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 Thomas Smith Dabney

Thomas Smith Dabney

Birth
Gloucester County, Virginia, USA
Death 28 Feb 1885 (aged 87)
Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Burial Gloucester, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec 230, Lot SE Churchyard
Memorial ID 20679167 · View Source
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His parents were Benjamin Dabney and his second wife, Sarah Smith Dabney, ma. Oct 11, 1791.
Thomas wed Mary Adelade Tyler June 6, 1820 in Williamsburg, VA. They had 2 sons, Samuel Tyler who survived only 2 months and Benjamin Augustine, who died in about 1830. Their father became a widower when Mary died in 1823.
On June 18, 1826, he married Sophia Hill in Virginia. They had 16 children.

A daughter, Susan, born in 1840, married Lyell Smedes #Memorial# 12765106. After her husband's untimely death, Susan Smedes returned to her family's plantation in Mississippi and lived there until her father's death in 1885. In 1887 she published "Memorials of a Southern Planter", the story of her father's life and a picture of civilization in the antebellum South. Smedes went as a teacher and missionary to South Dakota, 1886; lived in Helena, Mont., with her sister Mrs. B. H. Greene, circa 1887-1891; travelled to England, 1908; and lived sometime in Washington, D.C., and Sewanee, Tenn.
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She died in 1913, possibly in Washington, DC.


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  • Maintained by: Shirley Stanton
  • Originally Created by: Egg_and_Dart
  • Added: 28 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20679167
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Smith Dabney (4 Jan 1798–28 Feb 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20679167, citing Ware Episcopal Church Cemetery, Gloucester, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Stanton (contributor 46546723) .