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  • Name Drury Smith 
    Born 1745  Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    DAR Ancestor # Drury Smith

    b c 1746 VAd

    after Aug 1822 Rockingham NC

    NC Patriotic Service

    DAR A105117 
    Land Grant 29 Nov 1804  Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    US Land Grant Files
    Certificate Number Range: 341-564
    Description: Rockingham 341-564
    Drewery Smith  
    Died 29 Jun 1822  Paw Paw Creek, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Christian View Church Cemetery, Stoneville, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Drury Smith 1745 VA - c 1822 NC
    Drury Smith 1745 VA - c 1822 NC

    Drury Smith's "grave is marked by the DAR. The DAR plaque says, "is presumed to be buried in a nearby grave on Paw Paw Creek"


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    Person ID I52694 
    American Revolutionary WarDAR Ancestor #: A105117
    Smith American Revolutionary War Patriot Report
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    Smith Branch: John H Smith m Elizabeth Rakestraw (Kit# N898****/ ), Smith Branch: Joseph M Smith b 1808 TN m Nancy Hastings (Kit# 2967****/ ), Smith Branch: Thomas Smith b 1720 VA m E Witt(1)Line 2 Joseph M Smith m N Hastings 3rd William Smith b 1817 Scotland (Kit# 2909****/ ), Smith Branch: Thomas Smith d 1797 NC m Elizabeth Witt 2 Drury 3 Francis (Kit# 9674****/ ), Smith Branch: Thomas Smith m Elizabeth Witt 2 Drury (Kit# 6727****/ )
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    Last Modified 21 Sep 2022 Help  

    Father Thomas Smith,   b. 17 Oct 1720, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1797, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Witt 
    Married 25 Nov 1773  Henry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1790  Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eleanor Grogan,   b. 1750, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1822, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1797  Stokes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Edwin Edward Smith,   b. 26 Aug 1799, Paw Paw Creek, Rockingham, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     2. Nancy Smith,   b. 1801, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1873, Shelby Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
     3. Phebe Smith,   b. 1802, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. John Smith,   b. 15 Mar 1802, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1882, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
     5. Richard Smith,   b. 13 Mar 1804, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1889, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2020 Help 
    Family ID F22254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Vaughn,   b. 1749, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, Paw Paw Creek, Rockingham, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 1767  Guilford County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Smith,   b. 1782, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, Filmore, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Francis Smith,   b. 1772, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1856, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Edwin Smith,   b. 1799, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845  (Age 46 years)
     4. Susannah Smith,   b. 5 Oct 1784,   d. 27 Feb 1865, Lee County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Elizabeth Smith,   b. 1803
     6. William Bellerophan Smith,   b. c 1771
     7. Sarah Smith,   b. 1775,   d. 1808  (Age 33 years)
     8. Daniel Smith,   b. c 1774,   d. 1855, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
    +9. Drury Smith,   b. c 1783, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1838, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
     10. Martha Smith,   b. 27 Nov 1779,   d. c 1850, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +11. Johannon Smith,   b. 1775, Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1857, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 29 May 2013 Help 
    Family ID F19086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1745 - Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1767 - Guilford County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jun 1797 - Stokes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - US Land Grant Files Certificate Number Range: 341-564 Description: Rockingham 341-564 Drewery Smith - 29 Nov 1804 - Rockingham County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rockingham County, NC, Will Book A (1804-1829)FHL Film No. 0518436, Item 1 Viewed and transcribed by Jeri L. Corbitt
    • FHL Film #0019709Rockingham Co, NC,Deeds
      Book 0 (1811-12)Pp 355-357
      No. 1882Smith, Druryfrom Dosse, Sarah, 50 Acres
      This Indenture made this tenth day of October one thousand eight
      hundred and eleven, By and between Sarah Dosse of the state of
      Virginia and county of Henry of the one part, and Drury Smith of the
      County of Rockingham and State of N. Carolina of the other part.
      Witnesseth that the said Sarah Dosse for and in consideration of the
      sum of Sixty dollars to her in hand paid by the said Drury Smith the
      receipt whereof she doth acknowledge, hath bargained sold and by these
      presents do Bargain sell alien and confirm unto the said Drury Smith his
      heirs and assigns forever, one certain tract or parcel of land, lying on
      paw paw Creek containing fifty acres be the same more or less and
      bounded as followeth To wit; Beginning at a chesnut tree a corner of
      Zachariah Smiths deceased and runing with his line West eighty poles
      the same course continued in all one hundred and six poles to a black
      oak, thence South twenty poles to a large Black oak, thence West Sixty
      poles to a Black oak saplin, thence North one hundred and Sixteen poles to
      a black oak in Frankey Smiths line, thence East eighty six poles to
      William Killams line thence with his line South eighty two poles to
      Killams corner a small black oak, thence with another of his lines
      East eighty poles to his corner white oak, thence South fourteen
      poles to the first Station. The reversion and reversions, remainder
      and remainders, right and estate interest and benefit claim or demand
      whatsoever of the said Sarah Dosse of in or to the same or any part
      thereof. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with all
      their appurtenances to the only use and behoof of him the said Drury
      Smith his heirs and assigns forever. In Witness whereof I have set my
      hand and affixed my seal the day and year above written.
      In presence of
      Test.Sarah (her x mark) Dosse
      James Rhodes
      Frank (his x mark) Smith
      Daniel Smith
      State of N. Carolina
      Rockingham CountyMay Sessions 1812
      The within deed from Sarah Doss to Drury Smith was duly proved
      in open court by the oath of Frank Smith, and on motion ordered to be recorded.
      Rob GallowayC


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