Levi Smoots1

M, b. circa August 1860, d. before 9 December 1870
     Levi Smoots was born circa August 1860 at Strasburg, Shenandoah Co., VA.1 He was the son of Samuel B. Smoots and Barbara Swartz.1 Levi Smoots died before 9 December 1870 at Shenandoah Co., VA.

Citations

  1. [S290] 1860 Federal Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1377; FHL #805377.

Lydia Catherine Smoots1

F, b. 8 January 1858
     Lydia Catherine Smoots was born on 8 January 1858 at Shenandoah Co., VA.1 She was the daughter of Samuel B. Smoots and Barbara Swartz.1

Citations

  1. [S290] 1860 Federal Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1377; FHL #805377.

Perry Smoots1

M, b. 17 January 1853, d. 1 January 1858
     Perry Smoots was born on 17 January 1853 at Shenandoah Co., VA.1 He was the son of Samuel B. Smoots and Barbara Swartz.1 Perry Smoots died on 1 January 1858 at Shenandoah Co., VA, at age 4.1

Citations

  1. [S1760] Swartz Descendants PDF Document, by B. K. Swartz, p.52.

Samuel B. Smoots1

M, b. circa 1825, d. 1899
     Samuel B. Smoots was born circa 1825.1 He was the son of David Smoots and Elizabeth (?) Samuel B. Smoots married Barbara Swartz, daughter of George Swartz and Sarah Warner, on 27 February 1847 at Shenandoah Co., VA.1 Samuel B. Smoots died in 1899 at Shenandoah Co., VA.1

Children of Samuel B. Smoots and Barbara Swartz

Citations

  1. [S1760] Swartz Descendants PDF Document, by B. K. Swartz, p.53.
  2. [S226] 1850 Federal Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia, District 58. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 976.
  3. [S1760] Swartz Descendants PDF Document, by B. K. Swartz, p.52.
  4. [S290] 1860 Federal Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1377; FHL #805377.
  5. [S227] 1870 Federal Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1678; FHL #553177.

Sarah Elizabeth Smoots1

F, b. 21 August 1866, d. 6 October 1933
     Sarah Elizabeth Smoots was born on 21 August 1866 at Shenandoah Co., VA.1 She was the daughter of Samuel B. Smoots and Barbara Swartz.1 Sarah Elizabeth Smoots died on 6 October 1933 at age 67.1

Citations

  1. [S227] 1870 Federal Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1678; FHL #553177.

Vincent Smoots1

M, b. September 1895
     Vincent Smoots was born in September 1895 at Cass Co. (probably), NE.1 He was the son of William Smoots and Mary A. Sonner.1

Citations

  1. [S644] 1900 Federal Census, Cass County, Nebraska. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 918; FHL #1240919.

William Smoots1

M, b. June 1863
     William Smoots was born in June 1863 at Harrison Co. (probably), IN.1 He married Mary A. Sonner, daughter of Joshua Sonner and Agnes M. Doll, circa 1885.1

Children of William Smoots and Mary A. Sonner

Citations

  1. [S644] 1900 Federal Census, Cass County, Nebraska. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 918; FHL #1240919.

William Smoots1

M, b. circa 1862
     William Smoots was born circa 1862 at Shenandoah Co., VA.1 He was the son of Samuel B. Smoots and Barbara Swartz.1

Citations

  1. [S227] 1870 Federal Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1678; FHL #553177.

Abraham Smootz

M
     Abraham Smootz was the son of Abraham Schmutz. Abraham Smootz lived at Shenandoah Co., VA, Relocated from Pennsylvania to Shenandoah County in the 1780s with his brother.

Children of Abraham Smootz

Anna Smootz

F, b. 29 September 1800, d. 6 December 1876
     Anna Smootz was born on 29 September 1800 at Shendandoah Co., VA.1,2 She was the daughter of Abraham Smootz. Anna Smootz married Samuel Wendel, son of Johannes Wendel and Mary Wiseman, on 2 June 1821 at Shenandoah Co., VA. Anna Smootz died on 6 December 1876 at Shenandoah Co., VA, at age 76. She was buried in December 1876 at Augustine Windle Cemetery, Saumsville, Shenandoah Co., VA.

