Louisa K Ware

23 June 1821–
Shelby, Alabama, United States

The Life of Louisa K

When Louisa K Ware was born on 23 June 1821, in Shelby, Alabama, United States, her father, Lieut. Bennett M. Ware, was 38 and her mother, Jane Holmes, was 38. She married William Allen Smith on 18 January 1848, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Navarro, Texas, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 3, Navarro, Texas, United States for about 20 years.

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William Allen Smith
Louisa K Ware
Marriage: 18 January 1848
Mary Eliza Smith
Robert Smith
Phillip A. Smith

Spouse and Children

    William Allen Smith



18 January 1848
Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States


    Mary Eliza Smith



    Phillip A. Smith


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 5

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 40

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a dam or weir on a river (Old English wær, wer), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Ware in Hertfordshire. 2. nickname for a cautious person, from Middle English war(e) ‘wary’, ‘prudent’ (Old English (ge)wær).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • L Smith in household of W A Smith, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Louisa Smith in household of William A Smith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Louiza K Smith in household of William A Smith, "United States Census, 1900"

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