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Margaret Leota Smithwick
Taken about 1878
      She was daughter of Irish immigrants and she was youngest of five children. Her nickname was "Maggie". She was a wonderful seamstress;always dressed up & quite a lady. She could sew anything without a pattern. She died at Longwood Rest Home in Chicago, IL. She was there 2 months before her death. She was living with her son, Jess, until that time at 2512 E. 72nd St. in Chicago. On her death certificate lists her parents as being born in Dublin, Ireland. Other records (family Bible) state Tipperary, Ireland. Her death certificate states she died of carcinoma of uterus with extension to bowel & bladder. She died at 11:45 pm. Other conditions listed on death certificate: arteriosclerosis, stroke.
     This is a picture of old St. John church (1854 - 1888) located on John St. in New Albany, IN. The church is now torn down. This is where Will & Maggie were married. A new church was built at where Thirteenth crosses Spring St. The name was changed to Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church ( 1888 - 1958). It then was moved to 2796 Charlestown Rd. & the name was changed to Trinity United Methodist Church.
     He came to the United States in 1848 (during the potato famine) with his wife , Johanna Leota Harland, & family; his brother, Oliver & his family came with them also. William was born in Tipperary, Ireland according to Bible records. Johanna was born in Dublin, Ireland according to her daughter's death certificate. Her father was James Harland/Harlan. I have not been able to find out anything about him; possibly his wife's name was Emma.
     William resided at South Vincennes in New Albany, IN. On July 12,1855 he bought a parcel of land from Ezekiel R. Day & his wife, Lucinda. He paid $300 dollars for the tract of land located in New Albany, IN.; the North 25 twenty five feet of Lot N# two fronting Upper Vincennes St. 25 ft. & extending back the same 120 ft. Recorded in Floyd Co. Deeds Vol. 4 page 19 on July 17, 1855. On July 9th,1856, recorded in Order Book 1 Common Pleas Oct. 1855-1861 p. 177 in New Albany, IN. William Smithwick, a native of Ireland and residing in the County of Floyd applied to become a citizen of the United States. On testimony of William Jackson states that William Smithwick hath continued to reside within and under the jurisdiction of the US five years at least, and at least one year immediately preceding this application within the state of Indiana. Application accepted.
     From "New Albany Daily Ledger" New Albany, IN. Ap. 15, 1891 p.5 c.2 William Smithwich, an old and well known resident of this city and father of officer Thomas Smithwick, died on the 14th inst, at his residence on South Vincennes Street, after a long illness, aged seventy years. Deceased had been a resident of New Albany for over half a century, and his death will be a sorrow to his family and many friends. His funeral takes place at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.  His wife's obituary: From "Public Press" New Albany, IN. Tuesday Dec. 26, 1911 p.5 Mrs. Johanna Smithwick, 94 years of age, widow of William Smithwick, was found dead in her bed at 8:30 last Friday night in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ella Dieckman, 1615 Dewey St., where she resided. Mrs. Smithwick had been disabled from a broken hip for about twelve years. She had retired about two hours before and Mrs. Dieckman, before going to bed, went to her mother's room to see how she was resting and discovered that she was dead. Mrs. Smithwick was a native of Ireland, but had lived in New Albany for fifty years. She leaves a son, Capt. Thomas Smithwick, and five daughters, Mrs. D.S. Jocelyn, Mrs. William McNeff, Mrs. William Stewart, Mrs. Jeff Kern and Mrs. Dieckman, all of New Albany. From her death certificate states that she died of organic heart disease. Death certificate recorded Floyd County Health Dept. Book No. CH22 page 43. Funeral under direction of Newland Gwin Funeral Home.
Ancestors of Peter Smithwick,Esq. of Barnalough


Generation No. 1

1.  Peter Smithwick,Esq. of Barnalough, born in IRELAND; died 1836 in IRELAND. He was the son of 2. Robert Smithwick. He married (1) Elizabeth Smithwick November 1807 in
AbingtonChurch,IRELAND.  She was born 1790 in IRELAND, and died Aft. 1822.  She was the daughter of Robert Smithwick,Esq. of Rathjordan and Rebecca White.

Generation No. 2

Robert Smithwick,Esq., born 1710 in
Barnalough House,Templeneiry,Co.Tipperary,IRELAND.  He was the son of 4. John Smithwick.

