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 Elijah Smith

Elijah Smith

Birth
Wayne County, Kentucky, USA
Death 20 Jan 1849 (aged 39)
Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Burial Palestine, Crawford County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 7, Row 16
Memorial ID 49443056 · View Source
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~MY ANCESTOR~
The son of David Smith and Mary "Polly" (Proctor) Smith, he married Catherine Huffaker in Wayne Co., Kentucky. In 1836, the family moved to Indiana for a short time and then to Crawford Co., Illinois. He made his living by hunting. While Elijah didn't own land, his brother James Smith settled east of Oblong in Crawford Co.
His estate was administered Feb. 28, 1850 and included 1 black cow, 1 red calf, 1 blind mare, 1 scythe & cradle, 1 chopping axe, 2 bull plows, 1 shovel, 1 ricking binder, 1 shot gun, 1 sled, and 12 hogs of varying quality which totaled $38.05. He left his wife, Catherine and nine children as follows:
1. Minerva Catherine Smith (1830-1897) m. Willis Robert Hutchings.
2. MARY ANN SMITH, my ancestor
3. James Miles Smith (1834-1864)
4. Margaret J. Smith (b. 1837) m. Oliver Martin Skeel
5. Seralda E. Smith (b. 1840) m. Joseph Pollans
6. Sarah Eva Smith (1842-1910) m. Noah Heater
7. Nancy Melissa Smith (1844-1929) m. James Albert Scudder
8. Emma Smith (b. 1847) m. Elijah Bailey
9. Joseph Smith (b. 1849)

He died aged 39 yrs. 5 months 1 day.


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  • Created by: Nareen, et al
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49443056
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elijah Smith (19 Aug 1809–20 Jan 1849), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49443056, citing Palestine Cemetery, Palestine, Crawford County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Nareen, et al (contributor 46613568) .