I am also researching the Smoot family. My great-grandmother was a Smoot.She had a daughter, Cora Miller who married Posey Doggett in Vermilion County, Illinois. I think they lived in Catlin.I visited "Aunt Cora" and "Uncle Po" as a child. Are you related to any Doggestts from Illinois?
I think I have seen the name Luvica or Luvidica Smoot during my research. I'll check to see if I can find it again.
My great-grandmother was Elmira Smoot; her father was Wilson, and her grandfather was Nathan Smoot.
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