Peter Smith Jr.
(1786-1868)
Catherine Zettelmeyer
(1793-1864)
John Smith
(Abt 1815-Bef 1870)
Matilda Kremer
(1819-1881)
Rebecca Smith
(Abt 1845-Bef 1860)

 

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Rebecca Smith

  • Born: Abt 1845, , , PA 1
  • Died: Bef 1860

  General Notes:

She apparently died as a child. She is recorded in this family as a 5-year old in the 1850 Census but is not reported in this family the 1860 Census. Of course, there is a possibility that she married at age 13 to 15.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared in the household of Peter Smith Jr. In a census in 1850 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 2 2 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.


Sources


1 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Brunswick Township, Series: M432 Roll: 828, Page: 159.

2 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.



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