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Susan Demaris Pulley Smiley
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1864
Tipton
Moniteau County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1941
Santa Ana
Orange County
California, USA

Susan Demaris Pulley was born to Carlos D Pulley and Sarah Ellen Carpenter. The Pulleys were pioneers in Missouri, having traveled there from Kentucky. She was the granddaughter of Lorenzo Dow Pulley and Demaris Cruse.

Susan married James K Smiley on December 1, 1881 in Cooper County. The wedding was memorable due to a fox hunt that interrupted the ceremony, and was mentioned in the Tipton Times on Dec 13,1881.

James and Susan had 4 children, Grover, Delah, Walter and Kate. In 1900 the family is listed as living in Lawrence County, MO but by 1910 they had divorced and Susan is listed in the 1910 census in Whitman County, WA. as the wife of Charles Sinclair.

Kate married prior to 1917 and eventually settled in Oakland , California. She later moved to the Los Angeles area. Grover married and eventually settled in Pasadena, California.

Susan was visiting Grover's family when she passed away. It is not known at this time what her correct marital status was at the time of her death. Her death certificate and cemetery records list her as Susan Smiley.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Carlos D Pulley (1835 - 1905)
  Sarah Ellen Carpenter Pulley (1841 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  James K. Smiley (1854 - 1935)
 
 Children:
  Grover Carlos Smiley (1887 - 1960)*
  Delia May Smiley Givler (1890 - 1965)*
  Walter James Smiley (1892 - 1956)*
  Kate Elizabeth Smiley Matson (1895 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Cordelia Ann Pulley Yancey (1862 - 1933)*
  Susan Demaris Pulley Smiley (1864 - 1941)
  Stephen C. Pulley (1869 - 1921)*
  Aetna Lawrence Pulley (1878 - 1951)**
  Zella Pulley (1880 - 1884)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
San Gabriel Cemetery
San Gabriel
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Block S, Lot 259, Grave 1
 
Created by: MichelleW
Record added: May 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10970215
Susan Demaris <i>Pulley</i> Smiley
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Susan Demaris <i>Pulley</i> Smiley
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