Children of Anna Smootz and Samuel Wendel

Citations

  1. [S226] 1850 Federal Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia, District 58. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 976.
  2. [S227] 1870 Federal Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1678; FHL #553177.

Anna Smootz

F
     Anna Smootz married John Miller.

Child of Anna Smootz and John Miller

Lenora Smotherman

F, b. 8 November 1880, d. 1963
     Lenora Smotherman was born on 8 November 1880 at Annapolis, Crawford Co., IL. She married James A. Tracy. Lenora Smotherman died in 1963 at Robinson Twp., Crawford Co., IL. She was buried in 1963 at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Porterville, Crawford Co., IL, Findagrave #69851479.

Child of Lenora Smotherman and James A. Tracy

Thomas Benton Smothers

M, b. 31 March 1898, d. 14 March 1951
     Thomas Benton Smothers was born on 31 March 1898. He married Isabelle Watkins. Thomas Benton Smothers died on 14 March 1951 at age 52. He was buried in March 1951 at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL, Findagrave #147776259.

Child of Thomas Benton Smothers and Isabelle Watkins

William Edward Smothers

M, b. 20 November 1924, d. 26 May 2015
     William Edward Smothers was born on 20 November 1924 at Franklin Co., IL. He was the son of Thomas Benton Smothers and Isabelle Watkins. William Edward Smothers married Ileen Helen Hayes, daughter of Walter Barnett Hayes and Blanche Elaine Chinowth, on 10 February 1950 at Peoria, Peoria Co., IL,

Wedding Announcement -- Southern Illinoisan; Carbondale, Illinois; February 25, 1950; Page 5 (Newspapers.com):

Ileen Hayes Wed to BIll Smothers
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Smothers or Royalton are announcing the recent marriage of their son, Bill Smothers, and Miss Ileen Hayes of Peoria. The couple was married in the Peoria Presbyterian church on Feb. 10.

The bride wore a navy blue suit with pink accessories and the bridegroom was attired in a gray business suit.

Smothers is studying engineering at Bradley university in Peoria.

Mr. and Mrs. Smothers spent their honeymoon in Chicago.


NOTE: The names of their children reflect the parents' sense of humor. The children were give middle initials only, but not middle names. Thus they were "Tom E.", "Dan D.", and "Nan C."

William Edward Smothers died on 26 May 2015 at Peoria, Peoria Co., IL, at age 90

Obituary -- The Peoria Journal Star; Illinois; Friday, May 29, 2015 (Findagrave.com):

PEORIA - William "Bill" Edward Smothers, 90, of Peoria passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Bickford Cottage in Peoria.

He was born Nov. 20, 1924, to Thomas and Isabella (Watkins) Smothers in Royalton, Ill. He married Ileen Hayes on Feb. 10, 1950, in Peoria. She preceded him in death.

Also preceding him in death were his parents, his brother and his sister.

Surviving are his children, Nan (Ron) Macari of Peoria, Dan (Karen) Smothers of Morton and Tom (Cynthia) Smothers of Birmingham, Ala. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Margaret Macari, Shawn Smothers, Jennifer (James) Lam, Lilliane Smothers and Callie Smothers; and one great-grandson, Kyeler Smothers.

William served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He then graduated from Bradley University with a BS in general engineering. He worked at Caterpillar in facilities engineering for 30 years, retiring as a senior project engineer in 1987. He was a registered professional engineer.

He enjoyed sailing, knot tying, ballroom dancing and spending time with his family.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite. He enjoyed helping others and was a driver for the Shriner's Hospital van for many years.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life event will be held at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria on Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 10 to 11 a.m. Graveside services will follow at Swan Lake Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospitals for Children.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.thewiltonmortuary.com.

He was buried in May 2015 at Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria, Peoria Co., IL, Findagrave #147081715.

Gordon Glen Smuck

M, b. 2 January 1957, d. 27 October 2013
     Gordon Glen Smuck was born on 2 January 1957. He was the son of Marlyn G. Smuck and Bonita McWherter. Gordon Glen Smuck died on 27 October 2013 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, at age 56

Obituary -- (Findagrave.com):

Gordon Glen Smuck, 56, passed away October 27th. He is survived by his favorite feline "Boots", his mother Bonita, sister Kathy Merical, 3 brothers, David, Douglas and Gary and numerous other family members. He was preceded in death by his father Marlyn. A celebration of life will be held at Eddie Davis Community Center in Valley Junction on Saturday, November 2nd from noon-3 p.m.

