Roderick Button Smith1,2,3,4

M, b. 24 May 1921, d. 8 January 1994
FatherHervey Button Smith5,6 b. 13 Aug 1887, d. 1942
MotherMary E. Broderick1,7,8 b. 8 Jul 1892, d. 24 Dec 1988
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Roderick Button Smith was born on 24 May 1921 at Hartford, Connecticut..9,10,11,12,13
     Roderick Button Smith appears as Roderick B. Smith, age 8, in the census of 2 April 1930 at Preston Street, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut,in the household of Hervey Button Smith as his son; A lodger, Edward M. Holdberg, was also enumerated with this family.1 Roderick Button Smith resided at 25 Boston Street with his parents and siblings:
Marjorie, Dorothy, Lois, and Hervey. His maternal grandmother was also living with them.1
     Roderick Button Smith appears as Roderick Smith, age 18, in the census of 8 April 1940 at 25 Preston Street, Hartford, Connecticut,in the household of Hervey Button Smith as his son, along with Mary E. Broderick, Lois Martha Smith, Hervey Clement Smith, Marjorie Smith, Joyce Phillips, Mary Manion, Clement Michael Broderick and Ruth E. Chapman.14
     Roderick Button Smith married Virginia May Healy in 1945 at St. Gregory's Church, Dorchester, Massachusetts.15
     Roderick Button Smith died on 8 January 1994 at Santa Barbara, California, at age 72.16,2,17,18 He was buried in January 1994 at Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, California.19

Family

Virginia May Healy b. 1 May 1921, d. 8 Nov 2007
Child

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1930Preston Street, Hartford, Hartford, ConnecticutRoderick Button Smith appears as Roderick B. Smith, age 8, in the census of 2 April 1930 at Preston Street, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut,in the household of Hervey Button Smith as his son; A lodger, Edward M. Holdberg, was also enumerated with this family.1
194025 Preston Street, Hartford, ConnecticutRoderick Button Smith appears as Roderick Smith, age 18, in the census of 8 April 1940 at 25 Preston Street, Hartford, Connecticut,in the household of Hervey Button Smith as his son, along with Mary E. Broderick, Lois Martha Smith, Hervey Clement Smith, Marjorie Smith, Joyce Phillips, Mary Manion, Clement Michael Broderick and Ruth E. Chapman.14

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
2 April 193025 Boston Street, Hartford, ConnecticutRoderick Button Smith resided at 25 Boston Street with his parents and siblings:
Marjorie, Dorothy, Lois, and Hervey. His maternal grandmother was also living with them.1

Citations

  1. [S309] Hersey B. Smith household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 50, sheet 1B, dwelling 12, family 18.
  2. [S394] Rodney Button Smith, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  3. [S1405] Social Security Applications, 1936-2007, Roderick Button Smith.
  4. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Roderick Button Smith.
  5. [S309] Hersey B. Smith household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 50, sheet 1B, dwelling 12, family 18, shows Roderick as Hervey's son.
  6. [S1405] Social Security Applications, 1936-2007, Roderick Button Smith; Father: Hervey B. Smith.
  7. [S394] Rodney Button Smith, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  8. [S1405] Social Security Applications, 1936-2007, Roderick Button Smith; Mother: Mary Broderick.
  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 8 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  10. [S159] Rodney B. Smith, 048-10-2793, Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014,, shows his specific birthdate.
  11. [S1405] Social Security Applications, 1936-2007, Roderick Button Smith; Birth Date: 24 May 1921, Hartford, Connecticut.
  12. [S394] Rodney Button Smith, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  13. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Roderick Button Smith; Birth Date: May 24, 1921.
  14. [S1540] Hervey Smith household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 10-86, sheet 9A, number of household , 156.
  15. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Virginia (Healy) Smith; Spouse: Roderick Button Smith; obituary states that they married in 1945 in St. Gregory's CHurch, Dorchester.
  16. [S159] Rodney B. Smith, 048-10-2793, Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014,.
  17. [S1405] Social Security Applications, 1936-2007, Roderick Button Smith; Death Date: 8 January 1994.
  18. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Roderick Button Smith; Death Date: Jan. 8, 1994.
  19. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Roderick Button Smith; Burial: Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, California.
  20. [S1280] Find-A-Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Virginia (Healy) Smith; shows devoted mother of Roderick B. Smith, Jr.