Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Wallace Smith b.1861

Another cryptic note from Marian Smith.
Howard was her father.  Margaret her mother.  Blanche her stepmother
I don't know who Wallace was.  Emma his wife?
Charles was her grandfather (Howard's father), Sarah Ann (Hagerman) his wife
Arden MrHenry was her uncle, married to Mary Alice, Howard's sister.

So where does Wallace fit in?

In 1870 Charles and Sarah are in the census with children Alice,Cora, Ellen, and Anna.  No Wallace.  If Wallace was born in 1861, he should be age 9 in the 1870 census.
in 1870 ?
Name:Charles Smith
Birth Year:abt 1835
Age in 1870:35
Home in 1870:Anthony, Montour, Pennsylvania
Value of real estate:View image
Household Members:NameAge
Charles Smith35
Sarah Smith29
Allice Smith8
Cora Smith4
Ellen Smith3
Anna Smith2

There is no Wallace Smith b.1861 in PA in FindAGrave records.
There is no Wallace Smith in the index of the Turbotville Cemetery records.
I cannot find a Wallace Smith at

1910 Census
Name: Wallace H Smith
Age in 1910: 48
Estimated Birth Year: 1862
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Spouse's Name: Emma Smith
Home in 1910: Lewis, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members:
Name Age
Wallace H Smith 48
Emma Smith 50
Charles Smith 19
Ruth Smith 16

1910 Miracode
Name: Wallace H Smith
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
State: PA
Age: 48
Color: W
Enumeration District: 0067
Visit: 0066
County: Northumberland
Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents:
Relation Name Age Birth Place
Wife Emma 50 Pennsylvania
Son Charles 19 Pennsylvania
Daughter Ruth 16 Pennsylvania

There's a Wallace H Smith in Ohio, born around the same time, married to a Margaret.  When I finally find a Wallace, of course I find two of them, with the same middle initial even!

In 1880 there is a Wallis Smith with Hagermans

name: Wallis Smith
residence: Anthony, Montour, Pennsylvania
birthdate: 1862
birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
relationship to head: Other
father's birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
mother's name:
mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
gender: Male
martial status: Single
age (expanded): 18 years
occupation: Laborer
nara film number: T9-1160
page: 7
page character: B
entry number: 656
film number: 1255160
  Household Gender Age
Josh Hagerman M 38
Sallie Hagerman F 25
Mary A. Hagerman F 7M
Sallie Camerra F 13
  Wallis Smith M 18
James Elliott M 55

Sarah Ann  (Sallie) Hagerman married Charles Smith b.1835, as shown on the paper at the top that also lists Wallace...  Joshua is Sarah's brother.
"Joshua, married to Sarah Albeck, in Anthony Township, this county"

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