Tilmon A. and
Margaret E. (Morton) Smith Family


His Parents: Samuel Smith and Elizabeth J. Morton
Her parents: David G. Morton and Nancy Sweatt

Tilmon was born March 1852 (1900 census) or 19 Oct 1852 (gravestone). He died 27 June 1926.

Margaret was born Dec 1861 (1900 census) or 3 Dec 1860 (gravestone). Her parents were David G. Morton and Nancy Sweatt. Nancy's father David and Tilmon's mother Elizabeth were brother and sister.

Tilmon and Margaret married 8 February 1883 in Henry County, TN.

In addition to the children listed, there were others who died young and whose names I don't know. I don't have information about any marriages for Minnie and Ludie.

1870HnTNp459b; Margaret with parents D. G. and Nancy Morton

1880HnTNp192a: Tilmon was single.

1900HnTNp223b: 6 children/ 4 living

1910HnTNp29xb: Minnie and Ludie were the only children at home. Tilmon and Margaret had been married 27 years and had 7 children, 3 of them living.

1920HnTNp263b: Daughters Minnie Lee, Ludie Ora, and a cousin Thomas J. Green, 23, were listed in family. Of note, in 1910, Tommie J. Green 14 (1910HnTNp30xa) lived with his brother Allen Green 21, Allen's wife Nettie, and Allen's and Tommie's mother Adeline, 42, who was listed as widowed after 16 or 26 years of marriage. Adaline, whose maiden name was Morton, was the sister of James Smith's wife Martha.