1779 Daniel Smith 1779 m. Annah C. Bird

Daniel Smith 1779 m. Annah C. Bird

Parents: 

Children: 

  • Ann B. Smith b. 1827

Siblings:

FACTS and NOTES: 

1806 May 31 – Will Book A, p 202-204 – Last Will and Testament of Abraham Smith
… first, I give & bequeath to my son John Smith 200 acres of land joining Clanton land being part of the tract where he now liveth, and what money he oweth, and also a negro wench, named Rachel;
… to my daughter Hannah Alexander I will & bequeath that negro wench she “received of me named Winney,
… to my grandchild Polly Alexander I will and bequeath a negro girl named Sarah.
… to my grandchild Abraham Alexander I give and bequeath my young mare or filly that is about 3 years old black colored.
… to my son Henry Smith I will give and bequeath the old survey whereon he now liveth in York District at the Ford containing aboue 100 acres also the land adjoining to him formerly granted to Bridges, including the place granted to his grandfather whereon Joseph Luck lived. Also the negro fellow named Harry which he is now in possession of.
… to my son Joseph Smith I give and bequeath the remainder of that tract of land upon Thickety Creek formerly called Stockotits land adjoining below his brother John, and my negro fellow named Tom.
… to my son Daniel Smith I give and bequeath a part of the land whereon or adjoining to that, I now live on beginning upon Young’s old line E side of the Creek, running down the branch where Murpheys School House stood, crossing the Creek near the mouth of said branch and there a straight course to the Upper Kelleys old field with all below adjoining Morgans land. Also my negro fellow named Ned.
… to my daughter Sally Smith I give and bequeath my negro wench named Jude also and her child called Nancy with my negro girl called Fall, and also a good bed and furniture. With his youn a sorrel mare and saddle with household furniture proportionable to what her married sister has already received.
… to my well beloved wife Molley Smith I give and bequeath all the remainder of my land whereon I now live to be enjoyed by her as her natural rite during her life or widowhood, also my negro wench Hannah and sons and Kate to divide as she pleaseth, and also my three negro fellows named London, Pompey and Mark for the purpose of working the plantation whilst she liveth in widowhood, for the purpose of raising and educating my two youngest children and then to be disposed amongst my children as she pleaseth.
… to my son Moses Smith I give and bequeath the remainder of my land where I now live at his mother’s death or marriage,
… and also my negro boys named Kattey Smith I give and bequeath my five little negroes, Dave, Arnold, Sam, Faun, and Cloi to be given to her if they all should live by my executors, when she is married or of full age.
… my son Moses Smith to have his two negroes if they should live when he is of full age.
… next my will is that my executors sell the remainder of my land to the best advantage they can and collect the debts due to my and all my well beloved wife to divide it amongst all my children as she thinks best, and also the merchantable produce ready made to be eauqlly divided amongst my unnamed children.
… my waggon & house I will that they kept on my executors for upon the farm for the benefit of my widow and two youngest children.
… the remainder of my estate consisting of goods and chattles my will is that my executors after paying my lawful debts divided in the most equitable manner they can.
… I hereby appoint my well beloved wife Molley Smith and my son Joseph Smith executors of this my last will and testament. Signed, sealed published and declared to be my last will and testament this 31 of May 1806.
Signed: Abraham Smith
Wits: Nicholas Corry, Henry Good, Spencer Morgan
Recorded in Will Book A, pages 202-204. May 31, 1806.
Probated June 14, 1808. Union County, South Carolina

