Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Jackson County, AL SMITH family references in “A Census of Pensioners”

Source Information: A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary Or Military Services: With Their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshals of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census, By United States Census Office. 6th census, 1840, United States Census Office, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Genealogical Society, Published by Printed by Blair and Rives, 1841. [This title is available as eBook on google books.]


This book highlighted three SMITH families of Jackson County, Alabama (1):

Page 148,





James Smith, 81 years old

John Smith, 77 years old

Rebecca Smith, 39 years old

These names can be found on the 1840 Alabama census report under the heads of house – James P Smith, Larkin Smith, and Rebecca Smith. Pensioners’ names are listed on the 2nd page of each census page.





(1) This book is cited in two other Alabama books: History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol IV and Revolutionary Soldiers in Alabama.

Related Posts:

Jackson County, Alabama SMITH family references in History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol IV
Jackson County, Alabama SMITH family references in Revolutionary War Soldiers of Alabama
Jackson County, Alabama SMITH family references in Alabama Printed Sources

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