John Smedes

about 1781–
New York, United States

The Life of John

John Smedes was born about 1781, in New York, United States. He married Rachel Blanchant about 1810, in Ulster, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

John Smedes
1781–
Rachel Blanchant
1784–
Marriage: about 1810
Maria Catherine Smedes
1812–
Margaret Magdalena Smedes
1816–1868
Jacob Smedes
1818–
Jemima DuBois Smedes
1820–
Ann Eliza Smedes
1822–
Nelly Blanchan Smedes
1825–
Rachel Amelia Smedes
1828–
Elsie Julia Smedes
1831–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1810
Ulster, Ulster, New York, United States
children

(8)

    Maria Catherine Smedes

    Female1812–Female

    Margaret Magdalena Smedes

    Female1816–1868Female

    Jacob Smedes

    Male1818–Male

    Jemima DuBois Smedes

    Female1820–Female

    Ann Eliza Smedes

    Female1822–Female

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 0

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 16

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1812

Age 31

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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