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William Louis Smith

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  • Name William Louis Smith 
    Born 17 Aug 1889  Lorain Co,OH,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Mar 1930  Tupelo,Lee Co,MS,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I27359  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
    Branches/DNA Smith Branch: Willie Smith b 1889 MS m Maggie Mae Streetman((YDNA-Kit*331))
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    Father Bill Smith 
    Mother Thomason 
    Family ID F5412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maggie Mae Streetman,   b. 23 Aug 1901, Burnsville, Tishomingo County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1982, Iuka, Tishomingo County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Family C e n s u s 1920  Greenville, Washington, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Willie Robert Smith,   b. 7 Apr 1930, Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1986, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
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    Smith DNA Kit 17331
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2012 22:38:21 
    Family ID F9884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1889 - Lorain Co,OH,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFamily C e n s u s - William L Smith b c 1890 OH GER ENG flagman railroad - 1920 - Greenville, Washington, MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Mar 1930 - Tupelo,Lee Co,MS,USA Link to Google Earth
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    William Louis Smith - WW1 Draft Info.
    William Louis Smith - WW1 Draft Info.
    William Louis Smith - WW1 Draft Info. He was working for the Greenville and Columbus Railroad in Mississippi from as early as 1917 probably until at least 1927, when the great Mississippi River flood devastated the region, and we know he was on a sand bag crew under some fellow named "Hanson", since they wrote the foreman's name on the backs of their shirts during the flood, and he was wearing shirts with "Hanson" written on the back, according to my uncle James and some other of the old folks years ago who knew him. He was only 40 when he died.

  • Notes 
    • William Louis Smith - Born 17 August 1889 in Lorain Co. OH. Died March 26, 1930 in Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi. Birthdate and full name from World War 1 draft registration. 1920 census, Washington Co. MS in Greenville, father born "Germany". Mother born "England". Spoke German. Born Ohio.
    • WWI Civilian Draft Registration 1917-1918
      William Louis Smith
      b 17 Aug 1889 Lorain OH
      Lowndes MS


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