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Owen Shelby Smith (1896 - 1972)

Owen Shelby Smith
Born in Viola, Fulton, Arkansas, United Statesmap
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Died in Tomball, Harris, Texas, United Statesmap
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Owen was born in 1896. He is the son of George Smith and Melinda Goatcher.


Name: Owen Smith; Event Type: Census; Event Date: 1910; Event Place: Campbell, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States; Gender: Male; Age: 14; Marital Status: Single; Race: White; Relationship to Head of Household: Brother; Birth Year (Estimated): 1896; Birthplace: Arkansas; Father's Birthplace: Tennessee; Mother's Birthplace: Arkansas; Sheet Letter: A; Sheet Number: 2.

Alfred Smith Head M 31 Arkansas; Melinda M Smith Mother F 51 Arkansas; John Smith Brother M 22 Arkansas; Jesse Smith Brother M 16 Arkansas; Owen Smith Brother M 14 Arkansas; Ruby Smith Daughter F 3 Arkansas.

District: ED 80; Sheet Number and Letter: 29A; Household ID: 15; Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: T624; Affiliate Film Number: 55; GS Film Number: 1374068; Digital Folder Number: 004970233; Image Number: 00221;

Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 31 July 2019), Ruby Smith in household of Alfred Smith, Campbell, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 80, sheet 29A, family 15, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 55; FHL microfilm 1,374,068.

Name: Owen S. Smith; Birth Date: 1896; Age: 21; Spouse's Name: Maggie Cavenaugh; Spouse's Birth Date: 1897; Spouse's Age: 20; Event Date: 01 Jul 1917; Event Place: Lawrence Co., Arkansas; Spouse's Marital Status: Single.

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M74834-6; System Origin: Arkansas-EASy; GS Film number: 1290716; Reference ID: p 379.

Citing this Record: "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Owen S. Smith and Maggie Cavenaugh, 01 Jul 1917; citing Lawrence Co., Arkansas; FHL microfilm 1,290,716.

Name: Owen S Smith; Event Type: Census; Event Date: 1940; Event Place: Mertens, Justice Precinct 8, Hill, Texas, United States; Gender: Male; Age: 44; Marital Status: Married; Race: White; Relationship to Head of Household: Head; Birthplace: Arkansas; Birth Year (Estimated): 1896; Last Place of Residence: Rural, Lawrence, Arkansas.

Owen S Smith Head M 44 Arkansas; Maggie B Smith Wife F 43 Arkansas; Vance L Smith Son M 18 Arkansas; George E Smith Son M 15 Arkansas; James W Smith Son M 13 Arkansas; Charles J Smith Son M 8 Arkansas; Alfred E Smith Son M 6 Arkansas.

District: 109-38; Family Number: 43; Sheet Number and Letter: 2B; Line Number: 72; Affiliate Publication Number: T627; Affiliate Film Number: 4066; Digital Folder Number: 005456986; Image Number: 00980.

Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 July 2019), Alfred E Smith in household of Owen S Smith, Mertens, Justice Precinct 8, Hill, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 109-38, sheet 2B, line 78, family 43, 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 4066.

Find A Grave, database and images (, memorial page for Owen Shelby Smith (13 Jan 1896–31 Jan 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41986656, citing Cook-Walden Capital Parks Cemetery and Mausoleum, Pflugerville, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .

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