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Adam Smith (abt. 1765 - 1805)

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Adam Smith
Born about [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniamap
[children unknown]
Died in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvaniamap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Mar 2016
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Adam was born about 1765. He is probably related to Margaret (Smith) Kinman considering the care he took of her in his will. He married Amy Kinman, daughter of this Margaret.

He made a will dated 6 Jun 1805 in Bristol, Philadelphia County, which was proved 16 August the same year. [1] :

Adam Smith. Bristol Township, Co. of Philadelphia. Yeoman.
Estate to wife Amy Smith, she to provide for her mother Margaret Kinman.
Bequeathes his place in Bristol Township to John Kinman, son of Nathan.
Legacies to James and Amy Kinman children of Nathan Kinman, to Elizabeth Sharpless, to John Pearson son of Thomas Pearson of Philadelphia, saddler, to Alice Williams dau of Joseph Williams.
Legacies to be paid from proceeds of place in Cheltenham Township which he directs Exectors to sell.
Mentions Hannah Leech having Right of Dower in Cheltenham place.
After payment of Dower and legacies, residue to children (not before mentioned) of Nathan Kinman.
Executors: Wife Amy Smith and Jacob Kulp.


  1. Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1682-1819,

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