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Mordecai Davis Smith

Mordecai Davis Smith

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  • Name Mordecai Davis Smith 
    Born Mar 1796  MD,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Sep 1879  Brooklyn,NY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I104590  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    Smith Branch: Mordecia Davis Smith b 1796 MD m Adelia Murray (Kit# B322****/FF/Aut)
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    Family Adelia Murray,   d. 22 Aug 1899 
    Census (Family) 1850  Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1855  Kings, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William T Smith,   b. 6 Apr 1826, New York,NY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1884, Brooklyn,NY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Elizabeth A Smith,   b. 16 Nov 1841,   d. 22 Aug 1912  (Age 70 years)
     3. Charles Henry Smith,   b. 31 Aug 1843,   d. 2 Nov 1911  (Age 68 years)
     4. John Smith
     5. Albert Smith
     6. Emily Smith
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    Descendants of Mordecia Davis Smith
    Descendants of Mordecia Davis Smith
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F37867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1796 - MD,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - Mordica D Smith 54 Delia Smith 44 John Smith 24 Albert Smith 21 George Smith 12 Elizabeth Smith 10 CHarles SMith 6 Emaly Smith 3 Elizabeth Smith 20 Mary L Smith 0 Mary A Murry 40 Ann RILEY 20 - 1850 - Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - Mordecai D Smith 58 Adelia Smith 49 Albert Smith 24 George Smith 17 Elizabeth Smith 14 Emma L Smith 8 Charles Smith 12 Mary a MURRAY 45 Peter JOHNSON 20 - 1855 - Kings, NY, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • I can trace my Smith line back to my 3x great grandfather Mordecai Davis Smith who was born in Maryland in ca. 1796. Some heresay from a distant relative
      that he may have been from Worcester County, perhaps Snow Hill. That is the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. But I have no proof and my side of the family only
      recalled 'Maryland or Virginia'. Ultimately I did confirm it was Maryland from a few records, but no definite place name. M.D. Smith came north an set up a tailor
      shop in NYC around 1820 and then Brooklyn by 1835.

      The family story is that our Smiths are from England and as far as I know it was always spelled Smith. The family used to say Southampton, but that is a main
      port city so it could also be that they simply sailed from there.

      A very old name in the family is 'Howard Eldridge Smith'. We had two second cousins (in my grandfather's generation) both sharing that name and
      connected only by their common great grandfather Mordecai Davis Smith. So the Eldridge connection to the Smiths is from Maryland or perhaps Virginia
      and in the Colonial Period. The Davis connection to the Smiths also must be in that area. -FSmith