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  • Name Francis Smith 
    Gender Male 
    Fact 1740  Essex County, Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vestryman and justice (Meade I, p 393, 405 
    Fact 1752  Essex County, Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1752-1758
    member of the House of Burgesses for Essex (Journal, Va. Mag Hist and Biog III p 192: Gazette) 
    Fact 1753  Essex County, Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Major of horse and afterward Colonel
    - (Cal VA State Papers I, p 247) 
    WILL 5 Mar 1760  Essex County, Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "His will, (dated 5 Mar 1760, proved 15 Mar 1762), disposing of a large estate, mentions, besides his children, his wife Anne, who received for her life in lieu of dower, "half of all my lands at the lower church in South Farnham Parish", other lands then in possession of her mother Mrs. Tabitha Adams, widow of Ebenezer Adams, of New Kent Co, eleven designated slaves, riding chair and horses, and other horses; thirty head of cattle, twenty sheep, hogs, farming implements, "looking glass in the chamber over the hall,a dressing glass which stands in the lower chamber; two of my best beds and furniture; two black walnut tables; one dozen chairs, now standing in the hall; all my plate and china; half the kitchen furniture and my black walnut desk; friend Thomas Adams "a mourning ring of the price of two guineas";son Meriwether "choice of my swords"; "my books to be equally divided among my three sons", wife Anne, son Meriwether and friend (brother-in-law) Thomas Adams executors. (Essex Records). He married, first, about 1729,Lucy, daughter of Francis and Mary (Bathurst) Meriwether of Essex who was living 21 Oct 1740 and had issue (named in will)  
    Person ID I80965  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    , Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester VA (2 Nicholas 3 Francis m Anne Adams (Kit# 1473****/ ), Smith Branch: Nicholas Smith b 1697 Gloucester VA (2 Nicholas 3 Samuel 4 John x (Kit# 4042****/ )
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    Last Modified 17 May 2020 

    Father Gent Nicholas Smith,   d. c 1757, Essex County, Virginia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Anne Smith,   b. 1680,   d. 1775  (Age 95 years) 
    Family ID F26295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lucy Meriwether 
    Children 
     1. Colonel Meriwether Smith,   b. ca 1730, Bathurst Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1794, Marigold Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
    +2. Mary Smith
     3. Elizabeth Smith,   b. 1737,   d. 1792  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F44331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Adams,   d. c 1775 
    Married c 1747 
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F44351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsFact - Vestryman and justice (Meade I, p 393, 405 - 1740 - Essex County, Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact - 1752-1758 member of the House of Burgesses for Essex (Journal, Va. Mag Hist and Biog III p 192: Gazette) - 1752 - Essex County, Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact - Major of horse and afterward Colonel - (Cal VA State Papers I, p 247) - 1753 - Essex County, Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWILL - "His will, (dated 5 Mar 1760, proved 15 Mar 1762), disposing of a large estate, mentions, besides his children, his wife Anne, who received for her life in lieu of dower, "half of all my lands at the lower church in South Farnham Parish", other lands then in possession of her mother Mrs. Tabitha Adams, widow of Ebenezer Adams, of New Kent Co, eleven designated slaves, riding chair and horses, and other horses; thirty head of cattle, twenty sheep, hogs, farming implements, "looking glass in the chamber over the hall,a dressing glass which stands in the lower chamber; two of my best beds and furniture; two black walnut tables; one dozen chairs, now standing in the hall; all my plate and china; half the kitchen furniture and my black walnut desk; friend Thomas Adams "a mourning ring of the price of two guineas";son Meriwether "choice of my swords"; "my books to be equally divided among my three sons", wife Anne, son Meriwether and friend (brother-in-law) Thomas Adams executors. (Essex Records). He married, first, about 1729,Lucy, daughter of Francis and Mary (Bathurst) Meriwether of Essex who was living 21 Oct 1740 and had issue (named in will) - 5 Mar 1760 - Essex County, Virginia,USA Link to Google Earth
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