Friday, April 25, 2008


John Franklin Smith

The East Liverpool Tribune

John Franklin Smith, aged 17, died Friday evening (July 27, 1906) at the family home on the Alexander Bunting farm in Aten avenue. Death is thought to have been due to appendicitis. The deceased was the main support of his widowed mother and 10-year old brother. He was employed in the Smith & McNicol pottery. The funeral was held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon from the house. The services were conducted by the Rev. W. H. Dye. Interment was in Spring Hill cemetery.

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