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Generation No. 3

     5.  Micajah3 Smithson (Francis Hugh2, John1) was born Abt. 1730 in Hanover Co., Va., and died Abt. July 1823 in Old Pendleton Dist., So. Carolina.  He married Mary Cox Abt. 1753 in Cumberland Parish, Lunenburg Co., Va., daughter of John Cox and Mary Coleman.  She was born Abt. 1728 in Lunenberg Co. Va., and died Unknown.

Notes for Micajah Smithson:
Lunenburg Co., Va. Deeds. Book 7, pages 164-165.  John Cox sold to Micajer Smithson 330 acres on Blue Stone Creek.

John Cox II, father of Mary Cox, names her as Mary Smithson, and a daughter, Keziah Smithson, in his will, proved in Court, September 13, 1764, Lunenburg Co., Va.

Micajah Smithson is on list of tithes for Lunenburg Co., Va. 1775 page 366
Micajah Smithson is on the Lunenburg County list of tithes for 1783 - page 412

From The Georgia Genealogical Magazine, number 87, winter 1983. Virginians to S.C. and Georgia.  "Claim of Wm. Cunningham and Co., Petersburg Store.  Micajah Smithson L21.19.3 mortgage forclosed by decree of Lunenburg Court and the land sold___March 1798, for L60.  Smithson removed ca 1790 to Georgia with all property consisting of slaves and stock."

Micajah Smithson is listed on 1810 Census for Pickens, Anderson, Oconee Counties, So. Carolina, Microfilm Roll M252, STR1 061, page 142, individuals not recorded, no Twp. recorded.  Sons Marson and Bartlett are recorded on pages 142 and 143 respectively.

Micajah Smithson's Will,  Book A, Page 276, Recorded July 4, 1823, Proved July 4, 1823, John Harris, O.P.D. Roll No. 613.

In the name of God Amen.  I Micaja Smithson of Pendleton District South Carolina, being in perfect health and of Sound mind and memory, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in order following, that is to say.

1st  I recommend my Soul into the hand of Almighty God who gave it and my body to the earth, to be decently buried, and as to my worldly estate, I do will and bequeath it in the following manner.

To my Son Asa Smithson I give and bequeath all my Lands consisting of three parcels or tracts, also all my Negroes, likewise I give and bequeath to my Said Son Asa all and singular my goods and chattels of every discription of which I may die possessed.

2nd I bequeath to my Son Marson Cox Smithson one hundred dollars, also he is to remember that in the year 1798 or 9I payed him Sixty Dollars in full of all claims.

3rd.  I bequeath to Albert Francis Smithson fifty-seven Dollars with thirteen pounds Virginia money that I lent him long since if any where to be found.

4th.  I bequeath to my Son Basill Coleman Smithson one hundred Dollars if to be found.

5th and lastly I do appoint an ordain my Son Asa Smithson and David Pugh Executors to this my last will and testament placeing full and entire confidence in their fidelity and inteqrity to carry this my will into effect.

In witness hereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this twenty-ninth day of July A.D. 1822.
In presence of.
John Verner
Squire Hughes
David S. Verner

More About Micajah Smithson and Mary Cox:
Marriage: Abt. 1753, Cumberland Parish, Lunenburg Co., Va.
Children of Micajah Smithson and Mary Cox are:
     14     i.     Keziah4 Smithson, born Abt. 1753 in Pendleton Co., Va.; died Unknown.  She married Richard Berry 1777 in Virginia; born 1752 in Pendleton Co., Va.; died Unknown.

Notes for Keziah Smithson:
Keziah Smithson listed as member of Meherrin Baptist Church, 1771-1844.

More About Richard Berry and Keziah Smithson:
Marriage: 1777, Virginia

     15     ii.     Mary Smithson, born Abt. 1755; died Unknown.
     16     iii.     Anson Smithson, born Abt. 1757; died Unknown.
     17     iv.     Basil Coleman Smithson, born 1759; died Unknown.
+     18     v.     Marson Cox Smithson, born March 07, 1762 in Lunenburg Co., Va.; died Bef. September 06, 1830 in Greenville Dist., So. Carolina.
     19     vi.     Asa Smithson, born April 13, 1763; died Unknown.  He married Violet Wakefield May 09, 1826; born Unknown; died Unknown.

