Here's what I have. Please let me know if anyone knows anything about these SMITHS.
BETHEL SMITH born Abt. 1812 in TN, He married ELIZA A. born Abt. 1822 in TN, BETHEL SMITH was listed as a farmer in the 1860 Lafayette County,AR census. Residence Between 1845 - 1855, probably Bossier Parish, LA Children of BETHEL SMITH and ELIZA A are:
1. EURASTUS WALKER SMITH, b. Jan 22, 1846, Bossier Parish, LA; d. May 10, 1929, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX; m. HENRIETTA REILEIGH (sp?), May 10, 1868, Caldwell, Burleson County, Texas. He joined the Civil War for the Confederate Army in Arkansas May 1864. He was captured as prisoner of war and was surrendered at New Orleans, LA, May 26, 1865, and was paroled at Shreveport, LA June 8, 1965 at the close of the war, at which time he returned to Layfayette County, AR, before moving to TX. 2. URIAH A. SMITH, b.Abt.1849, LA 3. WILLIAM A. SMITH, b.Abt. 1851, LA 4. REBECCA A. SMITH, b.Abt. 1853, LA 5. MAHALA E. SMITH, b.Abt. 1855, LA 6. BETHEL J. SMITH, b.Abt. 1859, AR