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Philip Clark Smalley Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Smalley:”

 

 

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4   John Smalley

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1806 in New York.

 

1850 US Census: John Smalley, age 44 (b. in NYS) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Westchester Township, Bedford County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Louisa Smalley, age 43 (b. NYS); son, Stephen Smalley, age 19 (b. NYS) and employed as a clerk; son, Merritt Smalley, age 16 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; daughter, Elizabeth Smalley, age 13 (b. NYS); son, William J. Smalley, age 5 (b. NYS); son, Andrew J. Smalley, age 2; and Clarissa Lynch, age 63.

 

1860 US Census: John Smalley, age 55 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Bedford Township, Westchester County, New York.  His personal property was valued at $150.  The household also included his wife, Louisa Smalley, age 53 (b. NYS); son, Merritt Smalley, age 26 (b. NYS); daughter, Elizabeth Smalley, age 33 [should be 23] (b. NYS); son, William Smalley, age 16 (b. NYS); son, Andrew Smalley, age 13 (b. NYS); and Mary Kinch, age 77 (b. NYS).

 

1870 US Census: John Smalley, age 63 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in New Castle Township (Mount Kisco PO), Westchester County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Louisa Smalley, age 63 (b. NYS); son, William K. Smalley, age 26 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer; and son, Andrew J. Smalley, age 22 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer.

 

1880 US Census: John Smalley, age 73 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a shoemaker, was heading a household in the Village of Mount Kisco, Bedford Township, Westchester County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Louisa Smalley, age 73 (b. NYS; parents b. CT).

 

2. Wife: Louisa Johnson

 

Born about 1807 in New York.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Stephen Smalley: Born about 1831 in New York.

 

b. Merritt Smalley: Born about 1834 in New York.

 

c. Elizabeth A. Smalley: Born about 1838 in New York.  Married Charles S. Hitchcock, perhaps son of Sarah (?) Hitchcock.

 

1870 US Census: Charles S. Hitchcock, age 35 (b. NYS) and employed as a painter, was heading a household in Catskill Township, Greene County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Hitchcock, age 32 (b. NYS); son, Dewitt Hitchcock, age 8 (b. NYS); son, Lawrence Hitchcock, age 5 (b. NYS); Sarah Hitchcock, age 71 (b. NYS); and Sarah Schultz, age 30 (b. NYS) and employed as a tailoress.

 

d. William K. Smalley: See generation 3, below.

 

e. Andrew J. Smalley: Born about 1848 in New York.

 

3   William K. Smalley

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1844 in New York.  Moved his family from Atchison to Dansville, Kansas.

 

1880 US Census: William K. Smalley, age 36 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a stenographer, was heading a household on North 6th Street in Atchison City, Atchison County, Kansas.  The household also included his wife, Lucy J. Smalley, age 28 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and boarder, Sarah W. Talcot, age 28 (b. CT; parents b. CT), single, and employed as a school teacher.

 

1900 US Census: William

 

1910 US Census: William J. Smalley, age 65 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. CT), with no occupation recorded, was heading a household at 48 William Street in the Village of Dansville, Dansville Township, Livingston County, Connecticut.  The household also included his wife of 32 years, Lucy J. Smalley, age 57 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. CT), who had had 6 children, all still alive; daughter, Mary F. Smalley, age 19 (b. KS) and single, with no occupation recorded; son, Merwin N. Smalley, age 17 (b. KS) and single, with no occupation recorded; 10 lodgers and a servant.

 

1930 US Census: William K. Smalley, age 85 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), with no occupation recorded, was heading a household on Wahackma Road in New Canaan Township, Fairfield County, Connecticut.  His real estate was valued at $25,000 and he was married 1st at age 34.  The household also included his wife, Lucy J. Smalley, age 77 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. CT), who was married 1st at age 26; and sister, Elizabeth A. Hitchcock, age 92 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and widowed.

 

2. Wife: Lucy Johnson

 

Born about 1852 in Massachusetts.  Lucy’s mother was a close friend of Clara Barton, founder of the Red Cross.

