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Samuel Smith (1758 - 1807)

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Dr. Samuel Smith
Born in Londonderry, Irelandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in East Conogocheague, Franklin County, Pennsylvaniamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Manchester, Missouri, St. Louis Countymap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Dec 2017 | Last significant change: 7 Feb 2018
10:58: Christine (Wood) Smith Mrs. edited the Biography for Samuel Smith. [Thank Christine for this]
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Biography

Had a Spanish land grant and settled in Manchester, St. Louis County by 1779

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  • land records, death records, family sources

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.



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