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Joseph M. SMITHAM

Male 1898 - 1920  (21 years)


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  • Name Joseph M. SMITHAM  [1, 2
    Born 11 Aug 1898  Terrell, Kaufman, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Aug 1920  Waco, McLennan, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: Cerebrospinal meningitis 
    • Joseph SMITHAM died, age 21 yrs., 11 mos., 28 days, on 8 August 1920 at the Providence Sanitarium, Waco, McLennan, Texas. His residence was in Walnut Springs, Texas. Male, white, single, salesman; born 11 August 1898 in Terrell, Texas; son of N. L. SMITHAM, born England, and Ida WEBSTER, born Texas. Informant was A. C. SMITHAM, residing Walnut Springs, Texas. Buried 10 August, 1920 at Walnut Springs, Texas. Death attributed to "Cerebrospinal Meningitis; two and half days".

      "Joseph SMITHAM, age 22 years, died Sunday at a sanitarium at Waco where he had been taken for treatment. Meningitis is assigned as the cause of his death. The body was shipped to Walnut Springs Monday where funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon. Besides his parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. L. SMITHAM, of Walnut Springs, the yourn man is survived by three brothers and one sister". The Meridian Tribune, 13 August 1920.
    Buried 10 Aug 1920  Oak Grove Cemetery, Walnut Springs, Bosque, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Address:
    Walnut Springs
    Walnut Springs, Bosque, Texas
    U.S.A. 
    • Joseph M. SMITHAM, 1898 - 1920.
    Person ID I6346  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2015 

    Father Nicholas Luke SMITHAM,   b. 10 Dec 1862, Phillack, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1938, Eastland, Eastland, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Ida Obedience WEBSTER,   b. 29 Nov 1871, Marquez, Leon, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1961, Waco, McLennan, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1887  Bosque, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address 1900  Terrell, Kaufman, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address 1910  Justice, Bosque, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address Oct 1919  Walnut Springs, Bosque, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address 1920  Walnut Springs, Bosque, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address 1930  [8
    Virginia Ave., Eastland, Texas 
    Address 1938  Eastland, Eastland, Texas, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Address at the time of death of Nicholas on 26 May 1938.
    Family ID F1640  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Death certificate: Joseph Smitham
    Death certificate: Joseph Smitham
    Joseph died 8 August 1920, age 21, from meningitis.

    Headstones
    SMITHAM
    SMITHAM

    JOSEPH M
    SMITHAM

    1898 - 1920


  • Sources 
    1. [S209] Photograph.

    2. [S204] Census of U.S.A., 1910, (National Archives & Records Administration; Series T624).

    3. [S392] Vital Statistics - Texas, U.S.A.

    4. [S217] Newspaper.

    5. [S206] Census of U.S.A., 1900.

    6. [S398] Passenger List.

    7. [S213] Census of U.S.A., 1920, (National Archives & Records Administration; Series T625).

    8. [S214] Census of U.S.A., 1930, (National Archives & Records Administration; Series T626).


  

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