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Martha Rowena "Mamy" Grant Smith
Birth: Aug. 5, 1857
Everton
Dade County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1938
Everton
Dade County
Missouri, USA

Martha was the wife of James Calvin Smith and the mother of, Mary Olive "Ollie" (Smith) Sims. Siblings: Norma Ellen (Smith) Grisham, and Walter & Walton Smith (twins).

MARTHA R. SMITH OBITUARY
Found in the Greenfield, Missouri library on microfilm in the Greenfield Vedette:

Martha Rowena Grant, daughter of Jordan and Mary Stockton Grant, was born Aug. 5, 1857 near Lynn Branch in Dade county, Missouri, and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ollie Sims near Everton, October 24, 1938. With the exception of four years in Kansas, all her life was spent in Dade county, Missouri.

In her youth she joined the Liberty Baptist Church where she retained her membership until her death.

She was married to James C. Smith May 30, 1880. To this union were born ten children, 7 of whom preceded her in death, also her husband, who died in 1924. (Note: All of these seven children died when they were three days old, except for Walton who was 5 months old. All are buried in Liberty Cemetery.)

She leaves three children: Walter Sims of Iola Kansas, Mrs. Ollie Sims, and Mrs. Fred Grisham of near Everton, one sister, Mrs. Dave Drisdel of Dadeville, Mo., nine grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Liberty Baptist Church October 25th, with burial in the Liberty cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jordan Grant (1812 - 1868)
  Mary Parthena Stockton Grant (1818 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Walter James Calvin Smith (1858 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Babies (4 Girls & 2 Boys) Smith*
  Walton Smith (1882 - 1882)*
  Jasper Henry Walter Smith (1882 - 1972)*
  Mary Olive Smith Sims (1887 - 1965)*
  Norma Ellen Smith Grisham (1903 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel Richard Grant (1841 - 1917)*
  James Andrew Jackson Grant (1844 - 1916)*
  Nancy Clayton Grant Divine (1846 - 1934)*
  Mary Louisa Grant Smith (1849 - 1874)*
  Jasper Newton Grant (1851 - 1936)*
  Sarah Frances Grant Studdard (1854 - 1934)*
  Martha Rowena Grant Smith (1857 - 1938)
  Parthena M. Grant Drisdel (1862 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Liberty Cemetery
Everton
Dade County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Mary Fallwell Henderson
Record added: Jun 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37809300
Martha Rowena Mamy <i>Grant</i> Smith
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Martha Rowena Mamy <i>Grant</i> Smith
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Martha Rowena Mamy <i>Grant</i> Smith
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To Mamy, my Great Grandmother. I've heard of you all of my life and know I will meet you in Heaven someday. You will always be in my heart.Love, Mary Ellen
- Mary Fallwell Henderson
 Added: Jul. 8, 2011
 
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