DESCENDANTS OF JAMES P. SMITH
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Perhaps, the naming patterns of the children might be helpful to others. My goal at this time is to find
the parents of Lamelia wife of James P. SMITH. Please look carefully over my file, if you have marriages,
cemetery or other helpful records please do let me know. All pieces of the puzzle will help.
Generation No. 1
1. JAMES P2 SMITH (BURN1) was born 1803 in Richmond County, North Carolina, and died Aft. 1880.
He married LAMELIA, daughter of UNKNOWN and UNKNOWN. She was born May 1814 in North Carolina, and
died Aft. 1900 in probably Scotland County, North Carolina.
Notes for JAMES P SMITH:
Malcom B and Arthur was too old to be the sons of wife Lamelia. They are listed with them in the
1850 census. Could be sons from another wife OR related another way and not sons.
More About JAMES P SMITH:
Census: 1880, Richmond County, Williamson Dist. James Smith 78, and Lamelia 55 are shown living with
Charles Smith 30, and wife Elizabeth 18. (listed as father, and wife)
Notes for LAMELIA:
Lemelia was last seen in the 1900 census of Scotland County, NC with her oldest daughter Elizabeth Wright.
She was in her 80's. The census states she was born in NC, but both parents were from Scotland
( country not the county ).
More About LAMELIA:
Census: 1900, Scotland County, North Carolina, with Daniel Wright
Children of JAMES SMITH and LAMELIA are:
2. i. MALCOLM B3 SMITH, b. November 1825; d. 1913.
ii. ARTHUR SMITH, b. 1829.
3. iii. ELIZABETH RACHEL SMITH, b. 18 December 1834; d. 22 October 1929, Scotland County, North Carolina.
4. iv. WILLIAM F SMITH, b. January 1841.
5. v. SIMEON SMITH, b. 1840; d. Robeson County, North Carolina?.
6. vi. THOMAS GIBSON SMITH, b. 09 March 1842; d. 29 September 1914.
7. vii. MARGARET ANN SMITH, b. February 1845, Richmond County, North Carolina.
See Margaret Ann with sister Elizabeth Wright
viii. JANE M SMITH, b. 1846; d. living with parents 1870.
ix. CHARLES "CHARLIE" W SMITH, b. September 1849, Richmond County, North Carolina; m. ELIZABETH; b. 1862.
Generation No. 2
2. MALCOLM B3 SMITH (JAMES P2, BURN1) was born November 1825, and died 1913. He married CAROLINE GIBSON
04 May 1856 in Richmond County, North Carolina. She was born February 1837, and died Bef. 1910.
More About MALCOLM B SMITH:
Census: 1870, Richmond County, Williamson Dist
Military service: Civil War, Co E 33rd Reg NC
Children of MALCOLM SMITH and CAROLINE GIBSON are:
i. SARAH A "SALLIE"4 SMITH, b. 1859; m. P. J. PARKER; b. Marlboro, South Carolina?.
ii. SAFFRONIA J SMITH, b. 1861.
iii. CHARLOTTE F SMITH, b. 1863.
iv. CAROLINE E "CARRIE" SMITH, b. 1864; m. MADUS FLETCHER, 26 November 1881, Richmond Co., N. C..
v. ARCHIBALD P "ARCHIE" SMITH, b. 1867.
vi. ALVENIA SMITH, b. 1869.
vii. LANNA LEE SMITH, b. 1873.
viii. SINA SMITH, b. 1874.
ix. CHARLIE SMITH, b. January 1878.
3. ELIZABETH RACHEL3 SMITH (JAMES P2, BURN1) was born 18 December 1834, and died 22 October 1929 in
Scotland County, North Carolina. She married DANIEL D WRIGHT 28 September 1852 in Richmond County,
North Carolina, son of CAMERON WRIGHT and LUCY JONES. He was born 28 June 1834 in North Carolina,
and died 15 April 1918.
More About ELIZABETH RACHEL SMITH:
Burial: Wright Cemetery Scotland County, NC
More About DANIEL D WRIGHT:
Burial: Wright Cemetery Scotland County, NC
Census: 1870, Richmond County, Williamson Dist p.648
Military service: 27 October 1864, Civil War Co. E 33rd Infantry Reg NC
Children of ELIZABETH SMITH and DANIEL WRIGHT are:
i. CHARLES W4 WRIGHT, b. 04 October 1854; m. ALMELIA GIBSON; b. 21 July 1853; d. 12 January 1915.
