From the September 30, 1936 edition of the Monroe News Star in Monroe, Louisiana:
Francis Marion "Frank" Smith was the son of James Luther and Henrietta D, Smith of Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.
On September 19, 1886, Frank Smith married Nettie Watson in Franklin Parish, Louisiana.
Nettie S. Watson was the daughter of Elias W. and Sarah Ann Mathis Watson of Harrisonburg, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.
Frank Smith was a brother to my great great grandmother, Virginia Jane "Jennie" Smith Blackman.