[BOLD:] The Shaftesbury Precinct of Abemarle County NC was renamed as the Chowan Prc of Albemarle in 1685. [:BOLD] It was named for the Chowan Native American tribe which lived in the northeastern part of the Colony. John Smithwick Sr son of Edward Smithwick and Elizabeth Unknown was born bef 1700.
In 1717 John Smithwick owned John Smethwick acres in the tax list for , Chowan Co, NC.1 John Smethwick. John. 1717 Chowan Co NC: John Smethwick
1743 Chowan Co NC: John Smithwick
1757 Bertie Co NC: John Smethwick
1779 Martin Co NC: John Smethwick
1789 Benjamin Robason/Robertson bought property from John Smithwick in7 Nov 1789 in Martin Co NC
Apr 18 1719 executor of will of Frances (x) Beasley. Chowan precinctof Albemarle Co NC
Feb 25 1723 Bertie Co NC, John Smithwick witness the will of GeorgeClark
1755 Tyrrell Co NC: John Smithwick
1757 Bertie Co NC, Spellers Dist
Jan 2 1758 John Smithwick of Bertie Co was the executor of the estateof James Beasley. Most of the estate was left to his godson LukeSmithwick
Nov 7 1789 Benjamin Robason/Robertson bought property from JohnSmithwick in Martin Co NC.
[BOLD:] The Chowan Precinct of Abemarle County NC was renamed as Chowan Co NC in 1739. [:BOLD].
Martin Co NC was formed on Mar 2, 1774 from parts of Tyrrell and Halifax Counties.
John died in Bertie Co, NC.
John Smithwick was a resident in the in 1779 tax list for in Martin Co, NC. <[m]>.2
John died aft 1789. He married Sarah Speller.
Sarah Speller was the daughter of Thomas Speller ( - ) and Patience woThomasSpeller ( - ). She and John Smithwick had the following children:
CD 136 Colonial America, Pre-1790 Census Index. Custom Id: 531; personal copy.
North Carolina Taxpayers, Volume 2 1679-1790. Custom Id: 70; Love Houston Memorial Library, ,, Dothan, Houston Co, AL. Call Number: 929.3756 RAT.