Johann Georg Schmidtpeter Family
Johann Georg Schmidtpeter was born to Georg Schmidtpeter and Margaretha Heberlin on 28 October 1730, Wollnaertzhofen, Ettenstadt, Mittelfranken, Bavaria which is located a short distance south of Nuremberg, Germany and north of Munich. (Evangelical Lutheran Parish Registers of Ettenstaat, Bavaria held at archive in Regensberg, Vol. 676, page 46.),he died 23 February 1761 in Saxe Gotha, which is now Lexington County, SC (South Carolina Gazette, 26 April 1761). He and his wife, Caterin, born abt. 1734 in Ettenstadt, Mittelfranken, Bavaria, married sometime before 1751 and went to "the Carolina" in 1752according to the church records of Ettenstaat. They arrived from Rotterdam into Charleston, SC on 2 October 1752, having paid their own passage on the ship, Rowand and on 24 October 1752, George Smithpader filed a petition for a 100 acre headright of land. (SC Council Journal, Vol. III, page 451).
Caterin Smithpeter acted as Administratix of John George Smithpeter's estate in 1761 (Charleston PRV, Volume V, pp 7172, John G. Smithpeter). No records have been found to date to firmly establish what became of her after her husband's death. John George Smithpeter and wife, Caterin, had only one known child, John Michael Smithpeter.
John George Smith Pader claimed a 100 acre tract of land on the northside of the Saluda River (SC Plats, Volume V, 1753). In 1755, John George Smithbeader participated in the expedition for the garrisons at Fort Prince George and Fort Lowdoun in the Cherokees (SC
Magazine for Ancestral Research, Volume IV, Spring 1876, No. 2, page 116). Sometime after 1756, John George Smithpeter acquired 200 acres of land on the South side of the Saluda River, land that was sold to John Cleckly (Kleckley) by John Michael Smithpeter (SC Deeds, Charleston, Volume Y5, page 220,1778).
Descendants of John Michael Smithpeter
John Michael Smithpeter was born in 1753, Saxe Gotha, SC and died 5 April 1836 in Johnson County, TN (formerly Carter County). He married 1) Mary Katharine Kyle, born 1755 in Tyrone County, Ireland and died aft. 1823 in Johnson County, TN, d/o Robert Kyleand Betty Campbell. He married 2) Christena Miller Strevelstrust on 21 March 1815, born1766 in Carter County, TN and died abt. 18 April 1855 in Johnson County, TN. John Michael Smithpeter was a patriot of the American Revolution, serving between 1776 and 1778 (North Carolina Line #w3730; BLW 2600616053).
Children of John Michael Smithpeter and Mary Katharine Kyle:
1. George Smithpeter born 1786 in NC and died aft. 1811, Carter Co, TN, m. Ms. Miller.
a. Michael Smithpeter born 13 Feb.1807 TN and died 6 Nov. 1873, Hamilton, IL.
2. Cateren Smithpeter born 1788 in TN and died 1858 in Johnson County, TN, m. James Bradley 27 Dec. 1802, s/o James Bradley and Ruth Loyd, born abt. 1777 VA and died 5 Dec.
1859 Johnson Co, TN.
a. Daniel Bradley died bef. 1850, served in 70th Regt., Militia of Washington Co.,VA.
b. Mary "Polly" Bradley born 1803 Carter Co, TN and died aft. 1859 Johnson Co, TN.
c. George E. Bradley born 10 Oct 1804 Carter Co, TN and died 7 Aug 1866 Hamilton Co, IL.
d. Orpha Bradley born 25 May 1810 Carter Co, TN and died 11 July 1895 Rocky Station,Lee Co, VA
e. Naomia "Oney" Bradley born 1812 Carter Co, TN and died 6 Jan 1892 Johnson Co, TN.
f. Elizabeth Rebecca Bradley born 1 April 1816 Carter Co, TN and died 1849 Johnson Co.TN.
g. Irvin James Kyle Bradley born 1 April 1816 Carter Co, TN and died 3 Apr 1903 Johnson Co, TN
h. Lucinda Bradley born 1818 Carter Co, TN and died 1886 Johnson Co., TN
i. Nancy Bradley born 1821 Carter Co, TN and died 1886 Johnston Co, TN.
j. Lurenda Bradley born 1825 Carter Co, TN and died aft 1859.
k. Elenor Bradley born 1832 Carter Co, TN and died aft. 1859 Johnson Co., TN.
3. Mary Smithpeter born 8 March 1790 in Washington Co, TN/NC and died 18 June 1877
in Winner, Carter Co, TN, m. Renben Brooks in 1812, born 29 Sept 1781 NC and died 11
June 1858 Winner, Carter Co , TN.
a. Nancy Brooks born 1806 Carter Co, TN and died 19 Apr 1888 Carter Co., TN.
b. Susannah Brooks born 1808 Carter Co, TN and died aft. 1850.
c. Mary Brooks born 1810 Carter Co, TN and died aft. 1870.
d. Reuben Brooks, Jr. born 30 July 1813 Carter Co, TN and died 8 Nov 1862 Carter Co., TN.
4. William Smithpeter born bef. 1792 in Johnson Co, TN and died aft. 1856 in TN, m. Minerv ??.
a. James Smithpeter born 1843 Lincoln, KY.
5. John Michael Smithpeter, Jr. born 1792 in Washington Co., TN/NC and died November
1856 in Johnson County, TN, m. Mary Stonecypher abt. 1812, born 1791 NC and died bet.
18701880 Cobbs Creed (Pandora) Johnson Co, TN.
a. Alfred Smithpeter born 1813 Carter Co, TN and died 24 Dec 1861 Laclede, MO.
b. Nancy Smithpeter born 1814 Carter Co, TN and died aft. 1856 Johnson Co, TN.
c. Sarah Smithpeter born 22 Dec 1817 Carter Co, TN and died 17June 1907 Carter Co, TN.
d. William Smithpeter born 26 Jan. 1819 Carter Co, TN and died 1904 Carroll Co, MO.
e. Mary Smithpeter born 1822 Carter Co., TN and died 9 Mar 1898 Carter Co, TN.
f. Dr. David Smithpeter born 6 Nov 1824 Mountain City, TN and died 17 Jan 1907 Cobbs Creek (Pandora), Johnson Co, TN.
g. Matilon Matilda Smithpeter born 1 0 Sep 1827 Carter Co, TN and died 30 Oct 1907 Johnson Co., TN.
h. Hiram Smithpeter born 1831 Carter Co, TN and died April 1862 Johnson Co., TN.
i. Louisa Smithpeter born 18 Nov 1833 Johnson Co, TN and died 8 Mar 1923 Johnson Co., TN.
Children of John Michael Smithpeter and Christena Strevelstrut:
6. Michael Smithpeter born 1815 in Carter Co., TN and died aft. 1880 in Washington Co, TN, m. Mary ?, born 1816 TN and died 1872 Washington Co., TN.
a. Michael Smithpeter, Jr. born 1815 and died aft. 12 Jan 1813 Carter Co., TN
b. Eleanor Smithpeter born 1836 NC
c. Elijah Smithpeter born 1838 NC and died 9 May 1864 Andersonville POW Camp, GA.
d. Margaret Smithpeter born 1839 TN and died 27 Feb 1919 Washington Co., TN.
e. James Smithpeter born 1842 TN and died 20 Jan 1863 Vicksburg, MS.
f. Martha Smithpeter born 1844 TN
g. William C. Smithpeter born 19 June 1848 Washington Co., TN and
h. John C. Smithpeter born Jan 1850 Washington Co., TN
i. Isaac Smithpeter born 1857 Johnson City, Washington Co., TN and died 1912.
7. John Smithpeter, born 27 March 1816 in Carter Co, TN and died 30 January 1892 in Cherokee, Kansas, m. Sarah Cable Dugger, d/o Thomas Dugger and Hannah Pierce, born abt. 1820 Carter Co, TN and died 18 June 1897 Weir, Cherokee, KS.
a. Lawson Hardin Smithpeter
b. Mary Rebecca Smithpeter
c. Matilda Elizabeth Smithpeter
d. Nancy Catherine Smithpeter
e. Nathan Elihu Smithpeter
f. Sarah Florence Smithpeter
g. James Smith Smithpeter born 1844 Carter Co, TN
h. Emanuel Keen Smithpeter born abt. 1848 Carter Co., TN
i. Susannah Lucinda Smithpeter born 1854 Joplin, Jackson, MO.
j. Elizabeth M. Smithpeter born abt. 1858 Carter Co., TN
k. Charles Smithpeter born abt. 1860 Carter Co., TN.
8. Jacob Smithpeter born 1817 in Carter Co., TN and died bef. 1850 in Johnson Co., TN, m.
Nancy Laws, born 1815 TN.
a. Cassandra E. Smithpeter born 1838 Jonesboro, Washington Co., TN.
b. Isaac Smithpeter
Submitter: Brenda Reed
Updated 10 December 2000