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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Hugh Smithwick
Elizabeth Windley
Elizabeth Smithwick
Sarah Smithwick
John Smithwick
Patience Smithwick
Edward Smithwick
Ralph Smithwick
Hugh Smithwick Jr.
Samuel Smithwick
Mary Smithwick

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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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