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Family Group Sheet

John Smedley And Charlotte Skinner

 

1. JOHN2 SMEDLEY (THOMAS1) was born 1790 in Green Co, GA, and died Aft. 1880. He married (1) CHARLOTTE SKINNER Feb 27, 1818 in Putnum Co, GA, daughter of PHENIAS SKINNER. She was born 1798 in Wilkes Co, GA, and died Mar 1881 in Chambers Co, AL. He married (2) EFFIE FAIR Dec 14, 1870 in Chambers Co, AL. She was born 1796.

Notes for JOHN SMEDLEY:

John was born in Green Co, GA and grew up in Putnam Co.  He also lived in Troup Co, GA before moving to Chambers Co, AL. 

Served in War of 1812
SMEDLEY JOHN PRIVATE PRIVATE TH0MAS' Regiment 2 GA Militia
He drew land in Henry Co, GA in the 1821 land lottery.  His son, Wiley lived in Henry Co in 1852 when he married.  In 1850 and 1860 his daughter, Olive is in Henry Co, GA.
1821 land lottery Resident Draw
Smedley, John     Putnam     Sanders     256 9 Henry

1860 Census - slave schedule shows John Smedley owns 6 slaves. Looks like one family.

In 1870 John's daughter Olive and her husband Sherrod Dukes are living with him in Chambers Co, AL. He is age 80.

In 1880 John Smedley is in Chambers Co, AL - age 91 and married to Effie age 50. Also living with him is Kelis? male age 45. For Kelis the race is blacked out. He may be a servant.

More About JOHN SMEDLEY:

Occupation: 1850, Mechanic
Occupation1: 1870, Blacksmith

Notes for CHARLOTTE SKINNER:
Charlotte's father may be Thomas or Phenias.  Have not verified either.

Children of JOHN SMEDLEY and CHARLOTTE SKINNER are:

1. WILEY3 SMEDLEY (JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born 1819 in Putnam Co, GA, and died Bet. 1860 - 1870. He married ELIZABETH A. GREEN Nov 11, 1852 in Henry Co, GA. She was born Nov 1826 in GA, and died Aft. 1900 in Clay Co, AL.

Notes for WILEY SMEDLEY:

In 1850 Wiley is living with niece, Harriet. He is age 30.
1860 in Randolph Co, AL.

Henry Co,GA
GREEN ELIZABETH 11-Dec 1852 SMEDLEY WILEY

Notes for ELIZABETH A. GREEN:

In 1870 and 1880 Elizabeth is a widow living in Clay Co, AL. with her children.

In 1900 Elizabeth is living with son, Henry in Clay Co, AL. She is 73, a widow, has had 7 children with 5 still living.

Children of WILEY SMEDLEY and ELIZABETH GREEN are:

i. HENRY F.4 SMEDLEY, b. Oct 13, 1853, Randolph Co, AL.

Notes for HENRY F. SMEDLEY:
In 1900 Henry is still living in Clay Co, AL. He is single and his mother is living with him.

ii. LEANDER J. SMEDLEY, b. 1854.

iii. GEORGIA A. G. SMEDLEY, b. 1856.

iv. NOAH ALEXANDER SMEDLEY, b. Jan 17, 1858, Randolph Co, AL.

v. AMANDA L. SMEDLEY, b. 1858.

vi. CLEMENTINE SMEDLEY, b. 1861.

vii. MARY E. SMEDLEY, b. 1863.

viii. MAELDIA MARY SMEDLEY, b. Oct 14, 1864, Randolph Co, AL.

 

2. MIDDLETON M.3 SMEDLEY (JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born Oct 29, 1825 in GA, and died Aug 2, 1865 in Chambers Co, AL. He married MARY JANE SMITH Mar 3, 1859 in Chambers Co, AL. She was born 1835 in GA.

Notes for MIDDLETON M. SMEDLEY:

Ancestry.Com
Middleton Smedley
Birth: 1828-- , GA
Death: --
Spouse:
Parents: John Smedley, Charlotte Skinner

Middleton and Mary lare iving with his father in 1860.   He is 30 and she is 25.

Middleton Milledge (M.M.) Smedley, from Hickory Flats in Chambers County, AL, enlisted as a private in Company A, 38th Alabama Infantry, CSA, during the Civil War. He was taken prisoner at Missionary Ridge, TN. He was held at the Military Prison in Louisville, KY. On December 7, 1863, he was taken to Rock Island Barracks, IL. On March 12, 1865, he was received at Wayside Hospital in Richmond, VA.

Family tradition has it that he returned home from the war, but that he died soon after from injuries received.

More About MIDDLETON M. SMEDLEY:
Occupation: 1860, Carriage Maker

Notes for MARY JANE SMITH:

After Middleton died, Mary Jane remarried (J. B. Holladay) and during the 80s moved to Bell Co, TX. She took her two Smedley sons with her.

Children of MIDDLETON SMEDLEY and MARY SMITH are:

i. JAMES T.4 SMEDLEY, b. Jul 1860, Chambers Co, AL; m. VIOLA TOMLINSON, Abt. 1884, Chambers Co, AL; b. Mar 1863.

Notes for VIOLA TOMLINSON:
In 1930 she is a widow living with her brother Eugene Tomlinson and her grandson, James age 15.  In 1910 she has had 2 children - both living.  Robert and Fannie.

ii. JESSE M. SMEDLEY, b. Abt. 1862.

3. THOMAS3 SMEDLEY (JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born 1827 in GA, and died Aft. 1880. He married CISCERILLA YARBROUGH Dec 23, 1846 in Troup Co, GA. She was born 1827 in GA, and died Aft. 1900.

Notes for THOMAS SMEDLEY:

In 1880 Thomas is in Chambers Co. Both Thomas and Rilla are age 50. Daughter, Sarah age 30 still at home.  In 1900 Ciscerilla is living with son Green in Chambers Co, AL

More About THOMAS SMEDLEY:
Occupation: 1860, Wagon Maker

Children of THOMAS SMEDLEY and CISCERILLA YARBROUGH are:

i. GREEN4 SMEDLEY, b. 1847, Chambers Co, AL; m. EMILY ??, Abt. 1871; b. 1850, AL.

Notes for GREEN SMEDLEY:
1900 Chambers Co, AL. His mother Rilia Smedley is living with him.

Notes for EMILY ??:
In 1900 Emily has had 9 children with 6 living.

ii. HARRIETT SMEDLEY, b. 1849, GA; m. C. T. LEVERETTE; b. 1848, GA.

Notes for HARRIETT SMEDLEY:
In 1850 Harriet is married with one child, Jesse age 1. Her uncle Wiley age 30 is living with her.

iii. SARAH F. SMEDLEY, b. 1851, GA.

4. OLIVE3 SMEDLEY (JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born 1828 in GA. She married SHARROD DUKES Jun 10, 1849 in Troup Co, GA. He was born 1820 in GA.

Notes for OLIVE SMEDLEY:

In 1850 and 1860 Olive and husband Sherrod Dukes are in Henry Co, GA. They have on son, Thomas J. b. 1852. In 1870 they are living with her father, John in Chambers Co, AL.

More About SHARROD DUKES:
Occupation: 1870, Wagon Maker

Child of OLIVE SMEDLEY and SHARROD DUKES is:

i. THOMAS J.4 DUKES, b. 1852.

5. EMILY3 SMEDLEY (JOHN2, THOMAS1) was born Nov 27, 1837 in GA, and died Jul 14, 1872 in Randolph Co, AL. She married WILLIAM HARVEL VEAL Jan 15, 1857, son of JAMES VEAL and MARY MILLER. He was born Oct 1833 in Hancock Co, GA, and died 1907 in Henrietta, Clay Co, TX.

Notes for EMILY SMEDLEY:

I have 1879 and 1872 for death dates. W.H. is remarried on the 1880 census. I think 1872 is correct.

