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.

Original records may 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.

Return to Records