1803 Aug 6 – John Smith to Daniel Smith, bk F, p 450, 111 and 1/2 acres Broad River. York Co, SC
… John Smith of York County … in consideration of 10 dollars … by Daniel Smith of State and Dist afsd … sell to the said Daniel Smith … land on the S side of Howard Branch … white oak on Abraham Smith’s land … 111 and 1/2 acres being lands granted to the sd John Smith … 20th of April 1800 …
Signed: John Smith
Wit: Henry Smith, William Smith, Mich Gaffney,
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1806 March 7 – Abram Smith fr William Steen, bk H, p 445 Union Co, SC.
… I William Steen of the State of South Carolina District of Union … delivered in open market unto Abraham Smith of the same place aforesaid the following pieces of property, one gray gelding about 6 years old natural trotter about 15 hands high, one bay mare … one dark bay horse … one sorrel mare … one waggon and all the gears belonging to sd waggon for the sum of 400 dollars in hand paid by the said Abraham Smith unto the said William Steen …
Signed: William Steen
Wit: Joseph Smith, Daniel Smith
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1807 John Smith to Daniel Smith, bk G, p 6, Tract Broad River. York Co, SC
… I John Smith of the Dist of York in South Carolina … in consideration of the sum of 30 dollars to me in hand paid by Daniel Smith of the District and State aforesaid … release unto the said Daniel Smith a certaing tract of land … near broad RIver and being on the E side of the said River … to a hickory Palmer’s corner … on John Smiths own line …
Signed: John Smith
Wit: Sarah Smith, James McCulloch, Jesse B Barns, Henry Smith.
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1807 March 9 – John Smith to Daniel Smith, bk G, p 6, Tract Broad River. York Co, SC
… I John Smith of the Dist of York in South Carolina … in consideration of the sum of 30 dollars to me in hand paid by Daniel Smith of the District and State aforesaid … release unto the said Daniel Smith a certaing tract of land … near broad River and being on the E side of the said River … to a hickory Palmer’s corner … on John Smiths own line …
Signed: John Smith
Wit: Sarah Smith, James McCulloch, Jesse B Barns, Henry Smith.
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1817 Sept 15 – Daniel Smith to John Jefferies, bk O, p 319. Union Co, SC
… On or before the 1st day of Nov next I promise to pay …. unto John Jeffries Sr …. 252 dollars in silver …
Signed: Daniel Smith
… assign unto John Jeffries a certain tract … of land … in State and Dist afsd … on both sides of Gilkeys Cr waters of Broad Riv containing 340 acres … bounded on the N by the widow Smith’s land E by the widow Morgan’s land S by William Mitchell’s land and Philip Petty’s land SW by Stephen Neal’s land NW by William Richard’s land …
… nevertheless that if the said Daniel Smith shall well and truly pay to the said John Jeffries … the just sum of 252 dollars on or before the 1st day of Nov next w lawful interest … aforesaid shall be void …
Signed: Daniel Smith
Wit: John Bird Jr, Stephen Neal
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1820 Aug 23 – John Smith to John Jefferies, bk Q, p 93 Union Co, SC.
… 12 months after date I promise to pay … unto John Jeffries Sen … 120 silver dollars …
… I John Smith … sell and release unto the said John Jeffries Sr … land situate lying and being in the State and Dist aforesaid upon both sides of Guikys Creek a branch of Thickety waters of Broad River contaiing his the sd John Smith’s part of a 400 acre tract of land formerly the property of Abraham Smith decd and from Abraham Smith conveyed by his last will and testament to Moses Smith as a laawful heir of a part of the said Moses Smith’s land … bounding on the S by Stephen Neal’s land on the E by said John Jeffries land and ond the N by said John Jeffries land and on the W by William Richard’s land … computation 400 acres … including the brick house where the widow Smith lives … (condition to repay Jeffries by time stated – if done then void) …
Signed: John Smith
Wit: John Jeffries Jr, Seba Dill  ————————————————
(NOTE under above transaction is another related to a prior transaction: … that Annah C Smith, wife of the within named Daniel Smith … relinquishes dower – (Note – this is for a separate transaction from the one above)
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1822 May 2 – Mary Smith to John Jeffries, bk R, p 129. Union Dist., SC
… we Mary Smith late the wife of Abraham Smith decd and Daniel Smith both of the State & Dist aforesaid … sell and release unto John Jeffries a certain parcel or tract of land it being the 8th part of a tract of land or 42 acres of a tract of land lying on both sides of Gilkey Creek …. containing 336 acres of land … near Stephen Neil’s old place … with Stephen Neil’s line … on sd Jeffries land … part of a tract of land originally granted to Nathaniel Jeffries and by him conveyed by deed to Abraham Smith decd …. the said Mary Smith … to keep possession of the said 8th part of land enduring her life time unless she thinks proper to relinquish her possession sooner …
