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Rufus Smith, Jr.

Rufus Smith, Jr.

Male 1776 - 1860  (84 years)

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  • Name Rufus Smith 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 22 May 1776  Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Oct 1860  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Swan Point Cemetery, Blackstone Blvd., Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18950  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father James Smith,   b. 23 Oct 1752, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 22 Aug 1835  (Age > 83 years) 
    Mother Drusilla Steere,   b. 10 Oct 1754, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 3 Dec 1775  Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Smith,   b. 30 Jul 1778, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1843  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1799  Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Clementina Smith,   b. Abt 1799, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1876, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    +2. Jervis J. Smith, Dr.,   b. 1801,   d. 10 Mar 1864, Chepachet, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. S. Sterry Smith,   b. 26 Jan 1804, Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1864, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Elma L. Smith,   b. 1806,   d. 21 Jan 1901, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +5. Melissa Fitzsimmons Smith,   b. 1808, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1892, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Mahala Ann Smith,   b. 1814, Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1869, Niagara Falls, Niagara, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     7. Mary Smith,   b. Abt 1817, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1890, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     8. Samuel James Smith,   b. 1819, Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1892, , , New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F10074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 May 1776 - Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Mar 1799 - Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Oct 1860 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Swan Point Cemetery, Blackstone Blvd., Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: "John Smith, the Miller, of Providence Rhode Island: Some of His Descendants," by Charles William Farnham, in _Genealogies of Rhode Island Families from Rhode Island Periodicals_ (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1983), 2:87, 93.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Rufus Smith," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 16 Nov 2002. Cites Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850; Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Index.

      !RESIDENCES: "Lived in the earlier years of his marriage in what is known as the Bellows place near the white schoolhouse at Tarkiln, Burrillville [R.I.]. Later he moved to Providence, and it was at his home on Ship Street that he died." --C.W. Farnham, 2:93


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