Smith Family Genealogy
Smith Family Genealogy

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1. Thomas Ferguson Smith - was born on 7 Jul 1787 in Bedford, Pa and died on 24 Feb 1851 in Logan, Peoria Co., Ill .
Thomas married Martha Taylor on 14 Apr 1818 in Lewis, KY. Martha was born on 12 Apr 1795 in ky. She died on 15 Mar 1872 in Logan, Peoria Co., Ill and was buried in Smithville Cem, Logan, Peoria Ill . (Sources: - 1) (Sources: - 1)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Robert L Smith was born on 20 Sep 1820 in Lewis Co., KY and died on 26 Sep 1912 in Logan Twp, Peoria Co., Ill and was buried in Smithville Cem., Logan, Peoria, Ill . See #2. below.
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2. Robert L Smith - was born on 20 Sep 1820 in Lewis Co., KY and died on 26 Sep 1912 in Logan Twp, Peoria Co., Ill and was buried in Smithville Cem., Logan, Peoria, Ill . He was the son of Thomas Ferguson Smith and Martha Taylor.
Robert married Margaret Ann Hart on 16 Nov 1848 in Peoria Co., Ill. Margaret was born on 5 Mar 1829 in Peoria Co., Ill. She was the daughter of Amaziah Hart and Louise Gooding. She died on 4 Feb 1924 .

Margaret -

1880 Census Logan, Peoria, Ill
name relation age born in occupation father born mother born  
Robert Smith self 59 Ky Farmer KY --  
Margaret Ann Smith wife 51 KY Keeping House KY KY  
Elizabeth Smith dau 19 IL   KY KY  
James M. Smith son 17 IL   KY KY  
Mary Melinda Smith dau 15 IL   KY KY  
Viola Bell Smith dau 12 IL   KY KY  
William McNaughton other 13 PA Farm Laborer PA PA  

 
Lived with her son, James Milford Smith, in Logan Twp. at the 1920 Census.
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Louisa Smith was born on 9 Dec 1849 in Peoria Co., Ill and died on 6 Jul 1920 .
ii.  Walter Smith was born on 2 Jul 1851 in Peoria Co., Ill.
iii.  Martha Taylor Smith was born on 23 Aug 1854 in Peoria Co., Ill and died on 28 Mar 1922 .
iv.  Cleona Smith was born on 30 Jul 1857 in Peoria Co., Ill.
v.  Sarah Elizabeth Smith was born on 19 Sep 1860 in Peoria Co., Ill and died on 13 Dec 1935 .
Sarah married Robert Stewart.

Sarah - occupation: Married: Stewart - had at least one child, Eleanor Stewart, who married a PARR.
 
Malinda and Elizabeth married William and Robert who were brothers.
vi.  James Milford Smith was born on 17 Dec 1862 in Peoria Co., Ill and died on 19 Jul 1939 .

James -

1920 Census Logan, Peoria, Ill
name relation age born in father born mother born occupation
James M. Smith head 57 IL Ky Ky Farmer - general farm
Gertrude C Smith dau 23 IL IL IL none
Adrian A. Smith son 20 IL IL IL Laborer - home farm
Lucien R. Smith son 18 IL IL IL Laborer - home farm
Margaret A. Smith mother 90 KY KY JY none
vii.  Mary Malinda Smith was born on 25 Aug 1864 in Peoria Co., Ill and died on 3 Feb 1927 . See #3. below.
viii.  Viola Bell Smith was born on 15 Apr 1868 in Peoria Co., Ill.
Viola married Elmer Gardner.

Viola - "Aunt Viola's husband died out in Oregon last week (Mar 20 1964) He was 99 years old of Feb 24, 1964" - Eleanor Parr (1964)
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3. Mary Malinda Smith - was born on 25 Aug 1864 in Peoria Co., Ill and died on 3 Feb 1927 . She was the daughter of Robert L Smith and Margaret Ann Hart.
Mary married William Stewart. William was born about 1860.
Children:
i.  Ira Stewart was born on 27 Nov 1892 in Hanna City.
Ira married Florence Oakman on 2 Nov 1929 in Peoria, Ill..

Ira - occupation: Secretary Kansas Power + Lt -
ii.  Robert Stewart
iii.  Warren Stewart
iv.  Ensley Stewart

Ensley - Had a daughter named Malinda Smith:

email August 2005

 
Dear Allbert,
 
I just read the family history for Mary Melinda Stewart. She was my grandmother. My father was Ensley Stewart. I am named after my grandmother. The spelling of Melinda is incorrect. It is spelled Malinda.
 
Thank you.
 
Malinda
v.  Bessie Stewart
Sources:
1 YOUNG FAMILY HISTORY KAREN L YOUNG Web: http://www.geocities.com/genealogydan99/pafg211.htm

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