John Franklin Smyly1

M, #2452, b. 4 September 1886, d. 20 December 1963
Relationship
1st cousin 1 time removed of Joseph Wayne Peery
     John Franklin Smyly was born on 4 September 1886 at Colmesneil, Tyler County, Texas.2,3,4,5 He was the son of Samuel Bronson Smyly Sr. and Ida Desdemonia Freeman.2,4,5 He appeared as a son on the census of 22 June 1900 in the household of Samuel Bronson Smyly Sr. and Ida Desdemonia Freeman at Pct 7, Mobile, Tyler County, Texas.4 He was employed as a farm laborer on 22 June 1900 at Pct 7, Mobile, Tyler County, Texas.4 He appeared as a son on the census of 28 April 1910 in the household of Ida Desdemonia Smyly at Pct 5, Call, Newton County, Texas.6 He was employed as a laborer at a planing mill on 28 April 1910 at Pct 5, Call, Newton County, Texas.6 He was a veteran serving as a Private during World War I circa 1918.3,2 He married Gertrude Glenn on 8 February 1920 at Jasper County, Texas.7 He married Julia B. Cooper, daughter of William J. Brown and Beulah May Knighten, on 27 June 1928 at Jasper County, Texas.7 He and Julia Ann Smyly were divorced circa 1950.2 He was retired as a farmer in 1963 at Spring Hill Road, Jasper County, Texas.3 He died from a cerebral vascular accident at 9:05 am on 20 December 1963 after a ten year stay at Montgomery County Home for Aged, Conroe, Montgomery County, Texas, at age 77 years, 3 months and 16 days.2,1,3,5 He was buried at Zion Hill Cemetery, Highway 96, Zion Hill, Jasper County, Texas.2,3,5,8

Family: John Franklin Smyly and Gertrude Glenn

Family: John Franklin Smyly and Julia Ann Brown

Citations

  1. [S391] Texas Death Index, online www.ancestry.com.
  2. [S962] John Franklin Smyly, Texas Department of Health-Death Certificate.
  3. [S810] Johnnie F. Smyly, Cemetery Marker, Zion Hill Cemetery, Highway 96, Zion Hill, Jasper County, Texas.
  4. [S135] 22 Jun 1900, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T623_1674, P10B.
  5. [S97] Buckmaster, Holmes, Lanier & Thurber Family Tree, online www.ancestry.com.
  6. [S963] 28 Apr 1910, United States Federal Census, [database on-line], Provo, Utah County, Utah, Roll: T624_1581, Image 798, P15A.
  7. [S957] Vivian Cogbid, Jim Folsom, Versie Truett, One Hundred Years of Jasper County Marriages 1849-1949, p. 195.
  8. [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 19261194 - John Franklin "Johnny" Smyly.