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Ada Chapman Smith
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1852
Louisiana, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1904
Bastrop County
Texas, USA

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Mrs. Ada Cecilia Smith, wife of W.J. Smith, died at her home near High Grove School house on Saturday, October 29, 1904, at the age of 52 years, five months, and 16 days. She was apparently in good health up to the time of her death, and had just returned from a visit to her daughter, who lived near. While going from the wagon to the house she attempted to take her small grandchild, who accompanied her, in her arms, and fell over unconscious. Her daughter, seeing her fall, screamed and attracted the attention of her father, who ran to his wife, but she was dead by that time.
Mrs. Smith's maiden name was Chapman. She was married to W. J. Smith at the home of Tom Watterson near Otis on January 10, 1870. Six children, all girls, were born to them, four of whom survive, they being Mesdames. Robt. Gray (Mary) and Reeves Johnson (Lillian), Misses Alice and Hattie Smith. The two dead were Mrs. Dora Reid and an infant. She was an active and consistent member of the Baptist Church, a lady loved by her neighbors and friends for her devotion to good things and her pure life, and her loss of mourned by numerous friends and relatives. Her mother and a sister living at Pecos City, and she has a brother residing at Fort Davis. The funeral occurred on the 30th at High Grove Cemetery, interment being made in the presence of numerous friends 
 
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 Spouse:
  William "Jasper" Smith (1842 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Eva Elizabeth Smith Reid (1872 - ____)*
  Mary Anne Smith Gray (1875 - 1941)*
  Lillian G. Smith Johnson (1876 - 1930)*
  Hattie Elva Smith Barnett (1891 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
High Grove Cemetery
Bastrop County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Tammy New
Record added: Jun 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38017464
Ada <i>Chapman</i> Smith
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