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~*~Smith Family Genealogy~*~


If you are wondering how it is possible to know where ? Smith and his wife's were born and not know their names, it is possible because of a letter written by my great great grandmother who talked about her family but left out many names and bits and pieces of important information. You can read the Effie Smith's Family Register here. I was very lucky to receive a copy of this from my aunt.  


Generation No. 1


1.? Smith was born in New Jersey. He married (1) ??. She was born in Ohio.  He married (2) ?? in Ohio. ? 


Children of ? Smith and ?? are:


2. Peter Smith

3. Sarah Smith


Children Of ? Smith and ?? are:


4. Elisha Smith

5. Jesse Smith

6. Samuel Smith

7. John Smith

8. Hiram Smith


Generation No. 2


2.Peter Smith (?¹) He married Phebe Ashton in Ohio. 

Children of Peter Smith and Phebe Ashton are:



9. Oliver Cromwell Smith, born October 15, 1832 in Guernsey County, Ohio; died May 25, 1920 in Chicago, Ill.

10. Lydia Smith

11. Justus Smith, died 1863 in Civil War Of The Rebellion.

12. Finley Smith, died 1862 in Civil War Of The Rebellion. 

13. Elisha Smith, died Abt. 1869 From Disease contracted while in the service.

14. Rebecca Smith.

15. Jane Smith

16. Mary Smith 


Generation No. 3


9. Oliver Cromwell³ Smith (Peter², ?¹) was born October 15, 1832 in Guernsey County, Ohio, and died May 25, 1920 in Chicago, Ill. He married Margaret Morrison December 25, 1858 in Viroqua, Wisconsin, daughter of Nathaniel Morrison and Charlotte ?. She died 1866 of Consumption.


Children of Oliver Smith and Margaret Morrison are:


17.Effie Myrtle Smith, born in Wisconsin; died Abt. 1946

18. Plinthia Mabel Smith, died 1862 in City of Viraqua, Wisconsin, daughter of Nathaniel Morrison and Charlotte ?. She died 1866 in Consumption.

19. Elthia Idye Smith. She married N. Shoemaker.



Generation No.4  


17. Effie Myrtle Smith (Oliver Cromwell³,Peter²,?¹) was born in Wisconsin, and died Abt. 1946. She married Henry Lou Carter September 20, 1890 in Chicago, Ill, son of William Carter and Susan Eyles. He was born 1863, and died Abt. December 08, 1945.


Children of Effie Smith and Henry Carter are:


20. Norman Eyles Carter, born October 08, 1899 in Illinois; died August 19, 1969.

21. Marvin Carter died as a young child

22. Margaret Evangline Carter, died May 25, 1937

23. Donald Carter

24. Thelma Carter

25  Erminie Carter

26. Elizabeth Carter


Generation No.5


20. Norman Eyles Carter (Effie Myrtle4 Smith, Oliver Cromwell Smith³, Peter², ?¹) was born October 08, 1899 in Illinois, and died August 18, 1969. He married Ruth Ethel Woodard, daughter of George Woodard and Orilla McFarland. She was born July 30, 1911 in Catlin, Illinois, and died January 23, 1990.


Children of Norman and Ruth Woodard are:


Not Shown it is a living Generation


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