Name: Neoma (Oma?) C. Sarah Smith
Given Name: Neoma (Oma?) C. Sarah
That Neoma Smith is a child of Wyatt Smith and Peggy is suspectedbut not proven. She named a child Wyatt. Her son Preston moved toLaclede County, Missouri where William Brackin Smith was living.William Brackin's estate sale record includes a note on Preston H.Crawford.
Birth: 1794 in North Carolina
Neoma Smith Crawford filed a land grant application in BledsoeCounty Tennessee saying that she married Jonathon H Crawford in 1819.Wyatt S. Crawford was born in 1820. Neoma Crawford, an apparent widow,was on the 1860 Bledsoe County census near Wyatt S. Crawford.
1860 census of Bledsoe County, Tennessee: Neoma Crawford, 66, b. N.C.;Matilda, 22; Mark, 5; Jonathan 1/12; Orlenia Smith, 40; Lucinda Smith,14. (These b. TN).
When Neoma's son William J. Crawford married his wife Mary Long inOklahoma, he stated on his marriage application that his parents wereJonathan Houston Crawford and O.C. Sarah Smith and that his mother wasCherokee Indian.
Father: Wyatt Smith b: 1768 in South Carolina or North Carolina
Mother: Peggy\Margaret Unknown b: ABT 1770 in South Carolina or North Carolina
Jonathan H. Crawford b: BET 1790 AND 1800 in Tennessee
1830 census of Bledsoe County, Tennessee:p. 274, Jonathan Crawford andwife Neoma: 030001-100001 are living next to Neoma's father WyattSmith.
1840 census of Jackson County, Tennessee JonathanCrawford11110001-2110001 The Crawford family now has the four boysand four girls. Also in Jackson County, Tennessee is the family ofWatt (Wyatt?) Crawford 31001-00101
in Bledsoe Co, Tennessee
- Wyatt S. Crawford b: BET 1820 AND 1822 in Bledsoe Co., Tennessee
- Preston H.(Presley) Crawford b: 1824 in Tennessee
- John Houston Crawford b: 30 OCT 1826 in Bledsoe County, Tennessee
- Rhodia\Roda\Rhonda Aletha Crawford b: OCT 1829 in Bledsoe Co., Tennessee
- Fredonia Crawford b: BET 1830 AND 1840 in Tennessee
- Naomi Crawford b: BET 1833 AND 1835 in Tennessee
- William J. Crawford b: BET 1830 AND 1840 in Bradley Co., Tennessee (possibly)
- Matilda (Tilda) Crawford b: 1838 in Tennessee