First Generation


1. 'King' David Smith Sr. was born on 14 July 1760 in Lyndeborough, New Hampshire, USA. He served in the military from 1777 to 1780 in Continential Army, New Hampshire. Rumored to have crossed the Deleware along with General Washington in December 1776, possibly as a drummer boy.
Served in regiment of New Hampshire commanded by Col. Joseph Cilley. He died on 26 May 1840 at the age of 79 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. David was buried in North cemetery, Swan's Island. Marker inscribed with S.A. R. Revolutionary war soldier under General Cilley. Wounded. Received pension. Moved to Deer Isle following war, about 1786. Came to Swan's Island (Harbor Island) in 1791. Later moved to Swan's 'Big house'. Worked at Col. Swan's Grist Mill.

'King' David Smith Sr. and Unknown were married. Unknown was born in Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampsire, USA.

'King' David Smith Sr. and Eunice Thurston were married on 23 October 1786 in Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. Eunice Thurston, daughter of John Thurston and Eunice Gott, was born before 3 March 1765 in Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. She was baptized on 3 March 1765 in Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. She died on 7 March 1809 at the age of 44 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Eunice was buried in North cemetery, Swan's Island. No inscription.

'King' David Smith Sr.-791 and Eunice Thurston-792 had the following children:

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John Smith was born on 3 August 1787 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was born on 3 August 1787. He died in 1808 at the age of 21 in Lost at Sea. (West Indies ?) John died in 1808 at the age of 21 in Lost at sea (West Indies ?). Lost at sea.

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Eunice Smith-814.

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David Smith II-815.

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Sarah B. Smith-816.

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Smith was born on 10 January 1794. He died Childhood.

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Benjamin Smith-818.

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Susannah Smith was born on 2 August 1796 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was born on 2 August 1796. She died Childhood. Susannah died in childhood.

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Andrew Smith was born on 18 December 1797 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was born on 18 December 1797. He died on 18 March 1799 at the age of 1 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Andrew died on 18 March 1799 at the age of 1.

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George Smith was born on 22 February 1799 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Unmarried.

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Mary Smith was born on 14 January 1801 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 14 January 1801 at the age of 0 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was born on 14 January 1801. Mary died in childhood. Died young.

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Asa Smith-823.

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Samuel Smith was born on 8 January 1805 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was born on 8 January 1805. He died on 15 April 1806 at the age of 1 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Samuel died on 15 April 1806 at the age of 1.

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Anna Smith was born on 15 August 1806 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was born on 15 August 1806. She died on 27 April 1807 at the age of 0 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Anna died on 27 April 1807 at the age of 0.

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Anna "Ann" Smith-793.

'King' David Smith Sr. and Betsey Gross were married about 5 March 1810 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Betsey Gross, daughter of George Gross and Jane (Margaret?) Alexander, was born about 1788 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 10 December 1868 at the age of 80 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in North cemetery, Swan's Island. Came from Deer Isle.

'King' David Smith Sr.-791 and Betsey Gross-804 had the following children:

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John Smith-805.

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Mary Smith-729.

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Eliza Smith-807.

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James Swan Smith-808.

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Lucy Smith-809.

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William Smith-810.

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Dorothy Smith-811.

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Solomon Smith was born in 1824 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died in Infancy.