He was cremated in 2013 Findagrave #124633779.

Harley Henry Smuck

M, b. 13 September 1906, d. 31 August 1977
     Harley Henry Smuck was born on 13 September 1906. He married Mildred Judith Rasmussen. Harley Henry Smuck died on 31 August 1977 at age 70. He was buried in September 1977 at Hubbard Cemetery, Hubbard, Hardin Co., IA, Findagrave #127612321.

Child of Harley Henry Smuck and Mildred Judith Rasmussen

Marlyn G. Smuck

M, b. 22 January 1929, d. 12 May 2005
     Marlyn G. Smuck was born on 22 January 1929. He was the son of Harley Henry Smuck and Mildred Judith Rasmussen. Marlyn G. Smuck married Bonita McWherter, daughter of Aaron James McWherter and Ruby Ellen Day. Marlyn G. Smuck died on 12 May 2005 at age 76. He was buried in May 2005 at Hubbard Cemetery, Hubbard, Hardin Co., IA, Findagrave #131057073.

Child of Marlyn G. Smuck and Bonita McWherter

Amos L. Smucker1

M, b. 1868, d. 28 July 1959
     Amos L. Smucker was born in 1868 at Ohio.1 He married Lydia Kurtz on 21 February 1907 at Wayne Co., OH. Amos L. Smucker lived on 22 April 1910 at Green Twp., Wayne Co., OH, farming.1 He died on 28 July 1959 at Smithville, Wayne Co., OH. He was buried in 1959 at Oak Grove Mennonite Church Cemetery, Smithville, Wayne Co., OH, Findagrave #56894845.

Child of Amos L. Smucker and Lydia Kurtz

Citations

  1. [S4981] 1910 Federal Census, Wayne County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1239; FHL #1375252.

Clayton A. Smucker

M, b. 30 August 1908, d. 17 November 1996
     Clayton A. Smucker was born on 30 August 1908 at Smithville, Wayne Co., OH.1 He was the son of Amos L. Smucker and Lydia Kurtz.1 Clayton A. Smucker married Anna Louise Ruth, daughter of Leidy L. Ruth and Mary Elizabeth Harr. Clayton A. Smucker died on 17 November 1996 at Newark, Licking Co., OH, at age 88.

Citations

  1. [S4981] 1910 Federal Census, Wayne County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1239; FHL #1375252.

Anna Smyth

F, b. 19 August 1848, d. 18 April 1915
     Anna Smyth was born on 19 August 1848 at Franklin Twp., Linn Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of Col. Robert Smyth and Margaret Moffit. Anna Smyth married Samuel Emery Holden, son of Benjamin Franklin Holden and Harriet Morse, on 8 January 1879 at Linn Co., IA. Anna Smyth died on 18 April 1915 at Napa Co., CA, at age 66. She was buried in April 1915 at Tulocay Cemetery, Napa, Napa Co., CA.

Children of Anna Smyth and Samuel Emery Holden

Citations

  1. [S4] 1850 Federal Census, Linn County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 186.
  2. [S294] 1900 Federal Census, Napa County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 95; FHL #1240095.

Anna Holden Smyth1

F, b. 19 August 1883, d. 1963
     Anna Holden Smyth was born on 19 August 1883 at Linn Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of John Jeremiah Smyth and Ellen L. Warren.1 Anna Holden Smyth married Harry Leroy Eick, son of Isaac Melvin Eick and Frances A. Curtis, on 1 February 1910 at Mt. Vernon, Linn Co., IA. Anna Holden Smyth died in 1963. She was buried in 1963 at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Linn Co., IA.

Child of Anna Holden Smyth and Harry Leroy Eick

Citations

  1. [S1136] 1900 Federal Census, Linn County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 443; FHL #1240443.

