His parents: Henry Smith and Susanna Bradshaw
Her parents: George Simeon Morton and Elizabeth McSwain
Samuel was born March 1825 in Henry County, TN, and died between 1900 and 1905 in Henry County, TN. Elizabeth Morton was born 1824 in NC, probably Montgomery County, and probably died between 1885 and 1895 in Henry County. She was the daughter of George Simeon Morton and Elizabeth McSwain.
Samuel and Elizabeth were married 30 March 1849 by JP Colby Randle.
Smith, Samuel, age 35, Escaped capture at Island No. 10, and did not return for duty. Lived in Henry Co., TN. (TN Confederate Pension # 4822). UNIT: 46th Inf.
After Elizabeth's death, Samuel married Nancy Joplin 27 January 1898. Nancy was the sister-in-law of John A. McSwain, Elizabeth's cousin.
1850 HnTN CD 18, p 405a
1870HnTNp461B 45/47: next door to E. W. Moody family. Samuel 44 farmer $500/$400, Elizabeth 50 NC, Tilmon A. 17, James A. 16, Elizabeth S. 15, Jefferson Davis 8.
1880HnTNp192b & 1880HNp193a: Samuel TN/VA/VA, E. J. NC/NC/NC Children except Tilmon in family plus Sam's sister Ann (Smith) Barns.