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William Smith
Birth: Sep. 20, 1751
Bucks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1837
Spartanburg
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA

US Congressman. He moved to South Carolina with his father in 1765 and became a plantation owner in Spartanburg. He served during the Revolutionary War, attaining the rank of Captain and later serving as a Major in the South Carolina militia. Smith served in several local, county and state offices, including County Court Judge from 1785 to 1797, and the South Carolina Senate from 1790 to 1796. In 1796 he was elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democratic-Republican and served one term, 1797 to 1799. Smith did not run for reelection in 1798 and returned to operating his plantation. He served in the State Senate again from 1810 to 1818. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mourning Bearden Smith (1763 - 1842)*
 
 Children:
  Elihu Penquite Smith (1804 - 1878)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Smith Cemetery
Glenn Springs
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: May 10, 2008
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William Smith
Added by: Bill McKern
 
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- BETTY JEAN SMITH BROWN
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- Linda Davis
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