Lela Celesta Smith, (twin)
b.17 Jan 1880 , Eastland, Texas
m. 29 Jul 1868
Facts and Events
There are 11 vital records available on MyHeritage for Lela Celesta Smith, (twin), including birth records, marriage records, and death records. Vital records are historical records that are typically recorded around the actual time of the event, which means they are likely accurate. Vital records include information like the event date and place, and the person's occupation and residence. Vital records also often include information about the person's relatives. For example, birth and marriage records include names of parents and divorce records list the names of children.
Info from Paul Judson Smith
1880 Eastland Texas Federal Census Joseph Marion Smith Family:
Joseph SMITH Self W Male W 32 Texas Farmer Tennessee Tennessee [Joseph Marion Smith, son of Henry Madison & Sarah Susanna Hall Smith] Joseph B. SMITH Son S Male W 10 Texas Texas Texas [Joseph Bunyah Smith] Elma L. SMITH Son S Male W 8 Texas Texas Texas [Elmer Luther Smith] Alonzo SMITH Son S Male W 6 Texas Texas Texas [James Alonzo Smith] John H. SMITH Son S Male W 4 Texas Texas Texas [John Henry Smith] Mary O. SMITH Dau S Female W 2 Texas Texas Texas [May Ola Smith] Lula SMITH Dau S Female W 6M Texas Texas Texas [Lula May Smith] Lela SMITH Dau S Female W 6M Texas Texas Texas [Lela Celesta Smith]
The wife, Celesta Hall Smith, died 21 Feb 1880 in Coryell County, Texas, just a few months before the census was taken. Joseph B. Smith’s middle name may be Bunyan.
Sources: Alternate spelling of the children and some of Celesta’s information from the records of Paul Judson Smith.
1880 Federal Census District 8, Eastland, Texas Family History Library Film 1255301 NA Film Number T9-1301 Page Number 327D
Also enumerated in the Coryell County, Texas 1880 census:
Naomi HALL Self W Female W 55 NC Farmer NC NC Un HALL Son S Male W 18 TX Works On Farm MS NC Melvin J. HALL Son S Male W 13 TX Works On Farm MS NC Serepta FREEMAN Dau W Female W 35 MS Lives In Family MS NC John W. SCOTT GSon S Male W 17 TX Works On Farm MS NC Wm. C. FREEMAN GSon S Male W 10 TX At School MS NC Wyatt R. FREEMAN GSon S Male W 9 TX At School MS NC Naomi S. FREEMAN GDau S Female W 7 TX At School MS NC Zedoepunitus FREEMAN GSon S Male W 5 TX MS NC Martha HICKS Mother W Female W 78 SC PA SC John H. SMITH GSon S Male W 4 TX TX TX Ma ola SMITH GDau S Female W 2 TX TX TX Loula M. SMITH GDau S Female W 4M TX TX TX Lela S. SMITH GDau S Female W 4M TX TX TX
Census Place E.D. 26, Coryell, Texas Family History Library Film 1255298 NA Film Number T9-1298 Page Number 483C