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Colonel Daniel SMITH[1, 2]

Male Abt 1757 - 1824  (~ 67 years)


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  • Name Daniel SMITH 
    Prefix Colonel 
    Born Abt 1757  , , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • *He died in 1824 at the age of 67 and was a native of New Jersey. -> Asheville and Buncombe County
      *
      1757 -> "Early Settlement of Buncombe County"
      *1757 -> age 67 at death -> Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County
    Gender Male 
    Military 1775–1783  American Revolutionary War Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Property 1796  Swannanoa, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • He "purchased 308 acres for 100 pounds from William Stewart." -> "Early Settlement of Buncombe County"
    Census 1800  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "By the 1800 Census, Daniel Smith was listed as the head of a household consisting of two males under the age of ten (sons John L. Smith and Daniel Smith, Jr.), two males ages 10-16 (sons William Davidson Smith and James McConnell Smith), two males ages 26-45 (Daniel himself and one unknown), three females under ten (daughters Mary “Polly” Smith and Nancy Smith, plus one unknown), one female 10 to 16 (daughter Elizabeth “Betsy” Smith), one female 26-45 (wife, Nancy Davidson Smith), and one slave." -> "Early Settlement of Buncombe County"
    Occupation 1803  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    original trustee of Newton Academy 
    Died 17 May 1824  Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    • *17 May 1824, Asheville -> Asheville and Buncombe County
      *17 May 1824 -> "Newton Academy"
      *17 May 1824 -> Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County
    Buried 1875  Buncombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Address:
    Newton Academy Cemetery 
    • *His body was moved to Newton Academy Cemetery in 1875. -> "Newton Academy"
      *Newton Academy Cemetery -> Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County
    Notes 
    • Name:
      Col. Daniel Smith -> Asheville and Buncombe County
      Colonel Daniel Smith -> "Early Settlement of Buncombe County"
    Person ID I3090  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2012 

    Family Mary McConnell DAVIDSON,   b. Abt 1760,   d. 29 Apr 1842  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 1781  [1, 2, 6
    • *Mary is named as Col. Daniel Smith's widow in Asheville and Buncombe County.
      *Colonel Daniel Smith married Mary McConnell Davidson in 1781 -> "Early Settlement of Buncombe County
      *tombstone names her as widow of Col. Daniel Smith
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F1050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S359] Asheville and Buncombe County, accessed; 11 May 2011; 153; this book refers to many original records which offer primary information although it does not include source citations as such (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S511] Early Settlement of Buncombe County and the Drover's Road, 13 February 2010; accessed; 15 December 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S519] Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County, vol. 1, p. 69 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S519] Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County, vol. 1, p. 68 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S516] Newton Academy (Asheville, North Carolina), 6 February 2010; accessed; 15 December 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S519] Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County, vol. 1, p. 68 (Reliability: 3).