22 November 1877 - John and Jennie married in Elkton, Todd, Kentucky
29 October 1879 - First child Ruby Clair Smith born in Elkton
*1880 Census - 28, farmer, living in Fairview, Todd, Kentucky, not far from William & Elizabeth Mobley (Jennie's parents). Wife J. Ella, 26, keeping house, and daughter Rubie C., 1.
18 February 1881 - Second child Maurice Warfield Smith born in Elkton
15 August 1883 - Third child Shelby Russell Smith born in Elkton
27 December 1884 - Jennie's mother Mary Elizabeth Burrus Mobley died in Elkton; buried in Elkton
12 June 1888 - Fourth child Mary "Elizabeth" Smith born in Elkton
9 January 1894 - Fifth child John William "Jack" Smith, Jr. born in Elkton
16 November 1898 - Ruby and Lucien Eugene Vandegrift married in Elkton
*1900 Census - 49, living in Elkton, Todd, Kentucky with Jennie, 45, Maurice, 20, Shelby, 17, Elizabeth, 15, and Jack, 6. Everyone was born in Kentucky. John said his father was born in Georgia. He was a liveryman. Shelby and Elizabeth were going to school. Also in the household were three boarders. Census taker came 1 June 1900.
30 March 1904 - John died in Elkton; buried in Elkton
2 October 1907 - Elizabeth and Perry Small married (later divorced)
11 September 1908 - Grandson McLean Small born in San Francisco, San Francisco, California (Elizabeth & Perry)
About 1910 - Shelby and Iva Logan married
*1910 Census: Living in District 106, Caseyville, Todd, Kentucky. Jennie is widowed; mother of five children (all living) and keeping boarders. Son Jack is a helper at a livery stable. Household includes Jennie and son Jack; widowed father-in-law John P. Smith, 86; widowed sister-in-law Alice Anderson, 50 (helping with boarders); niece Katherine Anderson, 15; and four boarders. Census taker came 20 April 1910.
8 May 1911 - Jennie's father William Ellison Mobley died in Elkton; buried in Elkton
Abt 1913 - Granddaughter Jane Smith born (Shelby & Iva)
24 December 1913 - Maurice and Ruby Valentine Fox married in Gillette, Campbell, Wyoming
7 March 1914 - Grandson Shelby Russell Smith, Jr. born in Florida (Shelby & Iva)
28 March 1914 - Grandson born (living)
1916 - Granddaughter Clair Vandegrift born and died in Nashville (Ruby & Lucien)
5 November 1918 - Grandson William Ricketts "Bill" Smith born in Gillette (Maurice & Ruby)
*1920 Census - (Jennie) 50 (age has been fudged), living in Elkton, Todd, Kentucky, widowed. Census taker came 3 January 1920.
3 June 1921 - Grandson Raymond Maurice Smith born in Gillette (Maurice & Ruby)
About 1925 - Elizabeth and Edwin A. Williams married
About 1927 - Jack and Dorothy Doud married
*1930 Census - (Jennie) 75, living in Elkton, Todd, Kentucky. Jennie was widowed, no occupation, property worth $3000. Census taker came 14 April 1930.
24 September 1947 - Jennie died in Elkton; buried in Elkton