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  • Name Abraham Smith 
    Born 1780 
    Gender Male 
    Website Link Greenville SC Will Book- Abraham Smith 
    WILL 1846  Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Source: Greenville, Sc Will Book C Pages 222-225, Apt. 11 File 59
    Written: 1846
    Recorded: August 28, 1846

    "Elizabeth Smith, widow of Abr. Smith having selected her property under the
    Will, the appraisement procedure, under the direction of Tho. P. Brockman . . .
    the remainder among the four legatees, a statement of which will be found below."

    Lot No.1 Drawn by JOSHUA SMITH
    Dick $150
    Esther & Child $300
    Tabitha $250
    Edy $450

    Lot No.2 Drawn by NUTTY SHEPPARD
    Nancy $200
    Lucy $450
    Malissa & Child $600

    Lot No.3 Drawn by NANCY SMITH
    boy Richard $450
    Margaret Jane $300

    Lot No.4 Drawn by STEPHEN SMITH
    Dorcas & Henry $575
    Emila $250
    William Ransom $300
    William Thomas $200

    The following slaves were listed in the appraisal sheet and are assumed to be
    kept by Abraham's wife, Elizabeth:

    Negro Girl Elizer $500
    Catherine and George $550
    Ned $600
    Ben $600
    John(?) $200

    Additional Comments:
    The above is a list of slaves found in the appraisal records of Abraham's
    estate. Other "items" included cotton, sheep, pen shucks, cows, carts, wheat,
    oats, horses, and oxen divided among each of his children. This is NOT a
    complete record of Abraham Smith's estate records, which can be found in Apt. 11
    File 59 of Greenville, SC Probate Records.

    Below is a listing of slaves owned by JOSHUA SMITH and STEPHEN W. SMITH recorded
    in the 1850 Greenville Slave Schedule. They are listed by number, age, sex and
    color (in that order).

    JOSHUA SMITH
    1-60-M-B
    2-45-F-B
    3-16-F-B
    4-10-F-B
    5-6-M-B

    STEPHEN W. SMITH
    1-25-F-B
    2-5-M-B
    3-2-M-B
    4-1-F-B

    NUTTY SHEPPARD was married to WILLIAM SHEPPARD and moved to Stone Mountain,
    Dekalb County, GA.

    NANCY SMITH married W.S. GLENN in 1847, possibly moving to Spartanburg, SC.

    JOSHUA SMITH died in 1858 and the following slaves were listed in a
    "Commissioner's Sale" by S.A.Townes on December 6th, 1858 in Greenville County:
    DICK, ESTHER, EDY, TABITHA AND FRANK

    File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by:
    Rhonda Lesley jandrlesley@bellsouth.net April 5, 2012, 1:52 pm

    File size: 2.4 Kb 
    Died 1846  Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I856  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA
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    Smith Branch: Stephen Smith d 1816 SC 2. Abraham Smith b c 1780 d Greenville, SC m Elizabeth Greer (Kit# 1910****/ ), Smith Branch: Wiley Cornelius Smith b c 1820 SC m Isabella Griffin 2. Wiley C Jr (Kit# B792****/ )
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    Last Modified 25 Jan 2020 Help  

