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 Jesse Ernest Smith

Jesse Ernest Smith

Birth
Appanoose County, Iowa, USA
Death 13 Aug 1961 (aged 87)
Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Burial Moravia, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 79572773 · View Source
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Jesse Ernest Smith and Bulah Elswick were married in Moravia,Iowa on Dec.11,1920. Jess was first to Mary E. Platt about the late 1890's, but this marriage did not last very long. He then married Anna Magdoline Broshar some time before 1900 and their fist son, Leo Scott, was born on Sep.15, 1900. Anna had a daughter by a previous marriage named, Neoma Steele, who Jess later adopted. They had 2 more sons: Leonard Broschar b. Jan.6,1907; and Lester Leroy b. Dec.9, 1909.

Anna fell victim to the flu pandemic of 1918 and died. Then about two years later Jess married Bulah and they were the parents of 3 more boys: Jesse Ernest Jr. b. Oct.19,1924; Pearl Eugene b. Nov.18,1931; and Carol Dean b. Apr.27,1935 who is the last living member of the children.



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  • Maintained by: Skip Smith
  • Originally Created by: Angela Snyder
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79572773
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Ernest Smith (16 Mar 1874–13 Aug 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79572773, citing Hillcrest Cemetery, Moravia, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Skip Smith (contributor 48754801) .