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== Biography ==
== Biography ==
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Paul was born in 1912. He passed away in 1997.
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Paul Russell Smith was born 1 September 1912 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA.
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He was the son of Marvin Smith (31) and Carrie Ellen Brumfield (27).
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His father had been born in Bedford County, was white, and worked as a farmer.
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His mother has been born in Pittsylvania County, was white, worked as a housewife.
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They lived in Pittsylvania County.
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Paul was the third child born to Carrie.
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<ref>"Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVYK-L1HC : 20 August 2018), Paul Russel Smith, 01 Sep 1912; from Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : n.d.); citing , Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, certificate 12173, Library of Virginia, Richmond.</ref>
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He had two older brothers Henry Reese Smith and Fred Smith.
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On 3 Nov 1914, his brother Fred Smith (5) died.
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On 17 Apr 1915, his brother Roy Padget Smith was born in Pittsylvania County.
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In 1916, his sister Hazel M Smith was born in Virginia.
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On 5 May 1918, his sister Eva Mae Smith was born in Virginia.
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===1920s===
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In 1920, Paul R Smith (7) lived in Staunton River magisterial district, Pittsylvania county with his father Marvin (39), mother Carrie E (36), older brother Reese (12), younger brother Roy P (4), and younger sisters Hazel M (3) and Eva M (1).
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<ref>"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJNR-NQW : accessed 9 September 2019), Paul R Smith in household of Marvin Smith, Staunton River, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States; citing ED 162, sheet 13B, line 78, family 31, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1904; FHL microfilm 1,821,904.</ref>
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On 11 Oct 1921, his sister Julia Ellen Smith was born in Virginia.
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About 1927, his sister Ella S Smith was born in Virginia.
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===1930s===
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In 1930, Paul R Smith (17) lived in Staunton River magisterial district with his father Marvin (49), mother Carrie E (46), older brother H Reese (22), younger brother Roy P (15), and younger sisters Hazel M (13), Ever M (11), Julia E (8), and Ella S (3).
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<ref>"United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:CFJN-PMM : accessed 9 September 2019), Paul R Smith in household of Marvin Smith, Staunton River, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 23, sheet 19B, line 90, family 227, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2454; FHL microfilm 2,342,188.</ref>
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On 5 Jul 1938, Paul Russell Smith (28) married Margaret Witt (38) in Alexandria, Virginia.
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Paul was white, single, worked as a mechanic, lived in Roanoke, born in Pittsylvania County, and the son of Marvin and Carrie Brumfield Smith.
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Margaret was white, single, lived at 806 F Street NE in Washington DC, born in Bristol, Virginia, and the daughter of John D and Mollie DePrato Witt.
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They were married by Herman Friedlander, of the Justice of the Peace.
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<ref>"Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9V-69WC : 10 January 2019), Paul Russell Smith and Margaret Witt, 05 Jul 1938; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing Alexandria, , Virginia, United States, certificate 14529, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.</ref>
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On 22 Dec 1938, his brother Roy Smith married Menia Ma Ashworth.
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===1940s===
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On 16 Jun 1948, his sister Julia Smith married Felix J Borum.
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On 8 Oct 1949, his sister Eva M Smith (31) married Bennie C Bourne (40) in Gretna, Virginia.
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===1950s===
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On 20 Dec 1953, his father Marvin Smith died.
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===1960s===
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===1970s===
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On 25 Jul 1973, his brother Roy Smith (58) died.
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On 3 Nov 1973, his brother Reese Smith (66) died.
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About 1979, his mother Carrie died.
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===1980s===
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On 20 Dec 1985, Paul Russell Smith (73) married Mary Leslie Preston (77) in Clifton Forge, Virginia.
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Paul was white, widowed in Dec 1982 from his first marriage, completed 11 years of education, lived at Rt 2 Box 200 in Fincastle, Botetourt County, born 1 Sep 1912 in Virginia, and the son of Marvin and Carrie E Brumfield Smith.
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Mary was white, divorced Sep 1978 from her second marriage, finished 7 years of education, lived at 420 W Ridgeway Street in Clifton Forge, born 8 Dec 1907 in Virginia, and the daughter of Joseph C and Fannie L Abbott Peters.
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They were married by celebrant Rev John D Neely.
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<ref>"Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV13-P2Z9 : 10 January 2019), Paul Russell Smith and Mary Leslie Preston, 20 Dec 1985; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing , Clifton Forge, Virginia, United States, certificate 85-060993, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.</ref>
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===1990s===
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In 1993, his sister Hazel Davis (~76) died.
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On 20 Feb 1997, his wife M Leslie Peters Smith died.
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On 7 May 1997, Paul R Smith (85) died.
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His last place of residence was Botetourt County.
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<ref>"United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JR8W-W65 : 20 May 2014), Paul R Smith, 07 May 1997; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).</ref>
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He was buried at Daleville Cemetery in Daleville, Botetourt County.
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<ref>{{FindAGrave| 61773116 }}</ref>
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<ref>"BillionGraves Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVFF-GT9P : 24 June 2015), Paul Russell Smith, died 06 May 1997; citing BillionGraves (http://www.billiongraves.com : 2012), Burial at Dalevile, Amsterdam, Botetourt, Virginia, United States.</ref>
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<b>Obituary</b>
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<ref>Roanoke Times, The (VA) - May 8, 1997</ref>
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SMITH, Paul R., 84, of Fincastle, died Wednesday, May 7, 1997, in a local hospital. He was the son of the late Marvin Smith and Carrie Brumfield Smith of Pittsylvania County. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a diesel mechanic and worked for various firms in the Roanoke area. He was the husband of the late Leslie Peters Preston Smith. He is survived by three sisters, Eva S. Bourne and Julia S. Borum of Burkeville, and Ella S. Harrell of Victoria; one granddaughter, Barbara Franklin Williams of Ft. Myers, Fla.
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