    Father Stephen Smith,   d. 1816, Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1810  Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F42253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Greer,   b. 23 Oct 1796, Greenville, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1862, Greenville, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Census (Family) 1800  Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1824  Greenville,Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1830  Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1840  Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1860  Rogers Bridge, Spartanburg, SC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Smith,   b. c 1802, Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Joshua Smith,   b. 12 Dec 1800, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1858, Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +3. Stephen Smith,   b. c 1803, Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1855, Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
     4. Nutty Smith,   b. 5 Nov 1807, Greenville, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1859, Stone Mountain,Dekalb County,Georgia,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     5. Aaron M Smith,   b. 1815, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Spartanburg County,South Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2020 Help 
    Family ID F410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - 1 m 16-25 1 f 16-25 *** Joshua Owens listed next to Abraham Smith - 1800 - Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1824 - Greenville,Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - 1 m 50-59 1 f under 5 1 f 40-49 - 1830 - Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - Abraham Smith 1 m 50-59 1 f 10-15 1 f 40-49 - 1840 - Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWILL - Source: Greenville, Sc Will Book C Pages 222-225, Apt. 11 File 59 Written: 1846 Recorded: August 28, 1846 "Elizabeth Smith, widow of Abr. Smith having selected her property under the Will, the appraisement procedure, under the direction of Tho. P. Brockman . . . the remainder among the four legatees, a statement of which will be found below." Lot No.1 Drawn by JOSHUA SMITH Dick $150 Esther & Child $300 Tabitha $250 Edy $450 Lot No.2 Drawn by NUTTY SHEPPARD Nancy $200 Lucy $450 Malissa & Child $600 Lot No.3 Drawn by NANCY SMITH boy Richard $450 Margaret Jane $300 Lot No.4 Drawn by STEPHEN SMITH Dorcas & Henry $575 Emila $250 William Ransom $300 William Thomas $200 The following slaves were listed in the appraisal sheet and are assumed to be kept by Abraham's wife, Elizabeth: Negro Girl Elizer $500 Catherine and George $550 Ned $600 Ben $600 John(?) $200 Additional Comments: The above is a list of slaves found in the appraisal records of Abraham's estate. Other "items" included cotton, sheep, pen shucks, cows, carts, wheat, oats, horses, and oxen divided among each of his children. This is NOT a complete record of Abraham Smith's estate records, which can be found in Apt. 11 File 59 of Greenville, SC Probate Records. Below is a listing of slaves owned by JOSHUA SMITH and STEPHEN W. SMITH recorded in the 1850 Greenville Slave Schedule. They are listed by number, age, sex and color (in that order). JOSHUA SMITH 1-60-M-B 2-45-F-B 3-16-F-B 4-10-F-B 5-6-M-B STEPHEN W. SMITH 1-25-F-B 2-5-M-B 3-2-M-B 4-1-F-B NUTTY SHEPPARD was married to WILLIAM SHEPPARD and moved to Stone Mountain, Dekalb County, GA. NANCY SMITH married W.S. GLENN in 1847, possibly moving to Spartanburg, SC. JOSHUA SMITH died in 1858 and the following slaves were listed in a "Commissioner's Sale" by S.A.Townes on December 6th, 1858 in Greenville County: DICK, ESTHER, EDY, TABITHA AND FRANK File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by: Rhonda Lesley jandrlesley@bellsouth.net April 5, 2012, 1:52 pm File size: 2.4 Kb - 1846 - Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1846 - Greenville County,South Carolina,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - Aaron M SMith 47 Nancy L SMith 31 Wm A SMith 16 John M Smith 14 Elizabeth SMith 65 Nancy SMith 31 Wm Smith 16 John M Smith 14 Clara B Smith 8 Aram SMith 6 Mary SMith 4 Nancy SMith 5.12 - 1860 - Rogers Bridge, Spartanburg, SC, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Documents
    Abraham Smith Will- South Carolina
    Abraham Smith Will- South Carolina

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Smith is most likely a relative to Abraham Smith.

      Born Sept 16, 1773 (wife Nancy)

      Died July 19, 1855 in Greenville County, SC.

      Lived on Rocky Creek near Joshua Smith, Abraham's son.

      Children listed in Estate Records are Baylis Smith, Susannah Richards, Elliot T. Smith, Mary Ann Livingston, Benjamin M. Smith and Greenlee Smith.
    • Will from Greenville, SC p 318 book Smith Wills, Deeds and Family Histories

      Mentions wife Elizabeth

      son Joshua

      daughter Nancy

      son Stephen

      daugher Nutty Sheppard


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