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Mary Elizabeth (Davis) Smith (1884 - 1935)

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Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Smith formerly Davis
Born in Tampico Tamaulipas Old Mexicomap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 13 Jan 1904 in Comanche County, Texasmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 10 Sep 2019 | Created 7 Dec 2016 | Last significant change: 10 Sep 2019
00:28: Susan Smith edited the Biography for Mary Elizabeth (Davis) Smith (1884-1935). [Thank Susan for this]
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Mary Elizabeth was born in 1884. Mary Elizabeth Davis ... She passed away in 1935. Burial: Smith Family Cemetery, Smith Ranch in Stacy, McCulloch Co TX

Other names for Mary were Mary E. DAVIS 3 and Mary Elizabeth SMITH.2


BIOGRAPHY taken from the Daniel Edwin Smith family genealogy

Mary Elizabeth Davis 1884–1935 + Sidney Willis Smith* 1881–1937 s/o Matthew Claiborne Smith 1845–1932 and Sarah Elizabeth Stirman.1851–1940

Notes for Mary Elizabeth DAVIS: [Brøderbund WFT Vol. 20, Ed. 1, Tree #2111, Date of Import: Sep 27, 1999]

Moved from Tampico, Mexico to Rockport, Texas in 1888 after the death of her father. (She was four years old at the time.)
Her father was born in Kentucky and her mother was born in Texas.
She moved to Anderson County, Texas in 1892. (She was eight years old at the time.)
She moved to Comanche County, Texas in 1895 when she was eleven years old.
She had light brown hair, deep blue eyes, was 5'8" tall, and weighed 124 lbs.

HAININGS, ET AL -- Mary Elizabeth DAVIS Born: 12 June 1884, Tampico, Mexico 2 3 Died: 17 April 1935, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, at age 50 2 Buried: 18 April 1935, Stacy, McCulloch County, Texas, USA 2

Marriage: Sidney Willis SMITH on 13 January 1904 in Comanche County, Texas, USA 1


1 James Edwin Smith (1905 - 2000)
2 Van Joshua Smith 1907-1990
3 Fred Daniel Smith 1908-1996
4 Mary Elizabeth (Smith) Coffey (1909 - 2007); m. 18 Jun 1931 Coke, Texas, United States Willie Ellis Wallace
5 Fannie B. Smith Gibson [sic, Gipson] Wallace (1912-aft 2007 )
6 Lucy Ethel Smith Williams 1912-after 2007
7 Claudia Orlue Smith Pruett 1914-after 2007
8 Sidney Lena Smith 1920-1971

Obit Jul. 17, 2007, The Herald Democrat, Sherman, TX, Jul. 17, 2007 Mary Elizabeth (Smith) Coffey (1909 - 2007) -- She was preceded in death by children William L. Coffey, Mary Eirys Coffey, Cecil Elizabeth Coffey and Jimmy Dale Coffey. 3 Brothers, Fred Smith, Van Smith, Edwin Smith and 1 sister Lena Davis.


"Hainings, Harrowers, Powells, Richmonds, and Related Families", per Kirsty M. Haining, 2014ff

Mary Elizabeth DAVIS


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