You may also like to read:

If you enjoy reading this blog, you may also like to read the articles I write each week as the Springfield Genealogy Examiner and as the Ozarks Cultural Heritage Examiner. Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss a one. You may also enjoy reading about the family stories in my novels at The Homeplace Series blog. You can sign up for e-mail reminders.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Sentimental Sunday - Smith Grandparents Post 7 - The Children

Sentimental Sunday - Smith Grandparents Post 7 - The Children


Ellen Rebecca PRESTON first married Montgomery (Mont) BALLARD in 1898.

Grant BALLARD was born 2 Feb 1900.

Mont BALLARD died 30 Dec 1900

Ellen Rebecca PRESTON BALLARD second married William Emanuel SMITH on 11 May 1904

William Theodore (Theodore) SMITH, b. 11 Dec 1904; d. 2 Mar 1921
Willard Ward (Toots) SMITH, b. 11 Aug 1906
Lena Irene (Irene) SMITH, b. 15 Jan 1909
Naomi LVene (LVene) SMITH, b. 8 Sep 1910
Pauline Cecile (Pauline) SMITH, b. 21 Sep 1912
Baby Boy SMITH, b. 3 Jan 1914, d. 1914
Delbert Leverne (Pete) SMITH, b. 9 Aug 1915
Etha Maxine (Max) SMITH, b. 18 Oct 1917
Ellen Bethene (Betty) SMITH, b. 9 Aug 1919

Ellen Rebecca PRESTON BALLARD SMITH died 28 Jun 1923, leaving a husband and eight children and her husband, William, 54:

Grant, 23
Toots, 16
Irene, 14
LVene, 12
Pauline, 10
Pete, 7
Max, 5
Betty, 4

William did not remarry. The older children looked after the younger ones, and managed to be active in school and the community. More stories to follow.

Families are Forever!  ;-)

No comments:

Post a Comment