Sunday, August 3, 2014

Sunday Obituary – W. D. Smith in MS


William Dorten Smith in MS

"W. D. Smith was born January 14th, 1818; joined Centerville Baptist Chruch by letter September 22, 1891; and lived a consistent member until death, which occurred November 16, 1906, aged 88 years, 9 months and 2 days. Funeral services were conducted by Elder A. F. Davis after which his remains were laid to rest in the family cemetery, leaving seven sons, three daughters and a large number of grandchildren and great grandchildren to mourn their loss."

From: Williams, E. Russ. Abstracts of Obituaries from the Minutes of the Magee's Creek Baptist Association (Mississippi and Louisiana), 1882 - 1924. Monroe, Louisiana: Privately printed, 1978, page 68. From the Louisiana Archives, Baton Rouge, LA.



1 William Dorten Smith b: 14 Jan 1818 Pike, MS, d: 16 Nov 1906
... + Lucreta Dykes b: 10 May 1825 LA, d: 14 Nov 1896 MS
......2 George Smith b: 6 Dec 1840 LA, d: 26 Jan 1921 MS
...... + Jane Smith
.........3 Lucretia Smith b: 21 May 1879, d: 14 Sep 1955 MS
.........3 G. Dort Smith b: 11 Feb 1882, d: 21 Mar 1947 MS
.........3 Maggie Smith b: 20 Jan 1891, d: 20 Oct 1935 MS
......2 Clara A. Smith b: Abt. 1843 MS
......2 William L. Smith b: 06 Apr 1845 MS, d: 15 Apr 1928 MS
...... + Seletia E b: 09 Jun 1852, d: 16 Jan 1902 MS
.........3 Kelly Smith b: 22 Aug 1873, d: 21 Mar 1885 MS
.........3 Emily O. Smith b: 19 May 1876, d: 23 Mar 1879 MS
......2 Henry J. Smith b: 24 May 1847 MS, d: 15 May 1914 MS
......2 Jarrett Rankin Smith b: c. 1849 MS, d: 1934
...... + Florence
......2 Isaac Franklin Smith b: c. 1854 MS
......2 LucindaSmith b: c. 1856 MS
......2 Jasper D. Smith b: c. 1858 MS
......2 Lucreta Dykes Smith b: 18 Feb 1863 MS, d: c. 1957 MS
...... + Henry Marshall Smith d: 1946
.........3 Watteson Smith
.........3 Murray Smith
.........3 Marshal Smith
.........3 C. W. Smith
.........3 Dixie Smith
......... + Holmes
.........3 Era Smith
......... + Porter
.........3 Myrtis Smith
......... + Quinn
.........3 Euna Smith
......... + Holmes
.........3 Hattie Smith
......... + Simmons
.........3 Velma Smith
......... + Holmes
......2 Murrey Smith b: Abt. 1866 MS
... + Lucretta Dykes
......2 Cinderilla Smith b: 1856 MS
...... + Thomas Dolphus Bickham
.........3 Dorten Carroll Bickham b: 1876

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2 comments:

  1. That middle name must come in handy when researching a name like "William Smith."

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