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Ida Bell York Smith
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1878
Rabun County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1918
Rabun County
Georgia, USA


According to Ida Bell York Smith's Eastern Cherokee Application (November 1906), she states her date of birth as December 24, 1878.

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Synopsis of obituary from Tri-County Advertiser, January 1919

Mrs. Ida Bell [York] Smith, wife of James [John] "Arthur" Smith, died at their home at the Burton dam last Saturday night, December 28, [1918], and was buried Monday [December 30, 1918] at Bethel Baptist Church.

Mrs. Smith was a daughter of Mr. Andrew Jackson "Jack" York, of Clayton. Her mother, Mary Emmaline Rogers York, predeceased her to the grave some five or six years ago. Mrs. Smith had influenza; and pneumonia set up, and she lived only a few hours.

She was an industrious and hard working woman. She leaves a husband and nine children, an infant baby [Dewitt Smith] only a few months old, a father and a sister, Mrs. D.B. [Mary L. "Mollie" York] Clark and a host of friends and relatives.

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Unlinked children of John Arthur & Ida Bell York Smith:

Sybil B. Smith (~1902 - unknown)
Mrytis B. Smith (~1908 - unknown)
Thomas L. Smith (~1911 - unknown)
Andrew William Smith, Sr. (Jul. 6, 1913 - Feb. 14, 1993)
Dewit Smith (~1917 - unknown)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Andrew Jackson York (1851 - 1937)
  Mary Emeline Rogers York (1856 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  John Arthur Smith (1858 - 1938)*
 
 Children:
  Delphia Jane Smith Beck (1902 - 1994)*
  Ward Washington Smith (1903 - 1935)*
  Trilby Pauline Smith Rigsby (1905 - ____)*
  Andrew William Smith (1913 - 1993)*
  Andrew William Smith (1913 - 1993)*
  Osmyn Arthur Smith (1915 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary L. York Clark (1872 - ____)*
  George Washington York (1875 - 1915)*
  Ida Bell York Smith (1878 - 1918)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

The upright, double granite marker is inscribed:

"SMITH," centered about half-way down. Below this and to the left is:

J. ARTHUR
1858 - 1938

and to the right:

IDA BELL
1878 - 1918

 
Burial:
Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
Rabun County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Cherokee Rose
Originally Created by: Tombstoner
Record added: Feb 02, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10419804
Ida Bell <i>York</i> Smith
Added by: Larry Schwartzman Sr.
 
Ida Bell <i>York</i> Smith
Cemetery Photo
Added by: John L. Mathis
 
 
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