Dorothy Therese Smith1,2,3,4

F, b. 7 December 1914, d. 6 May 2009
FatherHervey Button Smith5,6,7 b. 13 Aug 1887, d. 1942
MotherMary E. Broderick1,2,7 b. 8 Jul 1892, d. 24 Dec 1988
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Dorothy Therese Smith was born on 7 December 1914 at Hartford, Connecticut..8,9,10,11
     Dorothy Therese Smith appears as Dorothy Smith, age 5, in the census of 29 February 1920 at Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut,in the household of Hervey Button Smith as his daughter.1 Dorothy Therese Smith resided on 29 February 1920 at 15 Alden Street, Hartford, Connecticut, with her parents and siblings: Marjorie, and Lois, and her maternal uncle, Clement and her maternal grandmother, Mary Broderick.12
     Dorothy Therese Smith appears as Dorothy Smith, age 15, in the census of 2 April 1930 at Preston Street, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut,in the household of Hervey Button Smith as his daughter; A lodger, Edward M. Holdberg, was also enumerated with this family.2 Dorothy Therese Smith resided on 2 April 1930 at 25 Boston Street, Hartford, Connecticut, with her parents and siblings:
Marjorie, Lois, Roderick, and Hervey. Her maternal grandmother was also living with them.2
     Dorothy Therese Smith married Joseph Anthony Gerath in 1939.13,14 Dorothy Therese Smith resided in 2004 at Severne Park, Maryland.15
     Dorothy Therese Smith died on 6 May 2009 at at home, Linstead Severna Park, Maryland, Australia, at age 94.16,17 She was buried in May 2009 at United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, Maryland.18

Family

Joseph Anthony Gerath b. 12 Jul 1914, d. 1 Feb 2002

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1920Hartford, Hartford, ConnecticutDorothy Therese Smith appears as Dorothy Smith, age 5, in the census of 29 February 1920 at Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut,in the household of Hervey Button Smith as his daughter.1
1930Preston Street, Hartford, Hartford, ConnecticutDorothy Therese Smith appears as Dorothy Smith, age 15, in the census of 2 April 1930 at Preston Street, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut,in the household of Hervey Button Smith as his daughter; A lodger, Edward M. Holdberg, was also enumerated with this family.2

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
29 February 192015 Alden Street, Hartford, ConnecticutDorothy Therese Smith resided on 29 February 1920 at 15 Alden Street, Hartford, Connecticut, with her parents and siblings: Marjorie, and Lois, and her maternal uncle, Clement and her maternal grandmother, Mary Broderick.12
2 April 193025 Boston Street, Hartford, ConnecticutShe resided on 2 April 1930 at 25 Boston Street, Hartford, Connecticut, with her parents and siblings:
Marjorie, Lois, Roderick, and Hervey. Her maternal grandmother was also living with them.2
2004Severne Park, MarylandShe resided in 2004 at Severne Park, Maryland.15

Citations

  1. [S639] Hersey B. Smith household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 49, sheet 21A, dwelling 217, family 404.
  2. [S309] Hersey B. Smith household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 50, sheet 1B, dwelling 12, family 18.
  3. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Dorothy Therese Smith Gerath.
  4. [S1536] Dorothy Gertha's Obituary, online www.barrancofuneralhome.com.
  5. [S639] Hersey B. Smith household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 49, sheet 21A, dwelling 217, family 404, shows Dorothy as Hervey's daughter.
  6. [S309] Hersey B. Smith household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 50, sheet 1B, dwelling 12, family 18, shows Dorothy as Hervey's daughter.
  7. [S1536] Dorothy Gertha's Obituary, online www.barrancofuneralhome.com, shows that she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hervey Button Smith.
  8. [S639] Hersey B. Smith household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 49, sheet 21A, dwelling 217, family 404, shows age 5 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  9. [S309] Hersey B. Smith household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 50, sheet 1B, dwelling 12, family 18, shows age 15 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  10. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Dorothy Therese Smith Gerath; Birth date: Dec. 7, 1914.
  11. [S1536] Dorothy Gertha's Obituary, online www.barrancofuneralhome.com, shows that she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hervey Button Smith and born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut.
  12. [S639] Hersey B. Smith household, 1920 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 49, sheet 21A, dwelling 217, family 404, shows her residence.
  13. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Col. Josep Anthony Gerath, Jr.; Spouse: Dorothy Therese Smith Gerath.
  14. [S1536] Dorothy Gertha's Obituary, online www.barrancofuneralhome.com, shows that she married Joseph A. Gerath, Jr. in 1939.
  15. [S1535] The Hartford Courant, 28 November 2004, shows that she was survived by her sister, Dorothy Gerath, of Severne Park, MD.
  16. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Dorothy Therese Smith Gerath; Death date: May 6, 2009.
  17. [S1536] Dorothy Gertha's Obituary, online www.barrancofuneralhome.com, shows that she died May 6, 2009 at home (Linstead Severna Park).
  18. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Dorothy Therese Smith Gerath; Burial Place: United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, Maryland.