Peter Smith Jr.
(1786-1868)
Catherine Zettelmeyer
(1793-1864)
John Smith
(Abt 1815-Bef 1870)
Matilda Kremer
(1819-1881)
Franklin Smith
(1859-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lizzie Kremer

Franklin Smith 1 2 3

  • Born: 29 Oct 1859, West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA 2 3
  • Christened: 8 Aug 1860, Orwigsburg: St. John's Church (White Church), Schuylkill, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Lizzie Kremer on 25 Oct 1879 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA 1

  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.


Franklin married Lizzie Kremer on 25 Oct 1879 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA.1 (Lizzie Kremer was born in , Schuylkill, PA.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940 (FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2XW-JFC Franklin Smith and Lizzie Kremer, 25 Oct 1879; citing Saint Johns Reformed Church,Orwigsburg,Schuylkill,Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 6,049,811.

2 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Roll 1180 Book 1, Page 408.

3 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2NP-FZG Frank Smith, b. 29 Oct 1859.

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.



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