This is my story Lewis Kendall SMITH's mother was a DOW or a KENDALL. His mother remarried a Mr. LARABEE after the death of her first husband Mr. ? Smith. Family History Misda A. Dow got property deed of her grandmother Kendall from King of England before 1776.Family from Boston, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, or ?.
Family of Lewis Kendall Smith lived in Connecticut, then in Savanah, Ga. before moving to New Berlin, Florida.
Lewis Kendall SMITH born 11 Mar. 1821Conn/Mass/New York/? died11 Sept. 1876 New Berlin, Fl (NOW Jacksonville,FL) married 1 Nov. 1846Bridgeport, Connecticut. Margaret Moore KEMPborn 15 June 1823 Londonderry, Ireland died 21 Aug 1900 New Berlin, Fl (NOW Jacksonville,FL)
Lewis SMITH and Margaret KEMP had the following 4 children
1) Mary Josephine SMITH born 19 May 1848 Bridgeport, Connecticut died 28 Jan 1924 New Berlin, Fl (NOW Jacksonville,FL) married 3 May 1866 Savannah, Ga Thaddeus FISHER born 9 Aug 1840 Savannah, Ga died 12 May 1906New Berlin, Fl (NOW Jacksonville,FL) (THIS IS MY LINE)
2) Frances Louisa SMITHborn 2 June 1850 Bridgeport, Connecticut died 2 Jun 1903 New Berlin, Fl (NOW Jacksonville,FL) married twiceMr. Gordon
3) David A. SMITH born 7 Oct 1857 Savannah, Ga diedNew Berlin, Fl (NOW Jacksonville,FL)
4) Charles E. SMITH born 8 Mar 1864Savannah, Ga diedPenn. married 20 Aug 1890 Margaret Victoria HAMMAR/HAMMON born 7 Feb. 1879 Sascoxie, Missouri
Lewis Kendall SMITH and his family moved from Conn to Georgia and then to Florida.Also Charles E. Smith (Lewis's brother) and David Kemp (Margaret's brother)moved with them.
If you have any knowledge of this family with the Dows/Kendalls please help.