Martha Stuart King1

#133, (1911 - 1996)
Charts5 Generations of Descendants of Charles Bonnycastle (1796-1840)


Frederic Harrison Smith (1908 - 1980)
  • Frederic Harrison Smith6
  • James C Smith3

Life Events

BirthMartha Stuart King was born in 1911.1
Newspaper Published 23 May 1931 in the New York Times.

Newport, R.I., May 22. Captain E J King, USN, and Mrs King have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Eleanor Calvert King, to Lieutenant Edward Blackburn Hempstead, USA, attached at present to Fort Amador, Panama. Captain King and his family are on the Pacific Coast and the wedding is to be in August at Long Beach, Cal. Miss King is to have her sister, Miss Martha Stuart King, as maid of honor. The couple are to make their home in Long Beach.2
MarriageShe married Frederic Harrison Smith, son of Frederic Harrison Smith and Harriet Bonnycastle Harrison.1
1940 CensusFrederick H and Martha K Smith appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Langley Field, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, at Plumb Street. Frederick was 32, had 4 years of college education, and was born in Virginia. He was a Pilot for the US Army Air Corps, earning $3800 the previous year and also had other income. Martha was 29, had 2 years of college, and was born in Maryland. Their children were Frederick H (5, Texas) and James C (10 months, Canal Zone). In 1935, the family was in San Antonio.3 
(Widowed) DeathHer husband Frederic died on 28 May 1980.4 
DeathMartha died in 1996.1
BurialFour star general Frederic H Smith, Jr and his wife Martha Stuart King Smith were buried in Arlington National Cemetery.5
General Frederic H Smith
& his wife Martha Stuart King Smith
Last Edited17 Apr 2014


  1. Online, Arlington Cemetery Website, Gravestone of Frederic H. Smith.
  2. The New York Times, (Images viewed on, King-Hempstead engagement announcement, 23 May 1931.
  3. 1940 Federal Census for United States, Virginia, Elizabeth City County, Wythe, ED 28-18, Page 47A. Image viewed at
  4. Death Records of Texas, 1903-1982. Image of records viewed at Ancestry.
  5. Website Find A Grave (, Frederic H Smith Jr & Martha Stuart King Smith.
  6. Index to Births, Texas, 1903 - 1997, compiled by Texas Department of State Health Services , Frederic Harrison Smith Jr, 1935. Images of microfiche viewed on