Smart families were located in Oxfordshire, England in 13th Century.
JOHN SMART was born before 1600 in Norfolkshire, England, and died before 1652 in Exeter, New Hampshire. He married on 02 Jan 1615-16 in England.to Margaret Scudder, born about 1600 in Norfolkshire, England and died after 24 Nov 1654 in Exeter, New Hampshire. John Smart, of Exeter (Newmarket), came from county Norfolk to Higham in 1635 with wife and two sons (Cushing mss., Reg. 15:37). He did not sign the Exeter comb., but shared in divisions in Dec. 1639, Lists 375ab, 376ab.
References: 'John Smart of Exeter, NH & Seven Generations' by H. B. Leslie Rev. 12-90
'Genealogical Records: Maine-New Hampshire Settlers 1600-1900's'
Genealogical Dictionary, Maine and New Hamphire, Surnames S-T, p. 641
ROBERT SMART was born about 1625 in Norfolkshire, England, and died 1703 in Exeter, New Hamphire. He married (1) to Anna --- and (2) to Rebecca Hilton, daughter of Capt. William Hilton and Rebecca Simmons.
Reference: "John Smart of Exeter, NH & Seven Generations" by H. B. Leslie rev. 12/90
Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire
ROBERT SMART (Jr.) was born in 1646 in Exeter, New Hampshire and died before July of 1718. He married (1) on 25 Sep 1674 to Eleanor Pratley He married (2) Mary or Elizabeth Burley. In November of 1677, they lived in Dover, now Jurham. On 25 August 1684 John Woodman, Constable, swore that Robert Smart, Jr. lived at Oyster River, a Precinct of Dover, New Hampshire, for the tax lists of 1684 which were sent to London.
Reference: "John Smart of Exeter, NH & Seven Generations" by H. B. Leslie Rev. 12-90
"Generalogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hamphire" by Sybil Noyes, Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore 1988.
JOSEPH SMART was born on 08 Dec 1700 in Exeter, New Hamphire, and died in 1754 in Newmarket, New Hampshire. He married Mary Marston, daughter of Caleb Marston and Ann Moulton. Mary was born on 05 December 1710 in North Hampton, New Hampshire.
CALEB SMART was born about 1730 in Newmarket, New Hampshire, and died 19 Mar 1789 in Hopkinton, New Hampshire. Caleb moved to Goshen, Croydon and then before the American Revolution to Hophins-Hopkinton, New Hampshire. He fought in the Revolutionary War. He married about 1752 to Rebecca Durrell, daughter of Zebulon Durrell and Judith Keniston.
Reference: "The Shepardson Family: a record of the line of Daniel Shepardson, Gransville, Ohio" Chicago 1907, Francis Wayland Shephardson
"John Smart of Exeter, NH, & Seven Generations" by H. B. Leslie, Rev 12-90
CHARLES SMART was born in 1767 in Hopkinton, New Hampshire, and died about 1839 in Orange, Meigs County, Ohio. He was a millright. In 1819 Charles moved the entire family, except his son Gardner, to Ohio and settled in Meigs County, on the east branch of the Shade River. He was buried in the "brick school house grave yard" in Orange. Charles married (1) Silence Gardner and (2) Molly (Mary) Joy. Silence is buried in Orange, Meigs County, Ohio. His widow died in Pomeroy, Ohio, and was buried beside him in Orange. Silence died in Pomeroy, Ohio.
Reference: 1810 United States Federal Census - Grafton Twp, Grafton Co, New Hampshire p. 302
1816 Meigs Co., OH Tax List, Proprietors in the County
1830 Meigs Co, OH Federal Census
Meigs Co. Deed Index, Pre-1830
'John Smart of Exeter, NH, & Seven Generations' by H. B. Leslie, Rev. 12-90
'The Shepardson Family: a record of the line of Daniel Shepardson, Granville, Ohio' Chicago, 1907 - Francis Wayland Shepardson
SARAH "Sally" SMART was born in July of 1794 in Nottingham West Township, Hillsboro, New Hampshire, or in Grafton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, and died on 06 Jun 1847 in Payson, Adams County, Illinois. She married on 13 Dec 1791 in Grafton, Grafton County, New Hampshire or in Nottingham West Township, Hillsboro, New Hampshire. Sewell (Sewall) was the son of Thomas Hale and Sarah Barrett. The 28 Apr 1847 Quincy, IL Whig Newspaper printed that - Sewell Hale, Sen, aged 55 years, formerly of Meigs County, OH died near Newton on 5 Apr 1847. Sewell's tombstone states d 5 April 1847 - 55y 4m. Sarah's tombstone states Wife of Sewall and was 52y, 11m, and 6d. They are buried in Richland "Cook" Cemetery, east of Payson, Illinois.
Reference: The Shepardson Family: a record of the line of Daniel Shepardson, Granville, OH
Birth info from New Hampshire State birth records
1816 Meigs Co., OH Tax List, Proprietors of the County
1820 Federal Census - Orange Twp, Meigs Co., OH 114 Hale, Sewall
1830 Federal Census - Minerva, Orange Twp, Meigs Co., OH Hale, Sewel
1840 Federal Census Orange Twp, Meigs Co., OH
Deed Book - Meigs Co., OH Vol. 5, Pg. 230, 16 Oct 1827 (Grantor) Hayward, Lewis & wife (Grantee) Hale, Sewall Pg. 297, 160 acres
Deed Book - Meigs Co., OH Vol. 6 Pg. 230, 22 May 1828 (Grantor) Hale, Sewall & wife (Grantee) Hold, Jeremiah Pg. 266, 1.5 acres