George Emery Smith was born on 9 Dec 1858. He passed away on 28 Aug 1940.
"North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FP24-NBL : 17 July 2017), George Emery Smith, 28 Aug 1940; citing Cabarrus Co., North Carolina, fn 2210 pg383 cn8, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,943,188.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 06 September 2019), memorial page for George Emery Smith (9 Dec 1858–27 Aug 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90344515, citing Rocky Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery, Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by TMcManaway (contributor 47226355) .