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SMITH, James*
UNKNOWN, Unknown*
Deceased
SMITH, John G.*
(1785-Bef 1871)
McLEMORE, Susan*
(Abt 1785-Between 1850/1855)
SMITH, Daniel L.*
(1810-1881)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. COWAN, Martha J.*

SMITH, Daniel L.* 868,873,880,882,891,3307

  • Born: 22 Jun 1810, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States 869,870,873,882
  • Marriage (1): COWAN, Martha J.* about 1837
  • Died: 30 Jan 1881, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States
  • Buried: Alligator Swamp, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States

   Other names for Daniel were SMITH, D. L.,893,3308,3309 SMITH, Daniel,869,878,3310,3311 SMITH, Daniel S. 865,871,3312,3313 and SMITH, Danl L. 867,870.,3314

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  Burial Notes:

Tombstone is in Smith cemetery at Peter McLemore Smith home near Exxum Beard Rd in Alligator Swamp, NC, per Lenward Hair. (there is a Beard Road on my DeLorme map in SE Cumberland Co)

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  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census, 1810, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. John Smith's household includes 1 male under 10 [Daniel] (Bladen Co, p100)

2. Census, 1820, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. John Smith's household includes 2 males under 10 [Daniel, Archibald] (Bladen Co, p146).

3. Census, 1830, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Daniel may be included in the entry for his parents, which shows a male age 15-20 (Bladen Co, p80)

4. Property: Bought land, 12 Aug 1832, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Richard Smith sold land to Daniel Smith for $50. Land on S side of Big Colly. (Bladen Co Deed book 10, p51) [Big Colly is a swampy area in NE Bladen Co, E of the town of Johnsontown]

5. Property: Received 100 acre grant, 31 Aug 1832, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Grant $4087. Daniel Smith received 100 acres from North Carolina in Bladen Co. on Colly Swamp, bordering his own corner, near the Bear path. (Bladen Co Deed book 10, p46)

6. Property: Bought 100 acres from father, 16 Aug 1833, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Deed from John Smith to [son] Daniel Smith, both of Bladen Co. John sells 100 acres on north east side of Turnbull Creek for $50. Includes "To have and to hold the said bargained premises unto him the said Daniel Smith his heirs and assigns for ever with all bargained premises these belonging I the said John Smith do except for his till his decease and to the use of Susan Smith to decease." James Smith was witness. Acknowledged in Feb 1834 court term. (Bladen Co, NC Deed Book 10 pg 129/130, posted at Bladen Co Rootsweb site). [Note in posting says: This land is the same land James Smith gave to John Smith, his son -- Deed Book 8 pg 570. This deed was executed and proved before John Smith had an executed and proven deed to the land.]

7. Property: Bought 93 acres, 13 Jun 1838, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. John West sold 93 acres to Daniel L. Smith of Bladen Co. for $25. Land on W side of Ellis' Creek between Owen's and James Richardson's land. Granted to Samuel Richardson on 18 May 1789. (Bladen Co Deed book 8, p87) [Ellis Creek is a N-S running creek, between Turnbull Creek and Cape Fear River, lying E of White Oak]

8. Appearance in Document, 9 Oct 1839, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. William C. West to John Smith, 100 acres on E side of Ellis Creek, witnessed by Daniel L. Smith (Bladen Co Deed Book 8, p14).

