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Columbia Chapter, SCGS
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina

The Smiths

The Smiths of Edgefield County, S.C.

Jacob Smith d. 9 Dec. 1749, Fairfax Co., Va. md. before 4 June 1736 Hester Smallwood, dau. of Pryor Smallwood and Elizabeth McMillion. Patented land on N side of Bull Run in Stafford Co., Va., 15 Jan. 1724. Child:

Jacob Smith, Jr. b. 1735 d. 1805, Edgefield Co., S.C. Served in the American Rev. in S.C. (SE Bk. R-T, p. 298 #661) md. Sarah Butler, sister of James Butler killed in Cloud's Creek Massacre. Jacob Smith first settled at Mount Willing but later moved to his plantation Winehall which was inherited by his daughter, Sophia Bonham. Jacob Smith d. 1805, age 65-70. Mrs. Sarah Smith, relict of Jacob Smith d. 1817 in the 76th year of her age. Child:

Luke Smith md. Elizabeth Lamar. [Luke Smith refused on 10 Dec. 1807 to serve as executor of Jacob Smith which "entitles me to act as executor of Andrew Lee." He relinquished to Andrew Lee. Wit: Henry Etheredge, Susannah Bell.] And/or Luke Smith md. Elizabeth Lowman [See Hare's OUR EARLY SETTLERS.] Child:

Jacob Smith b. 1799 d. 1853 md. Matilda Youngblood b. 1807 d. 1849.

Sophia Smith md. James Bonham from Maryland.


A Documented History of the Long Family, Evans

See also my Butler File.

The Smiths of Fairfield County, S.C.

Hugh Smith (1737‑1822):

David Smith (1765‑1848) came to Fairfield with his parents and 2 sisters in 1786. David md. 1796 Nancy Agnes Gunning (1781‑ 1856)

Jane md. Robert Lavender

Sarah md. Robert McGrady

Mary Ann md. William Martin

Eliza (1811‑1900) md. David Weir (1796‑1854)

David Smith Weir (1832‑1862) md. Sarah Jane Campbell (1841‑1915), dau. of David and Nancy Pogue Campbell

Margaret Isabel (1859‑1900) md. Hilliard Gayden

Wylie (1854‑1924)

William Smith (1861‑1928) md. Mary Elizabeth Wylie (1871‑1919)

Hugh Adair (1801‑1840) md. Janie Martin (1806‑1855)

Caroline Smith (1832‑1904) md. John Wylie (1814‑1888), son of John and Nancy Aiken Wylie

Janie Martin (1857‑1923) 2nd wife of Hilliard Wylie

John Moore (1859‑1878)

Anna md. J.W. Hood

Hugh Smith (1866‑1943) md. Mary Agnes Rawls (1868‑1935)

Caroline (1869‑1937) md. Robert Hood (1857‑1914)

Mary Elizabeth Wylie (1871‑1919) md. William Smith Weir (1861‑1928)

Mozelle (1875‑1958) md. William Douglas (1863‑1936)

Robert Barber(1814‑1885) md. Cynthia Caroline (1823‑1881)

Fairfield County Family Histories

1790 Fairfield Co. Census:

Stephen Smith 2 M 16+ 3 M under 16 7 F.

AA 7163. Fairfield Co. 21 Nov. 1829. Petition of Martha Smith, widow of Stephen Smith who died 15 or 20 years ago. Martha age 70-80. Wit. by John Smith. Stephen Smith served as a Militia soldier in Capt. William Kirkland's company. 20 Nov. 1829. Statement of John Crosland, Sr. 20 Nov. 1829. Statement of John Smith.

The Smiths of Lexington County, S.C.

Daniel Smith (son of Thomas from Germany who came on the same vessel with Bouknight) md. Charlotte Leaphart. Children:

1. Mary Smith md. Daniel Bouknight

2. Charlotte Smith md. Pinckney West

3. Caroline Smith md. John Peter Mickles

4. Sarah Jane Smith md. Noah Hoffman

5. Thomas Smith md. Mary Leaphart

6. Elizabeth Smith md. Simon Younginer

7. Adeline Pauline Smith md. John W. LaGrone

Hans George Peter Schmidt from Pa. German by S side Saluda near mouth of 12 Mile Creek - "New Light." Claimed to be Jesus Christ. [See Weber Heresy.]

Source: Lee Gandee Articles

1813. Church list: John Smith, Jr.

Milly Smith (joined the Methodists)

Elizabeth Smith (Reformed Member)

Daniel Bouknight md. 15 Mar. 1814 Miley Smith

Kizey Smith confirmed 1816

John Smith b. 20 Apr. 1770 md. 8 March 1792 Elizabeth Kencler b. 11 May 1772. (His sponsors: Peter Koon and wife Catherine. Her sponsors: John Murph and Eliz. Graddic). [See Lake Murray records.] Children:

1. Sally Smith b. 19 Feb. 1793

2. John S. Smith b. 14 Feb. 1795 d. 1878:

Mrs. Carrie T. Mathias b. ca. 1848 [Lake Murray records. Mrs. Carrie T. Mathias place #655. Her grandmother was Mary Bouknight Mickler b. 11 May 1798 d. 14 Sep. 1867 md. Christian Mickler; her uncle Harmon Smith...graves to be moved to Salem Methodit Episcopal Church.]

3. Barbara Smith b. 1797

4. Kezia Smith b. 17 Aug. 1799

5. Eliz. b. 23 Jan. 1802

6. Levi Smith b. 11 Feb. 1804

7. Mary Smith b. 28 Aug. 1807

8. Catherine Smith b. 17 Jan. 1810

9. Harriet Smith b. 18 Apr. 1812

10. Harman/Harmon Smith b. 18 June 1815

(Sponsors: Daniel Bouknight and wife Mila, George Loreman and wife Catherine, Jacob Kelly and Sophia Kencler, Thomas Smith and wife Catherine, Jacob Derick and Mary Smith, John Wise and wife Mary.)

[Was Elizabeth Smith b. 10 Feb. 1772 (godparents Peter Coon and his wife Mary) who md. Felix Turnipseed his sister? If so, her father is given in Turnipseed records as Thomas Smith.]

4 Apr. 1817. Richland Co. Elizabeth Smith named as a dau. of Elizabeth Kinsler...will states she is in the western world...Son-in-law John Smith and grandson, John Smith.

Henry and Magdeline Smith. Child:

John b. 13 May 1816. (Sponsors: Saml. Fleming and wife Margaret)

Henry Adolphus Smith d. 13 June 1838 age 1 year 2 months and 13 day.

Source: St. Michael's Lutheran Church Records

4 Nov. 1820 buried James Smith.

2 Nov. 1835 married S.H. Smith to my daughter Nancy.

Source: Journal of the Rev. Godrey Drehr.

Thomas Smith b. 1768 d. 1815 md. Anna Katherine _________ b. 1768 d. 1829. Lexington County.

From the files of Theresa M. Hicks, Professional Genealogist

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