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George Jacob and Anna Margaretha (WACKER) SCHMELZER Family
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YearMonth & DayPerson(s) InvolvedEventLocation
c1733 George Jacob SchmelzerBirthGermany
1754 Beginning of
French & Indian War
Started in Pennsylvania
1756June 22George Jacob SCHMELZER to
Anna Margaretha WACKER
MarriageCanadochly Union Church;
Windsor, York County, Pennsylvania
1756June 22Bernhardt WACKER to
Maria Margaretha KAUFELT
MarriageCanadochly Union Church;
Windsor, York County, Pennsylvania
1758May 3Infant daughter SchmelzerBirthYork County, Pennsylvania
1761January 8Maria Elisabeth SchmelzerBirthYork County, Pennsylvania
1763May 3Johann Jacob SchmelzerBirthYork County, Pennsylvania
1763Late End of
French & Indian War
1765October 30Possibly a son
Jacob Schmelzer
BirthOver Mountain from
Zion Red Church;
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
David SmelserBirth
1771 Jacob SmelserRoad CrewRoyal Oak - Plantation
Southwest Virginia
1772 Jacob SmelserTaxBotetourt County, Virginia
1773 Jacob SmelserTax-SupernumaryFincastle County, Virginia
1774 Jacob SmelserLand Survey
139 acres on the
south branches of
Reed Creek
waters of New River
Fincastle County, Virginia
Present day
Wythe County, Virginia
1774September 17Susanna SmelserBirthHarmon Gregg's Bible states Pennsylvania
1850 census states Virginia
1775January 20 Fincastle ResolutionsFincastle County, Virginia
Beginning of
Revolutionary War
The Lead Mines
(need of lead for shot)
close to where Jacob lived
was a "hot spot"
c1777 Barbara SmelserBirth
1778March 3Daniel Mullen stole
Jacob Smelser's Hog
Court MinutesMontgomery County, Virginia
1779 James Delaney
Jacob Smaser
TaxWilson's District
Washington County, Tennessee
c1780
-1781
Jacob SmelserTaxWashington County, Tennessee
1780 John SmelserBirthPresent day
Greene County, Tennessee
1781 Jacob SmelserTaxWashington County, Tennessee
1783August 19Jacob SmelcherCourt Minutes
Security for
Joseph Hardin
for the faithful discharge
of his duties in office
Greene County, Tennessee
1783August 20Jacob SmelcherCourt Minutes
Ear Mark
A crop in the left ear
and Slit in the said crop
Greene County, Tennessee
1784May 13Jacob SmelsheaLand - 300 ac
Issued by
John Armstrong's Office
E side of Tennesse R
and on Rains' Cr
Hardin County, Tennessee
Indian Land then
1784NovemberJacob Smelcher &
Elizabeth Delany
Court Minutes
Administrators of
James Delany Estate
Deposited forty shillings
Greene County, Tennessee
1785August 27Elizabeth Delaney to
David Crowly
MarriageGreene County, Tennessee
1786August TermDavid Crowly 5000
Jacob Smelser 250
Stephen Strange 250
Court Clerk 6 s
Court Minutes
Crowly charged with
threatening Greene County
He and others pay fine
Greene County, Tennessee
1787November TermJacob SmelserCourt Minutes
Juryman for case
John Crocket vs
James Anderson
Greene County, Tennessee
1787DecemberJacob SmelserSigned the
Petition of the Inhabitants
of the Western Country
"The Lost State Of Franklin"
Tennessee, then
North Carolina
1787
-1788
Transcriber admitted
to altering surnames
Jacob Smelcer
Jacob Smelcer, Jr
Tax

600 acres, 1 poll
1 poll
Greene County, Tennessee
1788MayJacob Smelcher to
Agnes Yocum
MarriageGreene County, Tennessee
Jacob SmelserLand - 200 acres
Entry #416
from Carter's office
Double Entry
Heirs of Ball
Filed with Commissioner
Warrant issued to
