Had a Spanish land grant and settled in Manchester, St. Louis County by 1779
Samuel was born in 1758. He was the son of Unknown Smith. He passed away in 1807.
Genealogies of Thomas Jefferson Smith and Ora Smith grandchildren of Dr. Samuel Smith and Elizabeth Gordon Smith.
Copy of Spanish land grant given to Dr. Samuel Smith. A 1799 map of confirmed claims, Samuel Smith's included.
Dr. Samuel Smith married Elizabeth Gordon in East Conogocheague (Shady Groves) PA, Antrim Township. Elizabeth wore a blue silk dress with gold flowers.
Estate Papers issued at Samuel Smith's death in 1807
Elizabeth Gordon Smith was given a letter of good standing in the Presbyterian Church in Shady Groves, PA when she and Dr. Samuel left for Virginia.
Stephen Hempstead's diary mentions Elizabeth Gordon Smith numerous time. Church services were first held in her cabin. He was a notable inhabitant of St. Louis.
Land grants 1799 Spanish or French, tax lists and marriage When the US bought the Louisiana Territory the those living on land grants on west side of Mississippi had to swear and oath to the US government. Samuel did so on December 27, 1805
Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at MyHeritage DNA.
There are no public comments yet.
Samuel is 23 degrees from Dave Rutherford, 23 degrees from John Wayne and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.