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Smith DNA Matched Group GRP-R-M269-1- NC-Chatham CoNC, WilkesCoNC, SmithCoTN, RobertsonCoTN, ScottCoIL for the Smith Official DNA Project at FamilyTreeDNA
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Quite a few of these Smiths seem to have a common location in Chatham Co NC and/or Wilkes County, North Carolina (parenthesis are when it appears people are grouped together or close on the census) Take a look (logged on) at Group Locations below)

Chatham Co NC - Unknown father of Wyatt, Isam, Jordan, Zadock, Wiley, Merrill and Elizabeth possibly William Smith b 1728.  Wyatt Smith b c 1768 NC d 1857 Bledsoe Co TN m Margaret Bilbrey. (YDNA tester) Wiley Smith m Susannah went to Grainger Co TN, Jordan Smith b 1805 NC m Marthan Winningham > Bledsoe Co TN > Overton Co TN - (YDNA tester) Merrill Smith b c 1780 NC d 1856 Calhoun Co AL m Mary? 

Wilkes County, NC - Jeremiah Smith b 1780 NC m Susannah Maynard (YDNA, Big-Y); Frederick Smith b bet 1790-1790 NC m Elizabeth ? (YDNA) 

Smith Co, TN, -Malcolm Smith b c 1765 Chatham Co NC m Sally E Grinad > Smith Co TN . Children: Cornelius, Malcolm Jr Daniel, Abraham Abel, Henry, Joshua Wiseman (YDNA tester) 

Robertson Co TN Needham Smith b c 1778 NC (prob 1800 Chatham Co NC census)  m Rebecca > Robertson Co TN> Polk Co MO (1 YDNA tester, 1 mtDNA tester)

Scott County, IL (probably in Morgan Co IL in 1830)  Alfred Max Smith b 1819 TN > Scott Co IL > St Clair MO YDNA tester  Enumerated in 1830 Morgan Co IL by an older Micham (Meacham?)  Smith and Solomon Smith There is a Meacham Smith bc 1777 NC m Sarah > Scott Co IL. 

Jesse Smith b c 1785 NC m Fanny Reese > Scott Co IL. Was also in 1830 Morgan Co IL YDNA tester

Bledsoe Co TN William Jordan Smith b 1805 NC father unknown > Bledsoe Co TN > Overton Co TN YDNA tester

Warrick Co IN - Isaam Smith b 1808 TN d Benton Co MO. Wiley, Needham, and Larkin are also associated with this county. - YDNA tester

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 Is John *The Bluff* Smith m Margaret Gilchrist related to these Chatham Smiths?
We are looking for any DNA testers, preferably YDNA but autosomal as well, that have a clear line to Malcolm Smith b 1703 Argyle and Bute, Scotland d 1736 North Carolina. He had at least 4 known children, one of whom as John "The Bluff" Smith. These Smiths went to Cumberland County, North Carolina, Robeson County, North Carolina, Richmond County, North Carolina, Wilcox County, Alabama, Clarke County, Alabama, among other places. Descent line 
Ths is in contrast to the Malcolm Smith from Chatham County NC whose descendants went to Smith Co TN. This Malcolm married Sallie Elizabeth Grinad and other members of the Grinad/Grenad family can be found in Smith Co TN; Silas Grinad is supposed to be her father. 
The question is whether the Malcolm Smith in Chatham Co NC is an offshoot of the Malcolm Smith in Cumberland Co NC, etc and DNA testing will help tell us that. 
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Statistics: Total Members: 26 Total YDNA: 18 Total mtDNA: 1 Total autosomal: 9 Total tree only: 0 Total Big-Y: 1

