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 Ada <I>Chapman</I> Smith

Ada Chapman Smith

Birth
Louisiana, USA
Death 29 Oct 1904 (aged 52)
Bastrop County, Texas, USA
Burial Bastrop County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 38017464 · View Source
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Mrs. Ada Cecilia Smith, wife of W.J. Smith, died at her home near High Grove School house on Saturday, October 29, 1904, at the age of 52 years, five months, and 16 days. She was apparently in good health up to the time of her death, and had just returned from a visit to her daughter, who lived near. While going from the wagon to the house she attempted to take her small grandchild, who accompanied her, in her arms, and fell over unconscious. Her daughter, seeing her fall, screamed and attracted the attention of her father, who ran to his wife, but she was dead by that time.
Mrs. Smith's maiden name was Chapman. She was married to W. J. Smith at the home of Tom Watterson near Otis on January 10, 1870. Six children, all girls, were born to them, four of whom survive, they being Mesdames. Robt. Gray (Mary) and Reeves Johnson (Lillian), Misses Alice and Hattie Smith. The two dead were Mrs. Dora Reid and an infant. She was an active and consistent member of the Baptist Church, a lady loved by her neighbors and friends for her devotion to good things and her pure life, and her loss of mourned by numerous friends and relatives. Her mother and a sister living at Pecos City, and she has a brother residing at Fort Davis. The funeral occurred on the 30th at High Grove Cemetery, interment being made in the presence of numerous friends


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  • Created by: Tammy New
  • Added: 7 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38017464
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ada Chapman Smith (13 Apr 1852–29 Oct 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38017464, citing High Grove Cemetery, Bastrop County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tammy New (contributor 1784777) .