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William Cornelius Smith
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Birth: 1843
Brazoria County
Texas, USA
Death: 1885
Caldwell County
Texas, USA

William C. Smith, was born in 1843 in Brazoria County , the grandson of Old Three Hundred pioneer, Cornelius Smith. William served in the 4th Texas Cavalry under Capt. William Hardeman in New Mexico and Louisiana . He died around 1885 in the area of Luling, Caldwell County , but I have never found his grave.

1880 census Caldwell Co, TX (128/130) W. C. Smith, 36 married, b. TX, p arents b. KY, head of house. Also in household John Smith (17 single b . TX) listed as cousin. Listed on page is Edna's sister Jane Smith.

Smith Family Bible
Dave Roberts
1850 Census Caldwell County Texas Is age 5 living with the Gerrin Hinds family.
Change Date: 3 Oct 2001 at 21:26:34

Father: William Robert SMITH b: 29 Apr 1816 in Pulaski, Kentucky
Mother: Lorinda HINDS b: 27 Nov 1821 in of Polecat, Rowan, North Carolina

Marriage 1 Edney C. PENLEY b: ABT 1846 in Texas
Married: 23 Nov 1863 in Lockhart, Caldwell County, Texas
1. Idora SMITH b: ABT 1868 in Caldwell County, Texas
2. Mary J. SMITH
3. William C. SMITH
4. Charles SMITH
5. Laura SMITH b: 12 Jul 1870 in Texas

William C. Smith (First_Last)
Regiment Name 4 Texas Cavalry
Side Confederate
Company A
Soldier's Rank_In Private
Soldier's Rank_Out Private
Alternate Name
Film Number M227 roll 34

Family links: 
  Edny C. Pendley Thornton (1845 - 1904)*
  Dora Smith Caperton (1869 - 1953)*
  Laura Smith (1870 - 1902)*
  William Cornelius Smith (1874 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: SnL Roots
Record added: Feb 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47990802

Thank you for your Confederate service. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Oct. 22, 2010

- Jreb
 Added: Feb. 12, 2010

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