m. 24 Nov 1872
Facts and Events
5 Generation photo ID: Mary Josephine Hall Smith holds Ira George Harris who was born 8 Jun 1940. Bk: William Edward Smith, Connie Fay Smith Harris & Ira Delbert Smith in Mary's yard.
Cause of Death:<CAUS> arteriooclerosis
Here's what I've found on Mary Josephine Hall. Father: Rolin (Roland) Hall, b. 1826, Copiah County, MS. Mother: Pernecea (spelling varies) Hamm, b. 1829, Lawrence Co., MS. Siblings: Samantha, b.1848; Lucy J., b. 1850; James (Henry J.), b. 1853; Mannery, b. 1856; William, b. 1861; Tabbie (Talbie) b. 1865; and Rolin, b. 1858. Paternal Grandfather: Wyatt Hall, b. 1787, in N.C. or VA. Wyatt was a farmer and Baptist minister. D. 1852 in Covington County, MS. Paternal Grandmother: Lydia Southern, b. 1793, in S.C., d. 1863 in Castor Landing, Caldwell Parish, LA. Children: James, 1816; Henry, 1818; Wyatt\Wiatt 1820; Lewis, 1824; Roland (Rolin), 1826; Serena, 1827. Father of Wyatt Hall: Henry, b. 1757, St. Marks District, Orange County, N.C. Mother of Wyatt Hall: Mary Jane Ross Maternal Grandfather: James Hamm Maternal Grandmother: Lucy Maxwell Children: Jane, 1826; Pernecea, 1829.
~These are just brief notes of what I found. Hope you find this useful. A. J.
~ Shirley Hollowell is my first cousin. Her dad was, I believe, the eldest in my dad's family (Jesse "Frank" Franklin). However, I've never heard of this John C. Smith before. Now I'm puzzled. My direct ancestors were all dirt-poor share-croppers after grandpa died. I have seen the house that greatgrandma Josephine ordered from the Sears & Roebuck catalog (it was still standing in the late 1980s) on the old place near Sipe Springs. The land there wasn't much good for farming, according to my aunts--too rocky. Got to go. A. J.