William Jasper Smith

William Jasper Smith

Male 1830 - 1900  (70 years)

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  • Name William Jasper Smith 
    Born 26 Jan 1830  Lynchburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1847  Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1850  California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Came to California during the Gold Rush
    Census 1 Jun 1850  Pettis (District 68), Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 20y 
    Occupation 1 Jun 1850  Pettis (District 68), Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer (Stock & Fruit) 
    Census 19 Aug 1850  Pettis (District 68), Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1852  Sierra, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Listed as miner. Will was 22 years old.
    Residence 1852  Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1853  Amador Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 7 Jun 1860  Township 2, Amador, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 30y 
    Occupation 7 Jun 1860  Township 2, Amador, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer (Stock & Fruit) 
    Residence 1869  Fullerton, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 12 Jul 1870  Anaheim, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 40y 
    Occupation 12 Jul 1870  Anaheim, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer (Stock & Fruit) 
    Census 29 Jun 1880  Anaheim Township, Los Angeles Co (now Orange Co), California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 50y 
    Occupation Farmer (Stock & Fruit) 
    Occupation 29 Jun 1880  Anaheim Township, Los Angeles Co (now Orange Co), California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer (Stock & Fruit) 
    Died 25 Jun 1900  Fullerton, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Jun 1900  Anaheim, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Father died when Wm. was 14, leaving him to tend 9 siblings with his mother. Came to california in 1850 to find gold. His first trip was with wagon train, w/ ox team. He then returned to MO and on his second trip to California, he drove cattle, which he sold for a nice profit. Acquired an orange ranch on Orangethorpe, in Fullerton, California in 1868.
    Person ID I71  Bratt Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 

    Father John Wesley Smith,   b. 8 Jan 1807, Bedford County, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1844, Rockingham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Sally Saunders Claytor Leftwich,   b. 28 Sep 1807, Bedford County, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1881, Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, Cooper, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 5 May 1827  Bedford County, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Notes 
    • Virginia Marriage file suggests Mar. 5, same year.
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah Matilda Fithian,   b. 18 Sep 1840, Green Township, Hamilton Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1875, Fullerton, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1856  Ione, Amador Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • spouse-death
    Children 
     1. Ida May Smith,   b. 12 Oct 1857, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Edith Sarah Smith,   b. 22 Sep 1858, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Virgil Burk Smith,   b. 25 Jan 1860, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1863  (Age 3 years)
     4. Clarence Smith,   b. 7 Feb 1861, Ione, Amador Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Hanna Cecelia Smith,   b. 4 Oct 1862,   d. 6 Aug 1863  (Age 0 years)
     6. Albert Smith,   b. 7 Feb 1864, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary Hellen Smith,   b. 7 Apr 1866, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Susan E Smith,   b. 23 Nov 1867, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Hannah F. Smith,   b. 15 Nov 1869, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Loretta Harriet Smith,   b. 16 Jul 1872, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1949  (Age 77 years)
    +11. William Jasper Smith,   b. 22 Jan 1874, Fullerton, Orange, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1938, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha O Morris,   b. Abt 1841, Covington, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Nov 1877  Los Nietos Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Three Children to Mattie & Wm.
    Marriage License 28 Nov 1877 
    Children 
    +1. Fountain Morris Smith,   b. 13 Sep 1878, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1951, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Ruth Smith,   b. Jun 1881, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Grace Bobo Smith,   b. Jan 1883, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F70  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1830 - Lynchburg, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 20y - 1 Jun 1850 - Pettis (District 68), Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer (Stock & Fruit) - 1 Jun 1850 - Pettis (District 68), Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 19 Aug 1850 - Pettis (District 68), Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1853 - Amador Co., California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1869 - Fullerton, Orange, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jun 1900 - Fullerton, Orange, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Smith, William Jasper
    Smith, William Jasper
    Smith, William J Sr (Head)
    Smith, William J Sr (Head)

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    Documents
    Letter from Sally S.C. Leftwich to Wm. J Smith
    Letter from Sally S.C. Leftwich to Wm. J Smith
    Letter from Sally Saunders Claytor Leftwich Smith to her son, Wm. J. Smith congratulating him on his marriage to Hanna Fithian. Written Jan. 25, 1857

    Headstones
    Smith, William J. and Hanna M. Fithian
    Smith, William J. and Hanna M. Fithian
    Headstones

    Histories
    Leftwich, Sally Saunders Claytor -- Biography
    Leftwich, Sally Saunders Claytor -- Biography
    A biography of Sally Saunders Claytor Leftwich, written by Dianne Gomez

  • Sources 
    1. [S247] Leftwich, Sally Saunders Claytor, 1850, Census, USA, District 68, Pettis, Missouri, USA, (Year: 1850; Census Place: District 68, Pettis, Missouri; Roll: M432_409; Page: 129A; Image: 262).

    2. [S174] Smith, William Jasper, 1860, Census, USA, Township 2, Amador, CA, (Township No. 2, Amador County Pate 8).

    3. [S173] Smith, William Jasper, 1870, Census, USA, Anaheim, Orange, California, (1870 Census, Anaheim Post Office P 34).

    4. [S162] Smith, William Jasper, 1880, Census, USA, Anaheim Township, Los Angeles Co (now Orange Co), California, (Page 35-35, Sup. Dist , Enum Dist 8).

    5. [S20] SMITH2.ged.
      Date of Import: Mar 14, 2003

    6. [S21] TANDEY.FTW.
      Date of Import: Mar 14, 2003