According to the "History of Hampton", pg 978, Robert Smith was of Exeter, NH, and was a signer of the Combination in 1639. As early as 1657, he had settled in Hampton. A marriage date, and maiden name of his wife Susanna, is unknown.
The inscriptions on the stones read:
ROBERT SMITH "DYED 30 AGUSt 1706 AGED 95"
SUSANNA SMITH "DYED JUN 12, 1680 AGED 71"
Susanna ye wife of Robert
Smith slaine with thunder: 12: 4 mo 1680
["4 mo" was the month of June in the Quaker calendar - they replaced, with numbers, the months and days of week that were named after pagan gods]
- On the following blog page about Exeter is an image of the Exeter Combination of 1639. On the bottom right corner is the signature of Robert Smith, said to be the above person.
- Preliminary Study of Robert Smith (1611-1706) of Exeter & Hampton, New Hampshire, published in 1979