Emily Alice <I>Vandall</I> Smith

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Emily Alice Vandall Smith

Fayette County, West Virginia, USA
Death 2 Jan 1905 (aged 40)
Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Abraham, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 21382216 · View Source
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Emily Alice Vandall and George Washington Smith Jr. married on Dec. 18, 1881, in Raleigh County, W.Va.

Emily was born Oct. 18, 1864, in Fayette County, W.Va., a daughter of Joseph Dan (Joel) Vandall (Jan. 20, 1824/February 1901) and Elizabeth "Betty" Fox (born March 1825). Mr. Vandall was was a Confederate Soldier in 60th Virginia Infantry Company B, according to family historian David Smith. The family name has also been spelled Vandle.

Emily died on Jan. 2, 1905, near Pear in Raleigh County. The cause of death was "interstitial nephritis." She had tuberculosis.

Emily and George Jr. had nine children: Bertha Jane Smith Surbaugh, Bessie Smith Arthur, Glenville E. Smith, Wayne Smith, Arthur Jackson Smith, Ada Smith Martin, Ola Ernest "Oley" Smith, Charles Ota (C.O., "Smitty") Smith Sr., and Emily Mae Smith Hutchinson.

George Jr. and second wife Emma Catherine Biars had seven children: Kay Golda Smith Fox, Pearl Lora Smith Gwinn, Eda Flora "Edie" Smith Ellison, Earl George Smith, Everett Abraham Smith, Carl Eugene Smith and Ernest Sidney Smith.

George's last surviving child, Mrs. Fox, died at age 99 in June 2009.

Death record at West Virginia Vital Research Records online - http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcdetail.aspx?Id=4981950

Photos and more information on the Smith and Biars families are online at http://wva.homestead.com
Added: May. 31, 2009


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  • Maintained by: E.M. Smith
  • Originally Created by: Barb
  • Added: 5 Sep 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 21382216
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emily Alice Vandall Smith (18 Oct 1864–2 Jan 1905), Find a Grave Memorial no. 21382216, citing New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Abraham, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by E.M. Smith (contributor 47134804) .