Sarah Caldwell Teague
b. 18 March 1800, d. 10 August 1848
- Father: Elijah Teague b. 2 September 1767, d. 11 February 1843
- Mother: Sarah Morgan b. 18 December 1768, d. 2 March 1850
- Sarah Caldwell Teague was born on 18 March 1800 in South Carolina.
- Elijah Teague and Sarah Morgan appeared in the US federal census of 4 August 1800 in Abbeville, South Carolina, enumerated next to Sarah's brother Benjamin Morgan.. Other (counted but unnamed) members of the household apparently included Sarah Caldwell Teague, Samuel Teague, Elias Teague, Joshua Teague, Benjamin Teague, Nancy Teague and Elizabeth Teague.
- Elijah Teague and Sarah Morgan appeared in the US federal census of 6 August 1810 in Abbeville, South Carolina. Other (counted but unnamed) members of the household apparently included Sarah Caldwell Teague, Nancy Teague, Elizabeth Teague, Lurannah Teague, Lydia Teague and Mary Teague.
- She married John L. Smyth circa 1824.
- Sarah Caldwell Teague died on 10 August 1848 at age 48.
- Her husband John L. Smyth became a widower at her death.
- She was interred at Davistown Cemetery, Old Davisville, Benton (later Calhoun) County, Alabama.
- Benton (later Calhoun) County, Alabama, 30 July 1850: Examined and ordered to be filed and recorded, Petition of Joshua Teague for Letters of Administration on the estate of Elijah Teague. Elijah Teague died intestate in 1843, then a citizen of Benton County, Alabama, leaving a widow, Sarah Teague, and eleven children, to wit: 1. Samuel Teague, 2. Elias Teague, 3. Joshua Teague, 4. Nancy Norred, widow of Preston Norred, 5. Elizabeth Davis, wife of Thomas Davis, 6. Benjamin Teague, 7. Sarah Smith, wife of John Smith, 8. Elijah Teague, 9. Lurenna Cobb, wife of Nathaniel Cobb, 10. Lydia Thompson, wife of Robert Thompson, 11. Mary Black, wife of James R. Black, All of lawful age at the time of the death of Elijah Teague, And, by agreement and consent of said children and heirs all the personal property and effects of said deceased Elijah Teague was advertised and sold at public outcry (except such part as was by the consent of all persons interested alloted to the said Sarah Teague, the widow of said deceased) and proceeds equally divided among said children. Sometime in the year 1848 and since said division Sarah Smith, wife of John Smith, died. Sarah Teague, widow of Elijah Teague, died in March of 1850. Elijah left some 620 acres and buildings. Division can only be made lawfully by the appointment of a legal Administrator. Joshua Teague is the oldest of the heirs except two: Samuel and Elias. Joshua Teague is the Administrator of Elijah Teague, even though that it states that Samuel and Elias are older. Each child received $371.47.
- A single grave marker identifies the graves of Sarah Caldwell Teague and John L. Smyth . There also are earlier separate markers at both of their graves.
- Last Edited: 9 Apr 2011
Family: John L. Smyth b. 24 January 1794, d. 20 August 1861
- Louranna Smyth b. 16 October 1825, d. 9 December 1892
- James W. Smyth b. 25 May 1827, d. 2 April 1897
- Elijah Teague Smyth b. 3 June 1828, d. 19 January 1901
- Thomas V. Smyth b. 26 January 1829, d. 20 January 1918
- Elias Brooks Smyth b. 9 January 1832, d. 15 May 1899
- John B. Smyth b. 29 March 1834
- Joshua J. Smyth b. 6 December 1836, d. 28 March 1898
- Sarah Margaret Smyth b. 24 November 1838, d. 8 January 1908
- Daniel Isaac Smyth b. 15 January 1841, d. 19 May 1931
- Josephine H. J. Smyth b. 20 October 1843, d. 12 November 1865