Israel Siegfried
(1817-1890)
Maria Weaver
(1820-1884)
James Siegfried
(1848-1921)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Emeline Smith

James Siegfried 1 2

  • Born: 1 Jan 1848, , , PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Emeline Smith on 2 Apr 1868 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 21 May 1921 at age 73 2
  • Buried: Orwigsburg: Salem Evangelical Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared in the household of William Smith in a census in 1880 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 3 3 The 1880 census recorded William Smith, farmer, 56, living with wife Fietta, 52; Alexander, 19; William, 17; Christianna, 14; Salem, 11, and William's brother, Emanuel, 47.

Next door is William's son, Alfred, farmer, 30, with wife Maria, 19, son Morris, 9 months old born in Aug 1879, and his brother, Thomas, farm hand, 27.

On the same census page is Joseph Smith, 11, a servant in the home of Lewis Riegle, 35, and his wife, Sylletta, 30, who is William Smith's daughter, with her children Edward, 13; Arabella, 4; and daughter Neide M., 1.

Their neighbor is farmer Henry Smith, 50, widowed, living with his niece, Mary Smith, 22; and three servants.

The next household is James Siegfried, 30, living with wife Emaline, 32, who is William Smith's daughter, with her children Maria, 11; and sons Abner, 5, and Alvin, 2.

Two households later is Peter Smith, farmer, 62, living with wife Catharine, 65; and son James, 36.

Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. James appeared in the household of Catherine in a census in 1900 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 4 4 The 1900 census recorded Kate Smith, widow, farmer, 77, born Feb 1823, living with her son, James, farm laborer, 56, Feb 1844. Kate was married 45 years ago in 1855.
Next door is farmer James Seigfreid, 48, Jan 1852, married for 31 years to wife Emeline [nee Smith], 54, Mar 1846. Emeline had birthed 7 children, 6 alive in 1900, and four were living with her: Alvine, shoemaker, 21, Sep 1878; Irwin, farm laborer, 19, Jun 1880; Jennie, 16, Nov 1883; and Emily, 14, Sep 1885.
Their neighbor is farmer John Smith, 49, Jan 1851, married for 24 years to wife Isabella [also nee Smith], 43, Aug 1856. She had birthed 11 children, all alive and living with her: Janet, 23, Oct 1876; Edward, 21, Apr 1879; Mason, 18, Oct 1881; Robert, 16, Mar 1884; daughter Valley, 13, Sep 1886; Annie, 11, Mar 1889; Charles, 8, Feb 1892; May, 6, Sep 1893; Sadie, 3, Jun 1896; Lizzie, 2, Jan 1898; and Katie, 10 months, Jul 1899. Also in the home is John's uncle Harry [Henry] Smith, 71, Jan 1829.
Two homes away is Alfred Smith, 49, Jul 1859, married for 21 years to wife Maria, 38, Apr 1862. She had birthed four children all living with them: Morris, 20, Aug 1879; Bertha M., 14, Aug 1885; Elsie M., 8, Oct 1891; and Celia E., 4, Oct 1895.
Atop the following census page is Thomas Smith, farmer, 46, born Aug 1853, living with wife Katie, 27, May 1872; son Irwin, 12, Jun 1887; and daughter Mabel, 11, Jul 1888; and Sallie, 7, Aug 1892. Also with them is Emanuel Smith, 67, born in 1832. Thomas and Katie were married for 13 years and she had birthed a total of 3 children, all alive in 1900.
Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


James married Emeline Smith, daughter of William Smith and Fietta Werner, on 2 Apr 1868 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA.1 (Emeline Smith was born on 30 Mar 1846 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA 5 6 7 8, christened on 21 Jun 1846 in Orwigsburg: St. John's Church (White Church), Schuylkill, PA,8 died on 5 Aug 1920 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA 6 7 and was buried on 9 Aug 1920 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA 6 7.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940," https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2XW-JJH James Sigfried and Emaline Smith, 02 Apr 1868; citing Saint Johns Reformed Church,Orwigsburg,Schuylkill,Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 6,049,811.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=12316590.

3 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWVZ-QPN William Smith, West Brunswick, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 242, sheet 249B.

4 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M34C-363 Kate Smith & other Smith families, West Brunswick Township citing enumeration district (ED) 214, sheet 9B and 10A, family 175 to 196.

5 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Roll 1180 Book 1, Page 406.

6 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 37728. Emeline Smith Sigfried. Father William Smith. Mother Fietta Werner. Informant James Sigfried.

7 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=12316593.

8 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2N5-366 Emiline Smith, b. 31 Mar 1846.



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