John Smith1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. 10 December 1826, d. 23 September 1890
John Smith
MotherMargaret Smith9,10 b. c 1803, d. 3 May 1871
Relationship3rd great-grandfather of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsJohn Smith Descendancy Chart
           John Smith was born on 10 December 1826 at Township of Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, England..11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20
     John Smith appears as John, age 12, in the census of 1841 at Leyland, Penwortham, Lancashire, England,in the household of Elizabeth Smith, his maternal aunt.3 John Smith resided in 1841 at Backlane, Penwortham, Lancashire, England, with sisters Elizabeth, Ann, Ellen, and daughter of Ann, Mary Smith. Neighbors (both farmers) were the families of Henry Bamford (who was his brother-in-law) and Robert Smith (who may have been his uncle.)3
     John Smith, age 25, appears in the census of 1851 in 43 Old Hale, Broughton, Lancashire, England, with the family of James and Alice Walmsley.4 He resided in 1856 at Eccleston, Lancashire, England.5
     John Smith married Margaret Bromley, daughter of Seth Bromley and Elizabeth Blackburn, on 22 July 1856 at Saint Mary the Virgin Church, Parish of Eccelston, Eccleston, Lancashire, England. They were married by J. Sparling. Witnesses were Ellen Smith (sister of groom) and Thomas ?5,7,8,21,22,23,24 John Smith was 5 ft 8 in tall, an Irish complexion, grey eyes, and brown hair according to the police application on 14 October 1856 at Lancashire, England.25 He and Margaret Bromley resided in November 1857 at Gill Banks, Ulverston, Lancashire, England.26
     John Smith, age 33, appears as head of household in the census of 1861 in Ulverston, Lancashire, England, with Ellen Smith, John Henry Smith and Seth Smith. (an unknown value.)27 John Smith resided in 1861 at 16 Neville Street, Ulverston, Lancashire, England, with his sister, Ellen, and his sons, Seth and John Henry.27
     John Smith, age 44, appears as head of household in the census of 1871 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Bromley and John Henry Smith. Alexander Beatie, age 26, was enumerated as a lodger with this family. He was a police constable and was born in Scotland.7 John Smith and Margaret Bromley resided in 1871 at Dalton, Lancashire, England, with their son, John Henry.7
     John Smith, age 54, appears as head of household in the census of 1881 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Bromley.8 John Smith and Margaret Bromley resided in 1881 at 54 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England.8 John Smith and Margaret Bromley resided in October 1887 at 54 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England.28 John Smith was an informant to the death of Margaret Bromley, his wife, on 2 October 1887 at 54 Chapel Street, Dalton, Lancashire, England; from chronic myelitis and exhaustion.28
     John Smith resided in September 1890 at 25 Marsh Street, Barrow-In-Furness, England.29
     John Smith died on 23 September 1890 at 25 Marsh Street, Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, at age 63 from Menier's Disease and heart failure, according to his pension file. His death certificate states that he was suffering from heart and kidney disease.30,31,32 He was buried at Dalton-In-Furness, Cumbria, England.

Family

Margaret Bromley b. 25 May 1830, d. 2 Oct 1887
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1841Leyland, Penwortham, Lancashire, EnglandJohn Smith appears as John, age 12, in the census of 1841 at Leyland, Penwortham, Lancashire, England,in the household of Elizabeth Smith, his maternal aunt.3
185143 Old Hale, Broughton, Lancashire, EnglandJohn Smith, age 25, appears in the census of 1851 in 43 Old Hale, Broughton, Lancashire, England, with the family of James and Alice Walmsley.4
1861Ulverston, Lancashire, EnglandJohn Smith, age 33, appears as head of household in the census of 1861 in Ulverston, Lancashire, England, with Ellen Smith, John Henry Smith and Seth Smith. (an unknown value.)27
1871Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandJohn Smith, age 44, appears as head of household in the census of 1871 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Bromley and John Henry Smith. Alexander Beatie, age 26, was enumerated as a lodger with this family. He was a police constable and was born in Scotland.7
1881Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandJohn Smith, age 54, appears as head of household in the census of 1881 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Bromley.8

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
1841Backlane, Penwortham, Lancashire, EnglandJohn Smith resided in 1841 at Backlane, Penwortham, Lancashire, England, with sisters Elizabeth, Ann, Ellen, and daughter of Ann, Mary Smith. Neighbors (both farmers) were the families of Henry Bamford (who was his brother-in-law) and Robert Smith (who may have been his uncle.)3
1856Eccleston, Lancashire, EnglandHe resided in 1856 at Eccleston, Lancashire, England.5
November 1857Gill Banks, Ulverston, Lancashire, EnglandHe and Margaret Bromley resided in November 1857 at Gill Banks, Ulverston, Lancashire, England.26
186116 Neville Street, Ulverston, Lancashire, EnglandJohn Smith resided in 1861 at 16 Neville Street, Ulverston, Lancashire, England, with his sister, Ellen, and his sons, Seth and John Henry.27
1871Dalton, Lancashire, EnglandHe and Margaret Bromley resided in 1871 at Dalton, Lancashire, England, with their son, John Henry.7
188154 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, EnglandJohn Smith and Margaret Bromley resided in 1881 at 54 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England.8
October 188754 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, EnglandJohn Smith and Margaret Bromley resided in October 1887 at 54 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England.28
September 189025 Marsh Street, Barrow-In-Furness, England      John Smith resided in September 1890 at 25 Marsh Street, Barrow-In-Furness, England.29

