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 James Smith

James Smith

Birth
White Plains, Westchester County, New York, USA
Death 11 Sep 1841 (aged 83–84)
Smith Valley, Schuyler County, New York, USA
Burial Hector, Schuyler County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 62157658 · View Source
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Died aged 84 yrs 4 mo 11 days.

Son of Rev. Dr. William Hooker Smith, Revolutionary War Surgeon and Presbyterian minister, and Sarah (Brown/Browne) Smith.

James served in the Revolutionary War out of Forty Fort just after the massacre at the Battle of Wyoming.

He married Deborah Reynolds who died near Wilkes-Barre, PA. Their children were born at Laceyville, Wyoming Co. PA.

About 1800 he and 3 sons went to Schuyler Co. NY and cleared a spot on Cayuta Lake in the Town of Catherine. He later bought a farm 2 miles north of Cayuta Lake and built a house still standing in 1936. The valley is still known as Smith Valley.

James' second wife was Ruth Hoffman.


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84yrs 4mo 11 days


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  • Created by: Kathy S.
  • Added: 25 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62157658
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Smith (1757–11 Sep 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62157658, citing McIntyre Settlement Cemetery, Hector, Schuyler County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Kathy S. (contributor 46944127) .