Samuel Smithwick Jr.

Maleabout 1725–

Brief Life History of Samuel

Samuel Smithwick Jr. was born about 1725, in Tyrrell, North Carolina, British Colonial America. He married Elizabeth Slade on 10 January 1765, in Tyrrell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Samuel Smithwick Jr.
Elizabeth Slade
Marriage: 10 January 1765
Thomas Smithwick
about 1763–
Edward Smithwick

Sources (5)

  • Samuel Smethwick, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Samuel Smethwick, "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1765Tyrrell, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (3)

    1729 · Becomes a Royal Colony

    Age 4

    July 25, 1729, North Carolina became a royal colony, when the colony was sold to King George II.

    1767 · Tryon Palace

    Age 42

    Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.

    1774 · Edenton Tea Party

    Age 49

    On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Smethwick in Staffordshire, Smethwick Green near Brereton Heath (Cheshire), or a lost place called Smithwick in Southover (Sussex). The placename means ‘the farm of the smith(s)’, from Old English smith ‘smith’ + wīc ‘dwelling, specialized farm’. This surname has also been established in southern Ireland since the 17th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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