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The Smith family of Covington, LA was descended from a founder of the village of Wharton in St. Tammany Parish, which became Covington when later incorporated as a town. This Smith genealogy was originally assembled by Archie R. Smith III. Data on John Edis Smith is largely taken from Legends of Covington Cemetery No. 1, 1988.
1. John Edis (Edes) SMITH, Sr., b. 4/17/1815 in Baltimore, MD (his father was b. in England), d. 5/15/1893 in Covington; m. (1) 7/1/1843 in Baltimore, MD Eliza Jane MASSON, b. 7/10/1823 or 8/10/1823 in Baltimore, d. 10/14/1882 in Covington, d/o Capt. William MASSON, Sr., and Eliza MASSON (See Masson 188.8.131.52a.6). His parents died in Baltimore of yellow fever. (But an oral account by Alton Smith says that they died at sea, and that there was a brother who was separated from John Edis in Baltimore.) He lived with an uncle on Kent Island, farmer William Legg. In 1832 he went to work for Joseph G. Galibert in Baltimore to learn the cooper's trade. In 1837 he shipped on board the schooner Captain Shaw to Mobile, AL, and from there went to New Orleans, where he was a foreman for D. S. Dervees & Stockton. He returned to Baltimore after seven years and married Eliza Jane MASSON. Alton Smith says that she had T. B., which prompted them to move to Louisiana for the warmer climate. They returned to New Orleans on the Tippecanoe, and later in 1843, moved to St. Tammany Parish, settling near the town of Sun. He was a blacksmith at first. He started Smith Hardware around 1846. By 1857, they moved to Covington to have a better education for their children. The Smiths lived in an attractive house on East Rutland Street, which remained in the Smith family for about 125 years. It now houses the St. Tammany Homestead. Smith Hardware continues to be carried on by the descendants of John Edis Smith, his son Hardy Horatio Smith, and Hardy's sons Archie and Alfred Smith. However, two of his sons, Hardy and Henry, had a fight which led to the establishment of a separate store by Henry Smith in 1876. The business H. J. Smith's Sons is still run by descendants of Henry James Smith, his son J. Lewis "Deed" Smith, and his son J. Louis "Red" Smith. He m. (2) ______; no children.
1. William Theodore SMITH, b. 4/19/1845 in New Orleans, LA, d. 9/25/1931 in Galveston, TX; m. 5/2/1871 Regina Frances CHILDS, b. 8/14/1854 in MS, d. 6/27/1919 in Galveston. They settled in Galveston.
. 1. William Edis SMITH, b. 9/13/1872 in Galveston, d. 6/21/1940 in Houston, TX; m. c. 1893 Lena JUNEMAN, b. c. 1868 in TX. He worked from at least 1910 to at least 1940 as a Pullman conductor.
. 2. Walter Frederick SMITH, Sr., b. 12/15/1874 in Galveston, d. 5/5/1941 in Phoenix, AZ; m. Vertie Venora "Bertie" GAMMILL, b. c. 1881 in TX.
. 2. Julia Elizabeth (Eliza) SMITH, b. 10/30/1877 in Galveston, d. 1/22/1925 in Dallas, TX; m. 1898 Charles Andrew WILSON, b. 1/29/1872 in TX, d. 1/24/1948 in Dallas.
. 4. Theodora SMITH, b. 10/1893 in TX, d. 5/22/1991 in Galveston; m. Robert Lewis JONES, b. 6/6/1887 in Jackson, TN.
2a. Josephine Eliza SMITH, b. 9/7/1846 in St. Tammany Parish, LA, d. 1/10/1936 in New Orleans; m. (1) 3/28/1872 William Henry CUSHMEY, d. 6/29/1895; no children. Following child may have been William's child by a different mother.
. 1. Lydia Jane CUSHMEY, d. 9/24/1874.
2b. Josephine Eliza SMITH; m. (2) 12/24/1896 in St. Tammany Parish Robert A. FORD, d. bef. 1910.
