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Samuel SMITH

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Husband of Ann Lacy WILKINSON
Father of Maj. General Andrew Jackson Smith (USA); George SMITH; Abner W Reeder SMITH; Elisha SMITH; Samuel A SMITH and 3 others

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About Gen Samuel Smith

Gen Samuel Smith was in Gen Anthony Wayne's regiment at Valley Forge. He was in the battles of Trenton, Princeton, Monmouth, Germantown, and was present at Cornwallis' surrender. He was one of the original members of the Cincinnati.

Samuel Smith (July 27, 1752 – April 22, 1839) was a United States Senator and Representative from Maryland, a mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and a general in the Maryland militia. He was the brother of cabinet secretary Robert Smith.

Born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Smith moved with his family to Baltimore, Maryland, in 1759. He attended a private academy, and engaged in mercantile pursuits until the American Revolutionary War, at which time he served as captain, major, and lieutenant colonel in the Continental Army. After the war, Smith engaged in the shipping business.

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Gen Samuel Smith's Timeline

1769
1769
1792
1792
Age 23
1794
April 18, 1794
Age 25
1797
March 17, 1797
Age 28
1800
March 26, 1800
Age 31
1802
June 2, 1802
Age 33
1804
January 22, 1804
Age 35
1805
June 2, 1805
Age 36
1811
1811
Age 42
1815
April 28, 1815
Age 46