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 Smith DNA Group I-M223-1 Lawrence Smith b 1797 Surry Co VA

This is one of 2 main groups that claims descent from Nicholas Smith m Elizabeth Flood of Surry Co VA. Nicholas named, among others, two sons, William and Lawrence. One YDNA tester has a very strong paper trail line from Lawrence born 1797 VA that includes a son named Flood Smith. Locations include Brunswick Co, VA.Another matching tester is a descendant of Edward Smith b Dorothy Hardeman Owen. This line found in Oglethorpe Co GA. The third member in this line has a Lawrence that may be from Cumberland Co VA.

We would like to have additional Smith YDNA testers to prove this line, including any and all male Smith descendants from lines that were in 1820, 1830, 1840 Upson Co GA and Ogletree Co GA, as well as Wake Co NC.

Lines and Locations: Nicholas Smith is said to have had the following chldren, per will.

  • Nicholas Smith b 1682 d 1730 Westmoreland Co VA - no specific YDNA tester for this line.Note that he has a son Peter of Westmoreland Co VA. There is another distinct DNA group that lays claim to Peter Smith of Westmoreland, Haplogroup J-M172  
  • John Smith b 1685 m Mary Price: Children: Arthur Smith, John Smith-no specific YDNA tester for this line
  • William Smith b 1695 d 1750 m Ann Isham- Children mentioned in will
    • Josiah Smith b 1728 Sussex Co VA YDNA tester for this line- R-M269 haplogroup. 
    • Cuthbert Smith b 1720 Surry Co VA. Descendants in Jones Co GA, Oglethorpe Co GA, Talbot Co GA -Possible I-223 haplogroup 
    • William Smith b 1730 Surry Co VA-No YDNA tester for this line. 
    • Isham Smith d 1795 Sussex Co VA No YDNA tester for this line.
    • Sarah Smith
    • Lucy Smith
    • Susannah Smith b 1737
  • Lawrence Smith b 1687 Surry Co VA d 1746 Isle of Wight VA. -YDNA tester for this line-I-M223 haplogroup. Son Flood Smith to Northampton Co and Wake Co NC. 
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