William Branham Smith
and Elizabeth Childress

William Branham Smith b 1792 VA d 1880 Knott Co KY; buried Steer Fork Cemetery, Steer Fork, Knott Co KY; s/o Isaac Branham Smith b abt 1757 and Frankie Sprouls b abt 1761. William Branham Smith m. 21 Feb 1820 Floyd Co KY to Elizabeth Childress b 1803 VA d 19 Nov 1874; d/o Abraham Childress and Elizabeth Roberts. Children of William Branham Smith and Elizabeth Chidress;

1. Nancy Branham Smith b 18 Oct 1820 Dickensonville, Russell Co VA d 23 Apr 1903 Letcher Co KY; m. 18 Oct 1838 Perry Co KY to Nathaniel Collins b 4 Oct 1814 VA d 30 Dec 1905 Knott Co KY; buried Colson Cemetery, Colson, Letcher Co KY; s/o James Shepherd Collins and Elizabeth Lewis.

2. Mary Branham Smith b 8 Dec 1821 Floyd Co KY

3. John Branham Smith b 9 Nov 1823 Letcher Co KY d Aug 1911 Perry Co KY; buried Steerfork Cemetery, Knott Co KY; m. Sarah Adams b 1825 Perry Co KY d 14 Jan 1875; d/o Randolph Adams and Nancy Caudill. John Branham Smith m. Susannah Huff.

4. Cassie Branham Smith b 29 Jan 1825 Letcher Co KY

5. Elizabeth Branham Smith b 19 Mar 1827 Letcher Co KY

6. Andrew Jackson Branham Smith b 15 Mar 1829 Perry Co KY d 17 Mar 1864 Rock Island Prisoner of War Camp, Rock Island IL of smallpox and larengitis; military service 13th TN Reg, Captured at Missy Ridge; m. 15 Aug 1859 Letcher Co KY to Queentina Christina Tina Pigman b 19 Dec 1832 Upper Carr Fork, Perry Co KY d 17 Oct 1858 KY; d/o John Wesley Pigman and Rosannah Amburgey.

7. Frances Branham Smith b 7 Dec 1830 Letcher Co KY

8. Christina Branham Smith b 11 Nov 1832 Letcher Co KY

9. Eliza Branham Smith b 11 Nov 1834 Letcher Co KY

10. William Branham Smith b 20 Sept 1836 Letcher Co KY

11. Rebecca Branham Smith b 20 Sept 1838 Floyd Co KY

12. Emery Branham Smith b 21 Feb 1841 Letcher (now Knott) Co KY

13. Elmer Branham Smith b 7 Apr 1842 Letcher Co KY

14. Elburt D Smith b 1844 Letcher Co KY

15. Lucinda Branham Smith b 8 Jan 1846 Letcher Co KY

16. Abraham Branham Smith b 31 Jan 1848 Letcher Co KY


Marriage License: 13 Jan 1820 Floyd Co KY
Married: 21 Feb 1820 Floyd Co KY
Census: 1880 Letcher Co KY
The household was enumerated as follows:
William B., 80, Va.
Elizabeth, 80, Va.
Elizabeth Adams, 20, granddaughter


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