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Pensford church

St Thomas 'a Becket Church
Pensford, Somerset

Photo taken 1998

Thomas SMITH m 1765 Elizabeth TURNER
The entries on this page are from various sources. If anyone can confirm the truth of any dates and places concerning this family I would be very pleased to hear from them.

Thomas SMITH The Elder (b abt 1741) bur 9 Mar 1836 Pensford St Thomas, Somerset, England [Keynshamhundred Pensford Burials 1760-1838 transcribed by David Moore]

Thomas SMITH otp m 7 Apr 1765 Pensford St Thomas, Somerset, England, Elizabeth TURNER otp by Banns, Witnesses: Ann FLOWER, Samuel PRICE [Keynshamhundred Pensford Marriages 1754-1812 transcribed by Davod Moore]
Elizabeth TURNER b abt 1747 Somerset, and Elizabeth SMITH d 19 Feb 1840 aged 88 yrs Publow, widow of Thomas SMITH, a halter, of decay of nature [She has Ancestral File Number RQ11-SN GEDCOM file imported from Rootsweb 5 Dec 2000 by Debra Persson]

Twelve possible children of Thomas SMITH and Elizabeth TURNER:
This list is tentative because it shows entries submitted to the IGI which need to be verified from parish records.

1. Nancy SMITH chr 26 and 28 Mar 1766 St Thomas Pensford, Somerset, England d/o Thos SMITH/Elizth [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7408410 Sheet 59]

2. Thomas SMITH (the Younger) chr 29 Jan 1769 St Thomas, Pensford, Somerset, England s/o Thomas SMITH (the Elder) and Elizth (TURNER) [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7408410 Sheet 58]
Thomas SMITH d 1 Sep 1836 Pensford [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7408410 Sheet 58]
Thomas SMITH m 5 Jan 1790 Somerset, Emma/Jemima JEFFERIES [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7408410 Sheet 58]
Thomas SMITH m 5 Jan 1790 Jemima JEFFERIES (JC)

(Neil Dunn has searched all marriages in North Somerset 1754 to 1837 and has concluded that there is no marriage of a Thomas Smith and Jemima (or Emma) Jefferies.)
Jemima JEFFERIES b 1775 Publow, Somerset (JC)

3. Betty SMITH b 1769 Pensford, Somerset, England, Thomas SMITH/Elizabeth, d 3 Dec 1769 [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7700603 Sheet 16]
Also Betty SMITH d 18 Feb 1772 Publow, Pensford (Debra Persson)

4. Mary SMITH chr 4 Jul 1770 St Thomas, Pensford, Somerset, England, Thos SMITH/Elizth [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7408410 Sheet 58]

5. Sarah SMITH chr 14 Feb 1773 St Thomas, Pensford, Somerset, England, Thos SMITH/Elizth [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7408410 Sheet 58]

6. Hester SMITH chr 12 May 1776 St Thomas, Pensford, Somerset, England, Thos SMITH/Elizth [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7408410 Sheet 57]

7. Joseph SMITH chr 11 Apr 1779 St Thomas, Pensford, Somerset, England s/o Thomas SMITH/Elizabeth, d 1781 [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7408410 Sheet 57]

8. Jonathan Hewbett SMITH chr 20 Jun 1781 St Thomas, Pensford, Somerset, England, Thos SMITH/Betty, d 23 Jun 1784 Pensford [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 740841 Sheet 12] Not likely to be chr two months before Betsey below)
Also Jonathan Hewbett SMITH chr 25 May 1783 St Thomas, Pensford, Somerset, England, Thos SMITH/Betty, d 28 Sep 1781 Pensford [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 740841 Sheet 12] (Obvious error - impossible to died before birth. Here we have 2 different chr dates and 2 different death dates. Perhaps he was a twin of the second Joseph below, chr on the same day and died 23 Jun 1784)

9. Betsey SMITH chr 12 Aug 1781 Publow, Somerset, England, Thomas SMITH/Elizabeth [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7408410 Sheet 60]

10. Joseph SMITH chr 25 May 1783 St Thomas, Pensford, Somerset, England, Thos SMITH/Elizth, d 7 Jun 1784 [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7408410 Sheet 57]

11. Jonathan Hewbett SMITH chr 20 JUN 1784 St Thomas, Pensford, Somerset, England, s/o Thos SMITH/Betty, d 23 JUN 1786 [Submitted to IGI Batch Number: 7408411 Sheet 12]

12. Hannah Turner SMITH chr 30 Apr 1786 Pensford, Somerset, England, Thomas SMITH/Eliz. [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7408411 Sheet 11]
Also Hannah Turner SMITH chr 30 Apr 1796 Pensford, Somerset, England, Thomas SMITH/Eliz. [Submitted to IGI Batch Number 7700603 Sheet 17] (perhaps should be1786?)

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