Sarah Ann "Sallie" Smith

Sarah Ann "Sallie" Smith

Female 1835 - 1915  (80 years)

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  • Name Sarah Ann "Sallie" Smith 
    Birth 0___ 1835  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 23 May 1835  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 0Jun 1915  Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Ladonia Cemetery, Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I29088  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2014 

    Father George C. Smith,   b. Abt 1806, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1875, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Martha Gooch,   b. 10 Aug 1809, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1881, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1826  Oxford, Granville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F14492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Edward Yager,   b. 0___ 1815, Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1863, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1853  [3
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F10535  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 James H. Cole,   b. 29 Jul 1823, Fayette County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1904, Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1880  Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F14780  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 0___ 1835 - Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1835 - North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Oct 1880 - Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 0Jun 1915 - Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ladonia Cemetery, Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Sarah Ann Smith Yager Cole (1835-1915)
    Sarah Ann Smith Yager Cole (1835-1915)

    Sallie Ann Smith was one of nine children born to George C Smith and Martha Gooch.

    Edward Yager died of "consumption" as the family bible relates. After his death, Sallie moved to Texas with her children. Nannie E Yager had married Russell B Hill in 1870 in Van Buren, Tennessee, and together they made the journey to Texas. You can find them living in Ladonia, Fannin, Texas in the 1880 census. Sallie Ann Smith Yager met James H Cole. ( He had lived in Ladonia with his first wife, Zerelda E Houston and of this union, there were 8 children. She died 30 May 1876, leaving him with four surviving children.) James H Cole and Sallie Ann Yager married 28 Oct 1880 in Ladonia, Fannin, Texas.

  • Notes 
    • Sallie Ann Smith was one of nine children born to George C Smith and Martha Gooch.

      Sallie Ann Smith was married first to Edward Yager July 26, 1853 It was her first marriage and his second. They had five children together:

      William L (Bud) Yager 1854-1891

      Nancy Emory/Nannie E Yager Hill 1856-1931

      Frank Reed Yeager 1857-1930

      George Benjamin Yager 1859-1946

      Martha E Yager 1861-1862

      Edward Yager died of "consumption" as the family bible relates. After his death, Sallie moved to Texas with her children. Nannie E Yager had married Russell B Hill in 1870 in Van Buren, Tennessee, and together they made the journey to Texas. You can find them living in Ladonia, Fannin, Texas in the 1880 census. Sallie Ann Smith Yager met James H Cole. ( He had lived in Ladonia with his first wife, Zerelda E Houston and of this union, there were 8 children. She died 30 May 1876, leaving him with four surviving children.) James H Cole and Sallie Ann Yager married 28 Oct 1880 in Ladonia, Fannin, Texas.

      HERE IS THE INTERESTING TWIST TO THIS FAMILY:

      Sallie Ann Smith Yager's son from her first marriage to Edward Yager -GEORGE BENJAMIN YAGER marries ALICE NELSON COLE (the daughter of James H Cole from his first marriage to Zerelda) 13 Dec 1883 and together they had 15 children...oh, how the garden grows! [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S4441] "United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M8TT-28W : accessed 30 December.

    2. [S298] 1860 Warren Co.,TN Census, abstracted by Arlene Greathouse, anotated by the, p. 87.

    3. [S53595] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=113799372.

    4. [S4442] "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:S15V-Z8S : accessed 2014-12-30.