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Prudence (Barron) Smith (abt. 1770 - abt. 1811)

Prudence Smith formerly Barron
Born about in Georgiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1791 in Wilkes, Georgia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 41 in Georgia, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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Prudence Barron was was born in 1770. She was the daughter of of Capt. William Barron and Prudence Davis.

Prudence was married to John Smith about 1791 in Wilkes County, Georgia.

In 1796, James Smith of Wilkes County, GA, deeded property in Oglethorpe County, GA, to "his son John Smith and son-in-law William Barron" (Deed Book A, p. 335). This same property was mentioned in the 1797 will of James Smith in Wilkes County to be given to his son, John, and daughter, Patty Barron. The 1801 returns for the James Smith estate list money paid to William Barron, for his wife's legacy.

John (see above), followed William's family to Hancock, then Putnam Counties, GA, in the early 1800s.

John Smith bought Prudence Barron's land just two after the probate of her estate in Wilkes Co., GA (1798).

9 Jan 1798, Samuel Barron to John Smith, both of Wilkes Co., for $200, 100 acres, part of tract granted to Prudence Barron on Little River waters, on north side of said land, laying in an exact square, adj. north by Mills & Porter, east by Porter, south & southwest by Brooks, west by Lipham.(signed) Samuel Barron.wit:Wm. Triplett, A. Lipham, J.P.Recorded 18 Jul 1799. [1]

Children of John Smith and Prudence Barron

  1. John Jr. 1786
  2. Wilis b. 1788
  3. Asa
  4. Bassel b. 1793
  5. William b. 1795
  6. Frankey b. 1795
  7. Henry b. 1792
  8. James b. 1797
  9. Sarah b. 1800
  10. Nancy b. 1810
  11. Joseph b. 1803
  12. Nathan b. 1807
  13. Prudy or Prudence b. 1810


This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. Barron-2075 was created by Brent Alan Barron through the import of Barron Family Tree.ged on Oct 5, 2014.


  1. Source: "Wilkes Co., GA Deed Bks A-VV 1784-1806" by Michal Martin Farmer 1996, page 739

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Barron-2250 and Barron-2075 appear to represent the same person because: These two appear to be duplicates and need to be merged. Please approve and merge if appropriate.
posted by Karen (Rollet) Lorenz

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