Moses Smith[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male Abt 1743 - 1830  (~ 87 years)


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  • Name Moses Smith 
    Born Abt 1743  (of), Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1830  Pike, Wyoming, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baptized (LDS) 21 Dec 1887  SGEOR Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Endowed (LDS) 12 Jan 1888  SGEOR Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I46707  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2007 

    Family Phebe Snow,   b. 5 Nov 1748, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1790  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1768  Chesterfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sealed S (LDS) 12 Jan 1888  SGEOR Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F19423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH: MARRIAGE: DEATH: The Snow Family, Boston Transcript, Note 2685 pt
      VIII. His parents were of Leicester, Massachusetts and Chesterfield, New
      Hampshire. He d. at age 87. Says Moses Smith husband of Phoebe Snow was one of
      the first settlers in Chesterfield. Bought on Dec. 25, 1764, lot 12, range 6.
      He was lieutenant in 1777, and justice of the peace for many years.

      The Richard Snow Family,comp. by George B. Snow, p 26 says we was probably
      born in Leicester, Mass and D in 1830 aet. 87, at Pike, Alleghany, NY.

      "History of Cheshire County, New Hampshire", p. 174 under Chesterfield says "Moses Smith, Jr. son of Moses Smith, the first settler, married in 1768, Phebe, daughter of John Snow of Chesterfield. He was one of the first settlers in the eastern part of the town, having purhased, Dec 25, 1764, lot No. 12, inthe sixth range. He was lieutenant in 1777, and justice of the peace for many years. He was also one of the original trustees of the academy. During the controversy about the 'New Hampshire Grants' he espoused the cause of Vermont, and at one time the New Hampshire government gave orders for his arrest. He held the office of selectman in 1775, '76, '78, '81, '89-91, and was representative in 1786-88, '90, '91. About 1824 he removed, with his sons Moses Jr. to Pike, Alelgany county, New York, where he died about 1830, aged eighty-seven years."

      ADDITIONAL_AFN: SV76-K3

      Parents are Moses and Elizabeth Smith.

  • Sources 
    1. [S30238] Book - History of Chesterfield, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, Oran E. Randall, (Brattleboro, Vermont : D. Leonard, 1882), 974.29/C1 H2r., p. 174.

    2. [S30237] Book - The Richard Snow Family, George Burwell Snow, (Long Beach, California : G.B. Snow), 929.273 Sn61sg., p. 26.

    3. [S35] Internet Link - Ancestral File, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998).

    4. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    5. [S217] Family History Research, by Linda Snow Westover, Orem, Utah, 2006-04-19.

    6. [S46937] .