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Ethan Smith (1762 - 1849)

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Reverend Ethan Smith
Born in Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshiremap
Descendants descendants
Died in Worcester Rural Cem, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusettsmap
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Categories: Massachusetts, American Revolution | NSSAR Patriot Ancestors.

Reverend Ethan Smith served Massachusetts during the American Revolution
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Ethan Smith is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: P-291908
Rank: Private



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, . . .

Graduation: 1790, Dartmouth, Bristol, MA

Religion: Congregationalist minister

Photographed Primary Sources memorial #31024079 in Worcester Rural Cem, Worcester, Worcester, MA


Descendant of yDNA group NE18 brother Joseph Smith-1807 (c1629 ENG-1690 CT) m Lydia Huit-1. See SmithConnections Northeastern DNA Project.[1]


  1. SmithConnections Northeastern DNA Project, haplogroup Rb1 NE18 Christopher Smith-27264 (imm. from Stratford-Upon-Avon)


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On 15 Apr 2017 at 12:03 GMT Lyle Montgomery wrote:

I have several ancestors who were veterans of that war, and I'm ready for something new. Sign me up.

Lyle Montgomery

Ethan is 16 degrees from Claude Monet, 19 degrees from Gigi Tanksley and 17 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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