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William Smith

Death: 1825
Immediate Family:

Husband of Patsy Unknown
Father of Shadrack Smith

Managed by: Holly Dianne Faulkner
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About William Smith

Two William Smiths are listed in the 1800 census of Oglethorpe County, GA, one, himself and his wife over 45 with one male child 10-16, and the other, himself and his wife over 45 with no children. The latter may be the senior William Smith.

Madison County, GA, Will Book A 1811-1841

Pg 29 William Smith 20 Mar 1825

To my wife Patsy Smith, one bed (her choice) and furniture, one wheel and cards, the blue chest and one chair with $100 cash. To my sons and daughter (to wit), Shadrack Smith, Sally Strauder, David Smith,

Henry Smith, to the heirs of the body of Elizabeth Bowman, dec’d, William Smith, Jr., and Samuel Smith, all the rest of my estate to be equally divided among them except one dollar to my daughter Polly

Philips. Also to my wife Patsy Smith, one pot, oven, baker, two pewter casons, three plats, one dish (her choice) also a choice of a cow & calf and as much corn & meat as will make a sufficient support, knives, forks & spoons, one pail, washing tub, one bed stead & one

table, and all that I have willed her at her death to be equally divided amongst my children.

Exec: my sons David Smith and William Smith, Jr.

Signed: William (x) Smith.

Witness: Thomas Staples, Amos Staples, Benjamin F. (x) Morris,

John (x) Shadden.

Rec: 8 Jul 1825, William Sanders, C.C.O.


1. Will written and probated in 1825, Madison County, GA, Will Book A 1811-1841.

2. Madison County, GA, Will Book A 1811-1841.

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