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Jacob Oliver Smith

Jacob Oliver Smith

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  • Name Jacob Oliver Smith 
    Born 17 Mar 1878  IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 May 1947  Indianapolis,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby, IN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I37587  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    Smith Branch: William Smith b c 1850 VA m Jane Davis KY (Kit# 8588****/FF/Aut)
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    Father William Smith,   b. c 1850, VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Jane Davis,   b. c 1853, KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1880  Hamilton, Jackson, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13304  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Gearhart,   b. 23 Nov 1873, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1880  Hamilton, Jackson, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 May 1899  Bartholomew Co, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1900  Wayne, Bartholomew, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1920  Shelbyville Ward 4, Shelby, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (Family) 1930  Shelbyville, Shelby, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Raymond Oliver Smith,   b. 1900, Shelbyville,Shelby Co,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 49 years)
     2. Edith Smith,   b. 10 Feb 1898, Bartholomew,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1969, Shelbyville,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Flossie Opal Smith,   b. 3 Feb 1902, Bartholomew,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1919, Shelbyville,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     4. Anna Leona Smith,   b. 17 Aug 1903, Bartholomew,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1923, Liberty,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     5. Elva Alice Smith,   b. 18 Sep 1908, Shelbyville,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1993, Shelbyville,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Nellie C Smith,   b. 2 Oct 1905, Bartholomew,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1981, Shelbyville,IN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F13305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Mar 1878 - IN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 May 1899 - Bartholomew Co, IN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - Oliver Smith 22 Susan Smith 26 Edith Smith 2 Raymond Smith 4.12 - 1900 - Wayne, Bartholomew, IN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - Oliver Smith 42 b c 1878 IN VA KY Susan S Smith 46 Raymond O smith 19 Anna L Smith 16 Nellie C Smith 14 Elva A Smith 11 - 1920 - Shelbyville Ward 4, Shelby, IN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (Family) - Oliver Smith 52 Susan Smith 56 - 1930 - Shelbyville, Shelby, IN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 May 1947 - Indianapolis,IN,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Shelby, IN, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • J. O. SMITH, 69, VETERAN, DIES

      City Resident Succumbs At Indianapolis

      Jacob Oliver "Steve" Smith, 69 year old Spanish-American war veteran, died Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Veterans hospital at Indianapolis.

      Mr. Smith's home was in the Shelby hotel.

      Born on March 17, 1878, at Courtland, Indiana, he was the son of William and Elizabeth (Davis) Smith.

      He was married on May 13, 1899, to Susan Gearhart, of Bartholomew county, and to this union six children were born, four of whom survive. Mrs. Smith preceded her husband in death in 1939. The surviving children are Mrs. Edith Perry, Mrs. Earl Martin, Mrs. Elva Oldham and Raymond Smith, all of this community. Surviving are 15 grandchildren, including Walter E. Perry, now serving with the U. S. Army in Japan, and Harold Perry, with the Marine Corps in Okinawa, and five great-grandchildren.

      Funeral rites will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. in the Loren H. Murphy funeral home, with the Rev. Clarence Hager officiating. Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery and full militaty rites will be held by the United Spanish War Veterans. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10:00 a.m. Thursday.