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Ardella Smith
Birth: Nov. 1, 1803
Washington County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1872
Houston County
Georgia, USA

Daughter of Nancy Dean and William Smith, Jr.; wife of Needham Smith.

Ardella and Needham were the parents of Louisa Smith Bryan (18211839), Harriett Smith Walker (18221854), Deborah Ann Smith Roquemore McDonald (18281895), Mary Ann Smith Burney (18311857), Drupina Smith Feagin (18331920), Elizabeth A "Bettie" Smith Fordham (18391912) and Martha I "Mattie" Smith Bailey (18451929).

Ardella (Ardelia) surrounded herself with family members including her grandchildren as evidenced by 1860 and 1870 census records with young Walkers, Fordhams and Roquemores enumerated with her.

Census Records

1850: District 11 (Upper), Houston, Georgia
Household: Needham Smith, 53, farmer/land owner with over $8000 in real estate; Ardilla Smith, 47, Mary, 19; Drupina. 17; Elizabeth, 11: Martha, 6; William T Spate, 7; William Alger, 22, farmer; Elizabeth Smith, 42.

1860: District 11, Houston, Georgia
Widowed; household includes daughter Elizabeth, 20, Wes Spait, 17, George Walker, 16, Martha I Smith, 15, and Betsy I Walker, 7. Living near Garrett and Martha Smith and several Speights' families.

1870: Subdivision 167, Houston, Georgia
Farmer with land and personal property. Ardilla's household includes Bettie Fordham, 30, Mattie Smith, 21, Fannie Fordham, 9, Bessie Walker, 17, John Roquemore, 11, Helen Goode, 15, and Ada Mercer, 15. Betty Fordham, Mattie Smith and Bessie Walker all own property.


 
 
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 Parents:
  William Smith (1773 - 1851)
  Nancy Dean Smith (1784 - 1845)
 
 Spouse:
  Needham Smith (1796 - 1854)
 
 Children:
  Harriet Smith Walker (1821 - 1854)*
  Deborah Ann Smith McDonald (1828 - 1895)*
  Mary Ann Smith Burney (1831 - 1857)*
  Drupina Smith Feagin (1833 - 1920)*
  Elizabeth A. Smith Fordham (1839 - 1912)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ardella Smith (1803 - 1872)
  Alexander Smith (1805 - 1864)*
  Garrett Smith (1821 - 1884)*
  Risdon Smith (1825 - 1849)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Smith Family Cemetery
Bonaire
Houston County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Patricia R. McCullough
Originally Created by: Anthony Cooper
Record added: Oct 22, 2010
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Ardella Smith
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Ardella Smith
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Gone but not forgotten.
- PRMc
 Added: Jun. 3, 2012
 
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