Children of Robert Smithwick are:
i.Thomas Smithwick, born in Barnalough House,Templeneiry,Co.Tipperary,IRELAND. (This is who I think our ancestor is!!! He had sons named Oliver & Thomas Smithwick. I think we descend through Oliver who I think is father of our Peter, since the name is so prevelant through all the lines of Peter & Amelia Smithwick's descendants. *LSC)
ii.Martha Smithwick, born 1756 in Co. Tipperary,IRELAND; died May 20, 1822; married Robert Smithwick Manning,Esq. of Ruan Lodge; born 1762; died May 20, 1828 in Ruan Lodge,Golden,Co. Tipperary,IRELAND.
iii.George Smithwick, Rector of Lechpatrick, born Abt. 1760; died Bef. 1833 in Co. Tyrone,IRELAND.
iv.Henry Smithwick, born Abt. 1765 in Barnalough House,Templeneiry,Co.Tipperary,IRELAND; died Bef. 1835 in Barnalough House,Templeneiry,Co.Tipperary,IRELAND.
1v.Peter Smithwick,Esq. of Barnalough, born 1765 in IRELAND; died 1836 in Barnalough House,Templeneiry,Co.Tipperary,IRELAND; married Elizabeth Smithwick November 1807 in Abington Church,IRELAND.
vi.Robert Smithwick, born 1766 in Barnalough House,Templeneiry,Co.Tipperary,IRELAND.
vii.// Smithwick, born Abt. 1775; married John Cashel White April 1793 in Barnalough,Co. Tipperary,IRELAND.

Generation No. 3

4.John Smithwick, born Abt. 1690 in
Abbey Athassel,Athassel,Co. Tipperary,IRELAND; died 1769 in Abbey Athassel,Athassel,Co. Tipperary,IRELAND.  He was the son of 8. William Smithwick.

Children of John Smithwick are:
i.Peter Smithwick, born Abt. 1710 in Kilduff Castle,Kilduff,Pallasgrean Parish,Co. Limerick,IRELAND; died 1780 in Mt. Catherine,Pallasgrean Parish,Co. Limerick,IRELAND; married // Apjohn 1730; born in Linfield,Pallasgrean Parish,Co. Limerick,IRELAND.
2ii.Robert Smithwick, born Abt. 1710 in Barnalough,Co. Tipperary,IRELAND; died Abt. 1778 in Barnalough House,Templeneiry,Co.Tipperary,IRELAND.


Generation No. 4

8.  William Smithwick, born Abt. 1670 in Co. Tipperary,IRELAND; died Aft. 1715 in Co. Tipperary,IRELAND.

Child of William Smithwick is:
4i.John Smithwick, born Abt. 1690 in Abbey Athassel,Athassel,Co. Tipperary,IRELAND; died 1769 in Abbey Athassel,Athassel,Co. Tipperary,IRELAND.

Descendants of Peter Smithwick

Generation No. 1

1.  Peter1 Smithwick was born in IRELAND.  He married Amelia //. 

Children of Peter Smithwick and Amelia // are:
+2i.Mary Ann2 Smithwick, born 1810 in IRELAND; died August 27, 1884 in Croswell,
Sanilac Co.,MI..
+3ii.Oliver Smithwick, born 1812 in ENGLAND; died September 11, 1892 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
+4iii.Peter Smithwick,Sr., born May 18, 1818 in IRELAND; died September 15, 1906 in Buel Township,Sanilac Co.,MI..
+5iv.William Smithwick, born 1820 in Tipperary,IRELAND; died April 14, 1891 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..

Generation No. 2

2.  Mary Ann2 Smithwick (Peter1) was born 1810 in IRELAND, and died August 27, 1884 in Croswell,Sanilac Co.,MI..  She married John Foy in IRELAND.  He was born in Castle Brook,co. Dublin,IRELAND, and died 1865 in IRELAND.

Children of Mary Smithwick and John Foy are:
+6i.Katherine Ann3 Foy, born December 23, 1846 in Co. Tipperary.,IRELAND; died October 25, 1933 in Franklin,
Williamson Co.,TN..
7ii.Oliver Foy, died April 25, 1880 in Shelbyville,
Bedford Co.,TN..
8iii.William Foy, died Abt. 1903.


3.  Oliver2 Smithwick (Peter1) was born 1812 in ENGLAND, and died September 11, 1892 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  He married Katherine Hatchett in IRELAND, daughter of J. Hatchett and Katherine.  She was born 1819 in IRELAND, and died March 20, 1886 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..

