Re: Eliza Mary (Smith) Smythe of Kirk's Hill

Mad2250:

Sorry, I should have said Albert Edward was baptized 1844 not 1944.

It¹s late; I¹m going to bed now.

Dave


On 1/15/11 11:42 PM, "David Winter" <davidwinter@...> wrote:

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> Hi Mad2250:
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> Thanks for the insight.
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> Possibly another case of Smythe changing to Smith; Winter changing to
> Winters; Dow to Dowe; Mac to Mc / Mc to Mac; Green / Greene; McCully /
> McCulley etc.
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> In the St. George¹s Anglican Records, Parrsboro, Albert Edward was baptized
> 16 Jun 1944 , s/o Robert and Ann Smythe; David was baptized Smythe; Isabella
> was baptized and died Smythe at age 7; John was baptized Smythe and retained
> that surname throughout, m/1 Margaret Maria Durant. Some of the baptisms
> refer to West Mountain while others refer to Kirk Hill.
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> Think these were all children of Robert Smythe and Annie Curry.
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> Robert is Smyth in 1891 and Smith in 1901:
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> 1891 Census;
> 3948 PARRSBORO B 148 SMYTH ROBERT 56 M
> 3948 PARRSBORO B 148 SMYTH MARY 55 M
> 3948 PARRSBORO B 148 SMYTH CLARAH 25
> 3948 PARRSBORO B 148 SMYTH JOHN 20
> 3948 PARRSBORO B 148 SMYTH ETTA 13
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> Automated Genealogy Version;
> 1901 Cumberland County Census, Diligent River family #109, SMITH:
> 1   109 Smith Robert M   Head M Apr 14 1835 65
> 2   109 Smith Mary Ann F   Wife M Aug 9 1837 63
> 3   109 Beaton Cresty F   Servant S Jul 15 1880 20
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> Anyway, regardless, I think these are all the same family. The question is
> when does one switch from one surname spelling to the other in their
> program.
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> Dave
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> On 1/15/11 11:08 PM, "mad2250" <mad2250@... <mailto:mad2250%40yahoo.com>
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>> > Although not directly related to Albert,my husband and family have several
>> > legal documents which spell his name as Albert E. Smith. He and his
>> brothers
>> > acquired land from St. George's, situated alongside Kirk Hill, in 1858.
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>> > yoke of oxen, they moved a house from up on Kirk Hill(can't find if it was
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>> > Smith home) down to the new property, where it still stands today. The
>> > brothers eventually sold their share of the property to one brother,
>> Robert.
>> > In 1883, there is a transfer of deed signed by "Albert E. Smith and Eliza
>> M.
>> > Smith" to Robert. Robert, a widow, m/2 Mary Ann(Rutherford), widow of
>> Alfred
>> > F. Delaney and both lived there until their deaths. Robert deeded the
>> property
>> > to his step-grandson, Wilbert Delaney.
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>> > --- In nscumber@yahoogroups.com <mailto:nscumber%40yahoogroups.com>
>> <mailto:nscumber%40yahoogroups.com> , David
>> > Winter <davidwinter@...> wrote:
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>>>> >> > I have her m/1 to Albert Edward Smythe not Smith.
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>>>> >> > Dave
>>>> >> > ============
