History: Joe Ben Smith

Joe Ben’s son was killed during the Vietnam War when his jeep ran over a land mine and the tire on the back of the jeep flew off and hit him, which broke his neck. He died 13 November 1964 near Sp Buton, Vietnam. Joe Ben was 58 years old. On 1 May 1974 when […]

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History: Joe Ben Smith

Joe Ben Smith was born on 15 September 1908 in Chase City, Bosque, Texas, United States to Benjamin Hezekiah Smith, age 26, and Mattie Ann Elizabeth Atchinson, age 22. He was the 1st of 5 children, and the 1st of 3 sons, born to the couple. He was born as J B; however, when he […]

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History: Joe Ben Smith

Joe Ben Smith Written by Great-Granddaughter, Kellie Jeanette Lunt Benjamin Hezekiah Smith (77) – Father Charles Ivan Smith (82) – Brother Coral Lorraine Bolton (28) – 1st Wife Deriot Eugene Smith (80) – Brother Donald Eugene Smith (9) – Son, from 1st marriage Emma Lucille Smith (79) – Sister Joanne Elizabeth Smith (158) – Daughter, […]

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