Children of Oliver Smithwick and Katherine Hatchett are:
9i.//3 Smithwick, died 1853.
10ii.// Smithwick, died 1853.
+11iii.James Oliver Smithwick, born 1856 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died Bef. 1905.
12iv.Ray Smithwick, born 1867 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died September 19, 1894 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..


4.  Peter2 Smithwick,Sr. (Peter1) was born May 18, 1818 in IRELAND, and died September 15, 1906 in Buel Township,Sanilac Co.,MI..  He married Margaret Alexander October 03, 1854 in St. Brendan's Church,Birr,Kings County,Offaly,IRELAND, daughter of John Alexander and Ellen //.  She was born October 02, 1828 in Birr,Kings County,
Offaly,IRELAND, and died April 05, 1909 in Buel Township,Sanilac Co.,MI..

Children of Peter Smithwick and Margaret Alexander are:
13i.Amelia3 Smithwick, born 1855; died November 05, 1857 in crossing the Atlantic to America.
14ii.William Smithwick, born 1856; died November 08, 1857 in crossing the Atlantic to America.
15iii.George Smithwick, born 1859 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
+16iv.Peter Smithwick II, born March 1862 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died June 12, 1933 in Buel Twp.,Sanilac Co.,MI..
17v.Mary Ellen Smithwick, born 1866 in TN.; died October 1938 in Sanilac Co.,MI..
+18vi.Martha S. Smithwick, born 1871 in Davisville(now Croswell),Sanilac Co.,MI.; died April 21, 1951 in Cass City,MI..


5.  William2 Smithwick (Peter1) was born 1820 in Tipperary,IRELAND, and died April 14, 1891 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  He married Johanna Leota Harland Abt. 1842 in IRELAND, daughter of James Harland and //.  She was born June 28, 1817 in Dublin,IRELAND, and died December 22, 1911 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..

Children of William Smithwick and Johanna Harland are:
+19i.Thomas3 Smithwick, born March 22, 1844 in Dublin,IRELAND; died April 24, 1926 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
+20ii.Emma Amelia Smithwick, born October 1849 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died 1936 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
21iii.Alvin Smithwick, born 1852 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died September 1853 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
+22iv.Mary Ann Smithwick, born 1853 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died December 31, 1914 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
23v.William Henry Smithwick, born October 1854; died October 1854.
24vi.Oliver Smithwick, born 1856 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died 1860 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
+25vii.Margaret Leota Smithwick, born March 17, 1858 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died March 02, 1943 in Chicago,Cook Co.,IL. Buried in New Albany,IN..
+26viii.Katherine Smithwick, born 1860 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
+27ix.Ella I. Smithwick, born June 1862 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died September 18, 1942 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..

Generation No. 3

6.  Katherine Ann3 Foy (Mary Ann2 Smithwick, Peter1) was born December 23, 1846 in Co. Tipperary.,IRELAND, and died October 25, 1933 in Franklin,Williamson Co.,TN..  She married Robert Thompson Morris November 01, 1868 in Franklin,Williamson Co.,TN., son of Jacob Morris and Ann Campbell.  He was born July 12, 1846 in Williamson,Co.,TN., and died February 18, 1925 in Franklin,Williamson Co.,TN..

Children of Katherine Foy and Robert Morris are:
28i.Oliver Kernan4 Morris, born July 27, 1869 in TN.; died November 26, 1947 in Williamson Co.,TN..  He married (1) Mae //.  He married (2) Katie Jefferson.
29ii.Emma Campbell Morris, born December 06, 1871 in Louisville,Jefferson Co.,KY.; died May 11, 1944 in Greenwood,
Caddo Parish,LA..  She married Thomas Edgar Oden September 19, 1889 in Franklin,Williamson Co.,TN.; born July 19, 1868 in Williamson Co.,TN.; died January 01, 1943 in Greenwood,Caddo Parish,LA..
30iii.Mary Ann Martha Morris, born November 27, 1878 in Franklin,Williamson Co.,TN.; died April 02, 1974 in Nashville,Davidson Co.,TN..  She married Richard Hooper McPherson January 15, 1899; born September 1877 in TN..
31iv.Robert Foy Morris, born March 23, 1883 in Franklin,Williamson Co.,TN.; died January 17, 1932 in Shreveport,Caddo Parish,LA..  He married Mattie Grace Grosjean March 23, 1913 in Sherveport,Caddo Parish,LA.; born September 19, 1890; died September 24, 1973 in Shreveport,Caddo Parish,LA..
32v.Thomas Smithwick Morris, born September 07, 1886 in Franklin,Williamson Co.,TN.; died May 23, 1966 in Nashville,Davidson Co.,TN..  He married Beulah Mae McNiell May 11, 1913 in Franklin,Williamson Co.,TN.; born July 24, 1893 in Davidson Co.,TN.; died November 11, 1988 in Charlotte,Dickson Co.,TN..


