Notes for Elijah Smith: 1880 Census Gradyville, Adair co., KY: Head of House = Elijah Smith age 40 Farmer, born KY ( mother born in AL, father born in GA Sarah Smith = Wife age 39, born in KY (parents birthplace not listed. William = son age 17 farm laborer, born Ky John = son age 10 , born Ky Sarah B. = daughter age 8 born Ky Susen L. = daughter age 7 born KY George L. = son age 5 born Ky Angaline = daughter age 3 born Ky James W. = son age 9 mos born Ky ___________________________________________________________
1870 US Census: Head of Household = Elijah Smith age 28 Sarah = Wife age 27 Mary J. = daughter age 13 Elizabeth = age 11 William = age 7 Vesta A. = age 4 John = age 1 Mary Butler = age 55, born Ky ______________________________________________
According to Pat Ware's info given to my Mother Billie Ola Brooks-Henderson: Elijah "Kirby" Smith was possibly the Confederate General that escorted Jeff Davis home after the Civil War.... however, his pension info indicates Elijah was a Union soldier... ** this info needs to be checke out **
More About Elijah Smith: Burial: Unknown, Smith Family Cemetery, Milltown, Adair co., KY. Census: 1880, Gradyville, Adair co., Ky. Military service: Civil War 13th Co. D KY vol calvary Union. Source: Civil war pension records. Source of Info: Teresa Nicholas Shoup.
More About Elijah Smith and Sarah Elizabeth Sallie Bear Butler: Marriage: March 10, 1856, Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Children of Elijah Smith and Sarah Elizabeth Sallie Bear Butler are: