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Maj. David Smith

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Anson County, North Carolina
Death: December 04, 1835 (82)
Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, USA, Jackson County, Mississippi, United States
Place of Burial: Mississippi, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Smith
Husband of Obedience Bodie Smith and Margaret Smith
Father of Sarah David Terry; Hon. Benjamin Fort Smith; Piety Lucretia Hadley; Obedience Aurelia Runnels; Esther Jackson Crutcher and 2 others

Occupation: Continental Army officer
Managed by: Jeffrey Edwards Cohen
Last Updated:

About Maj. David Smith

Major David Smith, was born in 1753 in Anson County, NC. Smith served as a private in the battles of King Mountain, Cowpens, and Euthaw Springs, becoming a hero of the Revolutionary War. He first married in 1773 to Sarah Terry, and later, in 1791 married Obedience Fort. He moved with his family to Mississippi, settling in Hinds County not long after that region was yielded by the Choctaws. His son, Benjamin F. Smith, served as the first representative for Hinds County in the Mississippi Legislature. Major Smith died at Jackson, Mississippi in 1835. Aurelia Smith, his daughter, married Governor Hiram George Runnels.

Son of John Smith, b. ca. 1725, Culloden, Scotland

Husband of 1st wife, Sarah "Sallie" (Terry) Smith ~ married September 1773, Anson, North Carolina Husband of 2nd wife, Obedience Bodie "Beauty" (Fort) Smith ~ married November 3, 1791, Nashville, Davidson Co., TN Major David Smith, was born in 1753 in Anson County, NC. Smith served as a private in the battles of King Mountain, Cowpens, and Euthaw Springs, becoming a hero of the Revolutionary War. He first married in 1773 to Sarah Terry, and later, in 1791 married Obedience Fort. He moved with his family to Mississippi, settling in Hinds County not long after that region was yielded by the Choctaws. His son, Benjamin F. Smith, served as the first representative for Hinds County in the Mississippi Legislature. Major Smith died at Jackson, Mississippi in 1835. Aurelia Smith, his daughter, married Governor Hiram George Runnels.

Son of John Smith, b. ca. 1725, Culloden, Scotland

Husband of 1st wife, Sarah "Sallie" (Terry) Smith ~ married September 1773, Anson, North Carolina Husband of 2nd wife, Obedience Bodie "Beauty" (Fort) Smith ~ married November 3, 1791, Nashville, Davidson Co., TN* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Oct 8 2020, 16:08:40 UTC

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Maj. David Smith's Timeline

1753
October 9, 1753
Anson County, North Carolina
1776
January 1776
Anson County, North Carolina, United States
1779
1779
Holstein, Tennessee
1793
1793
Davidson County, North Carolina, United States
1796
January 2, 1796
Logan County, KY, United States
1802
February 3, 1802
1805
February 15, 1805
KY, United States
1807
April 2, 1807
Logan County, KY, United States