Wyatt Smith 1809 – 1894

Wyatt Smith was born 31 August 1809 in Louisiana. He was the son of Jeremiah Smith & Joanna Dillon. He married Euseba Fortenberry. She was the daughter of William J. Fortenberry & Violette Kennington. Wyatt died 16 February 1894 in Pike County, Mississippi.

“24 Feb 1894 – Mr. Wyatt Smith, father of Dr. A S Smith of Magnolia, died 16 Feb 1894 at the home of his son-in-law Rev. J N Fortinberry at Smithburg, Pike County, 84 years 5 months 15 days. Member Silver Springs Baptist Church. Interred in family burying ground beside wife who died 17 years ago.” from: O’Rourke, Helen L. Gone But Not Forgotten. Mississippi: Privately printed; Page 172; Magnolia Gazette, Reel  MG 5. Pike – Amite – Walthall Library System, 1022 Virginia Avenue, MS.

….. 1 Wyatt Smith b: 31 Aug 1809 in LA, d: 16 February 1894 in Pike, MS
….. + Euseba Fortenberry b: 03 Dec 1809 in SC d: 13 Oct 1878 in MS
……….. 2 Emmaline Smith b: 13 Sept 1831 in Pike, MS d: 3 Aug 1920 Pike,MS
……….. + Allen Moses Brown b: 26 Jan 1836  Liberty, Amite, MS, m: 28 April 1858, d: Aft. 1870
…………….. 3 Mary E. Brown b: 13 Aug 1861
…………….. 3 Jasper Pascal Brown b: 15 May 1865 Pike, MS, d: 8 June 1950 McComb, Pike, MS
…………….. + Rose Ella Brumfield b: 18 July 1867 MS m: 21 Dec 1887 Pike, MS, d: 2 Oct 1948 Magnolia, Pike, MS
…………….. 3 Alvira E. Brown b: 5 Aug 1868
……….. 2 Saryntha A. Smith b: 31 Aug 1833 in MS, d: 25 July 1905 in MS
……….. + John S. Ellzey Jr. b: 13 March 1829 MS, m: 1 May 1851, d: 5 Sept 1874
…………….. 3 William Franklin Ellzey b: 20 July 1852 in MS, d: 08 April 1945
…………….. + Mary Elizabeth Gatlin b: 13 June 1862, d: 15 Nov 1900
…………….. + Lelia McClendon
…………….. 3 Oscar J. L. Ellzey b: 31 Jan 1854 MS
…………….. + Elizabeth Fortenberry b: 18 April 1855 LA, d: Abt. 1949
……………. + Elizabeth Fortenberry
…………….. 3 Sarah Euseba E. Ellzey b: 02 Feb 1856 in MS, d: 15 July 1931
…………….. + William W. Ott b: 03 May 1846, d: 29 Jan 1918
…………….. 3 Mary Jane Ellzey b: 27 Dec 1857 in MS, d: 2 Jan 1932
…………….. + Murrey J. Schilling b: 17 Sept 1853, d: 28 March 1951
……………. 3 Laurahl Uella Ellzey b: 06 May 1862 in MS, d: 12 Aug 1863 in MS
…………….. 3 John Ellzey b: 1867 in MS
…………….. 3 Monroe Ellzey b: 1868 in MS
…………….. + Elizabeth Fortenberry
…………….. 3 Ann J. Rosaleen Ellzey b: 1872 in MS
…………….. + Jesse Smith
……….. 2 William J. M. Smith b: 14 June 1835, d: 04 June 1862
……….. + Rachel E. S. Schilling b: 23 Dec 1840, m: 12 Oct 1859, d: 12 Jan 1896
…………….. 3 William J. Smith b: February 1862, d: 1950
…………….. + Martha A. Alford b: 24 July 1866, d: 28 Feb 1926
……….. 2 Jasper R. Smith b: Abt. 1841
……….. 2 Newton Oscar Smith b: Abt. 1842, d: 04 May 1862
……….. 2 Rankin Smith b: Abt. 1844
……….. 2 Eliza Jane Smith b: 21 January 1846, d: 31 Aug 1919
……….. + David Jackson McClendon b: 10 March 1838, d: Texas
…………….. 3 Annie Idelia McClendon b: 18 Nov 1864, d: 10 July 1942
…………….. + Simmons
…………….. 3 Eugene Wellington McClendon b: 24 Jan  1867, d: Texas
……….. + John N. Fortenberry b: 05 Oct  1851 in MS, d: 15 March 1920 in MS
……….. 2 Adolphus Scott Smith b: 22 June 1848, d: 18 October 1921
……….. + Julia Jane Simmons b: 03 September 1853, d: 25 Nov 1916
…………….. 3 Lynnie Blanche Smith b: 11 Oct 1872, d: 23 Nov 1945
…………….. + Judge Joseph McMillan Gardenhire d: 1950
…………….. 3 Dixie Irene Smith b: 26 July 1878
…………….. + Hugh Algernon Brown d: 15 June 1947
…………….. 3 Mary C. Smith b: 17 Oct 1884
…………….. + Oscar William von Ludwig
…………….. 3 Emile Ottho Smith b: 26 June 1886
…………….. + Mamie McDonald
…………….. + Florence Young
…………….. 3 Adolphus Oliver Smith b: 11 June 1888
…………….. + Grace Graham
…………….. 3 Lucia Jane Smith b: 22 May 1898
…………….. + Jere Gardenhire
……….. 2 Walter Lorraine Smith b: 13 Sept 1853 in MS, d: 21 April 1930
……….. + Emma Julia Warren b: 27 Nov 1858 in LA, d: 09 Oct 1932
…………….. 3 Julia Mae Smith b: 11 Jan 1876, d: 28 May 1965
…………….. + W. Pinkey Fussell
…………….. 3 Milton Adolphus Smith b: 18 Oct 1877, d: 02 July 1912
…………….. 3 Willie Edgar Smith b: 06 July 1879, d: 11 March 1893
…………….. 3 Julius Walter Smith b: 25 Feb1881, d: 02 Feb 1959
…………….. 3 Celia Euseba Smith b: 23 Dec 1882, d: 04 June 1975
…………….. 3 Sarah Emma Lorena Smith b: 19 Jan 1885, d: 25 Feb 1965
…………….. 3 Samuel Wyatt Smith b: 15 December 1886, d: 04 Oct 1918
…………….. 3 Fleet Eugene Smith b: 18 August 1888, d: 06 Feb 1971
…………….. 3 Bessie Ella Bella Smith b: 02 March 1890, d: 11 Sept 1974
…………….. 3 Spurgeon Ira Smith b: 12 March 1892, d: 02 Oct 1893
…………….. 3 Grace Eleanor Smith b: 22 Nov 1894, d: 05 Dec 1962
…………….. 3 Velma Odene Smith b: 14 Jan 1896, d: 26 April 1966
…………….. 3 William Bryan Smith b: 02 Jan  1898
…………….. 3 Jesse Lee Smith b: 23 Sept 1900 in LA

Selected Sources:

  • 1840 US Census, Pike County, Mississippi. Wyatt Smith
  • 1850 US Census, Pike County, Mississippi, Wyatt Smith
  • 1860 US Census, Pike County, Mississippi, Holmesville, Wyatt Smith
  • 1860 US Census, Slave Schedule, Pike County, Mississippi, p. 51.
  • 1870 US Census, Osyka, Pike County, Mississippi, Page 3.
  • 1880 US Census, Pike County, Mississippi, SD 3, ED 37, Page 58.
  • Bible of Jeremiah Smith Sr. , c. 1800 – 1917, copy given to me by Pat (Brock) Smith, Dec. 2005 Bible in possession of Mrs. W. C. Uhlman
  • Boyd, Gregory A. Family Maps of Pike County, Mississippi. Deluxe. Norman, Oklahoma: Arphax Publishing Co., 2005.
  • Conerly, Luke Ward, SOURCE RECORDS FROM PIKE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI 1798-1910; 1798-1910; South Carolina, Southern Historical Press, 1989.
  • Criminger, Adrianne Fortenberry. THE FORTENBERRY FAMILIES OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI; 1677-1984; South Carolina, Southern Historical Press, Inc, 1984.
  • Fortinberry, G. K. ABSTRACT HISTORY OF THE FORTINBERRY FAMILY; 1795-1940′s; Family History Center Microfilm #1036152
  • Parish, Ray & June. ‘Cemetery Inscriptions Pike County, Mississippi 1750 – 1978′
  • Family records, pedigree charts, etc.

 

 

 

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