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Smith Family Forum


AHGP Manhattan Website


ConnorsGenealogy Smith/Smythe Webpages





Smiths in 1800 Federal Census, New York City

1822-23 Brooklyn Directory, Smith/Smythe entries

1833-34 Brookyn Directory, Smith/Smythe entries

1854 Kings Co., Williamsburg Directory, Smith/Smythe entries

1816-29 New York City directories, assorted Smith entries, a few deaths

1843-44 New York City directory, all Smith and Smyth entries, actual pages

1847-48 New York City directory, all Smith entries, actual pages

1850 Federal Census, Williamsburg Mortality Schedule for Smiths

Brooklyn 1st Methodist Episcopal Church, Smith births/baptisms

Brooklyn 1st Methodist Episcopal Church, Smith marriages

Brooklyn 1st Methodist Episcopal Church, Smith member list

1850-51 Williamsburgh City Directory, all Smith entries

Brooklyn Smith Deaths, 1870

Brooklyn Smith Deaths, 1872 with a few from 1871

 Smith Baptisms at St. Ann's Episcopal Church 1836-1869

 Smith Marriages at St. Ann's Episcopal Church 1831-1869

 Smith Deaths at St. Ann's Episcopal Church 1835-1870

 Smiths found in transcription of Tombstones in & around Churchyard
in the Village of Gravesend, Kings Co., NY

 Smiths found in transcription of Tombstones,
Cemetery of the Reformed Dutch Church, New Utrecht, L.I., NY

 Smiths found in transcription in & around Churchyard
in the Village of Flatlands, Kings Co., NY

1865 New York State Census, Kings County, Smiths in Kings County NY


***Check out the NYC and Smith/Smythe sections for new records***