Saturday, September 8, 2018

Surname Saturday - SMITH (England to colonial New England)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.

I am working in the 9th great-grandmothers by Ahnentafel number, and I am up to Ancestor #2151 who is Mary SMITH (1632-1708). [Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 9th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts.]

My ancestral line back through two generations in this SMITH family line is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

16. Isaac Seaver (1823-1901)
17. Lucretia Townsend Smith (1827-1884)

32. Benjamin Seaver (1791-1825)
33. Abigail Gates (1797-1869)

66.  Nathan Gates (1767-1830)
67.  Abigail Knowlton (1774-1855)

134.  Jeremiah Knowlton (1745-1785)
135.  Abigail Peirce (1750-1775)

268.  Jeremiah Knowlton (1713-1752)
269.  Sarah Allen (1717-1796)

536.  Nathaniel Knowlton (1683-1760)
537.  Mary Bennett (1685-1717)


1074.  Henry Bennett (1664-1739)
1075.  Frances Burr (1669-1708)


2150.  John Burr, born about 1630 in England; died 22 April 1673 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.  He married 1663 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.
2151.  Mary Smith, born about 1632 in Shropham, Norfolk, England; died 12 January 1708 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of John Burr and Mary Smith are:
*  Jonathan Burr (1665-????)
*  Elizabeth Burr (1665-????)
Frances Burr (1669-1708), married 1685 Henry Bennett (1664-1739).
*  Jeremiah Burr (1670-????)
*  Abigail Burr (1672-????)

4302.  Richard Smith, born about 1600 in Shropham, Norfolk, England; died 28 July 1666 in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.  He married before 1628 in England.
4303.  Joanna LNU, born about 1605 in England.

Children of Richard Smith and Joanna are:
*  Elizabeth Smith (1628-1711), married (1) 1647 Edward Gilman (1617-1653); (2) 1654 Samuel dudley (1608-1684).
*  Richard Smith (1630-1714), married 1659 Hannah Cheney (1642-1722).
Mary Smith (1632-1708), married (1) 1648 Phillip Call; (2) 1663 John Burr (1630-1673); (3) 1685 Henry Bennett (1626-1707).


Information about this Smith family was obtained from:

*  Abraham Hammatt, 
The Hammatt Papers, Early Inhabitants of Ipswich, Massachusetts 1633-1700 (Baltimore, MD :  Genealogical Pub. Co., 1980), page 333.

*  Sybil Noyes, Charles T. Libby, Walter G. Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1988), pages 53, 646-647.

I have done no original research for this person.


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