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John Harris Smith

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  • Name John Harris Smith 
    Nickname Uncle Johnny 
    Born 12 Dec 1814  Bedford county TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Sep 1891  McKinney, Collin county, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 24 Sep 1891  McKinney, Collin, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Democrat, McKinney, Texas, Sept. 24, 1891 p.1

    We regret to chronicle the death of Uncle John Smith, which occurred early last Saturday morning. The remains were interred in Pecan Grove Cemetery on the evening of the same day.
    Mr. Smith has been a good citizen of McKinney for many years and during most of the time he kept a boarding house and was well liked by all. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved ones. 
    Buried Pecan Grove Cemetery  McKinney, Collin county, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I68159  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA
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    Smith Branch: UNCS(Tree Only-No DNA), Smith Branch: Francis Smith b 1787 VA d 1868 m Frances Gray (Kit# 3639****/YDNA)), Smith Branch: Francis Smith b 1787 VA m Frances Gray (Kit# 4289****/YDNA))
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    Last Modified 21 Sep 2014 

    Father Francis Smith,   b. 29 Jul 1787, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1868, Fayetteville,Lincoln Co,TN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Frances Gray,   b. 5 Sep 1782, Wilkes Co,North Carolina,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1871, Fayetteville,Lincoln Co,Tennessee,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1812  Bedford Co, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1820  Fayetteville, Lincoln Co, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1830  Fayetteville, Lincoln Co, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1840  Lincoln Co, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1850  District 8, Lincoln Co, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • My great great great grandfather was “Francis Smith”, b. 1789 in Virginia, supposedly Halifax county, d. 1868 in Lincoln county TN, who married Frances “Fanny” Gray in Bedford county TN in 1812. The kicker here is that Francis Smith was supposedly a pseudonym because he was the “black sheep son of an Anglican minister” who left Virginia after an argument with his father and came to Tennessee. He had a sister or half sister, Nancy, who, when she died in 1862, was listed as “Miss Nancy Crookshanks”. She never married, so the name he apparently changed from was Crookshanks/Cruickshanks.
    Documents
    Family Bible of Francis Smith and Fanny Gray
    Family Bible of Francis Smith and Fanny Gray
    Family ID F24526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary "Marian" W. Jones,   b. 6 Jun 1821, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1908, Mckinney, Collin county, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1841  Marshall County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Francis Smith,   b. 1841, Lincoln County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1894, McKinney, Collin county, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [Birth]
     2. Mary A. Smith,   b. 29 Mar 1845, Cornersville, Marshall, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1936, Dallas, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     3. John A. Smith,   b. 1847, Marshall county TN Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah Florence Smith,   b. 30 Jan 1851, Cornersville, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1937, Arlington,Tarrant,TX,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Lou Smith,   b. 1852, Cornersville, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860  (Age 8 years)
     6. George W. Smith,   b. 1856, Cornersville, TN Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Charles Samuel E. Smith,   b. 15 Sep 1859, Cornersville, TN (or Quincy, IL) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1932, Sherman TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F24692  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Dec 1814 - Bedford county TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Apr 1841 - Marshall County, TN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Sep 1891 - McKinney, Collin county, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Democrat, McKinney, Texas, Sept. 24, 1891 p.1 We regret to chronicle the death of Uncle John Smith, which occurred early last Saturday morning. The remains were interred in Pecan Grove Cemetery on the evening of the same day. Mr. Smith has been a good citizen of McKinney for many years and during most of the time he kept a boarding house and was well liked by all. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved ones. - 24 Sep 1891 - McKinney, Collin, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Pecan Grove Cemetery - McKinney, Collin county, TX Link to Google Earth
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