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Jesse Edward Smith (abt. 1794 - abt. 1872)

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Jesse Edward Smith
Born about in Tennessee, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 20 Feb 1816 in Sullivan, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Died about in Vermilion, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 9 Sep 2019 | Created 1 Jan 2018 | Last significant change: 9 Sep 2019
06:13: Margaret (Robe) Summitt added Ann Elizabeth (Smith) Baum (1829-1914) as child for Jesse Edward Smith (abt.1794-abt.1872). [Thank Margaret for this]
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Jesse was born about 1794. He was the son of Abraham Smith and Martha Payne. He passed away about 1872.

Married Mary Carriger at Pactolas Iron Works, Sullivan County, Tennessee. Mary was the daughter of Michael Carriger b 1760 and Elizabeth.[1]

1850 Census: Jesse Smith age 56 b Tennessee, Mary Smith age 57 b TN; John Smith age 19 b TN; George Smith age 31 b TN; Isaac Smith age 17 b IL; Mary J. Gephart age 15 b IL: Mary I. Smith age 5 b IL res. Vermilion Co., IL. [2]

1870 Census: Jesse Smith age 76 b TN; Ann Smith age 67 b VA; Sarah Craft age 39 b Indiana; Wm Chapman age 29 b IL. [3] [4]


  1. entry in LDS Ancestral FIle
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Jesse Smith, Vermilion county, part of, Vermilion, Illinois, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Jesse Smith, Illinois, United States; citing p. 25, family 186, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,784.
  4. Unsourced family tree handed down to Capt. Bob Smith.

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