Peter Smith Jr.
(1786-1868)
Catherine Zettelmeyer
(1793-1864)
John Smith
(Abt 1815-Bef 1870)
Matilda Kremer
(1819-1881)
David Smith
(1842-1903)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Caroline Gangloff

David Smith 1 2 3

  • Born: 15 Mar 1842, West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Caroline Gangloff
  • Died: 27 Nov 1903, West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA at age 61 2 3
  • Buried: Orwigsburg: Kimmel's Evangelical Free Church, Schuylkill, PA 2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared in the household of Peter Smith Jr. In a census in 1850 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 4 4 The 1850 Census recorded household #32: Peter Smith Sr, farmer, age 60, living with his wife Catherine, 60; Wm., 15; and Hannah, 13.

Next door is Peter Smith Jr., laborer, 34, with wife Catharine, 26; James, 6; and Lewis, 6, twins.

The previous household to Peter Sr. is his son William Smith, 46 [error, should be 26], laborer, with wife Fietta, 23, Emeline, 5; Syletta, 3; and an unamed infant, 3 months.

On the same census page, household 38 is Jacob Smith, laborer, 58, with wife Sarah, 46; Jacob, 26; Emanuel, 23; Henry, 17; Susannah, 15; Amanda, 13; and Matilda, 9. [He is Peter Sr.'s brother?]

Household 40 is John Smith, 35, laborer, with wife Matilda, 26; David, 8; Rebecca, 5; Dianna, 2; and Sarah, 4 months old when the census was recorded on 26 Sep 1850.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Bertha appeared in the household of Peter Smith Jr. In a census in 1860 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 5 5 The 1860 census recorded related Smith and Riegel families living as neighbors.

Household 306 is Elijah Smith [sic, should be Elias], black smith, age 28. His wife Catherine is 18 [she is the sister of his first wife Pasella Riegel who died in 1857]; and daughters Lizzie 3 [by Elias' first wife] and Priscilla 1. His real estate was valued at $350 and personal estate $150.

Household 310 is William Smith, farmer, 36, with wife Fietta, 34; Emaline, 14; Celetta, 12; Alfred, 9; Thomas, 5; Messura, 3; and Elixander, 11 months when the census was recorded on 18 Jun 1850. Also in the home is farm laborer Peter Spence, 61. William's real estate value is $5700 and personal estate $352.

Household 312 is farmer Daniel Riegel [father of the girls who married Elias Smith], 56, with wife Mary, 56; Lewis, 16; Susannah, 14; Elizabeth, 11. Also in home is servant Elizabeth Sholler, 18, and Joseph Shoppell, 11. Daniel's real estate value is $5000 and personal estate $400.

Household 313 is Joseph Smith, famer, 39, with wife Catherine, 21, and son Francis, 9 months. His real estate is $1200 and personal $152.

Household 314 is Peter Smith Sr., occupation gentleman, 75, with wife Catherine, 65; son Henry, farmer, 30; William, farm laborer, 25; and Hannah, 20. Peter's real estate was $1200, personal $100, and Henry's $3000 and $712.

Household 316 is Peter Smith Jr., farmer, 44, with Catherine, 38; and twin sons Lewis and James, farm laborers, 16. Peter's real estate value is $1200 and personal $165.

Household 324 is John Smith, farm laborer, 45; with wife Matilda, 37; David, 18; Susannah, 14; Sarah, 12; Charles, 6; George, 5; Mary 3; and Franklin, 8 months. John's real estate is $600 and personal $100.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Orwigsburg.

3. Military from 23 Sep 1861 to 17 Jul 1865 in , , PA: Civil War: Sgt. Co. D., 48th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. 3

4. He appeared in the household of William Smith in a census in 1870 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 6 6 The 1870 census recorded related Smith households living near each other.

Census Household # 6 was William Smith, farmer, 45, living with wife Fietta, 42; Albert, 19; Thomas, 13; Bella, 11; Alexander, 8; William, 6; Lucretia, 4; and Salem, 1. Also in the home is farm laborer Peter Spears, 73. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Orwigsburg. William's farm was valued at $4500 and personal estate $700.

Household 15 is Lewis Rigel, farmer, 25, with wife Seletta [nee Smith], 22; and son Edward, 3.

Household 16 was Henry Smith, farmer, 35, living with Sarah, 22; and sons who were farm laborers: John, 19; Charles, 17. Also in the home is domestic servant Lana Neiswind, 22. Henry's farm was vlaued at $9000 and personal estate $1200.

Household 17 was Joseph Smith, farmer, 46, with wife Catharine, 33; son Francis, 11; Catharine, 7; Amanda, 5; and son Joshua, 3. Joseph's farm value $2000, personal estate $400.

Household 19 was William Smith, farmer, 35, with wife Louisa, 24; and Elizabeth, 3. His farm value was $3000 and personal estate $600.

Household 22 was James Siegfried, laborer, 22, with wife Emaline [nee Smith], 24; and daughter Maria, 2. They are in James' father's home: Israel Siegfried, 53, and his wife Maria, 53. Israel's farm is worth $2500 and personal estate $800.

Household 23 is David Smith, laborer, 28, with wife Caroline, 17. He has no land value and personal estate was $500.

Household 25 is Peter Smith, farm laborer, 52, with wife Catharine, 48; and son James, laborer, 27. Peter's land value is $600 and personal estate $100.

Household 26 is Matilda Smith, 45, widow, with son William, laborer, 19; Mary, 13; Lewis, 7; and Elizabeth, 5. Her land value is $1200 and personal estate $200.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Orwigsburg.

5. He appeared on the census in 1900 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 7 The 1900 census recorded David Smith, farm laborer, 58, born Mar 1842, living with wife Carolina, 47, Feb 1853; son Foster W. Smith, 17, Jul 1883; Sallie Kaufman, daugher, 22, Mar 1878; son-in-law Oscar M. Kaufman, 28, May 1872; and grandson Guy Kaufman, 6, Oct 1894, and granddaughter Elva Kaufman, 1, Mary 1899. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


David married Caroline Gangloff. (Caroline Gangloff was born on 15 Feb 1854 in , , PA,2 died on 18 Apr 1928 2 and was buried in Orwigsburg: Kimmel's Evangelical Free Church, Schuylkill, PA 2.)


Sources


1 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Roll 1180 Book 1, Page 408.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65123976.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), David Smith.

4 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Brunswick Township, Series: M432 Roll: 828, Page: 159. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4CT-SJS Peter Smith, West Brunswick, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 33.

5 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXR9-T2R West Brunswick, Schuylkill, PA, Pages 38-40, Dwelling Houses 306 to 324.

6 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZTQ-CN7 William Smith, Pennsylvania, United States; citing pages 1-4, households 6-26.

7 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M34H-51L David Smith, West Brunswick Township enumeration district (ED) 214, sheet 8B, family 167.



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