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Oscar William Smith

Male 1871 - 1939  (68 years)


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  • Name Oscar William Smith 
    Born 13 Jan 1871  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 07 May 1939 
    Buried Center Hill Cemetery, Mt. Carroll, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4053  Thompson
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2011 

    Father William M Smith 
    Mother Sarah ? 
    Family ID F1609  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Adelia Ann Roberts,   b. 17 Sep 1876, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1889 
    Children 
     1. Etta Smith,   b. 02 Mar 1899, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1899  (Age 0 years)
     2. Hattie Ann Smith,   b. 19 Mar 1901, Mt. Carroll, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1982, Savanna, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Jessie Smith,   b. 05 Dec 1902, Mt. Carroll, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1902  (Age 0 years)
     4. Dorothy M Smith,   b. 19 Jul 1904, Mt. Carroll, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ruth M Smith,   b. 24 Apr 1907, Mt. Carroll, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jun 1993, Davenport, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. Luella Mae Smith,   b. 01 May 1912, Mt. Carroll, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 2002  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F1487  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Oscar W Smith - 1871 - 1939
Adelia A his Wife - 1876 - 1968
    Oscar W Smith - 1871 - 1939 Adelia A his Wife - 1876 - 1968
    Oscar W Smith - 1871 - 1939
    Adelia A his Wife - 1876 - 1968

  • Notes 
    • Most of this information came from http://genealogytrails.com/ill/carroll/carrollcemcenter.html
    • Parents are William & Sarah (White) Smith.
    • Extra Info on Smith family:
      RUTH (SMITH) GROHARING , 86, of Davenport, formerly of Thomson, died Wednesday (June 2, 1993), in Mercy Hospital, Davenport. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Law-Jones Funeral Home with the Rev. Boyd Ellefon of York Community Church officiating. Burial will be in Lower York Cemetery. Mrs. Groharing was born April 14, 1907 in Mt. Carroll to Oscar and Adelia Roberts Smith. She married Vernon Groharing, Jan. 22, 1927. He died Jan. 7, 1987. She was a homemaker and enjoyed crafts, crocheting and rug braiding. Survivors include a son, Herbert of Davenport; five grandchildren and 6 great grandchildre; a sister, Mrs. Suella Ehredt of Thomson. She was preceded by two sister.
      Source: Sterling Library Obituary Collection http://genealogytrails.com/ill/carroll/carrollobitsG.html#rsg299

    Died:
    • OSCAR WILLIAM SMITH , 68, died at 11:10 Friday Night at his home in Center Hill west of Mt. Carroll. Services were held Sunday afternoon in the home with Rev. R.H. Sietner officiating. Burial was in Center Hill Cemetery. He was born Jan. 13, 1871 in Carroll Co. son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Smith. On June 29, 1889 married Azelia (s/b Adelia) Roberts. Surviving are his widow, four daughters - Mrs. Grant Bundy, Mrs. John Foley of Savanna, Mrs. Verne Groharing and Mrs. Martin Ehredt of Massbach, 11 grandchildren, three brothers, Elmer, Orville and Emery of Mt. Carroll and one sister Hattie Gillogly. (The Thomson Review 11 May 1939)


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