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Col Samuel Smith, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1720
Essex County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1800
Granville County
North Carolina, USA

Col Samuel Smith was the son of Samuel & Anne Amis Smith of Essex County, VA.

Samuel married Mary Webb (daughter of James & Mary Edmonson Webb of Essex County, VA) 1761 in Essex Co, VA. (Note: online records at Ancestry.com all show marriage bond 1770/marriage 1771. Bason on age of children, the 1761 is more probable.)

Based on the Smith Family Record, as written by Anne Smith, Col Smith's oldest child, b.1762 in Essex Co, VA, the children of Samuel & Mary Webb Smith are:

--Anne Smith, b.May 9, 1762, Essex Co, VA
--Mary Smith, b.Sep 18, 1763, Essex Co, VA; d. Mar 21, 1814; m.William Williamson Feb [19] 1800 [in Granville County, NC].
--Samuel Smith [Jr], b.Sep 25, 1763 VA; d.Jun 4, 1816, Caswell Co, NC; m.Elizabeth Harrison May 15, 1792 in Caswell Co, NC. (Note: online records at Ancestry.com show marriage date as Apr 23, 1792). Elizabeth Harrison b.Feb 28, 1772; d.Dec 17, 1838, Caswell Co, NC.
--Elizabeth Smith, b.Apr 7, 1767 NC; d.Sep 17, 1804, Granville Co, NC; m.James Downey [on Aug 23, 1781 in Granville Co, NC.]
--Jane Smith b.Oct 7, 1768 NC; d.June 1913 Caswell Co, NC; m.Alexander Murphy [on Mar 28, 1797 in Granville Co, NC].
--James Webb Smith b. May 28, 1770 Granville Co, NC; d.aft 1850, Jackson Co, TN.
--John Granville Smith (1772 - 1828) - see FAG Memorial.
--William Smith, b.Jun 2, 1774 NC; d. Jun 14, 1818 Warren Co, NC; m.Lethy Eaton [Aug 8, 1797 Granville Co, NC].
--Maurice Smith, b.May 6, 1776 Granville Co, NC; d.May 21, 1835 Dallas Co, AR; m(1) Frances Goodwin Jun 27, 1814 in Granville Co, NC, b.Dec 1,1788 & d. Sep 22, 1828; m(2) Amy Webb Apr 10, 1829 in Granville Co, NC, b.Aug 31, 1794 NC.
--Thomas Smith, b.Feb 9, 1779 Granville Co, NC; d.Sep 27, 1779.
--Alexnader Smith (1781 - 1827) - see FAG Memorial.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Edmondson Webb Smith (1740 - 1827)
 
 Children:
  John Granville Smith (1772 - 1828)*
  Alexander Smith (1781 - 1827)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Headstone - Row 4, Space 8

Samuel Smith
North Carolina
Colonel
Granville Regt
NC Militia
Revolutionary
War
December 3, 1729
October 6, 1800

Footstone: SS
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The Smith family monument is located on the back side of the Davis family monument on Row 3, Space 5 and faces Row 4 where all the headstones and footstones are located. The inscription reads:

Col Saml Smith Sr
Born in Essex Co, VA Dec 3, 1729 - Oct 6, 1800

Mary Webb - wife of Saml Smith
Oct 18, 1740 - Nov 20, 1827

Alexander Smith
Died Dec 25, 1827 - age 46 yrs

Arme Beasley - wife of Alex. Smith
June 16, 1788 - Jan 5, 1872

John G Smith - Died Oct 2, 1828

Sallie P - wife of Saml S Downey
Died Aug 20, 1831 - age 17 yrs

Mary Webb Smith
Aug 24, 1812 - Sept 20, 1814

Arme A Smith
June 12, 1816 - Jul 22, 1828

 
Burial:
Abrams Plains Plantation Cemetery
Stovall
Granville County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Grave Location (standing on Grassy Creek Road looking towards cemetery): Row 4, Space 8
 
Maintained by: Judy Millsap
Originally Created by: Melanie Schneider
Record added: Apr 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51510321
Col Samuel Smith, Sr
Added by: Judy Millsap
 
Col Samuel Smith, Sr
Added by: Judy Millsap
 
Col Samuel Smith, Sr
Added by: Judy Millsap
 
 
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May You Rest in Peace my dear cousin.Thank you for the sacrifices you made for this great country. Happy to have you I'm family tree.
- Marjorie Sweerus Bell
 Added: Dec. 13, 2014
RIP 7X grandfather
- Tess
 Added: May. 23, 2012
Thank you for your Revolutionary War military and civil service, Samuel Smith, DAR Ancestor #A105835
- Anonymous
 Added: May. 1, 2011
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