Abraham Smock Jr.

Readington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Abraham

When Abraham Smock Jr. was born in 1773, in Readington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, his father, Matthias Smock, was 40 and his mother, Geertje "Charity" Post, was 40. He married Jane Van Camp on 10 April 1796, in Somerset, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters.

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Abraham Smock Jr.
Jane Van Camp
Marriage: 10 April 1796
Aletta Smock
Ebenezer K Smock
Altje Smock
Catherine Smock
George Van Nest Smock
Ann Van Dine Smock
Mary Ditmas Smock
Cornelius V. Camp Smock

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1796Somerset, New Jersey, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
    Age 3
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 31
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    Name Meaning

    English (Surrey): nickname from Middle English smok ‘smock, shift, woman's undergarment’ (Old English smoc), used for someone who made or sold such items of clothing. See also Smoker .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Abraham Smock, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
    • Abraham and Jane Smock iin the 1850 United States Federal Census
    • Unknown in entry for Ebenezer K. Smock, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"

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