LadySandySmith Distel

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LadySandySmith Distel My father is Elmer Junior Smith DOB 2-25-1935 and lives in Shawneetown, IL (also known as Old Shawneetown right on the Ohio river). Elmer married Anna Mae Travelstead on August 15, 1958 in Shawneetown, IL, in the county of Saline. My parents had five children: Sandy Jean Smith (myself) DOB 06-16-1959 in New Haven, IL at home; Brenda Lee Smith DOB 01-05, 1961 in Eldorado, IL in New Haven, IL. She died June 1961 at the age of 6 months from SIDS at home; Mary Frances Smith (Hall) DOB 07-28-1963 in Eldorado, IL; James Elmer Smith DOB 02-03-1965 in Eldorado, IL; Elizabeth Ann Smith (Johnson) DOB 12-22-1966 in Eldorado, IL.; Joel Claud(e) Smith (was my grandfather) DOB 2-14-1897, and he died 5-31-1965, and buried in Westwood Cemetery, Old Shawneetown, IL . He married Alice May Back DOB 11-15-1908 of New Haven, IL. The marriage took place 10-25-1917, and she died 08-05-1946, and she is buried in Westwood Cemetery My grandfather later married Shirley??? She married later after my grandfather’s death in 1965 to a Seely. James Smith (was my great grandfather) DOB ca. 1877, married Maggie Lamb Ridgway in Shawneetown, IL, in the county of Saline. They had three sons together, and which one was my grandfather. There was apparently another son George Smith and a William (Bill) Smith. My grandfather apparently had a half brother Floyd Thomas Jr, whom I don’t know to much about. His sisters were Clara (Smith) Pruitt and she had lived in Mt. Vernon, IL, and had a son whose name is/was Bob Pruitt, and his other sister was Hattie (Smith) Padgett, and also was living in Mt. Vernon, IL. I was also told of another sister, whom was Mary Pauline (Smith) Back. She had two daughters Faye (Back) Nation of Shawneetown, and Delilah (Lolly) (Back) Vaughan, they are my 2nd cousin, and my father and uncle’s nieces. Joseph Smith (was my great-great grandfather) DOB ca. 1808, married to Eliza Jane Akins ca. 1845 in Ridgway, IL, and he died ca. 1863. There was also a Luther Ingleton, and this man was my grandfather’s cousin. There was also a Jim or Red Davies whom are also related. There is also a cousin Charles Usselton whom I was told lived in Dale, IL, his brother was Hershel, whom was a jockey, he was also suppose to be German? I am hoping on planning a Smith family reunion in Shawneetown, IL this year around September, 2006. If you are Scottish-Irish, or are related any anyway please let me know. I would love to hear from you. I do have a photo of my grandparents if you are interested. Sandy Smith-Distel sj_distel42@msn.com
Jan 12, 2006 · posted to the surname Smith
LadySandySmith Distel Caroline Corder is in our family. She was married and her spouse was Oliver Griffith. John Travelstead and Caroline Corder were both from Allen County, KY. Caroline died of Pulinary Oedema also Arteria Sclerosis how long she had it is unknown. Let see if I can get this right. Mary F. Travelstead's parents were John Travelstead and Caroline Corder. Mary's DOB was 07-26-1858 date of death was 08-22-1933. Place of burial is Marshall Cemetery, Emma, IL (Concord is what it is called now) I do hope that this helps. My relatives live in New Haven, IL. and Carmi, IL. Apparently, my great great great grandmother Mittie Mahala is suppose to be Indian, but I don't know we have not found any proof. My mother is Anna Mae Travelstead, her father was Joseph Tafman Travelstead and he was married to Sarah Margaret Parks Travelstead. They had 10 children together. My gr-grandfather was John Jackson Travelstead. My ancestors are decedents from Christian Traffenstadt and Frederick Traffenstatt. I am related to the Kennedy's also. Lee Kennedy married Lillian Travelstead. Lillian's father was Jack Travelstead and mother was Emma Parks. Now my line is Jack Travelstead born about 1869, married Feb. 4, 1898 in Emma-White Co. his wife was Annie McDowell her father was Painter McDowell and her mother was Mary Jones, her other spouses was Mr. Farris, George D. Yates. Jack's father was John Travelstead his mother was Caroline Corder or Carlina Carden, other spouses was Linda (Laura) Young, Annie or Emma Parks. Children: Joseph Tafman Travelstead-my grandfather born 10-01-1907 married May 07, 1932 in New Haven, IL died 11-06-1958 died in Illinois State Penitentiary, Pontiac, IL. His wife was Sarah Margurette Parks (my grandmother), I am still learning about my family and this is what I have learned and there is still more. If anyone has more information on this family