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Elizabeth Smith Dabney

Female 1789 - Aft 1870  (> 82 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Smith Dabney 
    Born 6 Feb 1789  Louisa County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1870 
    Person ID I169  Dabneys of Virginia
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2017 

    Father Cornelius Dabney,   b. 7 Jun 1756, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1821, Louisa County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Smith Winston,   b. 24 Dec 1766,   d. 11 Jan 1840, Hickman County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1783  [1
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet

    Family Rev. Samuel Sale Stewart 
    Married 24 Mar 1807  Louisa County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F128  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Elizabeth Smith Dabney was born to Cornelius and Elizabeth Smith (Winston) Dabney February 6, 1789, in Louisa County, Virginia. She married Rev. Samuel Sale Stewart, a Methodist clergyman, on March 24, 1807. He was born about 1782 or earlier to Henry Stewart of neighboring Caroline County. They had eight children: Mary (Polly) E., born 1808, died April 16, 1867, married Garland Anderson in 1828; Maria C., born 1810, died after 1870, married Nathaniel H. Wash April 25, 1828, in Louisa County; Martha W, born about 1816, died aft 1880 probably in Appomattox Co., married Robert E. Cheatham, a widower of Campbell Co., Virginia, 18 Sep 1854; Louisa C., born 1820, died after 1880, married Robert S. Glover; Cornelius H.; Samuel Dabney, born 1822, died after 1880, married Mary S. (Martin) Almond, a widow, November 24, 1877; Spotswood S., born 1822 (twin of Samuel D.?), died April 4, 1864 in the Confederate Army in the Battle of Hatchers Run, married Henrietta Frances Pankey November 20, 1856 in Appomattox County; Virginia Ann F., b. 1827, d. aft 1860, unmarried , living with mother in 1860.
      In the 1810, 1820, 1830, and 1840 censuses, they were living in Charlotte County, Virginia. In the 1850 census, Samuel was probably deceased and Elizabeth was living in Appomattox County, Virginia, with four of her children: Martha W., Samuel Dabney, Spotswood, and Virginia A. Elizabeth’s land was valued at $1.000. In the 1860 census, she was 71, with land and personal property valued at $1,000 and $1,500, living in Appomattox County with Samuel D., 40, a farmer, with land and personal property valued at $2,200 and $500; Maria C., and husband Nathaniel H. Wash, a farmer with land and personal property valued at $1,000 and $13,600, and Virginia A., 33, with personal property valued at $1,500. In the 1870 census, Elizabeth was 82 and living with her son, Samuel Dabney Stewart, in Appomattox County in the household of her son-in-law and daughter, Robert S. and Louisa C. Glover.
      Elizabeth Smith (Dabney) Stewart died after 1870, aged over 82. [1, 3, 4, 5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S151]

    2. [S58]

    3. [S184]

    4. [S2052]

    5. [S58] p. 94..