Elizabeth Smith (1642 - 1712)

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Birthplace: Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Elizabeth, Union Co., New Jersey
Managed by: Bryan Moore
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About Elizabeth Smith

  • 'History of Elizabeth, New Jersey: Including the Early History of Union County (1868)
  • http://archive.org/details/historyelizabet00hatfgoog
  • http://archive.org/stream/historyelizabet00hatfgoog#page/n119/mode/1up
  • Pg. 110
  • 'Capt. PHILIP CARTERET, the governor;
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  • 'son of Helier De Carteret & Rachel; born 1639
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  • 'marriage April 1681, to Elizabeth, the widow of Capt. William Lawrence, of Tew's Neck, L. I. who had died in 1680, in the 58th year of his age. Mrs. Carteret was the daughter of Richard Smith, patentee of Smithtown, L. I., and brought with her, to this town seven children: Mary, Thomas, Joseph, Richard, Samuel, Sarah, and James. Samuel died Aug. 16, 1687, aged 15 years, and Thomas, Oct. 26, 1687, aged 19 years; and both were buried in the rear of the meeting-house.
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  • Pg. 257
  • James Emott .... He had married, 1682, or 3, Mary Lawrence, of this town, 'the step-daughter of Governor Carteret, who was born 1665, and was about 16 years old, when, at her mother's marriage, in 1681, she came with her six brothers and sisters to reside here.'
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  • Pg. 274
  • 'RICHARD TOWNLEY took up his abode her as early as 1684. He was the 8th son of Nicholas Townley, of Littleton, Eng., and of Joanna White .... before he had made himself so agreeable to Mrs. Gov. Carteret, as to receive herself and fortune, in 1685, by marriage. He had, probably, been married in early life ; and Mary Townley, who married Mrs. Carteret's eldest son, Joseph Lawrence, is thought to have been his daughter. It is not certain, but quite likely, that his daughter, Mrs. Shackmaple, was also, by a former marriage. As Mrs. Carteret's first marriage took place in 1664, she must have been about 40 years of age, at the time of her third marriage.
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  • 'Cyclopedia of New Jersey biography, memorial and biographical ..., Volume 3
  • By Joseph Fulford Folsom, Mary Depue Ogden, American Historical Society
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  • 'CARTERET, Philip b.1639 d.December 10, 1682, son of Rachel & Helier de Carteret m. Elizabeth Smith, widow of William Lawrence, a dau. of Richard Smith of Long Island. mother of seven children & a stepson
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  • 'The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, who came from old to New England in 1635, and settled in New Haven in 1639, with numerous biographical notes and sketches : also, some account of the descendants of John Tuttle, of Ipswich; and Henry Tuthill, of Hingham, Mass. (1883) Vol. 1
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  • http://www.archive.org/stream/descendantsofwil01tutt#page/n86/mode/1up
  • Pg. xxxiv
  • 'WILLIAM was a magistrate and military officer; d. 1680; next year his widow ELIZABETH (his 2d wife) a dau. of Richard SMITH, m. Sir Phillip Cartaret, Gov. of New Jersey, who founded Elizabethtown and gave it her name. After his dec. she m. a 3d husband.
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Elizabeth Townley (Smith)'s Timeline

1642
1642
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1652
1652
Age 10
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1652
Age 10
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut
1664
1664
Age 22
1664
Age 22
1666
February 17, 1666
Age 24
Flushing (within present Queens), (Present Queens County), New Netherlands (Present New York), (Present USA)
1668
1668
Age 26
Monmouth, NJ, USA
1681
April, 1681
Age 39
1681
Age 39
Province of New York, (Present USA)
1684
December 1, 1684
Age 42
Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey