States: Georgia: Ware
Thanks, but I don't believe we have the same William J. Smith..his father was Joshua 1787-1870 mar. unknown Denton in Jeff Davis Co.-(from Pioneers of Wiregrass Ga Vol 6; pg 241)....William was born 1817 Telfair Co.,Ga. and died before 1860. Elizabeth born 12/22/1817 was dau. of Thomas Dent and Temperance Unknown (also from POWG). William and Elizabeth had the following children (according to 1850 census): Berrien, Julia Ann, Gaston, Ardelia, Joshua, Warren, and Margaret Malinda. Elizabeth is shown living alone in 1870 with the children. Julia Ann mar. Hartwell Mitchell Wright and Ardelia mar. Jesse Wright, both sons of William Wright and Susan Carver (POWG). Various family members are buried in Forest Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Coffee Co., Ga.
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