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Descendants of Francis Emitt Smith
son of Sidney B. Smith


See also, Smith and Related Families Obituaries


Generation No. 1

1. SIDNEY B. SMITH He married (1) DORA UNKNOWN. He married (2) NAN UNKNOWN.
        
Children of SIDNEY SMITH and NAN UNKNOWN are:
  i. CLARENCE W SMITH.
  ii. SIDNEY T. SMITH.
2. iii. FRANCIS EMITT SMITH, b. January 24, 1866, Rosalie, Red River County, TX; d. February 21, 1931, Ralls, Crosby County, TX.


Generation No. 2

2. FRANCIS EMITT SMITH (SIDNEY B.) was born January 24, 1866 in Rosalie, Red River County, TX, and died February 21, 1931 in Ralls, Crosby County, TX. He married IDA ANN LAVENIA THORN HOLMES September 12, 1891 in Lamar County, TX, daughter of MAN THORN and WOMAN UNKNOWN. She was born January 27, 1872 in Rosalie, Red River County, TX, and died in 1953.

Notes for FRANCIS EMITT
headstone in Ralls Cemetery, Crosby County, TX, spells EMITT differently from family tradition: EMMETT

Notes for IDA ANN LAVENIA THORN HOLMES:
Adopted by S. H. Holmes (may have been Stephen Harty)
death date from headstone, Ralls Cemetery, Crosby County, TX
        
Children of FRANCIS SMITH and IDA HOLMES are:
3. i. BODIE MARY SMITH, b. January 10, 1893, Red River County, TX; d. April 01, 1981.
  ii. SIDNEY WILBURN SMITH, b. September 22, 1894, Red River County, TX; d. November 20, 1973.

Notes for SIDNEY WILBURN SMITH:
headstone in Ralls Cemetery, Crosby County, TX lists name as Wilburn "Si"
death date from headstone, Ralls Cemetery

4. iii. MARTHA JUANITA SMITH, b. April 25, 1897, Red River County, TX; d. September 13, 1987, Levelland, Hockley County, TX.
5. iv. AGNES SMITH, b. August 31, 1900, Red River County, TX; d. August 09, 1988.
6. v. EMITT SMITH, b. November 16, 1903, Red River County, TX; d. July 07, 1951, Dallas, Dallas County, TX.
  vi. JOE JENNINGS SMITH, b. July 10, 1908, Paris, Lamar County, TX.
Generation No. 3

3. BODIE MARY SMITH (FRANCIS EMITT, SIDNEY B.) was born January 10, 1893 in Red River County, TX, and died April 01, 1981. She married FOREST DEWITT STOREY January 12, 1913 in Bogata, Red River County, TX. He was born April 06, 1888, and died January 14, 1971.

More About BODIE MARY SMITH:
Burial: Ralls Cemetery, Crosby County, TX

Notes for FOREST DEWITT STOREY:
FOREST is spelling in Ralls Cemetery Records
birth date comes from Ralls Cemetery Records
        
Children of BODIE SMITH and FOREST STOREY are:
  i. DOROTHY STOREY, m. HAROLD REED.
  ii. LAVINIA STOREY, m. WALLACE J. MORRIS.

Notes for LAVINIA STOREY:
Nelda (Hinson) Ellerd and Elizabeth "Sissy" (Hinson) Peden spell this name LAVENIA, but Margaret (Storey) Hannsz OBIT spells it LAVINIA

  iii. MARGARET STOREY, b. October 19, 1913, Bogota, Red River County, TX; d. July 01, 1996, Lubbock, Lubbock County, TX; m. HERBERT E. HANNSZ, October 03, 1936; d. August 06, 1985, Lubbock, Lubbock County, TX.

Notes for MARGARET STOREY:
birth/death/burial info from OBIT in Lubbock AJ

More About MARGARET STOREY:
Burial: Resthaven, Lubbock, Lubbock County, TX

Notes for HERBERT E. HANNSZ:
info taken from OBIT for Margaret (Storey) Hannsz

More About HERBERT E. HANNSZ:
Burial: Resthaven, Lubbock, Lubbock County, TX

Marriage Notes for MARGARET STOREY and HERBERT HANNSZ:
couple moved to Lubbock in 1940
no children

4. MARTHA JUANITA SMITH (FRANCIS EMITT, SIDNEY B.) was born April 25, 1897 in Red River County, TX, and died September 13, 1987 in Levelland, Hockley County, TX. She married CHARLIE HINSON April 18, 1917 in Lamar County, TX, son of NEEDHOM HINSON and MARTHA CLAMPITT. He was born November 07, 1894 in Titus County, TX, and died November 05, 1939 in Levelland, Hockley County, TX.

More About MARTHA JUANITA SMITH:
Burial: September 16, 1987, Ralls Cemetery, Crosby County, TX

Notes for CHARLIE HINSON:
TX CORP 315 AMTN, 90 DIV., WWI
Charlie Hinson died from stomach cancer.

More About CHARLIE HINSON:
Burial: November 06, 1939, Ralls Cemetery, Crosby County, TX
        
Children of MARTHA SMITH and CHARLIE HINSON are:
7. i. CHARLES EDWIN HINSON, b. March 30, 1918, Paris, Lamar County, TX; d. October 21, 1970, Levelland, Hockley County, TX.
8. ii. MAMYE ELIZABETH "Sissy" HINSON, b. February 03, 1920, Ralls, Crosby County, TX.
9. iii. DAVID LEE HINSON, b. March 25, 1922, Ralls, Crosby County, TX; d. December 18, 1980, Albuquerque, NM.