Signed: Mary Smith, Daniel Smith
Wit: John Humphries, Samuel Jeffries, William Jeffries
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1825 Jan 4 Deed bk S, p 102 – I John Bates, Sheriff of Union Dist … by virtue of a writ of Firie Facias issued out fo the Court of Common Pleas held for the Dist of Union the 3d Monday of March 1820 at the suit of E.N. Davis and William Mitchell to me directed commanding me that the goods, chattles, lands and tenements of Daniel Smith to levy the sum of 200 dollars damages plus costs … I have seized and taken the land and tenaments of the said Daniel Smith … tract of land containing 336 acres … in the Dist of Union lying on both sides of Gilkies Creek … John Jeffries corner … 336 acres being the 1/8th part of said land or the interest said Smith has in the same the same being willed to Moses Smith the brother of the said Daniel by his father Abraham Smith decd and all the interest that Daniel Smith has in any land adjoining the above described land owned by Moses Smith decd… purchased by John Jefferies Esqr of the Dist of Union for the sum of 150 dollars being the highest sum … and all the interest estate right and title which the said Daniel Smith of right …
Signed: John Bates
Wit: Samuel Harris, DA Mitchell.
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1831 Feb 15 – Smith & Harrington to John Jefferies Esq, bk V, p 214 Union Co, SC.
… we John Smith & Stephen Harrington … for Daniel Smith for the in consideration of the sum of 22 dollars and 37 cents and this day bargained sold and released unto John Jeffries Senr all our undivided parts of a certain tract or parcel of land lying on the S side of Gilkies Creek … part of a tract granted to Alexander Martin in the year 1803 … supposed to be 17 acres and 9/10ths …. on Doud’s line … on Steens line …. the intersection of Jeffries’ line … near the brick house …
Signed: John Smith, Joseph Harrington
Wit: James Jefferies, Nancy Harrington, William Jeffries
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1831 Nov 14 – Sarah Davis applicant v John Smith, Daniel Smith & Sarah DavisWilliam Richards in right of his wife Catherine, Samuel Alexander in right of his wife, John Humphreys in right of his wife Polly and the heirs of Henry Smith being 9 of them, Defendants.
To Daniel Smith, John Smith, John Humphreys in right of his wife Polly, Dr William Richards in right of his wife Catherine, Dr Samuel Alexander in right of his wife Hannah, Henry Smith decd heirs viz: Benj Morgan in right of his wife Rachel, Abraham J. Smith, John Smith, and Abraham Smith guardian of Henry, Nathaniel, Sarah, James, Eleanor & Sintha heirs at law of Henry Smith aforesd decd, legal heirs and representatives of Henry Smith & legal representatives of their father who is one of the heirs at law of Mary Smith who decd intestate, Greeting.
You are hereby required to appear at the court of ordinary to be holden at York Court … on the 4th day of Nov 1831 to shew cause if any you can why the real estate of Mary Smith widow of Abraham Smith decd situate in said district on Looes Creek a branch of Bullock’s Creek bounding on the N by lands of John Leech, E by John Thompson, S by John Thompson & Gordon Moore & containing by estimation 230 acres originally granted to Abraham Smith should not be divided or sold allotting to the said Sarah Davis 1/7th part thereof & the remainder in like equal parts to each of the aforesaid heirs at law being six of them the heirs at law of Henry Smith taking among them being 9 in number the part their father would have been entitled if living …
Signed: Benj Chambers, Ordinary, York Dist
Real estate books, 1825-1867 pg. 48. York Co, SC
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1833 Jan 23 – Settlements – Sarah Davis one of the heirs at law of Mary Smith decd applicant v. the other heirs at law of said decd estate Defendants. Summons in Partition
… received of Benj Chambers ordinary of York Dist being appointed guardian for six of the minor heirs at law of Henry Smith decd, one of the heirs at law of said decd, viz Henry, Nathaniel, Sarah, James, Eleanor, and Santha, each 11 dollars and 24 cents …
Recd of Benj Chambers ordinary of York Dist 11 dollars 24 and 1/2 cents at full of the distrib share I am entitled to one of the heirs at law of Henry Smith decd in the above state case Feb 12, 1833
Signed: Abraham J. Smith
Recd of Benj Chambers ordinary of York Dist 11 dollars 24 and 1/2 cents at full of the distrib share I am entitled to one of the heirs at law of Henry Smith decd in the above state case Feb 12, 1833
Signed: John Smith Jr.
