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Rachel Smith (1751 - 1838)

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Rachel Smith
Born in German Valley, New Jerseymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1773 in Morris county, New Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
Died in New Jerseymap
Profile last modified 24 Sep 2019 | Created 26 Oct 2012 | Last significant change: 24 Sep 2019
12:30: Ellen Gustafson edited the Biography for Rachel Smith (1751-1838). [Thank Ellen for this]
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Rachel was born in 1751. She married Isaac Smith in 1770. Her father was David Smith, mother was Martha Freeman. David Smith was the son of James Smith of Orange, NJ, born in Scotland. He married Mary Crane.

Children of Rachel and David: Cadwalader Colden (-) Candace (1774-) John F. (1776-1848) Alexander (1781-) Mary (1783-) Hester DeCressy (1784-1862) Joseph (1786-) Japhet (1788-1871) Benjamin (1788-1861) Isaac (1790-) Freeman D. (1798-)

She passed away in 1838.


  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, page 168.
  • Mackenzie, George Norbury, and Nelson Osgood Rhoades, editors. Colonial Families of the United States of America: in Which is Given the History, Genealogy and Armorial Bearings of Colonial Families Who Settled in the American Colonies From the Time of the Settlement of Jamestown, 13th May, 1607, to the Battle of Lexington, 19th April, 1775. 7 volumes. 1912. Reprinted, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1966, 1995. Page 464
  • New Jersey, Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971

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On 11 Jul 2019 at 18:04 GMT Ellen Gustafson wrote:

Smith-175738 and Smith-33652 appear to represent the same person because: Same person

Rachel is 18 degrees from Cari Starosta, 17 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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