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Joseph Smith

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  • Name Joseph Smith 
    Born 1611  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1699  Middlesex County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Association Unknown Smith (Relationship: Probably references this Joseph BUT Joseph has real difficulties of proof) 
    Person ID I8409  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    Last Modified 1 May 2021 

    Family Jane Cowper 
    Notes 
    • While researching trees I found a Joseph Smith(b.1611)(d.1699) m. Jane Cowper as IDs I8409 & I8356 not attached to any kits. Your Group R M269-2 is the group that goes with Joseph Smith(b.1611).
      Here is what I found:
      0.Joseph Smith(b.1611Eng)(d.1699Va) & Jane Cowper
      1.Alexander Smith(b.1631Eng)(d.1696VA) & Mary Ann Cocke
      (b.1635)(d.1630Eng)
      1.John Smith(b.1632Va)(d.1669Va)
      1.Jochabed Smith(b.1642Va)(d.1698Va)

      You can attach Joseph to that Group.

      Thanks,
      Jeff Smith (Kit ***218 and my family just lived near to thse Smiths)
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F3299  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1611 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1699 - Middlesex County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Joseph Smith reference in William & Mary Quarterly Vol 10 no 3 'Smiths of Middlesex County, Virginia'
    Joseph Smith reference in William & Mary Quarterly Vol 10 no 3 "Smiths of Middlesex County, Virginia"

  • Notes 
    • A William Bennett (born 1600s and apparently died in Middlesex Co., VA) married a Mary Smith, and some show Mary as a daughter of “my” Alexander Smith (or at least as a member of the overall Joseph Smith family). There is no proof that Alexander had such a daughter (his Will did not mention such a daughter). My “adopting” John Brown married Mary Bennett in 1805 (they apparently took-in, named and reared my maternal gg-grandfather Smith W. “Brown”), and that Mary Bennett was probably a member of that same overall Bennett family that had been in that part of VA for decades....but maybe that later “Bennett/Smith connection” was/is just a coincidence.

      I have an open mind on all of this, and I would not say that any of it is impossible. It is just that there is apparently no proof whatsoever.

      Bill Davidson


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