Sunday, September 28, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday - Kate Smith Chisum

Catherine "Kate" Smith

Born on September 24, 1859

Daughter of
James Luther and Henrietta D. Smith

Sister to
Virginia "Jennie", James William "Buck", Francis Marion "Frank",
and Edward Dorsey

Wife of
Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Chisum

Mother to
Thomas Jefferson, Jr., Mary Eva, Jessie, 
Edward Walling "Big Walling" and Emmett DeWitt "Big Emmett"

Died on April 23, 1936
Buried in the Old Pine Hill Cemetery
Sicily Island, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana

Having finished life's duty
She now sweetly rests

Catherine "Kate" Smith Chisum's sister, Virginia "Jennie", was my paternal great, great grandmother. Her husband, Tom Chisum, was a brother to my paternal great, great grandmother, Lucinda Chisum Steele.

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