Smith Genealogy

 


Samuel Smith Genealogy

(10.) SAMUEL SMITH [13-10] b. Nov. 11, 1765, d. April 25, 1842; m. Nov. 10, 1793 Sarah Garfield of Fitchburg, Mass., b. Oct. 21, 1711, daughter of Elijah Garfield, whose wife was Jane Nichols of Leominster, Mass. Mr. Garfield d. March 21, 1791, a. 54. His widow m. Rev. Phinehas Whitney of Shirley, Mass., and d. at Peterborough Mar. 4, 1824, a. 77.

Mr. Smith was a student at the Academies of Andover. Mass. and Exeter; N. H.. He began business as a trader at Peterborough, was active, energetic and enterprising; and commenced manufacturing establishments in the present village of Peterborough. He may justly be regarded as the founder of the village. he was elected a member of Congress in 1813, but resigned his seat after attending the first session and part of the second. He held the office of Postmaster in Peterborough.

61-1. Jeremiah. (34.)
62-2. Frederick, b. Feb. S, 1796, d. June 29, 1818.
63-3. Maria, b. March 30, .1797, d. June 15, 1798.
64-4. Samuel Garfield. (35.)
65-5. Albert. (36.)
66-6. William Sidney. (37.)
67-7. Alexander Hamilton. (38.)
68-8. Elizabeth Morison. Married Rev. Levi W. Leonard. (39.)
69-9. Sarah Jane. Married Abraham W. Blanchard. (40.).
70-10. Maria, b. Aug. 30, 1810, d. May 19, 1812.
71-11. Maria Soley, b. Sept. 11, 1812, d. Aug. 14, 1822.
72-12. Ellen. Married William Henry Smith. (18.)

For parents of Samuel Smith, see William Smith Genealogy.

 

 

 
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