John Bromley Smith1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

M, b. 3 June 1879, d. 8 April 1949
John Bromley Smith
FatherSeth Smith1,15,16,17 b. 5 Mar 1856, d. 15 Aug 1909
MotherHannah Mary Rigg1,10,11,12,13,14 b. 12 Oct 1856, d. 16 Mar 1935
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsThomas Rigg Descendancy Chart
John Smith Descendancy Chart
           John Bromley Smith was born on 3 June 1879 at Moss Side Barrow, Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, England..1,18,19,20,21,22,23,24
     John Bromley Smith appears as John R. Smith, age 11, in the census of 1891 at Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Seth Smith as his son.2    John Bromley Smith immigrated on 24 November 1893 to Brooklyn, New York, the United States of America, John sailed from Liverpool, England on the Germanic with his mother and five siblings: Margaret R., age 10, Beatrice A., age 9, Helen, age 7, Seth, age 5, and Annie, age 2. His father had sailed earlier in the year to the United States.3,25
     John Bromley Smith appears as John B. Smith, age 24, in the census of 14 June 1900 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Seth Smith as his son.4   
     John Bromley Smith, age 21, appears as a boarder in the household of Catherine Morris in the census of 1901 in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England.26   
     John Bromley Smith married Beatrice Welch, daughter of John Welch and Mary Patience Wilson, on 28 January 1903 at 50 South Wilson Street, Waterbury, Connecticut. The couple was joined in marriage by Louis J. Holden, Assistant Pastor of the 2nd Congregational Church.5,27
     John Bromley Smith, age 37, appears as a lodger in the household of John and Ada Laby in the census of 6 January 1920 in 573 North Main Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.7   
     John Bromley Smith, age 37, appears as a lodger in the census of 7 April 1930 in 22 Cottage Place, Waterbury, Connecticut.28   
     John Bromley Smith, age 60, appears in the census of 27 April 1940 in Providence, Rhode Island.8   
     John Bromley Smith died on 8 April 1949 at County Hospital, Douglas, Cochise, Arizona, at age 69 from myocardial failure.29 He was buried on 14 April 1949 at Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire, Connecticut.30

Family

Beatrice Welch b. 16 Jul 1885

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1891Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandJohn Bromley Smith appears as John R. Smith, age 11, in the census of 1891 at Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Seth Smith as his son.2
1900Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutJohn Bromley Smith appears as John B. Smith, age 24, in the census of 14 June 1900 at Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Seth Smith as his son.4
1901Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandJohn Bromley Smith, age 21, appears as a boarder in the household of Catherine Morris in the census of 1901 in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England.26
1920573 North Main Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Bromley Smith, age 37, appears as a lodger in the household of John and Ada Laby in the census of 6 January 1920 in 573 North Main Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.7
193022 Cottage Place, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn Bromley Smith, age 37, appears as a lodger in the census of 7 April 1930 in 22 Cottage Place, Waterbury, Connecticut.28
1940Providence, Rhode IslandJohn Bromley Smith, age 60, appears in the census of 27 April 1940 in Providence, Rhode Island.8

Citations

  1. [S694] John Bromley Smith, Birth Certificate (7 July 1879).
  2. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 6098598.
  3. [S223] Hannah M. Smith and Family, The Germanic N. Y. Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, 24 November 1893; Microfilm serial M237, M237_621.
  4. [S283] Seth Smith household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 431, sheet 5, dwelling 58, family 107.
  5. [S1359] John B. and Beatrice Smith's Marriage Certificate.
  6. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", John Bromley Smith, 1917-1918; Registration Location: Essex County, New Jersey; Roll: 1712345; Draft Board: 2.
  7. [S285] John B. Smith household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 443, sheet 4B, dwelling 41, family 81.
  8. [S1312] John Bromley Smith household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Providence, Rhode Island, population schedule, Providence, ED 6-221, sheet 62A, number of household 275.
  9. [S162] "WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942", John Bromley Smith; Roll: WW2_2283531; Local Board: Fairfield.
  10. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 6098598, shows his mother as Hannah M. Smith.
  11. [S223] Hannah M. Smith and Family, The Germanic N. Y. Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, 24 November 1893; Microfilm serial M237, shows John B. Smith as the child of Annie M. Smith, M237_621.
  12. [S283] Seth Smith household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 431, sheet 5, dwelling 58, family 107, shows mother as Hannah M. Smith.
  13. [S1359] John B. and Beatrice Smith's Marriage Certificate: shows Bromley's mother as Anna M. Rigg.
  14. [S236] The Waterbury Republican-American, 18 Mar 1935, shows one of her surviving sons as Bromley Smith.
  15. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 6098598, shows the son of Seth Smith as John R. Smith.
  16. [S283] Seth Smith household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 431, sheet 5, dwelling 58, family 107, shows the son of Seth Smith as John B. Smith.
  17. [S1359] John B. and Beatrice Smith's Marriage Certificate: shows Bromley's father as Seth Smith.
  18. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 6098598, shows age 11 and birthplace as Barrow.
  19. [S283] Seth Smith household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 431, sheet 5, dwelling 58, family 107, shows age 21, birthdate as June 1879, and birthplace as England.
  20. [S1359] John B. and Beatrice Smith's Marriage Certificate: shows Bromley as age 23 and birthplace as England.
  21. [S161] "WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", John Bromley Smith, 1918.
  22. [S286] Bromley Smith household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-231, sheet 7A, dwelling 35, family 130, shows age 40 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  23. [S1312] John Bromley Smith household, 1940 United States Federal Census, Providence, Rhode Island, population schedule, Providence, ED 6-221, sheet 62A, number of household 275,shows age 60 and birthplace as England.
  24. [S162] "WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942", John Bromley Smith; Roll: WW2_2283531; Local Board: Fairfield; shows Dalton as birthplace.
  25. [S283] Seth Smith household, 1900 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 431, sheet 5, dwelling 58, family 107, shows 1893.
  26. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-in-Furness, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  27. [S1665] CT State Library-(CT Vital Records)-Index of Marriages, 1897-1968, online www.ctatatelibrarydata.org, John Smith and Beatrice Welch, 1903-01-28, Waterbury.
  28. [S286] Bromley Smith household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-231, sheet 7A, dwelling 35, family 130.
  29. [S1141] John B. Smith's Death Certificate, This certificate was found online at genealogy.az.gov where the Arizona Public Health Services provide copies of birth and death certificates.
  30. [S1143] The Waterbury Republican, 12 April 1949, Page 2.