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Roy Harmon Smith papers

Label
Roy Harmon Smith papers, 1902-1985
Title
Roy Harmon Smith papers
Inclusive dates
1902-1985
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1902-1985, of Roy Harmon Smith (1879-1963) of Kent, Ohio, and his daughter, Laura Smith Bemis (1906-2000) of Sun City, Arizona, containing their genealogical research on the descendants of John H. Smith (d. 1830) of Albemarle County, Virginia. There are copies and transcriptions of Bible records and family registers, census records, correspondence, deeds, genealogical charts and pedigrees, marriage records, and military records. In addition to Smith family research, there is also material on the allied families of Barret, Bemis, Bullock, Patterson, and Staples, who settled in Albemarle, Amherst, Goochland, and Louisa Counties, and Staunton, Virginia. The collection also includes a Smith family genealogy compiled by Zimri Luce Smith (1937-1994) of Saratoga Springs, New York (Box 2)
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Biographical or historical data
Roy Harmon Smith was born in Staunton, Virginia on 19 February 1879. He was the son of James Wickliffe Smith (1846-1909) and Laura Eudora Staples (1852-1903). He married Jessie Duncan Munro (1879-1958) on 4 April 1904. They later moved to Kent, Ohio, where he was chairman of the board of Lamson & Sessions in Cleveland. Roy H. Smith died in Kent in October 1963. His daughter, Laura Jessie Smith was born in Waterbury, Connecticut on 26 January 1906. She married Henry Pointer Bemis (1905-1994) on 15 June 1931 in Kent. Laura Smith Bemis died in Tucson, Arizona on 14 May 2000.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Roy Harmon Smith papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.625
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Rogers, Martha
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001693989
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (2 boxes)

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