Lenard O. Smith
Born: 24 Aug 1875, Jackson County,
Father: David C. Smith
Mother: Francis Callie Perry
Married: Sallie Robinson
Our child: SD Smith
Laura Ward (Wardeen)
Married Roy Walker
Children Al Walker, Carol Walker
William Earline (Eartin?)
Lenard O. Smith was born 24 Aur 1875, probably in Jackson County, TN, the son of
David C. Smith and
Francis Callie Smith. He is shown with his parents and siblings, Bettie
S. and Laura B. in the 1880 census below. Lenard's father,
David, was probably a poor farmer who relied entirely on his farming to
make a living.
1880 Census showing David C.
Lenard ran a small store in Sumner
his son SD Smith was running his delivery business in the early 1930s.
Photo of Lenard O. Smith and family
By 1920 Lenard had moved from Jackson County and was a farmer in Sumner
County, TN. His son, SD, also worked on the family farm at the
time. Everyone in the family could read and write,
except for Earline, who was only 6 at the time.
1920 Census showing Lenard O. Smith and
In 1930 54 year old Lenard was working as a Grocery Clerk in the store
of his son, SD.
1930 Census shows Lenard
living with son SD Smith and family