RootsWeb.com
BIG SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, Randolph CO. AL
Veal, Emily Smedley Nov 27, 1837 Jul 14, 1879 Wife of W.H. Veal
(Very old marker)[Same name with different date of death on recent marker about 24 listings below]
Veal, Emily Smedley Nov 27, 1837 Jul 14, 1872 Wife of William H. Veal
[More recent marker than one listed 24 above; date of death differs]

Ancestry.COm
Emily Smedley
Birth: 1836-- , GA
Death: --
Spouse:
Parents: John Smedley, Charlotte Skinner

More About EMILY SMEDLEY:

Burial: Big Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Randolph Co, AL.

Notes for WILLIAM HARVEL VEAL:

Was born in Georgia but all kids were born in Alabama...probably Chambers County. He must have moved to Chambers Co. before 1858.

1870 Census - Chambers Co, AL - Married to Emily
1880 Census - Randolph Co, AL - Bensons - Married to Martha S. - Emily died in 1879 or 1872.

William H. Veal received 40.03 acres homestead in Randolph Co, AL on Oct 1, 1883 from BLM.

More About WILLIAM HARVEL VEAL:
Occupation: Grocer

Children of EMILY SMEDLEY and WILLIAM VEAL are:

i. JOHN WILEY4 VEAL, b. 1858; d. Aug 28, 1930; m. (1) MARGARET MAHAYLEY; m. (2) ELIZABETH HESTER.

ii. JAMES M. VEAL, b. 1860; d. Bef. 1870.

iii. WILLIAM OLIVER VEAL, b. Aug 15, 1861; d. Jan 13, 1914; m. MARY DORA BOYD.

iv. THOMAS W. VEAL, b. 1866; m. SUSIE MORGAN.

v. RICHARD VEAL, b. 1867, Hickory Flat, Chambers Co, AL; d. Oct 31, 1950, Marshall Co, AL; m. MARY AGNES CAMP, Jan 10, 1886, Marshall co., AL; b. 1865, Randolph Co, AL; d. Aft. 1940, Marshall Co, AL.

Notes for RICHARD VEAL:

Richard Veal was born in Chambers Co, AL. He is listed on the 1870 Census age 3 in the household of William H. Veal. In 1880 the family has moved to Randolph Co, AL where he is listed as age 12. In 1910 he is in Franklin Co, AL with wife and children.

In 1930 Richard's wife Agnes is living with their son, Grady. In 1932 Richard is living in Flintville, TN with Bunch Conn. His grandson, Hoyt N. Frasier, wrote a letter  to his Grandma Stone and mentioned that he was helping his grandpa farm. He also said Grandma (Bunch Conn) was running a cafe.

Richmon Veal received 160.7 acres for homestead farm in Franklin County, AL on May 14, 1906.

Notes for MARY AGNES CAMP:

Mary Agnes Camp was born in 1865 in Heard County, GA. Where she is listed on the 1870 Census record Age 5, in the household of Marion B. Camp. By 1880 the family had moved to Marshall County, Al where she is listed as age 13 in the household of Burrell Kimp (Camp). In 1910 she is listed with her husband, Richard Veal and children in Franklin County, AL. In 1920 she is back in Marshall County with her husband. In 1930 she is listed with her son, Grady Veal.

vi. CHARLEY VEAL, b. Jul 17, 1869; d. Jan 24, 1963, Randolph Co, AL; m. LENA T. CROUCH, Aug 27, 1897, Randolph County, Alabama; b. Sep 25, 1872; d. Jun 14, 1947, Randolph Co, AL.

Notes for CHARLEY VEAL:

Wedowee Masonic/City Cemetery Cemetery, Randolph, Alabama
Veal, Lena Crouch Sep 25, 1872 Jun 14, 1947
Veal, Charlie Jul 17, 1869 Jan 24, 1963
Veal, Charlie Elias Feb 20, 1906 Jul 11, 1962
(AL PFC 1447 SERV COMD UNIT WWII)

RANDOLPH COUNTY, ALABAMA MARRIAGE RECORD, BOOK 1
VEAL, C. CROUCH, L. T. 27 Aug 1897

vii. ALBERT HENRY VEAL, b. Feb 1871; m. OLA HARLAND.

viii. FANNY VEAL, b. 1872; m. CHARLES PRESNAL.


Carrie Smith.
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Revised: 11/29/07.