James Edward Smyth or Smith

Male31 March 1885–1 December 1971

Brief Life History 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 United States in 1949 and Irvine, Estill, Kentucky, United States in 1950. He died on 1 December 1971, in Ravenna, Estill, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Irvine, Estill, Kentucky, United States.

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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

Sources (27)

  • James Smythe, "United States 1950 Census"
  • James E. Smyth, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • James Edward Smyth, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 May 1907Estill, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +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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