Person:David Smith (13)

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m. ABT 1747
  1. Abraham SmithABT 1747 - 1808
  2. Sarah SmithAFT 1747 - AFT 1792
  3. Single daughter assumed from will SmithAFT 1747 - AFT 1792
  4. John Smith1748 - 1834
  5. William SmithAFT 1748 - AFT 1792
  6. Gideon SmithAFT 1748 - BEF 1783
  7. Daniel SmithABT 1752 - 1779
  8. Elizabeth SmithABT 1754 - 1845
  9. Henry Smith1759 - 1840
  10. David SmithABT 1761 - 1806
  11. Jonathan Smith1762 - 1829
m. ABT 1790
  1. General James Smith1792 - 1854
  2. Frances Smith1796 - 1875
  3. Delilah SmithABT 1798 - ABT 1867
  4. Henry SmithABT 1804 -
Facts and Events
Name David Smith
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3] ABT 1761 , Augusta, Virginia
Marriage ABT 1790 York, South Carolina, United Statesto Barsheba Harrington
Death[4][5][6] 1806 , Union District, South Carolina

War of 1812 Veterans in Texas by Mary Smith Fae Will recorded 25 Feb 1806, Union County South Carolina wills vol 1 BookA pg. 209 1790 Federal census York county, Camden District, South Carolina 1800 census Union district, South Carolina Is in John Harrington's will as my friend and son-in-law, David Smith

David Smith died in 1806 as shown by the will of David Smith, Union District, South Carolina, 1 February 1806, recorded, 25 February 1806. "Being weak in body, …my landed property to be in the hands of my Dearly beloved wife, Bersheba during her life or widowhood. If she should marry then to retain the one third part of my land and moveable property with the use of negro wench Sue to be at her disposal among my children. Children to be raised and reasonable schooled out of her thirds with the use of negro, Sam. The other two thirds of land to be equally divided between my two sons, James and Henry Smith when Henry is of age. Also my well beloved daughters, Fanny and Delilah the other two thirds of my moveable property to be equally divided between them as they come of age.

Executors: Wife, Bersheba and Young G. Harrington. Wit: Wm. Cotton, Joseph Morehead. Thos. Lusk. . Note from someone about David Smith's will proof:

 (Copy of will is in the South Carolina Archives) Will was proven 3 July 1806, Chester County, South Carolina.


" Union County, South Carolina Wills Volume 1, Book A, page 209. (Copy of will obtained from the South Carolina Archives) Will was proven 3 July 1806, Chester County, South Carolina. Proven by Wm Cotton, 25 Feb 1806.

Will - Summons to Young J Harrington, executor of the LW&T of David Smith, dec', who was the executor of the LW&T of John Harrington, dec'd. To show why a writ of petition should not issue to lay out to Jeptha Harrington, Hezekiah Harrington, Birt Harrington, Gabrial Martin and his wife Delila, Ezra Cates and Rhoda his wife, Thos. Lusk and Barsheba his wife, heirs and legatees of John Harrington, late of said district, dec'd, their equal and distributive shares of a 600 acre tract situate on water of Gilkies and Abbentons Creek, adjoining land of _________ Morgan, Abram Guyton, Nicholas Corry, John Jefferies and others. 3 Oct 1814. ---- It was recommended that land be sold. Re-surveyed at 926 acres and valued at $1000. signed Corry, Jefferies, Jeptha Harrington, Moorehead, Drury Harrington. NOTE: This is John's brother, Drury b.1752 who married Rachael Petty, who was living in Union Co, SC at that time. John and Drury were sons of Charles (1720-1772) and Agnes Hill Harrington.

References
  1. Will.

    WILL OF HENRY SMITH 11 July 1790

    Henry was born abt 1727 Ulster Ireland. He died abt 1793, York County, SC
    The will was written 11 July 1790.

    In the Name of God Amen.I Henry Smith of York County State of South Carolian [sic] being weak in body & much distressed by pain, yet through the Assistance of Divine Providence of sound Judgment of memory. Do make this my last Will of Testament, herby excluding all others hithertofore made by me. Commending my Soul to God who gave it to be received by him through the merits of Jesus Christ. And my Body to the dust to be decently Buried at the expence of my Executors. And first I will that my beloved Wife do hold & possess all my Estate real & personal during her life or widowhood, and then to be disposed of in the following manner. And first to my eldest son Abraham I will & Bequeath my second volum [sic] of Pools Anotations [sic] To my son David I will the plantation where on I live to Hold the same in Fee Talc. And in case he dieth without heir of his body, to be sold & divided amoungst the rest of my children male & female. To my son John I Bequeath fifty Acres of Land. And to my son Henry one hundred acres the which they are already possesed of and also to my son Henry my Negro fellow named Sam together with one half of the fishery in his Brother John=s division. x x x x x x

    To my son Jonathan I will my Negroe Wench named Rosse reserving at the same time forty pounds to be paid by him to his Brother William in trade. & her first child if she has any to my Daughter Sarah Ramsey. To my grandchild Henry Jolley I Bequeath a mare worth ten pounds together with two milch Cows to his mother to be paid by my Executors. And the Remainder of my Estate to be divided equally amoungst my Daughters married & single. Appointing my beloved Wife Amy two sons John & William Executors of this my last Will and Testament.

