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Montgomery Co., TN Bible/Family Records
Samuel R. SMITH Family Records

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Montgomery County Family Records

Samuel R. SMITH--Revolutionary Soldier
as recorded on 03/23/1938
Descent of Mrs. Harriet Kendrick BEACH,
wife of Dr. John Ross BEACH, who lived at
438 Franklin St., Clarksville, Tennessee

Samuel R. SMITH, Revolutionary Soldier, was born in Warren Co. N. C.,
1760, died in Montgomery Co. Tenn., 1843.
His place of residence during the Revolution was Granville Co. N. C.

I was born in Clarksville, Montgomery County, State of Tennessee.
I am the daughter of James Clay KENDRICK, born 1845, died _____ and his
wife Harriet B. DONOHO born 1849 died 1925, Married 1869.
The said James Clay KENDRICK was the son of James Fulton KENDRICK born
1801, died 1847, and his (2) wife Sarah Long SMITH born 1811, died 1894,
Married 1840. The said Sarah Long SMITH was the dau. of Samuel R. SMITH,
born 1760, died 1843, and his (2nd) wife Sarah WILLIAMS, born 1769, died
1872, married _____. And he the said Samuel R. SMITH is the Ancestor
who assisted in establishing American Independence, while Acting in the
capacity of Private.

Ancestor's Services:    Samuel R. SMITH, a Private, served 3 mos.
                                            enlisted in 1778 in Warren Co. N.C. and again in
Jany. 1779, with Charles ALLEN and _____ HOPKINS as Captains, Colonels
LYTLE and GREENE, he was engaged in the Battle of Brier Creek.
Applied for pension Aug. 8, 1833, his claim was allowed at Granville
County, N. C. Age at date of Application 73 yrs., at which time he was
a resident of Granville Co., N.C. born on East Side of West Brush Creek,
Warren Co. N.C. It is stated that he was married when he enlisted the
second time, name of wife not given & it is not stated whether there were
any children. Bureau of pensions V. L. M. Jany. 1926
                                                                S.F. 7560 Revolutionary War.

Samuel R. SMITH is buried near the border line of Christian Co. Ky. and
Montgomery Co. Tenn. in the Smith family burying ground.
The marble slab which marks his grave states that he was a soldier in
the Revolutionary War.

References:    See Pension File 7569.   Also: Kentucky History (1885)
                           Part 2, The Purchase, PP. 237 & 238;
Family Bible owned by Mrs. Mary Dye BAILEY, of Clarksville, Tenn.

Samuel SMITH was married (1st) to Miss DODSON (2nd) to Sallie WILLIAMS
1779 at Granville Co. N.C.

Lived to be 103.

(1st Marriage to Miss DODSON)


To Whom Married


Catherine SMITH, his cousin

Betsy _______ TERRY


Left one son.


Settled in East Tennessee


Never married



(2nd Marriage to Sallie WILLIAMS)



Samuel R., Jr. b. 1818 d. 1892

Mary Jane PATILLO, descended from the MAYFIELDs

Sarah LONG b. 1811 d. 1894


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