Citations

  1. [S983] England Births and Christenings: John Smith, 11 February 1827, Penwortham, Ancestry.com.
  2. [S1150] John Smith Baptism Record: Research done by Peter Bamford, Lytham, Lancashire, England at the Lancashire Record Office and sent to Taryn L. Phelan on 17 May 2010, 11 February 1827, Lancashire County Record Office.
  3. [S489] 1841 England Census, Lancashire, Penwortham, England, GSU Roll 20, 306913.
  4. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Broughton, England, GSU Roll 87293-87294.
  5. [S507] Certificate, John Smith and Margaret Bromley marriage of 22 Jul 1856.
  6. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Ulverston, England, GSU Roll 543090, John Smith.
  7. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-in-Furness, England, GSU Roll 848078.
  8. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023.
  9. [S1150] John Smith Baptism Record: shows mother as Margaret Smith, singlewoman, 11 February 1827, Lancashire County Record Office.
  10. [S983] England Births and Christenings: John Smith, shows mother as Margaret Smith, Ancestry.com.
  11. [S1150] John Smith Baptism Record: shows his birthdate as 10 Dec 1826, 11 February 1827, Lancashire County Record Office.
  12. [S489] 1841 England Census, Lancashire, Penwortham, England, GSU Roll 20, 306913.
  13. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Broughton, England, GSU Roll 87293-87294, shows age 23.
  14. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Ulverston, England, GSU Roll 543090, shows age 33 and birthplace as Leyland, Lancashire.
  15. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-in-Furness, England, GSU Roll 848078, shows age 44 and Leyland, Lancashire as birthplace.
  16. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023, shows age 54 and Penwortham as birthplace.
  17. [S235] Seth Smith entry, Death Certificate Deaths in the Town of Waterbury, Volume 5, January 1907-December 1910, Page 158 (16 August 1909).
  18. [S624] Lancashire Police Department, John Smith's Police History, Lancashire, England, Reference PLA 11/10, Page 49: PLA 11/10, Page 49; shows Penwortham as birthplace.
  19. [S645] Lancashire Police Department, John Smith's Pension Record, Lancashire, England, Reference PLA 14/19/2, Page 232: shows Penwortham as birthplace.
  20. [S667] John Smith, John Smith Death Certificate, shows age 62.
  21. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) John Smith and Margaret Bromley,Parish of Eccleston (Near Chorley); Parish Registers of Ecdleston (near CHolrey), 1603-1938.
  22. [S623] Lancashire Parish Clerk Project, Marriages at St. Michael and All Angels, Register: Marriages 1837-1873, Page 144, Entry 288: John Smith and Margaret Bromley, 22 July 1856.
  23. [S624] Lancashire Police Department, John Smith's Police History, Lancashire, England, Reference PLA 11/10, Page 49: PLA 11/10, Page 49; shows married with one child.
  24. [S641] Margaret Smith, Margaret Smith's Death Certificate, shows wife of John Smith.
  25. [S624] Lancashire Police Department, John Smith's Police History, Lancashire, England, Reference PLA 11/10, Page 49: PLA 11/10, Page 49.
  26. [S647] John Henry Smith, Birth Certificate (21 December 1857).
  27. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Ulverston, England, GSU Roll 543090.
  28. [S641] Margaret Smith, Margaret Smith's Death Certificate.
  29. [S667] John Smith, John Smith Death Certificate.
  30. [S645] Lancashire Police Department, John Smith's Pension Record, Lancashire, England, Reference PLA 14/19/2, Page 232.
  31. [S388] England and Wales, Free BMD Death Index:1837-1983: John Smith, 1890 (Jul-Aug-Sep Quarter); Volume 8e, Page 530.
  32. [S667] John Smith, John Smith Death Certificate, shows died from heart and kidney disease.
  33. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Ulverston, England, GSU Roll 543090, shows the son of John Smith as Seth Smith.
  34. [S229] Certificate, Seth Smith and Hannah Mary Rigg marriage of 8 July 1878, shows father as John Smith.
  35. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, England Marriages, 1700-1900; Seth Smith and Hannah Mary Rigg; shows the groom's father as John Smith.
  36. [S647] John Henry Smith, Birth Certificate, shows father as John Smith (21 December 1857).
  37. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Ulverston, England, GSU Roll 543090, shows the son of John Smith as John H. Smith.
  38. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-in-Furness, England, GSU Roll 848078, shows the son of John Smith as John H. Smith.
  39. [S646] Certificate, John Henry Smith and Dorothy Storey marriage of 1 February, 1882, shows father as John Smith.