m. abt 1816
m. 25 Sep 1851
Facts and Events
War of 1812 Veterans in Texas by Mary Smith Fae p. 215 Nacogdoches Archives transcribed by R.B. Blake vol XLVIII 1850,
The Henderson Democrat Sat., Nov. 29, 1856 S. Q. Richardson vs Gunn Lofton & J. R. Legrand. (Lofton & Legrand were indebted to S. Q. Richardson for $40). Signed A. J. Smith, JP & recieved by J. D. Hamilton, Sheriff, Rusk Co.
1860, 1860 Rusk County, Texas Federal Census Pate number 199B, Lines 1 - 4 1 96 101 SMITH A.J. 34 M W Miller 4,000 5,000 TN [Andrew Jackson Smith was born abt 1828 in Lincoln County, Tennessee to James & Hannah Parker Smith.) Andrew Jackson Smith became the first Judge of Rusk County, Texas under the present Constitution of the State of Texas. He was the Judge when his brother, Birt's will was probated in 1863. Andrew J. Smith became a merchant later.
2 96 101 SMITH Mary E. 28 F W . SC [Mary Wadsworth ] [Andrew Jackson Smith and Mary Wadsworth married Sep 25 1851 in Rusk County, Texas]
3 96 101 SMITH Leon 5 M W . TX .[Leonidas K. Smith born 12 Feb 1856 in Rusk County, Texas]
4 96 101 SMITH Martin 5/12 M W . . TX [Martin W. Smith, 5 months old, was born about 1859 in Rusk County, Texas] .
They had other children born later:
Francis M. Smith born about 1861 in Texas. Isaac N. Smith born about 1864 in Texas Andrew Jackson Smith born about 1866 in Texas David Smith born about 1868 in Texas Kate M. Smith born about May 1870 in Texas Mary E. Smith born about 1873 in Texas
1870, Rusk Texas census
In 1880 census
A. J. SMITH Self M Male W 53 TN Cr. Judge Rusk Co SC SC S. M. SMITH Wife M Female W 43 SC Keeps House MS GA I. N. SMITH Son S Male W 16 TX Printer TN SC A. J. SMITH Son S Male W 14 TX At School TN SC D. SMITH Son S Male W 12 TX At School TN SC Kate M. SMITH Dau S Female W 9 TX TN SC Mary E. SMITH Dau S Female W 7 TX TN SC Octavia MUSSELMAN Dau S Female W 21 AL At Home AL GA
Census Place Henderson, Rusk, Texas Family History Library Film 1255325 NA Film Number T9-1325 Page Number 10D
First Judge of Rusk County, Texas under the present Constitution of the State of Texas. He was the Judge when his brother, Birt's will was probated in 1863. Andrew J. Smith became a merchant later. Overton Texas Centennial FHL US Can 976.4185/01 H2o Editor Ora Gillispie 1973