Iva Lydia (Smith) Rohlfs Pedigree

(Start at generation 4, below.)


Special thanks to Gleason Duane Rohlfs, paragraph 3.a.(7.(d. of generation 4 of the Brinkman Annex, who authored "A Study of Gleason Rohlfs' Ancestors," which is the source for information contained in this annex.



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Origin of the surname “Smith:”







7   Roswell Smith


1. Biographical notes:


Born 19 October 1792.  Died .


2. Wife: Pheobe Ann Edwards


Born 4 May 1791.  Died .  Married Roswell Smith on 21 March 1814.


3. Children: (order uncertain)


a. John Smith: See generation 6, below.


6   John L. Smith


1. Biographical notes:


Born March 1817 in Connecticut.  Died 7 June 1894 in Branden Township, Michigan.


2. Wife: Lydia Brott (photos)


Born 1830 in New Zealand, daughter of Russell and Olive (Chapman) Brought (photos), who also had the following children: Charles and Mathilda.  Died 18 February 1907 at Ortonville, Michigan.  Sister of Charles Brott and Mathilda Brott.


3. Children: (order uncertain)


a. George W. Smith: See generation 5, below.


b. Phoebe Smith.


c. William Smith.


5   George W. Smith (photos)


1. Biographical notes:


Born 1850 in Portage County, Ohio.  Died 1915 at Akron, Michigan.


2. Wife: Caroline Victoria Card (photos)



Born 24 May 1860 in Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada.  Died 13 November 1940 at Akron, Michigan.  Married George W. Smith on 12 October 1876.


3. Children: (order uncertain)


a. Eva/Eve Smith: (photos) Born 1877 in Oakland County, Michigan.  Married John Wagner (photos) and had the following son:


(1. Kenneth Wagner: Resided at Akron, Ohio.


b. Iva Lydia Smith: See generation 4, below.


c. Clara Smith: (photos) Born at Akron, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married (?) McGarvey and had the following daughter:


(1. Rosella McGarvey: Married (?) Kosinski.


d. Crete Smith: (photos) Born 1894/95 at Akron, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married (?) Larive.


e. Rosella Smith: Born at Akron, Tuscola County, Michigan.


4   Iva Lydia Smith:


Born 6 December 1880 in Oakland County, Michigan.  Died 13 Jan 1954 at Akron, Michigan.  Married Arthur Henry Rohlfs, paragraph 3.a.(7. of generation 4 of the Brinkman Annex on 24 April 1900/1901.



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