Person:Henry Smith (31)

Henry Smith
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. BEF 1783
m. BEF 1784
  1. Hezekiah SmithABT 1784 - ABT 1854
  2. Edith Levicy SmithABT 1788 - ABT 1859
  3. David SmithABT 1791 -
  4. William Smith1792 - 1860
m. 10 Feb 1819
Facts and Events
Name Henry Smith
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][3] 18 Aug 1759 Albemarle, Rockingham, Virginia
Marriage BEF 1783 to Rachel Clark
Marriage BEF 1784 to Sarah 'Sally' Langton
Alt Marriage BEF 1784 to Rachel Clark
Other? 1796 , Franklin, GeorgiaMove
Marriage 10 Feb 1819 , Franklin, Georgiato Margaret Henning
Other? 28 Jan 1833 Pension Application
Death? 8 JAN 1840 Franklin County, Georgia

Name Suffix:<NSFX> Jr.

Henry Smith Sr & Amy's son Henry Smith (Jr) born Aug 18,1759 Albemarle/Rockingham Co,Va. Died Feb 8,1840 Franklin Co, Ga. Married 1st Rachel Clark ....no children 2nd marriage to Sarah (Sally) Langton before 1784. Married 3rd to Margaret Henning/Hearn on Nov 11,1839...no children. Henry's pension application Jan 28,1833. Margaret's pension application Feb 23,1853. Henry volunteered in Revolutionary Army at York Dist, SC fought until 1776. Granted 2,000 acres of land in Franklin Co, Georgia when the treaty was signed 1790. Moved from York Dist, SC to Franklin Co, Georgia in 1796.Henry Smith, Jr and Sarah Langton's children:1.Hezekiah born 1784 York Dist, Sc Died 1854 Franklin Co, Ga.married Mary (Polly) Thomas on July 16,1812 Franklin Co, Ga2.Edith Levicy born 1788 York Dist, SC died 1859 Monroe Co, Ms.married Samuel Peter Cockerham circa 1807 Anderson/Picken, SC. buried at Cockerham Cem. in Monroe Co, Ms.3.David born circa 1791 SC, married Nov 12,1839 in Franklin Co, Ga toMartha Mc Farland.4.William born Feb 2,1792 SC died Aug 22,1860 Franklin Co, Ga, buried at Pleasant Hill Bapt Cem, married Mar 27,1814 Franklin Co, Ga to Sabra Nail/Neal. Donated land for chruch and cem. where he is buried. Contact: Jean Carr <mailto:jsmit-car@webtv.net> (jsmit-car@webtv.net)

Probate records of District 96 South Carolina

Declaration to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed Jun 7, 1832 State of Georgia, County of Franklin: On this twenty eighth day of January in the year eighteen hundred and thirty three personally appeared in open Court...Henry Smith a resident of Capt. Newell's District in Said County, aged seventy three years...that he entered in the service of the United States under the following named officers and served as herein stated. He was drafted in York District South Carolina for three months under Capt. Robt. McA'Fee, and was marched under him and Col. Thomas Neal to Oconee river in Georgia, thence to Ogeechee near Phillips's Fort where they staid about a month thence was marched home and was discharge by Capt. McA'fee having served three months. This to the best of his recollection was in the autumn of 1776. In the spring of 1777 he volunteered at York aforesaid under Capt. McG___gh and was marched under him Major Ross to Savannah river opposite to August Georgia and there joined Genl. Williams ___ a Regiment of Regulars, but does not recollect the ___of the officers except Thomas Prince a Lieutenant who was afterwards at Stono & died, was marched from ther to Briar Creek [probably Brier Creek, Georgia March 3, 1779], but was out on a scouting party as a trooper during the fight, the British having encamped in our camp ...all escaped but one who was taken prisoner. His brother {Lt. Daniel Smith] was wounded at Stono and placed in the old Barracks Hospital & deponet was appointed to nurse him ad did so from June until August when he died. Does not recollect which year it was...sent as a spy after Bill Cunningham & the Tories at Bush River, took two prisoners & returned to camp when Col Washington & his light Horse joined Morgan and deponent was sent to pilot Col Washington troop to Cunninghams camp on Bush River where they were defeated by Col Washington who took a number of prisoners & returned to camp. .Missed the the Battle of Cowpens, 16 Jan 1781. because he was transporting a prisoner. Stated that he was born in Rockingham County, Virginia in 1759 August 18th. Has a record of his age in his father's Bible at declarant's house. Served one year and seven months as a private horseman, finding his own horse...Has never received a written discharge nor any pay that he recollects..

References
  1. Pension: Revolutionary War Pension records for Georgia County of Franklin Jun 7, 1832, 7 Jun 1832.

    On this twenty eighth day of January in the year eighteen hundred and thity three personally apeared in open Court...Henry Smith a resident of Catp. Newell's District in Said County, aged seventy three years...that he enterend in the service of the United States under the following named officers and served as herein stated. He was drafted in York District South Carolina for three months undr Capt. Robt. McA'Fee, and was marched under him and Col. Thomas Neal to Oconee river in Georgia, thence to Ogeechee near Phillips's Fort where they staid about a month thence was marched home and was discharge by Capt. McA'fee having served three months. This to the best of his recollection was in the autumn of 1776.
    In the spring of 1777 he volunteered at York aforesaid under Capt. McG___gh and was marched under him Major Ross to Savannah river opposite to August Georgia and there joined Genl. Williams ___ a Regiment of Regulars, but does not recollect the ___of the officers except Thomas Prince a Lieutenant who was afterwards at Stono & died, was marched from ther to Briar Creek [probably Brier Creek, Georgia March 3, 1779], but was out on a scouting party as a trooper during the fight, the British having encamped in our camp ...all escaped but one who was taken prisoner. His brother [Lt. Daniel Smith] was wounded at Stono and placed in the old Barracks Hospital & deponet was apppointed to nurse him ad did so from June until August when he died. Does not recollect which year it was...sent as a spy after Bill Cunningham & the Tories at Bush River, took two prisoners & returned to camp when Col Washington & his light Horse joined Morgan and deponent was sent to pilot Col Washington troop to Cunninghams camp on Bush River where they were defeated by Col Washington who took a number of prisoners & returned to camp. Missed the the Battle of Cowpens, 16 Jan 1781. because he was transporting a prisoner.
    Stated that he was born in Rockingham County, Virginia in 1759 August 18th. Has a record of his age in his father's Bible at declarant's house. Served one year and seven months as a private horseman, finding his own horse...Has never received a written discharge nor any pay that he recollects.

    Henry Smith Jr.--Stated that he was born in Rockingham County, Virginia in 1759 August 18th. Has a record of his age in his father's Bible at declarant's house. Served one year and seven months as a private horseman, finding his own horse...Has never received a written discharge nor any pay that he recollects.
    Revolutionary War Pension records for Georgia County of Franklin Jun 7, 1832-- see full text provided by Guy R. Smith

  2. Will, Vol. A-12 Page 65 Will No. 37. (FHL film: 229694), 11 Jul 1790.

    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

    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. Henry probably died about 1793- document provided by Guy R. Smith--see actual text & images in 2 citations-- the will is 2 pages long

  3. Will, Vol. A-12 Page 65 Will No. 37. (FHL film: 229694), 11 Jul 1790.

    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. Henry probably died about 1793- document provided by Guy R. Smith--see actual text & images - 2 citations-- the will is 2 pages long

  4.   Pension: Revolutionary War Pension records for Georgia County of Franklin Jun 7, 1832.