Notes on David Lee Hinson:

David Lee Hinson had oat cell carcinoma and underwent x-ray therapy for a brain tumor(s); he had a tumor in his neck--most of which was removed, and he had a tumor(s) in his lung(s)--all tumors are probably related to same cause; he took dexadrene, dialinta, vencritin and adrimiaione --from handwritten note of his sister Elizabeth "Sissy" (Hinson) Peden

10. iv. EUGENE "Pete" HINSON, b. February 24, 1924, Ralls, Crosby County, TX; d. April 23, 1987, Levelland, Hockley County, TX.
  v. JACK HINSON, b. June 25, 1926, Ralls, Crosby County, TX; d. April 24, 1946, Levelland, Hockley County, TX.

More About JACK HINSON:
Burial: April 29, 1946, Ralls Cemetery, Crosby County, TX

11. vi. NELDA FRANCES HINSON, b. June 28, 1929, Ralls, Crosby County, TX.
12. vii. MARTHA JUANITA HINSON, b. March 23, 1931, Crosby County, TX; d. March 05, 1999, Levelland, Hockley County, TX.
13. viii. MARY SUE HINSON, b. December 06, 1933, Ralls, Crosby County, TX.
  ix. GIRL UNNAMED HINSON, b. November 18, 1935, Ralls, Crosby County, TX; d. November 18, 1935, Ralls, Crosby County, TX.

More About GIRL UNNAMED HINSON:
Burial: Ralls, Crosby County, TX

  x. BOY UNNAMED HINSON, b. November 18, 1935, Ralls, Crosby County, TX; d. November 18, 1935, Ralls, Crosby County, TX.

More About BOY UNNAMED HINSON:
Burial: Ralls, Crosby County, TX


14. xi. PATSY CHARLENE HINSON, b. November 07, 1937, Levelland, Hockley County, TX.
   NOTE: for more on the children and later generations of this family,
go to HINSON FAMILY TREE

5. AGNESSMITH (FRANCIS EMITT, SIDNEY B.) was born August 31, 1900 in Red River County, TX, and died August 09, 1988. She married NOEL J LIGON December 22, 1922 in Ralls, Crosby County, TX. He was born June 03, 1895, and died January 01, 1967.

More About AGNES SMITH:
Burial: Ralls Cemetery, Crosby County, TX

Notes for NOEL J LIGON:
birth date from Ralls Cemetery records

Children of AGNES SMITH and NOEL LIGON are:
  i. NELSON LIGON.
15. ii. HOWARD LIGON, b. December 29, 1928; d. May 25, 1995.

    6. EMITT SMITH (FRANCIS EMITT, SIDNEY B.) was born November 16, 1903 in Red River County, TX, and died July 07, 1951 in Dallas, Dallas County, TX. He married (1) PAULINE CONLEY. He married (2) VERNICE ELNA MCELYEA June 03, 1946 in Sweetwater, TX. She was born September 02, 1917 in Snyder, Scurry County, TX.

More About EMITT SMITH:
Burial: Resthave Memorial Park, Midland, TX
        
Child of EMITT SMITH and VERNICE MCELYEA is:
16. i. DAVID THORNE SMITH, b. November 15, 1947, Odessa, Ector County, TX.
Generation No. 4

        Note: Children of Charlie and Nita (Smith) Hinson are not included in this outline.
        See HINSON FAMILY TREE for details
    15. HOWARD LIGON (AGNES SMITH, FRANCIS EMITT, SIDNEY B.) was born December 29, 1928, and died May 25, 1995. He married MARY DUNN February 12, 1949. She was born in @1931 Nolan County, and died February 10, 1992 in Lubbock, Lubbock County, TX.

More About HOWARD LIGON:
Burial: Ralls Cemetery, Crosby County, TX

Notes for MARY DUNN:
Name is MARY in Lubbock A-J obit, but name is MAY according to Ralls Cemetery Records

More About MARY DUNN:
Burial: February 13, 1992, Ralls Cemetery, Crosby County, TX
        
Child of HOWARD LIGON and MARY DUNN is:
17 i. SHARON LIGON, d. September 24, 1991; m. ALLEN INGLEY.
    16. DAVID THORNE SMITH (EMITT, FRANCIS EMITT, SIDNEY B.) was born November 15, 1947 in Odessa, Ector County, TX. He married (1) HELEN DAVIS April 15, 1979 in Houston, TX. She was born February 24, 1943 in New England. He married (2) JANIE ELIZABETH WHITEHEAD April 24, 1992 in Houston, TX. She was born July 17, 1939 in Cottonwood, TX.

Notes for DAVID THORNE SMITH:
Viet Nam Vet (1 NOV 1966-28 SEPT 1969)


Marriage Notes for DAVID SMITH and HELEN DAVIS:
Nelda (Hinson) Ellerd's note gives wedding date as 1952?!

Notes for JANIE ELIZABETH WHITEHEAD:
She has six children from previous marriage--all grown up by time she married David Thorne
        
Child of DAVID SMITH and HELEN DAVIS is:
  i. GREGORY ALEXANDER SMITH, b. July 15, 1976, Pasedina, TX.

Page Last Edited: 25 FEB 2000