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.
Manaen died Jun. 22, 1886 and was buried in Jewett City Cemetery in Leon Co., Texas.
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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On 16 Feb 2018 at 15:25 GMT Rebecca (Ewing) Peterson wrote: