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Chauncey Smith (1810 - 1887)

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Chauncey Smith
Born in Burford Gore, Oxford, London District, Upper CANmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 15 Feb 1832 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Bayham, Elgin, Ontario, CANmap
Profile last modified 8 Sep 2019 | Created 29 Apr 2013 | Last significant change: 8 Sep 2019
12:46: Cindy (Bourque) Cooper edited the Biography for Chauncey Smith (1810-1887). (Combined DNA info and Added Confirmation to heading (DBE 109)) [Thank Cindy for this]
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Chauncey and Phoebe Smith also had daughters Mariana, Maria Ann, Mary E., Harriett Louisa, and Elizabeth L. Smith.


1881 Bayham, Elgin, Ontario, CAN 71


Methodist: Brinton Paine Brown, Sr. preached at the Chauncey Smith settlement

DNA Confirmation

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

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.


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

Much more info at Rootsweb and at Willyardfamily


DATE[ JUL 30, 1887
FILE[ 1422
MFNO[ 1387
NOTES[ - executors: Phebe Louisa Smith, Bayham; Daniel Tupper Smith, Dereham Township, Oxford County
- wife was Phebe Louisa Smith
- Charles Sheridan Smith;
- Daniel Tupper Smith;
- Josiah Beckworth Smith;
- Chauncey Eliakine Smith;
- Joseph Henry Smith
107. White marble slab, floral motif.
In memory of/ Elizabeth L./ adopted dau. of Chauncey & Phebe L./ SMITH/ died Apr. 10, 1871/ AE 22 yrs 7 mos/ Farewell dear friends my troubles are o'er/ my body here must rest/ my soul has entered in the vale/ with Christ I am everblest./J. L. Stewart, Ingersoll.
108. White marble headstone. Harriet J./ daughter of/ Chauncey & Louisa/ SMITH/ Aug. 12, 1848/ aged 4 mo. &/4 d's.
108.1 White marble headstone. Maria Ann/ daughter of/ Chauncey & Louisa/ SMITH/ died Sep. 12, 1848/ aged 9 y's 9 mo./ & 29 d'ys.
109. White marble. Mary E./ daughter of/ Chauncey & Louisa/ SMITH/ died/ July 28, 1848/ aged 3 ys. 1 mo
110. Grey marble on double concrete base, floral motif. In memory of Chauncey SMITH/ who died July 30, 1887/ aged 77 yrs. 5 mo's & 8 d'ys/ Also his wife Phoebe L. TUPPER/ who died Mar. 18, 1890/ aged 76 y'rs 3 mo's & 25 d'ys./ SMITH.
112. Red granite ground stone, crosses & flowers motif. TUPPER/ (Left) Anna May/ SMITH/ 1882-1969 (right) George/ BEST/ 1876-1963
117. Black granite on white granite base. (E) SMITH/ Mary Florence GILBERT /died Feb. 17, 1899/ In her 28th year/ wife of/ Chauncey S. SMITH/ 1870-1953/ Martha E. GILBERT/ 1876-1965.
(W) Charlotte Louisa SMITH/ 1863-1881. Ideal Monuments. FS: Martha, Chauncey, Mary.
118. Red granite peaked top obelisk with log. SMITH/ Daniel Tupper SMITH/ 1834-1912/ Mary E. SMITH/ 1833-1913/ Emeline SMITH/ 1875-1882.
119. White marble headstone, wreath and clasped hands motif. (E) Farewell/ Sarah SANDERS /wife of/ Daniel T. SMITH/ died/ Nov. 27, 1873/ aged 57 yrs./ 8 ms. & 27 ds./ Weep not my dear no more for me/ While I lay mouldering in thedust/ .. . . (W) Sarah Elizabeth/ Sarah E. dau. of/ Daniel T. & Sarah SMITH/ died/ December 16, 1873/ aged 3 months & 16 days.
Dobbie Cemetery, Bayham Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada; 56139 Green Line, Bayham, ON


Thank you to Kitty Smith for contributions to this profile.

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