William Smith

ID # 1095, (1790-1855)
BirthWilliam Smith was born in 1790. 
MarriageHe married Rachel Walters on 7 December 1809 at Pawlet, Vermont; What we have for a marriage record for William Smith and Rachel Walters is minimal. It is in the form of a filing card onto which the original information has obviously been copied. It appears in a database provided by Familysearch entitled Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954 004705227.

It reads:
Name of Groom William Smith
Name of Bride Rachel Walters
Residence of Groom Pawlet, Vermont
Date of Marriage December 7th A.D. 1809
Name of party officiating John Griswold, minister of the gospel.
Town Pawlet Vt. 1809
Gideon Adams, Town Clerk

Pawlet is in south-western Vermont and rather north-east of Schenectady, New York.

DeathHe died on 15 May 1855. 
BurialHe was buried at Sheffield Cemetery. 
NoteThere is evidence that William Smith and Rachel Walters were from Vermont. Son Joel's death registration places his birth in Vermont. (See William and Rachel's marriage information.)

William and Rachel's death dates are taken from the Hamilton Branch OGS transcription of Sheffield Cemetery.

Both William and Rachel made wills and both made provision for daughter Chloe Ann. 

Children of William Smith and Rachel Walters

Last Edited1 Mar 2018