Person:Sarah Childress (1)

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Sarah Jane Childress
b.15 Mar 1836 , , Alabama
d.30 Dec 1917 , Bosque, Texas
    m. ABT 1828
    1. Mary Agnes ChildressABT 1835 -
    2. Sarah Jane Childress1836 - 1917
    m. 16 Jul 1851
    1. William Wallace Smith1858 - 1894
    2. Caroline SmithABT 1863 -
    3. Effie G. SmithABT 1865 -
    4. Laura Smith1870 -
    5. Sallie SmithABT 1872 -
    Facts and Events
    Name Sarah Jane Childress
    Gender Female
    Birth[1] 15 Mar 1836 , , Alabama
    Marriage 16 Jul 1851 Henderson, Rusk, Texasto William Jasper Smith
    Death? 30 Dec 1917 , Bosque, Texas
    Burial? Meredian Cemetery, section M, Bosque County, Texas

    1860 Rusk County Texas census 1870 Rusk County Texas census CSA Pension application: Smith, Sarah J. 31257-- Bosque County--Smith, W. J. applied 9 May 1905

    Meridian Cemetery Wife of William J. SMITH SMITH, Sarah (nee: CHILDRESS)--(Section M) 15 MAR 1836--30 DEC 1917 Wife of William J. SMITH

    Marriage date and place from CSA Pension application Sarah Jane states that they were married 16 July 1851 in Henderson, Rusk, Texas CSA application # 31257 Bosque County, Texas FHL film #965125

    	 1880 US Census:
    
    Name  	Relation 	Marital Status 	Gender 	Race 	Age 	Birthplace 	Occupation 	Father's Birthplace	Mother's Birthplace
    Sarah J. SMITH  	 Self  	 M  	 Female  	 W  	 44  	 AL  	 Keeping House  	 VA  	 SC
    Wallace SMITH  	 Son  	 S  	 Male  	 W  	 21  	 TX  	 Printer  	 TN  	 AL
    W. J. SMITH  	 Husband  	 M  	 Male  	 W  	 50  	 TN  	 Farmer  	 SC  	 SC
    Carrie SMITH  	 Dau  	 S  	 Female  	 W  	 16  	 TX  	 At School  	 TN  	 AL
    Effie SMITH  	 Dau  	 S  	 Female  	 W  	 14  	 TX  	   	 TN  	 AL
    Sallie SMITH  	 Dau  	 S  	 Female  	 W  	 8  	 TX  	   	 TN  	 AL
    

    Source Information:

     	Census Place 	E.D. 14, Bosque, Texas
    	Family History Library Film  	1255291
    	NA Film Number  	T9-1291
    	Page Number  	452C
    
    References
    1. Census: 1850 USA Federal Census, 11 Sep 1850.

      1850 - Rusk Texas census page 501 family 36 lines 18-21
      36 36 James Childress 48 M Farmer SC
      36 36 Sarah " " 43 F do [ditto- SC]
      [Sarah is Sarah Parker, daughter of Isaiah & Elizabeth Guyton Parker & the sister of Hannah Parker Smith (who lives next door in this census)].
      36 36 Childress Agnes 14 F W AL
      36 36 Childress Ruphus 12 M W AL
      36 36 Childress Margaret 11 F W AL
      36 36 Childress Frances 8 F W AL
      36 36 Childress Andrew 5 M W TX

      Sarah Jane is not in this census with the James & Sarah Parker Childress family in 1850 Rusk County, Texas Federal Census--but it is assumed that she is part of the James Childress family. She married her cousin, William Jasper Smith the next year.
      see Text-- image is in the father, James Childress' sources

    2.   The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Census: 1880 United States Census. (Copyright (c) 2000, 2002 FamilySearch (TM) Internet Genealogy Service, January 20, 2004).

      1880 US Census:

      Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      Sarah J. SMITH Self M Female W 44 AL Keeping House VA SC
      Wallace SMITH Son S Male W 21 TX Printer TN AL
      W. J. SMITH Husband M Male W 50 TN Farmer SC SC
      Carrie SMITH Dau S Female W 16 TX At School TN AL
      Effie SMITH Dau S Female W 14 TX TN AL
      Sallie SMITH Dau S Female W 8 TX TN AL

      Source Information:
      Census Place E.D. 14, Bosque, Texas
      Family History Library Film 1255291
      NA Film Number T9-1291
      Page Number 452C

      1880 Census Census Place E.D. 14, Bosque, Texas
      Family History Library Film 1255291
      Page Number 452C