James Bert Smith

Male 1886 - Aft 1942  (> 57 years)


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  • Name James Bert Smith  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 19 Dec 1886  Plymouth, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1942  Buffalo, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age > 57 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    John Smith,   b. 1720, Alkham, Kent England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1784, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  (3 x Great Grandfather) 
    Elizabeth Samuel,   b. 16 Dec 1831, Blaenavon, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1897  (Age 65 years)  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I13409  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors George Jones Smith,   b. 5 Nov 1846, Ystalyfera, Breconshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1909, Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Elizabeth Ann Sprake,   b. 27 Mar 1855, Pontypool, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1909, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 21 Jul 1873  Snowden Memorial Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • possible Bert Smith

      New York, State Health Department, Genealogical Research Death Index, 1957-1963
      birth:
      1885
      death:
      21 September 1957
      Buffalo, Erie, New York

      Bert would have been born abt 1886-1888, When Berts Parents died in 1909, as of 1910 April Cenus in Pa, he is not living with uncle Harry Armitage, Aunt Emily.

      In 1920 Census he is.

      1920 Census, Plymouth, PA, Bert Smith, Boarder, Male, White, 34, Single, Read:Yes, Write:Yes, Speak English: Yes, Construction

      1930 Census, Erie Buffalo New York , District 0328, 794 Seventh Street, Bert Smith, Nephew, Male, White, 42, Single, Millright, Macaroni Factory, Not a Vet

      1940 Census, April 11, Erie Buffalo New York , 38 Normal Ave, Bert Smith, Lodger, Male, White, 54, Single, Highest Grade Complete 7th, Employed for pay: no, Seeking work: yes , Duration of unemployment: 36 weeks, Nightwatch, Manufactoring and Wholesale Co. , Weeks worked in 1939: 30 weeks, Income: $540

      According to Harry W. Armitage(Son of Sheldon Armitage)
      Phone number 716-434-7839
      5667 Hidden Lake Dr Lockport, NY 14094-6282
      , who was son of Harry and Emily) in Buffalo New York ,
      he remembers his Uncle Bert and being there when he grew up.

      Wonders if Bert died a pauper..

      After 1940 Census Bert disappears
    • Lived in Buffalo New York with his aunt Emily Sprake Armitage, place and time of death unknown.

  • Sources 
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    4. [S543] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Buffalo, Erie, New York; Roll: T627_2840; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 64-564.

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      Birth date: Nov 1845 Birth place: England Marriage date: 1874Marriage place: Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Plymouth borough, Luzerne, Pennsylvania Arrival date: 1866 Arrival place:

    10. [S61] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com OperationsInc, 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T62;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Plymouth Ward 2, Luzerne, Pennsylvania;Roll: T623_1434; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 119; FHL microfilm: 1241434.
      Birth date: Mar 1855 Birth place: England Marriage date: 1874Marriage place: Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Plymouth borough, Luzerne, Pennsylvania Arrival date: 1868 Arrival place:

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