Spotlight: Joe Ben Smith

Maternal Great-Grandmother                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Family Search ID: LQRZ-XPZ
Birth Order: 1 of 3   Sex Order: 1 of 3                                                                                                                                                                                Joe Ben 27 – Donald Eugene 9 – Lillian Lorraine 3 – Kellie Jeanette 1

Joe Ben Smith   AKA: J. B.*   RIN: 27   Sex: M

Birth: 15 September 1906
Place: Chase City, Bosque, Texas, United States
Parents: Benjamin Hezekiah Smith   Age: 26   RIN: 77
               Mattie Ann Elizabeth Atchinson   Age: 22   RIN: 78
LDSBp: 9 July 1992   Age: AD
Place: JRIVE – Jordan River Utah Temple
Christened:   Age:
Place: Bosque, Texas, United States
LDSCon: Complete
LDSIni: Complete
LDSEnd: 11 July 1992   Age: AD   Temple: JRIVE – Jordan River Utah Temple
LDSS2P: 11 July 1992   Age: AD   Temple: JRIVE – Jordan River Utah Temple
               Father’s Age: AD   Mother’s Age: AD
M: 29 June 1926   Age: 19   Spouse: Coral Lorraine Bolton   Age: 18   RIN: 28
Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
M: 27 December 1934   Age: 28   Spouse: Marjorie Elizabeth Snyder   Age: 32   RIN: 157
Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
LDSS2S: 11 Jul 1992  Age: AD   Spouse: Coral Lorraine Bolton  Age: AD  RIN: 157 Proxy: Y
Place: JRIVE – Jordan River Utah Temple
LDSS2S: Reserved   Age:  Spouse: Marjorie Elizabeth Snyder   Age: AD   RIN: 157 Proxy: Y
Place:
D: 24 March 1988   Age: 81
Place: Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States
Bu: March 1988   Find a Grave ID: 23300081   Plot: Section II, Block 125 Lot D14
Cemetery: KVRC – Kern River Valley Cemetery
Place: Wofford Height, Kern, California, United States
Find a Grave Link: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23300081/joe-ben-smith
Kids: 1st *Donald Eugene Smith   RIN: 9   AAB: 20   Birth: 9 Jul 1927   Place: Bell, CA
         Ollie Lavern Smith   RIN: 29   AAB: 22   Birth: 27 Nov 1928   Place: Los Angeles, CA
         2nd Joanne Elizabeth Smith   RIN: 158

*Was born J.B, but when he went to join the military he was told his name could not be initials, so he made up Joe Ben on the spot

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