3a. Henry James SMITH, b. 8/23/1848 in northern St. Tammany Parish, d. 8/18/1935 in Covington; m. (1) 10/10/1871 Emily Virginia "Jennie" KENNEDY, b. 10/19/1847 in Covington (?), d. 7/22/1912 in Covington; see Kennedy 1.4b.2.
. 1. Annie
Cecile "Nan" SMITH, b. 8/14/1872 in Covington, d. 3/12/1960 in Covington;
never m.; lived much of her life with her brother and sister-in-law, Deed
and Anna Smith (#1.3a.3, below).
Julian Henry SMITH, Sr., b. 3/1/1875, d. 3/19/1945;
m. 10/27/1909 Rachel Louise LINTON "Nani",
b. 11/15/1884, d. 11/13/1946, bur. Covington Abbey
(see Linton 1.2).
. 3. John Louis (Lewis) "Deed" SMITH, Sr., b. 3/5/1877 in Covington, d. 8/15/1958 in Covington; m. 1/29/1919 in Covington Anna "Nan" MOREELL "Deeden-Nan", b. 10/6/1882 in Russia (reported as b. in New York City in several federal censuses), d. 8/11/1974 in Covington. (Anna was a sister of Admiral Ben Moreell, who founded the Navy CBs.)
3b. Henry James SMITH; m. (2) between 1912 and 1920 Nellie Olivia STRAIN, her 2nd m., b. 1/1869 in LA, d. 10/14/1946 in Covington; no children of this m. Nellie's 1st m. 9/4/1889 in Covington to William N. COOPER, b. 12/1865 in LA, d. 9/25/1907 in LA.
4. Sara (Sallie) Louisiana "Lou" SMITH, b. 3/20/1850 in Sun, St. Tammany Parish, d. 1/24/1923 (some sources give 2/24/1923) in New Orleans, bur. in Chubby Hill; m. 1/26/1871 in Covington Milton Sidney BURNS, b. 11/11/1846 in New Orleans, d. 6/12/1917 in Chubby Hill, bur. Chubby Hill.
. 1. Ella Mae BURNS, b. 3/25/1873, d. 12/14/1942, bur. Chubby Hill; m. 10/1902 Thomas Leo DRUMMOND, b. 12/10/1870, d. 5/11/1935, bur. Chubby Hill; no children.
. 2. Josephine Virginia "Josie" BURNS, b. 12/25/1873 in LA, d. 12/27/1947 in Baton Rouge, bur. Chubby Hill; m. (1) 7/27/1891 Jacob Milton CORE, Jr., b. 1868 or 6/1877, d. 3/7/1901; m. (2) Amzie M. KEAN, b. c. 1860 in LA, d. 7/18/1934 in E. Baton Rouge Parish (his 2nd m.). Children of Josie and Milton:
. . 1. Emma Mae CORE, b. 7/1/1892 in LA, d. 6/19/1983 in Pinehurst, NC; m. in Durham, NC John D. McKEITHAN.
. . 2. Edith Wilton CORE, b. 4/22/1894 in LA, d. 3/1985 in Conroe, TX; m. (1) James Charles Victor SEAGALE, b. 7/17/1886 in Ohio, d. 7/1/1972 in Lakeland, FL; m. (2) in Cleveland, TX John (Mc)Dowell "Dal" HUNT, b. 6/5/1904 in Pennington, TX, d. 2/14/1966 near Cleveland, TX.
. . 3. Dudley Harold CORE, b. 12/18/1898 in LA, d. 4/1982 in Baton Rouge, LA; m. c. 1942 in Baton Rouge, LA Maggie Lee CASTON, b. 4/10/1900 in MS, d. 4/13/1986 in Baton Rouge.
. 3. John Preston BURNS, b. 6/3/1877 in Covington, d. 12/9/1954 in Washington Parish, LA; m. 7/6/1901 Nellie Washtella DANIEL(S), b. 7/5/1876 in Franklnton, LA, d. 3/25/1942 in Washington Parish. They lived in Bogalusa, Washington Parish, LA. No children.
. 4. Louis Singleton BURNS, b. 4. 5/11/1879 in Covington, d. 9/21/1965; m. 10/16/1904 Mary FUSSELL, b. 1/8/1880 in LA, d. 1/5/1967.
. . 1. Mable BURNS, b. 11/21/1905 in Bogalusa, d. 6/30/1947 in McComb, MS; m. Henry Burt BROCK, Sr., b. 8/31/1901 in LA, d. 12/27/1978.
. 5. Clara Eliza BURNS, b. 11/25/1881 or 1882 in Covington, d. 11/4/1934, bur. Chubby Hill (Clerk Court birth 11/1881, death 11/24/1934); m. 10/8/1903 Weston Hulon SHAW, b. before 1881 in Kentwood, LA, d. 8/3/1922 in New Orleans.
. . 1. Edwina (Edwin) Sarah SHAW, b. 5/9/1905 in Ramsay, LA, d. 1/4/1953 in San Antonio, TX; m. c. 1927 LeRoy Campbell NORDYKE, b. 2/14/1907 in Jennings, LA, d. 3/7/1963 in Olympia, Washington; div. No children.
. . 2. Winston Hulon SHAW, b. 3/25/1909 in Ramsay, d. 6/10/1974 in Houston, TX; m. 1937 in Houston Lola Olga CAMPBELL, b. 6/13/1917 in Abbeville, LA, d. 1/22/2006 in Houston.
. . 3. Dolores Hazel SHAW, b. 8/3/1911 in New Orleans, d. 4/6/1977 in San Antonio, TX; m. Wayne Jackson O'NEIL, b. 12/23/1908 in Nixon, TX, d. 1/24/1997 in Houston.
. 6. James Howard BURNS, b. 1/25/1884 in Folsom, LA, d. 10/21/1968, bur. Bogalusa, LA; m. 4/23/1916 Elulia TALLEY, b. 6/8/1895 in Sun, LA, d. 3/20/1948 in Bogalusa, LA, bur. in Bogalusa; m. 4/23/1916 Elulia TALLEY, b. 6/8/1895 in Sun, LA, d. 3/10/1948 in Bogalusa, bur. in Bogalusa.
. . 1. Bertha Madeline BURNS, b. 3/27/1919 in Folsom, LA, d. 6/17/2003 in Bogalusa; m. 5/31/1941 in Bay St. Louis, MS Claude Earl "Nunny" CARR, b. 5/7/1919 in Alton, FL, d. 2/29/2004 in Bogalusa.
. . 2. Wilmeth Rosalie BURNS, b. 11/11/1926 in Folsom, LA; m. (1) S. RIVERA; m. (2) 2/1/1967 William M. AYERS, b. 2/11/1920.
. 7. Sidney Milton BURNS, b. 5/29/1886, d. 5/25/1957 in Baton Rouge, bur. Chubby Hill; m. (1) c. 1916 Edna Mae MILLETT, b. c. 1893 in LA; m. (2) Edna Mae DE LA HOUSSAYE, her 2nd m., b. c. 1890-1895 or 5/1/1897 in LA, d. 11/12/1958. Edna Mae DE LA HOUSSAYE m. (1) 6/16/1918 Samuel Joseph FRIEDLANDER, Sr. (II); see Friedman 1a.1.1. The 1940 census shows the son of Friedlander as step-son of Burns. It is possible that these two women were the same person, but if so, the dates of their marriages do not make sense.
. 8. William Masson BURNS, Sr., b. 6/16/1888 (Clerk Court birth 6/14/1888) in Covington, d. 9/7/1962, bur. Roselawn Memorial, Baton Rouge, LA; m. 5/21/1921 in Folsom, LA Edna Mae VICKERS, b. 5/1/1899, d. 10/22/1955, bur. Roselawn Memorial, Baton Rouge, LA.
. 9. Ruble Francis BURNS, b. 4/6/1891 in Folsom, LA, d. 12/3/1918 of influenza in Paris Island, SC, in Marine Corps.
