Searching for Susana Rutha SMITH, born 30 April 1840, married to Elijah Thomas WILSON, born 3 February 1839
My greatGramma Rutha SMITH is my stone wall. She is the daughter of "John SMITH and wife, deceased" according to filing in the August 1858 Lavaca County TX Court of Estates. Her guardians in this filing are Malona (maiden name HALL) and James T WILSON.
My great Grampa Elijah Thomas WILSON is the son of Mary S(THOMAS) and William WILSON.
Rutha and Elijah were married between 1860 and 1870, most likely at the Salem Baptist Church in Lavaca County, TX.
Mary THOMAS, born 14 August 1821 in Perry County, AL. She is the daughter of Mary (MAHAN), born 1790 in TN and Elijah THOMAS, born 28 March 1775. They were married in Cahaba (now Bibb) County, AL