Hilliard Jackson Smith
and Armelda Melda Combs

Hilliard Jackson, Leona and Armelda Combs Smith
Back: Elijah Smith. L-R Front: Armelda (Combs), Larcena and William McKinley Smith
Hilliard Jackson Smith b 13 Apr 1855 Perry Co KY d 29 Apr 1914 Knott Co KY; s/o William Medford "Med" Smith and Martha Ashley. Hilliard Jackson Smith m. 24 Sept 1879 Perry Co KY to Armelda "Melda" Combs b 28 Aug 1862 Allock, Perry Co KY d 15 Mar 1953 Knott Co KY; d/o Jackson "Jack" Combs and Mary Ann Young. Children of Hilliard Jackson Smith and Armelda Melda Combs;

1. Bethany Lauranie Smith b 28 Aug 1880 Knott Co KY d 18 Feb 1954 Floyd Co KY; m. 30 Aug 1895 Troublesome Creek, Knott Co KY to Benton Smith b 25 Mar 1877 KY d 21 Nov 1966 Prestonsburg, Floyd Co KY; s/o Jordan Smith and Mary Ann Combs.

2. John R Smith b 1 Jan 1882 Knott Co KY d 20 Feb 1940 Perry Co KY. I'm sorry to say I don't know anything about this John R Smith.

3. William "Riley" Smith b 1883 Knott Co KY; m. "Nannie" Belle Breeding b 4 Nov 1884 d 22 Jul 1926; d/o James H Breeding and Vina Cody.

4. Leona Smith b 14 Apr 1884 d 12 Aug 1966; m. (1) James Jim Hale. Leona Smith 1884 m. (2) 29 Mar 1909 to Elijah "Green" Fuller; s/o Elijah "Bunt" Fuller and Martha Combs. Leona Smith m. (3) Joel Martin "Mart" Potter.

5. Vina "Viney Belle" Smith b Aug 1885 d 19 Jul 1946 Perry Co KY; m. Thomas Tommy Smith b 9 Sept 1882 d 17 Sept 1958; s/o Jordan Smith and Mary Ann Combs. (Description of photo to be added later - Vina Belle Smith and Children, Back left, Harrison and Larcena Smith, Front left, Larry, Oma and Vina Belle Holding Daughter Larcena Smith)

6. Mary Ann Smith b 1 Dec 1887 Knott Co KY; m. Jeremiah J Combs 23 Dec 1903 Knott Co KY. Mary Ann Smith m. George Francis.

7. Martha "Marthy" Jane Smith b 14 Aug 1890 d 12 Apr 1979 Knott Co KY; buried the Greasy Burgey Cemetery; Pine Top, Knott Co KY; m. 12 Mar 1906 to Maryland Amburgey b 18 Dec 1880 d 26 Feb 1965; buried Greasy Burgey Cemetery, Pine Top, Knott Co KY; s/o William "Greasy Bill" Amburgey and Minerva Pratt. Children of Maryland D Amburgey and Martha Jane Marthy Smith;

i. Pearl Amburgey married Unknown Eversole.

ii. Nettie Amburgey married Alonzo? Watts.

iii. John D Amburgey b 10 Dec 1917 d 22 Feb 1985, Hazard ARH. Lived at Red Fox, KY. Obit says member of DAV and Retired Army Veteran.

iv. Israel Amburgey

(Photo description to be added later - Left Joe Cornett Right William McKinley Smith)

8. William McKinley Smith (aka Tipple Bill) b 22 Apr 1896 Knott Co KY d Mar 1984; m. Lucinda Sis Calhoun b 21 Feb 1897 Troublesome Creek, Perry Co KY d 5 Dec 1983; buried Carr Fork Cemetery, Littcarr, Knott Co KY; d/o Walton Calhoun and Sarah Cornett.

9. Elijah Smith b 1902 Knott Co KY; m. 23 Aug 1924 Sassafras, Knott Co KY by W. G Combs in the presence of Martha Amburgey and Ida Smith to Nancy Franklin b about 1904; d/o David Franklin and Mary Jent. (Marriage Notes: Attest: John Sturgill-County Court Clerk Book 10 pg 198). (Marriage Source). Child of Elijah Smith and Nancy Franklin Smith;

i. Elijah Smith Jr b 1926

10. Larcena Smith b 1905 Knott Co KY; m. Franklin Smith b 12 Dec 1890 d 22 Dec 1941; s/o Jordan Smith and Mary Ann Combs. Children of Franklin "Frank" Smith and Larcena Smith;

i. Leona Smith 1924

ii. Enos Smith 1926

iii. Faye Smith

iv. Shirley Smith

v. Bertis Smith died as infant?

vi. Marie Smith b 1927

vii. Nadine Smith b 1929


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