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  • Name Thomas Smith 
    Born 17 Oct 1720  Bucks Co,PA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    WILL 1797  Rockingham Co, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WILL: Jan 1797
    Original will is lost; Copy on file at NC State Library in
    Raleigh NC; (Copy very bad but this version was transcribed by Selena DuLac
    with spelling left as close to original as possible. ).

    In the name of God Amen. Thomas Smith of the county of Rockingham and State of North Carolina,
    Being in Perfect health Mind and Memory do make and ordain this my last
    will and Testament in manner and form .... that is to say first of all I
    give my soul to God who gaveth me and Body to the earth to be buried by the
    Descreation of my Executors hereafter named And as to the remaining worldly
    goods as it hath pleased god to Bless me with. I give and despose with in
    manner and form as in Followeth, ... I leave to my Beloved wife Elizabeth
    Smith all my whole Estate Both Personal and Real During her natural life
    and after the death of my said wife ...

    I give and Bequeath to my son Drury
    Smith ten Shillings, then I give and Bequeath to my grandson Isaac
    ....(Thomas??) son of Zachariah ... one negro boy named Tom to him and his
    heirs for ever.

    Then I lend to my daughter Mary Joningken one negro girl
    named Dol during her natural life and after her death she and her Increase
    be equally divided between her daughters.

    then I lend to my daughter Betty
    (Elizabeth) Mayes one negro girl named Lettice During her natural life and
    after her death she and her increase to be equally divided between her
    daughters,

    then I lend to my daughter Phebe Mayes three negroes named ...,
    Frank and Peter during her natural life and after her death they and their
    increase to be equally divided between her daughter,

    then I give and
    Bequeath to my Granddaughter Pollyanny one large chest,
    then I give and
    bequeath to my granddaughter Betsy Mayes daughter of Phebe one feather bed
    and furnature to her forever,
    then I give and bequeath to my granddaughter
    Nancy Mayes daughter of Phebe one ovel table one Iron Pot and one Duch oven
    to her forever,
    then I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Pollyann Smith
    one feather feather bed and furnature forever....

    My will and desire is that
    at the death of my said wife that all the rest of my Estate not mentioned
    be equally divided between my three granddaughters Elizabeth Smith daughter
    of Drury Smith Betty Smith daughter of Zacheriah Smith ...? and Nancy Mayes
    Daughter of Pheby Mayes to them
    forever. My desire is my Estate be inventoried ? and appraised and do
    hereby constitute and appoint Drury Smith and my grandson Melon John Smith
    Executors to this my last Will and Testament in writing where ...unto set
    my hand and seal this 10 day of January 1797. Signed Sealed and Published
    in presence of 
    Died 15 Jan 1797  Rockingham Co,NC,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I11919  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA Smith Branch: John H Smith m Elizabeth Witt((YDNA-Kit*867)), Smith Branch: Thomas Smith b 1720 VA m Elizabeth Witt(FF/Aut-Kit*925)
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    Family Elizabeth Witt 
    Family C e n s u s 1790  Rockingham Co, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Drury Smith,   b. 1745, Loudoun Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1822, Paw Paw Creek, Rockingham, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Zachariah Smith,   b. 1750,   d. c 1796, Rockingham Co,NC,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Mary Smith,   b. 1748,   d. c 1820  (Age 72 years)
     4. Nancy Elizabeth Smith,   b. 1755, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846, Grainger Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     5. Eleanor Smith,   b. 1755
     6. Phoebe Smith,   b. 1761,   d. Before 1850  (Age 89 years)
     7. Thomas Smith
     8. Joseph Smith
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2014 00:03:49 
    Family ID F18312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Oct 1720 - Bucks Co,PA,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFamily C e n s u s - 1 m under 16 1 m 16 and over 4 females - 1790 - Rockingham Co, NC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWILL - WILL: Jan 1797 Original will is lost; Copy on file at NC State Library in Raleigh NC; (Copy very bad but this version was transcribed by Selena DuLac with spelling left as close to original as possible. ). In the name of God Amen. Thomas Smith of the county of Rockingham and State of North Carolina, Being in Perfect health Mind and Memory do make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form .... that is to say first of all I give my soul to God who gaveth me and Body to the earth to be buried by the Descreation of my Executors hereafter named And as to the remaining worldly goods as it hath pleased god to Bless me with. I give and despose with in manner and form as in Followeth, ... I leave to my Beloved wife Elizabeth Smith all my whole Estate Both Personal and Real During her natural life and after the death of my said wife ... I give and Bequeath to my son Drury Smith ten Shillings, then I give and Bequeath to my grandson Isaac ....(Thomas??) son of Zachariah ... one negro boy named Tom to him and his heirs for ever. Then I lend to my daughter Mary Joningken one negro girl named Dol during her natural life and after her death she and her Increase be equally divided between her daughters. then I lend to my daughter Betty (Elizabeth) Mayes one negro girl named Lettice During her natural life and after her death she and her increase to be equally divided between her daughters, then I lend to my daughter Phebe Mayes three negroes named ..., Frank and Peter during her natural life and after her death they and their increase to be equally divided between her daughter, then I give and Bequeath to my Granddaughter Pollyanny one large chest, then I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Betsy Mayes daughter of Phebe one feather bed and furnature to her forever, then I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Nancy Mayes daughter of Phebe one ovel table one Iron Pot and one Duch oven to her forever, then I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Pollyann Smith one feather feather bed and furnature forever.... My will and desire is that at the death of my said wife that all the rest of my Estate not mentioned be equally divided between my three granddaughters Elizabeth Smith daughter of Drury Smith Betty Smith daughter of Zacheriah Smith ...? and Nancy Mayes Daughter of Pheby Mayes to them forever. My desire is my Estate be inventoried ? and appraised and do hereby constitute and appoint Drury Smith and my grandson Melon John Smith Executors to this my last Will and Testament in writing where ...unto set my hand and seal this 10 day of January 1797. Signed Sealed and Published in presence of - 1797 - Rockingham Co, NC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 1797 - Rockingham Co,NC,USA Link to Google Earth
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    The Smith Family re: Thomas SMith/Elizabeth Witt
    The Smith Family re: Thomas SMith/Elizabeth Witt


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