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John James Smith
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Birth: 1853
Linn County
Oregon, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1936
Pierce County
Washington, USA

John James Smith, 82, a native of Oregon, died Monday at his home, 3595 South G street. He was the son of Isaac Newton Smith, who crossed the plains in 1952 in a covered wagon, and grandson of "Pocahontas" Smith, a former Indian agent at Warm Springs reservation.

Born in Oregon
Mr. Smith was born in Lynn county, Ore., October 15, 1853, and was engaged in the mercantile, nursery and real estate business in various places in Oregon and Washington for many years. He was clerk of Crook county, Ore., for several years, being the only Democrat elected in that campaign.
Mr. Smith leaves his wife, Olive Forrest Smith of the home, a member of a pioneer family, who came with him from Oregon seven years ago. Also surviving are three brothers, Robert Smith of Prineville, Ore.; Eugene Smith of Arizona, and William Smith of Illinois; two sons, Newton Smith of the home and Paul Smith of Seattle; two daughters, Edith Smith of Spokane, and Mrs. Verna Wilkins of Tacoma; two grandchildren, Verne Wilkins and Martha Jean Wilkins.
Services will be held Wednesday, at 3 p.m., at the C. O. Lynn company chapel. Interment in New Tacoma cemetery.

Father Name: Isaac Newton Smith
Mother Name: Gray
Spouse Name: Olive Forrest Smith 
New Tacoma Cemetery
University Place
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Created by: NWpioneer
Record added: Mar 10, 2012
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John James Smith
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 Added: Jan. 31, 2015

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