Second Generation
Family of George Washington Smyth Sr. (1) & Frances Matilda 'Murr' Grigsby
2. Sarah Ann Smyth. Born on 18 Dec 1836.7 Sarah Ann died in Irene, Hill, Texas, on 8 Apr 1879; she was 42.9
On 2 Jun 1852 when Sarah Ann was 15, she married James Thomas Armstrong. Born on 25 Feb 1831 in Georgia.10 James Thomas died on 9 Dec 1896; he was 65.
They had the following children:
7i.
Frances M. (1853-1947)
ii.
John E..
Born on 14 Dec 1855 in Jasper, Jasper Co., TX.11 John E. died in Hill Co., TX, on 16 Oct 1944; he was 88.12
abt 1891 when John E. was 35, he married Emma Unknown.
8iii.
Emma Elizabeth (1861-1929)
9iv.
Anna Octavene (1863-1956)
v.
Joella E. "Joe".
Born on 22 Apr 1866.11 Joella E. "Joe" died on 21 Mar 1890; she was 23.9
Joella E. "Joe" married Benjamin Anthony Keathley. Born on 9 Apr 1860. Benjamin Anthony died on 22 Apr 1949; he was 89.
vi.
James.
Born in 1869.11
10vii.
Marvin Bishop Sr. (1873-1959)
viii.
Kate.
Born in 1874.13
ix.
Andrew.
Born in 1876.13
3. Matilda G Smyth. Born on 12 Feb 1840 in Jasper, Texas.7,8 Matilda G died in Ft Worth, Texas, on 14 Jan 1920; she was 79. Born on 12 Feb 1840.
On 11 May 1864 when Matilda G was 24, she married Ramsey Clarke Armstrong in Jasper, Texas. Born on 4 Oct 1842 in Wilcox Co., Alabama. Ramsey Clarke died in Dallas, Texas, on 9 Jul 1933; he was 90.
They had the following children:
11i.
George Washington (1866-1943)
12ii.
13iii.
Lolah Matilda (1872-1958)
14iv.
Sarah Emily (1875-1963)
v.
Ramsey Clarke.
Born on 7 Oct 1875 in Jasper, Texas. Ramsey Clarke died in Ft Worth, Tarrant, Texas, in 1939; he was 63.
vi.
Eva Roberta.
Born on 11 Nov 1878 in Hill, Texas.
Eva Roberta married Charles L Green.
4. George Washington Smyth Jr. Born on 19 Jun 1842 in Jasper, Texas.7,8 George Washington died on 14 Mar 1910; he was 67.
On 20 Apr 1865 when George Washington was 22, he married Rosealtha Blewett, daughter of John Blewett & Sarah Parramore, in Jasper, Texas. Born on 6 Feb 1845 in Thomasville, Thomas Co., GA. Rosealtha died in Beaumont, Jefferson Co., TX, on 14 Oct 1923; she was 78.14
They had the following children:
i.
Nancy D..
Born abt 1867 in Texas. Nancy D. died in Tex bef 1900; she was 33.
ii.
Francis M..
Born abt 1868 in Texas. Francis M. died in Texas bef 6 Sep 1887; she was 19.
15iii.
John Blewett Sr. (1869-1937)
16iv.
Emma (1871-1933)
17v.
Sarah P "Sallie" (1875-1937)
5. Emely 'Tabby' Smyth15. Born on 23 Feb 1845 in Bevilport, Jasper, Texas.7 Buried in Smythe Cemetery, Jasper, Texas. Emely 'Tabby' died in Beech Grove, Jasper, Texas, on 31 Aug 1894; she was 49.
On 3 Oct 1864 when Emely 'Tabby' was 19, she married William Hansford Smith, son of William George Smith & Sarah Jackson.16 Born on 27 Feb 1839 in .., Thomas, Georgia. William Hansford died in Beech Grove, Jasper, Texas, on 9 Apr 1896; he was 57.
They had the following children:
18i.
George Washington (1867-1923)
ii.
William H..
Born abt 1870.
19iii.
Ramsy N. (1871-1910)
iv.
Sarah Frances..
Born on 15 Sep 1873 in Beech Grove, Jasper Co., TX. Sarah Frances. died in Beaumont, Jefferson Co., TX, on 3 Nov 1964; she was 91.17
v.
Joseph A..
Born on 27 Apr 1876 in Jasper Co., TX. Joseph A. died in Kountze, Hardin Co., TX, on 22 May 1926; he was 50.18
Joseph A. married Clara Unknown. Born abt 1894.
20vi.
Robert Bruce (1878-1968)
vii.
Albert Sidney.
Born on 5 Feb 1881. Albert Sidney died on 12 Nov 1881; he was <1.9
6. Joseph Grigsby Smyth Sr. Born on 25 Feb 1847 in Texas.19,20,21,8 Buried in Uvalde Cemetery, Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas. Joseph Grigsby died in Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas, on 8 Jun 1915; he was 68.20,22,23
On 2 Mar 1868 when Joseph Grigsby was 21, he first married Ella E Green, daughter of Robert F. Green & Mary Armstrong, in Jasper Co., TX. Born on 27 Oct 1849. Ella E died on 13 Sep 1883; she was 33.24
They had the following children:
i.
Ella Mae.
Born on 20 Nov 1876 in Texas.5,19 Ella Mae died in San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX, on 25 Feb 1972; she was 95.25
Ella Mae married Thomas Mellen West, son of Vincent Malachi West & Ida Marie Parsons. Born on 16 Jul 1874 in Mississippi. Thomas Mellen died in San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX, on 9 Mar 1965; he was 90.26
ii.
Laura Alice.
Born on 17 Nov 1878. Laura Alice died on 10 Feb 1879; she was <1.9
iii.
Roberta V..
Born on 1 Jun 1879. Roberta V. died on 22 Nov 1887; she was 8.9
iv.
June.
Born on 10 Oct 1880. June died on 15 Mar 1881; she was <1.9
21v.
Ethel 'Gertie' (1883-1957)
On 5 Jun 1884 when Joseph Grigsby was 37, he second married Epsie Bell Miller, daughter of Lewis B. Miller & Nancy Unknown, in Jasper Co., TX.27,28 Born on 13 Oct 1863 in Cuthbert, Randolph, Georgia.19 Epsie Bell died in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, on 26 May 1930; she was 66.
They had the following children:
22i.
Lewis Miller Sr. (1885-1955)
23ii.
Jimmie Mitchell (1888-1926)
24iii.
Joseph Grigsby Jr (1890-1951)
25iv.
26v.
Andrew Farney (1893-1947)
27vi.
vii.
Robert E. Lee.
Born on 3 Dec 1898.19 Robert E. Lee died on 5 Nov 1900; he was 1.9
28viii.
Murray Green Sr (1901-1976)
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