I am searching for any information about my husband's great-grandmother, Lavina MICHAEL.I believe that she was a daughter of Eli and Catherine (Evans) MICHAEL (although I haven't
proven this relationship).Lavina was born abt. 24 March 1839 in Decatur Co, IN, and died 7 November 1885 in MO.She married Nicholas S. SMITH 13 June 1861 (probably in Decatur Co., IN), son of George SMITH and Anna/Annah (_____).Children of Lavina MICHAEL and Nicholas SMITH are:
i. Theresa SMITH, b. 26 April 1862, Indiana; d. 23 March 1943, Elsie, Perkins Co, NE; m. John Francis BRITTAIN, Abt 1881.
ii. Clement SMITH, b. 18 October 1863, Indiana; d. ?, Mountain View, MO.
iii. Andrew SMITH, b. 5 December 1865, Greensburg, Decatur Co., IN; d. 23 March 1937, Grant, Perkins Co., NE; m. Bessie Helene BRITTAIN, 21 October 1894, Custer City, Custer Co. SD
iv. Lee SMITH, b. 26 November 1866, IN; d. 24 August 1949, Elsie, Perkins Co, NE.
v. Gilbert SMITH, b. 7 January 1869, MO; d. ?, buried Dickens, NE Cemetery.
vi. Theodore SMITH, b. 8 July 1874, MO; d. 11 September 1922.
vii. Elza/Elias SMITH, b. 9 November 1876, MO; d. ?, Dickens, NE.
I have downloaded the CADY Family genealogy information from the internet and have found out a lot about the MICHAEL family from it.I would like to correspond with anyone who has any information about this family.I have downloaded the CADY Family genealogy information from the internet and have found out a lot about the MICHAEL family from it.I would like to correspond with anyone who has any information about this family.Rhetta Lance