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Oldham Smith
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Birth: Nov. 9, 1896
Louisville
Clay County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 1921
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Smith, Oldham of R.F.D. No. 4, Springfield, died at 7 a.m. March 24, 1921, at St. John's Hospital, of complications, 24 years old. Survivors are his wife Mrs. Mary Paul Smith; the parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Smith, three brothers and five sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the residence, four miles northwest of the city, and at 2 o'clock at the West Side Christian church, Rev. Gilbert Jones officiating. Interment in Oak Ridge cemetery.

Published in the Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL) 3-25-1921

Oldham did farming work at the age of 13 and drove a truck for the Teamster's Union at the age of 23 which was his profession at the time of his death. Physical description taken from his U.S. World War I Draft Registration Card, 1917-1918: Tall with a slender build, dark blue eyes, and dark brown hair, with deformed arms. [Cont. by Sandra Taylor #47638418]


 
 
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 Parents:
  Jaynes Mayfield Smith (1858 - 1927)
  Anna Maybell Clark Smith (1861 - 1922)
 
 Siblings:
  Jennie Estella Maybell Smith Martin (1886 - 1970)*
  Maude Lola Smith Etchason (1887 - 1965)*
  Pearle Houston Smith (1890 - 1970)*
  Squire L. Smith (1892 - 1925)**
  Oldham Smith (1896 - 1921)
  Pansy Elizabeth Smith Howard (1900 - 1985)*
  V Pauline Smith Moore (1903 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 21, Sec6, 32, 5
 
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Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
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Oldham Smith
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Oldham Smith was my 1st cousin 3x removed. Rest in Peace!
- Sandra Taylor
 Added: Jun. 17, 2012
 
 
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