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Edward Alexander Smith

Edward Alexander Smith

Male 1830 - Unknown

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  • Name Edward Alexander Smith 
    Born 14 Sep 1830  Stonington, New London Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Unknown 
    Notes 
    • EDWARD ALEXANDER8 (Alexander G.7, Edward6, Oliver5, Nathan4, Nehemiah3, Nehemiah2, Nehemiah1), b. Stonington, Conn., Sep. 14, 1830.  His mother died when he was about one year old, and his father two years later.  His guardian was an uncle-in-law, Dr. Holt, with whom he went to live at Pomfret, Conn.  He attended the district school and afterward the academy on Woodstock Hill, a few miles distant, and later the Leicester Academy in Worcester Co., Mass.  He studied medicine and became assistant physician in the State Lunatic Hospital at Worcester, the head physician being his uncle, Dr. George Chandler.  He remained here about eight years, when a position was offered him as assistant physician in the State Hospital for the Insane at Philadelphia, which position he accepted, he then being about 26 years of age.  Six years later he resigned and became one of the surgeons at the United States Military Hospital in Philadelphia; this was during the war of the Rebellion; Dec. 10, 1863, he married Rebecca Miller Welch of Philadelphia, a daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Thomas) Welch.  After a number of years of private practice in which the doctor was very successful, he retired, and moved to New York city.  Ch.

        ELIZABETH WELSH, b. Philadelphia, June 26, 1865.
        JOSEPHINE CHANDLER, b. Philadelphia, Dec. 26, 1866.
    Person ID I20604  Stedman/Steadman/Steedman Families of the New World
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2006 

    Father Alexander Grant Smith, Esq.,   b. 1 Sep 1783, Stonington, New London Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1834, Stonington, New London Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Hannah Stedman Chandler,   b. 12 Jul 1795, Pomfret, Windham Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1831  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 14 May 1822  Pomfret, Windham Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F2583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Miller Welch,   b. Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married 10 Dec 1863 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Welsh Smith,   b. 26 Jun 1865, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     2. Josephine Chandler Smith,   b. 26 Dec 1866, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F7928  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S143] The Descendants of William and Annis Chandler, George Chandler, (1872), p. 363 (Reliability: 3).