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  • Name Arthur Smith 
    Born c 1740 
    Gender Male 
    DAR Ancestor # Arthur Smith b c 1740

    d 1808 Wayne NC

    DAR A104669

    NC Patriotic Service 
    WILL 1805  Wayne County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wayne County, NC - Will of Arthur Smith Sen., 1805

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    Be it Remembered that I ARTHUR SMITH SEN. of Wayne County and
    the State of North Carolina being Very Low and feble in body but
    sound of mind and memory do think best in this condition to make this
    my will and I _____ and Dispose of my Estate in manner and form
    following Viz My Just Debts being first paid
    ITEM THE FIRST I give and bequeath to my beloved wife one mare
    called Blaze and saddle and bridle and one feather bed and furniture
    one cow & calf one Ewe ____ Lamb one sow and piggs & all the
    meat that ____ in the house that are intended for the house _____
    & one iron pot one skillet one frying pan half dozzen of spoons one
    case of knives and forks ( to difficult to read)
    ITEM THE SECOND I give and bequeath to my grand son JAMES
    SMITH son of my son ARTHUR SMITH ____ _____ fifty acres of Land
    beginning at a sweet gum a corner then a direct course to a pine a
    corner up the branch adjoining the Land his father gave him, to him
    and his heirs and asigns forever and my will is that my Daughter in
    law LUCRETA SMITH have the free privilege of the above said lands
    of JAS. SMITH During widowhood provided She take care of my
    grand children without charging the Estate with Raising them that my
    Executors rent out the plantation for the support of said Children
    three of them POLLEY, JAMES and ARTHUR.
    ITEM THE THIRD I give and bequeath to my grand son ARTHUR son
    of my son ARTHUR Dec'd fifty acres of Land lying below and joining
    the above said land belonging to my grand son JAMES Also adjoining
    one hundred acres of land that I bought of RANDOLPH BRANCH
    Joining of the other fifty acres of my grand son JAMES which are
    150 acres also a part of a new patent Joining the above said 50
    acres and to the run of the Swamp containing eight acres In all 158
    acres to him his heirs and asigns forever.
    ITEM I give and bequeath to my Son SAMPSON SMITH the land and
    plantation whereon he now lives as fur as the run of the swamp
    agreeable with the lines above and below, being three hundred and
    fifty five acres to him and his heirs and asigns forever
    ITEM I give and bequeath to my son DREWRY SMITH one feather bed
    and furniture
    ITEM I give and bequeath to my Daughter AVEY one hundred dollars
    one Ewe and ____
    ITEM I give and bequeath to my grand Daughter SELAH SMITH Daughter
    of my son BENJA SMITH Dec'd one hundred acres of Land I took up
    Joining _______ _______ _______ to her heirs and asigns forever
    ITEM My will and desire is that after the hundred Dollars is raised
    for my Daughter AVEY is if there be anything or any part of my Estate
    left that it may be equally Devided among all my Children before any
    division to my beloved wife one stock of bees one pair of fire tongs
    one pair of ____ ______
    And Lastly I do nominate and appoint my four sons JOHN SMITH,
    JOSEPH SMITH, LAZARUS SMITH & SAMPSON SMITH Executors to
    this my Last will and testament hereby making all other wills by me
    made null and void in acknowledged this to be my Last will and
    Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and
    seal this 9 day of July 1805
    ARTHUR (X) SMITH Seal
    Signed sealed in presents of us
    EZEKIEL (X) HOLLAMON
    JOHN (X) POWEL
    _____ HOLLAMON

    Probate November Term 1805

    Wills 1779-1927
    CR 103.801.15
    Folder 1805 Arthur Smith
    NC State Archives, Raleigh, NC

    This will has been most difficult,
    I left the spelling as it appeared to be.

    http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/wayne/wills/smith11.txt 
    Died 1805  Wayne County,North Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Association Family: Henry Arthur Smith / Lucretia Uzzell (Relationship: Need Source to prove link) 
    Person ID I38563 
    American Revolutionary WarDAR Ancestor #: A104669
    Smith American Revolutionary War Patriot Report
    Branches/DNA
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    Smith DNA GRP-R-M269-7 Smith Branch: Arthur Smith b 1740-1805 NC m Sarah Ann Hart( ), Smith Branch: Thomas Smith b 1612 England-3 different Smith lines under this. (Kit# 9092****/ )
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    Last Modified 9 Sep 2021 

