ABT 1658 - 28 Mar 1743
Father: Richard SMITH
- BIRTH: ABT 1658
- DEATH: 28 Mar 1743, Flushing, Queens, NY
Mother: Sarah HAMMOND
: William LAWRENCE
_Richard SMITH _|
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|_Sarah HAMMOND _|
Smith line from a GEDCOM file posted to RootsWeb by Evelyn Beran [firstname.lastname@example.org].
"Names of Persons for whom Marriage Licenses Were Issued
by the Secretary of the Province of New York Previous to 1784"
E. B. O'Callaghan; Albany, NY, 1860
"1680. June 1. Smith, Deborah, and William Lawrence"
It appears that Deborah Smith married the son (of a first
marriage) of her sister Elizabeth's husband, William Lawrence.
"The Family of Richard Smith of Smithtown, Long Island"
Frederick Kinsman Smith
Smithtown Historical Society, Smithtown, NY, 1967
"Deborah Smith (Richard), born about 1658, d. 28 Mch 1743, in Flushing, L.I.,
m. (lic. 1 Jan) 1680, William Lawrence, eldest son of Captain William Lawrence, of
Flushing, by his first marriage. By deed dated 25 Apr 1684, Richard Smith gave to
William Lawrence 500 acres of land west of the Nissequogue. By her father's will
Deborah Lawrence inherited an equal share with the other children in the undivided
lands of Smith town."
"William Lawrence married twice and had by his first wife three children,
Elizabeth, William and John...The son William married his stepmother's
younger sister, Deborah Smith."
"Records of the Town of Smithtown, Long Island, N.Y."
Transcribed by William S. Pelletreau
Huntington, N.Y.: Long-Islander Print, 1898, 569 pgs.
(Includes wills, deeds and other documentation of the "Bull Smiths"; p483 includes the
"Descendants of Deborah Smith, Daughter of Richard Smith, the Patentee")
"New England Marriages Before 1700"
Clarence A. Torrey, Baltimore, MD, 1985
(as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)
"LAWRENCE, William (-1719/20) & Deborah SMITH; 1 Jun 1680; Flushing, LI"