William Smitherman m. Mary "Polly" Jester daughter of Jacob Jester and Francis "Fanny' Brogden. William died young, but had one son William Alexander Smitherman who m. Caroline Palmer d. of Joseph Palmer. William Alexander moved from East Bend Yadkin Co NC to Boone NC. His mother Polly m. 2d ?Matthews or Mathis. Jacob Jester m. 2d Rebecca Poindexter Truelove, widow of Austin Truelove and daughter of Robert Alexander Poindexter (b.14 Jul 1788 Surry Co, NC d.5 Apr 1842) son of Thomas Poindexter and Elizabeth Pledge. Robert Alexander Poindexter m. 1st Rebecca's mother Miriam Flynn 27 Sep 1806 Surry m. 2nd Charlott Martin (widow of Benjamin Pettitt) 12 May 1819 Surry Co.