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Re: Catherine Chauncey m. Benjamin Harwood&Caleb Smith
Posted by: Barb Taylor Date: December 24, 2001 at 09:07:14
In Reply to: Catherine Chauncey m. Benjamin Harwood&Caleb Smith by Shannon Butler Ventuleth of 258

Dear Shannon,

I'm sure the Catherine Harwood you mention (widow of Benjamin) is Catherine Harwood who married Caleb Smith.

Catherine's maiden name was Chauncey. I am descended from Elihu Smith, son of Caleb Smith and Catherine Harwood (Chauncey). Elihu had a brother, Chauncey b. 1770 and carried the name Chauncey to his own offspring. I imagine "Chauncey" comes from Catherine's maiden name.

Sincerely,
Barb Taylor


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