Biographies and Obituaries
We are compiling as many biographies and/or obituaries of the early ministers of Van Zandt County during the years 1848 to 1920 as we can find. Some lived in the county a short time but some lived out their lives here. We welcome submissions if you have an ancestor who was a pastor or minister at any time in this county. Email us, or write to the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1388, Canton, TX 75103.
William Aubry Smith
William Aubry Smith was born September 28, 1832. He served during the Civil War. His wife was Martha P., born April 10, 1840, died November 28, 1884. He died January 11, 1900. They are both buried at Prairie Springs Cemetery near Ben Wheeler.
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