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Richard Penn Smith
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1799
Death: Aug. 12, 1854

Lawyer. Editor. Author. Among his twenty plays are: My Uncle's Wedding and The Sentinels, The Disowned, and The Deformed. A successful prose work was entitled Colonel Crockett's Exploits. Buried with him are the infant children borne by his first wife Eleanor Matilda Blodget Lincoln. The children were: Eleanor, Duncan, Helen, and Emma. Horace Wemyss Smith (18251891), was the only child to survive to adulthood. After the death of Eleanor, Smith married Isabella Stratton Knisell; they had five children. They lived in his father's country home at the Falls of the Schuylkill. 
Family links: 
  William Smith (1726 - 1803)
  Isabella Stratton Knisell Smith (1812 - 1880)*
  Richard Penn Smith (1837 - 1887)*
  Isabella Penn Smith Fleming (1839 - 1910)*
  Eliza Arnold Smith Gould (1841 - 1898)*
  Isabella Smith (____ - 1801)*
  William Moore Smith (____ - 1821)*
  Williamina Elizabeth Smith Goldsborough (1762 - 1790)*
  Richard Penn Smith (1799 - 1854)
*Calculated relationship
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section G Lot 310
Created by: rjschatz
Record added: Aug 17, 2008
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Richard Penn Smith
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Richard Penn Smith
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Richard Penn Smith
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Rest in peace, cousin.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Jul. 16, 2014

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