5. Hardy Horatio SMITH, Sr., b. 1/7/1852 in Sun, LA in St. Tammany Parish on the Bogue-Chitto River near the Washington Parish line, d. 10/16/1937 in Covington, bur. Covington Cemetary; m. 10/3/1878 in Abita Point, LA Margie (Majoire?) Barkley VIENNE, b. 2/21/1861, d. 3/31/1938 in Covington.
. 1. Dr. Hardy
Horatio SMITH, Jr., b. 4/4/1880 in Covington, d. 10/19/1956 in Santa Barbara, CA,
bur. in Fort Smith, AR; m. (1) 3/31/1906 Roberta MANTON, b. 6/12/1886 in Rocky
Mount, Bossier Parish, LA, d. 8/16/1933 in Fort Smith, AR; m. (2) 6/23/1934 in
New Orleans, her 3rd m., Eva Elinor JAY, b. 8/1881 in LA, d. 9/10/1936 in New Orleans
(burned to death); no children of this marriage; m. (3) 11/27/1939 in Jackson, MO,
her 2nd m., Mildred Elizabeth WRIGHT, b. 4/15/1894 in Onondaga, NY, d. 10/23/1987
in San Bruno, CA; no children of this marriage.
Eva m. (1) 4/30/1902 at Madisonville, LA Charles Mitchell IVES, Sr., b. 4/1876 or 1877 in San Antonio, TX, d. 8/9/1914 in New Orleans; 2 children of this m.; she m. (2) 10/1923 in New Orleans Guy Norse ARMSTRONG, b. 1/1/1870 in New Orleans, d. 6/26/1925 in New Orleans; no children of this marriage.
Mildred m. (1) 1/19/1921 in Jackson, MO, his 2nd m., Edward Francis WILLIAMS, Sr., b. 7/5/1884 in NY, d. 12/10/1937 in Kansas City, MO; 3 children of this m. Edward m. (1) 6/27/1910 in Chautauqua County, NY Dorothy Ellen WRIGHT (sister of Mildred WRIGHT), b. 10/27/1887 in Auburn, NY, d. 12/2/1918 in Kansas City; 2 children of this m.
Dr. Smith practiced medicine in Cotton Valley, LA, then moved his practice to Fort Smith, AR in 1914 until about 1948, when he retired to Los Angeles.
Child of Hardy Smith and Roberta Manton:
. . 1. Frances Marcie SMITH, b. 8/19/1910 in Cotton Valley, d. 6/18/1931 in an automobile accident in Fayetteville, AR; never married.
. 2. Archie Rubin SMITH, Sr., b. 10/5/1881 in Covington, d. 1/17/1958 in Covington, bur. Chubby Hill; m. 7/17/1907 Corinne Burns BLOSSMAN, b. 10/29/1887 in New Orleans, d. 1/29/1966 in Covington, bur. Chubby Hill.
. 3. Clarence Edis SMITH, Sr., b. 7/18/1883 in Covington, d. 8/6/1884 in Covington.
. 4. Alfred Vienne SMITH, Sr., b. 10/31/1884 in Covington, d. 3/11/1954 in Covington, bur. Covington Cemetery; m. 2/21/1905 in New Orleans Lavinia E. PERRONCEL, b. 11/2/1884 in Marshall, MO, d. 6/23/1974 in Covington, bur. Covington Cemetery.
. 5. Clara Pearl SMITH, b. 7/28/1886 in Covington, d. 12/9/1958 in Los Angeles, CA; m. 9/6/1905 Samual Logan BELKNAP, Sr., b. in New Orleans.
. 6. Barkley Masson SMITH, b. 4/23/1890 in Covington, d. 7/4/1964 in Covington, bur. Garden of the Pines Cemetery, Covington; m. 4/23/1929 in Bogalusa, LA Doris Mettie PURVIS, b. 11/17/1906 in Hazelhurst, MS, d. 10/25/2000 in Covington; div. Some researchers show Barkley's d. date as 1954, but all sources show 1964.
