Waitstill Smead1,2

#2147, (15 March 1679/80 - circa March 1703/4)
Relationship6th great-grandaunt of William David Lewis
Father*William Smead Jr2 (c 1635 - )
Mother*Elizabeth Lawrence2 (1642 - 1704)


Ebenezer Warner b. 1676
Children 1.Sarah Warner9 (1699 - c 1703/4)
 2.Waitstill Warner9 (1701 - c 1703/4)
Her married name was Warner.3 
Birth*15 March 1679/80She was born on 15 March 1679/80 at Northampton, Hampshire Co., MassachusettsG; (History of Deerfield has 5 Mar 1679.)1 
Marriage*5 January 1698/99She married Ebenezer Warner, son of Isaac Warner and Sarah Boltwood, on 5 January 1698/99 at Deerfield, Massachusetts.3 
29 February 1703/4She was captured in the Deerfield Raid and Massacre on 29 February 1703/4 at Massachusetts. She later died on the March to Canada, age 24 and pregnant (Captors and Captives); Deerfield French and Indian raid.4,5,6,7 
Death*circa March 1703/4She died circa March 1703/4.8 


  1. [S1020] Provo, UT and Oxford, MA, Massachusetts Town and Vital Records: Northampton 1620/1650–1893/1988, unknown repository, unknown repository address, p. 20. Hereinafter cited as Mass. Town and Vital Records: Northampton.
  2. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Deerfield: E.A. Hall and Co., 1896), Genealogies p. 301.
  3. [S762] Thomas W. Baldwin, compiler, Vital Records of Deerfield Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company, 1920), p. 230.
  4. [S1512] John Williams, The Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion (Boston: Samuel Hall, 1795). Reprinted Springfield, Mass.: H. R. Huntting Co., 1908, pp. 171-172. Hereinafter cited as Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion.
  5. [S741] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, Volume 1 (Greenfield, Mass.: E.A. Hall and Co., 1895), 308, 309. Has Henry Nims as age 12. He was 22.
  6. [S741] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield I, p. 304-05.
  7. [S1230] Emma Lewis Coleman, New England Captives Carried to Canada between 1677 and 1760. Two volumes (Portland, Maine: The Southworth Press, 1925).
  8. [S741] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield I, p. 309, taken captive and killed on the march from Deerfield.
  9. [S762] Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Deerfield, p. 132.