Joshua Smith
(Abt 1620-1683/1683)


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Joshua Smith

  • Born: Abt 1620
  • Marriage (1): (?) (?) about 1645 in VA
  • Marriage (2): Margaret Abraham about 1669 in Accomack Co., VA
  • Died: 09 Jul 1683-14 Nov 1683, Accomack Co., VA


Joshua (h/o Margaret) Smith bought land in 1672 in Whitelaw tract A100, south of Parksley, Accomack Co, VA. It was in this year that William Abraham, wife Mary, resold part of this tract to Joshua Smith, who in 1683 (wife Margaret) left the 200a plantation to his sons John and Joshua, and the will also mentioned a daughter Mary. No more was found recorded about the sons, and later records indicated that both had died and that Mary inherited the land and married John Melson. William/Mary Abraham were Margaret (Abraham) Melson's parents.

He wrote his will on Jul 9 1683 and it was proven Nov 14 1683 in Accomack Co, VA. Mentions wife Margaret as executrix; to sons John & Joshua my plantation to be divided between them. To daughter Mary. Witnesses: John Drummond, Timothy Coe, Wonie Mackannie - Children are listed as under age 18.

Joshua married (?) (?) about 1645 in VA. ((?) (?) died before 1670 in Accomack Co., VA.)

Joshua next married Margaret Abraham, daughter of William Abraham and Mary (?), about 1669 in Accomack Co., VA. (Margaret Abraham was born about 1648.)

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