. 7. Warren Howell SMITH, Sr., b. 9/17/1892 or 1893 in Covington, founded Smith Chevrolet, d. 6/3/1963 in New Orleans, bur. Covington; m. 10/24/1914 in Forrest County, MS Mabel HOSMER, b. 4/23/1894 in Summit, MS, d. 9/15/1973 in Covington; div.
6. Isabella Amelia SMITH (Amelia), b. 11/27/1853 in Covington, d. 12/25/1933 in Slidell, bur. Covington; m. 12/5/1871 Hiram Rivers SINGLETON, b. 4/16/1848 in Jeanerette, LA, d. 3/25/1910 in El Paso, TX, bur. Covington.
. 1. Hampton Richardson SINGLETON, Sr., b. 1/24/1873 in Covington, d. 3/22/1916; m. 10/6/1897 Harriet "Hattie" Virginia THEUS, b. 5/6/1878 in LA, d. 11/8/1944. She m. (2) 2/23/1933 in New Orleans John Frederick FOSTER, b. 12/14/1868 in New Orleans, d. 3/27/1944 in Shreveport, LA. The Fosters lived in Shreveport.
. 2. Eliza Amelia SINGLETON, b. 9/20/1874 in LA, d. 3/3/1967; m. 4/24/1901 Jacob Henry BLUMER, b. 3/15/1866 in Handsboro, MS, d. 11/25/1920 in Pascagolua, MS.
. 3. Ruth SINGLETON, b. 4/22/1876 in MS, d. 12/22/1927; m. 11/23/1897 Claude Nathaiet Robert JAMES, b. 3/31/1873 in Eddyville, KY, d. 1948 in Gulfport, MS.
. 4. Frank Edis SINGLETON, b. 8/29/1877 in MS, d. 8/11/1935; m. 8/28/1907 Ola SMITH.
. 5. Marion Alma SINGLETON, b. 3/2/1880 in MS, d. 10/13/1880.
. 6. Foote Rivers SINGLETON, b. 12/19/1881, d. 5/23/1962; m. 3/25/1908 Mary Edith TOMB, d. 5/3/1961 in Slidel, LA.
. 7. Ewell Dalton SINGLETON, Sr., b. 1/26/1885 in Canton, MS, d. 6/27/1950 in Biloxi; m. 11/23/1910 in El Paso, TX Minnie Gertrude WOODS, b. 10/22/1887 in GA, d. 3/13/1958 in Biloxi.
. 8. Charles Galloway SINGLETON, b. 11/16/1886 in Yazoo City, MS, d. 4/30/1974 in Houston, TX, bur. Dallas, TX; m. 9/1/1909 in St Louis, MO Sadie May DONALDSON, b. 5/8/1886 in Altamont, IL, d. 10/1/1968 in Houston, TX, bur. Dallas, TX.
7. Susan Virginia SMITH, b. 9/15/1855 in St. Tammany Parish, d. 6/15/1953, bur. Covington Cemetary #1; m. 1873 or 10/13/1877 William Gogan KENTZEL, b. 11/28/1847 in Philadelphia, PA, d. 10/13/1907. They lived at first in Galveston, TX, but returned to Covington 11/1878 when her father bought the St. Tammany Farmer Press, a weekly newspaper, and made him its editor.
. 1. Lydia Jane KENTZEL, b. 1/22/1875 in Galveston, TX, living with John Edis Smith family in 1880, d. 6/17/1961 in Washington Parish, LA; m. (1) 10/30/1895 in St. Tammany Parish William WARD or WORD, b. in TN or 4/28/1849 in Rome, Georgia, d. 10/3/1903; m. (2) 7/4/1907 Alexander Hamilton HAMMETT, b. 4/2/1875 in GA, d. 4/9/1942.
. 2. Catherine Tyler "Katie" KENTZEL, b. 4/17/1876 in Covington, d. 3/21/1943 in Washington Parish, LA; m. 6/10/1908 Edward James TERREBONNE, Sr., b. 6/2/1887 in New Orleans, d. 3/1/1945 in Washington Parish.
