SMITH ANNEX

 

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:”

 

 

Generation

 

8

 

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)

"Victoria"

 

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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