Capt. John Smith
Thomas Smith
(Abt 1765-Bef 1842)
Nancy Smith
(-Bef 1836)


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Thomas H. Berry

Nancy Smith 1

  • Marriage: Thomas H. Berry on 17 Sep 1805 in , Clark, Kentucky, USA 1 2
  • Died: Bef 1836 1

bullet   Another name for Nancy was Mary Smith.3


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Census, 1830, , Henry, Kentucky, USA. 4
[This census data fits for Thomas H Berry and his son David (enumerated on the next line). If it is Thomas H. Berry, Nancy could be one of the older females.]

1830 United States Federal Census
about Thomas Berry Name: Thomas Berry
Home in 1830: , Henry, Kentucky

Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 7
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 5
Total Free White Persons: 12
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 12

Source Citation: 1830 U S Census: , Henry, Kentucky, Page: 260; NARA Roll: M19-37; Family History Film: 0007816.

Probate: will and codicil, 16 Jun 1837, , Clark, Kentucky, USA. 1
two images attached
[page] 273
Smiths } I Thomas Smith Senr of Clark County and State of Kentucky man of
Will } 84 years and of sound and discerning mind do make the
following as my last will and testament hereby revoking any previous
codicil which I may have heretofore made after the payment of my
financial expenses and just debts I dispose of my estate which may
remain as follows to wit
I devise to my wife Judith Smith may four negroes to with Esttien
Mary Charles and Abraham to hold during her life or widowhood and
as much of my household and Kitchen furniture and stock and farm-
ing utensils including the ox cart as she may choose to keep also
to be held by her during her life or widowhood which is the whole
portion of my estate which I intend her to have
and said estate I devise and bequeath to my wife I wish at her
death to be equally divided among my children and grand children
and great grand children to wit Benjamin W Smith Martha Ragland
Charles L Smith Thomas Smith Mary Jewell Mildred Vance Thomas N
Quisenberry and Mildred Jane Quisenberry children of my deceased
daughter Elizabeth Quisenberry (said grand children to count in said
division as one person) and David H. Berry William B Berry Robt
A Berry Martha Berry Susan Berry Lucy Berry Benjamin F. Berry
John M Berry children of Mary Berry deceased another daughter
of mine and Thomas J Berry son of Thomas J Berry deceased who
was a son of Nancy Berry (my said grand children and great grand
children in said division to count as one person) and if the negroes belonging
to my estate cannot be ????? divided in kind then my executors
or other personal representatives shall be and they are hereby authorized
and required to sell said negroes and divide the proceeds thereof
among my children grad children and great grand child above
??? before and division is made as above directed my executors
are hereby required immediately after my death to pay to my grand
children the children of my deceased son David Smith to wit
Nancy Willis Smith Emily Frances Smith one hundred dollars
each in full of their portions of my estate and the residue of my
estate not devised and bequeathed to my wife as aforesaid excepting
the ??? hundred dollars bequeathed to the above named children of
David Smith I direct to be divided among my above named
children grand children and great grand children the said children
of David Smith expected as is directed in regard to the estate so
devised and bequeathed to my wife except that the division of said
residue of my estate shall take place immediately after my death
I constitute Nathaniel Ragland my son in law and Thomas Smith
my son the executors of this my last will and testament - Given with
my hand this 1st May 1837
Thos Smith
??? Hanson
A. Hood

I Thomas Smith the above named testator do hereby declare
the following to be my codicil to my will above set forth
and date 1st May 1837. It is my will that Mary Jewell
the wife of Barton Jewell shall have no part of my estate but the
portion thereof which in said will which is devised and bequeathed to her
I do hereby devise and bequeath to my said son in law Nathaniel Ragland
and my son Thomas Smith to be by them disposed of as they please
and the portion by said will devised and bequeathed to my great grand
son Thomas J Berry I do hereby devise and bequeath to him only on
the condition that it shall not vest him the the even of his attaining to the
age of twenty one years and is case he shall die before he attains to the
age of twenty on years said p0rtion shall not rest in him - but the same
shall revert to and rest in my other heirs at law before named except
said Mary Jewell who shall not receive any part hereof as witness
my hand the 16th day of June 1837
Thomas Smith
Sam Hanson
Peter Flanigan

Clark County August Court 1838
This last will and testament of Thos Smith decd
was produced in open court and proved according to law by the oaths of
Saml Hanson and Andrew Hood witnesses thereto subscribed and
the codicil thereto ???? was also proved according to law by the
oaths of Saml Hanson and Peter Flanigan witnesses thereto subscribed
and ordered to be recorded
att: James P. Bullock CCCC


Nancy married Thomas H. Berry, son of Fnu Berry and FNU LNU, on 17 Sep 1805 in , Clark, Kentucky, USA.1 2 (Thomas H. Berry was born in 1782 5 and died in 1841 in , Callaway, Missouri, USA 6.)



1 Clark County, Kentucky, Will Books, Will Book 9: 273 - 274, Thomas Smith; FHL microfilm 183,150, item 1. Surety: 4.

2 George F. Doyle, AB., M.D., F.A.C.S, Marriage Bonds of Clark County, Kentucky (Winchester, Kentucky 1933), page 28. Repository: KY, Clark County - Public Library, 370 South Burns Avenue, Winchester, Kentucky 40391. Surety: 4.

3 Geralyn W. Barry, July 20, 2011 7:19 PM. Surety: 4.

4 1830 U.S. census, Henry County, Kentucky, p. 260, line 25, Thomas Berry; digital images, : accessed 8 Sep 2011); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M29, roll M19-37. Repository:, Surety: 2.

5 Compiler (notes, speculation, questions, reminders, conclusions of ceb2 regarding this specific event or fact--and not a 'source' for the fact that it is attached to.), calculation of birth year 1782. Surety: 2.

6 Callaway, Missouri, Record of Wills, 1821-1919, Vol C: page 513, Thomas H. Berry; FHL US/CAN 4 microfilm reels; 35 mm. US/CAN Film [ 909272 ]. Surety: 2.

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