Note: BIRTH-POB: 1870 U.S. Census, Bibb County, AL; 1870; Beat 6, Six Mile; House#17; Birmingham Public Library, Birmingham AL.
DOD: Paper from Willie Findley Jackson, Pleasant Grove, Alabama; ; Paper in poss of Sandra Jackson, Graysville, Alabama; ; copied from telephone interview 1 April 1996 by Ronald Eugene Vincent, Woodstock, Alabama; NOTE: the paper, which also gives Fannie's full name, says, "Fannie died when Grandma Findley was about 5 years old".
CONFLICT: "The Thornhill / Smith Legacy" by Jerry Cleveland Smith 1995 copy in possession of Ronald E. Vincent (1947 - ) Chart D shows Francis "Fannie" Smith death date c. 1888.
"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHKZ-QQB : accessed 4 July 2015), Francis Smith in household of Jessie Smith, Alabama, United States; citing p. 17, family 123, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,501.
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4N1-GGK : accessed 4 July 2015), Fannie Smith in household of Jessie Smith, Six Mile, Bibb, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district 3, sheet 299B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0001; FHL microfilm 1,254,001.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Frances Elizabeth by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: