Father – Steve Smith possible son of Elias & Eddy Smith & Liza Lewis, daughter of Judah Lewis & Rebecca Hoskins
Son Daniel Smith born about 1876
Mother – Bud Baker (Franklin James Baker) son of Thomas Baker & Elvira Stubblefield
& Linda/Malinda Frederick
Daughter Vesta (Nirvesta) Baker born about 1882
Daniel Smith married Vesta Baker April 13, 1899
Daniel & Vesta had 7 children, including my grandfather, Arla Smith.
Stephan Gray married Lucinda Bowling
John Gray married Sally Henson
Elisha Abner Sr
Enoch Abner Sr
Enoch Abner Jr married Catherine Lewis
William Abner married Julie Cottongim
Sarah E. Abner
William Gray married Sarah E. Abner wed on April 16, 1899
Sarah was the second marriage. First marriage was to Sarah’s sister Jenny.
William was father to 22 children, including my grandmother, Clara Gray
Arla Smith was born July 10, 1913.
He died January 16, 1983 in his home in Grove City, Ohio.
Clara Gray Smith was born February 7, 1912.
She died April 4, 1994 at her home in Grove City, Ohio.
Arla and Clara are both buried in Grove City.
They were married on February 10, 1932 and had five children.
1) Reuben Owen & Fanny Hatfield
2) John Owens & Eliza Evans
John Johnson & Margaret (Johnson)?
3) Larkin Owens married Sarah Jane Johnson on
September 28, 1889 in Laurel County, KY
Larkin and Sarah Jane are buried in Old Salem Baptist
Church Cemetery in Laurel County, KY.
Son: John Owens — My Grandfather
1) Preston & Elizabeth Jones
John & Susan Brumley
Andy & Adagil Gibson
2) Billy Jones & Thursa Jones
Messinger Brumley & Alabama Gibson
3) Reuben Jones married Margaret Brumley on October 19, 1895
Reuben and Margaret are buried in Engine Cemetery.
Daughter: Hettie Jones — My Grandmother
John G. Owens was born March 11, 1899 in London, KY.
He died Dec. 27, 1964 in Laurel County, KY.
Hettie Jones was born May 8, 1905 in Garrard, KY.
She died July 2, 1975 in Clay County, KY.
They were married April 9, 1924 at Crawfish, KY.
John and Hettie are both buried at Engine Cemetery in Clay County, KY.