Abraham Smith

Male Abt 1693 - Aft 1764


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  • Name  Abraham Smith  [1
    Born  Abt 1693  probably, White Plains, Dutchess Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • In 1712, Humphrey Underhill reported that "Abraham Smith, the oldest of the children, is willing to live with his uncle, George Lane." This was recorded with the Court after the death of Abraham Smith's widow, Anna Bassett, in protecting the "orphans" of the estate. It was claimed that Arnold Bassett, her second husband, was "endeavoring to destroy ye estate of said Abraham Smith..."
    Gender  Male 
    Will  07 Apr 1764  Dutchess Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Dutchess Co., Liber A. of Wills page 46. In his will, Abraham Smith "of Phillips Patent", Dutchess County mentions his wife Margaret, son Abraham, grandson Silvanus Covert, daughters Jemima Covert, Ann Headley, Bethiah Hill, Charity Ferrinton, and Mary Griffin.
    Died  Aft 07 Apr 1764  Philipse Precinct, Dutchess Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • According to the book "Hill, French, Dean, Austin, Pinckney, Barker, Rhoades, Loundsbury and Smith Families" By Franklin Couch (1907), "Abraham Smith was an Englishman, who settled on Long Island. About 1741 he removed to that part of Philipse Precinct, Dutchess Co., NY. What is now known as Putnam Valley, Putnam Co. He was married twice."

      According to the Smith family history, Abraham had two wives. The name of his first wife was not mentioned. In that history it stated that the only child that Abraham and Margaret had was Abraham, Jr. [4]
    Person ID  I25476  Bryant
    Last Modified  8 Jun 2003 

    Father  Abraham Smith,   b. probably, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1709, probably, White Plains, Dutchess Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anna Lane,   b. Abt 1678, now Westchester Co, NY, Rye, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1712, White Plains, Westchester Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1693  Rye, Westchester Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2045  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Unknown 
    Married  Bef 1734 
    Children 
     1. Mary Smith,   b. Abt 1734, probably, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ann Smith,   b. 1736, Dutchess Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Bethia Smith,   b. 1738, Dutchess Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Charity Smith,   b. 1738, Dutchess Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jemima Smith,   b. 1740, Dutchess Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2043  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Margaret 
    Married  Abt 1762  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Abraham Smith, Jr.,   b. 24 Oct 1763, Putnam Valley, Putnam Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1813, Putnam Valley, Putnam Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2044  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1693 - probably, White Plains, Dutchess Co, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1762 - New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 07 Apr 1764 - Dutchess Co, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 07 Apr 1764 - Philipse Precinct, Dutchess Co, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S75] Couch, Hill, Dean, Pinckney Ge, Franklin Couch, LL. B.,, (Newburgh Journal Company, 1907), p.100.

    2. [S75] Couch, Hill, Dean, Pinckney Ge, Franklin Couch, LL. B.,, (Newburgh Journal Company, 1907), says "an Englishman".

    3. [S282] Dutchess County, Liber A, of W.

    4. [S75] Couch, Hill, Dean, Pinckney Ge, Franklin Couch, LL. B.,, (Newburgh Journal Company, 1907).


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