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 Emma Rilla <I>Yearian</I> Smith

Emma Rilla Yearian Smith

Noble County, Ohio, USA
Death 5 Apr 1943 (aged 95)
Wayne County, Illinois, USA
Burial Cisne, Wayne County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 15683650 · View Source
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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


Children of Isaac and Emarilla:
Emma Mae Smith Compher (1879-1937)
Julia E. Smith Spitzner
Fred Monroe Smith
Archie R. Smith (1887-1968)
Raymond H. Smith (1893-unk)

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  • Created by: David Shelton
  • Added: 10 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15683650
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Rilla Yearian Smith (28 Dec 1847–5 Apr 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15683650, citing Cisne Cemetery, Cisne, Wayne County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by David Shelton (contributor 46530842) .