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Notes for Hannah Smith

1657-1658 John Smith Jr. was listed in an accounting of gates, cattle, and land in Hempstead, Long Island. [1]

1659 John Smith rock, and John Smith Junior, perhaps Hannah's husband this one and his father, were listed among "persons that are to fense and Inclose Rockoway w'th ye Nomb'r of their gates donn at A full town-meeting the 17th of Aprill 1659." [2]

1686 On 14 February, John Smith "Roc", with his sons Joseph Smith and Jonathan Smith, of Hempstead, [sold land] to Mary Williss and Thomas Willes, and Hope Williss & Richard Willes - all of Oyster Bay. [Jamaica deeds, liber A, page 17]. [3]

1708 John Marvin, of Hempstead, dated his will on November 10, 1708 with probate on January 19, 1709. The will named wife Hannah and children Robert, Hannah Whitman, Ruth Townsend, and Jemima. Overseers: John Sering, Richard Townsend, and Thos. Gildersleeve. [4]


[1] Henry Onderdonk, The Annals of Hempstead, 1643 to 1832 (Hempstead, NY: Lott Van de Water, 1878), 38, [HathiTrust].

[2] Benjamin D. Hicks, Records of the Towns of North and South Hempstead Long Island N.Y., Vol. 1 (1896), 81, [InternetArchive], [HathiTrust].

[3] William Applebie Eardeley, Records in the Office of the County Clerk at Jamaica, Long Island, New York 1680-1781. Wills and Administrations Guardians and inventories, Volume 1 (Brooklyn, New York: 1918), 43, [AncestryImage].

[4] Charles T Gritman, Historical Miscellany (NY?: 1920?), 1_97, Queens County Clerk's Office Deeds & Wills, Liber A-201, [AncestryImage].