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Robert Lee Smith

Also Known As: "Bob Smith"
Birthdate: (52)
Birthplace: Lee County, Mississippi, United States
Death: October 1931 (52)
Lee County, Mississippi, United States
Place of Burial: Mount Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery (Plot: Unmarked Grave), Tremont, Itawamba County, Mississippi USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Milege Obediah "Obe" Smith and Ann Smith
Husband of Octavia Lavenia "Doll" Smith
Father of Effie Smith; Lillian Mann Fortenberry; Lavell Smith; Retha Smith; Gladys Love Presley and 4 others
Brother of James Smith; William W.T Smith; Howard Hallie Jefferson Smith; Ina Belle Smith; John Smith and 1 other

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About Robert Lee Smith

Robert Lee Smith & Octavia Lavenia "Doll" Smith ONLY had 9 children.


   F Effie Smith -
   F Lillian Smith 1905-
   F Lavelle Smith 1907-
   F Rhetha Smith 1909-
   F  Gladys Love (Smith) Presley 25 April 1912-
   M Travis Smith 1914-
   M Tracy Smith-
   F Clettes L. Smith 1919-1994 Married 14 September 1935, Tupelo, Lee Co., MS, to Vester Lee Presley 1914-1997-
   M John Smith

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From Find A Grave Memorial# 44026439:

Bob was the second son of Mileage Obadiah ( Obe )Smith and Anna Mansell. He was the maternal grandfather of Elvis Presley. "Bob" married his first cousin, "Doll" Mansell. In 1880 he was living east of Saltillo, Mississippi with his parents. In 1900, Robert was living at Fawn Grove with his mother. In 1910,the Smith's lived in Beat 4, Pontotoc County, Mississippi. On September 10, 1918, he registered for the WW1 draft and was living at Mooreville, Lee County, Mississippi and working as a carpenter in Muscle Shoals Alabama. He was described as tall and stout with blue eyes and dark hair. By 1920, his family was living in Beat 3 District 3 Lee County, Mississippi, Main Tupelo Road 4 miles east of Tupelo. In 1930, they were living on the Tupelo Eggville Road in Lee County, Mississippi. "Bob" died a little over 2 years before Elvis was born. (bio by: Gerald Fox)

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Robert Lee Smith's Timeline

March 24, 1879
Lee County, Mississippi, United States
Age 24
January 2, 1906
Age 26
Mississippi, United States
February 14, 1908
Age 28
Age 30
Pontotoc County, Mississippi, United States
April 25, 1912
Age 33
Tupelo, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States
October 3, 1914
Age 35
Mississippi, USA
February 19, 1917
Age 37
Mississippi, United States
September 14, 1919
Age 40
Mississippi, United States