Stephen Smither

27 May 1735–
Farnham, Surrey, England

The Life of Stephen

When Stephen Smither was christened on 27 May 1735, in Farnham, Surrey, England, his father, Robert Smither, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Hutchins, was 34. He married Mary Scott on 13 November 1762, in Farnham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters.

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Stephen Smither
Mary Scott
Marriage: 13 November 1762
Mary Smither
Stephen Smither
Mary Smithers
Elizabeth Smither
Fanny Smither
Robt Smither
Wm Smither
Thos Smither
Saml Smither

Spouse and Children

13 November 1762
Farnham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (4)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1770 · Boston Tea Party

Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English smith + the agent suffix -er.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stephen Smith in entry for Elizabeth Smith, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Stephen Smither, "England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992"
  • Stephen Smither, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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