Mary Jane Smith1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

F, b. 18 September 1838, d. 20 April 1926
Mary Jane Smith
FatherWilliam Smith11,12,8 b. c 1811
MotherAnn Curran13,14 b. 10 Dec 1806
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Mary Jane Smith was born on 18 September 1838 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England..2,1
     Mary Jane Smith appears as Mary Smith, age 3, in the census of 1841 at Hamlet of Duddeston & Nechells, Aston, Warwick, England,in the household of William Smith along with Ann Curran, Sarah Ann Smith and William Smith.15 Mary Jane Smith immigrated in 1890.16 Drucie Littlehales said that when her mother died, this great aunt came over from England to take care of her. This same person raised Drucie's father, but Drucie doesn't know the specifics. (His mother died when he was age 2 and this aunt must have stepped in and helped out the family.)17
     Mary Jane Smith appears as Mary J. Smith, age 54, in the census of 12 June 1900 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his aunt.5 Mary Jane Smith resided on 12 June 1900 at 94 Walnut Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her nephew Charlie Littlehales and his wife, Rosa and their daughter, Drucie.5
     Mary Jane Smith appears as Mary Smith, age 65, in the census of 23 April 1910 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of William Alfred Littlehales as his aunt.6 Mary Jane Smith resided on 24 April 1910 at 34 Dikeman Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her nephew Charlie and his daughter, Drucie. In addition were another nephew William and his daughter Clara.6
     Mary Jane Smith appears as Mary J. Smith, age 75, in the census of 5 January 1920 at Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his aunt.7 Mary Jane Smith resided on 24 January 1920 at Edgewood Avenue, Watertown (Oakville), Connecticut, with her nephew, Charlie and her grand niece, Drucie. Also living there were her other nephew William and his daughter, Ethel (Clara.)7 She died on 20 April 1926 at Edgewood Road, Watertown, Connecticut, at age 87 from arterio-sclerosis and bronchitis.8,10,18 She was buried on 22 April 1926 at Riverside Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.8,9

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1841Hamlet of Duddeston & Nechells, Aston, Warwick, EnglandMary Jane Smith appears as Mary Smith, age 3, in the census of 1841 at Hamlet of Duddeston & Nechells, Aston, Warwick, England,in the household of William Smith along with Ann Curran, Sarah Ann Smith and William Smith.15
1900Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutMary Jane Smith appears as Mary J. Smith, age 54, in the census of 12 June 1900 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his aunt.5
1910Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutMary Jane Smith appears as Mary Smith, age 65, in the census of 23 April 1910 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of William Alfred Littlehales as his aunt.6
1920Watertown, Litchfield, ConnecticutMary Jane Smith appears as Mary J. Smith, age 75, in the census of 5 January 1920 at Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut,in the household of Charles Henry Littlehales as his aunt.7

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
12 June 190094 Walnut Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutMary Jane Smith resided on 12 June 1900 at 94 Walnut Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her nephew Charlie Littlehales and his wife, Rosa and their daughter, Drucie.5
24 April 191034 Dikeman Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutShe resided on 24 April 1910 at 34 Dikeman Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her nephew Charlie and his daughter, Drucie. In addition were another nephew William and his daughter Clara.6
24 January 1920Edgewood Avenue, Watertown (Oakville), ConnecticutShe resided on 24 January 1920 at Edgewood Avenue, Watertown (Oakville), Connecticut, with her nephew, Charlie and her grand niece, Drucie. Also living there were her other nephew William and his daughter, Ethel (Clara.)7

Citations

  1. [S1510] Birmingham, England Baptisms: Mary Jane Smith; Birth: 18 September 1838; Baptism: 12 October 1838, St. Philip, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, 1813-1912, Ancestry.com.
  2. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Mary Jane Smith, Birth; 18 September 1838, Birmingham, Warwick, England. England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. (Indexing Prject Number: C04179-8; System origin: England-ODM; Source Film Number: 813725.
  3. [S384] 1851 England Census, Warwickshire County, Aston, England, GSU Roll 87315-87316, shows age 6.
  4. [S491] 1861 England Census, Warwickshire County, Aston, England, GSU Roll 542929.
  5. [S283] Charles Littlehales household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 423, sheet 10A, dwelling 127, family 191.
  6. [S284] William A. Littlehales, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 16A, dwelling 138, family 331.
  7. [S558] Charles Littlehales household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Litchfield, Connecticut, population schedule, Watertown, ED 227, sheet 9B, dwelling 161, family 205.
  8. [S672] Mary Jane Smith, Mary Jane Smith Death Certificate.
  9. [S685] The Waterbury Republican, 21 April 1926, Page 12.
  10. [S206] Interview, L. Drucie Littlehales, 7 August, 1997.
  11. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Mary Jane Smith, Birth; 18 September 1838, Birmingham, Warwick, England. Shows father as William Smith.
  12. [S1510] Birmingham, England Baptisms: Mary Jane Smith; shows father as William Smith, 1813-1912, Ancestry.com.
  13. [S1510] Birmingham, England Baptisms: Mary Jane Smith; shows mother as Ann Smith, 1813-1912, Ancestry.com.
  14. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Mary Jane Smith, Birth; 18 September 1838, Birmingham, Warwick, England. Shows mother as Ann Smith.
  15. [S416] 1841 England Census, Warwickshire, HO107, England, GSU Roll 464184.
  16. [S284] William A. Littlehales, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 16A, dwelling 138, family 331, shows immigration year as 1890.
  17. [S206] Interview, L. Drucie Littlehales, 7 August, 1997, Interview with Drucie 8-7-97 at Abbott Terrace Convalescent Home.
  18. [S685] The Waterbury Republican, 21 April 1926, Page 12, shows date of death as April 21, 1926.