Rutha "Ruthie" Jennings

Female 1796 - 1878  (82 years)


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  • Name Rutha "Ruthie" Jennings 
    Born 6 Jan 1796  Grainger County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Alt Birth 6 Jan 1796  Claiborne County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 9 Jan 1878  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Shellsford Cemetery, 121 Bottoms Road, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee 37111 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I2319  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2018 

    Father Obediah Jennings,   b. ~ 1775, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. SUMMER 1830, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Dodson,   b. 1776, (Pittsylvania County) Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1850, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married (~ 1793)  (North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence (Family) 1805  Claiborne County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F43  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Asa Smith,   b. 26 Jan 1782, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1881, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married (~1810)  (Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Harrison "Harrison" Smith,   b. 8 Jan 1811, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1887, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Tabitha "Tabbie" Smith,   b. 5 Jul 1812, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1884, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Obediah Smith,   b. 27 Jan 1816, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1857, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     4. Sarah "Sallie" Smith,   b. 1 Jun 1818, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1899, Texas County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. William Franklin "Frank" Smith,   b. 20 Jul 1820, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1907, Texas County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Isaiah Isaac Smith,   b. 28 Oct 1822, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1826, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     7. Eleanore Smith,   b. 18 Feb 1824, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1878, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     8. Mary Smith,   b. 1825, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Myra Jane Smith,   b. 13 Feb 1825, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1907, Ryan, Jefferson County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     10. Miranda Smith,   b. 11 Feb 1828, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1913, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     11. Lourana Smith,   b. 10 Feb 1831, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1897, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     12. William Asa Smith,   b. 8 Mar 1832, (Warren County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1852, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     13. Martha Jane "Marthie" Smith,   b. 19 Nov 1834, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1880, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     14. James Van Buren Smith,   b. 5 Jul 1837, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1929, New Baden, Robertson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F891  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jan 1796 - Grainger County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt Birth - 6 Jan 1796 - Claiborne County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jan 1878 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shellsford Cemetery, 121 Bottoms Road, McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee 37111 Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (~1810) - (Warren County, Tennessee) Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Rutha Jennings Smith
      BIRTH 6 Jan 1796
      Claiborne County, Tennessee, USA
      DEATH 9 Jan 1878 (aged 82)
      Warren County, Tennessee, USA
      BURIAL
      Shellsford Cemetery
      McMinnville, Warren County, Tennessee, USA
      MEMORIAL ID 27294653 View Source

      Her parents were Obediah Jennings (born before 1777 in Virginia, died Apr.12,1830 in Warren County, TN) and Elizabeth DODSON Jennings (born about 1776 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia and died May 1850 on the Jennings Farm in Warren County, Tennessee).


      Family Members
      Spouse
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      William Acy Smith
      17821881

      Children
      Tabitha Smith Hennessee
      18121884

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      Harrison Buck Smith
      18141887

      Obediah Smith
      18161857

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      Sallie Sarah Smith Hennessee
      18181899

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      William Franklin Smith
      18201907

      Isaiah Smith
      18221826

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      Myra Jane Smith Wright
      18251907

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      Maranda Smith Bottoms
      18281913

      William Asa Smith
      18321852

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      Martha J Smith Dodson
      18341890

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      James VanBuren Smith
      18371929

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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] 1860 Warren Co.,TN Census, abstracted by Arlene Greathouse, annotated by the, p. 114 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S13212] "Rutha Jennings Smith", Cemetery Profile, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27294653/rutha-smith, abstracted by David.

    3. [S28] "The Wiseman Family & Allied Lines, Vol. I", by Eugene Wiseman, published 1991, p. 495 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S28] "The Wiseman Family & Allied Lines, Vol. I", by Eugene Wiseman, published 1991, p. 495.

    5. [S6916] "Minutes of the Big Spring Primitive Baptist Church", transcribed by Nancy Cassada Nelson, November, 1999, http://www.ro.