Smith, Amos

Smith, Amos

Male 1816 - 1891  (74 years)

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  • Name Smith, Amos  [1
    Born 14 Jun 1816  Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 12 Sep 1850  West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1855  West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 12 Jun 1860  West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 5 Aug 1870  Castleton, New York City, Richmond County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 7 Jun 1880  Castleton, New York City, Richmond County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 7 Jan 1891  Staten Island Borough, New York City, Richmond County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I34709  Sackett | Descendants of John Sackett the Colonist, Descendants of Maria Sackett and Harvey Smith
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2022 

    Father Smith, Harvy / Harvey,   b. 20 May 1796, Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1876, Owego, Tioga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Sackett, Maria,   b. 1798, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1882, Owego, Tioga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1815 
    Children 6 children 
     1. Smith, Amos,   b. 14 Jun 1816, Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1891, Staten Island Borough, New York City, Richmond County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Smith, Loyal Timothy,   b. 22 Dec 1819, Knox County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1897, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Smith, Cynthia Maria,   b. 16 Sep 1821, Granville, Licking County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1899, Owego, Tioga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Smith, Rev. John C.,   b. 4 Jun 1826, St. Albans Township, Licking County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1890, Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     5. Smith, Ira Eugene,   b. 9 Jun 1829, Granville, Licking County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1894, Granite Station, Arizona Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Smith, Christiana,   b. Unknown,   d. Unknown
     
    Family ID F12379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wilcox, Jane,   b. 21 Apr 1821, Otis, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1863, West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1845  West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Smith, Theodore Edward,   b. 6 Sep 1849, West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1913, Richmond, Staten Island Borough, New York City, Richmond County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Smith, Ella Frances,   b. 19 Jun 1852, West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F12380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jun 1816 - Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Mar 1845 - West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Smith, Theodore Edward - 6 Sep 1849 - West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Sep 1850 - West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Smith, Ella Frances - 19 Jun 1852 - West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1855 - West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Jun 1860 - West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Aug 1870 - Castleton, New York City, Richmond County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 Jun 1880 - Castleton, New York City, Richmond County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jan 1891 - Staten Island Borough, New York City, Richmond County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Amos Smith was superintendent of iron mines, ans was deeply interested in geology and mineralogy, and was for 24 years superintendent of the Hudson Iron Co.'s mines at West Stockbridge; also for a time at Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y., and at Salsbury, Herkimer Co. Leter he went to Staten Island, where he operated a mine for 15 years. He was a conscientious and philentropic man, and much esteemed. He passed away at the age of 70 years. - [Dr. Dwight Smith; pgs 104-105]
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      1850 Census; West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
      12 Sept., 1850
      204/235
      Amos Smith, 32, M, Laborer, Conn.
      Jane Smith, 28, F, ---, Mass.
      Edward T. Smith, 9/12, M, ---, Mass.
      Mary Maloney, 15, F, ---, Ireland
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      1855 Massachusetts State Census; Berkshire County
      73/92
      Amos Smith, 39, M, Ct.
      Jane Smith, 34, F, Mass.
      Theodore Smith, 5, M, Mass.
      Ellen Smith, 2, F, Mass.
      Cathareine Whalin, 34, F, Ireland
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      1860 Census; West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
      Series: M653 Roll: 487 Page: 553; 12 June 1860
      Post Office: West Stockbridge
      296/283
      Amos Smith, 48, M, Mining, Conn.
      Jane Smith, 39, F, Housekeeper, Mass.
      Theodore Smith, 11, M, ---, Mass.
      Ella Smith, 8, F, ---, Mass.
      Catharine Whalan, 40, F, Servant, Ireland.
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      1870 Census; Town of Castleton, Richmond County, New York
      Page No. 270; 5 August, 1870
      Post Office: Tompkinsville, Staten Island
      1208/1591
      Smith, Amos, 53, M, W, Superintendent Mines, Iron, Massachusetts
      Smith, Theodore, 20, M, W, Clerk in Office, Massachusetts
      Smith, Ella, 18, F, W, At home, Massachusetts
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      1880 Census; Castleton, Richmond (Staten Island), New York City-Greater, New York
      Family History Library Film: 1254923
      NA Film No.: T9-0923; Page No.: 122
      Amos SMITH, Self, W, Male, W, 54, MA, Supt. Iron Mine, CT, CT
      Grant B. VROOM, SonL, M, Male, W, 27, NY, Carpenter, NY, NY
      Ella J. VROOM, Dau, M, Female, W, 27, MA, Keeping House, CT, CT
      Amos VROOM, Son, S, Male, W, 6, NY, At Home, NY, MA
      Laura VROOM, Dau, S, Female, W, 2, NY, At Home, NY, MA
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      TCS Note: Amos sometimes has been confused with another Amos Smith, b. Jun 1821 in Massachusetts. The two are not known to be related.

