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Fred Maier Family
of
Magehee, Desha County, Arkansas


Frederick Maier
of

Magehee, Desha County, Arkansas

Frederick "Fred" MAIER, born Apr/May 1860, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana, son of Johann Peter & Katherine (WAGNER) MAIER. He died before 1910, McGehee, Bowie Township, Desha County, Arkansas.
    Fred married America Jane BARGER 1893/94. She was born Sep 1863, Perry County, Indiana, daughter of John and Mary L. (___?___) BARGER. Her father was born in Kentucky and her mother in Indiana.
    On 16 Jun 1900, the census shows Fred (40) and America J. (36) MAIER living in Bowie Township, Desha County Arkansas. Fred was listed as a farmer. America had given birth to 2 children, with 1 living. With them was their daughter ,Jennie L. MAIER age 2.
    On 27 Apr 1910, the census shows the widowed America MAIER age 46 living in Bowie Township, Desha County Arkansas. America also took in boarders. America owned her home free of morgage. With her were her children Jennie L. MAIER age 12; and John L. MAIER age 9. Also with her was her sister-in-law Lena MAIER age 35.
    On 7 Jan 1920, the census shows the widowed America MAIER age 55 living at 501 South Second Street, Magehee, Bowie Township, Desha County, Arkansas. She also had a roomer. America owned her home free of morgage. Jennie was a bookkeeper at a grocery store. With her was her daughter Jennie MAIER age 22.
    On 8 Apr 1930, the census shows the widowed Jane MAIER age 65 living at 501 South Second Street, Magehee, Bowie Township, Desha County, Arkansas. They owned their home, valued at $8,000.00. J. M. was a County Judge. With her were her son-in-law and daughter, J. M. (37) and Jennie (32) SMITH and their children: Robert SMITH age 7; James N. SMITH age 4 years and 11 months; and Fred SMITH age 1 years and 8 months.

Children of Frederick and America Jane (BARGER) MAIER:

1. child MAIER, died before 1900.

2. Jennie Lee MAIER, born 25 Nov 1897, McGehee, Bowie Township, Desha County, Arkansas.
    Jennie Lee married James Moses SMITH.
    (See #2 following)

3. John L. MAIER, born 1900/01, McGehee, Bowie Township, Desha County, Arkansas.
    (See #3 following)


#2
Jennie Lee Maier Smith

of
McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas


Jennie Lee MAIER, born 25 Nov 1897, McGehee, Bowie Township, Desha County, Arkansas, daughter of Frederick and America Jane (BARGER/BARTON/BURTON) MAIER. Jennie died 12 Jun 1995, McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas.
    Jennie Lee married James Moses SMITH 1919/20, Arkansas. He was born 10 Nov 1892, Arkansas. James died Oct 1973. Last place of residence was McGehee County, Arkansas..
    In 1919, James was Superintendent of McGehee Schools.
    From 1927-1934, James was a Desha County Judge.

Children of James Moses and Jennie Lee (MAIER) SMITH:

2-1. Robert Maier SMITH, born 1922/23, Desha County, Arkansas.
    Robert married Norma Lee COOK.
    (See #2-1 following)

2-2. James Neil SMITH, born 1925, Desha County, Arkansas.
    James married Barbara Ann GOULD.
    (See #2-2 following)

2-3. Freddy Jackson "Freddy" SMITH, born 1928, Desha County, Arkansas.
    Freddy married Delma SMITH.
    (See #2-3 following)

2-4. Margaret J. SMITH. Margaret marreid Richard Kenneth CLEM.
    Margaret marreid Richard Kenneth CLEM.
    (See #2-4 following)

2-5. child SMITH.


#2-1
Robert Maier Smith, Esq.

of
McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas


Robert Maier SMITH, born 7 Feb 1923, Desha County, Arkansas, son of James Moses and Jennie Lee (MAIER) SMITH.
    Maier married 1st Norma Lee COOK 16 Nov 1950. She was born 19 Dec 1929.
    Maier married 2nd Caroline ___?___.
    Maier was an attorney.


Steve, Kenny and Joe Smith - 2014


Children of Robert Maier and Norma Lee (COOK) SMITH:

2-1-1. Steven Maier "Steve" SMITH, born 16 Aug 1951.
    Steve married Anita CALVA 4 Dec ????. Daughter of David H. and Theofilia Veronica (ZAJAC) CALVA.
    In 1974, Anita graduated from Mt. St. Mary Academy, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.
    In 1978, Anita graduated from University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas.

