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Family Sheet
Name: Josiah Smith Note Born: 15 Sep 1731 at Cainhoy, St. Thomas Parish, South Carolina Married: Abt 1758 Died: Father: Josiah Smith Reverend Mother: Elizabeth Darrell
Name: Mary Elizabeth Stevens Born: 1741 Died: 1795
Name: Elizabeth Smith Born: 1759 Died:
Name: Samuel Smith Born: 1761 Died: Wife: Caroline Tennent
Name: Mary Smith Born: 1762 Died:
Name: Elizabeth Smith Born: 1765 Died: Husband: George Smith
Name: William Stevens Smith Born: 1774 Died: 1837 Wife: Juliet Lee Waring
Name: Edward Darrell Smith Dr. Born: Abt 1776 Died: 1819 Wife: Sarah Tucker North
Name: Josiah Smith Born: 1778 Died: 1780
Name: Ann Martha Smith Born: 1780 Died: 1858 Husband: Charles Tennent
1). Josiah Smith, Jr. was born September 15, 1731, in Cainhoy , St. Thomas s Parish, South Carolina, the son of the Rever end Josiah Smith 1704 1781 and Elizabeth Darrell 171017 59 . The Reverend Smith received his education at Harvard a nd served as Presbyterian pastor at Cainhoy until about 174 9, when he suffered a paralyzing stroke. Sometime after tha t year the family moved to Charleston, where Josiah Smith , Jr., lived until his death in 1826. The only years the yo unger Smith spent away from Charleston were during the Brit ish occupation of the city from 1780 to 1783. Josiah Smith, Jr. was a merchant in Charleston, carrying o n several enterprises. Besides operating his own business , he ran an import company with his cousin, George Smith, o f Goose Creek, and his brother in law, Edward Darrell, of C harleston. The three jointly owned a ship, the Carolina Soc iety, which they sold in 1771, and were partners with Danie l DeSaussure and James Poyas of London in a retail drygoo ds store in Beaufort, managed by DeSaussure. Smith s othe r business activities included acting as an agent and deb t collector for individuals living elsewhere but owning pro perty in South Carolina and as an executor of several estat es. One of his major activities was acting as resident mana ger of at least two plantations owned by English resident G eorge Austin. Smith was a member of the Independent Circular Congregatio nal Church of Charleston, which he called the Congregatio n Church. He involved himself heavily in local church affa irs, and frequently served as the southern agent for lotter ies sponsored by northern churches trying to raise funds t o build schools. From the outbreak of American English hostilities, Smith su pported the Revolution. Early in the Revolutionary period h e served in the South Carolina General Assembly. He later a cted as agent for the United States Lottery to raise mone y for the war effort, and loaned 100,000 of his own, as wel l as money of his clients, to the state. During the siege o f Charleston, he served on garrison duty with the troop s defending the city, and in common with other inhabitants , became a prisoner of war on parole at the capitulation. H e was one of a group of thirty seven Charlestonians who, i n spite of the parole, were sent to St. Augustine, Florida , in 1780. Smith remained in St. Augustine for about a year , when the British exchanged him and sent him to Philadelph ia. Joined there by his father, wife, and children, who ha d been ordered to leave Charleston for refusing to swear al legiance to the crown, Smith remained in Philadelphia unti l early 1783. After the war Smith sought to rebuild his business and fina ncial affairs. He, George Smith, and Daniel DeSaussure form ed a new mercantile firm, importing merchandise and operati ng two drygoods stores, one at Beaufort and one at Georgeto wn. Smith left the merchant business in 1790 when he receiv ed an appointment as cashier of the Branch Bank of the Unit ed States, in which capacity he served until 1810. In 1758 Smith married Mary Stevens 1741 1795 . He wrote i n 1780 that they had twelve children, six of whom three bo ys and three girls were then living. The names of his chil dren that are known are Elizabeth b. 1759 , Samuel b. 176 1 , Elizabeth b. 1765 , Mary b. 1762 , William Stevens 1 774 1837 , Edward Darrell, Ann Martha 1780 1858 , and Josi ah Smith, III 1778 1780. Samuel married Caroline Tennent Elizabeth b. 1765 married her cousin George Smith, Jr. Mary remained unmarried William Stevens married Juliett e Lee Waring in 1796 Edward Darrell married Sarah Tucker N orth in 1802 and Ann Martha married Charles Tennent in 180 1.

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