    Sign,d & Seal,d this Eleventh Day of July in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred & ninety.
    Signed Henry Smith [scrawled seal]
    In Presence of Nathan N. Guyton (his mark) . Nicholas Correy

    York County, South Carolina Wills Vol. A-12 Page 65 Will No. 37. (FHL film: 229694)

    York County, South Carolina Wills Page 65 No. 37 Proved

    Vol. A-12 Page 65 Will No. 37. (FHL film: 229694) 11 Jul 1790
    1st page of the Henry Smith will in the York County, South Carolina archives- The will names wife, sons and alludes to daughter's married and single. - document provided by Guy R. Smith. The will is 2 pages long--see actual text & images - 3 citations--

  2. Will.

    WILL OF HENRY SMITH 11 July 1790

    Henry was born abt 1727 Ulster Ireland. He died abt 1793, York County, SC
    The will was written 11 July 1790.

    In the Name of God Amen.I Henry Smith of York County State of South Carolian [sic] being weak in body & much distressed by pain, yet through the Assistance of Divine Providence of sound Judgment of memory. Do make this my last Will of Testament, herby excluding all others hithertofore made by me. Commending my Soul to God who gave it to be received by him through the merits of Jesus Christ. And my Body to the dust to be decently Buried at the expence of my Executors. And first I will that my beloved Wife do hold & possess all my Estate real & personal during her life or widowhood, and then to be disposed of in the following manner. And first to my eldest son Abraham I will & Bequeath my second volum [sic] of Pools Anotations [sic] To my son David I will the plantation where on I live to Hold the same in Fee Talc. And in case he dieth without heir of his body, to be sold & divided amoungst the rest of my children male & female. To my son John I Bequeath fifty Acres of Land. And to my son Henry one hundred acres the which they are already possesed of and also to my son Henry my Negro fellow named Sam together with one half of the fishery in his Brother John's division. x x x x x x

    To my son Jonathan I will my Negroe Wench named Rosse reserving at the same time forty pounds to be paid by him to his Brother William in trade. & her first child if she has any to my Daughter Sarah Ramsey. To my grandchild Henry Jolley I Bequeath a mare worth ten pounds together with two milch Cows to his mother to be paid by my Executors. And the Remainder of my Estate to be divided equally amoungst my Daughters married & single. Appointing my beloved Wife Amy two sons John & William Executors of this my last Will and Testament.

    Sign,d & Seal,d this Eleventh Day of July in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred & ninety.
    Signed Henry Smith [scrawled seal]
    In Presence of Nathan N. Guyton (his mark) . Nicholas Correy

    York County, South Carolina Wills Vol. A-12 Page 65 Will No. 37. (FHL film: 229694)

    York County, South Carolina Wills Page 65 No. 37 Proved

    2nd page of the Henry Smith will in the York County, South Carolina archives- The will names wife, sons and alludes to daughter's married and single. document provided by Guy R. Smith--see actual text & images - 3 citations-- the will is 2 pages long

  3. Will.

    WILL OF HENRY SMITH 11 July 1790
    In the Name of God Amen.I Henry Smith of York County State of South Carolian [sic] ...

    ... To my son David I will the plantation where on I live to Hold the same in Fee Talc. And in case he dieth without heir of his body, to be sold & divided amoungst the rest of my children male & female.

    Sign,d & Seal,d this Eleventh Day of July in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred & ninety.
    Signed Henry Smith [scrawled seal]
    In Presence of Nathan N. Guyton (his mark) . Nicholas Correy

    York County, South Carolina Wills Vol. A-12 Page 65 Will No. 37. (FHL film: 229694)

    Picture of the 2nd home on the plantation noted in the Henry Smith will in the York County, South Carolina archives- To my son David I will the plantation where on I live to Hold the same in Fee Talc. - document provided by Guy R. Smith. The will is 2 pages long--see actual text & images - 3 citations--

  4. Will.

    Series Number: S108093 Reel: 0027
    Frame: 00230
    Date: 1806/02/25
    Description: SMITH, DAVID, WILL TYPESCRIPT, UNION COUNTY (MSS WILL: BOOK A, PAGES 197-198; ESTATE PACKET: BOX 5, PKG 6) (1 FRAME).
    Names Indexed: SMITH, DAVID/SMITH, BEERSHABA/HARINGTON, YOUNG G./SUE (SLAVE)/SAM (SLAVE)/SMITH, JAMES/SMITH, HENRY/SMITH, FANNY/SMITH, DELILAH/CATTER, WILLIAM/MOORHEAD, JOSEPH/LUSK, THOMAS
    Locations: UNION COUNTY/
    Type: WILL (TYPESCRIPT)/

