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Re: 1810 Giles census for Smith's
Posted by: Brenda Fowler (ID *****7399) Date: April 14, 2007 at 09:02:31
In Reply to: 1810 Giles census for Smith's by Sandra Carneiro of 816

The Giles County history book published in 1982 says:

Isaac Smith m. Miss Simms, 1770. Lived in part of Rockingham County, now embraced in Madison. Came to New River Valley along with others in the years 1782-85. These men had served as soldiers in the Am. Revolution.
Issac and wife are interred in Giles County (DAR - applicant - Texas).
Settled in Giles Co. 1872 in Long Bottom on new River, near the mouth of Wolf Cr. nearly opposite John Peters. Children:
1. Adam,
2. William b. 1774 in Rockingham Co. died 1859 Oakvale m. Elizabeth (Dingess) Neil (dau. of Peter Dingess, a Rev. War soldier, went to TX before the war of Independence, was captured by the Mexicans and kept prisoner for 5 yrs.). Wm. lived to be 84. He served in Trigg's Bn., Montgomery Co., in Lafayette's Corps at Yorktown.
3. Ezekiel m. Susannah Dingess. Fon French C. went to TX with father. Frenc C. was defeated by Gen. Sam Houston, the Dem. candidate for Gov. by a large majority.
4. Isaac, Jr
5. Nimrod
6. Polly m. Mr. Bloss
7. Nancy m. a Napier
8. Susannah m. Absolum Stewart 7-20-1793 (SF)
9. Benjamin lived in Mercer Co., WV had several sons, among them - Theodore who went west, Thomas and Allen. John B. of Willowton in Mercer Co. is son of Benjamin and a devoted heroic Confederate solder.
Mary Smith m. Peter Dingess though to be a sister of Isaac Smith.
Miss Simms (m. Isaac Smith) sister of Mrs. John Peters.
Isaac Smith on list of taxpayers who were in the 1788 lists but not in the 1789 list A.

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