William Ansyln "Willie/WA/Bill" Smith
and Millie Williams Family

Van Zandt County
Howard County

A Young "Willie" Smith
Photo: Dorothy Goodwin

William Ansyln "Willie/WA/Bill" Smith (Joseph T.2 Unknown 1) was born January 04, 1857 in Russell Co. Alabama., and died December 26, 1921 in Big Spring, Howard County, Texas. He married Millie Williams September 28, 1886 in Van Zandt CO., Texas, daughter of John Williams and Francis Christmas. Millie was born January 10, 1863 in Van Zandt Co., TX, and died November 01, 1936 in Big Spring, Texas. Williams parents are Joseph T. Smith and Sophonia W. "Sou" Evans.

More about William:
1.William was a farmer and part time baptist preacher for a small rural church outside of Big Spring, Texas. They probaby moved to Howard County, Texas about or before 1910.
2.Burial Mount Olive Cemetery. Plot # 110.

More About Millie Williams:

1.Burial: Mount Olive Cemetery, next to William.

Back Row Left to Right: Corrine (Hollis), Mamie (Hull), Algie.
Front Row: W.A.Smith, Mintia (Mittie Anderson), Sofronia (Loudamy),
Cynthia (Earnest), Mother, Millie (Williams)Smith was was pregnant with son Truett.

Photo: George F. Anderson

Children of William Smith and Millie Williams are:

  1. Andrew Spurgeon "Algie" Smith, born March 1889. Algie owned some farms near Snyder and never married.

    Notes for Andrew Spurgeon "Algie" Smith:
    1. Named after famous minister named "Spurgeon".

    "Algie" Smith

    Algie and girlfriend in New Buggy

    Photos: Marzelle Earnest

  2. Mamie Welmeth Smith, born July 10, 1891 in Wills Point, Van Zandt CO. Tx; Deceased.

  3. Cynthia Olivia Smith, born 1892; Deceased.

  4. Corrine Smith, born 1896; died 1964. She married Bill Hollis; Deceased.

  5. Mintia I. Smith, born March 23, 1896 in Van Zante CO, TX; died November 08, 1961 in Malone and Hogan Hospital. Married (1) John Luter Anderson (2) Bob Barkley; Deceased.

  6. Sophonia Lucinor "Cooter" Smith, born September 14, 1898 in Wills Point, TX; Deceased.

  7. Truett Ferrell Smith, born December 20, 1903 in Myrtle Springs, TX; died February 17, 1963 in Seminole, TX..
    More about "Truett":
    1. Named after a famious Baptist minister"Truett" in Fort Worth Texas

1950s Family Reunion

Left to Right:
Algie, Corrine, Mamie, Cynthia, Mintia (Mittie), Saphronia, Truett
1990 U.S. Federal Census
Van Zandt County. Texas

- Full names used -

Marital Status


Father's Birthplace
Mother's Birthplace
 William A. SMITH  Self   M   Male   W  43   AL  (GA) added  (GA) added
Millie SMITH wife M Female W 38 TX (MS) added (LA) added
Corine A SMITH   Dau   S   Female   W   12 TX  AL  TX
Andrew S. SMITH   Son  S   Male   W   11   TX  AL   TX
Mamie W SMITH   Dau  S   Female   W   8   TX   AL  TX
 Cynthia O SMITH  Dau   S   Female   W   7   TX   AL   TX
Mintia I. SMITH Dau S Female W 4 TX AL TX
Sophonia L. SMITH Dau S Female W 1 TX AL TX

1900 U.S. Federal Census - Van Zandt Co. TX.
1. They lived at Willis Point, Van Zandt Co. TX pct 3.

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