Kentucky Family Group Sheet for the William Wesley SMITHHART, Sr. Family #3


Husband: William Wesley SMITHHART Sr.
Birthdate: ca 1830
Birthplace: Knox Co, KY
Death date: ca 6 January 1891
Place of death: Bluff City, Henderson Co, KY
Burial: Bluff City, Henderson Co, KY
Father: Darby SMITHHART
Mother: Martha POLLY

Marriage date: 16 August 1871
Marriage place: Evansville, Vanderburgh Co, IN

Wife: Mary Jane CLINGER
Birthdate: 30 May 1851
Birthplace: Evansville, Vanderbugh Co, IN
Death date: June 1910
Place of death: Henderson Co, KY
Burial: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Reed, Henderson Co, KY
Father: George P. CLINGER
Mother: Susannah MATHENY

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Charlie Christopher SMITHHART
Sex: M
Birthdate: ca 1872
Birthplace: Henderson Co, KY
Death date: 17 March 1917
Place of death: Ohio River drowned near Diamond Island
Burial: body never found
Marriage date: 23 May 1895
Marriage place: Reed, Henderson Co, KY
Spouse's name: Sallie Ann NEALE

Child No. 2: Anna Christine (Annie) SMITHHART
Sex: F
Birthdate: 13 December 1873
Birthplace: Henderson Co, KY
Death date: 9 November 1942
Place of death: Evansville, Vanderburgh Co, IN
Burial: St. Augustine Cemetery, Reed, Henderson Co, KY
Marriage date: 17 November 1890
Marriage place: Daviess Co, KY
Spouse's name: Francis (Frank) Alonzo (Lon) DUNBAR

Child No. 3: Winfield SMITHHART
Sex: M
Birthdate: 22 September 1875
Birthplace: Henderson Co, KY
Death date: Bef. 1880
Place of death: Henderson Co, KY
Burial:
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 4: Mary Jane SMITHHART
Sex: F
Birthdate: August 1876
Birthplace: Henderson Co, KY
Death date: Abt. 1956
Place of death: IN
Burial: Ames Chapel Cemetery, Paoli, Orange Co, IN
Marriage date: 12 October 1893
Marriage place: Henderson Co, KY
Spouse's name: David Ulysses KELLAMS

Child No. 5: Louis Allen (Allie) SMITHHART
Sex: M
Birthdate: 22 February 1878
Birthplace: Henderson Co, KY
Death date: 11 September 1957
Place of death: Henderson Co, KY
Burial: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Reed, Henderson Co, KY
Marriage date: 11 January 1905
Marriage place: Reed, Henderson Co, KY
Spouse's name: Maude Florence BROWN

Child No. 6: Edgar Ulysses (Edd) SMITHHART
Sex: M
Birthdate: 10 August 1880
Birthplace: Henderson Co, KY
Death date: 11 June 1954
Place of death: Evansville, Vanderburgh Co, IN
Burial: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Reed, Henderson Co, KY
Marriage date: 19 August 1903
Marriage place: Henderson Co, KY
Spouse's name: Ethel May BROWN

Child No. 7: Joseph Melvin SMITHHART
Sex: M
Birthdate: 07 July 1882
Birthplace: Hebbardsville, Henderson Co, KY
Death date: 05 September 1951
Place of death: Vigo Co, IN
Burial: Roselawn Cemetery, Terre Haute, Vigo Co, IN
Marriage date: 03 September 1905
Marriage place: Henderson, Henderson Co, KY
Spouse's name: Minnie May NEVILL

Child No. 8: Gertrude (Girtie) SMITHHART
Sex: F
Birthdate: June 1884
Birthplace: Henderson Co, KY
Death date: 04 May 1963
Place of death: Evansville, Vanderburgh Co, IN
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co, IN
Marriage date: 30 March 1902
Marriage place: Reed, Henderson Co, KY
Spouse's name: George Herman (Knocker) PFINGSTON

Child No. 9: Nellie SMITHHART
Sex: F
Birthdate: 06 August 1886
Birthplace: Henderson Co, KY
Death date: 1886
Place of death: Henderson Co, KY
Burial: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Reed, Henderson Co, KY
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 10: Bertha May SMITHHART
Sex: F
Birthdate: 19 August 1888
Birthplace: Reed Station, Henderson Co, KY
Death date: 20 December 1968
Place of death: Evansville, Vanderburgh Co, IN
Burial: Mt. Zion Cemetery, Reed, Henderson Co, KY
Marriage date: 15 December 1904
Marriage place: Reed, Henderson Co, KY
Spouse's name: Edward (Edd) McLEAN
 
