Person:Peregrine Smith (1)

Peregrine Smith
  1. Peregrine Smithabt 1608 -
m. ABT 1640
  1. William Smith, I1651 - 1710
Facts and Events
Name Peregrine Smith
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1608 Jamestown, James City, Virginia, United States
Marriage ABT 1640 Glaastonbury, Somerset, Englandto Mary Unknown

Who are the parents of Peregrine Smith?

To date, the parents of Peregrine Smith are UNPROVEN - but it has been widely speculated that his parents were Capt. John Smith, of Jamestown and Pocahontas.1 Interested researchers should present the evidence both supporting and refuting this connection here.

  1.   Captain John Smith & Pocahontas, in Anderson, Larry Dean. Hiatt - Hiett - Hyatt: genealogy and family history 1600-2000, being, in particular, a record of John Hiett, Quaker, his son, John Hiatt, Jr. England to Pennsylvania c 1699. (Pocatello, Idaho: L.D. Anderson, 2000), Secondary quality.

    ... The existence of Peregrine SMITH, as son of John SMITH and Pocahontas is speculation, at this point, based upon family tradition. There exists at this point, no concrete proof of this connection or person. ... There are enough interesting links that could provide clues and lead to positive proof or disproof of this family tradition. First it requires some clearing of possibilities and establishment of plausible theories. As far as possible to find existing proof and clues to make a connection possible. ... (more)