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Posted by: Gail Stanford (ID *****7591) Date: September 12, 2011 at 14:58:23
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I am seeking information regarding the family of ELIJAH H. SMITH my 2nd great grandfather. He was b. abt 1835 in Barren Co., KY. He married ANN ELIZABETH "ANNIE" BOHANNON 28 Oct 1856 in Barren Co., Ky. She was b. abt 1834 in Barren Co., KY to GEORGE COLLIN BOHANNON and MALINDA J. NEVILLE. ELIJAH and ANNIE had 7 children all born in Barren Co.,Kentucky except Willy and Stella who were born in Hart Co., KY:

GEORGE WARDER SMITH - 1857-1946 ~ died in OK, buried in Colorado Springs, CO
MARTHA DANDRIDGE SMITH - 1859-1889. She m. JAMES DeVANE SMITH IN 1877 in Princeton, Mercer Co, MO. She died in Sherman, Grayson Co., TX
MALINDA CATHERINE SMITH - 1861-1936 ~ died in Dallas, TX ~ 2nd wife of JAMES DeVANE SMITH
MERTTES M. SMITH - 1863 ` no information
LILLIAN A. SMITH - 1868 - 1940 in Dallas, TX ~ an invalid, never married
WILLY M. SMITH - 1869 ~ not listed on the 1880 Princeton, Mercer Co, MO census
STELLA SMITH - 1873 ~ no information

ELIJAH H. SMITH can be found in the 1860 Barren Co, KY census with his wife and first two children. ELIJAH H. SMITH can be found in the 1870 census with his wife and children in Hart Co., KY. He is listed as E.H. SMITH and was the assistant marshall of this census. In the 1880 census, only his wife and children remaining at home can be found living in Princeton, Mercer Co., Missouri. ANNIE SMITH appears as widowed. ELIJAH H. SMITH's occupation was shoe and boot maker.

What happened to Elijah? When did he die? Where was he buried? What happened to Annie? When did she die? Where is she buried?

Any information regarding ELIJAH H. SMITH and his family would be greatly appreciated. Any tips or books with information regarding this family would also be appreciated.

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