Lera Cleo Childers

F, #2412, b. 26 June 1907, d. 20 April 1992
     Lera Cleo Childers was born on 26 June 1907 at Johnson County, Texas.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Joseph Thomas Childers and Mintie R. Hancock.4 She appeared as a daughter on the census of 7 May 1910 in the household of Joseph T. Childers and Mintie R. Childers at New Alvarado Road, Johnson County, Texas.5 She appeared as a daughter on the census of 2 January 1920 in the household of Joe T. Childers and Mintie R. Childers at Pct 5, Jasper County, Texas.6 She married Samuel Bronson Smyly Jr., son of Samuel Bronson Smyly Sr. and Ida Desdemonia Freeman, circa 1923.3 She appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at Pct 5, Roganville, Jasper County, Texas, in the household of her husband Sam Smyly.7 Her Social Security Number was 463-32-0569 issued before 1951 at Texas.8 She became a widow upon the death of her husband, Samuel Bronson Smyly Jr., on 17 February 1975 at Mary Dickerson Hospital, Jasper, Jasper County, Texas.9,1,3 She was a retired self-employed jeweler at Jasper, Jasper County, Texas.10 She died at her home on 20 April 1992 at Jasper, Jasper County, Texas, at age 84 years, 9 months and 25 days.10,8,1,11 She was buried on 21 April 1992 on row 21, at Jasper City Cemetery, Main Street, Jasper, Jasper County, Texas.10,1,12,13

Children of Lera Cleo Childers and Samuel Bronson Smyly Jr.

Citations

  1. [S403] Sam and Lera Smyly, Cemetery Marker, Jasper City Cemetery, Main Street, Jasper, Jasper County, Texas.
  2. [S1323] Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     Joe Catherine Smyly
    Birth Date:     10 Nov 1927
    Gender:     Female
    Birth Place:     Roganville, Jasper, Texas, USA
    Father:     Sam Bronson Smyly
    Father Birth Place:     Tyler County, Texas
    Mother:     Lera Cles Childers
    Mother Birth Place:     Johnson County, Texas
    Mother Residence:     Roganville, Texas.
  3. [S97] Buckmaster, Holmes, Lanier & Thurber Family Tree, online www.ancestry.com.
  4. [S392] OneWorldTree(sm), online http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/trees/owt/
  5. [S919] 07 May 1910, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T624_1569, Image 41, P12A.
  6. [S881] 02 Jan 1920, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T625_1821, Image 793, P1A.
  7. [S966] 17 Apr 1930, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: 2361, Image 586.0, P4B.
  8. [S20] Death Records, SSDI Search Results.
  9. [S955] Sam Bronson Smyly, Texas Department of Health-Death Certificate.
  10. [S972] The Beaumont Enterprise, Obituary, Lera Childers Smyly, (21 Apr 1992).
  11. [S910] Dianne Pace, The Cemeteries of Jasper County, Texas, Volume 1.
  12. [S910] Dianne Pace, The Cemeteries of Jasper County, Texas, Volume 1, p. 362.
  13. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 138751335 - Lera Cleo Childers Smyly.
  14. [S1323] Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     Jack Dudley Smyly
    Birth Date:     21 Feb 1924
    Gender:     Male
    Birth Place:     Roganville, Jasper, Texas, USA
    Father:     Sam B Smyly
    Father Birth Place:     Tyler County, Texas
    Mother:     Lera Childers
    Mother Birth Place:     Jasper County, Texas
    Mother Residence:     Roganville, Texas.
  15. [S1293] Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     Jack Dudley Smyly
    Birth Date:     21 Feb 1924
    Birth Place:     Texas
    Gender:     Male
    Race:     Caucasian (White)
    Residence:     Woodville, Tyler, Texas
    Spouse:     Eloise Brown
    Father:     Sam Smyly
    Mother:     Lera Childress
    Age at Death:     58
    Death Date:     20 Apr 1982
    Death Place:     Woodville, Tyler, Texas, USA.
  16. [S1323] Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     Dorris Jean Smyly
    Birth Date:     4 Aug 1926
    Gender:     Female
    Birth Place:     Roganville, Jasper, Texas, USA
    Father:     Sam B Smyly
    Father Birth Place:     Tyler County, Texas
    Mother:     Lera Childers
    Mother Birth Place:     Jasper County, Texas
    Mother Residence:     Roganville, Texas.
  17. [S314] Texas, Birth Index, 1903-1997, online search.ancestry.com.
  18. [S1138] The Beaumont Enterprise, Obituaries, The Beaumont Enterprise, Beaumont, TX, Obituary, Jo Kathryn Steele, published in The Beaumont Enterprise on 16 Nov 2014, viewed at www.beaumontenterprise.com on 18 Nov 2014.
  19. [S1323] Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932, online search.ancestry.com, Name:     Myra Louise Smyly
    Birth Date:     4 May 1929
    Birth Place:     Precinct 5, Jasper, Texas, USA
    Father:     Samuel Bronson Smyly
    Mother:     Lera Cleo Childers.