Mariah Louis Smith1,2,3

ID# 15987, (1811 - 1871)

Key Events:

Birth: 22 Jul 1811, Virginia4,5,6
Marriage: 10 Dec 1832, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia, Melcajah Rhum Toot (23 Jun 1802 - 26 Nov 1862)7,8,9
Death: 11 Feb 18713
Burial: St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Halifax, Virginia3
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot

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Narrative:

     Mariah Louis Smith was born on 22 Jul 1811 in Virginia.4,5,6
     Mariah married Melcajah Rhum Toot, son of Adam Toot and Sarah King, on 10 Dec 1832 in Pittsylvania Co., Virginia.7,8,9
Melcahah and Mariah Toot tombstone
courtesy Stuart Jennings
She was probably the female age 20 to 30 listed in the household of her husband, Melcajah Rhum Toot, in the 1840 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia.10
     Mariah and Melcajah appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 3 Aug 1850, reporting real estate valued at $1600. Their children William, Charles, Sallie, Malacjah, John, James and Maria were listed as living with them, as was his sister, Amanda, and her son, William E. Bouldin, and William S. Arnett, age 9. There were 15 slaves listed as well.11,12
     She and Melcajah appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 11 Jun 1860, reporting real estate valued at $5000 and personal estate of $7150. Their children Malacjah, James and Maria were listed as living with them, as was his sister, Amanda, and her son, William E. Bouldin. There were 13 slaves listed as well.13,14
     Her husband died on 26 Nov 1862.15,3
     Mariah appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of William T. Ballow and Sallie King Toot, her daughter and son-in-law. She reported real estate valued at $2000 ane personal estate of $600.16
     Mariah died on 11 Feb 1871 at age 59.3 She was buried in St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Halifax, Virginia.3

Children:
     Children with Melcajah Rhum Toot:

Citations

  1. [S6094] Maria Louis Webb, Certificate of Death, shows name as Maria Louis Smith.
  2. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", shows name as Mariah L. Smith.
  3. [S7456] M. R. Toot and Mariah S. Toot tombstone, St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery.
  4. [S7456] M. R. Toot and Mariah S. Toot tombstone, St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, shows date.
  5. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 37 and state.
  6. [S1627] Mel. R. Toot household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 49 and state.
  7. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family", shows date.
  8. [S887] "Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850," Ancestry.com, record for Micajah R. Toot and Maria L. Smith, shows date and county.
  9. [S7456] M. R. Toot and Mariah S. Toot tombstone, St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery, shows them on a joint stone.
  10. [S983] Micajah R. Toot household, 1840 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  11. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  12. [S1630] Melcajah R. Toot, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  13. [S1627] Mel. R. Toot household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  14. [S1619] Mel. R. Toot, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, slave schedule.
  15. [S971] Stanley, "Descendents of the Toot Family."
  16. [S1607] William T. Ballou household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  17. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists him among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  18. [S1635] Melcajah R. Toot household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  19. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 35, 12 Dec 1865, Charles H. Toot and Frances T. Britten.
  20. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists her among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  21. [S1627] Mel. R. Toot household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  22. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 81, 5 Feb 1873, M. R. Toot and M. C. Fox, shows mother as M. L.
  23. [S1006] Halifax Co. Marriage Register, vol 3, pg 88, 14 Oct 1874, Jno S. Toot and Sallie R Owen, shows mother as M. L.
  24. [S6094] Maria Louis Webb, Certificate of Death.