-1850 census lists father as "Jno J Smith" (birthplace: VA) mother as "Sarah Smith" birthplace Kentucky?. With William birthplace: Illinois and 15 years old.
-Married Elvira Prather on 19 Jan 1856
-1870 census lists William and wife Elvira (birthplace: Indiana)
-1 Nov 1885 marriage record for Asa M Smith to F E Conger
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Wm Smith in household of Jno J Smith, Des Moines, Jefferson, Iowa, United States; citing family 10, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
"Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database, FamilySearch ( : 24 September 2017), William Smith and Elvira Prather, 19 Jan 1856, Jefferson, Iowa, United States; citing reference Bk.D P.102 cn 1301, county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 969,379.
"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 July 2017), Wm H Smith, 1860.
"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), William Smith, Iowa, United States; citing p. 16, family 111, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,898.
"Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XJQ4-F1Q : 8 March 2016), W H Smith in entry for A M Smith and F E Conger, 01 Nov 1885, Appanoose, Iowa, United States; citing reference , county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,007,184.
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Apparently a son of John Jackman and Sarah (Riddle) Smith, next door in 1860. John was born in VA, Sarah in KY; this William had brothers David and Asa. John J and his first wife Mary Alkire were the parents of Carlisle and Hiram Smith with whom the youngst two daughters of James Russell and Louvica Caroline (Veatch) Prather were living in 1850.
Resided 1880 Lincoln Twp, Putnam Co MO; this census says both William and wife "Alvira E" were born in IL, her parents both born in KY.
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Date: 21 DEC 2009
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