11.  James Oliver3 Smithwick (Oliver2, Peter1) was born 1856 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., and died Bef. 1905.  He married Cora Eva Barnett April 17, 1879 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., daughter of // Barnett and Martha //.  She was born February 18, 1862 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..

Children of James Smithwick and Cora Barnett are:
33i.Eva A.4 Smithwick, born June 07, 1880 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  She married (1) Clarence S. Cross May 24, 1913 in Clark Co.,IN.; born February 06, 1877.  She married (2) Fred Freedenheimer October 11, 1919 in Clark Co.,IN.; born October 23, 1874.
34ii.James Oliver Smithwick,Jr., born February 22, 1882 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
35iii.John Thomas Smithwick, born March 01, 1889 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
36iv.Ray Smithwick, born June 22, 1892 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died September 19, 1894 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
37v.Ralph L. Smithwick, born June 22, 1892 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died November 1964 in CA..  He married Ollie Young October 01, 1919 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..


16.  Peter3 Smithwick II (Peter2, Peter1) was born March 1862 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., and died June 12, 1933 in Buel Twp.,Sanilac Co.,MI..  He married Mabel Mae Brock August 19, 1907 in Port Huron,
St. Clair Co.,MI..  She was born June 14, 1891 in Belle River,MI., and died August 24, 1939 in Washington Twp.,Sanilac Co.,MI..

Children of Peter Smithwick and Mabel Brock are:
38i.Ellen M.4 Smithwick, born June 12, 1908 in Sanilac Co.,MI.; died November 17, 1976 in Avoca,St. Clair Co.,MI..  She married Gordon Roy Bloomfield September 15, 1925 in Croswell,Sanilac Co.,MI.; born May 11, 1902 in Sanalic Co.,MI.; died October 17, 1972 in Avoca,St. Clair Co.,MI..
39ii.Edward Peter Smithwick, born August 12, 1910 in Sanilac Co.,MI.; died February 23, 1955 in Kansas City,Jackson Co.,MO..  He married (1) Beatrice Ethel Sheldon August 12, 1931 in Detroit,Wayne Co.,MI.; born October 13, 1894 in Croswell,Sanilac Co.,MI.; died May 1972 in Detroit,Wayne Co.,MI..  He married (2) Helen Maria Heckert August 12, 1943 in Kansas City,Jackson Co.,MO.; born July 20, 1905 in Kansas City,Jackson Co.,MO.; died October 1984 in Kansas City,
Jackson Co.,MO..
40iii.Peter Smithwick III, born February 04, 1912 in Buel Twp.,Sanilac Co.,MI.; died November 01, 1925 in Buel Twp.,Sanilac Co.,MI..
41iv.Ethel Mae Smithwick, born March 15, 1918 in Buel Twp.,Sanilac Co.,MI.; died July 1983 in Apache Junction,Pinal Co.,AZ..  She married (1) Edward Rabidue February 19, 1937 in Port Huron,St. Clair Co.,MI.; born October 13, 1910; died February 1975 in Wales,MI..  She married (2) Norman Shattler November 01, 1952 in Port Huron,St. Clair Co.,MI.; born January 11, 1927 in Smiths Creek,MI.; died July 02, 1955 in Smiths Creek,MI..  She married (3) Phil W. Sloan 1960; born August 07, 1905 in Almont,MI.; died May 1996 in Apache Junction,Pinal Co.,AZ..
42v.Infant Smithwick, born 1926 in Buel Twp.,Sanilac Co.,MI.; died March 28, 1926 in Detroit,Wayne Co.,MI..
43vi.Mildred Maud Smithwick, born March 04, 1929 in Buel Twp.,Sanilac Co.,MI..  She married Steven Joseph Tonkovich August 16, 1947 in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Emmett,MI.; born December 22, 1925 in Detroit,Wayne Co.,MI.; died June 10, 1987 in Almont,St. Clair Co.,,MI..


