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by jrb
Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: [Shot in the dark] John Smith b. ~1735 Legerwood, Scotland, d. aft. 1800
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Re: [Shot in the dark] John Smith b. ~1735 Legerwood, Scotland, d. aft. 1800

Okay, so I've located a 1765 death record for Elizabeth Marguerite Smith in Quebec City (Notre Dame parish) an 1806 marriage record for Antoine Smith in St. Louis, MO, USA where it appears he settled around there and inherited land from his wife's family. Still nothing for a baptism of Jean Smith th...
by jrb
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: [Shot in the dark] John Smith b. ~1735 Legerwood, Scotland, d. aft. 1800
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Re: [Shot in the dark] John Smith b. ~1735 Legerwood, Scotland, d. aft. 1800

So it looks like John Smith and the older children may have gone west either before or after the death of Louise Charlotte Tache in the mid-1780s. At least one son of John Smith, Joseph Smith, returns east at some point after the death of John Smith being in Baie-du-Febvre as early as 1808 with a me...
by jrb
Sun Apr 18, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: CHIEF JOHN SMITH (1836-?)
Replies: 3
Views: 4794

Re: CHIEF JOHN SMITH (1836-?)

Definitely no strong direct evidence John Smith native of Legerwood, Scotland may be related considering how common the Smith surname is, but I think it's worth looking into maybe even with Y-DNA. My recent post on him: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=948
by jrb
Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Discussion Topics
Topic: [Shot in the dark] John Smith b. ~1735 Legerwood, Scotland, d. aft. 1800
Replies: 2
Views: 367

[Shot in the dark] John Smith b. ~1735 Legerwood, Scotland, d. aft. 1800

John Smith of Legerwood Scotland married Louise Charlotte Taché 22 November 1763 in Quebec City. Louise Charlotte Taché's grandfather's first marriage was to a métis woman, Genevieve Couturier. For children, I have * John Smith (sepulcher @ Montreal: https://www.ancestrylibrary.com/imageviewer/colle...