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Emma Rilla Yearian Smith
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Birth: Dec. 28, 1847
Noble County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1943
Wayne County
Illinois, USA

Emarilla "Emily/Emma" was the 2nd of 4 children of
Frederick Yerian and his 2nd wife, Jane (Shipley) Keith
She married 1st about 1866 to George Washington Crooks, son of Joseph Crooks. He was born 1842 in Morgan County, Ohio, and died July 25, 1875. He is also buried in Cisne Cemetery.
She married 2nd November 2, 1876, in Wayne County, Illinois, to Isaac Smith, son of Archibald and Mary Smith. He was born September 25, 1832, in Jefferson County, Ohio, and died September 26, 1925, in Wayne County, Illinois. He is also buried in Cisne Cemetery.
Emma and Isaac lived about a mile west of the Blue Point Free Will Baptist Church. They attended the First Christian Church in Cisne, IL. Emma had amazing knowledge of herbs and their medicinal qualities. She could do everything fron takng the "fire" out of a burn to removing a wart and would tend to the illnesses of local neighbors.


Child of George and Emarilla:
Charles Crooks

(1868-1944)

Children of Isaac and Emarilla:
Emma Mae Smith Compher (1879-1937)
Julia E. Smith Spitzner
(1882-1961)
Fred Monroe Smith
(1884-1972)
Archie R. Smith (1887-1968)
Raymond H. Smith (1893-unk)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Frederick Yerian (1799 - 1852)
  Jane Shipley Yearian (1816 - 1903)
 
 Spouses:
  Isaac Smith (1832 - 1925)
  George Washington Crooks (1842 - 1875)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Everett Crooks (1868 - 1944)*
  Emma Mae Smith Compher (1879 - 1937)*
  Julia Estella Smith Spitzner (1882 - 1961)*
  Fred Monroe Smith (1884 - 1972)*
  Archie R. Smith (1887 - 1968)*
  Raymond H. Smith (1893 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Albert Yearian (1831 - 1910)**
  Solomah Yerian (1833 - 1840)**
  Joseph Yerian (1836 - ____)**
  Francis Reuben Yearian (1845 - 1924)*
  Emma Rilla Yearian Smith (1847 - 1943)
  George Yerian (1850 - 1851)*
  Freddie Yearian (1852 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cisne Cemetery
Cisne
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: David Shelton
Record added: Sep 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15683650
Emma Rilla <i>Yearian</i> Smith
Added by: David Shelton
 
Emma Rilla <i>Yearian</i> Smith
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Emma Rilla <i>Yearian</i> Smith
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- Lady In Black
 Added: Jul. 19, 2011

- David Shelton
 Added: Apr. 25, 2007
 
 
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