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Catherine Frances "Kate" Smith Childers
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Birth: Jun. 28, 1884
San Augustine County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1955
San Augustine County
Texas, USA

Catherine Frances "Aunt Kate" was the sixth child of Patrick and Mary Smith. In the 1960's, her younger brother, Michael G. Smith wrote a Family History biographical sketch of his parents, Patrick and Mary Smith and of each of his siblings. The following is what he wrote about Catherine...

Catherine Smith was born in San Augustine, Texas on June 28, 1884. As her mother died Apr 13, 1899 she acted as head of the household and mother of the younger children and was greatly beloved by the whole family. She married Clifford J. Childers on Feb 16, 1904. Kate (as we all called her) and C. J. had 5 children (listed below). They farmed and ran a hardware store in San Augustine, Tex where they resided all their lives. C. J. died in 1953 and Kate died June 1955.

Their children were:
John Smith Childers, died 1975
Clifford J. Childers, Jr., resides in Corpus Christi, Texas
Michael Childers, resides in Corpus Christi
Mary Hicks, married to Dr. Jewel Hicks, who died 1987
Catherine Holt, married to Bill Holt and reside in College Station, Texas. 
 
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 Parents:
  Patrick Smith (1846 - 1906)
  Mary Poole Reilly Smith (1856 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Clive J Childers (1877 - 1953)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Childers Hicks (1906 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bernard Reilly Smith (1876 - 1954)*
  Mary Ann Elizabeth Smith (1878 - 1900)*
  John Patrick Smith (1880 - 1929)*
  Lettitia Smith (1884 - 1906)*
  Catherine Frances Smith Childers (1884 - 1955)
  Mollie Smith (1886 - 1886)*
  Marguerite Smith Sublett (1887 - 1951)*
  Farrell Joseph Smith (1889 - 1960)*
  Susanne Agnes Smith Richardson (1891 - 1981)*
  Philip Smith (1894 - 1988)*
  Michael Gibson Smith (1896 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried adjacent to spouse in the Smith Cemetery.
 
Burial:
Saint Augustine Catholic Cemetery
San Augustine
San Augustine County
Texas, USA
Plot: Within the iron fence
 
Created by: J Pat Smith
Record added: Aug 05, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20800734
Catherine Frances Kate <i>Smith</i> Childers
Added by: J Pat Smith
 
Catherine Frances Kate <i>Smith</i> Childers
Added by: J Pat Smith
 
Catherine Frances Kate <i>Smith</i> Childers
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- Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
 Added: May. 28, 2013
 
 
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