Allen Smith m Martha Patsy Edwards at Pitt Co NC c 1825 Allen Smith
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Posted for Azalia Smith Moore
I am a descendant of Allen Smith and Martha Patsy Edwards Smith who were married in Pitt co NC about 1825. They moved to Tennessee and about 1840 moved south to Walker Co Alabama where Allen was a blacksmith and a minister.. As new lands opened up, Allen and Martha Patsy moved north to Nauvo, Alabama and into the area that became Winston Co AL. As the conflicts that became the Civil War occurred, Allen joined the Union army as a 60 year old. He contracted the measles in Nashville, TN at the camp and passed away. He is buried in the Veterans' Cemetery in that city Martha Patsy survived him and lived in Walker County until her death about 1900. My grandfather, William Patrick Smith was their son. His son, David Solomon Smith, also a Baptist Minister lived in that county with his children including my father, Burrell Luther Smith. All these men were ministers and farmers. I am the elder daughter of Burrell Smith and his second wife, Leora Smith. I purchased the family history book that was used in numerous DAR records as evidence only to find that the group no longer accepted the family history book as documentation.. I presented my copy of the book that Allen Smith purchased in 1842 as his ministerial Bible. The records were first written by him and then each generation added family data.
However, once more the DAR is not accepting documents from family Bibles, or at least my reviewer did not accept that evidence
I am seeking to locate a relative who took the DNA test and who is willing to share that information with me..
I am working on the lineage of the Weeks family back to the Mayflower Society and feel sure that this group with different guidelines will accept these materials as evidence.. All support will be deeply appreciated. Azalia Smith Moore