Catherine Smyth

F, b. circa 1822, d. 17 June 1862
     Catherine Smyth was born circa 1822 at Eden Townland, Donaghedy Parish, County Tyrone, Ireland, 1850 census shows age 28, 1860 shows age 35.1 She was the daughter of Jeremiah Smyth and Nancy McElhenny. Catherine Smyth married Andrew Moffitt, son of William Moffit and Elizabeth Armstrong, on 13 March 1850 at Linn Co., IA.1 Catherine Smyth lived on 8 June 1860 at Franklin Twp., Linn Co., IA.2 She died on 17 June 1862 at Mt. Vernon, Linn Co., IA. She was buried in June 1862 at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Linn Co., IA, Find A Grave Memorial# 141715068.

Children of Catherine Smyth and Andrew Moffitt

Citations

  1. [S2155] 1850 Federal Census, Cedar County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 182.
  2. [S671] 1860 Federal Census, Linn County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 332; FHL #803332.

Clarence Smyth

M, b. 3 November 1887, d. 30 March 1888
     Clarence Smyth was born on 3 November 1887 at Spencer, Clay Co., IA. He was the son of David Brier Smyth and Mary Pinneo. Clarence Smyth died on 30 March 1888 at Spencer, Clay Co., IA. Cause of death: "Black Measles" plague. He was buried in April 1888 at Riverside Cemetery, Spencer, Clay Co., IA, Find A Grave Memorial# 146675955.

David Brier Smyth

M, b. 24 February 1859, d. 26 January 1959
     David Brier Smyth was born on 24 February 1859 at Marion, Linn Co., IA.1 He was the son of Judge William Smyth and Mary Brier. David Brier Smyth married Mary Pinneo, daughter of William Wallace Pinneo and Eunice Maria Eaton. David Brier Smyth died on 26 January 1959 at Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, at age 99 Obituary (findagrave.com):

Cedar Rapids Gazette Tuesday Jan. 27, 1959
David Bried Smyth, 99, a retired banker, died here Monday.
Born Feb. 24, 1859, at Marion, the son of William and Mary Brier Smyth, he would have been a 100 next month.
Mr. Smyth's father was a congressman from the old Iowa Second district and also was head of the Oak Shade Cemetery Ass. when the first addition was laid out. Mr Smyth attended the Marion schools, Cornell college, Mt. Vernon, and Grinnell college.
He began work in 1881 at the First National bank, Marion. He was married at Spencer to Mary Pinneo on Nov. 14, 1883. They moved to Kansas in 1890. In 1919 they moved to Wyoming and returned to Kansas in 1928. In 1931 they moved to Nebraska where Mrs. Smyth died Oct. 8, 1933. Mr. Smyth returned to Marion on Oct. 6, 1943, and has lived here since. He joined the old Marion Congregational church in 1876.
Surviving are 2 daughters, Mary E. Fraker, Greeley, Colo., and Heloise Lasnier, Concordia, Kan.
Services are pending arrival of his daughters. Burial will be in Oak Shade cemetery.
A reunion with his daughters was being planned for Mr. Smyth's 100th birthday.

He was buried in January 1959 at Oak Shade Cemetery, Marion, Linn Co., IA, Find A Grave Memorial# 130909531.

Children of David Brier Smyth and Mary Pinneo

Citations

  1. [S671] 1860 Federal Census, Linn County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 332; FHL #803332.
  2. [S4239] 1900 Federal Census, Rooks County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 498; FHL #1240498.

Donald Clair Smyth

M, b. 9 September 1884, d. 3 May 1888
     Donald Clair Smyth was born on 9 September 1884 at Marion, Linn Co., IA. He was the son of David Brier Smyth and Mary Pinneo. Donald Clair Smyth died on 3 May 1888 at Spencer, Clay Co., IA, at age 3. Cause of death: "Black Measles" plague. He was buried in May 1888 at Riverside Cemetery, Spencer, Clay Co., IA, Find A Grave Memorial# 146675849.

Elizabeth Smyth

F, b. 19 September 1817, d. 19 March 1876
     Elizabeth Smyth was born on 19 September 1817 at Eden Townland, Donaghedy Parish, County Tyrone, Ireland. She was the daughter of Jeremiah Smyth and Nancy McElhenny. Elizabeth Smyth married Joseph Ellis Boyd, son of Robert A. Boyd and Hannah (?), on 7 August 1844 at Linn Co., IA. Elizabeth Smyth died on 19 March 1876 at Mt. Vernon, Linn Co., IA, at age 58 Death of Elizabeth Boyd.