Seth Smith
Greene County, Tennessee
1788August 23Jacob SmencerLand - 100 ac
Issued at Edenton
Holleys Creek the waters
of Nolachuckey River
Greene County, Tennessee
1789August 3Jacob Smencer/Smelser
to William Ross
Land-100 acHolleys Creek the waters
of Nolachuckey River
Greene County, Tennessee
1790 Jacob SmelcerCourt Minutes
credible witness that
Benjamin Anderson
bit off part of
nose and each ear of
John Province
Greene County, Tennessee
1792July 3William Lea to
Jacob Smelser
both of Knox County
Land
North side Holston River
Condition line with
Jacob Grage
Knox County, Tennessee
1793April 8Jacob SmelcerBondsman
Marriage
Solimon Yokem to
Susannah Adams
Jefferson County, Tennessee
1793August 9Jacob Smelser
Plaintiff
vs
Thomas King
Defendant
Court
Land
Turkey Creek on the
waters of Clinch
Knox County, Tennessee
1794June 12Jacob SmelcerLand - 400 acres
Adjoining Smelcer
McClung, McGaughey
William Henderson
John Patterson
Head of Holley's Creek
Greene County, Tennessee
1795August 13Jacob Smelcer to
William Ross
Land - 400 acres
Corner to Smelcers old survey, McClung, Henderson, Patterson
Holley's Creek
Greene County, Tennessee
1796July 6Jacob Smelser
Living in
Knox County
Witness to
Sell of land
Stockley Donelson to
Charles McClung
Transaction
Knox County, Tennessee
Land location
Hamilton County, Tennessee
1796October 4Jacob SmelserPurchased from
Alexander Ward Estate
Jefferson County, Tennessee
1797April 25David Smelser to
Marjorie Gregg
Marriage
Surety paid by
Harmon Gregg
Knox County, Tennessee
1797JuneHarmon Gregg to
Sus Smellser
Marriage
Surety paid by
David Smelser
Knox County, Tennessee
1798AprilPhilemon Higgins
John Higgins
Granted permission to travel
with their families
Knoxville to
Stogdon's Valley on
the Cumberland River
by way of
Johnson's ferry
on the Clinch River
1800 Margaret Higgins
1st known child
Birth
Parents:
Josiah Higgins
Barbara Smelser
Tennessee
1800November 20John Sevier, Sr &
George Gordon, Jr
both of Knox County
to Harmon Gregg
Smith County
Land - 200 acres
On Sinking Fork of
Eagle Creek a branch
of Obey's River
Smith County, Tennessee
now Overton County
1801January 19Margaret Smelser
1st known child
Birth
Parents:
John Smelser
Catherine Higgins
Present day
Overton County, Tennessee
1801March 10Jacob SmelserWitness
Land Sale
John Delany to
John Doan
Greene County, Tennessee
1802 Harmon Gragg
John Higgins
Phelomon Higgins
David Smelser
John Smelser
TaxJackson County, Tennessee
now Overton County
1803 David Smelser
with father-in-law
Jacob Gregg
MovedMadison County, Illinois
1806March 17John Sevier
Knox County to
Benjamin Hinshaw
Jackson County
Land 100 acres
Including improvements
made by
David Smelser
Jackson County, Tennessee
Filed in Overton County
1807
/1808
December 21
January 8
John Smelser
neighbor to
Solomon Munson
Land entry for MunsonWood River
Madison County, Illinois
1808May 13Jacob SmelserLand Survey
75 3/4 acres
Poplar Cove on
waters of Obids River
Overton County, Tennessee
now Fentress County
1809October 23Harmon Gregg to
James Fansher
both Overton County
Land - 200 acres
On Sinking Fork of
Eagle Creek a branch
of Obey's River
Overton County, Tennessee
1810October 27Jab SmelserLand
Obeys River on
Piles Turnpike Road
to William Harp
where Jab Smelser lived
Overton County, Tennessee
now Fentress County
1812
1815
June to
Spring
Harmon Gregg
Josiah Higgins
David Smelser
John Smelser