Recd of Benj Chamber ordinary of the Dist of York one dollar for carrying chain surveying land and 2 dollars 87 cents land tax … in all 3 dollars 87 cents Feb 12 1833
Signed: Abraham J Smith
Benj Chambers ordy of the Dist of York 101 dollars and 20 cents in full of the dist share that John Humphreys in right of his wife Mary is entitled to of the State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, they having authoried me by power of attorney to receive the same answer from the sale of the real estate of Mary Smith decd as within state March 4, 1833
Signed: Amos Davis, Attorney
Recd of Benj Chambers ordinary of York Dist 11 dollars 24 and 1/2 cents in full of the Distribution share which I am entitled to as attorney of Benj Morgan of the State of Tennessee, Rutherford County, May 6th, 1833.
Signed: Abraham J. Smith
South Carolina, York Dist, Oct 29th, 1833.
Recd of B Chambers ordinary in the District aforesaid 101 dollars 20 cents, us full of their distributive share of the real estate of Mary Smith late decd of the State of Alabama sold to make partition among the heirs at law as a power of attorney will more fully shew authorizing me to collect and receipt for the share which Samuel D Alexander is entitle to in right of his wife Hannah one of the heirs of said deceased.
Signed: J. McLuny, Atto.
South Carolina, York Dist} Recd 11th Dec 1833 of B Chambers ordinary of the Dist of York 101 dollars 20 cents in full of the distributive share of John Smith to a tract of land sold by order as the estate of Mary Smith decd of the State of Alabama to make partition among the heirs at law of said Mary Smith decd, The amt recd by me as the share of John Smith due of the heirs and by John Smith by order directed to be paid to T N Dawkins and by T N Dawkins as for order divided to be paid to me.
Signed: J. M. Cooper
Recd March 26, 1834 of Benj Chambers ordinary of York Dist one hundred and one dollars and 20 ct it being Daniel Smith’s distributive share of a tract of land sold by the ordinary of York Dist as the property of Mary Smith for partition among the distibutees of said Mary Smith a suit is now pending in the Court of Equity between us the undersigned and it is understood that this receipt is not co-effect the decision of said suit but to releave the ordinary from any liability to either of us.
Signed: Thomas N Dawkins, Aaron Wilkins
Real estate books, 1825-1867 pg. 123. York Co, SC
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1833 June 28 – Dawkins & Littlejohn v John Smith & B Chambers petition, 1833, No 65
1832 Jan 2 … Answer of Benjamin Chambers of York Ordinary … admits that he made an order for the sale of a tract of land lying in York … the property of Mary Smith for partition among the distributees on the 2d day of Jan 1832 and the same was sold to John Hemphill on the 23d January 1832 for 770 dollars …
Signed: Benjamin Chambers
1833 Answer of Daniel Smith one of the Defendants to the Petition of Dawkins and Littlejohn.
… Daniel Smith the Deft states on oath that he admits that the petitioners did obtain against him as well as he can at this time recollect a judgment and issued an execution for about the amount and at the time stated in their petition that he has paid to Dawkins and Littlejohn 287 dollars 33 cents … that some time after his mother’s death he sold all his interest in his land that descended to him, to Aaron Wilkins for a valuable consideration … whatever is coming from the sale of the land is honestly …. to the said Wilkins ….
Signed: Daniel Smith
1833 March 28 – I accept the legal issue of this petition. I admit the facts stated in the above stated petition.
Signed: John Smith
… Petition of Elijah Dawkins & John Littlejohn (Dawkins & Littlejohn)
… John Smith having become largely indebted to them confessed a judgment in their favor for 1699 dollars and 39 cents with interest from the fourteenth day of March 1820 … signed by the Clerk of Union Dist on the 20 day of May 1820 … although execution issued yet they have hitherto been unable to obtain satisfaction of their judgment and execution and a large balance yet remains …. a tract of land lying in York Dist has recently been sold by the order of the ordinary Benjamin Chambers as the property of Mary Smith decd who died intestate as it is said for partition among the distributees for 770 dollars and John Smith the Deft in the execution is entitled to the 1/7 part thereof he being one of the heirs and distributees of said Mary Smith which land to the extent of John Smith’s interest was bound by your petitioners judgment … they are now unwilling to disturb the purchase of said land provided they can obtain the part of the money which John Smith would be entitled to receive under …. which money is now in the hands of the Ordinary for York Dist …
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