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DECENDANTS OF
JESSE W SMITH

Submitted by: Clarissa Stuart (firstspeaker@earthlink.net)

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Jesse W. Smith Born 1781 VA

Children of Jesse W. Smith and ?

Thomas Smith Born 29 Jan 1822 Searcy Co., AR Died 31 May 1907 Married Mary Elizabeth Keeling <b. 1843 daughter of Carlton Keeling b 1817/1819 Wilkes Co., NC

Children of Thomas Smith and Mary Elizabeth <Louisa> Keeling

Nancy Smith Born 1843 TN

Jesse W. Smith Born 1844 TN

William Lenard Smith Born Apr 1845 Hamilton Co., TN Died 23 Oct 1907 Marion Co., AR <buried at Mull> Married 1) Roxie Ellen Harbert 14 Sep 1865 Webster Co., MO, 2) Martha Alberta Harbert 13 Jun 1871, 3) Elmira E. Dillard 15 Dec 1889 Springfield, Greene Co., MO

James M. Smith Born 1848 Died 20 Jun 1931 Married 1) Julia Ann Mears 24 Sep 1867, 2) Martha Alberta Harbert 31 Oct 1894 Lawrence Co., MO

Children of William Lenard Smith and Roxie Ellen Harbert

Nancy Elizabeth Smith Born 12 Jul 1867 Taney Co., MO Died 7 Feb 1941 Marion County, AR Married James Franklin "Doc" Dillard 15 Sep 1881 Cassville, MO

Jesse Dewitt Smith Born 1868 Died 14 Nov 1926 Married Mary Jane "Dolly" Laffoon 1895

William Perry Smith Born 1869 Marion Co., AR

Children of William Lenard Smith and Martha Alberta Harbert

Josephine Smith Born 1870 AR Minnie Smith Born 1872 AR

Alpha Smith Born 1874 AR

Columbus Smith Born 1876 AR

Children of William Lenard Smith and Elmira Dillard

No known issue

Synopsis of Pension records for William Lenard Smith

--1861 Private Co. H Confederate Army 13 Jul 1861 Yellville, AR
--Mar 1862 at Pea Ridge according to family tradition
--31 Mar 1862 desterted at Clarksville AR
--28 Aug 1862 joined Union 1st AR Cavalry Co. K. Jesse joins with him. James
M. enlists with Co. F. 46th MO volunteer infantry 26 Aug 1864
--1 Nov 1862 transferred from Co. M and sent to Springfield, MO
(I find it interesting that Len was transferred to Springfield and then shortly after being discharged from the army marries R. Ellen Potter (Harbert) in Webster Co., MO)
--1870 R. Ellen passes
--13 Jun 1871 marries Martha Alberta Harbert
--1880 listed in Watercrick Township MCAR with Martha and children. Elmira Dillard is listed as a servant in the household.
--Jul 1883 Applied for pension
--15 Dec 1889 married Elmira Dillard at Springfield, MO
--1894 Martha receives divorce in Lawrence Co., MO
--31 Oct 1894 Martha marries James Smith and moves to LosAngeles Co, CA
--1900 Doc Dillard and Lizzie Smith's twins are listed on the census with Len and Elmira in Carroll Co., AR
--23 Oct 1907 Len passes with his mother's nephew John Thomas Sherman Keeling attending at his bedside.

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