I know you are looking for descendants of this couple. I came across a Wesley Smith, black, 15, in the 1870 census. He was living in the household of James W. (Wesley) Smith (b. 1823-1828) and his wife Charity Ann Pyle (b. 1827-1831).
Although sometimes blacks were listed as servants or laborers, there was nothing to indicate his status.
Not sure if he is related to your Wesley Smith. I've started to look more closely at slaveholders and the people they held before the Civil War, as well as who is living with them after the war. It appears some have their natural children living with them in 1870, at least if you look at patterns of marriages (late or not, or widowers) and births.
After all the publicity about Thomas Jefferson and John Wayles in Virginia in the 18th and 19t c., it is worth looking more closely at such patterns to help families connect.
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