Emigrated to Upper Canada (Ontario) from South Hadley, Massachusetts about 1809.
cooper & tended the Springfield, MA bridge
Descendant of yDNA group NE18 brother Joseph Smith-1807 (c1629 ENG-1690 CT) m Lydia Huit-1. See SmithConnections Northeastern DNA Project.
A descendant matches all the kits in YDNA group NE18, Rhode Island Christopher Smith (imm. from Stratford Upon Avon) on page 2 of SmithConnections Northeastern DNA Project, Kit #133242.
Source: SR223 Title: The Chapin genealogy : containing a very large proportion of the descendants of Dea. Samuel Chapin, who settled in Springfield, Mass. in 1642. Abbreviation: Chapin Genealogy Author: Orange Chapin Publication: <ahref="http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/orange-chapin/the-chapin-genealogy--containing-a-very-large-proportion-of-the-descendants-of--pah/page-16-the-chapin-genealogy--containing-a-very-large-proportion-of-the-descendants-of--pah.shtml">Chapin Genealogy</a>
Thank you to Kitty Smith for contributions to this profile.
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