John Smith

Male 1725 - 1798  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name John Smith 
    Born 0___ 1725  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 0___ 1798  [2
    Person ID I7107  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2014 

    Family Martha Potter,   b. 0___ 1743,   d. 0___ 1826  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married Y  [2
    Children 
     1. Martha Elizabeth "Betsey" Smith,   b. 0___ 1765, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1860, (DeKalb County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 96 years)
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F2606  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1725 - North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Hello David,

      I recently upload mine and my Dad's data from 23andMe to FTDNA. I see that we have several surnames in common: Brittain; Cantrell; Jones; Moore; Potter; Smith.

      Dad is 86 years old and was born and raised in Cannon, Woodbury, TN. His paternal side mostly lived in the DeKalb County, TN area.

      With all of those names matching up, I don't know where to begin to figure out our mutual ancestor/s. But I'll try:

      Hannah Brittain (1725-1769) was married to John M. Cantrell Sr. (1724-1803)

      James Moore (1744-1831) married to Susannah Jones (1753-1825)

      Note: I have other sets of the surname "Jones" too, who don't appear to be related to one another - but ya never know. I can provide all of the Jones in my direct line if you need for me to.

      Addl Note: Dad has Cantrells on both his paternal and maternal sides, so it gets a little confusing - for me anyway.

      Aaron Cantrell (1770-1834) married Martha Elizabeth Smith (1765-1866)

      John Smith (1725-1798) married to Martha Potter (1743-1826)

      Addtional surnames of Potter and Smtih too.

      Assuming that you have all of these same (or most) ancestors, I hope we can try to narrow it down as to where yours and my branch split off.

      Thank you, Joyce
      [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2191] Cantrell,Warren G.;Premier Conservator and source for "Cantrell" records.

    2. [S53531] Joyce Young | 24 Feb 2014 | joyceyoung68@gmail.com.