Descendants of John Smith
Family Connection of Smith, Alexander, Keith, Ledford & Fuller

Compiled and Submitted by Rex Alexander
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Generation No. 1

 

1.  JOHN1 SMITH was born in Ireland.  He married MARY BAYLEY. 

       

Child of JOHN SMITH and MARY BAYLEY is:

2.                i.    WILLIAM BAYLEY2 SMITH, b. Abt. 1750, Ireland; d. Tennessee.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  WILLIAM BAYLEY2 SMITH (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1750 in Ireland, and died in Tennessee.  He married NANCY.  She was born in Ireland.

       

Child of WILLIAM SMITH and NANCY is:

3.                i.    JOHN3 SMITH, b. 1775, Ireland; d. Abt. 1865, Knox County, Tennessee.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3.  JOHN3 SMITH (WILLIAM BAYLEY2, JOHN1) was born 1775 in Ireland, and died Abt. 1865 in Knox County, Tennessee.  He married (1) MARTHA.  She was born in Tennessee.  He married (2) WIFE # 2. 

 

More About JOHN SMITH:

AKA (Facts Pg): US Census: Father of Barbara was born in Ireland

       

Children of JOHN SMITH and MARTHA are:

                   i.    ELIAS4 SMITH, b. Bet. 1800 - 1810.

                  ii.    JOHN SMITH, b. 1803.

                 iii.    ROBERT SMITH, b. 1811, Knox County, TN.

 

More About ROBERT SMITH:

Kin: The 1880 Knox County Census shows him living with nephew David Smith

Source: Knox County Records show that he signed the Surety Bond for sister, Babbara, to wed John H. Alexander

 

                 iv.    ANDREW SMITH, b. 1812.

                  v.    DAVID SMITH, b. 1814.

                 vi.    THOMAS SMITH, b. 1815; m. FRANCES ?.

4.             vii.    BARBARA SMITH, b. 1816, Knoxville, TN; d. Abt. 1875, Concord, TN.

               viii.    WILLIAM SMITH, b. 1816.

 

       

Children of JOHN SMITH and WIFE 2 are:

                  ix.    HENRY4 SMITH, b. 1822.

                   x.    WILLIAM SMITH, b. 1827; m. LOUISA.

                  xi.    ALFORD SMITH, b. 1828; m. REBECCA ?.

                 xii.    NANCY SMITH, b. 1832.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

4.  BARBARA4 SMITH (JOHN3, WILLIAM BAYLEY2, JOHN1) was born 1816 in Knoxville, TN, and died Abt. 1875 in Concord, TN.  She married JOHN H. ALEXANDER April 13, 1833 in Knoxville, Tennessee, son of JOHN ALEXANDER and FRANCES ROY).  He was born 1814 in Knoxville, Tennessee, and died Abt. 1870 in Concord, Tennessee.

       

More About JOHN H. ALEXANDER:

Genealogy Data Source: Census/County Records/Surety Bond

Occupation: Agriculture

       

Children of BARBARA SMITH and JOHN ALEXANDER are:

                   i.    WILLIAM SMITH5 ALEXANDER, b. 1836, Knox County, Tn; d. September 20, 1863, Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia.

 

More About WILLIAM SMITH ALEXANDER:

AKA (Facts Pg): Middle name "Smith" as per LDS record

Civil War-CSA: July 30, 1862, Co "G" 63rd TN Inf Rgt, CSA/Rank Corporal

 

                  ii.    JOHN SMITH ALEXANDER, b. 1839, Knox County, TN; d. September 20, 1863, Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia; m. MALINDA HARVEY.

 

More About JOHN SMITH ALEXANDER:

AKA (Facts Pg): Middle name "Smith" found in LDS records

Civil War-CSA: July 30, 1862, Co "C" 63rd TN Inf Rgt, Private

 

                 iii.    ROBERT H. SMITH ALEXANDER, b. 1843; m. (1) NANCY MUNGER; m. (2) MARY E. GRANT, June 21, 1899.

 

More About ROBERT H. SMITH ALEXANDER:

Census: 1860, Identified as a "Smith"

Civil War-CSA: September 20, 1863, Wounded in Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia

 

5.              iv.    JAMES THOMAS ALEXANDER, b. August 1844, Concord, Tennessee; d. 1904, Bakewell, Tennessee.

                  v.    NANCY H. ALEXANDER, b. 1847; d. Abt. 1879.

                 vi.    ELIAS ROBERT ALEXANDER, b. 1850.

 

More About ELIAS ROBERT ALEXANDER:

Kin: 1880, Census shows him living with James T. in Hamilton County, TN

 

                vii.    MARY LOUISE ALEXANDER, b. 1852.

               viii.    ANDREW JACKSON ALEXANDER, b. 1856.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

5.  JAMES THOMAS5 ALEXANDER (BARBARA4 SMITH, JOHN3, WILLIAM BAYLEY2, JOHN1) was born August 1844 in Concord, Tennessee, and died 1904 in Bakewell, Tennessee.  He married SUSAN JANE KEITH 1877 in Blount County, TN, daughter of GABRIEL KEITH and ELIZA FULLER.  She was born April 1862 in Blount County, Tennessee, and died 1908 in Bakewell, Tennessee.

 

More About JAMES THOMAS ALEXANDER:

AKA (Facts Pg): RCA proved his middle name was "Thomas" not "Madison"

Burial: Hughes Cemetery, Bakewell, Tennessee

Civil War-CSA: Bet. 1863 - 1864, POW Vicksburg, MS Captured July 4, Released July 10, 1864

Genealogy Data Source: Civil War Record/Census/ Death certificate of his son.

 

Notes for SUSAN JANE KEITH:

 

 

 

 

More About SUSAN JANE KEITH:

Burial: Bakewell, Tennessee

       

Children of JAMES ALEXANDER and SUSAN KEITH are:

6.                i.    JAMES ALBERT6 ALEXANDER, b. September 1877.

                  ii.    JOHN ELIAS ALEXANDER, b. November 1880; m. MATTIE SPRADLING.

                 iii.    MOLLIE JANE ALEXANDER, b. November 1884; d. 1957; m. DAVE L. GOTHARD; b. 1886; d. 1950.

7.              iv.    SAMUEL LOGAN PINCKNEY ALEXANDER, b. July 24, 1887, Bakewell, Tennessee; d. October 02, 1936, Sale Creek, Tennessee.

                  v.    LIZA C. ALEXANDER, b. Bet. 1887 - 1888; m. ELBERT ROGERS.

8.              vi.    THOMAS JACKSON ALEXANDER, b. September 05, 1889, Hamilton County, TN; d. July 05, 1959, Daisy, TN.

                vii.    WILLIAM S. ALEXANDER, b. September 1891; d. May 1982; m. LILLIE COUCH; b. 1896; d. 1973.

               viii.    BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ALEXANDER, b. November 1893; m. MARTHA JONES.

 

More About BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ALEXANDER:

Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery, TN

 

                  ix.    CHARLEY S. ALEXANDER, b. 1895; m. GLADYS.

9.                x.    MARGARET FRANCES ALEXANDER, b. October 16, 1896; d. October 16, 1964.

                  xi.    KATE ALEXANDER, b. July 1899; m. LEONARD JONES.

                 xii.    MARIE ELIZABETH ALEXANDER, b. May 26, 1904; d. January 19, 1989; m. GEORGE LEE.

 

More About MARIE ELIZABETH ALEXANDER:

Burial: Michigan

 

All additional data on these and newer generations may be found at Descendants of John Alexander