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Samuel Smith (1758 - 1807)

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Dr. Samuel Smith
Born in Londonderry, Irelandmap
Son of [uncertain] and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married in East Conogocheague, Franklin County, Pennsylvaniamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Manchester, St. Louis, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Dec 2017 | Last significant change: 3 May 2018
01:19: Kay (Johnson) Wilson edited the Death Place for Samuel Smith. (standardize location) [Thank Kay for this]
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Biography

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.

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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.

  • Genealogy by Ora Smith, Thomas Jefferson Smith.

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



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