Eli Smith was born 21 January 1804 in Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States to Jeremiah G. Smith and Joanna Dillon and died 2 August 1838 in Pike County, Mississippi, United States of unspecified causes. He married Orpha Roberts (-1828) . He married Jannie Crews (1809-1843) 16 September 1830 in Pike County, Mississippi, United States.

eli is named as a child of jeremiah smith and joanna dillon in "sorce records from pike co., miss." by williams & conerly. his wives are also named in this source - page 118. eli's first wife, orpha roberts, died just under a year of marriage, possibly in child birth (may, 1828). he then married ann crews in sept. 1830, and had four children before his death in aug. 1838. sally was just under two years old at the time. ann then married eli's brother, calvin, in 1839. they had two children before her death in jan. 1843. her baby, selena, was only four months old. calvin then late of that year, 1843, married sarah brumfield, sister of isaac and daughter of willis.



Offspring of Jannie "Ann" Crews and Eli Smith (1804-1838)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Eliza Ellinder "Ellin" Smith
Thomas C. Smith
Martha Jane Smith
Sarah Joann "Sally" Smith 23 November 1836 Pike County, Mississippi, United Kingdom 4 August 1929 Salem, Walthall County, Mississippi, United States Isaac Nelson Brumfield (1823-1909)



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