Rita Edith Smith1,2,3,4,5

F, b. 17 June 1915, d. 4 February 1988
Rita Smith Condon
(This photo was found among Anna Dwyer's things after her death. The caption reads " Cousin Rita Phelan Smith Condon")
FatherFred C. Smith6,7,8 b. c 1876, d. 5 Sep 1949
MotherMargaret Elizabeth Phelan9,10,11 b. 15 Apr 1892, d. bt 1947 - 1949
Relationship3rd cousin of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsDawson Descendancy Chart
           Rita Edith Smith was born on 17 June 1915 at Connecticut..12,13,14,15
     Rita Edith Smith appears as Rita E. Smith, age 4, in the census of 21 January 1920 at Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut,in the household of Fred C. Smith as his daughter.16 Rita Edith Smith resided in January 1920 at 150 Plaza Avenue at Waterbury with her parents Fred C. Smith and Margaret Elizabeth Phelan as well as with Fred L. Smith and Mary Ellen Dolan, her brother..1
     Rita Edith Smith appears as Rita E. Smith, age 14, in the census of 15 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut,in the household of Fred C. Smith as his daughter.2 Rita Edith Smith resided on 15 April 1930 at 150 Plaza Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her parents Fred C. Smith and Margaret Elizabeth Phelan as well as with Fred L. Smith, Joseph Smith and Mary Ellen Dolan.2 Rita Edith Smith resided in 1935 at 150 Plaza Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her parents and brother Joseph.17
     Rita Edith Smith appears as Rita E. Smith, age 24, in the census of 15 April 1940 at 150 Plaza Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Fred C. Smith as his daughter, along with Margaret Elizabeth Phelan, Joseph Smith and Mary Ellen Dolan.3
     Rita Edith Smith married Paul C. Condon, son of John Dunne Condon and Mary C. Hoare, on 26 August 1943 at St. Margaret's Church (289 Willow Street), Waterbury, Connecticut.18,19,20
     Paul C. died on 25 May 1969 at Cheshire, Connecticut, at age 54 of a heart attack leaving Rita Edith a widow.21,22 She resided in 1988 at Cheshire, Connecticut.23
     Rita Edith Smith died on 4 February 1988 at Branford, Connecticut, at age 72.4 She was buried in February 1988 at St. Bridget's Cemetery, Cheshire, Connecticut.24

Family

Paul C. Condon b. 18 Dec 1914, d. 25 May 1969

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1920Waterbury, New Haven County, ConnecticutRita Edith Smith appears as Rita E. Smith, age 4, in the census of 21 January 1920 at Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut,in the household of Fred C. Smith as his daughter.16
1930Waterbury, New Haven County, ConnecticutRita Edith Smith appears as Rita E. Smith, age 14, in the census of 15 April 1930 at Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut,in the household of Fred C. Smith as his daughter.2
1940150 Plaza Avenue, Waterbury, ConnecticutRita Edith Smith appears as Rita E. Smith, age 24, in the census of 15 April 1940 at 150 Plaza Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Fred C. Smith as his daughter, along with Margaret Elizabeth Phelan, Joseph Smith and Mary Ellen Dolan.3

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
January 1920150 Plaza Avenue, Waterbury, ConnecticutRita Edith Smith resided in January 1920 at 150 Plaza Avenue at Waterbury with her parents Fred C. Smith and Margaret Elizabeth Phelan as well as with Fred L. Smith and Mary Ellen Dolan, her brother..1
15 April 1930150 Plaza Avenue, Waterbury, ConnecticutRita Edith Smith resided on 15 April 1930 at 150 Plaza Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her parents Fred C. Smith and Margaret Elizabeth Phelan as well as with Fred L. Smith, Joseph Smith and Mary Ellen Dolan.2
1935150 Plaza Avenue, Waterbury, ConnecticutRita Edith Smith resided in 1935 at 150 Plaza Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her parents and brother Joseph.17
1988Cheshire, ConnecticutShe resided in 1988 at Cheshire, Connecticut.23

Citations

  1. [S285] Fred Smith household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 499, sheet 7B, dwelling 73, family 181.
  2. [S286] Fred C. Smith household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 234, sheet 12A, dwelling 222, family 236.
  3. [S1281] Fred C. Smith household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-219, sheet 8B, number of household , 177.
  4. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Rita S. Condon, Unknown File Number, 4 February 1988.
  5. [S1364] E-mail, Patrick Creamer to Taryn L. Phelan, 22 Novermber 2013, shows Rita Edith Smith.
  6. [S285] Fred Smith household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 499, sheet 7B, dwelling 73, family 181, shows the daughter of Fred C. Smith as Rita E. Smith.
  7. [S286] Fred C. Smith household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 234, sheet 12A, dwelling 222, family 236, shows father as Fred C. Smith.
  8. [S1281] Fred C. Smith household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-219, sheet 8B, number of household , 177, shows father as Fred C. Smith.
  9. [S285] Fred Smith household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 499, sheet 7B, dwelling 73, family 181, shows the daughter of Rita E. Smith as Rita E. Smith.
  10. [S286] Fred C. Smith household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 234, sheet 12A, dwelling 222, family 236, shows mother as Rita E. Smith.
  11. [S1281] Fred C. Smith household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-219, sheet 8B, number of household , 177, shows mother as Rita E. Smith.
  12. [S285] Fred Smith household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 499, sheet 7B, dwelling 73, family 181, shows age 4 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  13. [S286] Fred C. Smith household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 234, sheet 12A, dwelling 222, family 236, shows age 14 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  14. [S1281] Fred C. Smith household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-219, sheet 8B, number of household , 177, shows age 24 and birthplace as Conn.
  15. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Rita S. Condon, Unknown File Number, 4 February 1988,shows her birthdate as 17 June 1915 and her birthplace as Connecticut.
  16. [S285] Fred Smith household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 499, sheet 7B, dwelling 73, family 181.
  17. [S1281] Fred C. Smith household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-219, sheet 8B, number of household , 177, shows that she lived in the same residence 5 years prior to the 1940 Census.
  18. [S1364] E-mail, Patrick Creamer to Taryn L. Phelan, 22 Novermber 2013, shows the couple as marrying at St. Margaret's RC, 289 Willow Street on the 26/8/1943.
  19. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Rita S. Condon, Unknown File Number, 4 February 1988,shows spouse as Paul.
  20. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Paul C. Condon, Unknown File Number, 25 May 1969,shows spouse as Reta (sic).
  21. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Paul C. Condon, State File #08991, 25 May 1969.
  22. [S1364] E-mail, Patrick Creamer to Taryn L. Phelan, 22 Novermber 2013, shows that he died in Cheshire CT on the 25/5/1969 of a heart attack.
  23. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Rita S. Condon, Unknown File Number, 4 February 1988,shows her residence as Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut.
  24. [S1364] E-mail, Patrick Creamer to Taryn L. Phelan, 22 Novermber 2013, shows that both Paul and his wife, Rita, were buried in St. Bridget's Cemetery in Cheshire, CT.