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Allie (Bishop) Smelser (1903 - 1967)

Allie Smelser formerly Bishop
Born in Roanoke, Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 64 in Roanoke, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Sep 2009
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Allie “Lee” Bishop Smelser BIRTH 12 May 1903 Bedford County, Virginia, USA DEATH 22 Jun 1967 (aged 64) Roanoke City, Virginia, USA BURIAL Bonsack Cemetery Bonsack, Roanoke County, Virginia, USA

Parents George Rufus Bishop 1880–1947 / Minnie Vera Snodgrass 1878–1942

Annie married George Nathan Smelser (1894-1957).


  1. James Randolph Smelser 1920–1977
  2. Robert Lee Smelser 1923–1959
  3. Ward Rufus Smelser 1925–2004
  4. Hilda Marie Smelser Ferguson 1931–2013
  5. Linda J Smelser Peterson 1943–2012


  • "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 August 2019), Allie Or Lee Bishop Smelser, 22 Jun 1967; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry ( : 2012); citing Roanoke, , Virginia, United States, entry #, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 6 February 2020), Ellie Smelser in household of George Smelser, Big Lick Magisterial District, Roanoke, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 81-5, sheet 6B, line 69, family 114, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 4288.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 February 2021), Allie L Bishop in household of George R Bishop, Amsterdam, Botetourt, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 53, sheet 15A, family 260, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1622; FHL microfilm 1,375,635.
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 15 February 2021), memorial page for Allie “Lee” Bishop Smelser (12 May 1903–22 Jun 1967), Find A Grave: Memorial #60281448, citing Bonsack Cemetery, Bonsack, Roanoke County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Karen (contributor 47341243) .

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