Person:Barsheba Smith (1)

Barsheba H. Smith
m. abt 1816
  1. Sam Houston Smith, (undocumented)
  2. Captain Henry Madison Smith1817 - 1882
  3. Sarah Elvina Smith1818 - 1902
  4. Unknown Female Smithbef 1820 - bef 1830
  5. Frances E. Smithabt 1823 - bef 1854
  6. Joseph P. SmithABT 1825 - ABT 1860
  7. Andrew Jackson Smithabt 1826 - bef 1880
  8. Isaac Newton Smithabt 1828 -
  9. James Smith, (undocumented)BEF 1830 -
  10. William Jasper Smith1830 - 1894
  11. Francis Marion SmithABT 1833 - aft 1855
  12. Barsheba H. Smithabt 1834 - 1904
  13. Birt H. SmithABT 1837 - 1863
m. 19 Feb 1850
  1. F. Elizabeth MooreheadABT 1851 -
Facts and Events
Name Barsheba H. Smith
Gender Female
Birth[1] abt 1834 Tennessee, United States
Marriage 19 Feb 1850 , Rusk, Texasto Joseph Morehead
Death[2] 23 May 1904 Coryell, Texas, United States

War of 1812 Veterans in Texas by Mary Smith Fae 1860 Federal census, Rusk Texas with Hannah Smith, her mother died 23 May 1904 in Coryell County, TX listed in probate of Birt Smith, her brother 1863

Sources: from Tedd Williamson BIOGRAPHY: Barsheba's great grandson is J.F. Barnes of Waco, head of a large lumber chain. Rusk County Texas Marriages1848 - 1858 Transcribed by Gwen Brewer McDaniel Submitted by Gloria B. Mayfield

  1. Family records, 1860.

    1860 Rusk County, Texas Federal census lists BH Morehead as age 26, born in Tennessee. See original in image

  2. LDS Family History Library film number 1020932 Rusk County Court probate records Rusk County Court probate records Probate. (Probate & Will of Birt Smith: LDS Family History Library film # 1020932 LDS Family History Library film # 1020932), LDS Family History Library film # 1020932.

    Estate of B. H. Smith [Birt H. Smith]
    In the probate Court March Term 1863. To the Hon. A. J. Smith, Chief Justice of said County the petition of A. J. Smith a citizen of said county would represent unto your Honor that one B. H. Smith departed this life in the Month of February 1863 leaving a last will and testament in which he appointed your petitioner the executor of the same.

    Birt SMITH names these persons in his will:
    WJ Smith, Newton Smith, the heirs at law of Joseph Smith deceased and the
    heirs at law of Francis Timmons to wit.

    Barsheba Ann Timmons & Hannah An[n] Timmons being the only heirs I intend to provide for of said Francis Timmons. Also Elizabeth Morehead, daughter of Bersheba Morehead. Also the heirs of Francis M. Smith by him begotten. [Sandra's note: There is no record of him ever being married or having heirs but Birt's will and a deed of Release of Family Slaves refer to the heirs of Francis Smith.]

    LDS Family History Library film # 1020932--see Text
    Rusk County Court probate records
    , Probate & Will of Birt Smith: LDS Family History Library film # 1020932
    LDS Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150 USA.