    Children of Steven Maier and Anita (CALVA) SMITH:

    2-1-1-1. Andrea Maier SMITH, born 9 Apr 1986, Arkansas. Andrea died 6 Feb 2010, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.
    Graduate of the University of Arkansas.

    2-1-1-2. Amelia Jeanne SMITH,
    Graduate of the University of Arkansas.



2-1-2. Kenneth Moses SMITH, born 10 Aug 1953.
    Kenny married Sandra ___?___ .
    Kenny is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, Monticella with a major in Argriculture and minor in business.
    In 2011, Kenny and Sandra were living in Watson, Desha County, Arkansas.

    Daughter of Kenneth Moses and Sandra (___?___) SMITH:

    2-1-2-1. Loryn Leigh SMITH, born 7 Jan 1986, Desha County, Arkansas.
    Loryn married Kenneth "Kenny" FORBES 6 Apr 2014, Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas. He was born circa 1987, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, son of Jeanne FORBES.
    In 2004, Loryn graduated from Mcgehee High School in Mcgehee, Desha County, Arkansas. She later studied Communications at Henderson State University at Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
    In 2005, Kenny graduated from Mesa Redge, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.
    Kenny served in the United States Air Force.
    In 2011, Loryn was living in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.



2-1-3. Joseph Loren "Joe" SMITH, born 11 Jun 1960.
    Joe married Pamela BRISKE.
    In 2014, Joe and Pam are living in El Paso, Texas.


#2-2
James Neill Smith, Esq.

of
McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas


James Neill SMITH, born 5 May 1925, Desha County, Arkansas, son of James Moses and Jennie Lee (MAIER) SMITH.
    James married Barbara Ann GOULD 21 Aug 1953. She was born 30 Oct 1933.
    James was an attorney.

Children of James Neill and Barbara Ann (GOULD) SMITH:

2-2-1. James Michael SMITH, born 6 Dec 1954.

2-2-2. Don Morton SMITH, born 22 May 1957.

2-2-3. David Alan SMITH, born 2 Aug 1958.


#2-3
Prof. Freddy Jackson Smith

of
Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas


Freddy Jackson SMITH, born 20 Aug 1928, Desha County, Arkansas, son of James Moses and Jennie Lee (MAIER) SMITH. Freddy died 9 Feb 2001. His last place of residence was Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas.
    Freddy married Delma SMITH 6 Jun 1952. She was born 22 Jan 1930.
    Freddy was a professor at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas.

Children of Freddy Jackson and Delma (SMITH) SMITH:

2-3-1. Louanne SMITH, born 16 Jul 1953.

2-3-2. Freddy Jackson "Jack" SMITH, Jr., born 6 Nov 1956.
    In 2007, Jack lives in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.

       Daughter of Freddy Jackson SMITH, Jr.:

       2-3-2-1. Devin SMITH,



2-3-3. Lori Ellen SMITH, born 17 Feb 1962.


#2-4
Margaret Jane Smith Clem

of
Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas


Margaret Jane SMITH, born 7 Sep 1930, Desha County, Arkansas, daughter of James Moses and Jennie Lee (MAIER) SMITH.
    Margaret marreid Richard Kenneth CLEM 20 Apr 1952. He was born 18 May 1925.
    Margaret and Richard had a paint store in Hot Springs, Garland County Arkansas.

Children of Richard Kenneth and Margaret Jane (SMITH) CLEM:

2-4-1. Richard Neill CLEM, born 16 May 1953.

2-4-2. Jon Brooks CLEM, born 8 Feb 1959.


#3
John L. Maier

of
McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas


John L. MAIER, born 16 Dec 1900, McGehee, Bowie Township, Desha County, Arkansas, son of Frederick and America Jane (BARGER/BARTON/BURTON) MAIER. John died Feb 1978. Last place of residence was McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas.
    John married Olga J. ___?___ . She was born 4 Aug 1902. Olga died 30 Apr 1997. Her last place of residence was McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas.

Children of John L. and ___?___ (___?___) MAIER:

3-1. John L. MAIER, Jr., born 17 May 1927, McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas. He died 7 Apr 1992. Last place of residence was McGehee, Desha County, Arkansas.

3-2. child MAIER.




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