    David Smith died in 1806 as shown by the will of David Smith, Union District, South Carolina, 1 February 1806, recorded, 25 February 1806. "Being weak in body, …my landed property to be in the hands of my Dearly beloved wife, Bersheba during her life or widowhood. If she should marry then to retain the one third part of my land and moveable property with the use of negro wench Sue to be at her disposal among my children. Children to be raised and reasonable schooled out of her thirds with the use of negro, Sam. The other two thirds of land to be equally divided between my two sons, James and Henry Smith when Henry is of age. Also my well beloved daughters, Fanny and Delilah the other two thirds of my moveable property to be equally divided between them as they come of age.

    Executors: Wife, Bersheba and Young G. Harrington. Wit: Wm. Cotton, Joseph Morehead. Thos. Lusk. .

    " Union County, South Carolina Wills Volume 1, Book A, page 209. (Copy of will obtained from the South Carolina Archives) Will was proven 3 July 1806, Chester County, South Carolina. Proven by Wm Cotton, 25 Feb 1806.

    Will typescript source for David Smith in South Carolina Archives:
    Series Number: S108093 Reel: 0027 Frame: 00230 Date: 1806/02/25

  5. Will.

    Series Number: S108093 Reel: 0027
    Frame: 00296
    Date: 1811/11/04
    Description: SMITH, DAVID OF UNION COUNTY, WILL TYPESCRIPT (MSS WILL: BOOK A, PAGES 268-269; ESTATE PACKET: BOX 8, PKG 40) (1 FRAME).
    Names Indexed: SMITH, DAVID/SMITH, ELIZABETH/HOMESLY, BURRELL/LOCKHART, JOHN/ASHWORTH, JOSEPH/ASHWORTH, ANN/
    Locations: UNION COUNTY/
    Type: WILL (TYPESCRIPT)/

    Will section # 3 from South Carolina Archives and Records
    Series Number: S108093 Reel: 0027 Frame: 00296 Date: 1811/11/04 Description: SMITH, DAVID OF UNION COUNTY, WILL TYPESCRIPT (MSS WILL: BOOK A, PAGES 268-269; ESTATE PACKET: BOX 8, PKG 40) (1 FRAME).

  6. Court records: Probate.

    LW&T - John Harrington

    Union County, south Carolina, Will Book A, page 14-16 Proved: Date 16 Sept. 1793, written
    12 Nov 1792. Intermediate Court, 2nd day. LW&T of John Harrington, deceased
    proven in open court by oaths of Drury Harrington and Abraham Guiton in order
    to be recorded.

    In the name of God, Amen. I, John Harrington, of Union co., S. C., being
    in a sick and low condition, yet through the assistanceof devine providence, of
    sound judgement and memory, do make and constitute this last will and
    testament, hereby revoking all others; heretofore made by meand first I,
    commit my soul to God who made it, to be rec'd by him thru the merits of Jesus
    Christ - my Lord and Savior: and my body to the dust from whenceit was taken
    to be decently buried at the expense of my executor and as for my worldly
    goods, I will they be disposed of in the following manner:
    Belovedwife Fanny, all estate real and peresonal during life or widowhood. If
    she marries of dieth before my children come of age, exec to "keep estate
    together and make the best they can of it."To raise and educate my children
    till they all come of age and then (and not until then) the estate to be
    equally divided amonst my children, male and female, in any way the major part
    of them agree on.Friends, David Smith, my son-in-law, and Nicholas Corriy to
    be exec. 12 Nov 1792. Wit: Abraham Guiton, Joseph Moorhead, Joseph(I) Guiton
    and Drury Harrington. Signed John (X) Harrington
    David Smith; apointed executor, came into opencourt and took the necessary
    oath. ( from Georgia Geneology Magazine, 1982, p217) v2, p44

    Will - Summons to Young J Harrington, executor of the LW&T of David Smith, dec', who was the executor of the LW&T of John Harrington, dec'd. To show why a writ of petition should not issue to lay out to Jeptha Harrington,Hezekiah Harrington, Birt Harrington, Gabrial Martin and his wife Delila, EzraCates and Rhoda, his wife, Thos. Lusk and Barsheba his wife, heirs and legatees of John Harrington, late of said district, dec'd, their equal and distributive shares of a 600 acre tract situate on water of Gilkies and Abbentons Creek, adjoining land of _________ Morgan, Abram Guyton, Nicholas Corry, John Jefferiesand others. 3 Oct 1814. ---- It was recommended that land be sold. Re-surveyd at 926 acres and valued at $1000. signed Corry, Jefferies, Jeptha Harrington,Moorehead, Drury Harrington. ( From S. Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Review) v4, p 27

    Will of John Harrington--states that David is now deceased--see text