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Robert Smith, II

Birthplace: Kirton, Lincolnshire, England
Death: Died in Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Smith and Margaret Smith
Husband of Mary Smith
Father of Mary Towne; Phoebe Towne; Ephraim Smith; Samuel Smith, Sr.; Amy Ruhama Smith and 13 others
Brother of Robert Smith; Edward Smith; Margaret Smith; William Smith; Lucy Moulton and 1 other

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About Robert Smith, II

immigrated to the US in 1638

On 26 Mar 1656 Robert married Mary French. Born ca 1626 in Kirton, Lincolnshire. Robert was baptized in Kirton, Lincolnshire, on 30 Apr 1626. Robert died on 30 Aug 1693 in Boxford, MA.

Robert Smith came from England to America circa 1640 when about fifteen years of age. Nothing is known of his antecedents in England. After his arrival in America he settled in Essex county, Mass., where he married Mary French, who bore him ten children. He purchased two hundred and eighty acres of land, located partly in Boxford township and partly in Topsfield. He died Aug. 30, 1693.


Thomas, born about 1656, married Martha Knowlton.

Mary, Oct. 28, 1658, married, Feb. 2, 1680, John Towne.

Phebe, Aug. 26, 1661, married June 24, 1684, Jacob Towne.

Ephraim, Oct. 29, 1663, married, Sept. 6, 1694, Mary Ramsdell.

Samuel, Jan. 26, 1666, see forward.

Amy, Aug. 16, 1668, married Aug. 10, 1687, Joseph Towne.

Sarah, June 25, 1670, died Aug. 28, 1673.

Nathaniel, Sept. 7, 1672, died before 1719.

Rebecca Symonds.

Mariah, Dec. 18, 1677, married Peter Shumway.

Birth: 1626 Kirton Lincolnshire, England Death: Aug. 30, 1693 Boxford Essex County Massachusetts, USA

Son Of Robert Smith. Mother Unknown at this Time. Husband to Mary French. Father Of 10 Children. 3rd Great Grandfather to the Prophet Joseph Smith Of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Three daughters of Robert Smith (1626), Mary (1658) Phebe (1661) and Emey (1668) married 3 Towne boys. Mary married John Towne (1658) son of Jacob Towne (1632); Phebe married Jacob Towne (1659), also son of Jacob Towne (1632) Emey married their 1st cousin, Joseph Towne (1661) son of Edmund Towne (1628) All three Townes are grandson's of William Towne (1599) as Jacob (1632) and Edmund (1628) were sons of William (1599)

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Robert Smith, II's Timeline

April 30, 1626
Kirton, Lincolnshire, England
April 30, 1626
Kirton, Lnclns, Engl.
April 30, 1626
Kirton, Lincolnshire, England
April 30, 1626
Kirton, Lincolnshire, England
Age 28
Ipswich, Essex, MA, USA
October 28, 1658
Age 32
August 26, 1661
Age 35
Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
October 29, 1663
Age 37
Rowley, Massachusetts
Age 38
Burt, Yorkshire, England