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Birdia Blanch "Birdie" Smith Slaughter
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1879
Red Oak
Ellis County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 1918
Goliad County
Texas, USA

One of 12 children, the daughter of Thomas Preston "Pressy" Smith and Martha Odell Crum born in Red Oak, Ellis county, Texas on 3 Apr 1879.An interesting note of history is that several of the Smiths married the Slaughters. "Birdie" as she was known, married Sam Slaughter in 1896.
Their children:
Richard Odeal Slaughter 1897 1940
Lois Mae "Laurice" Slaughter 1903 1970
Frank L "Doc" Slaughter 1905 1975
Lottie Viola Slaughter 1908 1974
Reatha Bell Slaughter 1911 1977
Truett Preston Slaughter 1914 1985
Dorothy Elizabeth Slaughter 1916 1995
After the birth of the last daughter, Birdie had many health issues and on 21 Oct 1918, she died in the presence of her husband, Sam with family and friends. 
Family links: 
  Thomas Preston Smith (1849 - 1926)
  Martha Odeal Crum Smith (1849 - 1926)
  Samuel Slaughter (1874 - 1958)*
  Richard Odeal Slaughter (1896 - 1940)*
  Lois Mae Slaughter Williams (1902 - 1991)*
  Frank L. Slaughter (1905 - 1975)*
  Lottie Viola Slaughter Fortenberry (1908 - 1974)*
  Dorothy Elizabeth Slaughter Sheive (1916 - 1995)*
  Harmon Preston Smith (1871 - 1933)*
  Birdia Blanch Smith Slaughter (1879 - 1918)
  Robert Daniel Smith (1888 - 1963)**
*Calculated relationship
Glendale Cemetery
Goliad County
Texas, USA
Plot: Range C, Blk 4. Lot 1, Site 8
Maintained by: CCSN54
Originally Created by: Sue Lilley
Record added: Nov 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80490783
Birdia Blanch Birdie <i>Smith</i> Slaughter
Added by: Sue Lilley
Birdia Blanch Birdie <i>Smith</i> Slaughter
Added by: Sue Lilley
Birdia Blanch Birdie <i>Smith</i> Slaughter
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 Added: Jul. 11, 2015
Connecting roots
- Lera Owens
 Added: Apr. 30, 2015

- Wanda M.
 Added: May. 15, 2013
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