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The Sweet/Smith Family of Illinois

Updated July 31, 2010

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Sweet Smith Dawson Nelson Minor Harlow Bateman Overby

Generation No.1
Julian Sinclair Orto was born July 6, 2008. and Charles Ptolemy Orto born April 6, 2010 are the sons of Joshua Charles Orto and Lori Ann Cannon.

Generation No. 2
Sarah Marie Orto-Harding was born December 8, 1981 in Sparta, Illinois. Joshua Charles Orto was born November 30, 1982 in Fort. Campbell, Kentucky. Benjamin Alex Orto was born September 29, 1993 in Wurzburg, Germany. Sarah, Joshua and Benjamin are the children of Gregg Alex Orto and Teresa Lynn Sweet.
Amanda Lee Sweet, Zachary Sweet and Elizabeth Sweet are the children of John Paul Sweet.
Christopher Hoskin and Jimmy Hoskin are the children of Lily Ann Sweet Hoskin.

Generation No. 3
James William Sweet, Donna Sue Sweet Neil, Lily Ann Sweet Hoskin, Teresa Lynn Sweet born September 19, 1964 was born in St. Louis Missouri. and John Paul Sweet are children of James Percy Sweet and Audrey Opal Smith. The children of Jerrod Lee Miller and Karel Sue Smith are Kimberly Sue Miller (1964) who married Michael Allen Beck (1961) and Kevin Lee Miller (1967).

Generation No. 4
James Percy Sweet is the son of Lee Sweet and Georgia Robinson. Audrey Opal Smith is the daughter of Charles Edgar Smith and Lucy Helen Gregory. The children of Charles and Lucy also include Karel Sue Smith born in 1944 who married Jerrod Lee Miller born 1941, Charles Ray Smith, Lena Smith, Rena Pearl Smith, Sammy Sylvester Smith, Minnie Evelyn Smith, Dorothy Marie Smith, Jimmy Lester Smith, Robert Edgar Smith born (1920) and Billy Gene Smith.

Generation No. 5
The children of Dessie Adola Nelson and Francis Edgar Smith include Claude Smith, Jim Smith, Lillie Smith, Belulah Smith, Alice Smith, Ione Smith, Ray Smith and Roy H. Smith.

Generation No. 6
Dessie Adola Nelson was born 1879 and died in 1938 she married Francis Edgar Smith (1872-1948). Dessie is the daughter of Eliza Jane Minor and Benjamin Charles Nelson.

Mary M. NELSON was born 1867, and died BEF 1870. She was the daughter of 2. Benjamin Charles NELSON and 3. Eliza Jane MINOR.

Generation No. 7

Daniel Minor was born between 1733 and 1741 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, and died between 16 JUL and 28 SEP 1812 in Halifax County, Virginia. He was the son of 112. John Minor and 113. Mary Unknown.
Mary "Polly" Unknown was born between 1740 and 1756, and died AFT 1812.

Children of Mary "Polly" Unknown and Daniel Minor are:
Unknown Minor was born ABT 1771, and died between 1792 and 16 JUL 1812.
Elizabeth Minor was born between 1775 and 1780. She married William Yates 17 NOV 1800 in Halifax County, Virginia.
Ann "Nancy" Minor was born between 1775 and 1796. She married Hardridge Sherron\Sherring 13 AUG 1796 in Halifax County, Virginia.
John Minor was born ABT 1778 in Halifax County, Virginia.
Mary "Polly" Finch Minor was born 7 AUG 1781 in Halifax County, Virginia, and died 9 JAN 1867 in Giles County, Tennessee. She married Philip Edmondson 27 SEP 1804 in Halifax County, Virginia, son of Edmund Edmondson and Jane "Jenny" Howerton. He was born 15 NOV 1783 in Essex County, Virginia, and died 2 JAN 1850 in Bedford County, Tennessee.
Thomas David Minor was born between 1783 and 1789 in Halifax County, Virginia, and died BEF 1840 in Jefferson County, Illinois. He married Delila Finchon Ferrell 22 DEC 1807 in Halifax County, Virginia. She was born ABT 1791 in Virginia, and died 11 MAY 1846 in Jefferson County, Illinois.
Jemima "Mimi" Minor was born 1786 in Halifax County, Virginia. She married Moses Shearing 14 AUG 1807 in Halifax County, Virginia.
William Minor was born 8 DEC 1786 in Halifax County, Virginia, and died JUN 1844 in Madison County, Alabama. He married Sarah Jane New 22 JAN 1810 in Halifax County, Virginia. She was born ABT 1790 in Virginia,

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