line I would like to hear from you. There is a family reunion scheduled for August 7th, 2005, if you wish to come please contact me at the email provided or you can call me at 520-544-6120.Or if you have photographs I would really like to see them. I will attach a few photos here so you can see if anyone rings a bell with you. If you have any information for our family book we would like for you to please forward it to me so I may add it to the book. Myself and my family would love to hear from you and about the rest of the family. The reunion will be held in Carmi, IL at Burrell Woods at #3 at 11:00 a.m. until ???. If you can't reach me at the above number you may reach me at 520-544-6120 or 520-465-4716 (mobile). Can't wait to hear from you. See attached photos for your review. I have placed photos of my mother Anna Mae Travelstead and other Travelstead’s listed in this. I also have some other photos that have no identification and I could use some help. They will be at the reunion for review. Hope to hear from you. Sincerely your possibly cousin Lady Sandy Smith-Distel
Jul 21, 2005 · posted to the surname Travelstead
LadySandySmith Distel I really don't know much about my Smith family and this is all I have which is very little information. However this is what I do know: My father is Elmer Junior Smith DOB 2-25-1935 and lives in Shawneetown, IL (also known as Old Shawneetown right on the Ohio river). Elmer married Anna Mae Travelstead on August 15, 1958 in Shawneetown, IL, in the county of Saline. My parents had five children. Sandy Jean Smith (myself) DOB 06-16-1959 in New Haven, IL at home, Brenda Lee Smith DOB 01-05, 1961 in Eldorado, IL in New Haven, IL. She died June 1961 at the age of 6 months from SIDS at home, Mary Frances Smith (Hall) DOB 07-28-1963 in Eldorado, IL, James Elmer Smith DOB 02-03-1965 in Eldorado, IL, and Elizabeth Ann Smith (Johnson) DOB 12-22-1966 in Eldorado, IL. Joel Claud Smith (was my grandfather) DOB 2-14-1897, and he died 5-31-1965, and buried in Westwood Cemetery, Old Shawneetown, IL . He married Alice May Back DOB 11-15-1908 of New Haven, IL. The marriage took place 10-25-1917, and she died 08-05-1946, and she is buried in Westwood Cemetery My grandfather later married Shirley??? She married later after my grandfather’s death in 1965 to a Seely. James Smith (was my great grandfather) DOB ca. 1877. He married Maggie Lamb Ridgway in Shawneetown, IL, in the county of Saline. They had three sons together, and which one was my grandfather. There apparently was another son George Smith and a William (Bill) Smith. My grandfather apparently had a half brother Floyd Thomas Jr, whom I don’t know to much about. His sisters were Clara (Smith) Pruitt and she had lived in Mt. Vernon, IL, and had a son whose name is/was Bob Pruitt, and his other sister was Hattie (Smith) Padgett, and also was living in Mt. Vernon, IL. I was also told of another sister, whom was Mary Pauline (Smith) Back. She had two daughters Faye (Back) Nation of Shawneetown, and Delilah (Lolly) (Back) Vaughan, they are my 2nd cousin, and my father and uncle’s nieces. Joseph Smith (was my great-great grandfather) DOB ca. 1808. He married Eliza Jane Akins married ca. 1845 in Ridgway, IL, and he died ca. 1863. These are the parents and grandparents of my grandmother. Alice May Back my grandmother's father was James Back married my grand mother Josephine Mossbarger in Shawneetown, Gallatin County, she also had a daughter also named Jospehine and she was born 07-20-1891, died 09-05-1972 in Loretta Nursing Home, Shawneetown, IL., and buried in Westwood Cemetery, Shawneetown, IL My grandfather and his wife are buried in Westwood also. I also have a cousin Sheila Pinkston buried in Westwood Cemetery, Shawneetown. Now James Back's father was Mitch Back and was married to Mary Hise, there are no dates for them at all. Now Josephine Mossbarger's parents were John W Mossbarger and he was married to Alice D. Pruitt. now there is nothing else that I have. If any of this rings a bell please let me know. We are planning a family reunion for the Smith's in Shawneetown, IL next year. If you are Scottish or related any anyway please let me know. There is also a Luther Ingleton this man was my grandfather’s cousin. There was also a Jim or Red Davies whom are related too. There is also a cousin Charles Usselton who I was told lived in Dale, IL, his brother was Hershel was a jockey who was German. I was told that most of our relation are. You can reach me at smithclan_ladysandy@msn.com I hope to hear from any relatives.
