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304. James A.7Smith (Margaret Sims6Daniel, Frances5Sims, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born in May 1863, Dallas County, Texas, died 1924, buried Daniel Cemetery, University Park, (Dallas), Texas.[2410] He married in 1882, Dallas County, Texas, to Mattie Layton, born 6 October 1865, Mississippi, died 17 January 1928, Dallas County, Texas, daughter of Thomas Layton and Caroline Gill.[2411] She is buried Daniel Cemetery, University Park (Dallas), Texas.[2412] He was in the real estate business. They lived in Dallas in 1900.[2413]

Child of James A. Smith and Mattie Layton:

     642.        i.   Lillian Smith, born 18 September 1886, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, died 10 March 1939.[2414] She married 15 September 1908, Dallas, Texas, to Edwin Burrus Doggett, born 21 May 1879, died 10 March 1939, son of J. L. Doggett and Bettie Burrus Wright.[2415]

The Doggetts lived at 3600 Armstrong in Dallas, Texas. He owned Doggett Grain Company in Dallas. They are buried in Daniel Cemetery, University Park (Dallas). Edwin and Lillian Doggett died in an automobile accident, 10 March 1939, on Highway 77, three miles south of Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas.[2416]

Daughter: Margaret Doggett married August 1942, Dallas, to Fred Trammell Crow.



[2410] Tombstone, Daniel Cemetery, University Park (Dallas), Texas. James A. Smith, born 1863, died 1924.

[2411] Texas Death Record. Mattie M. Smith, died 17 January 1928, Dallas County, Texas, female, white, age 62 years, 3 months, 11 days, born 6 October 1865, Mississippi, widowed. Father: Thomas Layton, born Tennessee. Mother: Caroline Gill, born Alabama. Burial: Daniel Cemetery.

[2412] Tombstone, Daniel Cemetery, University Park (Dallas), Texas. Mattie Layton Smith, born 1865, died 1928.

[2413] 1900 U.S. Census, Dallas County, Texas, S.D. 6, E.D. 114, Sheet 6. Smith, James A., born May 1863, age 37, married 18 years, born Texas Texas Texas; Mattie, wife, born October 1865, age 34, married 18 years, born Miss. Ala. Ala., had had 1 child, 1 living; Lillian, dau., born September 1886, age 13, born Texas Texas Miss. All white.

[2414] Texas Death Record. Lillian Smith Doggett, born 18 September 1886, Dallas County, Texas, died 10 March 1939, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas. Parents: James A. Smith, Mattie Layton. Spouse: Edwin Burrus Doggett. Female, white, age 52 years, 4 months, 10 days, married. Father born Dallas, Texas. Mother born Mississippi. Residence: Dallas. Burial: Daniel Cemetery, Dallas.

[2415] Texas Death Record. Edwin Burrus Doggett, died 10 March 1939, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, male, white, age 59 years, 9 months, 17 days, born 21 May 1879, Virginia, married. Spouse: Lillian Smith Doggett. Father, J. L. Doggett, born Dallas County, Texas. Mother: Bettie Burrus Wright, born Virginia. Occupation: grain dealer, Dallas. Burial: Daniel Cemetery, Dallas.

[2416] “Dallas Couple Killed,” Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 11 March 1939, p. 9.

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