9. Census, 1840, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Daniel L Smith is between 30 and 40, with one M<5 [Malcolm], one F<5 [Anna], and one F 30-40 [Martha]. (Bladen Co, p209)

10. Property: Received grant of 50 acres, 11 Jun 1842, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Grant #4414. Daniel Smith received 50 acres from North Carolina on SW side of Colly Swamp in Bladen Co., starting at his own corner. (Bladen Co Deed book 8, p258)

11. Appearance in Document, Oct 1843, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Daniel L. Smith and Martha Smith are among the members of Beaverdam Baptist Church that are dismissed to found Briar Branch Baptist Church, both churches in Bladen County. The list of members that are dismissed includes Daniel L. Smith, Daniel Smith, Daniel Register, George W. Downing, William D. Smith, Sarah A. Smith, Mary A. Downing, Elizabeth Smith, Anna M. Tatum, Elsa McLemore, May J. Tatum, Mary Register, John Smith Sr., Evin Downing, John H. Tatum, William J. Cowan, John D. Smith, Mary Smith, Susan Smith, Martha Smith, Elizabeth A. Downing, Susan Smith Sr., James Smith, Theophlus Tatum, Wright McLemore, John Downing, James S. Beard, Milton J. Smith, Thomas B. Cowan, Mary Downing, Pen[n]y Hayes, Claressa Beard, Susan Smith, Zillpha Smith. (posted at Bladen Co. Rootweb site)

12. Census: Slave Schedule, 19 Aug 1850, Cape Fear NE Side, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. 910 Daniel Smith [maybe this one] has 2 slaves: 1 female mulatto age 17, 1 female mulatto age 11/12.

[Daniel L. Smith appears one month later in Cumberland County census, so might not be this Daniel Smith.]



13. Census, 24 Sep 1850, Eastern Division, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 882
1) Daniel L. Smith, age 39, farmer, $600 real estate, born NC, cannot read or write
2) Martha J. Smith, age 35, born NC
3) Malcom Smith, age 12, born NC, attends school
4) Ann M. Smith, age 10, born NC, attends school
5) Emeline Smith, age 8, born NC, attends school
6) Bunyan Smith, age 6, born NC
7) Mary J. Smith, age 4, born NC
8) William H. Smith, age 2, born NC
9) Daniel J. Smith, age 1, born NC.



14. Census, 11 Jul 1860, Cumberland East, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 869
1) Daniel Smith, age 50, farmer, $2000 real estate, $2500 personal estate, born NC
2) Martha J. Smith, age 44, born NC
3) Malcom M. Smith, age 23, farmer, $200 personal estate, born NC
4) Anna M. Smith, age 21, born NC
5) Bunyan M. Smith, age 16, farm hand, born NC
6) Mary J. Smith, age 15, born NC
7) Wm H. Smith, age 13, born NC
8) Danl J. Smith, age 12, born NC
9) Sophia Smith, age 10, born NC
10) Sarah A. Smith, age 8, born NC
11) Martha C. Smith, age 6, born NC
12) Ellen Smith, age 1, born NC.

15. Appearance in Document, 22 Feb 1866, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 891 In will of [father] John Smith "my son Daniel L. Smith" receives "two hundred and sixty dollars which I have already given him towards buying a negro man."



16. Census, 8 Aug 1870, Cedar Creek Twp, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 870
1) Smith, Danl J., age 60, farmer, $1500 real estate, $500 personal estate, born NC, on South Side of Plank Stage Road
2) Smith, Martha, age 50, keeping house, born NC
3) Smith, Haywood, age 24, farm hand, born NC
4) Smith, Daniel, age 21, farm hand, born NC
5) Smith, Sophia, age 18, at home, born NC
6) Smith, Sarah, age 16, at home, born NC
7) Smith, Martha, age 13, at home, born NC, cannot write
8) Smith, Ella, age 10, at home, born NC, cannot read or write.



17. Census, 16 Jun 1880, Cedar Creek Twp, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 873
1) Smith, Daniel L., age 69, married, farmer, born NC, parents born NC
2) Smith, Martha J., age 62, wife, married, keeping house, born NC, parents born NC
3) Smith, Martha C., age 23, daughter, single, keeping house, born NC, parents born NC
4) Smith, Clement J., age 23, nephew, single, laborer, born NC, parents born NC.

