Robert C. Smith
(1800-1868)
Susanna Melson
(1808-1882)
Robert Charles Smith
(1842-1921)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Ann Jacobs

Robert Charles Smith 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

  • Born: 25 Sep 1842, , , PA 2 6 13 14
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ann Jacobs about 1869 in , Schuylkill, PA
  • Died: 20 Sep 1921, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 78 3 6
  • Buried: 23 Sep 1921, Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 3 6

   FamilySearch ID: L6PX-NLD.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 15 The 1850 census recorded Robert Smith, agent, 51, living with wife Susannah, 45; George, agent, 20; Hebar, agent, 18; Edward, 14; Emily, 11; Robert, 8, and Benjamin, 4. The parents were born in England and the children in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 16 The1860 census recorded Robert Smith, clerk, 52, living with wife Susanna, 56; Edward, laborer, 22; Emily, 20; Robert, 16; and Benjamin F., 14. Also in the home is servant Mary Wright, 16. Robert Sr. and Susanna were born in England, their children in Pennsylvania. Robert's real estate was valued at $3000 and personal estate $1000. Next door is Robert's son George Smith, clerk, 29, with his wife Sarah, 23; Sarah W., 6; George Jr., 3; and Albert R., 1.

3. Census in 1870 in New Castle Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 17 The 1870 census recorded in New Castle Township: Robert Smith, laborer, 26, living with wife Mary Ann, 26; and daughter Carrie M. Smith, 6 months old when the census was recorded on 16 Aug 1870. They were born in Pennsylvania.
Next door is Robert's brother, Benjamin Smith, 24, with his family, and Jacob Beacher whose son Benjamin married Mary Ann's sister, Sarah Jane.

4. Census in 1880 in New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA. 18 The 1880 census recorded Robert C. Smith, laborer, 36, lviing with wife Mary A., 35; Carrie M., 10; Robert C., 8; Amry R., 7; Florence L, 5; Emily J., 3; Heber B., 2, and William E., 3 months born in Feb. 1880. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Robert Sr.'s parents were born in England.

5. Residence: 901 West Lloyd St., Shenandoah, PA on 18 Sep 1894 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 19

6. Census in 1900 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 2 The 1900 census recorded at 208 Cherry Street: Robert Smith, huckster, 55, born May 1845, living with wife Mary A., 54, May 1845; Robert C., mine laborer, 25, Jun 1874; and Millard G., 17, Sep 1882. Robert and Mary were married for 30 years and she had birthed 9 children, 8 still alive in 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Robert Sr.'s parents were born in England.

7. Census in 1910 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 14 The 1910 census recorded at 208 Cherry Street: Robert C. Smith, grocer - grocery store, 66, living with wife Mary A., 65; son Robert C. Smith, teamster general hauling, 34; daugher Amy Cassidey, widowed, 32; grandson Paul Cassidy, 4; daughter Emily Carl, widowed, 30; and granddaughter Dolores Carl, 5. Mary had been married to Robert for 42 years and birthed 9 children, 8 alive in 1900. Amy had birthed 5 children, 4 alive. Emily had birthed 1 child. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except Robert Sr.'s parents were born in England.

8. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 20 The 1920 census recorded renting at 1730 Jackson Street: Heber B. Smith, trolley car conductor, 43, living with wife Elizabeth, 38; Carrie, 10; Evelen, 9; Ethel, 7; Heber, 5; and Elizabeth, 1. Also in thehome in Heber's father, Robert C. Smith, 77. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

9. Cause of Death: Gastroenteritis, contributory senility., 20 Sep 1921, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

10. Occupation: retired produce dealer on 20 Sep 1921 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3

11. Residence: Robert died at 1730 Jackson St., Philadelphia, Pa.where he was with son Heber B. Smith, the informant on the death certificate. On 20 Sep 1921 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3


Robert married Mary Ann Jacobs, daughter of William James Jacobs Sr. and Mary Ann Hough, about 1869 in , Schuylkill, PA. (Mary Ann Jacobs was born in Mar 1845 in New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA,2 died on 23 Mar 1913 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 21 22 and was buried on 26 Mar 1913 in Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 21 22 23.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate Number: 29584, Mary Smith, father William Jacobs, mother Mary A. Jacobs.

2 1900 United States Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1484; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0169; FHL microfilm: 1241484. Source Information:.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 90191. Robert Charles Smith. Father Robert C. Smith. Mother Susan Milson.

4 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KMC1-96R Robert Smith in entry for Mark G Johnson and Emily S Carl, 25 Sep 1916; citing , Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; FHL microfilm 2131496.

5 Mount Carmel Item (Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania.), 4 Dec 1931, page 1 and page 23. Robert Smith Found Dead In Bath Tub.

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=168072694.

7 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Emily Smith Carl. Father Robert C. Smith. Mother Mary A. Jacobs.

8 FamilySearch.org, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP7Y-TTZ Emily Carl, 11 Dec 1955. Father Smith. Mother Jacobs.

9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, PA > Schuylkill > Ashland > North Parish Episcopal Church. Florence Lula Smith b. 30 Jul 1875.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, PA > Schuylkill > Ashland > North Parish Episcopal Church.Amy Rubena Smith b. 5 Feb 1873, father Robert C. Smith, mother Mary A. Smith.

11 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 54976. Amy R. Cassidy. Father Robert Smith. Mother Carrie Lock. Spouse Martin Cassidy. Informant Mrs. Wm. Angeny.

12 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, PA > Schuylkill > Ashland > Episcopal > North Parish Episcopal Church, 12 Aug 1870 baptism of Carrie Millson, born 19 Jan 1870, daughter of Robert C. and Mary A. Smith of New Castle.

13 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGZ1-M87 Robert C Smith, Shenandoah Ward 4, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 90, sheet 1A, family 3, NARA microfilm publication T624.

14 1910 United States Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Shenandoah Ward 4, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1419; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0090; FHL microfilm: 1375432.

15 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4C1-FWX Robert Smith, Pottsville, south ward, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 112.

16 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Pottsville North West Ward, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1178; Page: 515; Image: 520; Family History Library Film: 805178.

17 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZ28-32F Robert Smith, New Castle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 28, family 205.

18 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWV4-RB6 Robert C Smith, New Castle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 204, sheet 61C.

19 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 18 Sep 1894, page 1. Wedding of Carrie M. Smith and W. H. Kerslake.

20 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFTW-F5H Heber B Smith, Philadelphia Ward 26, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 3A.

21 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 29584, Mary Smith, father William Jacobs, mother Mary A. Jacobs.

22 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=168072646.

23 FamilySearch.org, Delaware Death Records, 1855-1961, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FNT4-CJM William J. Jacobs in entry for William K. Jacobs, 16 Dec 1946; citing New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States, Hall of Records, Dover; FHL microfilm 1944091.



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