More About CHARLES W WRIGHT:
Census: 1900, Scotland County, North Carolina
ii. ROBERT L WRIGHT, b. September 1858; m. MARY.
iii. LAWRENCE P WRIGHT, b. 1863.
iv. LAMELIA WRIGHT, b. 1865.
v. ANNA E WRIGHT, b. June 1870.
vi. EMMA WRIGHT, b. 1871.
4. WILLIAM F3 SMITH (JAMES P2, BURN1) was born January 1841. He married MARY. She was born 1847.
Notes for WILLIAM F SMITH:
1860 census William Smith age 27 living next to Daniel and Elizabeth Smith Wright.
More About WILLIAM F SMITH:
Census: 1860, Richmond County, North Carolina
Children of WILLIAM SMITH and MARY are:
i. MARGARET A4 SMITH, b. 1867.
ii. MARY R SMITH, b. 1869.
5. SIMEON3 SMITH (JAMES P2, BURN1) was born 1840, and died in Robeson County, North Carolina?.
He married RACHEL GIBSON, daughter of NATHANIEL GIBSON. She was born 1846.
More About SIMEON SMITH:
Census: 1870, Richmond County, North Carolina
Military service: Civil War co E 40th NC Regt
Children of SIMEON SMITH and RACHEL GIBSON are:
i. LEMELIA ANN4 SMITH, b. 1862.
ii. JOHN W SMITH, b. 1865.
iii. CORNELIA SMITH, b. 1867.
iv. LILLY F SMITH, b. 1869.
v. ANGUS B SMITH, b. 1872.
vi. CHARLIE P SMITH, b. 1874.
vii. MCFARLAND SMITH, b. 1878.
6. THOMAS GIBSON3 SMITH (JAMES P2, BURN1) was born 09 March 1842, and died 29 September 1914.
He married URSLA P. She was born 06 November 1838, and died 07 May 1910.
More About THOMAS GIBSON SMITH:
Burial: Mary Love Cemetery, Hamlet NC
Census: 1900, Scotland County, North Carolina, Spring Hill
Children of THOMAS SMITH and URSLA P are:
i. IDA J4 SMITH, b. August 1869.
ii. MARY C SMITH, b. 1873.
iii. VIRGINIA B SMITH, b. 1877.
iv. JULIA L SMITH, b. 1879.
7. MARGARET ANN3 SMITH (JAMES P2, BURN1) was born February 1845 in Richmond County, North Carolina.
She married APPLETON E SQUYARS 21 February 1871 in Richmond County, North Carolina, son of WILSON SQUYARS
and SARAH "SALLIE". He was born 1841 in Beaufort County, North Carolina, and died 1893 in Lumbeton,
Robeson County, North Carolina.
Notes for APPLETON E SQUYARS:
Appleton enlisted at the age of 20 in the war between the States. He was wounded at the battle of
Seven Pines, Virginia on 31 May 1862. He was wounded again at Fredericksburg, Virginia, 13 December 1862
and captured again at Mechanicsville, Virginia, 30 May 1864, and confined at Point Lookout, Maryland,
until transferred to Elmira, New York, 8 July 1864. Paroled at Elmira on 11 October 1864 and transferred
to Venus Point, Savannah River, Georgia, where he was received 15 Nov 1864 for exchange. Captured at
Petersburg, Virginia 3 April 1865, and confined at Hart's Island, New York Harbor, until released June
19-20 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.
More About APPLETON E SQUYARS:
Census: 1900, Robeson County, North Carolina
Military service: Civil War, Co. E, 4th NC Inf.
Children of MARGARET SMITH and APPLETON SQUYARS are:
i. HENRY APPLETON4 SQUYARS, b. 15 October 1872, Lumbeton, Robeson County, North Carolina; d. 1932;
m. ELLA BURTON; b. 07 December 1899, North Carolina; d. 20 May 1989, Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass.
ii. ALEXANDER EDWARD SQUYARS, b. 15 October 1881, Lumberton, Robeson County, North Carolina;
d. 05 August 1958, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida; m. (1) EMILY MAHALIA HENDLEY, 24 September 1905,
Nashville, Berrien County, Georgia; b. 26 April 1889; d. 06 April 1925, Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia;
m. (2) PEARL OLIVE HILL, 16 October 1925, Gainsville, Alachua County, Florida; b. 17 October 1903,
Nashville, Berrien County, Georgia; d. 29 October 1976, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.
More About ALEXANDER EDWARD SQUYARS:
Death Certificate: Duval County, Florida
More About EMILY MAHALIA HENDLEY:
Burial: Flat Creek Cemetery, Nashville
More About PEARL OLIVE HILL:
Burial: Memory Gardens, Jacksonville, Fl
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