Jul 21, 2005 · posted to the surname Smith
LadySandySmith Distel Joel Claud(e) Smith born 14 Feb. 1897 in Ridgway, IL Married: 25 Oct., 1917 in Shawneetown, IL Died: 31 May, 1965, Eldorado Hospital, Eldorado, IL Buried: 3, June, 1965, Westwood Cementary, Shawneetown, IL Parents: James A. Smith and Maggie (Margaret)(Lamb) married to: 1st Marriage: Lillie Belle Seeley 2nd Marriage: Alice May Back--married 25 Oct, 1917 Alice Back Smith date of birth: 15 Nov 1908 in Gallatin County, IL Died: 5, Aug 1946, Shawneetown, IL Buried: 8 Aug, 1946, Westwood Cementary, Shawneetown, IL My Great Grandfather: James A. Smith Born 4 Nov 1877 Son of Milton Smith and Mary Braton or Bradon or could be Braden, both born in Gallatin County, IL Married to Maggie Lamb (Margaret) born: abt. 1856 Parents: Joel Lamb and Catherine Hise Marianda is the mother of Mary Smith and probably Elizabeth Fowler is the mother of Marinda Braden. Great Grandfather: Joseph Smith Died: abt 1863 in Shawneetown, IL married to: Eliza Jane Akins birth: abt. 1819, OH married: abt 1845 Ridgway, IL died: 1892 Ridgway, IL My father's name is: Elmer Junior Smith- born: 25 Feb, 1935, Shawneetown, IL 1st wife: Anna Mae Travelstead In the 1870 census there is a young man named James Smith age 20, living in the hotel in Equality belonging to E.H. McCaleb. He says he is a Blacksmithand that is was born in IL. However, in the 1900 census I find in Ridgway, IL township: Mrs. James Smith-born Aug 1870 age 29 widow. born IL, father born in KY, and mother born in IL. Apparent James A. Smith died between May 1898 and 19 June, 1900. My father: Elmer Junior Smith born: 25 Feb, 1935 in Shaweentown, IL 1st wife: Anna Mae Travelstead, born 20 July 1938 2nd wife: Mary Jane Hine Then I have gr-gr-gr grandather: Joseph P. Smith born: 6 Aug, 1819, Green Co, PA died: 18 March, 1863, Shaweetown, IL 1st wife: Elizabeth Sage Wife: Eliza Jane (Louisa) Elizabeth) born: 3 May, 1819, Detroit, Wayne Co. Michigan married: 14 Feb. 1847, Hamilton Co, OH died: 20 July, 1892, Shawneetown, IL Children: James A. Smith Lucinda A. Smith born: 19 Aug, 1852, IL married: 11 March, 1869, Ridgway, IL Gallatin Co Died: 28 July, 1900, Ridgway, IL Buried: 1 Aug, 1900, Riley Cemetary Ridgway, IL Gallatin Co Married to: 1st marriage Thomas Aarons 2nd marriage: Sr.Thomas Jefferson Riley or he was a Senior birth: 9 March, 1843 Ridgway, IL Died: 26 Nov, 1887, Ridgway, IL Sr. Thomas Jefferson Riley born: 9 March, 1843-Ridgway, IL married: 11 Mar., 1869-Gallatin Co died: 26 Nov, 1887-Shawneetown, IL Buried: 30 Nov 1887-Riley Cenetary Ridgway, IL Wife: Lucinda A. Smith born: 19 Aug 1852 died: 25 July 1900, Ridgway, IL Buried: 1 Aug 1900-Riley Cemetary, Ridgway, IL Parents: Joseph and