Title: Genealogies of Long Island Families, from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record.
Title: Lineage Books of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR, Washington, DC TITL Li).
Page: Vol. 24, pg. 290; Vol. 25, pg. 39; Vol. 34, pg. 184 ; Vol. 38, pg. 128; Vol. 102, pg. 133; et
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Married Ellen Conover (his 2nd cousin).
Commanded a company, of the First Regiment of Artillery in 1777, in Colonel Nathaniel Scudder's Monmouth County, New Jersey, militia. In 1778 he was taken prisoner. Became Colonel of Monmouth militia in 1780, in the Revolutionary War.
He witnessed the will of Hendrick Smock before 30 May 1747 (Names wife Mary, children John, eldest son, Catherine and Nelly Land and as executors Cornelius Vanderveer, Barrents Smock and Garret Schank). He witnessed the will of Johannes Hendrickse Smock on 24 September 1754 (Names wife Catherine, children Barnes; Ann, wife of John Teunison; "Morritey," wife of Cornelius "van de Vear; "grandchildren" Johannes,"Garrat,"Barnes, Nelly and Catherine, children of his son Hendrick. The executor of the will was his son Barnes, son-in-law John Teunisson and Cornelius van de Vear, and grandson of Johannis Smock). He is not the Lt. Colonel Smock as has been so popularly supposed (even by the DAR). The Revolutionary War officers were instead cousins of his.
He was buried in road between Holmdel & Reb Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey, in the Smock Burying Ground.
Note: He was born in the Smock Ancestral Home, Middletown, Monmouth County, N
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