Smith family documents

Title
Smith family documents, 1736-1942.
Author
Smith family.

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Box 1Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableMssCol NYGB 18108 Box 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Additional Authors
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Collection.
Description
.4 linear feet (1 box).
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
Genre/Form
  • Deeds.
  • Financial records.
  • Genealogies.
  • Legal records.
  • Wills.
Biography (note)
  • The Smith family of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, N.Y. is descended from John "Rock" Smith, fl. 1665.
Provenance (note)
  • Gift of Anna Bailey Smith (Mrs. Richard Wallace Smith) to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1956.
Call Number
MssCol NYGB 18108
OCLC
122624305
Author
Smith family.
Title
Smith family documents, 1736-1942.
Summary
Smith family documents, 1736-1942, consist primarily of deeds and other contracts concerning the Smith family of Brookhaven, N.Y. The collection includes indentures for land transactions, records of road surveys, wills, articles of agreement for employment, tenant leases, subpoenas, land search records, specifications for building a house, mortgages, accounts, receipts for payment of back taxes and a small amount of correspondence. Also present are inventories of household items, farm implements, and livestock in the possession of Joshua and Lucy Smith at the time of his death in 1811, and of their son Richard Wallace Smith's household items at the time of his death in 1868, as well as a photocopy of a Smith family tree.
Biography
The Smith family of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, N.Y. is descended from John "Rock" Smith, fl. 1665.
Provenance
Gift of Anna Bailey Smith (Mrs. Richard Wallace Smith) to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1956.
Source
MSS 2008M27
Added Author
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Collection.
Added Title
Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
Research Call Number
MssCol NYGB 18108
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