Saturday, March 16, 2013

6712 - Richmond Smith

 [Charles] Richmond Smith (9), born in 1862 in Niagara Falls, New York, was the son of Olive Yale Richmond (8), (Thomas 7, Nathaniel 6, Josiah 5, Josiah 4, Edward 3, John 2, John 1) and George Goodrich Smith of Chicago.  He died 7 November 1890.

Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934
17 Nov 1887
Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States
Birth Year (Estimated): 1862
Father's Name: George G. Smith
Mother's Name: Olive Richmond
Spouse's Name: Nilla Devendorf
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1862
Spouse's Father's Name: Thomas Devendorf
Spouse's Mother's Name: Rebecca Cosby

Iowa State Census, 1895
Linn, Iowa, United States
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
Thos Dwendorf  M 58
Rebecca Devendorf F 52
Ruth E Phelps F 7
Thos D Phelps M 5
Louisa A Miller F 41
Harry Miller M 20
John W M 24

United States Census, 1900
Name: Nelle D Smith
ED 91 Cedar Rapids city Ward 3, Linn, Iowa, United States
Birth Date: Apr 1890
Birthplace: Iowa
Relationship to Head of Household: Granddaughter
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Thomas Dearendorf M 63 New York
Wife Rebbeca M Dearendorf F 58 New York
Granddaughter Nelle D Smith F 10 Iowa
Niece Elma M Clarke F 18 New York
Servant Mary Differding F 26 Illinois

United States Census, 1910
Name: Nell D Smith
Relationship to Head of Household: Granddaughter
Cedar Rapids Precinct 4, Linn, Iowa
  Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF Thos Devendorf M 69y New York
WIFE Rebecca Devendorf F 65y New York
Nell D Smith F 19y Iowa
Mary Bridenbecker F 62y New York

Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934
Name: Herbert C. Ring
12 Jan 1921
Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States
Father's Name: R. C. Ring
Mother's Name: Harriet A. Merrill
Spouse's Name: Nelle Devendorf Smith
Spouse's Father's Name: Richmond Smith
Spouse's Mother's Name: Nelle Devendorf

Nella Devendorf Smith, the wife of [Charles] Richmond Smith, died in 1890 (and so did he).  Her daughter, Nella Devendorf Smith lived with her grandparents.  Nella's Devendorf's twin sister, Ella, married A.C. Phelps and moved to Michigan and had two children, Ruth and Thomas.  She, too, died in 1890.

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