Note: Charles Wesley Smith was a Methodist minister as was his father and his grandfather. He owned Little Sulpher Creek, Cumberland, KY.
The book, Mason's and Lodges of Cumberland co., KY, Guthrie-1991, lists Charles as having the middle initial "T". Could it be for Thomas? On page 23 it says that Rev. Charles Smith was Demitted from Bakerton Lodge 16 July 1883. He had been admitted from Cumberland Lodge # 413, 22 November 1873 as a Charter member of the Bakerton Lodge. "Bakerton was a thriving steamboat landing at the head of Clay Lick Bottom, near the mouth of Crocus Creek, and with Lawson's Bottom, Howard's Bottom, and Irish Bottom nearby. All of these were prosperous farming communities, but the Lodge still had a relatively small juridiction from which to draw members."- Page 22, Masons and Lodges of Cumberland Co, KY. Also on page 22 is where it refers to "Rev. Charles T. Smith as a Methodist local preacher". Bakerton had a total of 44 members; in 1884 the lodge was declared defunct.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Charles by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA test-takers in his direct paternal line.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: