Sunday, June 28, 2015

Everett Andrew Smith, son of Elias William Smith

Everett Andrew, Everett Andrew Jr,
Mary Nell, & Geneva Ashby Smith
Everett Andrew Smith, son of Elias William Smithborn January 4, 1882, in Ohio County, Kentucky; died August 15, 1928; married Geneva Ashby about 1905 or 1906.

Everett Smith went to Red Bay, Alabama, when he was a young man.  This writer does not know what prompted him to go there, but in 1927 he was considered a wealthy man and was called "the father of Red Bay."  He had numerous business interests, but the chief one was a lumber business he had established.  It was headquartered in Red Bay and had branch offices and mills in three or four other small towns in Alabama.
Cousins:   Martha Mary Smith, Everett Andrew Smith Jr., 
Pearl O. Smith, & Mary Nell Smith

Mrs. Smith survived her husband by a number of years.  She was an active Daughter of the American Revolution.  In her latter years, she was the victim of crippling arthritis.

Mr. and Mrs. Smith's children were:

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