Leafs In The Wind -- James and Edwards of Tennessee:Information about Alexander (Elect) Smith
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Alexander (Elect) Smith (b. Abt. 1814, d. date unknown)Alexander (Elect) Smith (son of Smith) was born Abt. 1814, and died date unknown.He married (1) Esther Hamilton Baker?.He married (2) Malona (Loney) Brewer on September 14, 1836 in Rhea County.Marriage Records, daughter of Elijah Brewer and Mary ?.
Notes for Alexander (Elect) Smith:
1870 Census shows Alexandr (55) with Ester (29) as wife and Mahala (2) and Robert J. (4 mo.) and Jane L. Hamilton (5). Lola Ford thinks that Ester is Elijah Brewer's daughter whose husband>>>>Hamilton has died and she married Alexander and had more children.
A 1870 church document lists Elexander and Ester as moving membership from Bethel Church of Christ (Roddy, Tenn) to Elijah Brewer's meeting house (Mt. Zion).Note the spelling.Was this his real name of because he was called Elect ?
pg. 106.October 6, 1845 " Wm Gibson,Elijah Brewer,Alexander Smith,James Hayes,Joseph Windfield and Eli Brewera jury of view here to fore appointed,Make the following report to wit State of Tennessee, Rhea County, August the 30th, 1845.The undersigned free holders having been summoned by the Sheriff of said county and duly sworn as Jury of view to lay out the road described in the annexed order have proceeded to preform the duties assigned there in and do agreed upon and make the following report to wit the said road shall turn out of the old road at the top of the ridge near Dawles and run between the said Dawlws and Alexander Smiths crossing Gordons road East of William Gibsons runing nearly a strait course to the Bledsoe County line,They have thus laid out and turned Sd road to the greatest advantage of the inhabitants and as little as may be to the prejudie of inclosures to the best of their knowledge and skill all of which is respectfully submitted to the consideration of the Worshipful County Court this the 30th day of August 1845.
James B. HayesSeal
Alexander is listed in Rhea Co. in 1840:000001-2001,which shows him over 30? and a wife under 20 with two young girls.He is not listed in 1830 but we know he was in the county about 1836 when he married Malona.He might be listed with a household as over 20 sitll at hom.Mumford did not list an Alexander in his will.Check William and others...
The 1850 Agr. Cenus for Dist 1, Rhea Co. list: (no.) shows position on page.
(12)Elijah Brewer with 50 improved acres, 318 not,...The rest of the pages seemed out of order so we would need to check the originals if we want more.
(13)Alec Smith with 30 improved acres 375 not, $300 cash val.,$50 implements, 1 horse, 4 milk cows, 2 working oxen, 4 other cows, 75 swine, $230 val. of livestock, 5 bu of wheat, 100 bu Indiam corn, 50 bu, oats, 50 lbs. tobacco.
(14)James H. Hayes W/ 40 improved acre, 276 not,..
(17)JamesHayes with 40 improved acrea, 140 not,.
1860 Agricultural Census for Cumberland Co. Tenn. Omes Store P.O.(page 11)
A. Smith, 40 improved, 160 not, $200 cash value of farm, $50 implements, 2 horses, 4 milk cows, 4 working oxen,4 other cattle, 18 sheep, 25 swine, $490 value of livestock, 300 bu. corn, 50 lb. wool, 90 bu Irish potatoes, 50 bu sweet potatoes, 30 gal. molasses, 100 lb. honey, $100 value of homemade manufactured goods, $80 value of slaughtered animals.
Other living nearby: C G Gipson,W Gipson,J. Vitatoe,F Monday,L D Harris..
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More About Alexander (Elect) Smith and Malona (Loney) Brewer:
Marriage: September 14, 1836, Rhea County.Marriage Records.
Children of Alexander (Elect) Smith and Malona (Loney) Brewer are:
- Harriet ?? Smith, b. July 31, 1837, Tennessee, d. February 15, 1902.
- Sarah A. Smith, b. February 15, 1839, d. December 23, 1921.
- +George Washington Smith, b. March 27, 1841, Cumberland Co. Tennessee ?, d. January 27, 1912, Cumberland Co. Tennessee.
- Charlotte Smith, b. Abt. 1843, d. date unknown.
- Elizabeth Smith, b. Abt. 1845, d. date unknown.
- Elijah Smith, b. Abt. 1847, d. date unknown.
- Emeline Smith, b. Abt. 1850, d. date unknown.
- Eliza Smith, b. Abt. 1852, d. date unknown.
- +Mary F Smith, b. February 06, 1854, d. April 10, 1927.
- Mariah Smith, b. Abt. 1860, d. date unknown.