Peter Smith Jr.
Catherine Zettelmeyer
Daniel Riegel Sr.
Maria Magdelina Fisher
Elias Smith
Catherine Riegel
Calvin Abram Smith


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1. Gertrude Elizabeth Brenner

Calvin Abram Smith 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 17 Aug 1875, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Gertrude Elizabeth Brenner
  • Died: 8 Dec 1929, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA at age 54 2 8
  • Buried: 11 Dec 1929, Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 2 9

   FamilySearch ID: L811-G2R.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 1 Elias Smith, blacksmith, 47, was living with wife Catherine, 38; daughter Lydia, 19; son Calvin A. Smith, 4; and daughter Burleight I. Smith, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: Calvin Smith Disfigured For Life., 9 Nov 1901, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 10 Disfigured For Life.
It is Thought Young Claud Smith Will Be.
Claud I. Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elias Smith, was severly burned about the face and head on Wednesday afternoon at the Central works of the American iron and steel manufacturing company, and it is now feared that he will be disfigured for life. Calvin Smith, a brother, was also slightly burned but is improving rapidly. The accident was caused by carelessness and neglect in not shutting off the blast of the furnance at the proper time.

3. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: Smith's Easter Reunion., 13 Apr 1903, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 3 SMITHS' EASTER REUNION.
Mr. and Mrs. Elias Smith Have Descendants With Them.
Mr. and Mrs. Elias Smith, of 443 North Sixth street, spent a joyous Easter with their children and grand-children, the occasion being a family reunion. Not in twenty-five years had all the children and their children been at home at the same time and Sunday was a happy one for all. Besides Mr. and Mrs. Smith there were present: Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Snyder, Mayd, Bertha, Blanche, Elias and William Snyder, Allentown; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Witman, Harvey and Clark Witman, Pottstown; Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Fauber, Alice Fauber, this city; Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Smith, Russel, Lester and Miriam Smith, this city, Miss Irene Smith and Claud Smith, this city.

4. Residence: on 13 Apr 1903 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 3

5. Obituary: Lebanon Semi-Weekly News: obituary of Calvin A. Smith on 9 Dec 1929 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 8 Calvin A. Smith, of 484 North Sixth Street, died Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock at his home, of complications, following an illness of three months. He was 54 years old, a laborer and a member of the M. E. Church. He leaves his wife, Gertude; children, Russell C., Lester L., Mrs. Miriam Heiser, Mrs. Earl Kercher, of Lebanon; Kermit C., Chester, Sterling L., all at home; brother, Claude I. Smith, and a sister, Mrs. William Ohlinger, of Lebanon; seven grandchildren also survive.

6. Obituary: Lebanon Semi-Weekly News: funeral of Calvin A. Smith on 12 Dec 1929 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 9 The funeral of the late Calvin A. Smith took place Wed. afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the Rohland funeral parlors, 508 Cumberland street. Rev. Stanley Atkins was in charge of the serices. Interment was made at Mt. Lebanon cemetery. Rohland's were in charge of the arrangements. The bearers were Russel, Lester, Clement and Chester Smith and Al Kercher and Stewart Heiser.

Calvin married Gertrude Elizabeth Brenner. (Gertrude Elizabeth Brenner was born on 24 May 1879 in , , PA,11 died on 7 Apr 1949 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 11 12 and was buried in Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 11.)


1 1880 United States Census, FamilySearch ( Elias Smith, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania; citing sheet 8A, family 0, NARA microfilm publication T9-1192.

2 Find A Grave,

3 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 13 Apr 1903, page 4. Smith's Easter Reunion.

4 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 1 Jun 1997, page 2. Obituary of Sterling L. Smith.

5 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 15 May 1995, page 2. Obituary of Kermit C. Smith.

6, Pennsylvania, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1906-1913, Kermit Cornelius Smith, b. 10 Jun 1910, Lebanon, PA. Father Calvin A. Smith, mother Gertrude Elizabeth Smith.

7 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 8 Dec 1996, page 2. Obituary of Rhoda E. Kercher.

8 Lebanon Semi-Weekly News (Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.), 9 Dec 1929, page 5. Obituary of Calvin A. Smith.

9 Lebanon Semi-Weekly News (Lebanon, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.), 12 Dec 1929, page 4. Funeral of Calvin A. Smith.

10 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 9 Nov 1901, page 4.

11 Find A Grave,

12 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 8 Apr 1949, page 16. Obituary of Mrs. Gertrude E. Hartman.

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