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Francis Jordan Smothers (1846-1929)
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Born: 7 Aug 1846 Tennessee.
Married: Martha J. Hatley (1846-1929) on 29 Aug 1867 in Benton County Tennessee. 3
Died: 18 Jan 1929 Holladay, Benton County Tennessee. 1 2
Buried: Liberty Methodist Church Cemetery Benton County Tennessee.
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Jacob Smothers
1788-
Green B. Smothers
1 May 1826-7 Apr 1856
Nancy
1787-Aft 1860
Francis Jordan Smothers
7 Aug 1846-18 Jan 1929
Married: 22 Oct 1845
Civil War - Union James J. Pinkston
Abt 1805-Sep 1879
Martha Pinkston
1830-17 Aug 1900
Mary(Polly)
Abt 1805-Bet 1880 and 1900

Spouse and Children

       Martha J. Hatley


Brothers and Sisters

Frances fought with the 2nd Tennessee Mounted Infantry USA during the Civil War. He enlisted 1 August 1964 at Johnsonville, Tennessee for one year. He was mustered in at Nashville Tennessee and mustered out on 27 June 1865. He filed and received an invalid pension in 1892.4 5 6

Sources:

  1. Ancestry.com. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958
  2. Footnote.com-Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index
  3. Ancestry.com. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
  4. Francis Smother's Civil War Service Record
  5. 1890 Vetern's Schedule
  6. The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, National ParkService