Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Richard Smith (1755-1840)
MSA SC 3520-17917


Archival Sources:

Compiled Service Record of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War, National Archives, NARA M881. From

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, List of receipts of soldiers who were paid upon discharge, 27 December 1779, box 3, no. 7-21, MdHR 19970-3-7/21 [MSA S997-3-94, 1/7/3/9].

Pension of Richard Smith, National Archives and Records Administration, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804, W 4073. From

Prince George's County Court, Marriage Licenses, 1777-1797, p. 32, [CM783-1, CR 50230].

Return of the Maryland troops, 13 September 1776, Revolutionary War Rolls, NARA M246, folder 35, p. 85. From

U.S. Federal Census, 1820, Battalion 1 (Salisbury Side), Rowan County, North Carolina.

U.S. Federal Census, 1830, Rowan County, North Carolina.

U.S. Federal Census, 1840, Rowan County, North Carolina.

U.S. Federal Census, 1850, District 2, Rowan County, North Carolina.

Published Sources:

Muster Rolls and Other Records of Service of Maryland Troops in the American Revolution. Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 18.

Tacyn, Mark Andrew. “’To the End:’ The First Maryland Regiment and the American Revolution.” PhD diss., University of Maryland College Park, 1999.

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