War of 1812Cooper's Fort, MO
Cooper's Fort, MO
Chilton's Fort, IL
Tennessee
1814 Elizabeth (Schmelzer)
Delaney Crowley
DeathGreene County, Tennessee
1816 Jacob SmelserListed in
Delaney Estate Papers
Living in Overton County, Tennessee
1817 David SmelsorTaxHoward County, Missouri
1820February 13Jacob Smelser, Sr to
John Smelser
both of
Overton County
Land - 300 acres
Flatt Creek
a branch of Roaring River
involves a conditional line between them
Overton County, Tennessee
1821March 30John SmelserLand
Grant No 15317: 22 1/2 acres
Grant No 15318: 40 acres
Flatt Creek
Overton County, Tennessee
1825 Harmon Gregg FamilyMoved to
Jackson County, Missouri
1829/
1830
John SmeltserTeacher of
Jefferson Dillard Goodpasture
Overton County, Tennessee
1830 Harmon Gregg
David Smelser
John Smelser
CensusJackson County, MO
Saline County, MO
Overton County, TN
1833JulyHarmon GreggAssociated with A. W. Doniphan
meets with Mormons
Jackson County, Missouri
1836 John Smelser
Philip Smelser
TaxOverton County, Tennessee
1836June 2David SmelserLand - 40 acres
Lived in Lafayette County,
Missouri at time of purchase
Johnson County, Missouri
1837 Josiah Higgins FamilyMoved to
Platte County, Missouri
1838April 21John Smelser to
Hiram M Allen
both of the county
Land - 300 acres
Flat Creek
Piece of land adjoins:
conditional line made
by Jacob Smelser, deceast
and land formerly owned
by William Brian
Overton County, Tennessee
1840March 4Barbara (SMELSER) HIGGINSDeathMissouri
1840 Harmon Gregg
David Smelser
John Smelser
CensusJackson County, MO
Johnson County, MO
Pulaski County, MO
1840November 7David Smelser &
wife Marjara to
George W. Houts
all of Johnson County, Missouri
Land - 40 acresJohnson County, Missouri
1841AugustJosiah HigginsDeathMissouri
1844August 10Harmon GreggDeathMissouri
1846 David SmelserDeathVan Buren/Cass County,
Missouri
1850October 12John & Catherine
Smelser
CensusPulaski County, Missouri
1850November 25Susan GraggCensusClay County, Missouri
1857June 23Susannah (SMELSER)
Gregg
DeathMissouri



Jacob Smelser married Elizabeth & Ocee Cochet
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John Sevier Smelser's son Thomas Melvin Smelser told his son and grandson his grandfather was a Hessian soldier. The Logsdon family was living in the U.S. prior to the Revolutionary War. Thus, Jacob Smelser born c 1760 Germany would be that soldier.

YearMonth & DayPerson(s) InvolvedEventLocation
c1760 Jacob Smelser/SmelcerBirthGermany
1801 Isaiah SmelserBirthTennessee
c1803 Keziah SmelserBirthTennessee
c1807 Jacob SmelserBirthTennessee
c1809 SonBirthUnknown
c1811 John Sevier SmelserBirthTennessee
c1813 Catherine SmelserBirthTennessee
1815 Jacob SmelserTaxBarren County, Kentucky
c1817 Tobiatha SmelserBirthPresumed Kentucky
1819 Jacob SmelserTaxHart County, Kentucky
1819Apr 8Witnesses
Wm Wilson
Jacob Smelsor
Permission
to marry
dau Green
by mother
Margret Hughston
Barren County, Kentucky
1819Apr 9Isaiah Smelser
Younger Waldrope
Marriage Bond
For Isaiah
Barren County, Kentucky
1819April 11Isaiah Smelser
to
Green Hustan
MarriageBarren County, Kentucky
1820Mar 23Margaret B SmelserBirth
Parents:
Isaiah Smelser
Nancy Houston
Hart County, Kentucky
1820 Jacob SmelcerCensusHart County, Kentucky
1820Jul/AugDavid Clark SmelserBirth
Parents:
Jacob Smelser
Mother born
Connecticut
Hart County, Kentucky
1821AprilJacob Smelcer & WifeApplication
for dismission
Green River Baptist
