Soldier in Revolution (stationed at West Point when that post was betrayed by Arnold). Graduated Dartmouth College 1790. Minister for nearly sixty years, author of "Key to the Revelation," and worked on the prophecies which were much esteemed by divines of that day.
Famous Americans says he died in Pompey, NY.
Vol. IV. SKETCHES OF ALUMNI AT THE DIFFERENT COLLEGES IN NEW ENGLAND. REV. ETHAN SMITH OF BOYLSTON, MR. ETHAN SMITH was born in Belchertown, Ms., Dec. 19, 1762, . . . "The NewEngland Historical and Genealogical Register By NewEngland Historic Genealogical Society"
Also, the Rev. Ethan Smith, son of Dea. Elijah Smith, (No. 11), was I suppose, among the number that experienced religion during that revival here, though he did not unite with this church, . . .
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Ethan by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: