Lucy Thomas

F, #4769, d. 10 Sep 1837
     Lucy Thomas married James Knowles Sr. on 9 Feb 1823 in Greene Co., GA.1

Lucy Thomas and James moved to Henry Co., GA, before 1830.1

Lucy Thomas died on 10 Sep 1837.1 She was buried in Messer/Knowles Cemetery, Jackson, Butts Co., GA.2,1

Children of Lucy Thomas and James Knowles Sr.

Citations

  1. [S837] Larry C. Knowles, "Williamson, John, Sr., Family History Papers". Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Williamson, John, Sr., Family History Papers."
  2. [S1226] Cemetery Marker in Messer/Knowles Cemetery, Jackson, Butts Co., GA (1363A Fincherville Rd).

Martha C. Knowles

F, #4770, b. 7 Apr 1829
     Martha C. Knowles was born on 7 Apr 1829.1 She was the daughter of James Knowles Sr. and Lucy Thomas.

Citations

  1. [S837] Larry C. Knowles, "Williamson, John, Sr., Family History Papers". Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Williamson, John, Sr., Family History Papers."

Elizabeth Knowles

F, #4771, b. 1831
     Elizabeth Knowles was born in 1831.1 She was the daughter of James Knowles Sr. and Lucy Thomas.

Citations

  1. [S837] Larry C. Knowles, "Williamson, John, Sr., Family History Papers". Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Williamson, John, Sr., Family History Papers."

Christy Rebecca Knowles

F, #4772, b. circa 1826, d. 1 Sep 1847
     Christy Rebecca Knowles was born circa 1826. She was the daughter of James Knowles Sr. and Lucy Thomas.

Christy Rebecca Knowles died on 1 Sep 1847.1,2 She was buried in Messer/Knowles Cemetery, Jackson, Butts Co., GA.1,3

Citations

  1. [S837] Larry C. Knowles, "Williamson, John, Sr., Family History Papers". Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Williamson, John, Sr., Family History Papers."
  2. [S836] "The Journal of James B. Knowles, 1852-1858," (MS, 1852-1858; Georgia State Archives, Atlanta, GA), p. 103-4; Georgia Department of Archives and History; Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA. Hereinafter cited as "The Journal of James B. Knowles."
  3. [S1226] Cemetery Marker in Messer/Knowles Cemetery, Jackson, Butts Co., GA (1363A Fincherville Rd).

W. T. Mills

M, #4773, b. circa 1852
     W. T. Mills was born circa 1852 in GA.1 He was the son of Samuel Leroy Mills and Martha M Smith. W. T. Mills was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Randolph Co., AL, in the household of Archibald Smith.1

Citations

  1. [S402] US1860.

Amanda Mills

F, #4774, b. circa 1855
     Amanda Mills was born circa 1855 in GA.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Leroy Mills and Martha M Smith. Amanda Mills was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Randolph Co., AL, in the household of Archibald Smith.1

Citations

  1. [S402] US1860.

Elizabeth Ross1

F, #4775, b. 30 Dec 1836, d. 24 Mar 1878
     Elizabeth Ross was born on 30 Dec 1836 in GA.1,2

Elizabeth Ross married Presley Marion Smith, son of Archibald Smith and Sarah Tollerson, in Monroe Co., GA.3 Elizabeth Ross was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Randolph Co., AL, in the household of Presley Marion Smith.2 Elizabeth Ross was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Clay Co., AL, in the household of Presley Marion Smith.4

Elizabeth Ross died on 24 Mar 1878 in Clay Co., AL, at age 41.5 She was buried in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Clay Co., AL.1

Children of Elizabeth Ross and Presley Marion Smith

Citations

  1. [S936] Cemetery Marker in Mount Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery, Mount Moriah, Clay Co., AL (Mt Moriah School Rd off Mt Moriah Rd (33.42122 -85.66246)).
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S938] Georgia Virtual Vault, Monroe County Georgia Marriage Book, Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA, Marriage Book 1846-1852 (in index, but page not found). Hereinafter cited as Monroe Co. GA Marriage Book.
  4. [S497] US1870.
  5. [S706] Allison Saxman, SAXMAN/MASSENGILL Family Tree (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com).

Sarah Elizabeth Smith1

F, #4776, b. 22 Dec 1855, d. 15 Mar 1894
     Sarah Elizabeth Smith was born on 22 Dec 1855 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of Presley Marion Smith and Elizabeth Ross. Sarah Elizabeth Smith was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Randolph Co., AL, in the household of Presley Marion Smith.2 Sarah Elizabeth Smith was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Clay Co., AL, in the household of Presley Marion Smith.3 Sarah Elizabeth Smith was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Clay Co., AL, in the household of Presley Marion Smith.4

Sarah Elizabeth Smith married Francis M. Dempsey on 8 Dec 1887 in Clay Co., AL.5

Sarah Elizabeth Smith died on 15 Mar 1894 at age 38.6,1 She was buried in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Clay Co., AL.1

Citations

  1. [S936] Cemetery Marker in Mount Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery, Mount Moriah, Clay Co., AL (Mt Moriah School Rd off Mt Moriah Rd (33.42122 -85.66246)).
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S1182] Transcribed by Patricia A. Scott, Clay Co., AL Marriages (USGenWeb), Book D January 5, 1888 - December 28, 1890.
  6. [S1477] Transcribed by Linda S.Ayres, Clay Co., AL Cemeteries (USGenWeb), Mount Moriah Cemetery.

Martha Smith

F, #4777, b. 6 Oct 1857, d. 3 Dec 1912
     Martha Smith was born on 6 Oct 1857 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of Presley Marion Smith and Elizabeth Ross. Martha Smith was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Randolph Co., AL, in the household of Presley Marion Smith.2 Martha Smith was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Clay Co., AL, in the household of Presley Marion Smith.3

Martha Smith married Seaborn J. Pitts on 6 Sep 1877 in Clay Co., AL.4 Martha Smith was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Clay Co., AL, in the household of Seaborn J. Pitts (her husband.)5 Martha Smith was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Clay Co., AL, in the household of Seaborn J. Pitts.6 Martha Smith was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Clay Co., AL, in the household of Seaborn J. Pitts.7

Martha Smith died on 3 Dec 1912 at age 55.1 She was buried in Mount Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery, Mount Moriah, Clay Co., AL.1

Citations

  1. [S936] Cemetery Marker in Mount Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery, Mount Moriah, Clay Co., AL (Mt Moriah School Rd off Mt Moriah Rd (33.42122 -85.66246)).
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S1991] "Alabama, County Marriage Records, 1805-1967," Database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 2 Sep 2018), Citing Marriage Records. Alabama Marriages. County courthouses, Alabama, Clay, 1830 - 1950, No. 404 and Clay, 1873 - 1888, p. 404 (certificate). Certificate says "at P M Smith residence."
  5. [S496] US1880.
  6. [S555] US1900.
  7. [S663] US1910.

Mary Jane Smith

F, #4778, b. 7 Feb 1860, d. 6 Jul 1930
     Mary Jane Smith was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Randolph Co., AL, in the household of Presley Marion Smith.1 Mary Jane Smith was born on 7 Feb 1860 in AL.2,1 She was the daughter of Presley Marion Smith and Elizabeth Ross. Mary Jane Smith was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Clay Co., AL, in the household of Presley Marion Smith.3 Mary Jane Smith was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Clay Co., AL, in the household of Presley Marion Smith.4

Mary Jane Smith married John L. Payne on 14 Nov 1886 in Clay Co., GA, at the residence of P. M. Smith.5 Mary Jane Smith was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Delta, Clay Co., AL, in the household of John L. Payne.6 Mary Jane Smith was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Delta, Clay Co., AL, in the household of John L. Payne.7 Mary Jane Smith was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Delta, Clay Co., AL, in the household of John L. Payne.8

Mary Jane Smith died on 6 Jul 1930 at age 70.2 She was buried in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Delta, Clay Co., AL.2

Children of Mary Jane Smith and John L. Payne

Citations

  1. [S402] US1860.
  2. [S1860] Cemetery Marker in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Delta, Clay Co., AL (Township 18, Range 9, Section 36); read by Read by Linda S.Ayres.
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S1174] "Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950," Index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 15 Feb 2014), Citing marriage records from County Judge of Probate, p. 579.
  6. [S555] US1900.
  7. [S663] US1910.
  8. [S681] US1920.