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Richard Smith Sr. (1693 - 1765)

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Richard Smith Sr.
Born in Exeter, Rockingham Co NHmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Exeter, Rockingham, NHmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Dec 2010
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Taxpayer in Exeter in 1716. On Dec 10, 1774 Richard Smith purchased 90 acres of land in Brentwood on what is now Old Hwy 125. The tract was composed of 50 acres of Capt. John Gilman, of which 20 acres were laid out James Burleigh and 30 acres were laid out Nathan Taylor. 40 acres were laid out Richard Smith. Richard said "to my well beloved son, Joseph Smith, this 24th day of June, Anno Domini, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty one in the 25th year of His Majesty's Reign, our most gracious sovereign, George the Second, by the Grace of God." Richard died and was buried April 22, 1765, in Exeter.


Descendant of yDNA group NE80 Nicholas Smith (c1629 Eng-22 Jun 1673 NH) m 1) Anna Unknown and 2) Mary Shatswell Dale on SmithConnections Northeastern DNA Project.[1]


  1. SmithConnections Northeastern DNA Project, haplogroup I NE80 Nicholas Smith.


Thank you to Madelon David and Kitty Smith for contributions to this profile.

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On 15 Aug 2014 at 02:50 GMT Kitty (Cooper) Smith wrote:

Smith-31663 and Smith-5491 appear to represent the same person because: they have the same birth, parental and spouse information. Please compare and merge Smith-31663 into Smith-5491 if you agree they are two profiles for the same person. Thank you. Kitty Cooper-1 Smith

On 3 Mar 2014 at 01:04 GMT Kitty (Cooper) Smith wrote:

Hi Madelon! I am researching this Smith family. Would you like to compare notes?

Richard is 16 degrees from Claude Monet, 18 degrees from Gigi Tanksley and 15 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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