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John Smith of West Virginia 1766 - 1850

My 4th great grandfather is John Smith. I believe he was born in Green County Pennsylvania about 1766. I have been using ancestry.com and created my family tree there. I am at a dead end finding who John Smith's father was. John Smith died December 22, 1850 in Monongalia County West Virginia. From what I have learned so far if it is correct, John Smith was married two times. In 1786 he married Elizabeth Davis and had 7 children. Then in 1816 he married Catherine Hess and had 9 children. John Smith is buried in Arnettsville, Monongalia, West Virginia.

My mother never married my father who was a Smith. She left him when I was 3 years old so I never knew any of my relatives on the Smith side of my family. I believe that someone that grew up in a close Smith family and who has a John Smith in their tree fitting the details above may be able to help me figure out who John Smith's father was.

If you see this post and believe you can help me, please let me know. My email is Randy60@md.metrocast.net.