Caroline (Smith) de Windt
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Caroline Amelia (Smith) de Windt (1795 - 1852)

Caroline Amelia de Windt formerly Smith
Born in Jamaica, Queens, New York, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at age 57 in Yonkers, Westchester, New York, United States of Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Dec 2008
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Caroline Amelia Smith was born 27 Jan 1795 in New York, daughter of William Smith and Nabby Adams. She was the granddaughter of John Adams, the second President of the United States of America. [1]

She married John Peter de Windt.

On 28 Jul 1852 she died in the Henry Clay steamship disaster on the Hudson River, near Yonkers, New York. (note: currently Riverdale, The Bronx, New York City). [2] [3]

Research Notes

  • Find A Grave lists children.
  • daughter Elizabeth's death record



  2. "Henry Clay (steamboat)," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed September 13, 2017).
  3. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 24 August 2021), memorial page for Caroline Amelia Smith DeWindt (27 Jan 1795–28 Jul 1852), Find a Grave Memorial ID 30038940, ; Maintained by Laurie (contributor 2811407) Body lost or destroyed.
  4. "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2014), Caroline A Smith in entry for Elizabeth D Dewindt Branch, 01 Apr 1898; citing Westborough, Massachusetts, v 483 p 810, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 961,527.


Entered by Stanley Wood, Tuesday, November 19, 2013.

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Smith-54558 and Smith-76 appear to represent the same person because: same. the dau of Abigail (Nabby) Adams Smith, dau of John Adams-10
posted by Marj Adams
Willis-7020 and Smith-76 do not represent the same person because: Wrong name. sorry
posted by Jay Andrews
Willis-7020 and Smith-76 appear to represent the same person because: These two should merge. Thank you
posted by Jay Andrews
Caroline de Windt born to William and Abigail Adams Smith in New York, NY in1795.
posted by Raymond Sullivan M.D.

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