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Elijah Smith (b. 1840, d. June 12, 1898)Elijah Smith (son of James Smith and Unknown) was born 1840 in KY, and died June 12, 1898 in Adair co., KY.He married Sarah Elizabeth Sallie Bear Butler on March 10, 1856 in Jeffersonville, Indiana, daughter of Simon Running Bear Butler and Mary Polly Frazier.
Notes for Elijah Smith:
1880 Census Gradyville, Adair co., KY:
Head of House = Elijah Smith age 40 Farmer, born KY ( mother born in AL,
father born in GA
Sarah Smith = Wife age 39, born in KY (parents birthplace not listed.
William= son age 17 farm laborer, born Ky
John= son age 10 , born Ky
Sarah B.= daughterage 8 born Ky
Susen L.= daughter age 7 born KY
George L.= son age 5 born Ky
Angaline= daughter age 3 born Ky
James W.= son age 9 mos born Ky
1870 US Census:
Head of Household = Elijah Smith age 28
Sarah= Wife age 27
Mary J.= daughter age 13
Elizabeth= age 11
William= age 7
Vesta A.= age 4
John= age 1
Mary Butler= age 55, born Ky
According to Pat Ware's info given to my Mother Billie Ola Brooks-Henderson:
Elijah "Kirby" Smith was possibly the Confederate General that escorted
Jeff Davis home after the Civil War.... however, his pension info indicates
Elijah was a Union soldier... ** this info needs to be checke out **
More About Elijah Smith:
Burial: Unknown, Smith Family Cemetery, Milltown, Adair co., KY.
Census: 1880, Gradyville, Adair co., Ky.
Military service: Civil War 13th Co. DKY vol calvary Union.
Source: Civil war pension records.
Source of Info: Teresa Nicholas Shoup.
More About Elijah Smith and Sarah Elizabeth Sallie Bear Butler:
Marriage: March 10, 1856, Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Children of Elijah Smith and Sarah Elizabeth Sallie Bear Butler are:
- Addie Smith, d. date unknown.
- Unknown Smith, d. date unknown.
- +Mary Jane Molly Smith, b. April 3, 1858, Mercer or Boyle co., Ky, d. August 8, 1949, Adair co., KY.
- +Margaret Elizabeth Smith, b. April 5, 1859, Pulaski co.,KY, d. March 17, 1908, Quanah, Hardeman Co., TX.
- Baby Boy Smith, b. November 15, 1859, Pulaski co.,KY, d. date unknown.
- Lucinda Paradine Smith, b. December 15, 1861, Pulasky co., KY, d. December 22, 1861, Pulasky co., KY.
- +William Newton Smith, b. December 7, 1863, Pulaski co.,KY, d. October 26, 1943, Adair co., KY.
- +Vesta Ann Smith, b. February 10, 1865, Adair co., KY, d. January 30, 1917, Adair co., KY.
- John Ellijah Smith, b. May 20, 1869, Adair co.,KY, d. date unknown.
- +Susan Louvinia Alice Victoria Smith, b. March 6, 1875, Adair co., KY, d. March 4, 1920, Adair co., KY.
- +Sarah Belle Smith, b. March 14, 1874, Adair co., Ky, d. February 26, 1955, Louisville, Jefferson co., KY.
- Angaline Smith, b. 1877, KY, d. date unknown.
- George Tile Smith, b. February 10, 1878, Adair co., KY, d. January 30, 1962, Adair co., KY.
- James W. Smith, b. August 29, 1880, Adair co., KY, d. date unknown.
- Rosa Lee Smith, b. March 29, 1881, Adair co., KY, d. March 12, 1964, Adair co., KY.
- Robert Leslie Smith, b. January 9, 1884, Adair co., KY, d. February 28, 1919, Louisville, Jefferson co., KY.