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Newspaper Clipping: "In Pawtuxet, on Friday last, Capt. Simeon Smith, ae 97. Mr. Smith was the oldest resident of Pawtuxet. He lacked by one day of completing his 97th yr. He was a soldier of the Revolution and a pensioner.True to the principles which he imbibed from the Father of his Country, he was a staunch friend of law and order and manifested the liveliest in the cause of regulated liberty. At the last election he went 5 miles to deposit his vote. Funeral from his late residence on Friday next, at one o'clock pm. His relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend." From internet
FindAGrave.com memorial #28362981 in Arnold Lot, Warwick, Kent, RI
Representative men and old families of Rhode Island : genealogical records by J. H. Beers & Co. Publishing, 1908. Vol I Page 744
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 #138195.
American Ancestry by Thomas Patrick Hughes, Frank Munsell; Page: Vol 5 p 3
Thank you to Kitty Smith for contributions to this profile.
BIRTH AND DEATH DATES VERIFIED BY "THE ANCESTRAL DICTIONARY" EDITED BY JOHN OSBORNE AUSTIN IN PROVIDENCE, R.I.
FOUND IN "REPRESENTATIVE MEN AND OLD FAMILIES OF RHODE ISLAND".
FOUND BIRTH AND DEATH DATE AND NAME IN CHANDLER HOLMES SMITH AND SUSAN PARRAMORE SMITH'S FAMILY BIBLE DATED 1856. BIBLE RESIDES WITH SIMEON SMITH BORN 1950.
SIMEON'S MARBLE HEADESTONE WAS FOUND BY SIMEON SMITH ON SEPTEMBER 30, 1994 IN PAWTUXET, RHODE ISLAND IN WARWICK HISTORICAL CEMETERY WK007 ALSO KNOWN AS THE ARNOLD LOT. SEE REMINGTON SMITH'S NOTES FOR THE LOCATION OF THIS CEMETERY. SEE PHOTO OF HEADSTONE IN FILE. INSCRIPTION ON THE HEADSTONE IS FOLLOWS: "IN MEMORY OF CAPT. SIMEON SMITH, PATRIOT OF THE REVOLUTION, WHO DIED MARCH 3, 1843, AGED 97 YEARS". THE INSCRIPTION ON THE HEADSTONE WAS ALSO FOUND IN A BOOK TITLED "CEMETERIES OF WARWICK BY ARNOLD, VOL 3, PAGE 25" WHICH WAS FOUND IN THE PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY.
SERVED UNDER CAPTAIN BENJAMIN ARNOLD IN PAWTUXET RANGERS - SHOWN ON PENSION CLAIM EX 1832. SHOWN IN DAR MAGAZINE VOL 102, PAGE 208. SEE DAR MEMBERSHIP 101690. COPY OF PENSION BOUND WITH NATL. NO. 101690.
FOUND BIRTH DATE IN THE RHODE ISLAND VITAL EXTRACTS 1636-1899, PAGE 202.
IN THE WARWICK RHODE iSLAND VITAL RECORDS SIMEON OF WARWICK AND MARTHA PECK OF CRANSTON, RI WERE MARRIED BY ELDER CHARLES HOLDEN, DECEMBER 12, 1773.
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