James Huling Smith

Male 1931 - 1999  (68 years)


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  • Name James Huling Smith  [1, 2, 3
    Born 17 Feb 1931  Kingston U S, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Sep 1999  Devine, Medina, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Age 68 years 
    Buried San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Frederick Bently Smith,   b. 25 Jan 1904, Edwaleni, Natal, South Africa, Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1981, Lakeland, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  (Father) 
    Agnes Shook,   b. 30 Aug 1900, Kingston, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1984, Ashville, NY 14710 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I25062  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Frederick Bently Smith,   b. 25 Jan 1904, Edwaleni, Natal, South Africa, Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1981, Lakeland, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Other Partners: Grace Rice  m. 5 Jul 1963  
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Agnes Shook,   b. 30 Aug 1900, Kingston, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1984, Ashville, NY 14710 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 21 Jun 1926  North Chili, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9054  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Veve Arden Marie Guay,   b. 16 Nov 1934, Syracuse, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 2008  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1952 
    Children 
    Married: 2x1. John Frederick Smith,   b. 30 Jun 1954,   d. 17 Jul 2009  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
    Gail E. Klebs  m. 22 Nov 1975;   Margie Ann Leonard  m. 28 Dec 1978
     2. Robert Van Smith Macon
     3. William Wallace Smith
    Married: 2x4. Lori Sue Smith
    Married: 1x5. James Harold Smith
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F9042  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Served in the US Army in Korea. Said it was so cold there they would have to hang over the hood of a running jeep to keep warm. Jim died in his sleep abt. 10:34PM on Thursday Sept. 2, 1999 shortly after retiring, as related by his daughter-in-law, who lived in the back apr. Pronounced dead by the Devine, TX Judge, in the absents of the coroner/doctor. Burial arrangements was handled by the Hurley Funeral Home, P.O. Draw H, Devine, TX. 78061, Tel. (830) 663-4445. Jim was given a full military burial service, at which the minister related how Jim had been decorated with honors for his valor in his performance above and beyond the call of duty while serving in the Army in Korea. Interment wasin the Fort Sam Houston Cemetery, near San Antonio, TX.

  • Sources 
    1. [S839] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).

    2. [S841] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).

    3. [S842] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Kingston, Ulster, New York; Roll: T627_2794; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 56-14.