 
Documentation:
1. 1840 Washington Co KY Census
2. 1850 Madison Co KY Census
3. 1860 Madison Co KY Census
4. 1880 Henderson Co KY Census
5. Madison Co KY Tax Lists 1846-1866
6. 1900 Henderson Co KY Census
7. 1910 Henderson Co KY Census
8. American Civil War Soldier
9. Confederate Kentucky Volunteers War 1861-1865
10. Henderson Co KY Taxation Books 1873, 1874
11. Uncle Doc's Diary, The Daily Journal of Dr. Thomas Clayton McCarty Spottsville Henderson Co KY 1 January 1871 thru 29 November 1915 by Janis Edwards Knox
12. KY Birth-Marriage-Death Records 1852-1910 McLean thru Madison Co KY
13. Death Certificates
14. General Index to Real Estate Conveyances Henderson Co KY
15. Tombstones
16. Directory of Births and Deaths Registered in KY 1916-1920
17. Marriage Records Henderson Co KY
18. Kentucky Birth Records 1852-1910
19. 1890 Tax List Henderson Co KY
Notes for William Wesley SMITHHART, Sr:
NAME note: William Wesley Smithhart must have preferred to go by WESLEY because 1) he is listed as Wesley on the birth record for Reuben, 2) 1860 Madison Co KY Census says Wesley, 3) Madison Co KY Tax Lists says Wesley.
BIRTH note: for William Wesley Smithhart - so far, I have found him listed as being born in: Madison Co KY, Knox Co KY, Henderson Co KY, Knox Co IN
CONVERSATION: 7 September 1983 with Gladys (Smithhart) Beals - she said William's middle name was Wesley. Also, Gladys said that William Wesley was on his way to play his fiddle and he had a stroke and died on the Bluff City Road.
1840 Washington Co KY Census: Darby Smithhart has 2 males under 5 yrs of age (Lewis & Pleasant), 2 males 5 to 10 yrs of age (Unnamed male & William), 2 males 10 to 15 yrs of age (John & Zachariah), Darby is in the 30 to 40 age group, his wife (Martha) is in the 40 to 50 age group
Madison Co KY Tax Lists 1846-1866, Reel #259, 1853 page 58 Wesley Smithhart - horses & mares (1); value of horses & mares (50); Total value @ .17/$100 (50); - 1855 page 60 Wesley Smithhart - white male over 21 years of age (1); - 1861 page 59 Wesley Smithhart -white male over 21 years of age (1); horses & mares (2); Total value of horses & mares (40); children between 6 & 18 years (2); enrolled militia (1); bushels of corn (150); total value @ .20/$100 (40) - 1864 page 54 Wesley Smithhart - white male over 21 years of age (1); horses & mares (1); value of horses & mares (100); total value @ .30/$100 (100); enrolled militia (1); bushels of corn (500).
1860 Madison Co KY Census, Kirksville P.O., the Western Subdivision No. 2 taken 5 July 1860, Page 104/240, lines 15 thru 19, dwelling 743, family 727, SMITHHART, Wesley 28y male farmer 50 value personal estate born Madison Co KY; Mary Jane female 33y born Madison Co KY can't read or write; Reuben N. male 8y born Madison Co KY; William W male 6y born Madison Co KY; John 3y male born Madison Co KY.
Military Service Record: Wesley Smithheart enlisted as a Private in Richmond, KY, in Company B, 11th Cavalry Regiment Kentucky on 10 September 1862. He deserted on 30 December 1862 in Columbia, KY. (Source: Confederate Kentucky Volunteers War 1861-65. (KYRosterC) Published in 1915.) (Information located in American Civil War Soldiers at www.ancestry.com.) List of Battles Fought by his Regiment from the time he enlisted until he deserted: Fought at Cave City, TN Fought on 15 October 1862. Fought on 15 November 1862. Fought on 16 November 1862 at Kentucky. Fought on 17 November 1862. Fought on 17 November 1862 at Tennessee. Fought on 20 November 1862 at Post Oak, TN. Fought on 9 December 1862 at Hartsville, TN. Fought on 15 December 1862. Fought on 20 December 1862 at Springfield, KY. Fought on 24 December 1862. Fought on 30 December 1862 at Springfield, KY. American Civil War Battle Summary: Springfield, KY 30 December 1862 Detachment of the 6th Kentucky Cavalry. During Morgan's second Kentucky raid Maj. W. H. Fidler was sent out with his battalion to reconnoiter in the direction of Barber's mill, with instructions that, if Morgan had not passed that point, to take the Springfield road and reconnoiter in the rear of the enemy. He entered the town of Springfield and captured one of the Confederate pickets without creating alarm, after which he and his men advanced to within a short distance of a battery planted in the streets, fired a volley into the midst of the Confederates, killing 2 of them, then wheeled and retreated to camp, bringing the captured picket as a prisoner. (Source: The Union Army, Vol. 6, page 835)
Henderson Co KY Taxation Book, 1873 Smithhart, Wm W. - horses & mares (1); value of horses & mares (70); total value of horses & mares (70); white male over 21 years (1); qualified voter (1); enrolled militia (1); children between 6 and 20 years of age (3);
1874 Smithhart, W.W. - 8 # of election precinct situated
1875 NO Smithhart listed.
1880 Census Place: Hebbardsville, Henderson Co, Kentucky E.D. 213 taken 16 June 1880, Page 26, Roll #419 Micrcopy T-9 Source: FHL Film 1254419 National Archives Film T9-0419 Page 376C lines 9-16 dwelling 172 family 173: Smithart, William N. head m w married 50 farmer In In In; Mary wife f w married 28 keeping house In In In; John son m w single 23 farmer Ky In Ky; Charles C. son w m 6 Ky In In; Annie dau w f 5 Ky In In; Mary dau w f 3 Ky In In; Louis A. son w m 2 Ky In In; John Mcormic other w m single 19 farm laborer Ky Ireland Ireland

Notes for Mary Jane CLINGER:
1860 Evansville Post Office Vanderburgh Co IN Census Pigeon Twp taken 20 August lines 28-34 dwelling 1496 family 1559: Clinger, George 36 m w potter value of real estate 1000 value of personal estate 35 Oh; Susanna 30 f w Oh; Henry 14 m w attends school Ky; Nathaniel M 12 m w attends school Ky; Jane 9 f w attends school In; Elizabeth 4 f w In; George 1 m w In
1880 Census Place: Hebbardsville, Henderson Co, Kentucky E.D. 213 taken 16 June 1880, Page 26, Roll #419 Micrcopy T-9 Source: FHL Film 1254419 National Archives Film T9-0419 Page 376C lines 9-16 dwelling 172 family 173: Smithart, William N. head m w married 50 farmer In In In; Mary wife f w married 28 keeping house In In In; John son m w single 23 farmer Ky In Ky; Charles C. son w m 6 Ky In In; Annie dau w f 5 Ky In In; Mary dau w f 3 Ky In In; Louis A. son w m 2 Ky In In; John Mcormic other w m single 19 farm laborer Ky Ireland Ireland
1900 Henderson Co KY Census, Taken June 1900 Reed Precinct Magisterial District #1 E.D. 47 Sheet No. 15 lines 64 thru 67, Smithhart, Mary head w f May 1852 48y divorced 10 children with 8 children living born IN father born KY mother born OH farmer can read, write & speak English rents farm 171 acres; Edgar son w m Aug 1880 19y single b. KY father b. KY mother b. IN farm laborer can't read or write, can speak English; Gertrude dgt w f June 1884 15y single b. KY father b. KY mother b. IN can read, write & speak English; Berthie dgt w f Aug 1888 11y single b. KY father b. KY mother b. IN can read, write & speak English. 1910 Henderson Co KY Census: SMITHHART, JOSEPH M. head white 27y married 5y b. KY father b. KY mother b. IN farmer; Minnie wife 30y 2nd marriage married 5y had 6 children with 4 children still living b. KY parents b. KY; Bernie son 2y b. KY parents b. KY; Joseph son 0y b. KY parents b. KY; Mary mother 59y widowed b. IN father b. KY mother b. OH; Blythe, Roy stepson 13y b. KY parents b. KY; Leatha stepdgt 9y b. KY parents b. KY Tombstone at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Henderson Co, KY: MARY SMITHHART MAY 1852 JUNE 1910 14 July 1905 Personals in Henderson Gleaner Newspaper: Mrs. M. J. Smithart, of Reeds, returned home yesterday after a visit to Mr. & Mrs. C. C. Smithart, of Wilson.
 

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