Emily Nichols1

#25091, (circa 1809 - )

Family 1

Samuel Smiley b. c 1778, d. c 1844
Children 1.David Bartos Smiley7 (1830 - 1922)
 2.William G Smiley7 (1835 - 1901)
 3.Dr. George Preston Smiley+1 (1840 - 1918)

Family 2

Samuel Rodifer
Child 1.Emily Rodifer8 (c 1847 - )
Her married name was Smiley.2 
Her married name was Rodifer.3 
Birth*circa 1809She was born circa 1809 at KentuckyG.4 
Marriage*3 August 1829She married Samuel Smiley on 3 August 1829 at Hurricane Twp., Lincoln Co., MissouriG.2 
Marriage*26 February 1846She married Samuel Rodifer on 26 February 1846 at Lincoln Co., MissouriG.3 
2 October 1850She appeared on the census of 2 October 1850 at Dist. 49, Lincoln Co., MissouriG.4 
15 August 1860She appeared on the census of 15 August 1860 at Union Twp., Lincoln Co., MissouriG; (nei. Wm G and Eliza J Smiley, fam. 1449.)5 
13 August 1870She appeared on the census of 13 August 1870 in the household of Dr. George Preston Smiley and Ellen Flynn, age 62, b. KY.6 


  1. [S1399] Missouri Death Certificates (1910- ), Death Cert. of Geo P Smiley, son of Samuel Smiley, b. PA, and Emily Nichols, b. KY, 1918, q.v, online http://s1.sos.mo.gov/mdh
  2. [S271] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, Microfilm images, online Ancestry.com, Lincoln Co > Record images > 1825-1897, img. 11/498. Marr. Reg. pp. 16-17. Samuel Smiley and Emily Nichols, both res. Lincoln Co. MO, marr. 3 Aug 1829 by Brice W Hammock, J.P., Hurricane Twp., Lincoln Co. NE.
  3. [S271] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002, online Ancestry.com, Lincoln Co > Record images > 1825-1897, img. 137/498. Marr. Reg. p. 81. Samuel Rodifer and Emily Smily [sic] of Lincoln Co. MO, marr. 26 Feb 1846 by William Barnett, M.G.
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Emily Rodifer (41), b. KY.
  5. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Emily R Smiley (50), b. KY, real estate value $1200, personal estate $4250.
  6. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. George (31), b. MO, farmer; Ellen (27), b. MO, keeping house.
  7. [S1815] Missouri Wills and Probate Records, 1766-1988, online Ancestry.com, Last Will of Samuel Smiley, 1843, q.v. Names wife Emily; sons Reuben, John, David B, William G and George P (the last three identified as "my three youngest sons"); daus. Catherine Emerson and Synthia Womack [sic], deceased, and Synthia's "infant children" Virginia, Eliza Jane and Mary Jane.
  8. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.