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SMITH, James*
UNKNOWN, Unknown*
Deceased
SMITH, John G.*
(1785-Bef 1871)
McLEMORE, Susan*
(Abt 1785-Between 1850/1855)
SMITH, Clarissa
(1820-1890)

 

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Spouses/Children:
BEARD, James S.

SMITH, Clarissa

  • Born: 6 Aug 1820, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States 668
  • Marriage: BEARD, James S.
  • Died: 17 Jul 1890, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 668
  • Buried: Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 668
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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census, 1820, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. John Smith's household includes 5 females under 10 [Anna, Jane, Sarah, Martha, Clarissa] (Bladen Co, p146).

2. Census, 1830, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. John Smith's household includes 3 females 5-10 [Susan, Clarissa, unknown]. (Bladen Co, p80)

3. Census, 1840, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. John G. Smith's household includes one F 15-20 [Susan or Clarissa]. (Bladen Co, p209)

4. Appearance in Document, Oct 1843, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. James S Beard and Claressa Beard are among the members of Beaverdam Baptist Church that are dismissed to found Briar Branch Baptist Church, both churches in Bladen County. The list of members that are dismissed includes Daniel L. Smith, Daniel Smith, Daniel Register, George W. Downing, William D. Smith, Sarah A. Smith, Mary A. Downing, Elizabeth Smith, Anna M. Tatum, Elsa McLemore, May J. Tatum, Mary Register, John Smith Sr., Evin Downing, John H. Tatum, William J. Cowan, John D. Smith, Mary Smith, Susan Smith, Martha Smith, Elizabeth A. Downing, Susan Smith Sr., James Smith, Theophlus Tatum, Wright McLemore, John Downing, James S. Beard, Milton J. Smith, Thomas B. Cowan, Mary Downing, Pen[n]y Hayes, Claressa Beard, Susan Smith, Zillpha Smith. (posted at Bladen Co Rootweb site)

5. Census, 25 Sep 1850, Eastern Division, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 667
1) James S. Beard, age 32, farmer, real estate $400, born NC
2) Clarissa Beard, age 30, born NC
3) John Beard, age 11, born NC, attends school
4) Daniel Beard, age 8, born NC, attends school
5) William Beard, age 6, born NC
6) James Beard, age 4, born NC
7) Peter Beard, age 2, born NC
8) Susan E. Beard, age 9/12, born NC.

6. Census, 1860, Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. Caracy? Beard is 39, female, domestic, living with Jas S Beard. (Bladen Co, Dezerett PO, P68, Family 477)

7. Appearance in Document, 22 Feb 1866, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 666 In will of [father] John Smith listed among "my daughters Anna Tatom, Jane Register, Clarry Beard, Susannah Downing, Zilpha Cashwell, Mary E Jackson and Martha West, and the heirs at law of Sarah Tatom" who receive "all the residue of my property of every description to be sold and equally divided among them, Sarah Tatom's heirs to have what would be her share if living."

8. Census, 1870, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Clarica Beard is 50, keeps house, living with James S. (Fayetteville PO, Flea Hill Twp, Cumberland Co, NC, family 90)

9. Religion: Baptist.


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Clarissa married James S. BEARD. (James S. BEARD was born on 25 Jan 1818 in North Carolina, United States, died on 7 Nov 1876 and was buried in Beard Cemetery, Eastover, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.)




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