Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Bell 50 Smith

50. Malcom Smith & 51. Clarissa ? {Lafayette Co. MS}


1796, Malcom born in GA.
1803, Clarissa born in GA.
~1830 in GA, Malcom married Clarissa.
1839, they left GA to move to MS. (S) Children’s births.
(S) 1840 Census, AL, Coosa Co., Wall. Two families appear to be living together.
1840, they moved to MS. (S) Children’s births.
10/22/1850, (S) 1850 Census, MS , Lafayette Co. Malcom is a farmer with land valued at $400. Clarissa is called “Clara”. All listed children live with them.
7/6/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS , Lafayette Co., Paris. Malcom is a farmer with land valued at $250. Nancy [Smith] is apparently the widow of son Benjamin, who was in the 1850 Census, and who must have died ~1859. The last 3 children listed appear to be his.
Aft. 1860 Malcom and Clarissa died – not found in the 1870 census.

Children of Malcom and Clarissa:

i. Benjamin S Smith, born 1831 in GA.
~1853, Benjamin married Nancy ?, born 1834 in GA.
~1858, Benjamin died. (S) 1860 Census of parents and birth of Indiana.
7/6/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS , Lafayette Co., Paris. Nancy lives with Benjamin’s parents.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, Lafayette Co., Paris. Nancy lives with her son Louis.
Children:
Wesley Smith, born 1854 in MS.
~1880, he married Elizabeth ?.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, Lafayette Co., Paris. 1 son 4 months old.
Louis Smith, born 1857 in MS.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, Lafayette Co., Paris. His mother lives with him.
Indiana Smith, f, born 1859 in MS.

ii. Frances J Smith (25), born 1835 in GA.

iii. James O Smith, born 1837 in GA.

iv. Mary O Smith, born 1839 in GA.
4/13/1856 in Lafayette Co., MS, Mary married P. P. Patton.

v. Cynthia Smith, born 1840 in MS.
7/6/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS , Lafayette Co., Paris – living with parents.

vi. Parks T Smith, born 1843 in MS.
7/6/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS , Lafayette Co., Paris – living with parents.

vii. Louis V Smith, born 1845 in MS.
7/6/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS , Lafayette Co., Paris – living with parents.

viii. S Rebecca Smith, born 1846 in MS.
7/6/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS , Lafayette Co., Paris – living with parents.

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