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Identifier: familytreebookge00byusmit
Title: Family tree book, genealogical and biographical : listing the relatives of General William Alexander Smith and of W. Thomas Smith
Year: 1922 (1920s)
Authors: Smith, William Thomas, 1868- Flake, Oz, 1868-1958 Smith, W. A. (William Alexander), b. 1843 Burns, Julia Hough Flake, 1895-
Subjects: Smith family Flake family
Publisher: [Evansville? Ind.] : W. Thomas Smith
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University


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an intelligent farmer. She is of theathletic type, not afraid of work of any kind.Often when short of labor on the farm, has she taken her place on a tractor and drivenit all day long with the other laborers. Elizabeth Turner is a college bred woman.She graduated from Ward-Belmont College,Nashville, Tennessee. She is an artist of nomean ability, china painting being a specialty.An excellent cook and housekeeper, her hometoday is a model of neatness and showsthoroughness in everything she does. Her sunny nature, sense of humor andclearness of vision, combined with a verypractical and business turn of mind, makesher an ideal wife for that visionary husbandof hers. She is the ideal complement for aman of Millard Smiths type. He realizesthis and in his way, which is a good one, hedoes not forget to let his wife know just howfortunate he knows he was when he wentback to Ashburn to try some of his per-suasive powers on her, finally inducing her towalk the long path with him. W. Thos. Smith

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Dr. Richard Fillmore Smith DR. ■ 918 (See 515)RICHARD FILMORE SMITH Dr. Richard Filmore Smith, born at Friend-ship, Tenn. October 4, 1857, died January27, 1897 and was buried at Deport, Texas.Father received his early education in the village schools of Friendship and here spentthe most of his life. He spent two years inthe Military College at Knoxville, Tenn.His childhood was spent as the average boy.He was early taught to be thrifty and ener-getic, for his mother believed in the oldadage, Idleness finds still some mischief for Family Tree Book Genealogical and Biographical idle hands to do. Grandfather often saidhe thought the children owed their successin business life to their mother. I have heard his brothers laugh about howdignified father was when he returned fromcollege, and how one day at the meal hourhis brother Benjamin played a boyish prankof jerking the chair from under him, allowinghim to fall flat on the floor, which incited hisanger and limbered his military dignity.


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