Ralph Smithwick

1648–1693 (Age 45)
Suffolk, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Ralph

When Ralph Smithwick was born in 1648, in Suffolk, Nansemond, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Hugh Smithwick, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Windley, was 28. He died in 1693, in Edenton, Chowan, Carolina, British Colonial America, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Smithwick
1619–1678
Elizabeth Windley
1620–1694
Elizabeth Smithwick
1635–1692
Sarah Smithwick
1657–
John Smithwick
1670–1696
Patience Smithwick
Edward Smithwick
1647–1715
Ralph Smithwick
1648–1693
Hugh Smithwick Jr.
1650–1692
Samuel Smithwick
1653–1728
Mary Smithwick
1672–1761

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Name Meaning

(1997: 656;2007: 1334; 2010: 1791)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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  • Johnston, Thomas Hooks

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