The Smith Family

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Possible Ancestors

Peyton Thomas Smith, Sr., may have descended Christopher Smith, who lived in Stonirakes, England, in the 17th Century.

Descendants of Christopher SMITH

Generation No. 1

(1) CHRISTOPHER1 SMITH was born about 1600. He married ELIZABETH TOWNELEY HALSTEAD in 1624.


Children of CHRISTOPHER SMITH and ELIZABETH HALSTEAD are:

  1. MAJOR LAWRENCE2 SMITH (2), b. March 29, 1629, Burnley Parish, Lancashire, England; d. After August 08, 1700.
  2. JOHN2 SMITH, b. 1624.
  3. CHRISTOPHER2 SMITH, b. 1631.
  4. RICHARD2 SMITH, b. 1635.
  5. THOMAS2 SMITH, b. 1637.

 

Generation No. 2

(2) MAJOR LAWRENCE2 SMITH, (CHRISTOPHER1) was born March 29, 1629 in Burnley Parish, Lancashire, England, and died after August 08, 1700. He married MARY DEBNAM, daughter of WILLIAM DEBNAM and KATHERINE ____.
Children of LAWRENCE SMITH and MARY DEBNAM are:

  1. JOHN3 SMITH, d. 1719, Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia.
  2. SARA3 SMITH, d. 1720.
  3. COL. LAWRENCE3 SMITH.
  4. CHARLES3 SMITH (3), b. 1670; d. 1709.
  5. ELIZABETH3 SMITH.
  6. WILLIAM3 SMITH, b. 1680; d. 1734.
  7. AUGUSTINE3 SMITH, b. 1689; d. 1736.

 

Generation No. 3

(3) CHARLES3 SMITH (LAWRENCE2, CHRISTOPHER1) was born in 1670, and died in 1709. He married DOROTHY PEYTON, daughter of MAJOR ROBERT PEYTON. 


Child of CHARLES SMITH and DOROTHY PEYTON is:

  1. MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT4 SMITH (4), b. 1701; d. 1743, Essex County, Virginia.

  

Generation No. 4 

(4) MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT4 SMITH (CHARLES3, LAWRENCE2, CHRISTOPHER1) was born 1701, and died 1743 in Essex County, Virginia. He married ELIZABETH WORMLEY, daughter of CHRISTOPHER WORMELEY , ESQ.


Children of ROBERT SMITH and ELIZABETH WORMLEY are:

  1. LAWRENCE5 SMITH.
  2. CHARLES M.5 SMITH, b. 1740; d. 1807; m. NANCY ____.
  3. SARAH5 SMITH, m. LUKE BURFORD.
  4. ELIZABETH5 SMITH, m. CHARLES VENABLE.

Other information indicates the following are the children of ROBERT SMITH and ELIZABETH WORMLEY:

  1. CHARLES M.5 SMITH (5) m. NANCY ____.
  2. WILLIAM5 SMITH (6).
  3. PEYTON5 SMITH (7).
  4. ROBERT5 SMITH, JR. m. ELIZABETH ____.

 

Generation 5

(5) CHARLES M.5 SMITH (ROBERT4,CHARLES3, LAWRENCE2, CHRISTOPHER1) was born 1740 in Virginia and married NANCY ____, who died in 1822 in Greene County, Georgia. Lived in Wilkes County, Georgia, then Greene County, Georgia.

(6) WILLIAM5 SMITH (ROBERT4,CHARLES3, LAWRENCE2, CHRISTOPHER1)


Children of WILLIAM SMITH:

  1. PEYTON6 SMITH.
  2. SARAH6 SMITH m. WILLIAM ROBINSON

(7) PEYTON5 SMITH (ROBERT4,CHARLES3, LAWRENCE2, CHRISTOPHER1) went to Pittsylvania County, Virginia, then to Greene County, Georgia in 1796.


Children of PEYTON SMITH:

  1. CHARLES PEYTON6 SMITH.
  2. ROBERT6 SMITH m. ELIZABETH ____.

 

 

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Sources:
College of William and Mary, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Vol. IV, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1982), p499.
Correspondence from Linda G. Cheek and Martha A. Cieglo.
World Family Tree II, Pedigree 0428.

 

 

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