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Mary Jane Powell Smith
Birth: Feb. 7, 1882
Greenwood
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1965
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

My great grandmother.

Mary Jane Powell was born on Tuesday, February 7, 1882 in Greenwood, Arkansas to Robert Thomas Powell and Margaret S. Baker.

She had nine siblings: Andrew Jackson Powell, Louvenia Powell Frizzell, Lucy Mae Powell Johnson, Emily Powell Marshall, Archie Monroe Powell, John Lee Powell, Jesse Thomas Powell, Bertha Viola Powell Turner Cotner and Cordie Teelie Powell Smith.

On August 9, 1900, she married James Monroe Smith in Scott County, Arkansas. They were blessed with five children: Ernest Earl Smith, Eria Bell Smith Bobbitt, Bessie Gladys Smith Wood, Loye Dorothy Smith Murphy and Zerita Aldena Smith Benthall.

She died in Houston, Harris County, Texas on Friday, December 31, 1965. She was 83 years old.

Inscription on headstone:

MARY JANE SMITH
FEB. 7, 1882 - DEC. 31, 1965
AT REST
"BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART,
FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Thomas Powell (1845 - 1912)
  Margaret S. Baker Powell (1855 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  James Monroe Smith (1872 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Ernest Earl Smith (1901 - 1983)*
  Eria Bell Smith Bobbitt (1902 - 1975)*
  Bessie Gladys Smith Wood (1905 - 1981)*
  Loye Dorothy Smith Murphy (1913 - 1986)*
  Zerita Aldena Smith Benthall (1921 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew Jackson Powell (1877 - 1941)*
  Louvenia Powell Frizzell (1879 - 1937)*
  Mary Jane Powell Smith (1882 - 1965)
  Lucy Mae Powell Johnson (1884 - 1917)*
  Emily Ann Powell Marshall (1886 - 1965)*
  Archie Monroe Powell (1888 - 1968)*
  Johnnie Lee Powell (1892 - 1960)*
  Bertha Viola Powell Cotner (1895 - 1981)*
  Jesse Thomas Powell (1895 - 1986)*
  Corda Teelie Powell Smith (1900 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Jarratt Cemetery
Jacksonville
Cherokee County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
Record added: Mar 07, 2005
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Mary Jane <i>Powell</i> Smith
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- Dominick Manella
 Added: Apr. 7, 2012

- MB
 Added: Oct. 20, 2011
In My prayers today and forever
- Dominick Manella
 Added: Oct. 18, 2011
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