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Philip Schmidt (Smith)

Also Known As: "Philip Smith"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Germany
Death: 1824 (75-76)
United States
Place of Burial: Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Immediate Family:

Son of Jurge Schmidt and Anna Susannah Schaeffer
Husband of Catherine Rugh (Ruch) and Catherine Smith
Father of Hannah (Smith) Schmidt; Catherina (Caty) Schmidt; Simon (Smith) Schmidt; Mary (Maria) Schmidt; Suzanna Schmidt and 7 others

Managed by: Kenneth Joseph Bagg Neder
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About Philip Schmidt

GEDCOM Note

Burial: 1825 Brush Creek Cemetery, Westmoreland Co., PA Title: Jacob Perkins and Allied Families Author: Hall, Ruth Gaines & O'Brien, Lucille Gaines Publication: Copyrigth 1985 - Ruth G. Hall Repository: Call Number: Media: Manuscript Page: pg. 390 Text: Author cites tombstone inscription Title: Abstracts of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots Author: Hatcher, Patricia Law Publication: Dallas: Pioneer Heritage Press, 1987, publlished online at www.ancestry.com Repository: Call Number: Media: Book Page: Vol. 4

Census: 1810 Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA, pg. 103

Census: 1790 Hempfield Twp, Westmoreland Co., PA, pg. 263

Military Service: BET. 1778 - 1783 Private, Westmoreland County Rangers, Christopher Truby's Company Title: Pennsylvania Archives 2nd Series Author: Egle, William H., M.D., editor Publication: Harrisburg, PA, E. K. Meyers, State Printer, 1890 Repository: Call Number: Media: Book Page: Third series, Volume 23, pg. 320 Title: PA Historical Society Digital Archives Publication: www.digital archives.state.pa.us Repository: Call Number: Media: Electronic

Military Service: BET. 1776 - 1783 Private, Westmoreland Co., Militia (listed on depreciation pay list with brother Isaac) Title: Pennsylvania Archives, 5th series, Vol. 4 Author: Montgomery, Thomas Lynch, ed. Publication: Harrisburg Publishing Company, State Printer, 1906 Repository: Call Number: Media: Book Page: pg. 456 Text: two Philip Smiths, one a private one a lieutenant, the private is also found with the Rangers and Christopher Truby who would have been a Hempfield neighbor of this Philip Smith. The other Philip Smith contemporary was a resident of Mt. Pleasant Twp.

Occupation: 1787 Tailor

Burial: 1825 Brush Creek Cemetery, Westmoreland Co., PA

Baptism: 23 OCT 1774 Catharina Hauser, daugther of Jacob and Christina, Balthazar Meyer, Sewickley Settlement, Westmoreland Co., PA

Baptism: NOV 1786 Philip and Catherine Schmidt are sponsors at baptism of Susanna Meyer

Will of Phillip Smith, Clerk of Orphan's Court, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, Publication: 1824, Will book #2, pg. 109

  • Tax Roll Entry 1 1783 Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA

Title: Westmoreland in 1773 Author: Iscrupe, William L. Publication: 1983, Southwest Pennsylvania Genealogical Services, PO Box 253, laughlintown, Pennsylvania 15655 Repository: Call Number: Media: Book Page: pg. 11

  • Tax Roll Entry 2 1786 Hempfield Twp., South District, Westmoreland Co., PA, "Smith, Philop"
  • Tax Roll Entry 3 1798 Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA, "Smith, Philip (M.C.)" [?milita company]
  • Tax Roll Entry 4 1805 Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA
  • Tax Roll Entry 5 1810 Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA
  • Tax Roll Entry 1773 Springfield Twp, Bedford Co., PA
  • Hanna's Town Petition 1774 Among the signers of a petition from the inhabitants of Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland, Co., PA to Governer Penn asking for greater protection from Indian depredations

Title: Early History of Western Pennsylvania, and of the West, and of Western Expeditions and Compaigns form MDCCLIV to MDCCCXXXIII Author: Rupp, I. D. Publication: Originally published Harrisburg, PA, 1846, Reprinted Wennawoods Publishing, Baltimore, MD, 1995 Repository: Call Number: Media: Book Page: Appendix XXVII, pg. 261 Text: "Philip Smith"

  • Deed 30 APR 1788 Philip Smith of Hempfield sells 300 acres of land in Hempfield Twp. to Henry Smith of Bethel Twp., Berks Co., PA

Title: Deed - Philip Smith to Henry Smith Author: Recorder of Deeds, Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania Publication: Deed Book C, pg. 252, 11/1/1787 Repository: Call Number: Media: Official Document

Sources also from Mike Stewart -

The John George Smith, Sr. Genealogy. Author: Smith, Roy L. Publication: 1980, (FHC microfiche # 6046642)pg. 1

Jacob Perkins and Allied Families. Author: Hall, Ruth Gaines & O'Brien, Lucille Gaines. Publication: Copyright 1985 - Ruth G. Hall. pg. 390

Listing of Inhabitants in 1783 - Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Author: McQuillis, Shirley G. 1983, Southwest Pennsylvania Genealogical Services, PO Box 253, Laughlintown, Pennsylvania 15655

Early History of Western Pennsylvania, and of the West, and of Western Expeditions and Compaigns form MDCCLIV to MDCCCXXXIII Author: Rupp, I. D. Originally published Harrisburg, PA, 1846, Reprinted Wennawoods Publishing, Baltimore, MD, 1995. Appendix XXVII, pg. 261

Veteran - American Revolution, Private, Westmoreland Co., Militia, Christopher Truby's Company (1776-1783).

1. 1773 tax roll - Springfield Twp., Bedford, PA. 2. 1774 petition - Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland, PA. 3. 1783 tax roll - Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland, PA. 4. 1786 tax roll - Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland, PA. 5. 1790 census - Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland, PA. 6. 1798 tax roll - Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland, PA. 7. 1805 tax roll - Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland, PA. 8. 1810 tax roll - Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland, PA. 9. Records of Michael J. Stewart, mikestewart@northwestern.edu.

Philip married Catherina Rugh in Jan 1773 in Springfield, Bedford Co PA.

Philip Smith is in 1771 Bedford County Tax Records in Springhill (not Springfield). See PA Archives 3rd series, Vol. XXII, page 44.

Bedford County History. In 1770 Bedford County went to the OH border. Spawned Westmoreland County in Feb 1773. Springhill is in present day Fayette County.

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Philip Schmidt's Timeline

1748
1748
Germany
1775
September 5, 1775
Westmoreland County, PA
September 6, 1775
PA, United States
1776
1776
1777
September 3, 1777
Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, PA
1778
May 13, 1778
Hempfield Twp., Westmoreland, PA
1781
July 11, 1781
1783
October 6, 1783
1783
Age 35
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania