Landon Davis Smith1,2,3

ID# 17398, (1891 - 1955)
FatherHerschell Porter Smith4,5,3 (30 May 1862 - 11 Mar 1934)
MotherCorinne Acklin Tuck6,7,3 (17 Aug 1869 - 8 Jan 1952)

Key Events:

Birth: 30 Apr 1891, Macon, Georgia8,9,10
Marriage: about 1925, Eva Edna May Farrell (20 Jan 1890 - 6 Mar 1978)11,12,13
Death: 22 Dec 1955, 1235 So. First St., Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky14,15
Burial: 24 Dec 1955, Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky3
ChartsDescendants of Dr. Davis Green Tuck
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Tuck Family
The Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Landon Davis Smith was born on 30 Apr 1891 in Macon, Georgia.8,9,10
     He appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, in the household of his parents, Herschell Porter Smith and Corinne Acklin Tuck.4 He appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, in the household of his parents.5
     Landon registered for the draft for World War I on 5 Jun 1917, while living at 1247 S. Brook, Louisville, Kentucky, reporting he was self-employed, running a lunch counter at the Ford Motor works.1
     He appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, in the household of his parents.16
     Landon married Eva Edna May Farrell, daughter of John H. Farrell and Josephine Brown, about 1925.11,12,13
     Landon and Eva appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Jefferson Co., Kentucky, enumerated 8 Apr 1930, reporting they owned a home valued at $15,000, and owned a radio. His parents were listed as living with them, as was his sister-in-law, Elsie Stacey, age 32 and divorced.17
     He was the proprietor of a restaurant in 1920. He was listed as unemployed in 1930, but by 1940 he was the operator of an amusement company.16,18,19
     Landon and Eva appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, at 1235 So. First St., enumerated 10 Apr 1940, reporting they were owned a home valued at $6,000. It appears they are renting space to others, as four other couples at the same address are listed as renting.20
     Landon registered for the draft for World War II on 27 Apr 1942, while living at 1235 So. First St., Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, reporting he was self-employed at the same address.21
     Landon died on 22 Dec 1955 in 1235 So. First St., Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, at age 64, at his residence.14,15 He was buried on 24 Dec 1955 in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky.3

Children:
     There were no children with Eva Edna May Farrell

Citations

  1. [S4041] Landon Davis Smith, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  2. [S4038] Herschell P. Smith household, 1910 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, shows name as Landon D. Smith.
  3. [S8781] Landon Davis Smith, Certificate of Death.
  4. [S4035] Herschel P. Smith household, 1900 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky.
  5. [S4038] Herschell P. Smith household, 1910 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky.
  6. [S4035] Herschel P. Smith household, 1900 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  7. [S4038] Herschell P. Smith household, 1910 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, shows him as the son of her husband and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  8. [S4041] Landon Davis Smith, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, shows date, city, and state.
  9. [S4035] Herschel P. Smith household, 1900 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, shows month, year, age 9, and state.
  10. [S8781] Landon Davis Smith, Certificate of Death, shows date and state.
  11. [S4040] Landon D. Smith household, 1930 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, shows married, with first marriage for each at age 33.
  12. [S8783] Landon D. Smith household, 1940 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, shows married.
  13. [S8786] Landon Davis Smith obituary, The Courier-Journal, shows him as her husband.
  14. [S8781] Landon Davis Smith, Certificate of Death, shows date, address, city, county, and state.
  15. [S8786] Landon Davis Smith obituary, The Courier-Journal, shows date, at residence, and addresss.
  16. [S4039] Herschell Smith household, 1920 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky.
  17. [S4040] Landon D. Smith household, 1930 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky.
  18. [S4040] Landon D. Smith household, 1930 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, shows occupation as none.
  19. [S8783] Landon D. Smith household, 1940 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky, shows occupation as operator, industry as amusement [unreadable].
  20. [S8783] Landon D. Smith household, 1940 U.S. Census, Jefferson Co., Kentucky.
  21. [S8782] Landon Davis Smith, Selective Service Registration Card, World War II, Fourth Registration.