. 3. William Henry "Willie" KENTZEL, b. 7/25/1878 in Covington, d. 8/15/1938; m. 4/27/1910 in New Orleans Mary Carmelite PADIN, b. 5/11/1886 or 4/17/1886 in New Orleans, d. 1/31/1941.
. 4. Edward Dale KENTZEL, b. 1/22/1880 in LA, d. 5/17/1965; m. (1) 6/29/1903 in New Orleans Genevieve Theresa BURNS, b. c. 1883 in TN of Irish parents, d. 2/15/1952 in New Orleans; m. (2) before 1930 census, her 2nd m., Laura L. GUYOL, b. 4/1882 in Covington, LA, d. 8/20/1948 in Baton Rouge, LA. Laura m. (1) 12/17/1903 in Covington, his 1st m., Henry Cassius MEYER, b. 5/8/1880 in New Orleans, d. 1/16/1935 in Virginia Beach, VA. Henry m. (2) 2/3/1921 in Manhattan, NYC Mary Louise LAND, b. 7/29/1892 in Seaboard, VA, d. 8/20/1978 in Norfolk, VA.
. 5. Ida Mae KENTZEL, b. 5/12/1887 in Covington, d. 4/1970 in Bogalusa, LA; m. c. 1907 George Fontaine POOLE, b. 9/2/1884 in AL, d. 5/22/1945 in New Orleans, bur. in Bogalusa.
. 6. Frank Harrison KENTZEL, Sr., b. 6/29/1892 in Covington, d. 1/4/1961 in Bogalusa, bur. in Bogalusa; m. 12/24/1915 Lucy A. DOUGLAS, b. 1/20/1898 in MS, d. 11/9/1998, bur. in Bogalusa.
8. Elizabeth Ann “Annie” "Lizzie" SMITH, b. 9/8/1857 in Covington, d. 12/9/1947; m. (1) est. 1875 Louis Rundell FEATHERSTONE, Sr., b. 3/16/1851 in IL or MS, d. 10/19/1883 in Yuba City, CA; m. (2) est. 1888 Peter Chiles QUIN, d. before 1900 census.
8a. Children of Annie and Louis:
. 1. Josephine Eliza "Josie" FEATHERSTONE, b. 4/5/1876 in Covington, MS, d. 3/2/1968 in Hattiesburg, MS; m. 11/11/1901 in Hazlehurst, MS James Thomas (J. T.) LEGGETT, Sr., his 2nd m., b. 1/24/1865 in Barlow, MS, d. 6/24/1949 in Hattiesburg; his 1st m. 8/5/1981 in Wilkinson County, MS to Kate Bruce BROWN, b. 1/31/1864 in Woodville, MS, d. 11/28/1900 in Woodville. 5 children of J. T. and Kate, 4 children of J. T. and Josie.
. 2. Irene C. FEATHERSTONE, b. 3/1/1879 in Jackson, MS, d. 12/25/1979 in Hattiesburg, MS; m. 11/5/1907 in Hinds County, MS Joseph Hudson "Joel" PENIX, Sr., b. 8/4/1878 in Claiborne Parish, LA, d. 9/19/1937 in Jackson; 2 children.
. 3. Francis Marion "Frank" FEATHERSTONE, Sr., b. 11/24/1880 in CA, d. 4/2/1956 in Indianola, MS; m. (1) c. 1902 Camille DIDIET, b. c. 1885 in MO, d. 1913; m. (2) est. 1915 in Biloxi, MS Annette CARTER, b. 9/26/1890 in MS, d. 4/16/1983 in Winter Haven, FL. 1 child of Frank and Camille, 3 children of Frank and Annette.
. 4. Lewis Rundell FEATHERSTONE, Jr., b. 7/23/1883 in Yuba City, d. 5/10/1955; m. Retta (Rhetta) Cameron NEWMAN, b. 12/27/1886 in Meadville, MS, d. 4/21/1979 in Clinton, MS.