    Family Sarah Ann Hart,   b. 1743,   d. 1814, Wayne County,North Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
    +1. John Smith,   b. c 1763, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1831  (Age ~ 68 years)
    +2. Arthur Smith,   b. c 1769, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c 1796, Wayne County,North Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
    +3. Sampson Smith,   b. 22 Apr 1780, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1855, Red River County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Joseph Smith,   b. 1775, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1836, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Lazarus Smith,   b. 1773, Dobbs County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Drewry Smith
     7. PHebe Smith
     8. Avay Smith
     9. Polly Smith,   b. Apr 1794, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1867, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     10. Sarah Smith
    +11. Benjamin Smith,   d. c 1796, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F13727  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsWILL - Wayne County, NC - Will of Arthur Smith Sen., 1805 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Be it Remembered that I ARTHUR SMITH SEN. of Wayne County and the State of North Carolina being Very Low and feble in body but sound of mind and memory do think best in this condition to make this my will and I _____ and Dispose of my Estate in manner and form following Viz My Just Debts being first paid ITEM THE FIRST I give and bequeath to my beloved wife one mare called Blaze and saddle and bridle and one feather bed and furniture one cow & calf one Ewe ____ Lamb one sow and piggs & all the meat that ____ in the house that are intended for the house _____ & one iron pot one skillet one frying pan half dozzen of spoons one case of knives and forks ( to difficult to read) ITEM THE SECOND I give and bequeath to my grand son JAMES SMITH son of my son ARTHUR SMITH ____ _____ fifty acres of Land beginning at a sweet gum a corner then a direct course to a pine a corner up the branch adjoining the Land his father gave him, to him and his heirs and asigns forever and my will is that my Daughter in law LUCRETA SMITH have the free privilege of the above said lands of JAS. SMITH During widowhood provided She take care of my grand children without charging the Estate with Raising them that my Executors rent out the plantation for the support of said Children three of them POLLEY, JAMES and ARTHUR. ITEM THE THIRD I give and bequeath to my grand son ARTHUR son of my son ARTHUR Dec'd fifty acres of Land lying below and joining the above said land belonging to my grand son JAMES Also adjoining one hundred acres of land that I bought of RANDOLPH BRANCH Joining of the other fifty acres of my grand son JAMES which are 150 acres also a part of a new patent Joining the above said 50 acres and to the run of the Swamp containing eight acres In all 158 acres to him his heirs and asigns forever. ITEM I give and bequeath to my Son SAMPSON SMITH the land and plantation whereon he now lives as fur as the run of the swamp agreeable with the lines above and below, being three hundred and fifty five acres to him and his heirs and asigns forever ITEM I give and bequeath to my son DREWRY SMITH one feather bed and furniture ITEM I give and bequeath to my Daughter AVEY one hundred dollars one Ewe and ____ ITEM I give and bequeath to my grand Daughter SELAH SMITH Daughter of my son BENJA SMITH Dec'd one hundred acres of Land I took up Joining _______ _______ _______ to her heirs and asigns forever ITEM My will and desire is that after the hundred Dollars is raised for my Daughter AVEY is if there be anything or any part of my Estate left that it may be equally Devided among all my Children before any division to my beloved wife one stock of bees one pair of fire tongs one pair of ____ ______ And Lastly I do nominate and appoint my four sons JOHN SMITH, JOSEPH SMITH, LAZARUS SMITH & SAMPSON SMITH Executors to this my Last will and testament hereby making all other wills by me made null and void in acknowledged this to be my Last will and Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 9 day of July 1805 ARTHUR (X) SMITH Seal Signed sealed in presents of us EZEKIEL (X) HOLLAMON JOHN (X) POWEL _____ HOLLAMON Probate November Term 1805 Wills 1779-1927 CR 103.801.15 Folder 1805 Arthur Smith NC State Archives, Raleigh, NC This will has been most difficult, I left the spelling as it appeared to be. http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/wayne/wills/smith11.txt - 1805 - Wayne County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1805 - Wayne County,North Carolina,USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Census Photos
    1800 Wayne Co NC - Sampson, Lazarus, John Smith
    1800 Wayne Co NC - Sampson, Lazarus, John Smith


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