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William Smith Jr. (1706 - 1783)

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Reverend William Smith Jr.
Born in Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified 25 Mar 2019 | Created 14 Dec 2008
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Biography

Rev William Smith was born on January 29, 1706, in Charlestown, Massachusetts to William Smith and Abigail Fowle. He married Elizabeth Quincy on October 16, 1740, in Braintree, Massachusetts. They had five children in 25 years. He died on September 17, 1783, in Weymouth, Massachusetts, having lived a long life of 77 years and 49 years in his ministry, and was buried there.

William Smith (1707-1783) was the father of Abigail Adams nee Smith wife to the second U.S. president, John Adams and mother of sixth president, John Quincy Adams.

Born

Ordination

  • William Smith was ordained at Weymouth Church in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts in Dec 1734.

Marriage

Died

Buried

  • Rev Smith is buried in North Weymouth Cemetery at Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. [26]

Sources

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  10. Source: #S1011450770 Source number: 1573.223; Source type: Family group sheet, listed as a child; Number of Pages: 1
  11. Source: #S1011450968 Birth year: 1706; Birth city: Charleston; Birth state: MA
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  16. Source: #S1011450770 Source number: 2085.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: DP1
  17. Source: #S1011450770 Source number: 1272.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: PJN
  18. Source: #S1011450968 Birth year: 1706; Birth city: Charleston; Birth state: MA
  19. Source: #S1011450968 Birth year: 1706; Birth city: Charlestown; Birth state: MA
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  24. Source: #S1011450968 Birth year: 1706; Birth city: Charleston; Birth state: MA
  25. Source: #S1011450968 Birth year: 1706; Birth city: Charlestown; Birth state: MA
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Acknowledgments

Thank you to Ann Fuller, Michael Stephenson, Alyson X, Jasmine Jones, Kitty Smith, and David McAvity for contributions to this profile.



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Smith-130929 and Smith-79 appear to represent the same person because: Same dates and daughter
Smith-79 and Smith-35599 appear to represent the same person because: same spouse. One profile has approximate birth and death dates while the other has exact dates.
posted by [Living Brannan]
Capt William Smith was born 24 Mar 1666 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts and died, Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts. He was the son of Thomas Smith and Sarah Boylston. He married Abigail Fowle, daughter of Lieut Isaac Fowle and Beriah Bright, 1699 in Charlestown. related to this family
posted by Sharon Smith

William is 19 degrees from Greg Clarke, 12 degrees from George Hull and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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