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John Smith

Birthdate: (45)
Death: 1785 (45)
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. William Smith and Sarah Smith
Husband of Margaret Smith and Mary Smith (Smith)
Father of Col. William Stephens Smith, Sr.; John Smith; Margaret Smith; Justus Bosch Smith; Belinda Clarkson and 5 others
Brother of Blanche Smith; Mary Jauncey and Ann Hait

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About John Smith

Date of birth (1740) is questionable •~• son's DOB is fixed. Could John have been that young? Others report DOB in the 1730s

"John Smith married first Mary, daughter of Judge William Smith,

second Margaret . His children were Mary, wife of Richard

Bancker; Colonel William S., born 1755; Sarah, wife of Charles Adams, son of (?),John,"(?) bom 1761; Margaret and Belinda, wife of Matthew Clarkson. source:

Colonel William S. Smith was a distinguished officer in the army of the Revolution. He married Abigail, daughter of President John Adams, and has many descendants. He owned at one time the greater part of what is now Washington Square, New York.

The house " on the south side of Queen Street in Hanover Square, where William Smith lived, is now No. 136 Pearl street. New York. If it was sold it was purchased by his son John, who lived there. His widow, Margaret Smith, sold it to Hugh Stocker. "

(heading)New York and Long Island. 39

(will) John, daughter Ann, and Peter Van Brugh Living- ston " merchant " executors. Dated Feb. 19, 1752. Proved May 13, 1752. Witnesses. Tho. Grigg Robert Henry Charles Johnson Liber 18. P. 109

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John Smith's Timeline

July 17, 1750
Age 10
November 8, 1755
Age 15
Queens, Queens, NY, USA
November 21, 1759
Age 19
February 17, 1761
Age 21
July 25, 1763
Age 23
February 6, 1765
Age 25
November 6, 1769
Age 29
New York, United States
Age 45