Presley Smith and Ruth Carter were married 1849 in Ouachita parish LA.
Ruth Carter, b. 1830 in Alabama, possibly Clarke County. She is the sister of my gggreatgrandpa, James Carter.
They are listed on the 1850 Ouachita parish census
I believe their four sons were born in Simsboro, Lincoln
John Pinkney Smith, Feb 1850
George Smith b 1852
William Smith b 1855
Thomas Jefferson Smith b March 15, 1857
John P. Smith and his family are listed on the 1900 Simsboro census.
Joseph b Feb 1883
Celia b Oct 185
Thomas b Apr 1887
Mattie b April 1893
Would love to share information with anyone researching this family.
Sandra Carter Van Wyk