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Charles William Smith

Charles William Smith

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  • Name Charles William Smith 
    Born 21 Feb 1876  Leoni, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Nov 1940  Dauphin,Manitoba,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Ross Park Cemetery, Flin Flon City, Flion Flon RM, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I81582  Smith Smyth Schmidt Smythe Smitt
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    Smith Branch: Charles William Smith b 1876 CAN m Elizabet Gudmundsdottir (Kit# 6751****/FF/Aut)
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    Family Elizabet Gudmundsdottir,   b. 9 Feb 1881, Iceland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1962  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
    +1. William Leroy Smith,   b. 27 Dec 1908, Brandon,Manitoba,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1948, FlinFlon,Manitoba,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Photos
    Charles William Smith and Elizabet Gudmundsdottir. She is the daughter of Gudmuder Audunsson... so his father would be Audunn... patrionomic naming system in Iceland
    Charles William Smith and Elizabet Gudmundsdottir. She is the daughter of Gudmuder Audunsson... so his father would be Audunn... patrionomic naming system in Iceland
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F29907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Nov 1940 - Dauphin,Manitoba,Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ross Park Cemetery, Flin Flon City, Flion Flon RM, Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • This branch of Smiths believes the family came from Ireland. That info comes from grandchildren who grew up around Charles William Smith, my mother, Charles' granddaughter, also believed the ancestry was Irish.

      Since I first added our family to this site, I have found no proof that Charles William Smith's ancestors are Smiths, or Irish. Compared to my paternal side, this side, my maternal side, very few testers have surfaced and where an occasional Smith turns up in a tree, it's nowhere near estimated relationships.

      I have determined that our Charles William Smith was not born in Canada, nor was he Irish. He was born David W Pease in Leoni, Michigan to Hannah Allen, an English immigrant, and William Pease, whose ancestors were early settlers to the US. The marriage between William Pease and Hannah ended, and David turns up in New York state living with a great uncle at the age of four. After that, there is nothing, until he turns up in Manitoba, Canada, from where I can document the rest of his life. He does not turn up in censuses, living with his mother's new family.

      I suspect he might have been adopted by a Smith family, either in the US or Canada, or changed his name to Smith as an adult.

      I'll leave this profile up, because we are still Smiths(ish), and there might be someone in our downline looking for us. Also, a Smith family right run across this and know about an adoption.

      Happy hunting, Smiths!

    • Charles William Smith, b. 21 Feb. 1876, at Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada. Charles married Elizabet Gudmundsdottirb (b. 9 Feb. 1881 in Iceland, d. 20 July 1962) in 1903 in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada Charles died on 17 Nov. 1940 in Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada. He is buried in Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada, as is Elizabeth.