Nettie Smith1

#13006, (April 1882 - )
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of William David Lewis
Father*Nathaniel Smith1 (1835 - 1918)
Mother*Ruth E. Johnson1 (1850 - 1901)


Orphus Howard b. c 1891, d. 1910
Child 1.Orphus Howard Jr.7 (c 1909 - 1972)
Nettie Smith was also known as Jennettie.2 
Her married name was Howard.2 
Birth*April 1882She was born in April 1882 at Franklin Co., IllinoisG.1 
15 June 1900She appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 in the household of Ruth E. Johnson and Nathaniel Smith at Eastern Twp., Franklin Co., IllinoisG, age 18, b. IL Apr 1882; neis. George and Marinda Brady, fam. 179; John and Jane Reed; Marquise Reed; John K and Mary Johnson.3 
Marriage*21 March 1901She married Orphus Howard, son of Stephen Howard and Ruehea E Collins, on 21 March 1901 at Franklin Co., IllinoisG.4,2 
9 May 1910She appeared on the census of 9 May 1910 in the household of Nathaniel Smith at Eastern Twp., Franklin Co., IllinoisG, as Nettie Howard, age 28, wid., 4 children, 3 living; (nei. James A and Maude Flanigan.)5 
20 January 1920She appeared on the census of 20 January 1920 in the household of Tennyson Smith, as Nettie Howard, sister, wid., age 37.6 


  1. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. b. IL Apr 1882.
  2. [S689] Illinois State Archives, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900, online, Orphus Howard and Jennettie Smith, marr. 21 Mar 1901, Franklin Co., vol. 2, p. 114.
  3. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Nathaniel (64), b. IL Oct 1835, parents b. NC, farmer; Ruth E (50), b. IN Apr 1850, father b. NY, mother b. KY, 7 children, 5 living; marr. 27 yrs.
  4. [S1110] Illinois County Marriages 1810–1934/1940, online, Orphus Howard, age 21, b. Franklin Co. IL, son of Stephen Howard and Rushea E Collins; and Jennettie Smith, age 19, b. Franklin Co. IL, dau. of Nathaniel Smith and Ruth E Johnson; both single, marr. Franklin Co. 21 Mar 1901.
  5. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Nathaniel (76), wid., b. IL, parents b. GA, own income.
  6. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Tenny (33), b. and parents b. IL, wid., coal mine pump man.
  7. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. age 9 mos.