18.  Martha S.3 Smithwick (Peter2, Peter1) was born 1871 in Davisville(now Croswell),Sanilac Co.,MI., and died April 21, 1951 in Cass City,MI..  She married Thomas Levitt March 28, 1892 in Croswell,Sanilac Co.,MI..  He was born 1870 in MI..

Children of Martha Smithwick and Thomas Levitt are:
44i.Earl4 Levitt, born March 03, 1902; died July 22, 1964 in Port Huron,St. Clair Co.,MI..
45ii.Orville F. Levitt, born October 18, 1913; died June 03, 1988 in Chesterfield,Macomb Co.,MI..
46iii.Harold A. Levitt, born September 01, 1921; died June 30, 1993 in Huntington Woods,Oakland Co.,MI..
47iv.Reba Levitt.
48v.Blanche Levitt.  She married // Marshall.
49vi.Grace Levitt.


19.  Thomas3 Smithwick (William2, Peter1) was born March 22, 1844 in Dublin,IRELAND, and died April 24, 1926 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  He married Mary Imogene Petery May 25, 1880 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., daughter of Jacob Petery and Ann //.  She was born March 1853 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., and died October 07, 1918 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..

Child of Thomas Smithwick and Mary Petery is:
50i.Myrtle Kirk4 Smithwick, born April 28, 1881 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died February 1961 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..


20.  Emma Amelia3 Smithwick (William2, Peter1) was born October 1849 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., and died 1936 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  She married (1) George Spence March 30, 1871.  He died October 21, 1875 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  She married (2) Decatur S. Jocelyn October 21, 1880 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  He was born July 1841 in IN., and died November 22, 1912 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..

Children of Emma Smithwick and George Spence are:
51i.Nettie4 Spence, born January 09, 1872 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died January 22, 1892 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
52ii.Mamie Spence, born 1874 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died July 22, 1941 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  She married Nathan Hook March 25, 1896 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..


Child of Emma Smithwick and Decatur Jocelyn is:
53i.Thomas William4 Jocelyn, born May 05, 1883 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died February 10, 1970 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  He married Ella Marquerite Jones September 15, 1909 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; born August 20, 1883 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died June 03, 1965 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..


22.  Mary Ann3 Smithwick (William2, Peter1) was born 1853 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., and died December 31, 1914 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  She married James Willard McNeff June 17, 1880 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  He was born 1857 in IN., and died August 19, 1935 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..

Children of Mary Smithwick and James McNeff are:
54i.Charles C.4 McNeff, born 1884 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died Bef. 1961.
55ii.Harold H. McNeff, born November 11, 1888 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died December 1978 in Birmingham,Jefferson Co.,AL..  He married Evelyn Wilkinson March 30, 1918 in Clark Co.,IN.; born September 22, 1893; died April 05, 1991.
56iii.Irma I. McNeff, born December 22, 1895 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died October 1987 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  She married Friederick A. Michel December 25, 1915 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; born June 02, 1895; died December 1985 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..


25.  Margaret Leota3 Smithwick (William2, Peter1) was born March 17, 1858 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., and died March 02, 1943 in Chicago,Cook Co.,IL. Buried in New Albany,IN..  She married William Henry Harrison Stewart September 09, 1880 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., son of Marion Stewart and Nancy Strickland.  He was born December 25, 1854 in Sullivan,Sullivan Co.,IN., and died January 19, 1931 in Chicago,Cook Co.,IL..

Children of Margaret Smithwick and William Stewart are:
57i.Jesse Leander4 Stewart, born October 12, 1881 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died July 1968 in Oak Park, Cook Co.,IL..  He married (1) Florence E. Thomas February 11, 1906 in DuPage Co.,IL..  He married (2) Laura Holland December 31, 1947 in Minot,MN.; born Abt. 1914.
58ii.William Manor Stewart, born January 28, 1887 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died February 07, 1957 in Gary,Lake Co.,IN..  He married Ethel Florence Fields January 28, 1909 in Jeffersonville, Clark Co.,IN.; born October 31, 1891 in Otisco,IN.; died January 12, 1973 in Griffith,Lake Co.,IN..
59iii.Homer Harland Stewart, born July 25, 1892 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died April 19, 1976 in Glasgow,Barren Co.,KY..  He married (1) Florence Bertha Elvey February 26, 1920 in Chicago,Cook Co.,IL.; born 1894 in Detroit,Wayne Co.,MI.; died May 19, 1964 in Birmingham,Jefferson Co.,AL..  He married (2) Emma Lucille Church June 01, 1948 in Slidell, St.Tammany Parish.,LA.; born March 26, 1913 in Glasgow,Barren Co.,KY.; died April 14, 1998 in Glasgow,Barren Co.,KY..


