James William Smythers

23 February 1874–7 September 1946 (Age 72)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of James William

When James William Smythers was born on 23 February 1874, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, William Anderson Smythers, was 32 and his mother, Susan Elizabeth Davis, was 31. He married Lelah Victoria Caudle on 20 October 1898, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sulphur Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, United States for about 30 years and Sulphur Springs Magisterial District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 7 September 1946, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Smythers Cemetery, Woodlawn, Carroll, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William Smythers
1874–1946
Lelah Victoria Caudle
1876–1954
Marriage: 20 October 1898
William Anderson Smythers
1900–1967
Alice Rosetta Smythers
1901–1973
Henry Richard Smythers
1902–1988
Stephen Mcneely Smythers
1904–1983
Nettie Samantha Smythers
1907–1968
James Delbert Smythers
1908–1982
Robert O Smythers
1910–1911
Ila Bell Smythers
1913–1977
Stelar Hazel Smythers
1914–1919
Sidney W Smythers
1915–2011
Garland Edgar Smythers
1918–2012

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 October 1898
Carroll, Virginia, United States
children

(11)

    William Anderson Smythers

    Male1900–1967Male

    Female1901–1973Female

    Male1902–1988Male

    Stephen Mcneely Smythers

    Male1904–1983Male

    Nettie Samantha Smythers

    Female1907–1968Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Anderson Smythers

    Male1841–1921Male

    Susan Elizabeth Davis

    Female1842–1893Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1866–1948Female

    Henry Colombus Smythers

    Male1869–1928Male

    Stephen Davis Smythers

    Male1871–1886Male

    Male1874–1946Male

    Mary Adeline Smythers

    Female1878–1893Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 20

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Smithers .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James W Smythers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James W Smythers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James W Smythers, "United States Census, 1920"

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