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Re: Grey/Smith/Walkup - In Reply to: Gray Family Line 1748-current by Cynthia Gray
Posted by: Doug Corbin (ID *****6402) Date: March 03, 2011 at 16:35:51
In Reply to: Re: Grey/Smith/Walkup - In Reply to: Gray Family Line 1748-current by Cynthia Gray by Debra Woods of 18908

It looks like Eliza wasn't Lazarus' first wife. This explains the Slawson children in the 1850 census.

Groom's Name: Lazarus Smith
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Eliza Slawson
Bride's Birth Date:
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 06 Apr 1846
Marriage Place: , Lowndes, Alabama
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name:
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Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
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Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M59303-3
System Origin: Alabama-ODM
Source Film Number: 1293892
Reference Number:
Collection: Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957

Here's a likely earlier marriage for Lazarus.

Groom's Name: Lazarus Smith
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Mary Ellen Dulaney
Bride's Birth Date:
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Bride's Age:
Marriage Date: 21 Mar 1838
Marriage Place: , Wilcox, Alabama
Groom's Father's Name:
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Bride's Father's Name:
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Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M59347-1
System Origin: Alabama-EASy
Source Film Number: 1290214
Reference Number:
Collection: Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957

In 1835 Lazarus Smith of Dallas Co, AL patented land in Lowndes Co, AL. Dallas, Lowndes and Wilcox are located together in south-central Alabama.


That's interesting that you found Lazarus in 1870 Union Parish, LA. I had decided that he must have returned to Alabama from this 1870 census listing.

1870 United States Federal Census
Township 11, Butler Co, Alabama
James Smith 23 m w farmer AL
Mary Smith 22 f w k. house AL
Martha Smith 4 f w at home AL
Mary Smith 1 f w at home AL
Lazarus Smith 72 m w at home AL





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