26.  Katherine3 Smithwick (William2, Peter1) was born 1860 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  She married Jefferson Davis Kern June 16, 1887 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  He was born 1862 in KY., and died May 08, 1931 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..

Children of Katherine Smithwick and Jefferson Kern are:
60i.Cleo4 Kern, born January 12, 1890 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died July 1975 in South Bend,St. Joseph Co.,IN..
61ii.Alma Kern, born April 26, 1891 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died May 1977 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
62iii.Emma Kern, born March 29, 1895 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died January 1983 in NewAlbany,Floyd Co.,IN..  She married Joseph Streepey; born October 20, 1892; died October 1984 in Louisville,Jefferson Co.,KY..
63iv.Helen Kern, born June 29, 1898 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died December 1979 in Irvine,CA..  She married (1) George Wecklerling.  She married (2) // Berr.
64v.Thomas Smithwick Kern, born 1899 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died 1900 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..


27.  Ella I.3 Smithwick (William2, Peter1) was born June 1862 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., and died September 18, 1942 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..  She married George W. Dieckmann December 11, 1884 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., son of Henry Dieckman and Catherine //.  He was born March 1860 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN., and died June 18, 1905 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..

Children of Ella Smithwick and George Dieckmann are:
65i.Willard Grover4 Dieckmann, born January 19, 1887 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died October 1967 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
66ii.Shirley S. Dieckmann, born June 19, 1890 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died November 1965 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
67iii.Edith Hazel Dieckmann, born December 25, 1892 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN.; died August 14, 1984 in New Albany,Floyd Co.,IN..
 
 
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My Grandmother -
Margaret Leota Smithwick
Died March 2, 1943
in Chicago, Cook Co., IL.
Born March 17, 1858
in New Albany, Floyd Co., IN.
 
 
Margaret Leota Smithwick
Taken about 1935
in Chicago, IL.
"Maggie" Smithhwick
Abt. 1908 in New Albany, IN.
 
 
My Great-Grandfather -
William Smithwick
This picture was taken in 1908
in New Albany, IN.

L to R: Nat Spence, Thomas Smithwick (Brother of Maggie), William Henry Harrison Stewart & Margaret Leota Smithwick Stewart. The little girl is Beulah Spence. This is a cabinet card picture & the names of the people in the picture were written on the back in my father's handwriting.
 
1st Row: Homer, Beulah Spence, Manor, & Jess' adopted son, Everett Stewart
2nd Row: William H. H. Stewart, unknown female (probably one of  Maggie's sisters, possibly Emma who married George Spence), Florence,(wife of Jesse) & Jesse Stewart,
Back Row: Maggie Stewart, unknown males (probably Spence descendants. Florence Stewart
William Smithwick
Taken about 1880
Picture in possession of Esther Stewart Tittle.
Fairview Cemetery in New Albany, Floyd Co., IN.
Smithwick Family Plot
William Smithwick homeplace
Picture taken by LSC in Aug. 1999.
He bought the house in 1856, located on 94 Vincennes in New Albany, IN. The house stayed in the Smithwick family for over 100 years.
Born 1820
in Tipperary, IRELAND
Died April 14, 1891
in New Albany, Floyd Co., IN.
 
My Great-Great-Grandfather -
Peter Smithwick
 
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Smithwick's
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     We are somehow connected to the Tipperary Smithwick's; I originally thought that Peter of Barnlough was my link, until Ella Klein gave me the name of Amelia as the wife of Peter. She was able to find this from the death record of Mary Ann Smithwick Foy in Sanilac Co., MI. that listed her parents names. I have now decided that we descend through Oliver Smithwick, who was the son of Thomas, who was son of Robert Smithwick. Robert was also father of Peter of Barnlough that I originally thought was my ancestor. This is more plausable, due to the many Oliver's in our family line in the USA. Would love to exchange information with anyone on the Smithwick's from Ireland!