Elizabeth Boyd was born in Tyrone County, Ireland, in 1817. She was the fifth daughter of Jeremiah and Nancy Smyth, whose remains lie in the Mount Vernon cemetery. She with her parents and their children, came from Ireland to Linn County, Iowa, in 1842. She was married to Joseph E. Boyd in 1844. He died in 1867. She leaves seven (7) children surviving her, five (5) daughters and two (2) sons.

She was born, baptized, and educated in the Reformed Presbyterian Church and upon the organization of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of Sugar Grove, afterwards Mount Vernon, Iowa, in 1847. She united with and became a member of that congregation. She remained in her communion until that congregation was broken up and dissolved in 1874, at which time some of the members joined the United Presbyterian Church at Cedar Rapids, and other joined the Presbyterian Church at Mt. Vernon, she among the latter. She was a woman possessing a clear, decided and forcible mind of strict integrity and truth and an earnest devoted and intelligent Christian. She will be missed greatly by her family, her friends, and her neighbors.

She was buried in March 1876 at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Linn Co., IA.

Children of Elizabeth Smyth and Joseph Ellis Boyd

Elizabeth Smyth

F, b. 1847, d. 1927
     Elizabeth Smyth was also known as "Lizzie".1 She was born in 1847 at Linn Co., IA.2,1 She was the daughter of Col. Robert Smyth and Margaret Moffit. Elizabeth Smyth died in 1927.
Note: Did not marry. She was buried in 1927 at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Linn Co., IA.

Citations

  1. [S205] 1880 Federal Census, Linn County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 0351; FHL #1254351.
  2. [S4] 1850 Federal Census, Linn County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 186.

Fred Hathaway Smyth

M, b. 15 October 1885, d. 15 January 1894
     Fred Hathaway Smyth was born on 15 October 1885 at Linn Co., IA. He was the son of James J. Smyth and Mary Ella Woods. Fred Hathaway Smyth died on 15 January 1894 at Linn Co., IA, at age 8. He was buried in January 1894 at Oak Shade Cemetery, Marion, Linn Co., IA, Findagrave #130909864.

Lt. Harold Pinneo Smyth1

M, b. 1 October 1894, d. 30 January 1957
     Lt. Harold Pinneo Smyth was born on 1 October 1894 at Stockton, Rooks Co., KS.1 He was the son of David Brier Smyth and Mary Pinneo.1 Lt. Harold Pinneo Smyth married Ruth Naomi McLean on 1 October 1914. Lt. Harold Pinneo Smyth lived on 21 April 1930 at 212 Elmwood Avenue SW, Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS.2 He died on 30 January 1957 at Seattle, King Co., WA, at age 62. He was buried in February 1957 at Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King Co., WA, Find A Grave Memorial# 138535328.

Child of Lt. Harold Pinneo Smyth and Ruth Naomi McLean

Citations

  1. [S4239] 1900 Federal Census, Rooks County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 498; FHL #1240498.
  2. [S1918] 1930 Federal Census, Shawnee County, Kansas. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 723; FHL #2340458.

Helen Smyth1

F, b. 22 July 1881, d. 7 September 1960
     Helen Smyth was born on 22 July 1881 at Black Hawk Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of John Jeremiah Smyth and Ellen L. Warren.1 Helen Smyth married Dr. Homer A. Smith, son of John Stouffer Smith and Johanna Christina Wagner, on 28 December 1904 at Iowa. Helen Smyth died on 7 September 1960 at Spokane Co., WA, at age 79. She was buried in September 1960 at Spokane Memorial Gardens, Spokane, Spokane Co., WA, Findagrave #142107576.

Children of Helen Smyth and Dr. Homer A. Smith

Citations

  1. [S1136] 1900 Federal Census, Linn County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 443; FHL #1240443.
  2. [S1137] 1910 Federal Census, Woodbury County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 429.
  3. [S1138] 1920 Federal Census, Woodbury County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Rolls 519-21; FHL #1820519-21.