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William Jasper Smith (1845 - 1915)

William Jasper Smith
Born in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 26 Dec 1869 in Osage County, MOmap
Died in Bloomfield, Stoddard, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Oct 2010
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Son of Edward Smith, born in Iowa, and Jane Branam, POB unknown.


  • Missouri Death Certificate # 39871, Bloomfield, Stoddard County.

Name: William Jasper Smith.[1][2][3]

Born: 27 Sep 1845 Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.[1][2][3]

Married: Margaret Ann Devore, 26 Dec 1869 Osage County, Missouri.[4]
(8 children, to be added soon)

Died: 25 Dec 1915 Stoddard County, Missouri.[1][2]

Buried: Hollis Cemetery, Bloomfield, Stoddard County, Missouri.[1]

Civil War Draft Registration: 1 Jul 1863 Osage County, Missouri.[5]
Name: Smith, William J.
Residence: Randle House [hotel or boarding house]
Age: 20 yrs, unmarried
Born: Illinois
Occupation: Clerk

Enlisted, 1863, as a private, Co. G, 9th (Elliott's) Missouri Cavalry, CSA.[6]
Captured in a skirmish, 28 Oct 1864, in Newton County, Missouri. Imprisoned at Gratiot Street Prison, then transferred to Alton, Illinois. Released at the end of the war.

Census 1870
Crawford Twp, Osage County, Missouri, p. 80A, dwelling/family 20/22.[7]
Smith, William J. 23 yrs Farmer (real estate = [blank]; personal estate = $150) b. Illinois
Smith, Margaret 20 yrs Keeping house b. Missouri

Census 1880
Boulware Twp, Gasconade County, Missouri, ED 80, p. 298A, dwelling/family 35/39.[8]
Smith, William J. 36 yrs Tie making b. Missouri (parents, b. Tennessee/Missouri)
Smith, Margreth 30 yrs Wife Keeping house b. Missouri (parents, b. Ohio)
Smith, Louis 9 yrs Son b. Missouri (parents, b. Missouri)
Smith, Thomas 5 yrs Son b. Missouri (parents, b. Missouri)
Smith, Timotha W. 2 yrs Son b. Missouri (parents, b. Missouri)

Census 1900
New Lisbon, Stoddard County, Missouri, ED 129, p. 8B, dwelling/family 153/153.[9]
Smith, W. J. Head 55 yrs (b. Sep 1844) (marr. 28 yrs) b. Missouri (parents, b. Illinois/Tennessee) Farmer
Smith, Margaret Wife 50 yrs (b. Jan 1850) (9 children, 7 living) b. Missouri (parents, b. Ohio)
Smith, Thomas Son 24 yrs (b. Jan 1876) (single) b. Missouri (parents, b. Missouri) Farm Laborer
Smith, Timothy Son 21 yrs (b. Feb 1879) (single) b. Missouri (parents, b. Missouri) Farm Laborer
Smith, Walter Son 19 yrs (b. Jul 1880) (single) b. Missouri (parents, b. Missouri) Farm Laborer
Smith, Carrie Dau 13 yrs (b. Aug 1886) b. Missouri (parents, b. Missouri)
Smith, Cora Dau 10 yrs (b. Feb 1890) b. Missouri (parents, b. Missouri)
Smith, George Son 6 yrs (b. Nov 1893) b. Missouri (parents, b. Missouri)

Census 1910
New Lisbon, Stoddard County, Missouri, ED 185, p. 1A, dwelling/family 8/9 (Bloomfield Rd).[10]
Smith, William J. Head 65 yrs (marr. 39 yrs) b. Missouri (parents, b. Iowa/Tennessee) Farmer (General Farm)
Smith, Marget Wife 59 yrs (8 children, 6 living) b. Missouri (parents, b. Ohio)
Smith, Cora E. Dau 20 yrs (single) b. Missouri (parents, b. Missouri)
Smith, George L. Son 17 yrs (single) b. Missouri (parents, b. Missouri) Farmer (Home Farm)


This person was created through the import of 229-Davies.ged on 19 October 2010.

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Smith-214276 and Smith-3661 appear to represent the same person because: Sorry, I missed seeing your page when I was working on the family from the other end. (There are a lot of William Smiths.)
posted by Michael Smith

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