Ellen Louise Smith1,2,3

F, #10689, b. 5 December 1929, d. 1 May 1998
Father*Arthur James Smith4 b. 8 Dec 1903, d. 15 Sep 1967
Mother*Lillian Jacobson4 b. 15 Sep 1903, d. 30 Jul 1967
Relationship3rd cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited27 Oct 2016
     Ellen was born on 5 December 1929 in Winnebago, Seward Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, USA.4
     She died on 1 May 1998 in Winnebago, Seward Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, at age 68 at home.4 She was buried in Middle Creek Cemetery, Winnebago Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, USA.5
     Ellen Louise Smith was Nurse.2 She was graduated in 1947 at Winnebago High School, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA.6

Citations

  1. [S112] Michael Peacock, online www.genealogy.com, unknown author (Family Tree Maker), downloaded Dec 13, 2000, Date of Import: 13 Dec 2000
    Ellen Smith.
  2. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, compiler, We Remember, People of Our Past, Vol XII, SI-thru-SQ (415 W. Cunninghan, Winnebago, IL 61088: Order from: John D. Rowley, WHW, 2002), P. 122. Hereinafter cited as We Remember, People of Our Past.
  3. [S7062] Winnebago County, Illinois Marriages 1836-1962, online Winnebago County Marriages, Ambrose Anthony Kopp & Ellen Louise Smith; 12 Dec 1952. Hereinafter cited as Winnebago County Marriages.
  4. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, P. 122 & 135 - Ellen L Kopp, 69.
  5. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, P. 135 - Ellen L Kopp, 69.
  6. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, P. 122 & 135 - Ellen Smith.

Edith Johnson1,2

F, #10693, b. 1888, d. 19 November 1941
Father*Oscar Johnson1,3
Last Edited9 Oct 2018
     Edith was born in 1888 in Winnebago County, Illinois, USA.1,3 Edith married Homer Edward Smith at the home of her parents on 9 February 1916 in Winnebago County, Illinois.4
     She died on 19 November 1941 in St. Anthony Hospital, Rockford, Rockford Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, USA.1,3 Edith Johnson was buried on 21 November 1941 in Middle Creek Cemetery, Winnebago Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, USA.5
     The following obituary appeared in a clipping in one volume of the series We Remember, (2002), originally published circa 20 November 1941:
Mrs. Homer Smith Dies After Six Week Illness
Mrs. Edith Johnson Smith, 53, wife of Homer Smith of Winnebago, Ill. died at 6 o'clock this morning at St. Anthony hospital following a six-week illness. Born in Winnebago county, Mrs. Smith lived in this area all her life.

She attended Winnebago and Rockford schools and Northern Illinois State Teachers college at DeKalb. She taught in Winnebago and Ogle count schools prior to her marriage on Feb. 9, 1915 (sic). Last February Mr. and Mrs. Smith celebrated their silver wedding anniversary at their home. Mrs. Smith was the eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Johnson of Winnebago.

A lifelong member of Middle Creek Presbyterian church, she was active in the Missionary society and in other church work.

Besides the husband, survivors are two children, Josephine and Harold, at home; three sisters, Eva and Mabel of Winnebago and Mrs. Ruth Hanson of Rockford, and four brothers, Werner, Fred and Herbert of Winnebago and Harold of Rockford.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. Friday at the residence and 2 p.m. at the Middle Creek church. Dr. H. P. Armstong, retired pastor of the church will return from Minneapolis, to officiate. Burial will be in Middle Creek cemetery.3


Edith Johnson was listed as predeceased in the obituary of Homer Edward Smith who died 11 January 1972.1,6

Family

Homer Edward Smith b. 11 Feb 1891, d. 11 Jan 1972
Children

Citations

  1. [S112] Michael Peacock, online www.genealogy.com, unknown author (Family Tree Maker), downloaded Dec 13, 2000.
  2. [S860] Michael Peacock - The Smiths and McNairs of Campbeltown, Argyllshire, online Hollinghurst Family Tree, James Smith Generation Report -- July 14, 2001. Hereinafter cited as Michael Peacock FTM Home Page.
  3. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, compiler, We Remember, People of Our Past, Vol XII, SI-thru-SQ (415 W. Cunninghan, Winnebago, IL 61088: Order from: John D. Rowley, WHW, 2002), P. 121. Hereinafter cited as We Remember, People of Our Past.
  4. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, P. 121 & 123 Homer E Smith.
  5. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, Burial will be in Middle Creek cemetery.; P. 123.
  6. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, Homer E Smith, 80....died...Tuesday, Jan. 11, 1972.; P. 121 & 123 Homer E Smith.
  7. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, P. 121 & P. 124 - Obituaries - Harold Smith.

