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Theophilus Smith (1667 - abt. 1736)

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Theophilus Smith
Born in Exeter, Rockinham County, New Hampshiremap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died about in New Hampshire, British Colonial Americamap
Smith-19105 created 21 Aug 2011 | Last modified | Last edit: 19 Feb 2017
12:36: James Paxton edited the Biography for Theophilus Smith. [Thank James for this]
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Theophilus Smith, the son of Nicholas Smith and Mary Shatswell, was born in Exeter, New Hamphire in 1667.

He died in 1636/37 leaving a will, which named his children: Mary Tilton, Dorothy Sanburn, Elizabeth Gilman, Lidia Wadleigh, and Theophilus Smith.


Descendant of yDNA group NE80 Nicholas Smith (c1629 Eng-22 Jun 1673 NH) m 1) Anna Unknown and 2) Mary Shatswell Dale on SmithConnections Northeastern DNA Project.[1]


  • Theophilus Smith will. From: Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire ... 1635-[1771], Volume 32. By New Hampshire. Probate Court.
  1. SmithConnections Northeastern DNA Project, haplogroup I NE80 Nicholas Smith.
  • Author: Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; Walter Goodwin Davis Title: Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire Abbreviation: Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire Publication: Genealogical Publishing Company
  • Find-A-Grave Virtual Cemetery memorial # in

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Thank you to William Romanski and Kitty Smith for contributions to this profile.

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