 

1900 US Census: Lucy J. Smalley, age 48 (b. Dec 1851 in MA; father b. MA; mother b. CT), was enumerated as a wife (no head recorded) in The Jackson Sanatorium, Dansville Township, Livingston County, New York.  She had been married 22 years and had had 6 children, all still alive.  The household also included her son, Orton, age 19 (b. Oct 1880 in KS; father b. NYS; mother b. MA), single, with no occupation recorded; daughter, Katharine E. Smalley, age 18 (b. Mar 1882 in KS; father b. NYS; mother b. MA), single, with no occupation recorded; daughter, Sarah L. Smalley, age 14 (b. Jul 1885 in KS; father b. NYS; mother b. MA); son, Emerson J. Smalley, age 12 (b. Aug 1887 in KS; father b. NYS; mother b. MA); daughter, Mary F. Smalley, age 9 (b. Jun 1890 in KS; father b. NYS; mother b. MA); and son, Merwin N. Smalley, age 7 (b. Aug 1892 in KS; father b. NYS; mother b. MA).

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Orton Smalley: See generation 2, below.

 

b. Katherine Elizabeth Smalley: Born March 1882 n Kansas.  Married Frederick "Fred" Earl Clark, son of Edward P. and Harriet E. (Keehle) Clark, on 1 January 1909 in Livingston County, New York.  Fred was a physician who practiced medicine in Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Brought the orphaned infant, who was eventually named Philip Clark Smalley, generation 1, below, to the attention of his adoptive parents.

 

c. Dr. Sarah L. Smalley: Born July 1885 in Kansas.  Married (?) Prince and resided at Westwood, New Jersey.

 

d. Emerson J. Smalley: Born August 1887 in Kansas.

 

e. Mary F. Smalley: Born June 1890 in Kansas.  Resided at Westwood, New Jersey.  Not married in 1965.

 

f. Merwin "Tad" N. Smalley: Born August 1892 in Kansas.  Married (?) Luellemann, sister of Irma Luellemann (gen 2, below) and resided at Westwood, New Jersey.  Merwin and (?) had the following son:

 

(1. Peter Smalley: In 1956 resided at Morristown, New Jersey.

 

2   Orton Smalley (photos) (more info)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 18 October 1880 at Atchison, Kansas.  Died Sunday, 18 July 1965 (age 84) at Edward John Noble Hospital, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York, where he had been a patient for 6 weeks; his remains were cremated and sent to Central Square, New York.  Graduated from Dansville High School, Dansville, Kansas.  Veteran of World War I; registered for draft in Fairfield County, Connecticut, when he resided at New Canaan.  Studied mineral assaying (determining the content and characteristics of ore) in Canada.  For 28 years was employed as a chemist for the W. H. Loomis Talc Company and the International Talc Company.  Was also a volunteer federal weather observer for 40 years, retiring 31 March 1963.  Resided at 172 Rock Island Street, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Orton Smalley, age 49 (b. KS; father b. NYS; mother b. MA) and employed as a chemist for a talc manufacturer, was heading at 74 Park Street in the Village of Gouverneur, Gouverneur Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  He married 1st at age 43.  The household also included his wife, Irma L. Smalley, age 38 (b. MI; father b. Germany; mother b. MI), who had married 1st at age 32; and son, Philip C. Smalley, age 2 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Orton Smalley, age 59 (b. KS) and employed as a chemist for a talc (ground rock) manufacturer, was heading a household in Gouverneur Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  His house was valued at $6,000 and he had completed 2 years of college.  He lived in Gouverneur Township in April 1935.  The household also included his wife, Irma Smalley, age 48 (b. MI); son, Philip C. Smalley, age 11 (b. NYS).

 

2. Wife: Irma Luellemann (photos)

 

Married Orton Smalley on 2 June 1923 at New Canaan, Connecticut.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Philip Clark Smalley: Adopted.  See generation 1, below.

 

1   Philip Clark Smalley

 

Born 9 April 1928 at Massena, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Adopted by Orton and Irma (Luellemann) Smalley of Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 1 October 1994.  Married Agnes Noresta Drake, descendant #6 of generation 12 of the Descendants of Almond Henry Drake in 1956.

 

 

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