Charles William Hudson1

M, #10695, b. 20 August 1933, d. 10 April 1975
Father*William Henry Athol Hudson1,2 b. 29 Apr 1893, d. 19 Nov 1966
Mother*Victoria May Vamplew1,2 b. 24 May 1895, d. 24 May 1979
Relationship3rd cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited25 Mar 2020
     Charles was born on 20 August 1933 in Collingwood, Nottawasaga Twp., Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada.1
     He died on 10 April 1975 in Thornbury, Collingwood Twp., Grey County, Ontario, Canada, at age 41 House fire in Thornbury.2 He was buried on 12 April 1975 in Stayner Union Cemetery, Stayner, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada.3,4

Citations

  1. [S102] Gladys nee Hudson Allen, "Vamplew Family Tree", Feb 13, 2001 (unknown compiler address). Gladys sent this to me with a cover letter dated Feb 13, 2001. 22 page Document, Charles William Hudson born Aug 20, 1933 in Collingwood; Page 7. Hereinafter cited as "Vamplew Family Tree."
  2. [S102] Gladys nee Hudson Allen, "Vamplew Family Tree", Gladys sent this to me with a cover letter dated Feb 13, 2001. 22 page Document, Charles William Hudson died April 10 1975 in Thornbury house fire; Page 7.
  3. [S102] Gladys nee Hudson Allen, "Vamplew Family Tree", Gladys sent this to me with a cover letter dated Feb 13, 2001. 22 page Document, Charles William Hudson buried April 12, 1975 in Stayner Cemetery.; Page 7.
  4. [S3383] Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project - Ontario, online Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project - Ontario, Charles William HudsonGrave marker transcription:
    HUDSON
    Charles Wm. Hudson 1930 - 1975 Father of Lesley. Hereinafter cited as Canada GenWeb Cemetery Project - Ontario.

Robert B Baker1,2,3

M, #10696, b. 9 May 1920, d. 20 November 2001
Father*Samuel B Baker4
Mother*Nellie Stotler4
Last Edited26 Jun 2019
     Robert was born on 9 May 1920 in Seward Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, USA.3 Robert married Josephine E Smith on 29 December 1945 in Middle Creek Presbyterian Church, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA.5,6,7
     He died on 20 November 2001 in Highview Retirement Home, Rockford, Rockford Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, USA, at age 81.3
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Josephine Smith. Predeceased: Samuel Baker and Nellie Stotler.3 Robert B Baker was buried on 24 November 2001 in Middle Creek Cemetery, Winnebago Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, USA.3
     Robert B Baker was Farmer.3 He also went by the name of Bud.3 He was graduated in 1938 at Byron High School, Byron, Ogle County, Illinois, USA.3

Family

Josephine E Smith b. 8 Apr 1918, d. 3 Oct 2010
Marriage*Robert married Josephine E Smith on 29 December 1945 in Winnebago County, Illinois.5,6,7 

Citations

  1. [S112] Michael Peacock, online www.genealogy.com, unknown author (Family Tree Maker), downloaded Dec 13, 2000.
  2. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, compiler, We Remember, People of Our Past, Vol XII, SI-thru-SQ (415 W. Cunninghan, Winnebago, IL 61088: Order from: John D. Rowley, WHW, 2002), P. 121. Hereinafter cited as We Remember, People of Our Past.
  3. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, P. 123 - Robert 'Bud' Baker, 81, Loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
  4. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, P. 123.
  5. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, P. 121 & 123 - Robert 'Bud' Baker, 81, Loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
  6. [S4512] Tributes - Illinois Obituaries, online Tributes - Illinois Obituaries, Josephine E. Baker
    April 8, 1918 - October 3, 2010
    Rockford, Illinois. Hereinafter cited as Tributes - Illinois Obituaries.
  7. [S7062] Winnebago County, Illinois Marriages 1836-1962, online Winnebago County Marriages, Robert B Baker & Josephine Smith; 9 Dec 1945. Hereinafter cited as Winnebago County Marriages.

Harold James Smith1,2,3

M, #10698, b. 8 January 1924, d. 9 March 1977
Father*Homer Edward Smith1,2,3 b. 11 Feb 1891, d. 11 Jan 1972
Mother*Edith Johnson1,2,3 b. 1888, d. 19 Nov 1941
Relationship3rd cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited27 Oct 2016
     Harold was born on 8 January 1924 in Winnebago County, Illinois, USA, on the family farm.1,2,3
     He died on 9 March 1977 in Winnebago, Seward Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, USA, at age 53 at home of an apparent Heart Attack.1,2,4 He was buried on 11 March 1977 in Middle Creek Cemetery, Winnebago Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, USA.5
Military Service:
     Harold James Smith began military service in April 1942 at the age of 18 Technical Sergeant.6
     Harold James Smith was listed as a survivor in the obituary of Edith Johnson who died 19 November 1941.1,4 Harold James Smith was graduated in 1942 at Winnebago High School, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA.4
     Harold James Smith was a farmer.5 Harold James Smith was listed as a survivor in the obituary of Homer Edward Smith who died 11 January 1972.1,7

Citations

  1. [S112] Michael Peacock, online www.genealogy.com, unknown author (Family Tree Maker), downloaded Dec 13, 2000.
  2. [S860] Michael Peacock - The Smiths and McNairs of Campbeltown, Argyllshire, online Hollinghurst Family Tree, James Smith Generation Report -- July 14, 2001. Hereinafter cited as Michael Peacock FTM Home Page.
  3. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, compiler, We Remember, People of Our Past, Vol XII, SI-thru-SQ (415 W. Cunninghan, Winnebago, IL 61088: Order from: John D. Rowley, WHW, 2002), P. 121 & P. 124 - Obituaries - Harold Smith. Hereinafter cited as We Remember, People of Our Past.
  4. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, P. 121.
  5. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, P. 124 - Obituaries - Harold Smith.
  6. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, P. 124.
  7. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, We Remember, People of Our Past, Homer E Smith, 80....died...Tuesday, Jan. 11, 1972.; P. 121 & 123 Homer E Smith.

Brian Paul Smith1,2,3,4,5

M, #10700, b. 24 May 1958, d. before November 2014
Adoptive father*Stuart Bridgland Smith2,6 b. 7 Jun 1925, d. 8 Nov 2014
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited12 Oct 2017
     Brian was born on 24 May 1958 in East St. Louis, Saint Clair County, Illinois, USA.2,6
     He died before November 2014.
     He was adopted in July 1958.5
     In the obituary of Stuart Bridgland Smith who died 8 November 2014, his son, Brian Smith was listed as predeceased.7

Citations

  1. [S112] Michael Peacock, online www.genealogy.com, unknown author (Family Tree Maker), downloaded Dec 13, 2000.
  2. [S860] Michael Peacock - The Smiths and McNairs of Campbeltown, Argyllshire, online Hollinghurst Family Tree, James Smith Genealogy Report -- July 14, 2001. Hereinafter cited as Michael Peacock FTM Home Page.
  3. [S785] World Family Tree Download of Volume 29, tree 0686 , Brøderbund Software - World Family Tree CDs (caution - an unreliable data source), www.genealogy.com; "This database is of questionable value. If not other sources are given for an event or relationship, consider it unreliable and subject to further research for verification"; cited as "Volume 29, tree 0686.
  4. [S300] Letter from Harold Bridgeland (Rockford, IL) to Rick Moffat, various; Rick Moffat Personal Papers (Mesa, Arizona, USA), BRIAN P SMITH Born May 24, 1958; Chart 4.
  5. [S301] Winnebago History Writers, compiler, We Remember, People of Our Past, Vol XII, SI-thru-SQ (415 W. Cunninghan, Winnebago, IL 61088: Order from: John D. Rowley, WHW, 2002), P. 121. Hereinafter cited as We Remember, People of Our Past.
  6. [S300] Letter, Harold Bridgeland to Rick Moffat, various, Chart 4.
  7. [S6025] Obituary - Stuart B. Smith, 89 Loves Park, Rockford Register Star, Rockford, IL, Nov 12, 2014, viewed on-line viewed at www.legacy.com,, Link to Stuart B. Smith obituary. Hereinafter cited as Rockford Register Star.