PIONEER SMITH FAMILY






1. NICHOLAS SMITH, (son of ROBERT and REBECCA (GROOT) SMITH of Schenectady, NY)
was baptized 20 Dec 1761 in the Reformed Dutch Church in Schenectady, NY.  A
Revolutionary veteran, he moved with his family to Jefferson County in the early
1800s.  He lived in the Town of Orleans, but died at the home of his daughter
REBECCA BRUNER 13 Dec 1846 in the Town of Lyme, Jefferson County.

He married

ANNAATJE HAGEDORN, (daughter of ROBERT and MARGARITA (VanVORST) HAGEDORN of
Schenectady) was baptized 18 Jan 1761 in the Reformed Dutch Church in
Schenectady, NY.

Children, SMITH:

        2   i        REBECCA SMITH married ROBERT BRUNER 

        3   ii       ROBERT SMITH married RACHEL C. COLLINS 

        4   iii      DERICK SMITH d.y.

        5   iv       HARMANUS (HARMONIOUS) SMITH married POLLY BROOKS

        6   v        JOHN SMITH married ESTHER (---)

        7   vi       MARGARITA SMITH married CHARLES JOHNSON

        8   vii      DIRK SMITH married Mrs. POLLY SKINNER

        9   viii     ELIZABETH SMITH married DANIEL C. ROUSE

       10   ix       ELIAS SMITH married CATHARINE (?NANCY ---)



2.  REBECCA SMITH, (daughter of NICHOLAS and ANNAATJE (HAGEDORN) SMITH) was
baptized 15 Jun 1783 in the Reformed Dutch Church in Schenectady, NY.  She was
living in the Town of Lyme in 1846 when her father died at her house. 

She married 

ROBERT BRUNER 

Child, BRUNER:

      11     i      JANE BRUNER



3.  ROBERT SMITH, (son of NICHOLAS and ANNAATJE (HAGEDORN) SMITH) was born
10 Sep 1784 in Schenectady NY.  He moved to Jefferson County with his father
in the early 1800s.  He died 23 Sep 1867 in the Town of Orleans, Jefferson
County and is buried in the Stone Mills Cemetery, Stone Mills, Town of Orleans,
Jefferson County.  

married 

RACHEL C. COLLINS, (daughter of WILLIAM and P0LLY ROSS COLLINS) who was
born 29 Jul 1789 in (Stonington?) CT.  She died 22 Sep 1876 in the Town of
Orleans and is also buried in the Stone Mills Cemetery.

Children, SMITH:

      12     i      HARMON SMITH married LUCRENIA HURD

      13    ii      DANIEL SMITH married SALLIE ANN DIXON

      14   iii      NANCY SMITH married ROBERT B. DIXON Jr

      15    iv      NICHOLAS SMITH

      16     v      POLLY SMITH

      17    vi      HANNAH SMITH married SANFORD PETRIE

      18   vii      ROBERT SMITH married ALMA TUTTLE

      19   vii      WILLIAM COLLINS SMITH married LAURA TUTTLE  



9.  ELIZABETH/BETSEY SMITH, (daughter of NICHOLAS and ANNAATJE (HAGEDORN)
SMITH) was born 1800.  She died 31 May 1884 and is buried in the Rouse
Cemetery in the Town of Clayton.

She married 

DANIEL C. ROUSE, (son of WILLIAM and HANNAH (COLLINS) ROUSE) was born
 8 Nov 1796.  He died 30 Jan 1867 and is also buried in the Rouse Cemetery.

Children, ROUSE:

      20     i      ELIZA ROUSE married CONVERSE WILSON

      21    ii      MARY ROUSE married MILES SPICER

      22   iii      NANCY ROUSE

      23    iv      BETSEY ROUSE 

      24     v      LYDIA ROUSE

      25    vi      FLORIAN ROUSE

      26   vii      WELLS ROUSE

      27  viii      LENORA ROUSE married JEROME NICHOLS

      28    ix      LUCRETIA ROUSE married ELON GALUSHA BROWN

      29     x      ADELAIDE ROUSE

      30    xi      LEMIRA ROUSE married JOHN NORTON

      31   xii      TACY ROUSE married (---) WATERS




10.  ELIAS SMITH, (son of NICHOLAS and ANNAATJE (HAGEDORN) SMITH) was born
c1802.  He was a farmer in the Town of Clayton.
 
He married 

CATHARINE (---), who was born c 1807.

Children, SMITH:

      32     i      LOYE SMITH

      33    ii      SAMUEL SMITH

      34   iii      FREDERICK SMITH

      35    iv      ALPHONSE SMITH

      36     v      MELISSA SMITH



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