Peter Smith Jr.
(1786-1868)
Catherine Zettelmeyer
(1793-1864)
John Smith
(Abt 1815-Bef 1870)
Matilda Kremer
(1819-1881)
George Smith
(1855-1923)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth E. Ford

George Smith 1 2 3

  • Born: 18 Sep 1855, , , PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth E. Ford
  • Died: 26 Jul 1923, Auburn, Schuylkill, PA, United States at age 67 2 3
  • Buried: 30 Jul 1923, Orwigsburg: Kimmel's Evangelical Free Church, Schuylkill, PA 2 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared in the household of Peter Smith Jr. In a census in 1860 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 4 4 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.

2. Cause of Death: oedema of the lungs, acute nephritis, 26 Jul 1923, Auburn, Schuylkill, PA, United States. 3


George married Elizabeth E. Ford. (Elizabeth E. Ford was born on 8 May 1858 in , , Wales, Great Britain,5 6 died on 18 Jun 1906 in South Manheim Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States 5 6 and was buried on 22 Jun 1906 in Orwigsburg: Kimmel's Evangelical Free Church, Schuylkill, PA 5 6.)


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=65175468.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 76123. George Smith. Father John Smith. Mother Matilda Kremer. Informant: Mrs. Sarah Smith.

4 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.

5 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=65175480.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 53658. Elizabeth E. Smith. Father John Ford. Mother Ellen Williams.



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