Ada Smith, known as the entertainer "Bricktop" was born on 8/14/1894 in Alderson, Greenbrier County, West Virginia.
I have been told that the Greenbrier Historical Society in Lewisburg, W.V. has a lot of information about "Bricktop".
BRICKTOP by Bricktop with James Hoskins, Altheneum Press
See Moore-Boone Family History by B. Dickerson Murapas