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Eleanor Rhea “Nellie” Welch Smith

Galveston, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Death 22 Oct 1893 (aged 26)
Hearne, Robertson County, Texas, USA
Burial Hearne, Robertson County, Texas, USA
Plot lot 25, block 3
Memorial ID 38756022 · View Source
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Nellie Welch Smith was the wife of Wesley Asbury Smith, M.D. who was the son of Anthony Garnett Smith, Jr. and Elizabeth M. Smith Smith of Upson and Talbot counties, Georgia.
Dr. and Mrs. Wesley Asbury Smith were married in 1887 according to his obituary of July 1926.

In March 2013, Dale Trembley sent the following information:
"Nellie's parents were William Pinkney Welch born 14 Oct 1831 in Liberty County, Texas and died 26 May 1880 in Hearne, Robertson County Texas. I have no idea which cemetery he is buried in. Her mother was Elizabeth ‘Eliza' Rhea, born 3 September 1833 in Cedar Bayou, Harris County Texas and died 25 April 1924 in Hearne, Robertson County Texas. She is buried in Norwood Cemetery in Hearne. Nellie was born in Galveston along with 3 of her brothers Charles, William and James."

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  • Created by: Cissy Currie
  • Added: 25 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38756022
  • Old Waco
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Rhea “Nellie” Welch Smith (15 Aug 1867–22 Oct 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38756022, citing Norwood Cemetery, Hearne, Robertson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Cissy Currie (contributor 46827179) .