Robert C. Smith
Susanna Melson
William James Jacobs Sr.
Mary Ann Hough
Robert Charles Smith
Mary Ann Jacobs
Emily J. Smith


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1. William G. Carl

Emily J. Smith 1 2

  • Born: 4 Dec 1878, Dark Water, Schuylkill, PA, USA 1
  • Marriage (1): William G. Carl on 27 May 1902 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 11 Dec 1955, , Stanislaus, CA, USA at age 77 3

   FamilySearch ID: L5JB-FM8.

  Birth Notes:

Event Description: Her marriage license has 1878 birth year. Since she is age 3 in 1880 census, the 1876 birth on her CA Death Record appears most accurate, but her brother Heber was born that year. Must be 1877.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of Her death certificate has 1876 brith year but her brother Heber was born that year and they were not twins. Her marriage certificate birth 4 Dec 1878 appears more accurate., 4 Dec 1876 and Dark Water, Schuylkill, PA, USA. 3

2. Census in 1880 in New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA. 4 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.

3. She has conflicting birth information of Her social security application has 1880 birth date, conflicting with 1880 census, her marriage record and her death certificate., 3 Dec 1880 and Dark Water, Schuylkill, PA, USA. 2

4. Newspaper: Mount Carmel Item: Child Soon Followed Grand-Mother To Grave, 26 Mar 1913, Mount Carmel, Northumberland, PA. 5 Dolores Carl, aged seven years, who lived with her grand-mother, Mrs. Robert Smith, at Shenandoah, died this morning. Death was caused by typhoid fever. The grand-mother died several days ago.

5. Census in 1940 in Fresno, Fresno, CA. 6 The 1940 census recorded Emily Carl, 63, widowed, living with her lodger, Joe Wagner, 59. Emily was born in Pennsylvania and Joe in Ohio.

Emily married William G. Carl on 27 May 1902 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA.1 (William G. Carl was born on 9 Jan 1879 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA,1 died on 8 Nov 1906 in Fountain Springs, Schuylkill, PA 7 and was buried on 11 Nov 1906 in Shenandoah Heights: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Schuylkill, PA 7.)


1, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, William G Carl and Emily I Smith, 1902.

2, 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.

3, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.), Emily Carl, 11 Dec 1955. Father Smith. Mother Jacobs.

4 1880 United States Census, Robert C Smith, New Castle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 204, sheet 61C.

5 Mount Carmel Item (Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania.), 26 Mar 1913, page 1.

6 1940 United States Census, Emily Carl, Fresno City, Judicial Township 3, Fresno, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 10-40, sheet 65B, family 511.

7, 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 110593. William Carl. Father Fred Carl.

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