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Need Info On: Bige Smith

Need Info On: Bige Smith

Posted: 22 Oct 2007 1:37PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Smith, Payne, Guines

Bige Smith

b.abt 1858 Putnam Co, In
m. 31 Jul 1891 Dora Payne in Clay Co, In
d. 22 Dec 1906 Buried in Harmony, In

Im told his father's name is WJ Smith
Im told his mother's name is Catl Guines

Any & all info is appreciated, although i would really like to find his obit.

Re: Need Info On: Bige Smith

Posted: 23 Oct 2007 3:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
Is this Bige Smith family????

1850 Marion Twp., Putnam Co., Indiana
Enumeration Date: September 6, 1850
Page: 464
Line: 29
Dwelling/Family: 179/179

Smith, William A. - age 49, farmer, born in Pennsylvania
" Catherine - age 36, born in Kentucky
" Charles - age 15, born in Indiana
" Mary J. - age 13, born in Indiana
" John - age 11, born in Indiana
" Edward L. - age 7 or 9, born in Indiana
" Piney - age 5, born in Indiana
" Elizabeth C. - age 3, born in Indiana
" James - age 1, born in Indiana

1860 Washington Twp., Putnam Co., Indiana
Enumeration Date: July 25, 1860
Page: 293
Line: 24
Dwelling/Family: 7058/7053

Smith, Wm. J. - age 56, day laborer, born in Pennsylvania.
" Catherine - age 44, born in Indiana
" Pinney - age 15, born in Indiana (female)
" Caroline - age 13, born in Indiana
" Jas - age 11, born in Indiana (male)
" Serilda - age 7, born in Indiana
" Rebecca A. - age 4, born in Indiana
" Abijah - age 3, born in Indiana (male - "Bige"?)
" Elza - age 1, born in Indiana (male)
Fritts, Wm. E. - age 27, farm laborer, born in Indiana
Rodgers, Sarah - age 45, born in Kentucky

1870 Jackson Twp., Clay Co., Indiana
Enumeration Date: July 6, 1870
Page: 6
Line: 39
Dwelling/Family: 622/623

Smith, William J. - age 68, day laborer, born in Pennsylvania
" Catherine - age 51, keeping house, born in Kentucky
" Cerilda J. - age 17, born in Indiana
" Rebecca - age 13, born in Indiana
" Bijah - age 11, born in Indiana
" Elsey - age 10, born in Indiana
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Indiana Marriage Collection 1800-1941

Abijah Smith
m: March 18, 1878 - Clay Co., IN (Bk. 4, pg. 410)
Jennie McGill
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1880 Van Buren Twp., Clay Co., Indiana
Enumeration District: 226
Sheet Number: 365B
Enumeration Date: June 23-25, 1880
Line: 25
Dwelling/Family: 383/393

Smith, James - age 30, married, laborer, born in Indiana. Father born in Kentucky. Mother born in Pennsylvania
" Rachel - wife, age 28, married, keeping house, born in Indiana. Parents born in North Carolina.
" Willie - son, age 11, born in Indiana
(James possibly brother to Abijah)

Line: 28
Dwelling/Family: 384/394

Gill, J. L. - age 45, married, laborer, born in Kentucky. Parents born in Kentucky
" Sarah - wife, age 45, married, keeping house, born in Kentucky. Parents born in Kentucky
" Mary - daughter, age 18, born in Kentucky
" James - age 7, born in Kentucky
Line: 32
Dwelling/Family: 384/395
Smith, Carrie - daughter, age 20, married, born in Kentucky. Parents born in Kentucky (d/o JL & Sarah Gill)
" Abijah - son-in-law, age 22, married, born in Indiana. Parents birthplace unknown.
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Indiana Marriage Collection 1800-1941

Bige Smith
m: July 31, 1891 - Clay Co., IN (Bk. 8,m pg 92)
Dora Payne
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1900 Van Buren Twp., Clay Co., Indiana
Enumeration District: 24
Sheet Number: 336A
Enumeration Date: June 7, 1900
Line: 1
Dwelling/Family: 191/202

Smith, Bige - born April 1858, age 42, married 9 yrs., born in Indiana. Father born in Maryland. Mother born in Virginia
" Doray - wife, born December 1875, age 24, married 9 yrs., 1 child/1 child living, born in Indiana. Father born in England. Mother born in Virginia
" Maude - daughter, October 1897, age 2, born in Indiana. Parents born in Indiana.
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I hope this info helps........Karen

Re: Need Info On: Bige Smith

Posted: 24 Oct 2007 12:47PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Smith, Lady

Bige Smith is my great grandfather. He is my grandmother's father (Maude Smith's father).

Brian Lady, James Lady (my dad), Maude Smith Lady (his mom, my grandmother) & Bige Smith (her father, my great grandfather)
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