William M. SMITH b. NC abt. 1825, m. Macoupin Co., IL 14-Aug-1844 to Mary Ann SOLOMON b. KY abt. 1820
Note: identification of William M. SMITH as a son of Richard & Sally is based on him being a next-door neighbor to Joshua SMITH in 1850, and also
the fact that his birthplace was NC, like the rest of the Richard Smith family.