Harriet Maria Smith

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Harriet Maria Smith from Anderson book


  • Date: 7 Jan 1874
  • Location: "New Garden", Glenn Springs, SC, USA

Immediate Ancestors

Immediate Descendants

With William Ramseur Minter

  • William Smith Minter (2 Jul 1902 in Shelby, NC - 1960 married Edna Clear)
  • Catherine Christina Minter (9 Jun 1905 - ??? married James Tinsley Smith)
  • John Perrin Minter (9 Feb 1909 - ???? married Elizabeth Manget)
  • David Ramseur Minter

Places Lived

  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Cruger, MS, USA



  • Date: 10 May 1964
  • Location: Austin, TX, USA

Biographical Information

  • Story from Mary Sue Wootton: "Grandmother Minter used to walk up in spring to see the dogwood blossoming." (To the hill above the David Ramseur Minter house in Mississippi.)
  • HMS would spend several months with each child in her later years.
  • Would don her overalls and take care of David Ramseur Minter and Mary Sue Wootton's garden in her 80's.
  • Her last years were spent with her daughter Catherine and her husband James in Tower Apartments in downtown Austin, TX
  • In 1893 she finished Converse College, Spartansberg.
  • She assisted in the church work in the various churches where William Ramseur Minter was pastor.
  • She began one of the first Young Adult or Couple's Classes of the Southern Presbyterian Church and taught Sunday school from 1889 to 1943.
  • Of her four children, two were Presbyterian missionaries, one (David Ramseur Minter) a doctor, and the other a business man.
  • She was a member of the Tchula Presbyterian Church in Tchula, MS.


Harriet Maria Smith 1912



  • See notes on Christian Eber Smith page for thoughts on Harriet's father's name
  • This page posted on Abulsme.com on 18 Jun 2006
  • I have dated the picture on Page 14 of the packet as 1912 as it appears everybody is wearing the same thing as in their pictures on page 20 of the packet, which according to page 21 of the packet was a reunion in 1912.