Eliza Jame Akins Smith Children: Thomas Jefferson Riley, JR born:14 Jan 1884 Ridgway, IL married: abt. 1906 died: Nov 1967, Hotchiss, Delta County Colorado buried: Nov 1967, Hotchiss, Delta county, Colorado Spouses: 1st wife: Margaret Ingleton 2nd wife: Elmine Lina Wiley Roy Riley Fanny or Fannie Riley born: Mar. 1886, Ridgway, IL Gallatin CO Owen Riley born 4 Nov 1809, Pope, IL died: 21 July 1876, Gallatin Co. buried: 24 July 1876, Riley Cementery, Ridgway, IL Parent: Joseph Riley and Mary Creal Wife: Agnes Stout born: 25 Sept, 1818, Shawneetown, IL died: 27 Nov, 1892, Shawneetown, IL buried: 2 Dec 1892, Riley Cementery, Ridgway, IL Children: Sr. Thomas Jefferson Riley Linda Essex born: abt 1842, Tenn William T. Riley born: 11 Dec, 1845, Ridgway, IL died: 22 Nov, 1899, Ridgway, IL buried: 26 Nov, 1899, Riley Cementery, Ridgway, IL Martha Riley Moore born: ab 1846, Ridgway, IL Celia Riley born: 25 July, 1850, Ridgway, IL died: 10 June, 1865, Ridgway, IL buried: 14 June, 1865, Riley Cemetery, Ridgway, IL John Riley born: Jan 1853, Ridgway, IL Spouse: Fannie James Richard Riley born: 13 Mar, 1855, Ridgway, IL married: 16 Mar, 1882, Gallatin Co died: 2 Sept. 1921, Ridgway, IL buried: 3 Sept, 1921, Riley Cemetery, Ridgway, IL 3rd wife: Sarah J. Casey 2nd wife: Sarah C. 1st wife: Katie Nevels Joseph Riley born: 17 Dec, 1857,Ridgway, IL married: 26 Oct 1882, Gallatin Co died: 11 Feb 1928, Ridgway, IL buried: 14 Feb 1928, Callicott Cemetary, Ridgway, IL Wife: Mary Ellen Callicott Owen Riley born: 6 Nov 1861, Ridgway, IL Married:Joseph Riley and Mary Creal Joseph Riley born: abt 1778, Kentucky or Pennsylvania Mary Creal born: abt. 1780, Kentucky Children: Owen Riley born: 4 Nov 1809, Pope, IL died: 21 July 1876, Gallatin Co, Ridgway, IL buried: 24 July, 1876, Riley Cementary, Ridgway, IL Gallatin Co Spouse: Agnes Stout The information I have on Lucinda Agnes Smith was the daughter of Joseph P. Smith born 6 Aug, 1819 maybe in Green Co, PA, he died 18 Mar 1863, Shawneetown, IL, Gallatin County. He married second to Louisa Elizabeth Jane Akins aka Eliza Jane Akins on 14 Feb 1847, Hamilton Co, OH. He was married the first time to Elizabeth Sage. Louisa Eliza Jane Akins was born 5 Mar 1819 in Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan and died 20 July 1892 in Shawneetown, IL. Thomas Jefferson Riley born 9 March 1843 in Ridgway, IL died 26 Nov 1887 in Ridgway, iL married Lucinda Agnes Smith on 11 Mar 1869 in Ridgway, IL. Lucinda Agnes Smith was born 19 Aug 1852 Shawneetown, IL Gallatin Co. died 28 July 1900 Shawneetown, IL
Jan 21, 2009 · posted to the surname Smith
LadySandySmith Distel I will be updating photo from this one.
Jan 24, 2009 · posted to the photo Lady Sandy Smith-Distel