Hart County, Kentucky
1821 Jacob SmelcerTaxHart County, Kentucky
1822Oct 12Elizabeth Ann SmelserBirth
Parents:
Isaiah Smelser
Nancy Houston
Tennessee
1824 Mahala Jane SmelserBirth
Parents:
Isaiah Smelser
Nancy Houston
Tennessee
1825JunGeorge Washington SmelserBirth
Parents:
Isaiah Smelser
Nancy Houston
Tennessee
1826NovBro SmelcerCite
Bro Henry Bush
Green River Baptist
Hart County, Kentucky
1827 Jacob SmelserTaxHart County, Kentucky
1827 Andrew J SmelserBirth
Parents:
Isaiah Smelser
Nancy Houston
Crawford County, Indiana
c1829 Keziah Smelser
Thomas Logsdon
MarriageProbably
Hart County, Kentucky
c1829 Jacob Smelser
Polly
MarriageProbably
Hart County, Kentucky
1829
1830
Amy SmelserBirth
Parents:
Jacob Smelser
Polly
Hart County, Kentucky
1830MarBro Smelcer & wifeAsk for
Letters of Dismission
Green River Baptist
Hart County, Kentucky
1830
Jacob Smelser
Isaiah Smelser
Jacob Smelser
Census

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Crawford County, Indiana
1831Oct 18Younger SmelserBirth
Parents:
Jacob Smelser
Polly
Crawford County, Indiana
1832 Isaiah Smelser
and family
Moved
Additional
children
born there
Knox County
Illinois
1832
1833
John Sevier Smelser
Anna E Logsdon
MarriageProbably
Hart County, Kentucky
1833
1834
Elizabeth SmelserParents:
Jacob Smelser
Polly
Probably
Hart County, Kentucky
1836+ John Smelser
& 3 more
children
Birth
Parents:
Jacob Smelser
Polly
Knox County, Illinois
1839
1840
Catherine Smelser
James Oliver Logsdon
MarriageProbably
Hart County, Kentucky
1845Jun 18Tobiatha Smelser
Abraham Langloss
MarriageKnox County, Illinois
1842Jun 8Cleophus SmelserBorn
Parents:
David Clark Smelser
unknown
Washington County, Iowa
1845Jan 20David Clark Smelser
Ann Eliza Hawthorn
MarriageWashington County, Iowa



George Smeltzer Family

Did two woman have children by him, one a Native American?
YearMonth & DayPerson(s) InvolvedEventLocation
c1761 George SmeltzerBirthGermany
1785 Margaret SmeltzerBirthSouth Carolina
Jacob SmeltzerBirthSouth Carolina
1790 George SmelcerCensusPendleton County, South Carolina
Peter Carpenter SmeltzerBirthPendleton County, South Carolina
David SmeltzerBirthPendleton County, South Carolina
c1794 Susannah SmeltzerBirthPendleton County, South Carolina
1798December 22Mary Ann SmeltzerBirthPendleton County, South Carolina
1800 George SmelcerCensus
Did they have a
son who died or
John was already born
Pendleton County, South Carolina
1800+ John SmeltzerBirth
Temperance SmeltzerBirth
Ruth SmeltzerBirth
c1805 Catharine SmeltzerBirthGeorgia
c1805 Mary Hairston
1st known child
Birth
Parents:
Robert Hairston
Margaret Smeltzer
Prob Lincoln County, Tennessee
Year
by
1805
/1806
Descrepancy
transcribers

October 14
FamilyArrivalIllinois
Year
by
1805
/1806
Discrepancy
transcribers

November 3
George SmelserRegistered 18 yr old
Bond Servant Beck
brought from
Pendleton District
South Carolina
Saint Clair County,
Illinois
1809JuneGeorge SmelserRecruited to
pursue Indians
after settler killed
Present day
Madison County, Illinois
1810January 10George SmelserEar Mark & BrandSt. Clair County, Illinois
1812
1815
June to
Spring
War of 1812
1813February 14Louis Labeaume
& wife
Suson Chavel Debrieul
St.Louis County
Missouri to
George Smelser
Madison County
Illinois
Land - 558 ArpensSt.Charles County, Missouri
1813November 25Daniel Johnston to
Susanah Smelser
MarriageMadison County, Illinois
1814January 27John Walker
William 'B O Banion
& his wife Betsey to
George Smelser
all of St.Charles County, Missouri
Land - 200 Arpens
Including tract known as
Squires Ferry
St. Charles County, Missouri
1814December 16William O’Bannon
& wife Betsey to
George Smelser
Land - 164.88 acres
Adjoining the
Mississippi River
including the ferry,
building and all the
appurtenances thereto belonging
Madison County, Illinois
c1816 Jacob Smeltzer to
Nancy Brown
MarriageUnknown
1816December 19Samuel Beeman to
Polly Smelser
MarriageMadison County, Illinois
1817 George Smelser
Jacob Smelser
TaxPortage Des Sioux Twp
St.Charles County, Missouri
1819March 29Louie Labeaume & wife
Susanne Channet Dubruille
St.Louis County
Missouri to
George Smelser
St.Charles County,
Missouri
Land - 34 Arpens
Runs along the bank
of a slue of the Mississippi
St.Charles County, Missouri
1819 Daniel Johnson
George Smelcer
Peter Smelcer
David Smelcer
TaxPortage Des Sioux Twp
St. Charles County, Missouri
1819Nov/DecJacob SmeltzerDeathProb St. Charles County, Missouri
UnknownJohn Orton to Temperance SmeltzerMarriageUnknown
UnknownHenry Ryan to
Catherine Smeltzer
MarriageUnknown
1826November 23James Sullivan to
Ruth Smeltzer
MarriageSt. Charles County, Missouri
1827December 12Peter Smeltzer to
Jane Goode
MarriageGreene County, Illinois
1827LateJohn OrtonDeathSt. Charles County, Missouri
1828January 15Wilson L Overall
& wife Mary to
George Smeltzer
all St.Charles County, Missouri
Land - 484 Arpents
$ amount not stated
Quit Claim?
St.Charles County, Missouri
1828September 6George Smeltzer
to sons
David, John and Peter Smeltzer
all of St.Charles County, Missouri
Land - two pieces
For love and affection
200 Arpents
Smeltzer's Ferry
including building
rights & previleges(sic)
34 Arpents (bank of a slue)
St. Charles County, Missouri
1828Nov/Dec David SmeltzerDeathSt. Charles County, Missouri
1829
-1830
WinterGeorge SmeltzerDeathSt. Charles County, Missouri
1830 Peter SmelzerCensus
Males: 1 5-10
_______1 20-30
_______1 30-40
Females: 2 under 5
_______2 20-30
_______1 60-70
St. Charles County, Missouri
Thomas Orton
John Smeltzer
Peter Smeltzer
Mary Ann Orton & ?
Temperance Orton & Jane Smeltzer
Mary Smeltzer
1830 Temperance (Smeltzer) OrtonDeathSt. Charles County, Missouri
1831 Peter SmeltzerDeathSt. Charles County, Missouri
1832April 6Catherine Ryan to
Wilson L Overall &
Asa Griffith
all St. Charles County, Missouri
Land-484 Arpens
Catherine sold as
"heir at law
of George Smeltzer
my deceased father"
St. Charles County, Missouri
1833March 1William Good
William D Smeltzer
Guardianship
William Good
(father of Jane)
bonded for guardianship
of the minor orphan
of Peter Smeltzer
St. Charles County, Missouri
1834March 21Benjamin Yount to
Ruth Sullivan
MarriageSt. Charles County, Missouri
1840 John SmeltzerCensus
Males: 2 15-20
________1 30-40
Females: 1 10-15
_________1 60-70
St. Charles County, Missouri
Thomas Orton & ?
John Smeltzer
Mary Ann Orton
Mary Smeltzer
1841 Robert HairstonDeathProb Mississippi while visiting daughter
1845June 1Samuel Smith to
Ruth Yount
MarriageSt. Charles County, Missouri
1848 John SmeltzerDeathProb. St. Charles County, Missouri
1862November 16Margaret (Smeltzer) HairstonDeathBuried Hairston Cemetery, Lincoln County, Tennessee
1875 Samuel Sylvester BeemanDeathTexas
1883December 24Mary Ann (Smeltzer) BeemanDeathTexas
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