William SMITH

28 Jun 1720 - 17 Mar 1799

  • BIRTH: 28 Jun 1720, Manor St. George, Suffolk, Long Island, NY
  • DEATH: 17 Mar 1799, Manor St. George, Suffolk, Long Island, NY
Family 1 : Mary SMITH
  • MARRIAGE: 28 May 1755
  1.  John SMITH
Family 2 : Ruth WOODHULL
  • MARRIAGE: 2 Mar 1762, NY

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[3532] "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
"1762. Mar. 2. Woodhull, Ruth, and William Smith"

Wisconsin Biographies Project: Dodge-Jefferson County
"Memorial and Genealogical Record of Dodge and Jefferson Counties, Wisconsin"
Publ. 1894; pp. 45-48
"Judge William SMITH, who was born in 1720, was county judge of the court of common pleas,
and was ever after called Judge SMITH. He was a member of the first Provincial Congress. In
1777 he was elected senator under the State Constitution, and held the position until peace was
declared in 1783. He was twice married. His first wife, Mary SMITH, became the mother of
Gen. John SMITH, for whom the subject of this sketch was named. By his second wife,
Ruth WOODHULL, a sister of Gen. Nathaniel WOODHULL, of Revolutionary fame, he had
seven children. He died in March 1799."

"The Family of Richard Smith of Smithtown, Long Island"
Frederick Kinsman Smith
Smithtown Historical Society, Smithtown, NY, 1967
"Mary Smith (Daniel, Daniel, Richard), b. 25 May 1735, d. 22 Apr 1758, m. 28 May 1755, William
Smith of Mastic, b. 28 Jne 1720, d. 17 Mch 1799, son of Major William Henry and Hannah (Sayre)
Smith and grandson of Chief Justice William Smith (Tangier). William Smith was county judge for
a number of years, was a member of the Provincial Congress, and in 1777 was elected as senator
under the State Constitution, serving until 1783."
"Ruth, b. 5 Dec 1732, d. 10 Jan 1822, married (lic. 2 Mch 1762), as second wife, Judge William
Smith (Tangier), b. 28 Jne 1720, d. 17 Mch 1799, son of Major William Henry and Hannah (Sayre) Smith."

"Woodhull Genealogy: The Woodhull Family in England and America",
Mary Gould Woodhull and Frances Bowes Stevens,
Henry T. Coates & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1904
"Ruth Woodhull, 4th generation, born December 5, 1740, was the youngest daughter and tenth
child of Nathaniel Wodhull and Sarah Smith, of Mastic, Long Island. She married about the
year 1760, Judge William Smith, (son of Major William Henry Smith, of the "Tangier Smith" family,
of Long Island.) He was born June 28, 1720, and died March 17,1799. She died January 10, 1832."

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