Matilda Kremer
(1819-1881)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Smith

Matilda Kremer 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 1819, , , PA 2 6
  • Marriage (1): John Smith on 18 Apr 1841 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA 1
  • Died: 15 Nov 1881, , Schuylkill, PA at age 62 6 8
  • Buried: Orwigsburg: St. John's Church (White Church), Schuylkill, PA 6

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: on 18 Apr 1841 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 1

2. appeared in the household of Peter Smith Jr. In a census in 1850 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 9 9 The 1850 Census recorded household #32: Peter Smith Sr, farmer, age 60, living with his wife Catherine, 60; Wm., 15; and Hannah, 13.

Next door is Peter Smith Jr., laborer, 34, with wife Catharine, 26; James, 6; and Lewis, 6, twins.

The previous household to Peter Sr. is his son William Smith, 46 [error, should be 26], laborer, with wife Fietta, 23, Emeline, 5; Syletta, 3; and an unamed infant, 3 months.

On the same census page, household 38 is Jacob Smith, laborer, 58, with wife Sarah, 46; Jacob, 26; Emanuel, 23; Henry, 17; Susannah, 15; Amanda, 13; and Matilda, 9. [He is Peter Sr.'s brother?]

Household 40 is John Smith, 35, laborer, with wife Matilda, 26; David, 8; Rebecca, 5; Dianna, 2; and Sarah, 4 months old when the census was recorded on 26 Sep 1850.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. She appeared in the household of Peter Smith Jr. In a census in 1860 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 10 10 The 1860 census recorded related Smith and Riegel families living as neighbors.

Household 306 is Elijah Smith [sic, should be Elias], black smith, age 28. His wife Catherine is 18 [she is the sister of his first wife Pasella Riegel who died in 1857]; and daughters Lizzie 3 [by Elias' first wife] and Priscilla 1. His real estate was valued at $350 and personal estate $150.

Household 310 is William Smith, farmer, 36, with wife Fietta, 34; Emaline, 14; Celetta, 12; Alfred, 9; Thomas, 5; Messura, 3; and Elixander, 11 months when the census was recorded on 18 Jun 1850. Also in the home is farm laborer Peter Spence, 61. William's real estate value is $5700 and personal estate $352.

Household 312 is farmer Daniel Riegel [father of the girls who married Elias Smith], 56, with wife Mary, 56; Lewis, 16; Susannah, 14; Elizabeth, 11. Also in home is servant Elizabeth Sholler, 18, and Joseph Shoppell, 11. Daniel's real estate value is $5000 and personal estate $400.

Household 313 is Joseph Smith, famer, 39, with wife Catherine, 21, and son Francis, 9 months. His real estate is $1200 and personal $152.

Household 314 is Peter Smith Sr., occupation gentleman, 75, with wife Catherine, 65; son Henry, farmer, 30; William, farm laborer, 25; and Hannah, 20. Peter's real estate was $1200, personal $100, and Henry's $3000 and $712.

Household 316 is Peter Smith Jr., farmer, 44, with Catherine, 38; and twin sons Lewis and James, farm laborers, 16. Peter's real estate value is $1200 and personal $165.

Household 324 is John Smith, farm laborer, 45; with wife Matilda, 37; David, 18; Susannah, 14; Sarah, 12; Charles, 6; George, 5; Mary 3; and Franklin, 8 months. John's real estate is $600 and personal $100.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Orwigsburg.

4. appeared in the household of William Smith in a census in 1870 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 11 11 The 1870 census recorded related Smith households living near each other.

Census Household # 6 was William Smith, farmer, 45, living with wife Fietta, 42; Albert, 19; Thomas, 13; Bella, 11; Alexander, 8; William, 6; Lucretia, 4; and Salem, 1. Also in the home is farm laborer Peter Spears, 73. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Orwigsburg. William's farm was valued at $4500 and personal estate $700.

Household 15 is Lewis Rigel, farmer, 25, with wife Seletta [nee Smith], 22; and son Edward, 3.

Household 16 was Henry Smith, farmer, 35, living with Sarah, 22; and sons who were farm laborers: John, 19; Charles, 17. Also in the home is domestic servant Lana Neiswind, 22. Henry's farm was vlaued at $9000 and personal estate $1200.

Household 17 was Joseph Smith, farmer, 46, with wife Catharine, 33; son Francis, 11; Catharine, 7; Amanda, 5; and son Joshua, 3. Joseph's farm value $2000, personal estate $400.

Household 19 was William Smith, farmer, 35, with wife Louisa, 24; and Elizabeth, 3. His farm value was $3000 and personal estate $600.

Household 22 was James Siegfried, laborer, 22, with wife Emaline [nee Smith], 24; and daughter Maria, 2. They are in James' father's home: Israel Siegfried, 53, and his wife Maria, 53. Israel's farm is worth $2500 and personal estate $800.

Household 23 is David Smith, laborer, 28, with wife Caroline, 17. He has no land value and personal estate was $500.

Household 25 is Peter Smith, farm laborer, 52, with wife Catharine, 48; and son James, laborer, 27. Peter's land value is $600 and personal estate $100.

Household 26 is Matilda Smith, 45, widow, with son William, laborer, 19; Mary, 13; Lewis, 7; and Elizabeth, 5. Her land value is $1200 and personal estate $200.

Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Orwigsburg.

5. She appeared on the census in 1880 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 12 The 1880 census recorded Matilda Smith, widow, 54, living with daughter Elizabeth, 15. They and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Matilda married John Smith, son of Peter Smith Jr. and Catherine Zettelmeyer, on 18 Apr 1841 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA.1 (John Smith was born about 1815 in , , PA 2 and died before 1870 in , Schuylkill, PA.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, PA > Schuylkill > Orwigsburg > St. Paul's Lutheran Church John Schmidt and Matilda Kremer 18 Apr 1841.

2 1860 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Roll 1180 Book 1, Page 408.

3 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2NP-Q13 Diana Maria Smith, birth 24 Aug 1847 baptism 07 May 1848.

4 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2NP-6XY Charles Smith b. 31 Dec 1853.

5 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2NP-FZG Frank Smith, b. 29 Oct 1859.

6 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=155163450.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 89727. John Smith. Father John Smith. Mother Metilda Kramer. Informant Mrs. John Smith.

8 St. Johns Church (White Church), Orwigsburg, Schyulkill County, Pennsylvania, http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/cemeteries/stjohn1.txt Matilda Smith died 15 Nov 1881.

9 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Brunswick Township, Series: M432 Roll: 828, Page: 159. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4CT-SJS Peter Smith, West Brunswick, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 33.

10 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXR9-T2R West Brunswick, Schuylkill, PA, Pages 38-40, Dwelling Houses 306 to 324.

11 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZTQ-CN7 William Smith, Pennsylvania, United States; citing pages 1-4, households 6-26.

12 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWVZ-SWG Matilda Smith, West Brunswick, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district ED 242, sheet 248D.



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