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 Gideon Piat Smallwood Calculate Relationships for Gideon Piat SmallwoodPedigree Chart for Gideon Piat SmallwoodExport GEDCOM for Gideon Piat SmallwoodPictures for Gideon Piat SmallwoodAll Events and Facts for Gideon Piat Smallwood
ID: I1073
Sex: M
Birth: 16 MAY 1833  Decatur, Macon Co., IL  
Death: 24 MAR 1886  De Witt Co., IL  
Burial: UnknownRose Cemetery, Creek Twp., De Witt Co., IL  
Parents: Smallwood, Parmenius, Brown, Deborah
Headstone of Gideon P. Smallwood at Rose Cemetery, DeWitt County, Illinois.
In the 1860 census of Creek Twp, De Witt Co., Gideon, 27, was living with his wife Sarah, 20, sons Joseph, 2, and John D., 1, and "Carl Spainhoward" (probably Henry C. Spainhour, future husband of Gideon's niece, Deborah Smallwood), 17.  He was a farmer and owned $2500 worth of real property and $500 worth of personal property. (pg489)
Another of Henry's brothers, Allen, was living with the William Batteston family close by.  Thomas Spainhour was living with his new wife Julia in Morgan Co. in the 1860 census.

In the 1870 census of Creek Twp., DeWitt Co., IL, "Guden", 37, is living with wife Sarah, 40, and children Joseph, 12, John D., 10, Emma, 8, Anna, 7, Richard, 2. and "Floid", 3 months.  Laura J. Williams, 11, Sarah's daughter, is also living with them. (pg23)

In the 1880 census of Creek Twp, De Witt Co., Gideon, 47, was living with wife Sarah, 48, daughter Emma, 18, daughter Anne, 16, son Richard, 12, son Louis, 10, and a hired man named James Gither(?), 22.  They apparently lived next door to Gideon's sister, Elizabeth's, family. (pg116)

Gideon's obituary in the Clinton Public

March 26, 1886

"Gideon P. SMALLWOOD died at his home in Creek township, on last Wednesday, in the 53d year of his age. He was born near Decatur on the 16th of May, 1833, and came to this county more than thirty years ago and settled in Creek township. He was the youngest member of the Smallwood Family. He was a farmer and stock raiser and has been successful in his calling. Mr. Smallwood was a kind father and husband and a generous neighbor, who was ever ready to lend a helping hand. "
 Marriage 1All Events and Facts on Marriage 1
ID: F459
Spouse: Cross, Sarah Catherine
Marriage: 03 JAN 1856  De Witt Co., IL  
Sex: F
Birth: 07 JAN 1837  VA  
Death: 03 APR 1867  De Witt Co., IL  
No. Sibling Sex Birth Death
 Joseph Smallwood
 John D. Smallwood
 Emma SmallwoodEmma Smallwood has 1 child.
 Anna Jeannette SmallwoodAnna Jeannette Smallwood has 1 child.
F04 MAR 1864   
 Martha Belle Smallwood
F14 NOV 1865   
 Marriage 2All Events and Facts on Marriage 2
ID: F460
Spouse: Day, Sarah A.
Marriage: 30 JAN 1868  De Witt Co., IL  
Sex: F
Birth: 24 NOV 1825  VA  
Death: 24 FEB 1902  DeWitt Co., IL  
No. Sibling Sex Birth Death
 Richard Piat SmallwoodRichard Piat Smallwood has 7 children.
MNOV 1868 05 APR 1940 3398 3399 
 Louis Eugene SmallwoodLouis Eugene Smallwood has 5 children.
M07 JUL 1870 17 APR 1934 3400 

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