Posted By:Trish Schmig
Subject:Looking for parents of Epha Mariah Smith
Post Date:June 07, 2012 at 12:27:22
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Forum:Christian County, MO Genealogy Forum
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My birth mother was a Bruner, I found out just recently and have been doing a bunch of research on the family.

I am looking for the parents of my 2xGGrandmother Epha Mariah Smith (many nicknames Fanny, Fannie, Phanamariah, Phansey). She was born in 1851, married to Henry Miller Walker in Dec. of 1872 in Christian County, MO. They had 7 children: Mary Jane Walker, Phoeobe Elizabeth "Lizzie", Lillie Belle, William Edward, Emma Caroln, Effie Stella, and Mary and Charlie that both died young. Epha Mariah died suddenly on April,24 1891 in Bradleyville, MO. Henry remarried to Margaret Jane Smith (no relation to Epha) they had 2 more children and moved to Cheney, Washington in 1902.

Myself and others are trying to find Epha's parents to trace the nationality. She may have lived with her sister in Christian County prior to marrying Henry Walker. And her parents, it has been told to us, lived in Christian County and may have died before her marriage.
Any help or information would be appreciated.