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Sen. Daniel Smith

Male 1748 - 1818  (69 years)


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  • Name Daniel Smith 
    Title Sen. 
    Born 29 Oct 1748  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Political 1798-1799; 1805-1809  [1
    United States Senator for Tennessee. 
    Died 16 Jun 1818  Rock Castle Plantation, Sumner, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rock Castle Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave Memorial for Gen. Daniel Smith
    Findagrave Memorial for Gen. Daniel Smith
    Maintained by: Find A Grave
    Originally Created by: grave hunter
    Record added: Jul 20, 2002
    Photographed
    Find A Grave Memorial# 6624093
    Person ID I13855  Dickinson
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2015 

    Family Sarah Michie,   b. 30 Jan 1755,   d. 2 Apr 1831, Rock Castle Plantation, Sumner, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Smith,   b. 26 Apr 1781, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1857, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F4182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Oct 1748 - Stafford County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Veterans: War for Independence
    Veterans: War for Independence

  • Sources 
    1. [S207263] Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005, (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office 20xx), online., http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=S000524.
      "SMITH, Daniel, a Senator from Tennessee; born in Stafford County, Va., October 29, 1748; attended William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va.; became a surveyor; moved to Augusta County, Va.; deputy surveyor of Augusta County in 1773; fought in the Indian wars 1774; major of the Washington County militia; high sheriff of Augusta County in 1780; commissioned colonel in the Second Battalion and fought in several battles of the Revolution; moved to Sumner County, Tenn., at the close of the war; laid out the town of Nashville; member of the North Carolina convention which ratified the United States Constitution 1789; appointed by President George Washington secretary of the territory south of the Ohio River in 1790; member of the constitutional convention of 1796 to draw up a constitution for the new State of Tennessee; made the first map of Tennessee; general of State militia; appointed as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Andrew Jackson and served from October 6, 1798, to March 3, 1799; elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1805, to March 31, 1809, when he resigned; engaged in agricultural pursuits; died at his home, 'Rock Castle,' near Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tenn., June 16, 1818; interment in the family burial ground near his home."