Groupings are made based on YDNA matches. Subgroupings are matches on STRs, SNPs or higher levels of markers and/or Big Y.The lineage may or may not be able to connect to another member, but hopefully listing the descent lines will lead to clues to prove the matches by lineage and location. If you believe you would fit into this group, please 1. join the Smith DNA Project at FamilyTreeDNA (Official-All), 2. Send in your direct line that includes the earliest Smith/Schmidt for whom you have a source 3. Register on the big tree site
Matched Group/Subgroup Early Ancestor Tree/Ped/m/Y/X/FF(Aut)Type Gedmatch Migration Path
GRP-R-M269-1 Alfred Max Smith b 1819 TN m Sarah (Scott Co IL) 2 John 3 Alfred Kit # 1651****(FTD)/ YDNA  TN>IL
GRP-R-M269-1 Benjamin Smith m ? Locklear SC 2. William Henry 3 William Edward Kit # 1277****(FTD)/ YDNA  SC>SC>GA
GRP-R-M269-1 Elisha Smith b c 1803 SC m Elizabeth Middleton 2 Jesse 3 Howard Group Contact Edit Kit # 6175****(FTD)/ YDNA  SC>GA>AR
GRP-R-M269-1 Frederick Smith b bet 1700-1799 NC m Elizabeth 2 James J 3 Charles A Kit # B647****(FTD)/ FF/AUT  NC>GA>TX(Grimes)
GRP-R-M269-1 Frederick Smith b bet 1700-1799 NC m Elizabeth 2 James J 3 Charles A Kit # 9269****(FTD)/ YDNA  FF/AUT  NC>GA>TX(Grimes)
GRP-R-M269-1 Frederick Smith b bet 1790 and 1799 NC m Elizabeth 2 Louiza Kit # B173****(FTD)/ FF/AUT  NC>GA(Upson)>MS>TX
GRP-R-M269-1 Frederick Smith bet 1790-1799 NC m Elizabeth 2 James J 3 Frederick Kit # 9647****(FTD)/ YDNA  FF/AUT  NC > GA (Upson)
GRP-R-M269-1 George Smith b c 1856 TN m Malinda M Gotcher 2 Owen 3 Vance Kit # 1176****(FTD)/ YDNA  TN>AR>AR
GRP-R-M269-1 Isam Smith b 1808 TN 2 Isaac 3 James Kit # 4840****/ YDNA  TN>MO>CA
GRP-R-M269-1 Jeremiah Smith b 1780 NC m Susannah Maynard 2 Fredrick 3 George Kit # B338****/ YDNA  BigY  NC>KY
GRP-R-M269-1 Jesse Smith b c 1785 NC m Fanny Reese (Wilson TN>Scott CoIL) Kit # B169****(FTD)/ FF/AUT 
GRP-R-M269-1 Jesse Smith b c 1785 NC m Fanny Reese (Wilson TN>Scott CoIL) 2 Drury 3 Nicholas Kit # 3281****(FTD)/ YDNA  NC>TN>IL
GRP-R-M269-1 John J Smith b 1798 SC m Nancy A Spurlock 2 John 3 John Kit # 1238****(FTD)/ YDNA  SC>GA>GA
GRP-R-M269-1 John Smith abt 1810 Virginia 2 Allen 3 William Kit # B430****/ YDNA  VA,TN,OK
GRP-R-M269-1 K Needham Smith b 1778 NC m Rebecca(2 Richard 3 Wiley) Kit # 2169****(FTD)/ mtDNA  NC>TN>TN
GRP-R-M269-1 K Needham Smith b c 1778 NC m Rebecca (Robertson TN) 2 Richard 3 Wiley Kit # 1223****(FTD)/ YDNA  NC>TN>TN
GRP-R-M269-1 Malcolm Smith b 1765 Chatham NC m Sally Grinad Kit # B940****(FTD)/ FF/AUT 
GRP-R-M269-1 Malcolm Smith m Sally Grinad (2 Abraham 3 Thomas (Smith Co TN) Kit # 1956****(FTD)/ YDNA  TN>TN
GRP-R-M269-1 Sherman Smith b 1870 tn m Lourina Tuttle Kit # 7770****(FTD)/ YDNA  TN>TN (Anderson)>KY(Whitley)
GRP-R-M269-1 Sherman Smith b 1870 tn m Lourina Tuttle Kit # B232****(FTD)/ FF/AUT 
GRP-R-M269-1 Unknown                       Kit # N114****(FTD)/ YDNA 
GRP-R-M269-1 Unknown Smith- Chatham Co NC 2. Wyatt 3 Ethel E 4 John P Kit # B725****(FTD)/ FF/AUT 
GRP-R-M269-1 William Jordan (Jourdan) Smith b c 1805 NC m Martha Winningham (Bledsoe TN) 2 William 3 Sherman Kit # 1123****(FTD)/ YDNA  NC>TN>TN
GRP-R-M269-1 William Jordan Smith b 1805 NC m Martha Winningham Kit # 4386****(FTD)/ FF/AUT 
GRP-R-M269-1 William Smith b 1813 TN m Margaret 2 Franklin 3 John Kit # 1023****(FTD)/ YDNA  TN>IL
GRP-R-M269-1 Wyatt Smith b 1768 NC m Peggy (Bledsoe TN) 2 William 3 Spencer Kit # 6123****(FTD)/ YDNA  NC>TN>TN>MO

This chart, for privacy reasons, partially privatizes kit numbers. Each unique family line is represented by a *branch*. Think of one big tree with many branches. The branch number is automatically generated when a member sends his or her tree. The Smith DNA Project looks to see if the lineage is already represented or is new, as well as checks to see if the DNA results are compatible with any existing and matching line results. The YDNA, FFAUT, mtDNA, or Tree Only shows what type of DNA, if any, the member has tested for.
Groupings based on at least 37 matching YDNA markers, subject to change if better match found;autosomal, mtDNA and tree-only are assumed to be related but we still suggest that, if possible the autosomal tester, etc, find a Smith YDNA tester of a particular line to test to be sure.
To see more information on a given *branch, click the branch description (ie, "John Smith b 1767 NC") etc.
icon for FF/AUT (Family Finder/Autosomal type test) means caution, needs to be verified. means it has been verified with at least one other autosomal match
Contacting a participant. Use the contact information, above. if the member is registered on this site, you may send a private message. You will also need to be registered and logged on. You can also go to a given ancestor page, and post a query to the Smith DNA Discussion forum (separate login and registration)  Post a question regarding the line on the Smiths DNA Facebook group. If on FamilyTreeDNA, look up the match list and click on the email icon for a given matching kit.
The section with Tree/Ped/m/x/Y/FF(Aut) shows the top tree line and pedigree if known, and what the YDNA, mtDNA, X line would look like-does not necessarily mean the person has done a particular test- column 2 shows the test taken Groupings based on YDNA; mtDNA and FF/Aut are assumed to match based on tree; suggest those kits find a Smith male in line to YDNA compare. If you are a male Smith that did an autosomal test (Family Finder/Ancestry) and you are grouped with others, we strongly suggest you do a YDNA test as well.
A mail icon indicates that this person has registered on, the registration has been tied to a branch, and he or she can be contacted by clicking the mail icon and sending a private message. The private message will also send an email. If the member is also a group contact for the group, there will be a "Group Contact" indication as well.
A icon indicates the line representative has not registered on this site and cannot be contacted through private message or email. If you are represented here and you are not registered, please register and be sure to include your kit number so we can look you up and tie you to your branch. You can then be directly contaeted from this site.