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  • ID: I12374
  • Name: Philander Smith
  • Given Name: Philander
  • Surname: Smith
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 11 Jan 1765 in Granville, Hampden, Massachusetts 1 2 3
  • Death: 29 Jun 1824 in Adams Co, Mississippi 1 2 3
  • Burial: Smith Cemetery, Burleigh, Adams Co., MS 1 2 3 1 2 3
  • Occupation: Planter 1 2 3
  • _UID: 6547269E2B09334D9CB1F9D197A4918D9446
  • Change Date: 24 Jun 2001
  • Note:
    [Ebenezer smith des 13512.FTW]

    [Jed Smith 2218919.FTW]

    Established Burleigh in the Second Creek neighborhood. Held numerous public and civic positions in the county. Will left property and slaves to Susanna for her lifetime, specified that his estate should be divided equally among his five surviving children or their heirs. Will Book 1, page 330, Natchez records. Buried at Smith Cemetery, Sec. 37, T6N, R2W. From the junction of Hy 61S and Kingston Road, go about 2 miles on Kingston Road. Cross the Second Creek Bridge. There is a levee on the North side of the bridge. The cemetery is located below the East side of the levee just beyond the bridge. “Succession of Philander Smith on Big Bayou Sarah, on East side situated in West Feliciana adjoining land where Mrs. Ann Smith now resides 800 arpents commonly by name of Alexander Stirling tract. One other tract on said Bayou Sarah adjoining the aforesaid cont. 453 arpents commonly known as Parker Tract. One tract situated in Parish of East Baton Rouge near General Townsend, commonly called the Plains containing app. 960 arpents, one other tract in East Baton Rouge adjoining aforesaid tract 500 arpents & also one tract situated in Parish of Concordia on Mississippi River near Glu--cost [?] landing 640 arpents no debts against succession, land cannot be divided with out deterioration of value of Philander Smith dec. & Hester Smith decd.

    Father: Jedediah Smith b: 31 Jan 1727 in Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut
    Mother: Sarah Cook b: 8 Mar 1728 in Massachusetts

    Marriage 1 Esther (Hester) Brashear b: 1766
    • Married: 1788 in Natchez, Adams, Mississippi 1 2 3
    • Change Date: 14 Aug 2010
    1. Has Children Catherine Smith b: 16 Mar 1789 in Adams Co., MS
    2. Has Children Jedediah Smith b: 1790
    3. Has Children Benjamin Smith b: 19 Jan 1792 in Adams Co, Mississippi
    4. Has No Children Hester Smith b: 1793
    5. Has No Children Courtland Smith b: 1795
    6. Has Children William R. Smith b: 1797
    7. Has No Children Lewis P. Smith b: 1801

    Marriage 2 Susanna Miller b: in Switzerland
    • Married: Unknown 1 2 3
    • Change Date: 14 Aug 2010

    1. Abbrev: Jed Smith 2218919.FTW
      Title: Jed Smith 2218919.FTW
      Call number:
      Text: Date of Import: Feb 23, 2004
    2. Abbrev: Ebenezer smith des 13512.FTW
      Title: Ebenezer smith des 13512.FTW
      Call number:
      Text: Date of Import: Feb 23, 2004
    3. Abbrev: The Pettypooletree ged file, started in 1999 from J Poole's research in 1986.
      Title: (The Pettypoole Tree GEDCOM file was submitted by J H Poole, Jr.; This is an internet Ged file of the compliled genealogical research of John h. Poole, Jr., started in 1986. It was gathered from many individual family informants: such Margaret Mills McGehee, Mabel McGehee Lillie, Marie Parent Poole, Theodora Poole Rogers, Margaret Ann McGehee Samuel, Rev. Pool, Virginia Lobdell Jennings, Margaret Brokaw, Hughrene McCrainie, Judith Williams Coates, Mr. & Mrs. Lamar "Ollie" Poole, Gilbert Mills, Mr. & Mrs. Keller McKowen, Dolph McKowen, Inez Hatley Hughes, Polly Poole Craig, Liz Poole Miesch and many other internet databases. To them all, I deeply owe them my thanks.
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