Celia Smith

Female 1796 - Aft 1880  (84 years)


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  • Name Celia Smith 
    Born 29 Sep 1796 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1880 
    Notes 
    • 1871, Aug 220 -- War of 1812 Pension, File WO 6391 and WC8430, Wilks Honea
      Celia/Selah Honea (age 75), resident of Copiah County, MS, applied for a pension in Copiah County, MS. Her husband served under Captain William Smith in Mississippi. They were married Nov 1811 at Fair River, Lawrence County, MS and that her husband died Nov 1851 in Copiah County, MS. J.T. Matthews and John J. Robison witnessed her affidavit. On 20 Oct 1876, Martha M. Cooper (of Lincoln County, MS) signed an affidavit stating Selah Honea was 72 years old (born 29 Sep 1804) and her family had lived near the Honea's in MS since 1811. On the same date, Sarah Barrett, daughter of Robert Wilks and Celia Honea, and her husband George H. Barrett filed affidavits stating Sarah was born 29 Jan 1817, married 12 May 1836 and had two older brothers: Tillman Honea (born 1815 and died Aug 1874) and Thomas Honea (born 1813 and moved to TX 25 years ago). Levi Smith and C.C. Barrett were witnesses. On 13 Jun 1877,an affidavit from Celia Honea added the following information: She was born 1796; they were the parents of ten children (only three currently living); Thomas Honea (oldest) was born Dec 1812; Tillman Honea (second child) was born Nov 1814. Celia currently resides at Brookhaven Post Office, Lincoln County, MS. A.L. Conn and G.H. Barrett were witnesses. On 13 Jun 1877, George H. Barrett added that his father George Barrett, in company with Isham Smith (father of Celia Honea) and Wilks Honea all emigrated from GA to Fair River, Lawrence County, MS and all settled in the same neighborhood. Wilks Honea was a member of the MS militia commanded by Capt. William Smith, brother of Celia Honea.
    Person ID I46394  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2020 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with Celia Smith 

    Father Isham Smith,   b. 1760,   d. Aft 1840  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Sarah Harbin 
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Wilks Honea,   b. 1782,   d. 10 Nov 1854  (Age 72 years) 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Honea,   b. Dec 1812
     2. Tillman Honea,   b. Nov 1814
    +3. Sarah Honea,   b. 27 Jan 1816,   d. 5 Mar 1881  (Age 65 years)
    +4. Calvin Honea,   b. Jan 1821
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F15597  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart