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Richard Ransom Smith
  • Born: 5 Oct 1773, Old Lyme CT
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Cummings on 21 Feb 1796
  • Died: Oct 1866

  General notes:


  Events in his life were:

  • Flynt & Fales:, . 3 First began as an intinerate preacher in Conway NH in the early 1790s. Sometime around 1800, he set aside religion and took training as a silversmith, eventually settling c 1810 in Woodstock VT and opening a shop. After working there a short while, he was taken ill with cancer and travelled to Canada for treatment. He returned to Vermont, studied medicine under a Dr. Drew, and established a practice in South Woodstock. He moved to Boston to practice in 1816.
  • He worked circa 1810 as a silversmith in Woodstock VT 3
  • Advertised in the Northern Centinel (Woodstock VT), 4 Apr 1811, 3

Richard married Sarah Cummings on 21 Feb 1796. (Sarah Cummings was born on 18 Dec 1777 in Hollis NH.)

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