Ancestors and Descendents of D&P Mendheim


Samuel N. Black.Samuel married Judith Grier.

Judith Grier [Parents] was born on 7 Jan 1816. She married Samuel N. Black.


Hugh McCauley.Hugh married Adeline Grier.

Adeline Grier [Parents] was born on 10 Nov 1818. She married Hugh McCauley.


Robert Alexander Grier [Parents] was born on 20 Dec 1823 in Alabama. He married Mildred Jane Fitzpatrick about 1854 in Harrison County, Texas.

Mildred Jane Fitzpatrick [Parents].Mildred married Robert Alexander Grier about 1854 in Harrison County, Texas.


Rene Fitzpatrick.Rene married Mildred Mahone.

Mildred Mahone.Mildred married Rene Fitzpatrick.

They had the following children:

  F i Mildred Jane Fitzpatrick.

Colonel Francis Smith [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born about 1705 in Essex County, Virginia. He died about 1762 in Essex County, Virginia. He married Lucy Meriwether about 1729 in Virginia.

Other marriages:
Adams, Ann

Colonel Francis Smith, son of Captain Nicholas Smith, of South FarnhamParish in the county of Essex, Virginia, was vestryman and justice,1740; major of horse, 1753, and afterwards colonel and member of theHouse of Burgesses for Essex County, 1752-'58. His will was dated 5Mar., 1760 and proved 15 Mar, 1762, In the will he disposed of a largeestate, mentioning, besides his children, his wife Anne, who receivedfor her life in lieu of dower:
"half of all my lands at the lower church in South Farnham Parish",other lands then in possession of her mother, Mrs. Tabitha (Cocke)Adams, widow of Ebenezar Adams, of New Kent County, eleven designatedslaves, riding chair and horses, other horses, thirty head of cattle,twenty sheep, hogs, farming implements, "looking glass in the chamberover the hall; a dressing glass which stands in the lower chamber; twoof my best beds and furniture; two black walnut tables; one dozenchairs, now standing in the hall; all my plate and china; half thekitchen furniture, and my black walnut desk".

To friend Thomas Adams (brother-in-law) "a mourning ring of the priceof two guineas"; son Meriwether "choice of my swords"; "my books tobe equally divided among my three sons (Meriwether, Francis, William)"; wife Anne, son Meriwether, and friend Thomas Adams executors.

He married, first, about 1729, Lucy, daughter of Francis and Mary(Bathurst) Meriwether, of Essex, who was living 21 Oct., 1740. Hemarried, secondly, about 1747-'48, Anne (died 1775), daughter ofEbenezar Adams, gent., of New Kent Co., and Tabitha Cocke, his wife,daughter of Richard Cocke (the third), of "Bremo", Henrico Co., andAnne Bowler, his wife

The children mentioned in the will were:
1. Meriwether Smith (mother was Lucy Meriwether)
2. Mary Smith (mother was Lucy Meriwether)
3. Elizabeth Smith (mother was Lucy Meriwether)
4. Francis Smith (mother was Anne Adams)
5. William Smith (mother was Anne Adams)
6. Anne Smith (mother was Anne Adams)

*Genealogy of the Smith Family of Essex County, Virginia by C. W.Coleman, William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine,Volume 6, No. 1 (July 1897)

Lucy Meriwether [Parents] 1, 2 was born 3 in 1705. She married Colonel Francis Smith about 1729 in Virginia.

They had the following children:

  M i Meriwether Smith was born in 1730. He died on 25 Jan 1790.
  F ii Mary Smith died in 1787.
  F iii Elizabeth (Nancy?) Smith.

Captain Nicholas Smith [Parents] was born about 1680. He died before 16 Aug 1757. He married Anne LNU Smith.

Capt. Nicholas Smith of South Farnham Parish, in the county of Essex,was appointed a justice between 1720 and 1730, and was vestryman in1739. He gave a bond as sheriff and collector in 1730. By deed, dated15 July, 1729, he conveyed to his son Francis 400 acres of land inEssex, "being the dwelling plantation of the said Nicholas Smith;" andin 1733 conveyed land by deed to his son Nicholas Smith, Jr.Administration on his estate was granted 16 August, 1757, to his sonNicholas the petition setting forth that he died intestate, and thatFrancis Smith was the elder son, but resigned his "right ofadministration" to his brother.

Anne LNU Smith.Anne married Captain Nicholas Smith.

They had the following children:

  M i Colonel Francis Smith was born about 1705. He died about 1762.
  M ii Nicholas Smith Jr. died about 1757.

Ebenezer Adams [Parents] was born about 1693 in New Kent County, Virginia. He died on 12 Jun 1735 in New Kent County, Virginia. He married Tabitha Cocke.

Tabitha Cocke [Parents] was born about 1697. She married Ebenezer Adams.

They had the following children:

  M i Richard Adams was born about 1721. He died on 12 Sep 1721.
  F ii Bowler Adams was born on 19 Apr 1722. She died on 26 Nov 1726.
  M iii William Adams was born on 4 Jul 1724. He died before 25 Aug 1763.
  M iv Richard Adams was born on 17 May 1726. He died on 2 Aug 1800.
  F v Tabitha Adams was born on 7 Jul 1728.
  M vi Thomas Adams was born about 1730. He died - 22 Oct 1788.
  F vii Ann Adams was born about 1731. She died in 1775.
  F viii Sarah Adams was born on 7 Jul 1734. She died about 1778.

William Smith [Parents] was born about 1755 in Essex County, Virginia. He died on 16 May 1785. He married Mary Belfield.

Mary Belfield [Parents] was born on 17 Feb 1753. She married William Smith.

They had the following children:

  M i Francis Smith.
  M ii William Smith Jr..
  F iii Anne Adams Smith.
  F iv Elizabeth Smith.
  F v Alice Smith.

Francis Meriwether.Francis married Mary Bathurst.

Mary Bathurst.Mary married Francis Meriwether.

They had the following children:

  F i Lucy Meriwether was born in 1705.

Meriwether Smith [Parents] was born in 1730 in Essex County, Virginia. He died on 25 Jan 1790. He married Alice Lee in 1760.

Other marriages:
Daingerfield, Elizabeth

The following extracts are from letters that were in the posssessionof Bathurst Lee Smith, Esq., of Knoxville, Tenn. From an unfinishedletter written by Gov. Geo. William Smith shortly before his death -
"Inclosed you will find a copy of the paper entitled The AmericanCrisis, which was written by my father [Meriwether4 Smith] in 1776,and also of the notes enclosed of the proceedings which were thenmoved by himself and adopted by the General Assembly, and which may beseen in the Journal of that session. I have also the originalmanuscript of the Bill of Rights as written by him. Besides these, Ifind among his papers many others, that you may choose to peruse atyour leisure, respecting alliance with France, of which he was inCongress the most zealous, and not the least powerful, advocate; thenegotiations for peace; the instructions relative to both, which weredrawn by him; reflections upon the report of the Secretary of theTreasury relative to the funding system, &c., &c., and which I willwith pleasure furnish. The copy inclosed in intended for your ownperusal. However, I should not object to your friend Mr. Strodeseeing it; but as hitherto I have had, so now I have, reasons why Ishould not show his papers, or speak generally of the services of myfather in the commencement of and during the Revolution. Theevidences of his patriotism show that it was not less influential indirecting and fixing the destinies of his country than it was bold andmanly and honourable for himself".

Alice Lee [Parents].Alice married Meriwether Smith in 1760.

Other marriages:
Clarke, Thomas

They had the following children:

  F i Alice Lee Smith.
  M ii George William Smith was born in 1762. He died on 26 Dec 1811.

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