Need to verify if Joseph Hiram Smith Sr. 1740-1814 is the father of 12 children listed on here, Thanks

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I was hoping to find more information on him with he being a REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIER!
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in Genealogy Help by Donnie Blackstone G2G6 Pilot (209k points)
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I haven't been able to verify the authenticity of this list however there quite a few names connected via findagrave however that can be wrong also

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=12913457&ref=acom
Locate birth records for each child?
OK Eddie I will look them all over, Thank you ..
I'm off work today. If you're busy I can do some
Found copy of will and sent to you regular email
I believe you will find information on the family in conjunction with Pendleton, W VA.  Perhaps Monangalia county heads of households - 1782 lds ref. Also, if this family is of German origin, do not forget that many attached themselves temporarily to the German Battalion/regiments of Frederick county, Maryland

 

There are quite a few listed in upstate NY as well as a rev commanding officer named moroni I believe

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Based on the dates on the tombstone for Joseph Hiram Smith, I found the census for 1790-1810 for Pendleton, SC. While they don't list names they do list how many were in the household. Below I've attached the URL for Family Search.

Just an FYI, one of my ancestors, Billington Taylor, had 2 wives. The first one had 15 children and the second one had 1. So it's very possible that they did have 12 children.

Let me know if I can help further

https://familysearch.org/search/
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Thank you Teri I also have Taylor family here in Laurens, Abbeville, Ware Shoals are in South Carlina , my line Taylor, Medlock a Taylor married a Blackstone in the 1890's abt. they had many children in them days , I my self have 8 , as a child I wanted a big family God Blessed me , my Blackstone that married Anne Lee Taylor was Wade Hampton Blackstone they both had about 12 to 15 siblings , Thank you for helping me.. and if my Taylor line and your Taylor line are the same , I would like to know more about the family..

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