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Stephen Brown - Margaret Fields - David Smock
Posted by: Freddy Brown (ID *****7463) Date: October 11, 2012 at 11:14:12
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Looking for researchers of Richard Fields and Margaret Crabtree family of Russell County, Virginia. Their daughter Margaret Fields married Stephen Brown of Russell County, Va. My goal is to determine the parents of Stephen Brown. Stephen and Margaret had a daughter named Margaret Ann Brown. I have her born 1816 in Rockbridge County, Va. and died 1851 in Montgomery County, Indiana. I'm not sure about the birth place. Margaret Ann Brown married David VanCleave Smoch in August of 1835 in Jefferson Co., Indiana. He was the son of Samuel V. Smock and Rachel Ryker.

David and Margaret Smock had 3 children:
William Calvin Smock 1841-1888 born in Indiana
Finley McKennan Smock 1844-1922 born in Indiana
Harriett Newell Smock 1847-1870 born in Indiana

After Margaret Ann died, David married Ann Elizabeth Sherrill and they had two more children: Andrianna and Jesse Duncan.


Below is my Best Guess trail by year of the details of this family:
1816, Dec 29 - Margaret Ann Brown born in Virginia.
1835, August - Jefferson County, Indiana - Margaret Ann Brown, daughter of Stephen Brown and Margaret Fields, married David VanCleave Smock
1840 - Henry County, Indiana census - David V. Smock and Margaret Ann his first wife.
1850 - Johnson County, Indiana census - David V. Smock and Margaret Ann - Margaret Fields Brown (her mother) in the census as well.
1850/60 - probably Johnson County, Indiana - Margaret Fields Brown died. (Stephenís wife and Margaret Annís mother)
1851, April 26 - Montgomery County, Indiana - Margaret Ann Brown Smock died. She is buried in Old Town Cemetery, Crawfordsvile, Montgomery County, Indiana (Find-A-Grave memorial #54402983).
1860 - 1870 Keota, Keokut Coutny, Iowa - David Smock and second wife in census records.

References below:
Rev. David Smock was a Presbyterian minister. His first wife (Margaret Ann Brown) died, leaving him with there children, all who graduated at the College. His second wife, Anna Elizabeth Sherrill, was a seminary teacher. (From the Reynolds Family History, collected and compiled Jan 1899 and revised Aug 1901, by McPherson Reynolds, Washigton, DC)

1840 census Knights Town, Henry County, Indiana - David V. Smock family

1850 census Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
David V. Smoth 42 b. Ind
Margaret A. Smock 33 b. Va
Jane E. 14 b. Ind
William C. 8 b. Ind
Finley McKenon 6 b. Ind
Harriet N. 4 b. Ind
Margaret Brown 70 b. Va. (this is Margaret Annís mother, Margaret Fields, who married Stephen Brown.) - Davidís mother-in-law.

1860 census Sigourney, Keokuk County, Iowa
D. V. Smooch 52 b. Ind
Ann E. 41 b. Mass
William C. 18 b. Ind
Adicomecia 7 b. Ky
Jesse D. 5 b. Iowa
Francis A. 2 b. Iowa


1870 census Lafayette, Keokup County, Iowa
D V. Smack 61
Anna 50 keeping house
Andrianne 19 keeping school
Jessie D. 15 at school
Francis 11 at school
Kathy R. 9 at school

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If anyone can assist in more details of this family, I would greatly appreciate it.
Thanks
Freddy Brown
freddybrown@juno.com


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