Obadiah Smith

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Obadiah Smith, son of Obadiah Smith and Susannah Stephens, was born at Smithtown, Suffolk Co., New York, 1 March 1720/21.1 He died at Smithtown, 20 June 1794.1

Obadiah married (1) Elizabeth Chichester, daughter of David Chichester and Anna Bayley / Bales, who was of Huntington, New York, 19 January 1747/48;2,3 he married (2) Sarah (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), 20 September 1774.2

Obadiah left a will dated 27 June 1792, and, proved 9 Jul 1794, mentioning:
his wife, Sarah;
property to his eldest son, William, for life, and afterward to grandson “Siah”;
legacies to two grandsons, Thomas and Prior, and to their sister Mary, and to “Susannah my daughter-in—law during her widowhood”;
makes his three sons, William, David, and Lucius, and children of his deceased son, Samuel, equal residuary heirs.2

Family 1

Elizabeth Chichester b. 9 Oct 1726, d. 15 Oct 1769

Family 2

Sarah (…) d. aft. 27 Jun 1792
This person was last edited on17 Dec 2017


  1. [S1989] Frederick Kinsman Smith, The Family of Richard Smith of Smithtown, Long Island: 10 Generations (Smithtown, New York: The Smithtown Historical Society, 1967), 96, 158, further cited as Smith, Family of Richard Smith.
  2. [S1989] Smith, Family of Richard Smith, 158.
  3. [S2020] Elmer Clarence Anderson and Thelma Chidester Anderson, The Chidester-Chichester Heritage (Utah: [Chidester Family Organization], [1977?]), 30, further cited as Anderson and Anderson, Chidester-Chichester.