Person:Smith Hansbrough (1)

Smith Hansbrough
b.30 Jun 1753 Stafford Co., VA
d.Jan 1818 Logan Co., KY
m. 27 May 1752
  1. Lucy Hansbrough
  2. Sidney Hansbrough - Bef 1782
  3. Smith Hansbrough1753 - 1818
  4. Sarah Hansbrough1756 -
  5. Elizabeth Lenghead Hansbrough1761 - 1832
  6. George Hansbrough1765 -
  7. Enoch HansbroughAbt 1773 - 1852
  8. Elijah Hansbrough1775 - Bef 1849
m. Bef 1778
  1. Daniel Smith Hansbrough - Aft 1818
  2. Sarah M. Hansbrough1778 - 1857
  3. Susannah Hansbrough1799 - 1850
Facts and Events
Name Smith Hansbrough
Gender Male
Birth[1] 30 Jun 1753 Stafford Co., VA
Marriage Bef 1778 Stafford Co., VAto Susannah _____
Death? Jan 1818 Logan Co., KY
Reference Number? JWH #234

234. SMITH HANSBROUGH: (6 Peter) Born in Stafford on June 6, 1753. On Thursday, September 12, 1776, Smith Hansbrough was commissioned as "Fourth Ensign" of one of the four companies of Minute Men from the "Caroline District."

The marriage of a Smith Hansbrough to Polly Pearce is recorded in Shelby Co., KY on 7/17/1806. The marriage of a Smith Hansberry to Sally Marshall is recorded in Wilson Co., TN on 3/5/1816.

Notes from Patrick Morgan Harrison ( Notes for SMITH HANSBROUGH: On Thursday, 12 September 1776, Smith Hansbrough was commissioned as "Fourth Ensign" of one of the four companies of Minute Men from the "Caroline District" in Virginia. War of 1812: Smith appears as a private on the roll of Capt. Samuel H. Curd's Co., Kentucky Mounted Militia; enlisted 18 September, 1812.

Will of Smith Hansbrough, Wil Book B, Page 169: In the name of God amen, this 21st of October 1817. I Smith Hansbrough of Logan County and State of Kentucky being sick and weak in body yet of perfect sence mind and memory and being wiling to settle my worldly affairs to dispose of that estate wherewith it hath pleased Almighty God (for above my mints or deserts endowed me) do make ordain and appoint this my last will and testament in manner and form following hereby revoking disanulling and making void and more effect all other will or wills, testament or testaments by me heretofore made or done. Impr. I recomment my immortal soul into the hands of God that gave it me in hopes to receive the same at the general resurrection of the just and as for my mortal body to the dust I commit to be buried at the discretion of those I leave behind. Item: I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Susannah Hansbrough all the property that I possess during her life and after her decease to my beloved son Daniel Hansbrough all that may be left behind to him his heirs and assigns forever. My desire is that my estate be not appraised nor sold but remain in the hands of my beloved wife Susannah Hansbrough during her life. After her death to my son Daniel Hansbrough as above stated. I appoint my beloved son Daniel Hansbrough and T? Peter Hansbrough my my hole and sole executors of this my last will and testament. Witness whereof I set my hand and seal the day and date above written. Smith Hansbrough (Seal) Acknowledged in presents of: Wm. Kercheval, Jr.; Will. Loving; Logan County, Jany term 1818 At a county court held for said county at the court house in Russellville on the 19th day of January 1818, the within last will and testament of Smith Hansbrough deca'd was produced in court and proven by the oath of William Kercheval - and at a county court held for S'd county on the 16th day of February 1818 was fully proven by the oath of William Loving (subscribing witness thereto) and ordered to be recorded which is done accordingly Relgt. Dowery Hansbrough to Hansbrough: Logan County ; I Spencer Curd clerk of county court of Logan aforesaid do hereby certify that the wife of the within named Smith Hansbrough personally appeared before me and being examined by me separate and apart from her husband she acknowledged that she relinquished her right of dowery to the land and premises within mentioned to Danl Hansbrough of her own free will and accord without threats or persuasions of her said husband and wishes the same recorded which is done accordingly. I hereunto set my hand this 25 March 1818. Spencer Curd

It appears that Daniel Hansbrough was deceased by 1822 as on that date the settlement with the estate of Smith Hansbrough, dec'd was accepted by the court and was presented by Peter Hansbrough, exr of Smith Hansbrough

More About SMITH HANSBROUGH: Probate: February 16, 1818, Logan Co., Kentucky3

Children of SMITH HANSBROUGH and SUSANNAH UNKNOWN are: i. DANIEL15 HANSBROUGH, d. Aft. 1818. 2. ii. SARAH (SALLY) M. HANSBROUGH, b. December 03, 1778, Stafford Co., Virginia; d. January 01, 1857, Tennessee. iii. SUSAN HANSBROUGH, b. March 31, 1799; d. November 04, 1850, Logan County, Kentucky; m. OTHO W. OGDEN, March 05, 1816, Logan Co., Kentucky; b. March 09, 1791; d. January 06, 1866, Logan Co., Kentucky..

Notes for SUSAN HANSBROUGH: The will of Otho W. Ogden was written 21 January 1865. He leaves to his only son Smith J. Ogden [he married Minerva Acock], the place on which he lives. [His wife Susan Hansbrough was deceased in 1850.] "Bounded west by the Watermellon road, and all on the south-east of the Clarksville Road. Also my knob tract of land lying between this place and Russellville, also the Herrington tract of land. He also leaves to daughter Mrs. Susan Venable [1820-1902] a tract of land. [She married Albert G. Venable and their children are Peyton, Otho B., Atty Lee, George, and Bessie S. Venable.] Mr. Ogden stipulated that, "I desire that the burying ground including one acre of ground shall never be sold or transferred. Ex. S. J. Ogdon. An indenture was made in 1816 between Smith Hansbrough and Otho Ogden where Smith sells to Ogden a tract of land, part of the purchase of C. Ornsdorf, and containing 80 acres, recorded in the office of Logan County, Kentucky, 23 day of April 1816. Refer to a deposition taken from Otho Ogden in 1857 recording that, ". . . he knows old man Stark since 1816-7, lived about fifty miles apart, that they [Thornton Stark and Otho Ogden] married sisters."

More About SUSAN HANSBROUGH: Burial: Logan Co., Kentucky4

More About OTHO W. OGDEN: Burial: Logan Co., Kentucky5.

  1. John W. Hansborough. History and Genealogy of the Hansborough - Hansbrough Family. (Name: Name: 1981, John W. Hansborough;;)

    234. SMITH HANSBROUGH: (6 Peter) Born in Stafford on June 6, 1753. On Thursday, September 12, 1776, Smith Hansbrough was commissioned as "Fourth Ensign" of one of the four companies of Minute Men fro m the "Caroline District."