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Marion Friends Cemetery ~ John 'Cap' Harold Smith ~ part of the Marion County Cemeteries of Oregon
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Smith, John 'Cap' Harold
LAST: Smith FIRST: John 'Cap' MID: Harold
BORN: 7 Mar 1913 DIED: 17 May 1969 BURIED: 
OCCUPATION:  Merchant; Boat Guide
BIRTH PLACE:  Marion, Marion Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Marion Co., Oregon
OSBH DC (Marion County 1969) #7637
Name of father John Lee Smith
Maiden name of mother Cora Alice Webb
1920 OR CENSUS - Harold Smith, age 6, b. Oregon, is enumerated with  John L., age 40, occupation farmer, b. Nebraska, and Cora, age 32, b. Kansas, along with Doris, age 10, b. Oregon.
Boat Guide Dies in River.
MARION—John H. (Cap) Smith, who was drowned Saturday while boat guiding on the North Santiam River, was born in Marion and lived here most of his life.
He operated Smith’s General Merchandise store here for 23 years. He was a founder and currently president of the North Santiam River Guides Association. He attended the Friends Church here.
Surviving are the widow Babe; son Gary of Sweet Home; daughter Mrs. Linda Lee McLaughlin of The Dalles; two grandchildren; parents Mr. and Mrs. Lee Smith of Marion; sister Mrs. Doris Morse of Agate Beach, and two grandsons.
Services are pending at Weddle’s mortuary, Stayton.
Oregon Statesman 18 May 1969 28:2
J. H.
(shares marker with M.L. “Babe” Smith)
1920 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., Marion, ED 335, sheet 2A)
OS 18 May 1969 28:2
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