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Jedidiah Smith (Mayhew)

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Edgartown, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Edgartown, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Tower Hill Cemetery, Edgartown, Dukes County, Massachusetts USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Thomas Mayhew, Jr. and Jane Sarson
Wife of Benjamin Smith, Esq.
Mother of Dorcas Worth; Benjamin Smith, Jr.; Thomas Smith; Abiah Claghorn; Jane Cathcart and 3 others
Sister of Matthew Mayhew; Matthew Mayhew; Thomas Mayhew, III; Rev. John Mayhew; Jerusha Wing and 4 others
Half sister of Samuel Sarson and Mehitabel McCoy

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About Jedidiah Smith

was born in 1656 in Martha's Vineyard, Dukes Co., MA. She died on 6 Jan 1736 in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes Co., MA. She was buried in Tower Hill Cemetery, Edgartown, Dukes Co., MA. The inscription on her gravestone reads:

HERE LYES BURIED

THE BODY OF Mrs.

JEDIDAH SMITH WIFE

TO BENJAMIN SMITH ESQr.

DECd JANry. Ye 6th 1735/6

IN Ye 80th YEAR

OF HER AGE.

[See Jedidah Mayhew was the daughter of Rev. Thomas Mayhew and Jane (some say Paine), and the wife of Benjamin Smith. See The Mayhew Family of Martha's Vineyard for more information about her family. She was also sister to the famous Rev. John Mayhew, who carried on the ministry to the Indians after the death of his father and grandfather, Governor Thomas Mayhew.

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Jedidiah Smith's Timeline

1656
1656
Edgartown, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States
1679
1679
Age 23
Probably Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Province of New York
1687
1687
Age 31
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Province of New York
1689
1689
Age 33
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States
1691
December 29, 1691
Age 35
Edgartown, Dukes County, Massachusetts
1693
1693
Age 37
Probably Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Province of Massachusetts
1697
May 16, 1697
Age 41
Edgartown, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States
1698
1698
Age 42
Edgartown, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States
1710
1710
Age 54
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Province of New York