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John Smith

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  • Name John Smith 
    Nickname Potato John 
    Born 31 Dec 1830  Graves Co.,KY, Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Nov 1897  Carlisle Co.,KY, Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bardwell Cemetery, Bardwell, Carlisle, KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I15316  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    Smith DNA GRP-R-M269-139 Smith Branch: Samuel Smith b 1797 KY m Elizabeth Thornton (Kit# 3439****/YDNA))
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    Father Samuel Smith,   b. 1797, KY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1850, Graves,KY,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Thornton,   b. 1801,   d. 1870  (Age 69 years) 
    Census (Family) 1850  District 2, Graves Co KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5943  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Cargill,   b. 1833,   d. 15 May 1906, Paducah,McCraken Co,Kentucky, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1853  Graves Co. KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1870  Columbus District 8, Ballard Co, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1880  Ballard Co, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Daniel Henry Smith,   b. 1857, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1945, Memphis, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Documents
    John Smith/Elizabeth Cargill Marriage Record
Graves Co KY
    John Smith/Elizabeth Cargill Marriage Record Graves Co KY
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F5770  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Dec 1830 - Graves Co.,KY, Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jan 1853 - Graves Co. KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - John Smith 40 b c 1830 KY Elisabeth Smith 37 Danniel Smith 12 Samuel Smith 11 Thomas Smith 9 Jimmie Smith 5 Fannie Smith 3 - 1870 - Columbus District 8, Ballard Co, KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - John Smith 50 b c 1830 KY KY KY E L Smith 48 Frank T Smith 19 J A Smith 16 F P Smith 9 R L Smith 13 - 1880 - Ballard Co, KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Nov 1897 - Carlisle Co.,KY, Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bardwell Cemetery, Bardwell, Carlisle, KY, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • A WELL KNOWN CHARACTER GONE.
      'Potato John' Smith Dies at Arlington.
      Was the Last of a Large Family,Leaves Several Children.
      John Smith, of near Arlington, Carlisle county, Kentucky died of typhoid pneumonia yesterday, at 11:45 am, at the latter place. His age was about 67 years, He was born December 31, 1830, in Graves county, six miles cast of Mayfield.
      His father. Sam Smith, was one of the pioneers of Graves county. The deceased was the last of sixteen children.
      He was a brother of Amos Smith, a prominent tobacco man of
      Mayfield, who died a few years ago.
      The deceased became a Mason as soon as he reached his twenty-first birthday.
      He leaves a wife and six children,five sons, Daniel Smith, of Missouri ;S. M. Smith, of Paducah; J. T.Smith, of Tyler, Tex., James A.Smith, of Carlisle and J. P. Smith, of Bandana, and one daughter, Mrs. R.M. Jerrell, of Ballard, and sixteen grand children.
      He was a consistent member of the Baptist church, and was called by his friends "Potato John" because
      he raised so many potatoes. He was a good citizen, a man whose word was his bond.
      Paducah Daily Sun
      November 26 1897