William Smith

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ChartsAncestors of Cecil Andrew Smith
William Smith, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at Ohio, about 1818.1,2,3 He died after 1870, when he is last seen in the census.3

William married (1) Lavina (Levina) Shidler, daughter of Peter Shidler and Mary (…), at Lawrence Co., Illinois, 6 November 1839;4 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Rebecca Shidler, another daughter of Peter Shidler and Mary (…), at Lawrence Co., 16 July 1854;5 he married (3) Malissa (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Christy, Lawrence Co., Illinois, about 1864.6,7

Family 1

Lavina (Levina) Shidler b. 1822, d. bef. 1854
Children
  • Henry Smith8 b. 1841
  • Jacob Smith8 b. 1842
  • David A. Smith+9,10 b. 30 Apr 1842, d. 12 Jan 1916
  • Rebecca Smith8 b. 1847
  • Wilhelmina Smith11 b. abt. 1849

Family 2

Rebecca Shidler b. 1817, d. abt. 1865
Children
  • Louisa Smith8 b. 1856, d. bef. 1870
  • Ellis Smith12,8 b. 1858
  • Rosella Smith6,8 b. May 1860

Family 3

Malissa (…) b. 1842
Children
  • William Smith6 b. 1865
  • Edwin Smith6 b. 1866
This person was last edited on10 May 2022

Citations

  1. [S457] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Lawrence Co., Illinois, population schedule, sheet 6, dwelling 75, family 75, William Smith household, age 32, born in Ohio, a farmer with $200 in real estate; original data: NARA micropublication M432, Seventh Census of the United States, , 1009 rolls, roll #115.
  2. [S458] Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Christy Township, Sumner Post Office, Lawrence Co., Illinois, population schedule, sheet 114, dwelling 790, family 767, William Smith household, age 42, born in Ohio, a farmer with $1000 in real estate and $500 personal property; original data: NARA micropublication M653, Eighth Census of the United States, , 1438 rolls, roll #198.
  3. [S459] Ancestry.com, 1870 United States Census [on-line database and images] (http://www.ancestry.com), Christy Township, Sumner Post Office, Lawrence Co., Illinois, population schedule, sheet 25, dwelling 163, family 163, William Smith household, age 52, a farmer born in Ohio; original data: NARA micropublication M593, Ninth Census of the United States, , 1748 rolls, roll #245.
  4. [S1655] Ada Miller, "Marriage Licenses, Lawrence County, Illinois, 1821-1849", [Dallas, Texas]: [1961], microform copy: FHL Film/Fiche #848652 #3, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 30. She is named Sebrina in the marriage record, further cited as Miller, "Marriage Licenses, Lawrence County."
  5. [S1672] Illinois, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900," database, Illinois State Archives, (online: http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/marriage.html), viewed May 2011), marriage record of William D. Smith and Rebecca Dickirson, citing Lawrence Co. marriage book D:186.
  6. [S459] 1870 United States Census, Christy Township, Sumner Post Office, Lawrence Co., Illinois, POP. SCH., SHEET 25, DWELLING 163, FAMILY 163, William Smith HSHLD.
  7. [S1330] Estimated from birth date of first child (1865).
  8. [S458] 1860 United States Census, Christy Township, Sumner Post Office, Lawrence Co., Illinois, POP. SCH., SHEET 114, DWELLING 790, FAMILY 767, William Smith HSHLD.
  9. [S1116] David Smith, Death Certificates (1916), Wabash County Clerk & Recorder, Mt. Carmel, Illinois.
  10. [S458] 1860 United States Census, Christy Township, Lawrence Co., Illinois, POP. SCH., ED Sumner Post Office, DWELLING 114, FAMILY 790, William Smith HSHLD, 767.
  11. [S457] 1850 United States Census, Lawrence Co., Illinois, pop. sch., sheet 6, dwelling 75, family 75, William Smith hshld., age 1, born in Illinois.
  12. [S459] 1870 United States Census, Christy Township, Sumner Post Office, Lawrence Co., Illinois, POP. SCH., ED , SHEET 25, DWELLING 163, FAMILY 163, William Smith HSHLD.