James Smyth

1683–6 November 1759 (Age 76)
Donegal, Ireland

The Life of James

When James Smyth was born in 1683, his father, William Smith, was 28 and his mother, Mary Povey, was 23. He married Catherine Vesey on 16 June 1713, in Rathfarnham, County Dublin, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Middlesex, England in 1677. He died on 6 November 1759, in Ireland, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

James Smyth
1683–1759
Catherine Vesey
1681–
Marriage: 16 June 1713
William Smith
1706–
Ralph Smyth
1713–
Edward Smith
1715–
James Smith
1717–
Anne Maria Smith
1719–
James Smyth
1735–
Edward Smyth
1716–1758

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 June 1713
Rathfarnham, County Dublin, Ireland
children

(7)

    William Smith

    Male1706–Male

    Ralph Smyth

    Male1713–Male

    Edward Smith

    Male1715–Male

    Edward Smyth

    Male1716–1758Male

    James Smith

    Male1717–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Smith

    Male1655–Male

    Mary Povey

    Female1660–Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1683–1759Male

    Mary Smyth

    Female1689–1753Female

World Events (6)

1688 · Glorious Revolution

Age 5

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.
1690

Age 7

William of Orange (William III) lands at Carrickfergus and defeats James II at Battle of the Boyne.
1714

Age 31

Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling, especially in Ireland, of Smith .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Archdeacon Of Smyth, "Ireland, Diocesan and Prerogative Wills & Administrations Indexes, 1595-1858"
  • Revd. James Smith, "Ireland, Diocesan and Prerogative Marriage License Bonds Indexes, 1623-1866"
  • Revd. James Smith in entry for Catherine Vesey, "Ireland, Diocesan and Prerogative Marriage License Bonds Indexes, 1623-1866"

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