An American Family History

Untangling the Early Smith Families in East Tennessee
OK-I give up.

Washington County, Virginia was formed from Fincastle County in 1777. It originally contained Sullivan County, Tennessee.

husband wife lived church or cemetery inlaws & neighbors children
Tobias Smith b. 1724 Mary McDonald north fork Holsten-in Washington, Virginia     George 1754
George Smith 1732 Rebecca Bowen south fork Holsten in Sullivan, Tennessee starting in 1784   Townsend
Philip 1769
Joseph 1771
George 1773
Jesse 1774
Rebecca 1775
Margaret Livingston 1776
James 1778
Eizabeth 1780
William 1781
John 1784
Jonathan 1787
Fannie Mae 1790
Jane 1792
Henry 1793
James Smith 1740 Mary Dugger Carter County     Daniel
Selah George


Daniel Smith b. 1748 son of Daniel Smith and Sarah Crosby Sarah Michie

Botetourt, then Fincastle, then Washington, Virginia

    George 1776
Mary Ann 1781
James Smith 1752 Elizabeth Pitts the part of Washington County, Virginia that became Scott County on Blue Spring Branch on the north fork of the Holston     James
Nancy Rouse 1775
Alexander 1787
Sarah Brown
Rebecca Bledsoe
Benjamin 1788,

Edward Smith b. 1720 Catherine Stumph & Catherine Stonecypher Carter County    

Margaret Mary Elizabeth Sarah
Susannah (1771)
Daniel (1778)
Nancy (1799)

George Thomas Smith b. 1741 in Virginia Leah Agee Sullivan County moved to Kentucky   Thomas (1786) 
James Agee (1787) 
Richard (1792)
Sarah (1793) 
Elizabeth Frances Parker (1794) 
Rebecca Ross (1795) 
Mary Parker (1796) 
Diannah (1800) 
William (1802) 

Solomon Smith



road opened from Col. Sevier's on the Watauga to with 2 miles of Solomon Smith. Edward Smith

John Smith, son of Solomon          
William Smith b. 1789 in Campbell, Virginia, son of Captain John Smith who was son of Solomon Smith Elizabeth Boy   Boy Cemetery    

Anderson Smith b. 1743 Joseph Smith, and Samuel Smith   1782-bought land in Sullivan County      


John C. Smith   1783 headwaters of Little Limestone     John
Turner 1777
Turner Smith b. 1777 son of John C. Smith Mary Ruble Jonesborough     David 1810
Delila Humphreys 1812,
Mahala 1813
Louisa Trogdon 1815,
William H. 1817
Rebecca 1819
Rachel Brown 1819
Mary Ann 1825
John R. 1825
Margaret Head 1830

Bryan Smith and Solomon Smith   1784 bought land in Sullivan County      
Solomon Smith   1784 land grant of 400 acres in North Carolina      
Samuel Smith Mary Smith (his cousin) Sullivan County that became Hawkins County      
Thomas Smith   1788- bought land in Sullivan County      

Ephraim Smith, Sr.
b. abt. 1750
Alice Baker Washington County, Virginia     Mary 1782
John 1785
Ephraim, Jr. 1787
Catherine 1789
Philip 1791

Samuel Smith b. 1738 in Ashe, North Carolina, son of William Mary Cooper Elizabethton     Samuel 1770
James 1775
George 1778
George Smith b. 1778, son of Samuel Smith & Mary Cooper Mary Snyder 1796 tax list George and George, Jr.      
James Smith   1796-1797 Tax List      


Henry Smith b. 1749 in Germany or Pennsylvania Mary 1798 - Evans Branch on south side of Holston     John 1786,
George 1787,
Mary Malone 1789,
Magdalene Cox 1790
John Smith b. 1786 in Tennessee, son of Henry, under Captain William King in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend Catherine Humphreys 2 miles from Beaver Creek    

Mary Ann 1809
George 1810
Elizabeth Deck 1812
John 1813
Henry 1815
Polly Webb1817
David 1819
Nancy Ann Massengil 1820
Samuel 1822
Josiah 1825
William 1827


John Smith abt. 1765 Agnes       Abigail Hodges
John 1810,
Solomon 1812
Solomon Smith b. 1812 son of John and Agnes Elizabeth Arrants Poplar Ridge      



Zebulon Smith b. 1758, son of Samuel Sarah Dungan       Samuel 1783
Rachel Smalling,
Solomon 1787
Jeremiah Dungan 1788


Joseph Smith

Solomon Smith
William Smith
  1796 tax list      

Gasper Smith b. 1797 in Maryland Rachel Hampton Sullivan County Smith Cemetery    

John Smith, Jr., 1795, brother of Gasper, son of John Smith & Catherine Hohn   Greene County      

William Smith b.1804 Maria McCray   Mt. Zion Methodist    
John Smith b. 1807 Elizabeth Stanfield        



The Holston River flows from Kingsport to Knoxville.
map by Kmusser





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