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Elizabeth (Turner) Smith (1647 - abt. 1676)

Elizabeth Smith formerly Turner
Born in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 23 Dec 1669 in Medfield, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Dec 2011
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Born 27 Sep 1647 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Married Samuel Smith 23 Dec 1669 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[1]Killed by Indians on 21 Feb 1676.[2]


  1. Mass. Vital Records, Medfield Marriages
  2. Mass. Vital Records, Medfield Deaths

(1) History of Medfield by Tilden, William Smith 1830-1913 (Boston 1887): "When the Indians made their attack upon the town, Elizabeth took her youngest child, then a year and a half, in her arms, and ran toward the fort. When a little way from the house, the savages overtook her and killed her by a blow on the head. The child, Samuel Jr., was thrown on the ground, stunned, and left for dead bu recovered consciousness, and when found had crept to the dead body of his mother. One year from that day Samuel Smith Sr. married Sarah, widow of john Bowers who had also been killed by the Indians." URL: []

(2) "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988: Elizabeth Turner, birth, 27 Sep 1647 in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Father: John Turner."

(3) "US New England Marriages Prior to 1700; pg., 688 Smith: Elizabeth Turner, Maiden Name: Smith. Marriage date: 22 Dec 1669 in Medfield, New England. Spouse: Samuel Smith."

(4) US Find A Grave Index, 1600's-Current: Elizabeth Smith. Maiden name: Turner. Birth 27 Sep 1647; Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Death: 21 Feb 1676; Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

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