>>>> >> > Amherst Daily News, Wednesday, April 23, 1941, pg. #4; Reel #2684,
>>>> NSARM,
>>>> >> > Halifax, N.S.
>>>> >> > OBITUARY: Eliza Mary Smith
>>>> >> > Parrsboro, April 21 - The death of Eliza Mary Smith, widow of Albert
E.
>>>> >> > Smith of Parrsboro, and daughter of the late David Albert and Margaret
>>> >> Dewis
>>>> >> > Smith, occurred at the home of her daughter, Ada, in Calgary, Alta.,
>>>> April
>>>> >> > 14. Her parents were early settlers at Kirk's Hill, Parrsboro, where
>>>> she >>
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>>>> >> > born 91 years ago. She resided here, where she was a highly respected
>>>> >> > citizen, until the death some years ago of her husband. She is
>>>> survived by
>>>> >> > one son, M.D. Smith, Florida; four daughters, Mrs. Spinney, Belmont;
Mrs.
>>>> >> > Gourley, Los Angeles; Mrs. Caswell, Wellesley, Mass.; and Ada H. >>>>
Smith,
>>>> >> > Calgary, Alta.; and one sister, Mrs. T.R. Kirkpatrick, of Worcester,
>>>> Mass.
>>>> >> > There are also several grandchildren. Interment will be in Parrsboro
>>>> in the
>>>> >> > United Church Cemetery and the funeral service will be conducted by
Rev.
>>>> >> > Howard Hamilton.
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>>>> >> > Source: Dave Winter, 12 Jan 2011
>>>> >> > ==============
>>>> >> > Cumberland Marriage Index by Don Lewis:
>>>> >> > SMYTH ALBERT EDWARD 29 S PARRSBORO PARRSBORO ROBERT ANNIE
>>>> >> > 25 Nov 1874 Cumberland County, N.S.
>>>> >> > SMITH ELIZA MARY 24 S PARRSBORO ALBERT MARGARET 625
>>>> >> > ==============
>>>> >> > Her Hubby:
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>>>> >> > NSARM Cumberland Deaths, 1928; Book #120; Page #648
>>>> >> > Albert Edward Smith, Parrsboro, Married, Carpenter and Farmer
>>>> >> > Born 16 Oct 1842, N.S.
>>>> >> > Died 30 Apr 1928, Parrsboro, age 86 years, 6 months, 14 days, of Old
Age
>>>> >> > S/o Robert Smith, Ireland, and Miss Currie, Ireland
>>>> >> > Informant; Mrs. Albert Smith, Parrsboro, Wife
>>>> >> > Buried 21 May 1928, New Methodist, Parrsboro
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > Source: Dave Winter, 12 Jan 2011
>>>> >> > =================
>>>> >> > The son:
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>>>> >> > Cumberland Birth Index:
>>>> >> > 4 Jan 1876 255 37 PARRSBORO PARRSBORO SMITH MEDLEY DEWIS ALBERT E
>>>> ELIZA
>>>> >> > SMITH 23 11 1874 605
>>>> >> > ===================
>>>> >> > 1881 Census;
>>>> >> > 6134 MILL VILLAGE A 134 SMITH ALBERT 35 M
>>>> >> > 6134 MILL VILLAGE A 134 SMITH ELIZA 30 M
>>>> >> > 6134 MILL VILLAGE A 134 SMITH MEDLEY 5
>>>> >> > 6134 MILL VILLAGE A 134 SMITH FLORENCE 3
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>>>> >> > 1891 Census:
>>>> >> > 3560 PARRSBORO A 160 SMITH ALBERT 45 M
>>>> >> > 3560 PARRSBORO A 160 SMITH ELIZA 39 M
>>>> >> > 3560 PARRSBORO A 160 SMITH MEDLEY 15
>>>> >> > 3560 PARRSBORO A 160 SMITH FLORENCE 13
>>>> >> > 3560 PARRSBORO A 160 SMITH GERTRUDE 8
>>>> >> > 3560 PARRSBORO A 160 SMITH ADA 2
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>>>> >> > 1901 Census;
>>>> >> > 9202 PARRSBORO A 202 SMITH ALBERT HEAD 50 18 10 1850
>>>> >> > 9202 PARRSBORO A 202 SMITH ELIZA WIFE 48 6 1 1853
>>>> >> > 9202 PARRSBORO A 202 SMITH FLORENCE DAUGHTER 23 22 9 1877
>>>> >> > 9202 PARRSBORO A 202 SMITH GERTRUDE DAUGHTER 18 4 6 1882
>>>> >> > 9202 PARRSBORO A 202 SMITH ADA DAUGHTER 12 17 12 1888
>>>> >> > 9202 PARRSBORO A 202 SMITH M GRETA DAUGHTER 8 24 11 1892
>>>> >> > 9202 PARRSBORO A 202 SMITH WILLIAM BROTHER 73 12 7 1827
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