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|Smith DNA Group R-M269-49 Ralph Smith/Smyth b c 1610 Hingham Norfolk England > MA|
Smith DNA Matched Group GRP-R-M269-49
discussion of the Smith Official DNA Project group R-M269-49 that includes lineages that we believe all match together, even when the specific paper trail linkages between ancestors are unknown or cannot be proven.
After the death of his first wife, he married Grace, teh widow of Thomas Hatch, and the following “Court Order” indicates he died before its date: “Oct 27, 1685- Administration is granted by this court to Grace Smith, relict of Ralph Smith and Samuel Smith, son to the said Ralph Smith, all of the town of Eastham, in the Colony of New Plymout in New England, deceased, on all goods and chattels of said Ralph Smith” (Plymouth Col Rec VI, 175)
The name of this family in Norfolk County, England, was invariabley spelled “Smyth” and Ralph continued to use this form during his life. His sons therafter signed their name “Smith”. – Jesse smith, his ancestors and descendants, Google Book
Ralph Smith b c 1610 Hingham Norfolk ENG, came from there in 1633. Father probably John Smith. Ralph of Eastham, Plymouth Colony. Grace Smith, relict of Ralph Smyth.
Subgroup 1 MA
Subgroup 2 CT
Subgroup 3 NY
Subgroup 4 VA
Subgroup 5 NC
Uncategorized Phelps Smith(5/30/2014 Views 528)
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