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Thurza Jane "Thursday" Anderson Smithee
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1854
Death: Dec. 3, 1931

THANKS to Barb Henderson for creating this memorial.

Information BELOW submitted by Deb (McEntire) Williams on
08-28-2013; last revised on 04-01-2015:

Thurza ‘Thursey/Thursday’/Theresa Jane (Anderson) (F)
Thurza Jane, called 'Thursday' by her granddaughter may also have been named Theresa Jane. She was the daughter of James A. Anderson (1829-1911) AND Nancy Jane (Hamm) Anderson (1828-1899).

Thurza married James Lafayette ‘Fate' Smithee (1853-1940) on 03-11-1875 Stone Co. Arkansas, USA.

According to the 1900 Census of Hampton, Marion Co. AR., Lafayette Smitha (James Lafayette 'Fate' Smithee) and his wife, Jane (Thurza Jane) had 12 children but only 7 were living, including:

1. Jessie/Jesse/Chester/Chesley/Chelie Alexander 'Alex' Smithee (1876–1930); married #1 Fannie Bell/Belle (Turney); married #2 Annie Unknown - this marriage CAN NOT be proven; married #2 Manda Louella 'Eller' O'Daniel.

2. Andrew Jackson Smithee (1878–1937); married #1 Lucinda J. Summers; married #2 Mary 'Barto' (Stephens) – they had 04 children; married #3 Malissia Jane 'Lis' (McEntire). NOTE: Andrew's gravestone incorrectly lists 1887 as birth date, which should be 1878.

3. Martha Elizabeth (Smithee) ((Luke)) ((Tyler)); born 1879 AR; died 1966 OK; married #1 Isaac Luke; married #2 Isaac Reeves Tyler.

4. George Washington Smithee (1883–1972); married Cora Jane (Husky/Huskey). Moved to Washington state.

5. Amanda Loucinda Louisa Bell 'Mindy/Minda' (Smithee) ((Graves)); born 11-23-1884 AR; d 07-28-1979 Tulsa, OK; married Thomas Benton Graves. Moved to Oklahoma

6. Hersie/Hersey/Hessie (Smithee) ((Johnson)); born 09-1891 AR; d 02-1939; married Charles Arthur Johnson. Moved to Washington state.

7. Jane/Janie E. (Smithee) (1887–1969); married Hester Manley Norvell on 06-09-1932. Moved to Oklahoma.

Family links: 
  James A Anderson (1829 - 1911)
  Nancy Jane Hamm Anderson (1828 - 1899)
  James Lafayette Smithee (1853 - 1940)*
  Jessie/Chester/Chesley/ Chelie Alexander Smithee (1876 - 1930)*
  Andrew Jackson Smithee (1878 - 1937)*
  Martha Elizabeth Smithee Tyler (1879 - 1966)*
  George Washington Smithee (1883 - 1972)*
  Amanda Loucinda Smithee Graves (1884 - 1979)*
  Janie T. Smithee Norvell (1897 - 1968)*
  Thurza Jane Anderson Smithee (1854 - 1931)
  Sarah California Anderson Lawrence (1859 - 1925)*
  Carroll Robert Anderson (1862 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Anderson Flat Cemetery
Marion County
Arkansas, USA
Maintained by: Deb (McEntire) Williams
Originally Created by: Barb Henderson
Record added: Apr 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89115119
Thurza Jane Thursday <i>Anderson</i> Smithee
Added by: Deb (McEntire) Williams
Thurza Jane Thursday <i>Anderson</i> Smithee
Added by: Barb Henderson
Thurza Jane Thursday <i>Anderson</i> Smithee
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To my Great-Grandmother, thanks for sharing your love of quilting, flower growing, and cooking, with my Mother; who then passed these same passions on to me.
- Deb (McEntire) Williams
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014

- Jean Boyce
 Added: Jan. 5, 2014

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