18. Alt. Death, Jan 1881, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 867

19. Probate: Petition for WIdow's Dower, After Jan 1884, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 867 In the Superior Court of Cumberland County. Martha J. Smith, widow of Danl L. Smith, vs. Thos L. Tew and wife Annie M. Tew, L. C. Beard and wife M. J. Beard, Jno. Melvin and wife Emeline Melvin, C. J. Smith and wife M. C. Smith, W. H. Downing and wife Sophia Downing, W. R. Johnson and Coy Johnson, Cornia Johnson, Willie Johnson, Sophia Johnson and Emma Johnson, Haywood Smith and wife Polly Ann, D. J. Smith and wife Portia A., B. M. Smith and wife Susan, C. A. Harris and wife Ellen Harris. Petition says that Martha J. Smith is the widow of Danl L. Smith, who died intestate in Cumberland County during January 1881, leaving the following children: Annie M., Mary J., Emeline, Martha C., Sophia, Haywood, Danial J., Bunyan M., Ellen, and [blank] Smith who are his only heirs at law. Petition says that at his death her husband had land in the County of an estimated 755 acres. The widow requests her dower from this land, being one third of the land, including the dwelling house and all out-houses, buildings, and improvements for the term of her natural life. There is no date on this petition, but it must be 1884 or later since it mentions Emma Johnson, who is not born until 1884.

20. Occupation: Farmer.

21. Religion: Baptist.

22. Property: Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. More entries in Bladen Co. Deed book: mortgage deed from D. J. Dowlass et al (7-446), lease from Bettie Love (8-85).



23. Probate: Division of Real Estate, 7 Mar 1889, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 868 Division of lands of Daniel L. Smith, dated 7 March 1889, based on a Cumberland County Superior Court ruling dated 6 Feb 1889. The lands of Daniel L. Smith, deceased, were divided among his heirs Thomas L. Tew and wife Annie M. Tew, L. C. Beard and wife Mary J. Beard, John A. Melvin and wife Emaline Melvin, William H. Downing and wife Sophia Downing, C. J. Smith and wife Martha C. Smith, Charles A. Harris and wife Ellen L. Harris, William R. Johnson for his children Charles McK. Johnson, Corinor Johnson, Willie Johnson, Sallie O. Johnson and Elmira Johnson, Bunion M. Smith, William H. Smith and David J. Smith. Lot No. 1 was alloted to Ellen L. Harris, wife of Charles A. Harriss, 57 acres, valued at $105. Lot No. 2 was allocated to Elmira Melvin, wife of John A. Melvin, 67 acres, valued at $90. Lot No. 3 was allocated to William H. Smith, 71 acres, valued at $90. Lot No. 4 was alloted to Mary J. Beard, wife of L. C. Beard, 68 acres, valued at $85. Lot No. 5 was alloted to Sophia Downing, wife of William H. Downing, 56 acres, valued at $32.50. Lot No. 6 was alloted to Martha C. Smith, wife of C. J. Smith, 57 acres, valued at $32.50. Lot No. 7 was allocated to Daniel J. Smith, 59 acres, valued at $32.50. Lot No. 8 was alloted to Annie M. Tew, wife of Thomas L. Tew, 61 acres, valued at $32.50. Lot No. 9 was alloted to William R. Johnson for his children Charles McK. Johnson, Corinor J. Johnson, Willie Johnson, Sallie O. Johnson and Elmira Johnson, as a class, 54 acres, valued at $85. Lot No. 10 was alloted to Bunion M. Smith, lying in Alligator Swamp, 15.5 acres, described in two deeds, one from D. P. West for 10 acres and one from Pate for 5.5 acres, both to D. L. Smith, valued at $65. Recipients of land valued more than others paid money to recipients of land valued less in order to make the divisions equal.


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Daniel married Martha J.* COWAN, daughter of Family COWAN and Unknown, about 1837. (Martha J.* COWAN was born on 6 Jun 1817 in North Carolina, United States 873 and died on 14 Dec 1899.)




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