James Edward Smyth or Smith

31 March 1885–1 December 1971 (Age 86)
Furnace, Estill, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of James Edward

When James Edward Smyth or Smith was born on 31 March 1885, in Furnace, Estill, Kentucky, United States, his father, Henry Preston Smyth, was 29 and his mother, Julia Ann Abney, was 26. He married Mary Ellen Ginter on 22 May 1907, in Estill, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Pitts, Estill, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Estill, Kentucky, United States for about 5 years. He died on 1 December 1971, in Ravenna, Estill, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

James Edward Smyth or Smith
Mary Ellen Ginter
Marriage: 22 May 1907
Troy Smyth
Everee Smyth
Rubie Smyth
Beatrice Smyth
Darine Smyth
Roy Smith
Susie Smyth
Gardener Smyth
Carl Smyth
Frank Smyth
Dewey Smyth
Bonnie Jean Smyth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 May 1907Estill, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1892 · The Radio is invented
    Age 7
    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 23
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Ronan, Aidan, Brigid, Conor, Eoin, Malachy, Paddy.English: variant of Smith . This form of the surname is particularly common Ireland.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (19)

    • Jim Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
    • James E Smyth in entry for Earl Dixon and Ruby Smyth, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • <Unknown> in entry for Mary Ellen Smyth, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

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