Searching for the parents of Reuben Smith, born 15 July 1755 in Brookfield, Worcester, MA.
Married Mehitable Earle.
Served in the Revolutionary War in units out of Vermont, 1774-1779.He was living in the Guilford, Windham County, VT area.During 1787-1790 was living in Cherry Valley, Otsego County, NY.He also lived in Whitestown, Oneida County, NY.1801-1831 lived in Herkimer County.In 1810 and 1820 lived in Camillus, Onondaga County, NY.In 1832 Reuben and some of his children moved to St. Clair County, MI.Reuben died 2 February 1840 and is buried in the Smith Cemetery near Marine City, MI.
Children: William, Gardner, Martha, Rufus, Lucinda, John and Newell.
This family is part of the Smith DNA project and because of a mutation in one of the markers, shows a tight relationship with Lt. Samuel Smith, 1602-1681, of MA.