Elizabeth Ann Sprake

Female 1855 - 1909  (54 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Ann Sprake  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    Born 27 Mar 1855  Pontypool, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Jul 1909  Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 17
    Buried Hanover, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Person ID I16281  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors James Hewlett Sprake,   b. 2 Apr 1828, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1911, Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Elizabeth Samuel,   b. 16 Dec 1831, Blaenavon, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1897  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1852  Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 21 Jul 1873  Snowden Memorial Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 9, 18
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Emily May Smith,   b. May 1882, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1905  (Age ~ 22 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x2. Charles Maynard Smith, Sr.,   b. 13 Feb 1890, Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1957, Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     3. George Ernest Smith,   b. 12 Oct 1879, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1938, Retreat, Luzerne, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     4. James Bert Smith,   b. 19 Dec 1886, Plymouth, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1942, Buffalo, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Edith Mary Smith,   b. 3 Nov 1875, Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1915, Duncannon, Perry, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, July 29, 1909 Wilkes-Barre Times-Leader - Wilkes-barre, PA - Death of Mrs. George Smith- Mrs. Elizabeth, Wife of the late Geo. Smith died quite suddenly last evening at the Mercy hosptial. Her death was due to intestinal obstructions following tuberculo-peritonitis. Mrs. Smith had been in poor health for some time past and had been in the hospital on a couple of occasions for treatment, but did not seem to receive much relief and yesterday her condition became more serious and she was removed to the Mercy hospital last evening at 8 o'clock and on her arrival there her condition was such that an operation was necessary it being the only hope for her life. The operation performed last evening but she could not survive it, and died about 11 o'clock. Mrs. Smith was 54 years of age. She has resided in this town for many years and was widely known. The following children is left to mourn her loss; Ernest, Bertie and Charles, two sisters, Mrs. Sarah J. Laubueah, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Harry Armitage of this town, also survives her, and two brothers, James H. Sprake, Borrough proprietor of Elm Hill Hotel; James H. Sprake, father of the deceased survives her also. The funeral will occur on Saturday afternoon at 1:30 with services at the house, Rev. L. O. Knipp will conduct the services at the house. Interment will be made in the Hanover Green Cemetery.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, July 29, 1909 Wilkes-Barre Record - (Wilkes-barre, PA) - Plymouth Woman Dead - At 1 o'clock this morning the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, aged 54 years, occurred at the Mercy hospital following an operation for intestinal obstruction. She was admitted to the hospital last evening at 6 o'clock and submitted to an operation at 8 o'clock. She lived but a few hours after being taken from the operating room. The remains were removed to the family home on East River street, Plymouth, where she is survived by three sons. Her husband died a few months ago.

      Newspaper Obituary - July 31, 1909 Wilkes Barre Evening News - Funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth Smith - This afternoon at 1:30 occurred the funeral of Mrs. George Smith, which was held from the family residence on River street. The obsequies was attended by many friends and acquaintances of the departed lady, who was highly esteemed. The last sad services were conducted at the house by Rev. L. O. Knipp of the Christian church. The pall bearers were: Henry Lewis, Harry Epplett, Evan Jenkins, John Muchler, Edward Stephens and Joseph Lewis. The remains were laid to rest in the Hanover Green cemetery.

      Newspaper Article - August 17, 1909 Wilkes Barre Record - To Administer Estate - J. C. Young of Plymouth was yesterday appointed administrator of the estate of the late Elizabeth A. Smith of Plymouth, who died without a will, leaving property valued at $1,450.

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