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John Godbold Smith
Birth: 1843
Alabama, USA
Death: 1875
Decatur
Wise County
Texas, USA

A 7th US 1850 Census record taken In Natchitoches parish Louisiana, of the Smith family that lists John Godbold as a seven-year-old who was from Alabama.

An 8th US 1860 census record that was taken in Natchitoches parish, Louisiana that states that John Godbold Smith was 17 years old.

There are numerous Civil War records of John Godbold Smith who was in the 19th Louisiana Infantry Company D. He was captured at the Battle of Missionary Ridge and sent to Rock Island prison for the remainder of the war. In the McIntyre Family bible it was recorded that eventually he died from his war wounds.

On the 10th US 1880 Census that was taken in Precinct 2 of Wise County Texas. On that it was recorded that an A.C. Smith, (Ann Caroline (McIntyre)Smith), and two children, (Henry Hunter 12 years and Leonard 10 years old. She also was listed as widowed.

Rock Island prison also introduced many deadly diseases to the inmates. It is documented that Rock Island Prison introduced many fatal diseases to the inmates. Surely he suffered from illness while he was a POW there and that this may have also shortened his life. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ann Caroline McIntyre Smith (1844 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  Henry Hunter Smith (1867 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
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Record added: Jun 22, 2012
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