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Thomas Smith

Delegate to the Continental Congress

 
 
Thomas Smith (Continental Congressman) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frankie, June 20, 2015
1. Thomas Smith (Continental Congressman) Marker
Inscription.  One of the Judges of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania rests beneath this marble. He sustained various public offices with ability and fidelity. His integrity was inviolable. An affectionate husband and father. In his friendship benevolent and sincere. He conscientiously discharged his public duties until the last day of his life, with unremitted industry and zeal, and died 31st March 1809 Aged 64 years.

LETITIA SMITH the wife of Thomas Smith Esq. who died March 8th 1811 Aged 52 years resposes here. Her last request prohibits more. Let angels speak her praises.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical date for this entry is March 31, 1809.
 
Location. 39° 57.133′ N, 75° 8.9′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on North 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Mason (here, next to this marker); Major William Jackson - 40th Signer of the U.S. Constitution (here, next to this marker); David Salisbury Franks (within shouting

Thomas Smith grave image. Click for full size.
By Frankie, June 20, 2015
2. Thomas Smith grave
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distance of this marker); Matthew Clarkson (within shouting distance of this marker); William Henry Drayton (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Chronology of Benjamin Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); The Last Resting Place of Benjamin Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Close-up of Thomas Smith grave image. Click for full size.
By Frankie, June 20, 2015
3. Close-up of Thomas Smith grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2018. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 3, 2018. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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