Back searching the family of Archibald SMITH, born abt. 1795 in VA, died 1857 in Mercer County, MO. He married Hannah ASHCRAFT, born 1796 in VA and died 1869 in Mercer County, MO. The had children: Daniel (my line), Jonathan, Mary, Samuel,Hannah, Manerva, Elizabeth and Rachael.
Archi had an older brother (or a father) named Samuel. They appear to have both been in the War of 1812. They signed up in Licking County Ohio, records indicate they may have been captured in the battle of Detroit. Archi & family lived in Ohio and owned land for a while, then moves on to IN and then to MO after that, but we lost track of what happend to Samuel Smith, he may have stayed behind, or died.
I am looking for any information on Samuel Smith and the parents of Archibald. Barbara Smith