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Jefferson David Smith

Male 1881 - 1930  (49 years)


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  • Name Jefferson David Smith 
    Nickname Jeff 
    Born 14 Mar 1881  Plantersville, Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bible of Henry Osborn Smith.
    Bible of Henry Osborn Smith.
    Contains the births and deaths of Henry, his wife, Deborah Jones and their children.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wilmar PO, Saline twp, ED 77, p 5A, dwelling/family 93/94; reads, writes, and speaks English; carriager rider in a mill; enumerated 5 Jun 1900 by Samuel O'Henry. 
    1900 Census for Drew County, Arkansas, Saline Township, Sheet 5A
    1900 Census for Drew County, Arkansas, Saline Township, Sheet 5A
    Smith, Henry O...Head...56...Jul 1843...married 33 yrs
    _____, Debora....wife...55...Jan 1845...married 33 yrs, 8/10 children living
    _____, Frank B...son....21...Nov 1878
    _____, Jeff......son....19...Mar 1881
    _____, Dock......son ...11...Nov 1888
    Occupation 1900  Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    worked in a Mill 
    Census 1910  Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Saline twp, Wilmar town, ED 53, p 3A, dwelling/family 63/64; laborer in lumber mill; married 9 yrs; reads, writes and speaks English 
    1910 Census for Drew County, Arkansas, Saline Township, Sheet 3A
    1910 Census for Drew County, Arkansas, Saline Township, Sheet 3A
    Smith, Jeff.........Head...29...marr 9 yrs....laborer in lumber mill
    _____, Mary Ellen...wife...25...marr 9 yrs, 1/1 child living
    _____, Eddy M.......dau.... 7
    Census 1920  Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Saline twp, Wilmar, ED 61, p 2A, dwelling/family 31/32, Millwright in lumber mill, rents home; reads, writes, and speaks English; lived on Trant Street in Wilmar. 
    1920 Census for Drew County, Arkansas, Saline Township, Sheet 3A
    1920 Census for Drew County, Arkansas, Saline Township, Sheet 3A
    Smith, Jeff...Head...38....millwright in saw mill
    _____, Ella...wife...35
    _____, Eddy...dau....17
    Census 1930  Pike Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Clark twp, Glenwood, ED 4, p 12A, dwelling/family 260/282; Foreman in Saw mill; reads, writes and speaks English; rents home for $15, enumerated 15 Apr 1930.  
    1930 Census for Pike County, Arkansas, Clark Township, Sheet 12A
    1930 Census for Pike County, Arkansas, Clark Township, Sheet 12A
    Smith, Jeff D...Head...49...foreman in saw mill
    _____, Ella.....wife...45
    Died 25 Aug 1930  Pike City, Pike Co, Arkansas, USSA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Jefferson David Smith, age 49 years, died at his home here Monday morning, August 25th at 7:45. Mr. Smith was born at Rock Springs, in Drew County, March 14th, 1881, and grew up to manhood in that community. He was married to Miss Ella Jorden October 30, 1901. Surviving him are his widow and one daughter, Mrs. Pennix Thrash of Rosboro; three brothers, Dock Smith of Rosboro, Robert Smith of Dermott and Frank Smith of Wilmar. Funeral services were held in the Methodist Church Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock in charge of the Rev. J.H. Cummins and Rev. D.W. Bolton. Mr. Smith had made his home in Glenwood for several years and the beautiful floral offerings were a silent testimony of the many friendships formed.
    Buried 26 Aug 1930  Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Pike Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jefferson David Smith
    Jefferson David Smith
    Husband of Mary Ella Jordan. Jeff was the son of Henry Osborn & Deborah (Jones) Smith.
    Person ID I311  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2019 

    Father Henry Osborn Smith,   b. 12 Jul 1843, Cherokee Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1909, Wilmar, Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Deborah Jones,   b. 17 Jan 1845, Salacoa, Cherokee Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1909, Wilmar, Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1867  Cherokee Co, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ella Jordan,   b. 24 Oct 1884, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1980, Glenwood, Pike Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Children 
     1. Eddie Mae Smith,   b. 22 Sep 1902, Wilmar, Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 2001, Hot Springs, Garland Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Wilmar PO, Saline twp, ED 77, p 5A, dwelling/family 93/94; reads, writes, and speaks English; carriager rider in a mill; enumerated 5 Jun 1900 by Samuel O'Henry. - 1900 - Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - worked in a Mill - 1900 - Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Saline twp, Wilmar town, ED 53, p 3A, dwelling/family 63/64; laborer in lumber mill; married 9 yrs; reads, writes and speaks English - 1910 - Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Saline twp, Wilmar, ED 61, p 2A, dwelling/family 31/32, Millwright in lumber mill, rents home; reads, writes, and speaks English; lived on Trant Street in Wilmar. - 1920 - Drew Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Aug 1930 - Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Pike Co, Arkansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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