More About Asa Smithson and Violet Wakefield:
Marriage: May 09, 1826

+     20     vii.     Albert Francis Smithson, born October 10, 1764 in Pendleton, Va.; died 1833 in Pendleton Co., Va..
+     21     viii.     Bartlett Smithson, born January 26, 1767 in Lunenberg Co. Va.; died December 09, 1838 in Monroe Co., Mississippi.
     22     ix.     Florastius Smithson, born Unknown; died Abt. 1796 in Savannah, Georgia.

Notes for Florastius Smithson:
This Document is to be found in Deed Book 17, p. 210 as noted in The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Volume XI, Number 2, Spring, 1983, p. 102, under the heading "Some Migrations from Virginia to South Carolina (Continued from Vol. X, p. 143)

Power of Attorney, I Micajah Smithson of Lunenburg County Virginia...have appointed my son Basil Coleman Smithson of Greenville County South Carolina...my true and lawful attorney...to receive any estate whatsoever which may be owning to me or which I am entitled to receive by reason of the death of my son Florastius Smithson, late of Savannah Town, Georgia...this 14 April, 1796.


     6.  William3 Smithson (Francis Hugh2, John1) was born Abt. 1736 in Louisa Va., and died June 03, 1797.  He married Sarah Lester Abt. 1770.  She was born Unknown, and died Unknown.

Notes for William Smithson:
William Smithson is on the list of tithes for Lunenburg Co, 1775 - page 366
William Smithson is on list of tithes for Lunenburg Co., 1783 - page 412

More About William Smithson and Sarah Lester:
Marriage: Abt. 1770
Children of William Smithson and Sarah Lester are:
     23     i.     Francis4 Smithson, born 1765 in Pittsylvania Va.; died Unknown.  He married Mary Lester November 10, 1803 in Lunenburg Co., VA; born April 29, 1786 in Va.; died Unknown.

More About Francis Smithson and Mary Lester:
Marriage: November 10, 1803, Lunenburg Co., VA

     24     ii.     Briant Smithson, born 1769; died Unknown.
     25     iii.     Lewis Smithson, born Aft. 1769; died Unknown.
     26     iv.     Sally Smithson, born 1771; died Unknown.
     27     v.     Nancy Smithson, born Aft. 1771; died Unknown.


     7.  John S.3 Smithson (Francis Hugh2, John1) was born Abt. 1739 in Hanover Co., Va., and died December 1784 in Lunenberg Co., Va..  He married Drucilla Ann Walker Abt. 1764 in Lunenburg Co., Va., daughter of Sylvanus Walker and Martha Wade.  She was born Abt. 1744 in Virginia, and died Unknown.

Notes for John S. Smithson:
John Smithson is on the list of tithes for Lunenburg Co., 1775 - page 366

The Estate of John Smithson is on the list of tithes for Lunenburg County, 1783 - page 412.  He died intestate while a soldier in the Revolutionary War.  

There is a letter from John Smithson and his wife, Drusilla, givng permission for their daughter Drusilla, to marry William Pennington, Nov. 25, 1780, on record, Lunenburg Co. Is this the same as Delphia?

More About John Smithson and Drucilla Walker:
Marriage: Abt. 1764, Lunenburg Co., Va.
Children of John Smithson and Drucilla Walker are:
+     28     i.     Francis M.4 Smithson, born 1765 in Lunenburg, Va.; died 1852 in Maury, Tennessee.
     29     ii.     Delphia Ann Smithson, born Abt. 1767 in Lunenburg, Va.; died Unknown.  She married William Pennington November 25, 1780 in Lunenburg, Va.; born Abt. 1763 in Lunenburg, Va.; died Unknown.

Notes for Delphia Ann Smithson:
Could be Druscilla Ann

More About William Pennington and Delphia Smithson:
Marriage: November 25, 1780, Lunenburg, Va.

+     30     iii.     Clement S. Smithson, born November 10, 1768 in Lunenburg, Va.; died September 24, 1814 in Williamson, Tennessee.
     31     iv.     Charles Smithson, born Abt. 1776 in Lunenburg, Va.; died September 24, 1814 in Willamson, Tennessee.  He married Betsey Elizabeth Cheatham December 1800 in Lunenburg, Va.; born Unknown in Va.; died Unknown.

More About Charles Smithson and Betsey Cheatham:
Marriage: December 1800, Lunenburg, Va.

     32     v.     Nathaniel B. Smithson, born May 16, 1773; died Unknown.  He married Mary Polly Cheatham March 30, 1797 in Lunenburg Co., Va.; died Unknown.

Notes for Nathaniel B. Smithson:
Moved to Williamson Co., Tennessee,  about 1812/13

More About Nathaniel Smithson and Mary Cheatham:
Marriage: March 30, 1797, Lunenburg Co., Va.

     33     vi.     Sarah Wade Smithson, born Abt. 1775 in Lunenburg, Va.; died Unknown.  She married James Knott December 13, 1798 in Lunenburg Co., Va.; died Unknown.

Notes for Sarah Wade Smithson:
May have moved to Williamson Co., Tennessee.

More About James Knott and Sarah Smithson:
Marriage: December 13, 1798, Lunenburg Co., Va.

     34     vii.     John B. Smithson, born 1775 in Lunenburg Co., Va.; died Unknown.  He married Elizabeth Betsy Knott December 07, 1801 in Lunenburg Co., VA; died Unknown.

More About John Smithson and Elizabeth Knott:
Marriage: December 07, 1801, Lunenburg Co., VA

     35     viii.     Sylvanus B. Smithson, born Abt. 1777; died Unknown.
     36     ix.     Drusilla Smithson, born Abt. 1760 in Lunenburg Co., Va.; died Unknown.  She married William Pennington November 25, 1780 in Lunenburg Co., Va.; born Unknown; died Unknown.

More About William Pennington and Drusilla Smithson:
Marriage: November 25, 1780, Lunenburg Co., Va.


     9.  Manoah3 Smithson (Francis Hugh2, John1) was born Abt. 1742 in Louisa , Va., and died Aft. 1826.  He married Marah LNU.  She was born Unknown, and died Unknown.

Notes for Manoah Smithson:
Manoah Smithson is on the list of tithes for Lunenburg County - page 366.
Manoah Smithson is on the list of tithes for Lunenburg county - page 412.
Children of Manoah Smithson and Marah LNU are:
     37     i.     Pascal4 Smithson, born 1781; died Unknown.
     38     ii.     Male Child Smithson, born 1784; died Unknown.
     39     iii.     Female Child Smithson, born 1784; died Unknown.


     10.  Charles3 Smithson (Francis Hugh2, John1) was born Abt. 1744 in Louisa. Va., and died Unknown.  He married Lucy Shelburne 1772.  She was born Unknown, and died Unknown.

Notes for Charles Smithson:
Charles Smithson is on list of tithes for Lunenburg co., 1775 - page 366
Charles Smithson is on the list of tithes for Lunenburg County, 1783 - page 412.

More About Charles Smithson and Lucy Shelburne:
Marriage: 1772
Children of Charles Smithson and Lucy Shelburne are:
     40     i.     Christopher Todd4 Smithson, born Abt. 1775; died Unknown.  He married Elizabeth Shelburn June 19, 1797 in Lunenburg Co., VA; died Unknown.

More About Christopher Smithson and Elizabeth Shelburn:
Marriage: June 19, 1797, Lunenburg Co., VA

     41     ii.     Martha Smithson, born Abt. 1777; died Unknown.
     42     iii.     Lewis Lewellin Smithson, born Abt. 1779; died Unknown.
     43     iv.     Mildred Smithson, born 1786; died Unknown.
     44     v.     Stirling Tisdale Smithson, born Abt. 1788; died Unknown.
     45     vi.     Green Smithson, born Unknown; died Unknown.
     46     vii.     Nancy Smithson, born Unknown; died Unknown.
     47     viii.     Elizabeth Smithson, born Unknown; died Unknown.


     12.  Bartlett C.3 Smithson (Francis Hugh2, John1) was born Abt. 1748 in Lunenburg, Va., and died January 12, 1804.  He married Martha Williams 1779.  She was born Unknown, and died Unknown.

Notes for Bartlett C. Smithson:
Bartley Smithson is on the list of tithes for Lunenburg County, 1783 page 412.

More About Bartlett Smithson and Martha Williams:
Marriage: 1779
Child of Bartlett Smithson and Martha Williams is:
     48     i.     James Allen4 Smithson, born 1792; died Unknown.