Jonathan R Smith

30 January 1798–1 January 1865 (Age 66)
Gloucester, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Jonathan R

When Jonathan R Smith was born on 30 January 1798, in Gloucester, New Jersey, United States, his father, Noah Smith, was 31 and his mother, Rebecca Risley, was 22. He married Eunice B Turner in 1819, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Galloway Township, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 January 1865, at the age of 66, and was buried in Smithville, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan R Smith
1798–1865
Eunice B Turner
1802–1890
Marriage: 1819
John Smith
1820–1842
Peter Turner Smith
1822–1860
Mary Ann Smith
1824–1897
Alfred D. Smith
1827–1853
Abigail L. Smith
1831–1903
Gilbert T. Smith
1833–1853
Edwin Smith
1836–1838
Edwin S. Smith
1840–1860
John S. Smith
1844–1869
Catharine M Smith
1847–

Spouse and Children

    Male1798–1865Male

    Eunice B Turner

    Female1802–1890Female

MARRIAGE
1819
New Jersey, United States
children

(10)

    John Smith

    Male1820–1842Male

    Peter Turner Smith

    Male1822–1860Male

    Mary Ann Smith

    Female1824–1897Female

    Alfred D. Smith

    Male1827–1853Male

    Abigail L. Smith

    Female1831–1903Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804

Age 6

Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr had been political enemies with intense personal differences for quite some time. Burr accused Hamilton of publicly disparaging his character during the elections of 1800 and 1804. On the morning of July 11, the two politicians went to Weehawken, New Jersey to resolve the disputes with an official duel. Both men were armed with a pistol. Hamilton missed, but Burr's shot fatally wounded Hamilton, who would die by the following day. The duel custom had been outlawed in New York by 1804, resulting in Burr fleeing the state due to an arrest warrant. He would later be accused of treason, but ultimately be acquitted.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in metal, from Middle English smith (Old English smið, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Metalworking was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents were perhaps the most widespread of all occupational surnames in Europe. Medieval smiths were important not only in making horseshoes, plowshares, and other domestic articles, but above all for their skill in forging swords, other weapons, and armor. This is the most frequent of all American surnames; it has also absorbed, by assimilation and translation, cognates and equivalents from many other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jonathan R Smith, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jonathan Smith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jonathan R Smith, "Find A Grave Index"

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