and Mary Ashley
Alexander Smith b about 1828 d before 1890 KY; s/o William Smith 1795 and Millie Combs. Alexander Smith m. about 1850 to Mary Ashley b 1834 NC d after 1859 Letcher Co KY, d/o Jordan Ashley and Barbara Francis. Mary Ashley m. (2) William Bill (Combs) Martin. Children of Alexander Smith and Mary Ashley;
1. Jordan Smith b 19 Mar 1850 KY d 5 Mar 1928 Knott Co KY; m. 14 Sept 1876 Letcher Co KY to Mary Ann Combs b 12 Jul 1858 Smoot Creek, Letcher Co KY d 8 Apr 1933 Knott Co KY; d/o John Wesley Combs and Mary Polly Hogg.
2. Martha Jane Smith b 1853 Perry Co KY; m. William Shepherd b 5 Aug 1856 Perry Co KY.
3. Matilda Smith b 1855 d 1941; m. (1) to Thomas Hale b 1853; s/o
James Dickenson Hale and Mary Jane Grizzle. Matilda Smith m. 1902 in Knott Co KY to (2) Kelly Franklin b 1844 d 27 Jan 1921 Knott Co KY; s/o James W Franklin Jr and Eliza Cornett.
4. Shepherd Larkin Smith b 15 Mar 1857 d 12 Mar 1928 Fariston, Laurel Co KY; of la grippe (influenza); m. 25 Mar 1887 to Marinda Francis b 17 Feb 1872; d/o Samuel Francis Jr and Jane Kelly Francis.
5. Hilliard Smith b 1858; m. 5 Sept 1881 Perry Co KY to Millie Smith b 1861; d/o William Med Smith and Martha Ashley.
6. Thomas Smith was killed by gunshot in a scuffle with his brother. May have died in his teens.
Thanks to JB Francis for updates, additions and corrections to this family.
William Bill Martin
and Mary Ashley
Mary Ashley b 1834 NC d after 1859 Letcher Vo KY; d/o Jordan Ashley and Barbara Francis. Mary Ashley m. to (2) William Bill Martin. Children of William Bill Martin and Mary Ashley;
1. Jesse Martin b 17 Apr 1864 Floyd Co KY d 25 Aug 1947 Sarah Ann, Logan Co WV; buried Sloane Cemetery, West Hamlin, Lincoln Co WV; m. 26 Jun 1893 Wayne Co WV to Temperance "Tempy" Slone b Jul 1875 Floyd Co KY; d/o James Monroe Slone and Susannah Vance. Jesse Martin m. Sarah Francis; d/o Samuel Francis Jr and Jane Kelly.
2. Franklin Pierce "Frank" Combs - Martin d 26 Apr 1945; m. Flora Combs b 1875 d 1953; d/o John J "Limpy John" Combs (aka Hoppy) and Polly Ann Purline Combs.
3. Nancy Martin b 1871 KY; m. Dixon "Dick" Combs; s/o Enoch Combs and Nancy Smith. (Source).
1860 Perry Co KY Census District 1
Note: All names were reversed in census - Example: Alex Smith
192 190 Smith Alex 32 M Farmer 450 700 KY
192 190 Smith Mary 29 F NC
192 190 Smith Jordan 9 M KY
192 190 Smith Martha 7 F KY
192 190 Smith Matilda 5 F KY
192 190 Smith Shepherd 3 M KY
192 190 Smith Hillard 1 M KY