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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Col. Benjamin Stoddert Smoot

Male 1781 - 1844  (63 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Stoddert Smoot  [1
    Title Col. 
    Born 1781  Wicomico Fields, Charles, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Military 26 Jul 1813  Burnt Corn Creek, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    In the Battle of Burnt Corn Creek, Smoot led a column of militia under Col. James Caller against Peter McQueen, Josiah Francis, and High Head Jim. Caller initially achieved surprise, but as fighting turned to looting, his force was routed by the Redstick counter-attack.  
    Military 13 Dec 1813  White Hall, Lowndes, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Led militia under Gen. Ferdinand Claiborne during the assault on the Holy Ground. 
    Died 1844  Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I6568  Dickinson
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2017 

    Father Edward Smoot,   b. 1724, Wicomico Fields, Charles, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1795, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Magdalene Stoddert 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married By 1767 
    Family ID F4084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Harriet Mims,   b. 1792, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 1808  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Adaline Smoot,   b. 31 Oct 1809, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1896, Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
     2. Edward Smoot
     3. Margaret Smoot
    +4. Susan Smoot,   b. 1824, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [Birth]
     5. William Smoot,   d. 1861, Richmond, Henrico, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F1774  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne McGuire,   b. Abt 1812, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Benjamin Hugh Smoot,   b. 1835, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1899, Selma, Dallas, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F1773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1781 - Wicomico Fields, Charles, Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1808 - Baldwin County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Led militia under Gen. Ferdinand Claiborne during the assault on the Holy Ground. - 13 Dec 1813 - White Hall, Lowndes, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1844 - Mobile, Mobile, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Smoot, Benjamin Stoddert
    Smoot, Benjamin Stoddert
    The Smoots of Maryland and Virginia : a genealogical history of William Smute, boatright, of Hampton, Virginia, and Pickawaxon, Maryland, with a history of his descendants to the present generation, Newman, Harry Wright, (Washington, D.C.: unknown, 1936), 24
    Smoot, Benjamin Stoddert
    Smoot, Benjamin Stoddert
    The Smoots of Maryland and Virginia : a genealogical history of William Smute, boatright, of Hampton, Virginia, and Pickawaxon, Maryland, with a history of his descendants to the present generation, Newman, Harry Wright, (Washington, D.C.: unknown, 1936), 25

  • Sources 
    1. [S355] Innerarity v. Heirs of Mims, 1 Ala. 660, 663 (1840).

    2. [S336369] The Smoots of Maryland and Virginia : a genealogical history of William Smute, boatright, of Hampton, Virginia, and Pickawaxon, Maryland, with a history of his descendants to the present generation, Newman, Harry Wright, (Washington, D.C.: unknown, 1936), 25.

    3. [S336314] History of Alabama and Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi, Albert James Pickett, (Sheffield, Alabama: Robert C. Randolph, 1896), 521-522.

    4. [S336314] History of Alabama and Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi, Albert James Pickett, (Sheffield, Alabama: Robert C. Randolph, 1896), 573.