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Ola Ernest "Oley" Smith
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1894
Death: Nov. 7, 1974

Ola Ernest "Oley" Smith was born 4 Feb 1894 at Abraham, Raleigh County, W.Va., a son of George Washington Smith Jr. and wife Emily Alice Vandall. He died 7 Nov 1974 in a local hospital after a long illness.

At the time of his death, Mr. Smith was a resident of Danese, W.Va. He was a retired Chesapeake and Ohio Railway conductor, a member of the New Salem Baptist Church, Abraham, and a member of Laurel Masonic Lodge No. 104.

Among his survivors were his wife Nellie Kincaid Smith, two sons and four daughters.

(Source: Ola Smith's Funeral Set, 9 Nov 1974, Page 11, and Ola E. Smith, Page 3, Post-Herald/Raleigh Register, Beckley, W.Va., combined weekend edition.) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Washington Smith (1860 - 1940)
  Emily Alice Vandall Smith (1864 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Nellie Kincaid Smith (1896 - 1992)
 
 Children:
  Charles Ernest Smith (1923 - 1923)*
  Oley Arnold Smith (1925 - 1999)*
  Harley Sherman Smith (1933 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bertha Jane Smith Surbaugh (1882 - 1941)*
  Bessie Smith Arthur (1884 - 1955)*
  Glenville Everett Smith (1886 - 1952)*
  Wayne Smith (1888 - 1911)*
  Arthur Jackson Smith (1890 - 1956)*
  Ida Smith Martin (1892 - 1970)*
  Ola Ernest Smith (1894 - 1974)
  Charles Ota Smith (1897 - 1978)*
  Emily Mae Smith Hutchison (1902 - 1952)*
  Katherine Golda Smith Fox (1909 - 2009)**
  Pearl Lora Smith Gwinn (1910 - 1962)**
  Eda Flora Smith Ellison (1912 - 2003)**
  Earl George Smith (1914 - 1986)**
  Carl Eugene Smith (1916 - 1995)**
  Everett Abraham Smith (1918 - 2003)**
  Ernest Sidney Smith (1919 - 1978)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery
Abraham
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: E.M. Smith
Originally Created by: Barb
Record added: Sep 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21382797
Ola Ernest Oley Smith
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Ola Ernest Oley Smith
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Ola Ernest Oley Smith
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Grandson of Joseph Dan Vandall 60th Virginia Infantry Confederate Soldier
- SCV Stonewall Jackson Camp 201
 Added: Mar. 23, 2011
My grandfather
- David Smith
 Added: Mar. 10, 2011
Veteran of WW1
- David Smith
 Added: Mar. 10, 2011
 
 
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