Samuel Smith Devore

1751–September 1827 (Age 76)
Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Samuel Smith

When Samuel Smith Devore was born in 1751, in Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Jacobus de Veaux, was 43 and his mother, Jesje Eva Dingman, was 45. He married Charity Ann Johnson in 1778. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in United States for about 10 years. He died in September 1827, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.

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Samuel Smith Devore
Charity Ann Johnson
Marriage: 1778
John B. DeVore
Ann H Devore
Deborah R Devore
Uriah Johnson Devore
Moses Devore
Susannah Devore
Jesse P Devore
James DeVore

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    World Events (6)

    Age 24
    Historical Boundaries - 1775: Fincastle, Virginia Colony, United States; 1776: Fincastle, Virginia, United States; 1776: Kentucky, Virginia, United States; 1780: Fayette, Virginia, United States; 1792: Fayette, Kentucky, United States
    Age 25
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 40
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    Name Meaning

    French: unexplained. This surname is very rare in France; in North America it may thus (also) be an altered form of some other similar (like-sounding) French surname.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Samuel Smith Devore - birth-name: Samuel Smith Devore
    • Samuel Smith Devore, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Kentucky Probate Records, 1727-1990; Inventory & Sales of the Estate of Samuel Devore

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