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HELP! Grave has been located American Revolutionary War Soldier flag male ancestor  Elijah  SMITH

  (b. 10 May 1742 Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 28 May 1797 East Hampton, Connecticut, USA )  

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Elijah SMITH was born 10 May 1742 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut . Elijah SMITH was the child of ?   and   ?

Elijah had an active role in U.S. Revolutionary War.

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Elijah  married  Mary MAKER (MARKER) 31 March 1759 in Middletown, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  Mary MAKER (MARKER)  was born abt. 1740 Mary died 20 May 1761 in Colchester, Connecticut, USA (Westchester). 

Elijah  married  (2) Deborah GATES 2 December 1771 in East Hampton, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  Deborah GATES  was born 21 July 1750 in Colchester, Connecticut, USA (Westchester).  Deborah died 16 March 1773 in Colchester, Connecticut, USA (Westchester). 

Elijah  married  (3) Lois GATES 1 April 1776 in Colchester, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  Lois GATES  was born 16 September 1756 in Colchester, Connecticut, USA (Westchester).  Lois died 19 July 1794 in Connecticut, USA. 

Elijah SMITH died 28 May 1797 in East Hampton, Connecticut, USA .

possibly the son of Benjamin Smith (1710-1751) and Hannah Barber (1712-1751)

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Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Elijah SMITH


Elijah SMITH married  female ancestor Mary MAKER (MARKER)-- Date: 31 March 1759 Place: Middletown, Crown Colony of Connecticut

Children of Elijah SMITH and Mary MAKER (MARKER):

Elijah SMITH married flag female ancestor Deborah GATES-- Date: 2 December 1771 Place: East Hampton, Crown Colony of Connecticut

Children of Elijah SMITH and Deborah GATES:

Elijah SMITH married flag female ancestor Lois GATES-- Date: 1 April 1776 Place: Colchester, Crown Colony of Connecticut

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1742 Birth
10 May 1742
Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)

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1759 Marriage / Partner
Elijah SMITH and Mary MAKER (MARKER) 31 March 1759, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
1761 Death of Spouse/Partner
Mary MAKER (MARKER) died 20 May 1761, Colchester, Connecticut, USA (Westchester)
1771 Marriage / Partner
Elijah SMITH and Deborah GATES 2 December 1771, East Hampton, Connecticut, USA (Chatham)
1773 Death of Spouse/Partner
Deborah GATES died 16 March 1773, Colchester, Connecticut, USA (Westchester)
1776 Marriage / Partner
Elijah SMITH and Lois GATES 1 April 1776, Colchester, Connecticut, USA (Westchester)
1794 Death of Spouse/Partner
Lois GATES died 19 July 1794, , Connecticut, USA
Name: Elijah Smith
Gender: Male
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Burial Place: Connecticut
Death Date: 28 May 1797
Death Place: East Hampton
Age: 55
Birth Date: 1742
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03434-6
System Origin: Connecticut-EASy
GS Film number: 3203
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'Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934,' database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F7XW-42C : 3 December 2014), Elijah Smith, 28 May 1797; citing East Hampton, reference ; FHL microfilm 3,203.'
Elijah SMITH - Grave
Waterhole Cemetery East Hampton, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA

Elijah is buried at: Waterhole Cemetery East Hampton, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Added: 11/25/2017 9:27:04 PM - Updated: 2/18/2022 2:39:22 PM
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