  • Sources 
    1. [S765] Dwight Smith, Smith, Dwight, (New York: Tobias A. Wright, Printer and Publisher; 1913), 76, 104 (Reliability: 2).
      Page 76:

      HARVY8 SMITH

      75

      Family of Harvy8 Smith and Mariah Sacket. He of the sixth generation from Ralph1 (Harvey,6 Dr. Amos,5 Solomon,4 James,3 Daniel,2 Ralph1).

      And the seventh generation from Thomas1 Rogers (Harvey,7 Dr. Amos,6 Solomon,5 Hannah4 Smith, nee Rogers, John2 Rogers, Lieut. Joseph2 Rogers, Thomas1 Rogers).

      And the seventh generation from Stephen1 Hopkins (Harvey,7 Dr. Amos,6 Susanna5 Smith, nee Snow, Benjamin4 Snow, Lieut. Joseph3, Constance2 Snow, nee Hopkins, Stephen1 Hopkins.

      Harvy7, son of Dr. Amos and Christiana (Phelps) Smith, b. May 20, 1796, at Sandisfield, Mass.; d. July 12, 1876, at Owego, N.Y., aged 80 years; m. Maria Sacket. She b. 1798; d, June 25, 1882, at Owego, N. Y., aged 84 yeaars. Harvey Smith was the 11th of Dr. Amos Smith's 14 children, all b. at Sandisfield, Mass. He was a man of large and powerful build, as were three of his sons, Loyal T., Rev. John C., and Ira Eugene, all being men of strong religious convictions. Rev. John C, was an eloquent and convincing Baptist preacher, respected and loved by all. Harvy6 Smith appears to have be a mand fond of change of locality, as he moved about a good deal, remaining but a fe years in one place. He was a farmer and distiller in hos earlier days. He married Maria Sacket. They spent the later days with their daughter, Mrs. Cynthia M. Newell.

      Their children were:

      112 i. Amos, b. at Sandisfield, Mass., June 14, 1816.
      113 ii. Loyal Timothy, b. Dec. 22, 1819, at Knox Co., Ohio.
      114 iii. Cynthia M., b. Sept. 16, 1821, at Grandville, Ohio.
      115 iv. John C., (Rev.), b. June 4, 1826, at Albinas, Ohio.
      116 v. Ira Eugene, b. June 9, 1829, at Grandville, Ohio.

      There was also a daughter, Christiana, who d. young (no records).

      [TCS NOTE: Throughout the rest of the book, Harvy sometimes is spelled Harvy and sometimes Harvey in the lineage of his descendants.]


      Page 104:

      AMOS7 SMITH, son of Harvy6 and Maria Sacket Smith (Dr. Amos,5 Solomon,4 James,3 Daniel,2 Ralph1),

      b. at Sandisfield, Mass., June 17, 1821; d. at Staten Island, N. Y., Jan. 7, 1891. He m. Jane Wilcox, at West Stockbridge, Mass., March 26, 1845. She b. at west Stockbridge, in 1822; d. March 20, 1862, at West Stockbridge. He was superintendent of iron mines, and was deply interested in geology and mineralogy, and was for 24 years superintendent of the Hudson iron Co.'s mines at West Stockbridge; also for a time at Clinton, oneida Co., N. Y., and at Salsbury, Herkimer

      Page 105:

      Co. Later he went to Staten Island, where he operated a mine for 15 years. He was a conscientious and philanthropic man, and much esteemed. He passed away at the age of 70 years.

      They had but one son and a daughter:

      154 i. Theodore Edward, b. Sept. 6, 1849, at West Stockbridge, Mass. He resides at Staten Island, and has 6 children.
      155 ii. Ella Francis, b. June 19, 1852, at West Stockbridge, Mass. Her residence is at Ridgefield Park, N. J., and has 3 children. Amos Smith was of the 7th generation from Ralph Smyth and the 8th generation from Thomas Rogers and Stephen Hopkins, two of the Mayflower passengers.