8b. Children of Annie and Peter:
. 1. Annie L. QUIN, b. 6/24/1889 in Pike County, MS (twin to Peter), d. 9/21/1970 in Pike County; m. 1926 Alvie McCOOL, b. 10/24/1902, d. 12/1989 in Gulfport, MS.
. 2. Peter C. QUIN, b. 6/24/1889 in Pike County, MS (twin to Annie). There is a double gravestone in Riverside Cemetery, Toms River, NJ, for Dora JOHNSON QUINN, b. 1875, d. 1952, and Peter C. QUINN, b. 1889, no death date shown. This may, or may not, be the same Peter C. QUIN. There is no other known evidence for his wife's name.
9. Charles Layton SMITH, b. 3/9/1860 in Covington, d. 4/10/1941 in Baton Rouge; settled in Baton Rouge, LA; m. 11/2/1882 Maria Constance THAYER, b. 6/1860 in KY, d. before 1940.
. 1. Lillian SMITH, b. 12/1886 in LA or MS; m. est. 1907 Kenner Hill BARROW, b. 6/27/1880 in LA, d. 11/7/1933 in Roanoke Rapids, NC. They moved to NC c. 1915. 2 daughters.
. 2. Alvin Masson SMITH, b. 11/6/1890 in LA; m. 9/18/1917 Miriam Pete WILLIAMS, b. c. 1925 in LA.
. 3. Gladys SMITH. b. 3/1893; m. ______ O'HARA.
. 4. Constance Lucille SMITH, b. 12/1894; unmarried.
. 5. Jasper Lawrence SMITH, b. 2/9/1897 in LA, d. 9/17/1987 in Baton Rouge, LA; m. Kathleen ADAMS, b. 4/3/1904 in Hillsborough Beach, NC, d. 11/12/2003 in Baton Rouge. In 1930, they lived in Union, NJ. In 1935, they lived in E. Baton Rouge Parish, LA.
. 6. Doris SMITH; m. Leonard A. GOWENS, Sr.
10. John Edis SMITH, Jr., b. 12/1/1861 in Covington, d. 6/6/1920 in Covington; m. (1) 2/23/1884 Margaret PURNELL, b. 5/1864 Yazoo City, MS, d. 5/16/1909 in Covington; m. (2) ______; m. (3) between 1910 & 1920 Alabama MADISON, b. 3/28/1862 in Brooksville, MS, d. 11/10/1936 in Covington; her 1st m. to James Phelps HAYNES, div. before 1910 census; see 10.7 below.
. 1. William Jefferson "Willie" SMITH, b. 1/23/1885 in MS, d. 2/2/1910 in New Orleans; never m.
. 2. Claude Ryvers SMITH, b. 2/16/1888 in Yazoo City, MS, d. 3/17/1977 in Abilene, TX (he lived in Alexandria, LA at the time); m. 3/16/1914 Katie Winnie ROSE, b. 3/12/1890 in LA, d. 8/7/1981 in Abilene; 1 child.
. 3. Jennie E. SMITH, b. 9/1890 in LA; m. William NABORS.
. 4. Alton Edis SMITH, b. 9/12/1892 in Covington, LA (twin to Alma), d. 2/22/1988 in Covington; m. (1) 10/8/1918 in St. Tammany Parish Georgia TRAVIS, b. c. 1890 in LA, possibly d. c. 1931; m. (2) between 1930 and 1940 censuses Edna M. MARTIN, b. 2/22/1915 in Caryville, FL, d. 11/24/1996.
. 5. Alma M. SMITH, b. 9/12/1892 in Covington, LA (twin to Alton), d. 8/10/1968; m. 4/8/1918 in Rapides, LA Rowland BUDD, b. 7/4/1896 in London, England, naturalized 1918, d. 8/1963 in Weymouth, MA; 3 children.
. 6. Percy Eugene "Pete" SMITH, b. 2/21/1895 in Covington; m. (1) 10/23/1917 in St. Tammany Parish Dolly Varnado GRAY, b. 11/1897, d. 1926; 1 child; m. (2) c. 1927 Laura ______, b. c. 1893; no children.
