Maude Mae Smitherman was born (unknown/maybe AL) in 1885, died in 1952, Chicago. She could be the child of Jackson M. and Alice Smitherman of Alabama. If this is a link she would have three brothers: Willis H., Randal William, b. 1880, Eulah, b. 1888.
Kin in Illinois, Jasper Smitherman was killed in his 20's about 1911. Jasper and Nora Hurley had a son Jesse who was born June 24, 1909, died April 4, 1988, in Logan County, Illinois. Jesse was married twice and has two daughters.
Jesse's half-brother is Ray Money. Ray's father, Alfred Money, b. 1890, d. 1981, KY.
Maude Mae married Harry Edison Oliver about 1904. They had two children. Merle Franklin and Ethel Gladys. Merle and Gladys both were born in Sangamon County, Illinois. Both died in 2000, in FL.
Not sure if this is kin:
Jesse M. Smitherman married Mary B. Pope, July 15, 1895, Sangamon County, IL.
Ella Smitherman married John O. Drake, Jan 12, 1897, Sangamon County, IL.
Charles Smitherman, b. Feb 4, 1905, d. 1976, Ravenna, Portage,OH.
Anna Smitherman, b. 1882, d. 1981, Pittsfield, Pike, IL.