Cocke County, Tennessee
Jane E (William) Smith
Civil War Widow's Pension
Names mentioned: William Smith, Jane E Swatzell
Smith, Johnathan Easterly, Polly D Smith, Reuben G Smith, Joseph
Renmner, Andrew Renner.
be found online through
various genealogy databases, or by requesting copies of military
records in government archives.
Abstracted and submitted by Bruce Price
William Smith served as a private in Co K, 8th Tenn Volunteers. He
was a resident of Cocke County. He enrolled 7/01/1863. He was killed in
action on 8/06/1864 near Atlanta, GA.
William Smith and Jane E Swatzell were married on 2/01/1849 by Jonathan
Easterly, a JP. They had two children under sixteen: Polly D
born 11/06/1851 and Reuben G born 9/24/1853.
A certified copy of the marriage of William Smith and Jane Swatzell in
Greene County is included in the file.
Jane E Smith, age thirty-nine, a resident of Civil District #3 in
Greene County, applied for a pension on 5/19/1865. Joseph Renner
and Andrew Renner, also residents of District #3 in Greene Co,
witnessed Jane making her mark.