    2. [S2357] Massachusetts, U.S., Compiled Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1700-1850, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 10 Sep 2022.
      Name: Amos Smith
      Marriage Age: 28
      Birth Date: abt 1817
      Marriage Date: 27 Mar 1845
      Marriage Place: West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA
      Father: Harvey Smith
      Mother: Maria Smith
      Spouse: Jane Wilcox

      "Smith, Amos, 28, miner, b. Colebrook, Conn., s. Harvey and Maria of 'North East N.Y.', and Jane Wilcox, 24, b. Otis, d. Chauncey and Mary Ann, Mar. 27, 1845." [Footnote: Intention not recorded]

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S506] 1850 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3).
      1850 Census; West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
      12 Sept., 1850
      204/235
      Amos Smith, 32, M, Laborer, Conn.
      Jane Smith, 28, F, ---, Mass.
      Edward T. Smith, 9/12, M, ---, Mass.
      Mary Maloney, 15, F, ---, Ireland

      Researched by Thurmon King

    4. [S292] Massachusetts, State Census, 1855, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 3).
      1855 Massachusetts State Census; West Stockbridge, Berkshire County
      73/92
      Amos Smith, 39, M, Ct.
      Jane Smith, 34, F, Mass.
      Theodore Smith, 5, M, Mass.
      Ellen Smith, 2, F, Mass.
      Cathareine Whalin, 34, F, Ireland

      Researched by Thurmon King; updated by Ted Smith

    5. [S500] 1860 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3).
      1860 Census; West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
      Series: M653 Roll: 487 Page: 553; 12 June 1860
      Post Office: West Stockbridge
      296/283
      Amos Smith, 48, M, Mining, Conn.
      Jane Smith, 39, F, Housekeeper, Mass.
      Theodore Smith, 11, M, ---, Mass.
      Ella Smith, 8, F, ---, Mass.
      Catharine Whalan, 40, F, Servant, Ireland.

      Researched by Thurmon King

    6. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3).
      1870 Census; Town of Castleton, Richmond County, New York
      Page No. 270; 5 August, 1870
      Post Office: Tompkinsville, Staten Island
      1208/1591
      Smith, Amos, 53, M, W, Superintendent Mines, Iron, Massachusetts
      Smith, Theodore, 20, M, W, Clerk in Office, Massachusetts
      Smith, Ella, 18, F, W, At home, Massachusetts

      Researched by Thurmon King

    7. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 11 Sep 2022.
      1880 Census; Castleton, Richmond (Staten Island), New York City-Greater, New York
      Enumeration Date; 7 Jun 1880
      Family History Library Film: 1254923
      NA Film No.: T9-0923; Page No.: 122
      Amos SMITH, Self, W, Male, W, 54, MA, Supt. Iron Mine, CT, CT
      Grant B. VROOM, SonL, M, Male, W, 27, NY, Carpenter, NY, NY
      Ella J. VROOM, Dau, M, Female, W, 27, MA, Keeping House, CT, CT
      Amos VROOM, Son, S, Male, W, 6, NY, At Home, NY, MA
      Laura VROOM, Dau, S, Female, W, 2, NY, At Home, NY, MA

      Researched by Thurmon King; updated by Ted Smith

    8. [S1879] New York, U.S., Death Index, 1852-1956, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 11 Sep 2022.
      Name: Amos Smith
      Death Date: 7 Jan 1891
      Death Place: Castleton, New York, USA
      Certificate Number: 1084

      Researched by Ted Smith

    9. [S765] Dwight Smith, Smith, Dwight, (New York: Tobias A. Wright, Printer and Publisher; 1913), 104 (Reliability: 2).
      Page 104:

      AMOS7 SMITH, son of Harvy6 and Maria Sacket Smith (Dr. Amos,5 Solomon,4 James,3 Daniel,2 Ralph1),

      b. at Sandisfield, Mass., June 17, 1821; d. at Staten Island, N. Y., Jan. 7, 1891. He m. Jane Wilcox, at West Stockbridge, Mass., March 26, 1845. She b. at west Stockbridge, in 1822; d. March 20, 1862, at West Stockbridge. He was superintendent of iron mines, and was deply interested in geology and mineralogy, and was for 24 years superintendent of the Hudson iron Co.'s mines at West Stockbridge; also for a time at Clinton, oneida Co., N. Y., and at Salsbury, Herkimer

      Page 105:

      Co. Later he went to Staten Island, where he operated a mine for 15 years. He was a conscientious and philanthropic man, and much esteemed. He passed away at the age of 70 years.

      They had but one son and a daughter:

      154 i. Theodore Edward, b. Sept. 6, 1849, at West Stockbridge, Mass. He resides at Staten Island, and has 6 children.
      155 ii. Ella Francis, b. June 19, 1852, at West Stockbridge, Mass. Her residence is at Ridgefield Park, N. J., and has 3 children. Amos Smith was of the 7th generation from Ralph Smyth and the 8th generation from Thomas Rogers and Stephen Hopkins, two of the Mayflower passengers.


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