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  • Name Shorten Smith 
    Born 1762  Shrewsbury, Monmouth, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    DAR Ancestor # Shorten Smith

    b c 1764 ENG

    d bef Dec 28 1836 Tazewell VA

    NY Private

    DAR A135069 
    Land Survey 10 Sep 1785  Botetourt County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    112 acres on the South side of Pilot Mountain 
    Shorten Smith Land Grant p 498 Botetourt County, Virginia
    Shorten Smith Land Grant p 498 Botetourt County, Virginia
    Annals of Southwest Virginia p 498

    https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uva.x000213451&view=1up&seq=552&q1=shorten
    Tax List/Entry 25 Oct 1788  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List  
    Military-Revolutionary War 1818  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Archives of Pioneers of Tazewell Co, VA", Nettie Yattis, footnote, page
    383, page 281.
    The Tazewell Co, VA Order Book for the year 1818, June Term of the Court gives the following information: "... Shorten Smith a citizen of Tazewell County, came into Court and declares on oath that he served in the Revolutionary War in the Continential Service against the Common Enemy. He states that he entered with Captain Henry Debais (sic, Dubose) in the State of New Yourk (sic, York), he was marched from Poughkipsee (located in Dutchess Co, NY) in the said State of New Yourk to Senectedy (sic, Schnectady) and afterwards jointd (sic, joined) the company of Captain Samuel T. Pell the Regiment, Second New York of the New York Line on the Continential establishment, Commanded by Col. Phillip Vancourt (sic, Van Cortandt) and he was afterwards marched to John Town fourt (Johnstown, Montgomery Co, NY which is approximately 30 miles northeast of Schnectady) and from thence to fourt (sic, fort) Herkimer and thence to fourt Stammix (Fort Stanwix was located in western NY on the Mohawk River, the Battle of Oriskany was fought here on 6 Aug 1777) and was left a guard at Prinston (sic, Princeton, NJ) as his Co (Company) dep (departed) to little York (Yorktown, VA) where Cornwallis was Captured (Cornwallis surrendered on 19 Oct 1781 at Yorktown, VA), he (Shorten) thinks the time he enlisted (was) in the year 1781; after the Capture of Corn Wallis he was marched to Jessey (sic, Jersey) and from thence to Snake Hill (NJ); where he was discharged, he was discharged the 7th of June 1783 and cannot now furnish his discharge, he relinquishes all other Claims to any other pension..."
    As a result of this affidavit Shorten received Bounty Land Warrant #7741, issued on October 10, 17__ to Anthony Maxwell and assigned to Smith.
    This was the same Anthony Maxwell mentioned above in Ref 2. Snake Hill, NJ is located west of Hoboken, north of Bergen on a bend of the Hackensack River per "Map of New York, 1776". 
    Died Bef 28 Dec 1836  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I51616 
    American Revolutionary WarDAR Ancestor #: A135069
    Smith American Revolutionary War Patriot Report
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    Smith Branch: Isaiah Smith b 1756 NY m Joanna Davis (2 Shorten 3 Isaiah)( ), Smith Branch: Shorten Smith b 1764 England m Levina Fletcher( )
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    Last Modified 6 Oct 2021 

    Father Isaiah Smith,   b. 1734, New York,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1800, Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Joanna Davis 
    Married 1756  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18671  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Levina Fletcher,   b. 1765, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1852, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Census (Family) 1820  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Smith,   b. 1797, Smyth County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1870, Wyoming County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Isaiah Smith,   b. c 1801, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c 1880, McDowell Co,WV,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
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    Descendant of Shorten Smith b 1762 England m Levina Fletcher
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F18672  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsLand Survey - 112 acres on the South side of Pilot Mountain - 10 Sep 1785 - Botetourt County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List/Entry - Tax List - 25 Oct 1788 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary-Revolutionary War - Archives of Pioneers of Tazewell Co, VA", Nettie Yattis, footnote, page 383, page 281. The Tazewell Co, VA Order Book for the year 1818, June Term of the Court gives the following information: "... Shorten Smith a citizen of Tazewell County, came into Court and declares on oath that he served in the Revolutionary War in the Continential Service against the Common Enemy. He states that he entered with Captain Henry Debais (sic, Dubose) in the State of New Yourk (sic, York), he was marched from Poughkipsee (located in Dutchess Co, NY) in the said State of New Yourk to Senectedy (sic, Schnectady) and afterwards jointd (sic, joined) the company of Captain Samuel T. Pell the Regiment, Second New York of the New York Line on the Continential establishment, Commanded by Col. Phillip Vancourt (sic, Van Cortandt) and he was afterwards marched to John Town fourt (Johnstown, Montgomery Co, NY which is approximately 30 miles northeast of Schnectady) and from thence to fourt (sic, fort) Herkimer and thence to fourt Stammix (Fort Stanwix was located in western NY on the Mohawk River, the Battle of Oriskany was fought here on 6 Aug 1777) and was left a guard at Prinston (sic, Princeton, NJ) as his Co (Company) dep (departed) to little York (Yorktown, VA) where Cornwallis was Captured (Cornwallis surrendered on 19 Oct 1781 at Yorktown, VA), he (Shorten) thinks the time he enlisted (was) in the year 1781; after the Capture of Corn Wallis he was marched to Jessey (sic, Jersey) and from thence to Snake Hill (NJ); where he was discharged, he was discharged the 7th of June 1783 and cannot now furnish his discharge, he relinquishes all other Claims to any other pension..." As a result of this affidavit Shorten received Bounty Land Warrant #7741, issued on October 10, 17__ to Anthony Maxwell and assigned to Smith. This was the same Anthony Maxwell mentioned above in Ref 2. Snake Hill, NJ is located west of Hoboken, north of Bergen on a bend of the Hackensack River per "Map of New York, 1776". - 1818 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - 1 m 16-25 1 m 45 and over 1 f 10-15 1 f 45 and over - 1820 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 28 Dec 1836 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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