I am seeking the names of the parents of my g-g-g-grandfather, Daniel Smith, who first was found living in Warren, Litchfield Co., Connecticut. He added the initial B. to his name when a second Daniel Smith moved to Warren (not known if that Daniel was related). If anyone has anything to add to the information below or any corrections, I would love to hear from you.
Daniel B. Smith, b 24 Aug 1774, CT (perhaps Kent, Litchfield Co.); d 11 Apr 1828, Ruggles, Huron Co. (now Ashland Co.), OH; m Clarissa Curtis 7 Dec 1796, Warren, Litchfield Co., CT. She was a dau. of Maj. Eleazer Curtis & Mercy (Mary) Carter (b 18 Jan 1775, Warren).
Children, all born in Warren (5 to 7 of 12 children died young):
1. Lorain Laura Curtis Smith (known as Laura), b 3 Nov 1797; m 18 Jun 1829 in Ruggles, OH, James Poag, widower; d 18 Jul 1871 (location unknown, perhaps in Ruggles).
2. Mina Malissa Smith, b 27 Apr 1799; m 1 Jan 1823, in Warren, to Reuben L. Fox; d 17 Jan 1885 (location unknown, perhaps in Grafton, Lorain Co., OH).
3. Maranda Smith, b 1 Nov 1800; d 6 Nov 1800 in Warren.
4. Ora Smith, b 1 Nov 1800 (no more known about this child. I'd appreciate hearing from anyone with further information. Was this a daughter or a son? Was date of death 27 Nov 1800?)
5. Ezra Daniel Smith [my line], b 23 Feb 1802; m 1st wife 2 Sep 1824 in Warren, Cynthia Bates; m 2nd wife 27 Nov 1848, Anna Roe in Knox Co., IL; d 19 Jul 1881, Prairie City, McDonough Co., IL; bur Virgil Cemetery, Lee Twp., Fulton Co., IL.
6. Clarissa Caroline Smith, b 10 Sep 1803; d Apr 1827 in Warren, CT, or in Ruggles, OH.
7. Mercy Maranda "Mary" Smith, b 2 Jul 1805; m 18 Nov 1830 in Ruggles to Anson Smith; d 17 or 18 Feb 1887 (perhaps in Prairie City, McDonough Co., IL); bur Virgil Cem., Lee Twp., Fulton Co., IL.
8. Lucy Brush Smith, b 2 May 1807; d 12 Aug 1818, Warren.
9. Julia Matilda Smith, b 5 Sep 1808; d 9 Aug 1817, Warren.
10. Lydia Tanner Smith, b 14 Sep 1810 (nothing more is known about this child; I would appreciate hearing from anyone with information about her).
11. Patty Webb Smith, b 27 Mar 1813; d Sep 1824, Warren.
12. George Starr Smith, b 11 Feb 1816; m 9 Jul 1839 in Fulton Co., IL, to Nancy Jackson; d 4 or 5 Dec 1908 in Lorimor, Union Co., IA; bur Beulah Cemetery, Union Co., IA.