Katie E. Music
(1872-1907)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Thomas Smith

Katie E. Music 1 2 3

  • Born: 6 May 1872, West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Thomas Smith on 31 Dec 1887 in , Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 29 Mar 1907, West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA at age 34 2 3
  • Buried: 2 Apr 1907, Orwigsburg: St. John's Church (White Church), Schuylkill, PA 2 3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: on 31 Dec 1887 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 1

2. Katie 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.

3. Cause of Death: chronic gastric catarrh and ulcerated carcinoma of the stomach and congestion of the brain, 29 Mar 1907, West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 3


Katie married Thomas Smith, son of William Smith and Fietta Werner, on 31 Dec 1887 in , Schuylkill, PA.1 (Thomas Smith was born on 30 Aug 1853 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA 1 2 5 6 7, christened on 1 Jan 1854 in Orwigsburg: St. John's Church (White Church), Schuylkill, PA,7 died on 14 Jun 1913 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA 2 6 and was buried on 17 Jun 1913 in Orwigsburg: Salem Evangelical Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 2 6.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFWH-SP6 Thomas Smith and Kate Musick 31 Dec 1887.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=155187727.

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.), Certificate 27363 Katie E. Smith. Father Charles Music. Mother Rosa Seltzer. Informant Thomas Smith.

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 59414. Thomas Smith. Father William Smith. Mother Fietta Werner. Informant: Mable Smith.

7 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2NP-ZGK Thomas Smith b. 30 Aug 1853.



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