Robert C. Smith
(1800-1868)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Susanna Melson

Robert C. Smith 2 3

  • Born: 8 Jul 1800, Burton-on-Trent, , STS, ENG 3
  • Marriage (1): Susanna Melson on 4 Jun 1826 in Liverpool, , LAN, ENG 1
  • Died: 19 Oct 1868, New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA at age 68 3 4
  • Buried: Pottsville: Charles Baber Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 3

   FamilySearch ID: LD5J-5BN.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: maltser. (Robert likely emigrated to Pottsville, PA to work in the Yuengling brewery there? on 4 Jun 1826 in Liverpool, , LAN, ENG. 1

2. Census in 1850 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA. 5 The 1850 census recorded Robert Smith, agent, 51, living with wife Susannah, 45; sons George, agent, 20; Heber, 18; and Edward, 14; daughter Emily, 11; sons Robert, 8; and Benjamin, 4. The children were born in Pennsylvania and their parents in England.

3. Census in 1880 in New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA. 6 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.


Robert married Susanna Melson on 4 Jun 1826 in Liverpool, , LAN, ENG.1 (Susanna Melson was born on 24 Dec 1808 in Burton-on-Trent, , STS, ENG,2 7 died on 6 Nov 1882 in Pottsville, Schuylkill, PA 7 and was buried in Pottsville: Charles Baber Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 7.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Lancashire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936, Robert Smith and Susannah Melson, 4 Jun 1826, Liverpool.

2 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.

3 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50427343.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, PA - Schuylkill > Pottsville > Episcopal > Trinity Episcopal Church. Robert Smith d. 21 Oct 1868.

5 1850 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4C1-FWH Robert Smith, Pottsville, south ward, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 112.

6 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.

7 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50427649.



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