Jessie Emily Whithers1

F, #2480, b. 29 November 1894, d. 30 April 1978
     Jessie Emily Whithers was born on 29 November 1894 at Texas.2 She married Jesse Lee Smyly, son of Samuel Bronson Smyly Sr. and Ida Desdemonia Freeman, on 24 December 1913 at Jasper County, Texas.3,2 She died from a cerebral vascular accident at 5:35 am on 30 April 1978 at Silsbee Doctors Hospital, Briarwood Lane @ Old Highway 418, Silsbee, Hardin County, Texas, at age 83 years, 5 months and 1 day.4 She was buried on 1 May 1978 at Resthaven Cemetery, Silsbee, Hardin County, Texas.5

Children of Jessie Emily Whithers and Jesse Lee Smyly


  1. [S959] Cecil Lee Smyly, Texas Department of Health-Death Certificate.
  2. [S97] Buckmaster, Holmes, Lanier & Thurber Family Tree, online
  3. [S957] Vivian Cogbid, Jim Folsom, Versie Truett, One Hundred Years of Jasper County Marriages 1849-1949, p. 195.
  4. [S391] Texas Death Index, online
  5. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 43496451 - Jessie Emily Smyly.
  6. [S1323] Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932, online, Name:     Jessie Faye Smyly
    Birth Date:     12 Feb 1921
    Birth Place:     Buna, Jasper, Texas, USA.
  7. [S1422] Death Records, U. S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Name:     Jessie Faye Smyly
    [Jessie Fay Townsend]
    [Faye Townsend]
    [Fay Townsend]
    SSN:     464181801
    Gender:     Female
    Race:     White
    Birth Date:     12 Feb 1921
    Birth Place:     Buna, Texas
    [Buna Jasper, Texas]
    Father Name:     Jessie L Smyly
    Mother Name:     Jessie E Withers
    Death Date:     12 Oct 2005
    Type of Claim:     Original SSN.
    Notes:     Dec 1938: Name listed as JESSIE FAYE SMYLY; May 1963: Name listed as JESSIE FAY TOWNSEND; May 1968: Name listed as FAYE SMY TOWNSEND; 30 Mar 1992: Name listed as FAY S TOWNSEND; 22 Oct 2005: Name listed as FAYE S TOWNSEND.