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 Washington Smith (photos) (more info)


1. Biographical notes:


Born July 1851 at Oxford, Oakland County, Michigan.  Died 1915 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan; interred there in Demorest Cemetery.


1900 US Census: George Smith, age 49 (b. MI; parents b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 24 years, C. V. Smith, age 40 (b. May 1860 in English-speaking Canada; father b. NYS; mother b. English-speaking Canada), who had had 4 children, all still alive, and who had immigrated to the US in 1868; daughter, Eva M. Smith, age 23 (b. Apr 1877 in MI), single, and employed as a servant; daughter, Iva T. Smith, age 18 (b. Dec 1881 MI) and single; daughter, Clara M. Smith, age 13 (b. Sep 1886 MI); daughter, Crete L. Smith, age 5 (b. Dec 1894 in MI); and servant, Fred Burr, age 24 (b. Mar 1876 in MI; parents b. MI), married (no children) and employed as a farm laborer.


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 September 1875 in Atlas Township, Genesee County, Michigan.


3. Children: (order uncertain)


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


(1. Kenneth Wagner: Resided in the City of Akron, Summit County, Ohio.


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


c. Clara M. Smith: (photos) (more info) Born 28 September 1886 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married (1st) (?) McGarvey; subsequently divorced.  Married (2nd) Spirow Androulis (b. Turkey), son of John and Arhundoula (?) Androulis, on 23 December 1924 (license issued 22 Dec 1924) at Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan and had the following daughter:


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


d. Crete L. Smith: (photos) (more info) Born December 1894 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Russell Larive (b. Jackson, MI), son of Peter and Cora (Doney) Larive, on 24 March 1915 (license issued 22 Mar 1915) in Akron Township.


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 1901 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.


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