. 7. Anna Cecile SMITH, b. 6/22/1897 in LA, d. 9/1986 in Baton Rouge; m. before 1917 Leroy Madison HAYNES, Sr., b. 11/24/1891 in Meridian, MS, d. 3/1964 (son of James Phelps HAYNES and Alabama MADISON; see 10 above); 6 children.
. 8. Margaret SMITH, b. 9/28/1899 in Covington, d. 10/24/1991; m. 12/14/1922 in St. Tammany Parish Hosea (Hosey) Wilkinson PARKER, b. 9/20/1890 in Talisheek, LA, d. 10/13/1949 in New Orleans; 2 children.
. 9. Mildred SMITH, b. c. 1902 in LA; m. Archie C. GILBERT, b. c. 1904 in AL.
. 10. John Henry SMITH, Jr., b. 3/8/1904 in LA, d. 3/6/1978 in Baton Rouge; m. Maxine Charlotte HODGES, b. 4/11/1916 in Hammond, LA, d. 1/12/1993 in Baton Rouge; at least 2 children.
. 11. Clifford Kenner SMITH, Sr., b. 7/6/1906 in Covington, d. 10/17/1958 in Denham Springs, LA; m. 1927 Rhoda Mae HOGGATT, b. 7/17/1911 in Kentwood, LA, d. 5/30/1998 in Mobile, AL; at least 2 children.
. 12. Lydia Constance SMITH, b. 5/16/1909 in LA, d. 12/6/1974; m. George Emmett WATTS, b. 1/1/1898 in New Orleans, d. 10/15/1976.
11. Cora May SMITH, b. 6/23/1863 in Covington, d. 10/13/1943; m. 11/7/1884 in New Orleans Sidney Dale Porter ANDERSON, b. 9/1864 in LA, d. 1/18/1930 in Covington.
. 1. Albert Sidney ANDERSON, b. 8/28/1889 in New Orleans, d. 11/11/1961 in Bogalusa, LA; m. Winnie WHITE, b. 9/16/1889 in Abbeville, LA, d. 10/13/1984 in Baton Rouge, LA.
. 2. Ethel Marie ANDERSON, b. 9/10/1890 in LA, d. 5/19/1979 in Baton Rouge, LA; m. Arlie D. KIDD, b. 12/18/1894 in LA, d. 4/1/1939 in Baton Rouge.
. 3. Ruby Dale ANDERSON, b. 1/26/1894 in LA, d. 8/25/1978 in Houma, LA; m. (1) c. 1918, his 2nd m., John Lema WISINGER, b. 7/6/1874 in Junction City, AR, d. 11/14/1933 in Snow Hill, AR; 3 children. John m. (1) 5/22/1898 in Union County, AR Francis Myzell "Fannie" KINARD, b. 9/29/1882 in El Dorado, AR, d. 12/28/1910 in Union County, AR; 5 children. Ruby m. (2) Manuel SANTOS, a seaman from Spain; no children.
. 4. Leslie Bernard ANDERSON, Sr., b. 9/3/1895 in LA, d. 11/18/1963 in Washington Parish, LA; m. c. 1923 Florence Ella SPENCER, b. 9/3/1897 in Memphis, TN, d. 12/30/1971 in Bogalusa.
12. Eugene Emile SMITH, b. 6/23/1865
in Covington, d. 4/4/1942 in New Orleans; m. (1) 12/20/1888 Hattie C. ABNEY,
b. 1/1872 in MS, d. 7/13/1891; m. (2) 6/25/1892 Emma Alphonsine GREEN, b. 1/17/1870
in Pass Christian, MS.
(Some researchers incorrectly list Hattie and Emma as one person.)
Children of Eugene and Emma:
. 1. Enola T. SMITH, b. 6/15/1893 in LA, d. 5/8/1976 in San Diego, CA; m. Ray Elmas PATRICK, b. est. 1890, d. before 1956.
. 2. Eugene Emile SMITH, Jr., b. 9/24/1902 in Covington, d. 6/1/1927 in El Paso, TX; never m.; no children.
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