl Smith SEAL

      Signed Sealed and Acknowledged to be his Will & Desire in presence of us:
      Zacharia Madderra, John Deberry, Pricilia X Madderra

      At court held at Southward for the County of Surry November 18, 1719. the above mentioned Will of Nichl Smith deced was presented in court by Wm Smith Extr thereof who made oath thereto and being proved by the oaths of Zacharia Maddera and John Deberry Witnesses thereto the same was ordered to be recorded and is recorded by John Allen, Ct. Cur.
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    Family ID F8997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Isham,   b. 1700,   d. 1771  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Cuthbert Smith,   b. c 1720, Surry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c 1780, Brunswick County,Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    +2. William Smith,   b. c 1730, Surry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1815, Patrick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
    +3. Isham Smith,   d. c 1795, Sussex County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Josiah Smith,   b. 1728, Sussex County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 14 Oct 1818, York County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     5. Sarah Smith
     6. Lucy Smith
    +7. Susannah Smith,   b. 1737
    Documents
    Smiths - NC- from Southside Virginia Families Vol 1
    Smiths - NC- from Southside Virginia Families Vol 1
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2018 Help 
    Family ID F8998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1695 - Surry County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Deed - Indenture made 3 June 1746 between William Smith of Albermarle Parish, Surry County, and Richard Parker, Junr. of same, œ50, 350a, South side of the Little Creek of the Three Creeks. Signed William Smith (bhm). Witnesses: William Smith and Isham Smith. Court June 5, 1746, Indenture acknowledged by William Smith and Anne the wife of the said Wm. Personally appeared and relinquished her right of Dower. Deed Book 3, Page 184. - 3 Jun 1746 - Brunswick County,Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1750 - Surry County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWILL - William Smith -will probated Oct 15, 1751. Children: Cuthbert, William, Isham, Josiah, Sarah, Lucy, Susanna In the name of God Amen I William Smith of Surry County being at this time of perfect and sound memory but considering that I must die when God of his infinite Mercy is pleased to call me. I do constitute and appoint this to be my last Will and Testament. First and foremost I give and devise my soul to God that gave it to me. And to Jesus Christ my Blessed Savior and Redeemer hoping for the Resurrection at the last day and for everlasting happiness in the World to come and my body to the earth to be buried in such decent manner as my Executor hereafter mentioned shall think fitt and as for my worldly goods which Almighty God in his great mercy has bestowed upon me I give and devise as in the manner following Item - I give and devise unto my son Cuthbert and to his heirs all my land lying on the lower side of the Reedy Creek in Brunswick County whereon he now lives with the appurtenances thereunto belonging. Item - I give and devise unto my aforesaid son Cuthbert one negro fellow named Sam and my negro boy named Jemmy and all other moveables where with he my said son is now possessed with which heretofore have been delivered to him by me. Item - I give and devise unto my daughter Sarah one negro boy named Tom. Item- I give and devise unto my son William all the remainder of my land lying in Brunswick County on the upper side of the Reedy Creek aforesaid with the appurtenances thereunto belonging the same to be for him and his heirs. Item - I give and devise unto my said son William one negro wrench named Moll and her child which is named George and all other moveables where with he my said son Will is possessed with which has been heretofore delivered to him by me. Item - I give and devise unto my son Isham and his heirs four hundred acres of land be the same more or less lying and being in Surry County on the North side of Nottoway River and bounded as followeth, to wit. Beginning at a corner Red Oak adjoining Harrison's line thence by a line of trees marked and choped in present of my said son's Cuthbert Will and Edward Davis to John Wilkersons land, thence by Wilkerson's Line to Harrison's aforesaid thence by Harrison's line to the beginning and if he my said son Isham dyes without heir then the said land to remain to my son Josiah and his heirs. Item - I give and devise unto my son Isham all my land lying on the south side of Nottoway River in Surry County and if he my son Isham dyes without heir then to remain to my son William and his heirs and if he my son William dyes without heirs then to remain to my son Josiah and his heirs. Item - I give and devise unto my son Isham one negro fellow named Ned, one feather bed and furniture one iron pot and ten head of cattle and the large black colt. Item - I give and devise unto my son Josiah all my land heretofore unmentioned to be to him and his heirs except the use of my Manner Plantation which I devise unto my dearly beloved wife Ann during her widowhood and then to remain to my son Josiah and to his heirs and if he dyes without heirs then all the said tract of land heretofore unmentioned to remain to my son Isham and his heirs. Item - I give and devise unto my son Josiah one negro girl named Frank and one feather bed and furniture one iron pot and ten head of cattle and my gunn. Item - I give and devise unto my daughter Lucy one negro girl named Eva the same which my daughter has got already in her possession and one negro child named Milley. Item - I give and devise unto my daughter Susannah one negro boy named Robin and if she my daughter dyes without heirs then to remain to my son Josiah and his heirs likewise I give and devise to my said daughter Susannah one side saddle at the value of three pounds ten shillings, one bed and furniture, one iron pott and ten head of cattle after her mothers decease. Item - I give the use of my negroes as namely Jack, Besse, Rachel and Judy I lend my dearly beloved wife Ann during her widowhood and if she marries or dyes then Jack and Rachel to remain to my son Isham and Besse and Judy to remain to my son Josiah. Item - I lend the rest of my whole estate to my dearly beloved wife Ann during her widowhood and when she marries or dyes then the remain to my son Isham and my son Josiah and my daughter Susannah then surviving equal to be divided. Item - Lastly I constitute and appoint my sons Isham and Josiah to be executors of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the same with my seal this twenty-sixth day of January one thousand seven hundred and fift William (X) Smith Law Gibbons John Wilkerson George Robartson Surry Co. Court 15 Oct 1751 The within written last Will and Testament of William Smith - deceased was presented in court by Isham Smith and Josiah Smith the executors therein named who made oath thereto according to the law and the same was proved by the oaths of John Wilkerson and George Robartson two of the witnesses thereto and by the court ordered to be recorded and on the motion of the said executors certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form. Aug Claiborne Clk ****** Will of William Smith of Surry County. Son: Cuthbert Smith land lying on south side of Reedy Creek in Brunswick Co and negroes Lem and Jim. Daughter Sarah: negro Tom. Son William: land in Brunswick Co on upper side of Reedy Creek and negro Moll and her son George. Son Isham: 400 acres on north side of Nottoway River in Surry and land on south side of Nottoway river in Surry and negro Ned. Son Josiah: all land unmentioned except plantation Executors: sons Isham and Josiah Smith. Wit: Lawrence Gibbons, John Wilkerson, Geo Robertson. 26 Jan 1750 13 Oct 1751. (p. 722) Estate of William Smith, decd appraised. 15 Oct 1751 18 Aug 1752 p. 789.-Surry Co VA Deeds and Wills 1738-54) - 26 Jan 1750 - Surry County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Deed - Josiah Smith and Elizabeth his wife and Ann Smith his mother of the County of Brunswick to William Parham of Sussex for L 350, 767 acres on north side of Nottoway River adjacent to Harrison, Isham Smith, John Wilkerson, Mark Harwell, Lawrence Gibbons. Witnesses: Isham smith, John Wilkerson, Burrell Banks. Signed by Josiah and Elizabeth, Ann Smith - Sussex Co VA Deed Book C-126 - 13 Oct 1764 - Sussex County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • There is some question about whether William married Ann Sterling or Ann Isham.


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