Thomas Jefferson Stith
|Thomas Jefferson Stith 8/28/1841 - 8/24/1921
Hannah Chase Williams (Stith) 2/22/1849 - 11/30/1930 (Married 12/12/1866)
Enlisted in Confiderate Army at age 22. Promoted to 2nd Lt. June 23, 1864.
Pictured at right aged 24 in Summer of 1865. **. His story by Bruce Stith.
More on the life of Thomas J. Stith by Bruce Stith, August 2008.
Larger copy of photo at right. From back of photo, "These were made from an old picture. Your great-grandfather Thomas Jefferson Stith - aged 24 years. Taken at an "Infair" given for him by Uncle Jessie Stith (at our old home) Summer of 1865 on his return from war." -- handwriting of Ruth Fontaine Scott per James Fontaine Scott, June 2000.
Description of Thomas J. Stith from Texas Calvery accounting sheet: eyes - dark; hair - dark; complection - dark; height - 5ft 10 1/2 in; occupation - farmer; enlisted Sept. 20, 63; rank - 2 nd Lt.
|Irene Buckner Stith (Fontaine) 9/14/1867 - 5/22/1915 (Married 1/7/1886 to
Charles Beauregard Fontaine 1859-1924)
Picture at right age 30 in 1897.
|Sam Henry Stith (Dr.) 5/10/1869 - 10/19/1948
Graduated from medical school at University of Nashville in 1901.
|William Allen Stith (Uncle Allen) 8/2/1871 - 11/25/1960
( m. 3/9/1902 to Lena Marion Drury 10/20/1872-1976), Aunt Lena
1. W. A. Stith 2/22/1903 - 2/1/1957
2. Blanch Drury Stith 10/29/1904 m Gailbreath living in Louisville in 1999
3. George Lewis Stith 3/19/1907 m. Nancy .....
1. George William Stith b. 5 Mar 1945 d. 29 Oct 1998 m. Linda Stone Letton
1. Cindy Stith
2. Lori Stith
3. George Allen Stith
4. David Stith
2. Lewis Allen Stith b. 5 Mar 1945 d. 14 Nov 1965
3. Ramona Stith
4. Ralph Stith. 10/25/1909 - 10/9/1987
1. Dale Stith
2. Glen Stith
3. Lestlie Stith
5. Cornelia living in Texas 1999, d. January 31, 2001. Obituary.
6. Thomas J. Stith m. Audrey Mae Fisher Messenger Articles
4. Whitney Stith
|James Strother Stith 6/18/1873 - 5/24/1929
(m. 2/24/1911 to Bertha Foushee)
|Kavanaugh Arvin Stith (Uncle Arvin) 5/9/1875 - ?
(m 8/24/1916 to Nancy T. Hicks 1885-?)
|Mabel Clare Stith (Moorman) 4/17/1877 - March 1974
(m 7/5/1905 to Hamilton C. Moorman )
|Leonard Thompson Stith 2/2/1879 - ?
(m 9/18/1905 to Emma Garner)
Picture shows Emma with Leonard Garner Stith and Blanch Drury Stith (daughter of W. A. Stith)
|Mary Rachel Stith (Keith) 1881? - ? (m ? to Ray Keith)
Rachel and Ray lived their later years on Main Street in Bewleyville, Ky in a house previously owned by Ray's fathre. The house is currently (1999) the residence of Ray's nephiew, Boyd Keith, Jr.. Boyd's father, Boyd Jennet Keith married Gerogie Wilson. (data from Boyd Keith, Jr. Jan. 1999)
|Thomas Enfield Stith 3/3/1883 - 11/14/1963 (m 12/28/1914 to Donna Belle Miller
4/7/1891 - ?)
Not pictured: Harold Stith
|Hannah Wivie Stith (Shipp) 4/10/1885 - 5/28/1957
(m 2/22/1905 to W. Sanford Shipp)
Hannah Shipp m. James Williams
|Fred Paul Stith b February 17, 1889 d Nov 25, 1981
m 1st Naomi Truman Wise, of Louisville 1child
Virginia Carroll Stith Morgan
m 2nd Stella K. Lee, of Flaherty
Spelling of names and some dates from "The History of Meade County, Kentucky 1824-1991" by Laura Young Brown and Marie Coleman, 1991 ,McDowell Publications; order: Marie Coleman 320 High Street Brandenburg, Ky 40108
** Dates of Confidreate service and newspaper quality picture at age 24 are from file of Helen Thomas Stith (Prather) courtesy of Hayes Prather, November 1998. Same photo later obtained from Ruth Fontaine Scott courtesy of James Fontaine Scott in June 2000.
( Callie Turner Stith: b. Aug 12, 1939, d Apr 16, 2002. Ran BNC Stiht Grocery for 17 years. Was first a Convenient Mart, then Dairy Mart. Service was April 19, 2002 at Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home. Burial at Buck Grove Cemetery.