- REBECCA HITE, b. 1740; d. 1785; m. Col. Charles SMITH (son of John SMITH), b. 1726, served in French and Indian War and lost left hand at Great Meadows. Charles SMITH, Gentleman, Sheriff of Frederick County, Virginia, 1772 and Vestryman of Frederick Parish; will 1774-1776.
Rebecca Hite, daughter of Col. John Hite, of "Springdale," married Capt. Charles Smith, first owner of the site of "Berryville" (then "Battletown"), Clarke Co., Va., and ensign under Col. George Washington, in Braddock's war, losing a hand at "Great Meadows." Their daughter, Sara Smith, married Lieut. Philip Eastin, who served as an officer in the Revolutionary War in the 4th and 8th Va. Regiment, Continental line. [1, 2]