Manaan Smith

Manaan Turnbull Smith (abt. 1802 - 1886)

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Manaan Turnbull Smith
Born about in Hancock, Georgia, USAmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1847 [location unknown]
Died in Jewett, Leon Co., Texasmap
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Profile last modified 7 Sep 2019 | Created 17 Apr 2012 | Last significant change: 7 Sep 2019
13:05: Scott Anderson edited the Biography for Manaan Turnbull Smith (abt.1802-1886). (Data Doctor - Corrected DBE 865 Unchanged Insert reference here - Removed reference) [Thank Scott for this]
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Manaan (also Manaen) Turnbull Smith was born Sept. 15, 1802 in Hancock Co., Georgia to Archibald Smithper and Elizabeth (Vaughn) Smith.

He married 1) Matilda Haley, sister of his brother Archibald's wife, in 1847. Together they became parents of Allen Smith, Louisa Smith, Nancy (Smith) Pruitt Henderson, Thomas Haley Smith, and Sarah (Smith) Oden.

He married 2) Ellen Chandler. Together they became the parents of Elizabeth Smith, Temperance "Tempie" (Smith) Davis, Macon Smith, and James Warren Smith.

Manaen died Jun. 22, 1886 and was buried in Jewett City Cemetery in Leon Co., Texas.


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Texas Historical Marker

MANAEN TURNBULL SMITH(1802 - 1886) Georgia native Manaen T. Smith arrived in present Shelby County, Texas in 1822. He became active in civic affairs, and served in the Texas Army from October 1835 to January 1836. He was a participant in the Siege of Bexar in December 1835. He lived in Harris and Houston counties before moving his family to Leon County about 1848-49. He farmed, ranched, and was involved in the buying and selling of land in the county. He later lived in Jewett, where he operated a hotel. Twice married and the father of nine children, Smith died in Jewett in 1886. Texas Sesquicentennial 1836 - 1986

Marker placed at Jewett Cemetery, from U.S. 79, take Division St. E to the intersection w/Adkisson Rd., go N to Sand Banks Rd., go W to cemetery.

WikiTree profile Smith-27712 created through the import of Bowden-Riley Family.ged on Apr 16, 2012 by Sam Bowden.

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Manaan Turnbull Smith 1802-1886
Manaan Turnbull Smith 1802-1886


On 16 Feb 2018 at 15:25 GMT Rebecca (Ewing) Peterson wrote:

Smith-27708 and Smith-27712 appear to represent the same person because: Please look at your two records and if these are two different children with the same name, please differentiate.

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