Person:John Smith (286)

John Smith
m. 31 Jan 1630
  1. John SmithAbt 1634 -
  2. Seth Smith1635 - 1682
  3. John Smith1637 - Bef 1691
  4. Daniel Smith1639 - 1641
  5. Samuel Smith1641 - 1691
  6. Joseph Smith1643 - 1661
  7. Henry Smith1645 -
  • HJohn Smith1637 - Bef 1691
  • WLydia Eliot1631 - 1672
m. Bef 1658
  1. Elizabeth Smith1658 - Bef 1663
  2. Lydia Smith1660 - 1720
  3. Elizabeth Smith1663 -
  4. Henry Smith1666 - 1673
m. 15 Nov 1672
  1. Deborah Smith1676 -
  2. Hannah Smith1678 -
  3. John Smith1680 -
Facts and Events
Name John Smith
Gender Male
Birth? Ab 1637 Norfolk, EnglandBuckingham ?
Marriage Bef 1658 Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States (probably)Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Lydia Eliot
Marriage 15 Nov 1672 Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United Statesto Jael Packard
Death? Bef 16 Dec 1691 Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
  1.   Bristol County Probate Records, in Greenlaw, Lucy Hall. The genealogical advertiser : a quarterly magazine of family history. (Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States: Lucy Hall Greenlaw)

    John Smith of Taunton "being mindfull of my mortallitie", made his will June 3, 1690, proved Jan. 12, 1691-2. My estate to be appraised, except either 10 or 12 acres, as he shall choose, which I give to Nicholas Jones, my wife's son, estate then to be divided; to son John £30 more than an equal share with the rest; son Seth and my four daughters to share equally; sons John and Seth are to have all lands and buildings, of which John shall have a choice, my sons to pay their sisters what the lands and buildings shall amount to more than their part; estate to be divided when son John is 21. Capt. Thomas Leonard of this town, and my loving brother Samuel Smith of Medfield to be executors.

    Inventory of the estate of John Smith Sen'r of Taunton taken Dec. 16, 1691 by Henry Hodges and Shadrack Wilbor.

    [Daughters not named in will, would be Lydia and Elizabeth by first wife and Deborah and Hannah by second wife. Both sons from second marriage. Two other children of first marriage died before this date, based on "Notes and Queries" in NEHGR, p. 59:108.]

  2.   Abstracts from the First Book of Bristol County Probate Records, in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society)

    Accounting of Thomas Leonard of Taunton, administrator on estate of John Smith late of Taunton deceased, dated 24 Aug 1694. Besides debts and such, it mentions son John Smith under age, [step-son] "Nicholas Joanes Alias Smith", and the widow, plus payment "to Nathaniel Parker towards his wife's Due" which probably refers to Nathaniel Packard who m. daughter Lydia Smith.