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George Washington Smith (1819 - 1900)

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George Washington Smith
Born in Sullivan, Tennessee, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Vermilion, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 9 Sep 2019 | Last significant change: 9 Sep 2019
05:44: Margaret (Robe) Summitt edited the data for George Washington Smith (1819-1900). [Thank Margaret for this]
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Son of Jesse Smith and Mary Carriger.

George was living with his parents in 1850. 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. [1]

Married Elizabeth Hester 1831-1888

1860 Census, Elwood Township, Vermilion, Illinois.

George Smith age 40 b TN
Elizabeth Smith age 29 b Illinois
Mary J Smith age 13 b Illinois
Sarah Smith age 7 b Illinois
Francis Smith age 5 b Illinois
Amanda Smith age 3 b Illinois
Isaac D Smith age 1 b Illinois
William Chapman age 19 b Illinois


1880 Census, Elwood Township, Vermilion, Illinois

George W Smith age 61 b Tennessee
Elizabeth Smith age 49 b Illinois
Amanda Smith dau age 23 b Illinois
Isaac Smith son age 21 b Illinois
Perry Smith son age 19 b Illinois
Delphina Smith dau age 15 b Illinois



  1. "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.).
  2. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), George Smith, 1860.
  3. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 August 2017), George W Smith, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 213, sheet 418D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0255; FHL microfilm 1,254,255.

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