Sarah
(Abt 1804-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jacob Smith

Sarah 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1804, , , PA 1
  • Marriage (1): Jacob Smith

  General Notes:

Biirth year is approximate. The 1850 Census handwriting is hard to read.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. appeared in the household of Peter Smith Jr. In a census in 1820 in Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 4 4 The only Smiths (or alternate spelling) in the 1820 census Brunswick Township are Peter, Jacob, and the widow Eve.

It appears the 1820 census listings for Brunswick are listed in order of who lived next to others, rather than being alphabetized.

On page 6 we find Peter Smith was recorded with this household
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2 sons born 1811-1820
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1 father Peter born 1776-1795
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1 daughter born 1811-1820
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1 mother born 1796-1804

Listed before Peter are Michael Riegel, Ernst Fisher, and Jacob Paul. Listed after Peter are John Shaner and John Paul.

On page 8 of 9 Jacob Smith was recorded with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1 son born 1811-1820
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1 father Jacob born 1776-1795
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2 daughters born1811-1820
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1 mother born 1796-1804

Listed before Jacob are Michael and Christian Deibert, and after him Daniel Hummel and Magdalena Heiser..

Further down the same page is listed the widow Eve Smith, living alone:
Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1 Eve born before 1775

Listed next after Eve are households Jacob Hoffman born 1776-1795 and Cornelius Hoffman born before 1775. It is very likely the widow Eve Smith is living next to the Hoffmans because the families are related or intermarried.

2. She appeared in the household of Peter Smith Jr. In a census in 1840 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 5 5 In 1834, Brunswick Township was divided into East and West Brunswick. The 1840 census in West Brunswick recorded only 4 Smith households, and they are on the same census page listed near each other...

Following the listing for Daneil Rigle, whose children later married Smiths...

Peter Smith Sr. is listed with this household.
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 3 sons born 1836-1840
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 2 sons born 1831-1835
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19 2 sons born 1821-1825
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1 son born 1811-1820
Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1 father Peter born 1781-1790
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1 daughter born 1836-1840
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1 duaghter born 1821-1825
Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1 mother Catherine born 1781-1790

Next listed is Peter Smith Jr. with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1 father Peter born 1811-1820
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1 daughter born 1826-1830
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1 wife Catherine born 1821-1824
[research note: daughter should be younger considering mother's age.]

Next listed are households for John Shoner Sr., Henry Shoner, Peter Shipe, and Daniel Knittle.

Next listed is Jacob Smith with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1 son born 1836-1840
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1 son born 1831-1835
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 3 sons born 1826-1830
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1 father Jacob born 1791-1800
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2 daugthers born 1836-1840
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1 wife born 1791-1800

Next is William Smith with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2 sons born 1836-1840
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1 son born 1831--1835
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1 William born 1801-1810
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1 born 1831-1835
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1 wife born 1811-1820

3. appeared in the household of Peter Smith Jr. In a census in 1830 in Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 6 6 The 1830 census recorded two Smith brothers living as neighbors.

Following the household of Jacob Hoffman is listed Jacob Smith with his household:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2 sons born 1826-1830
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1 son born 1821-1825
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1 son born 1816-1820
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1 father Jacob born 1781-1790
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1 daughter born 1816-1820
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1 wife born 1791-1800

Next listed is Peter Smith with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 3 sons born 1826-1830
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1 son born 1821-1825
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2 sons born 1816-1820
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1 father Peter born 1791-1800
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1 daughter born 1816-1820
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1 mother Catherine born 1791-1800

Next listed is Arnst Fisher.

4. She appeared in the household of Peter Smith Jr. In a census in 1850 in West Brunswick Twp., Schuylkill, PA. 7 7 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.


Sarah married Jacob Smith, son of Peter Schmidt Sr. and Eva Yoh. (Jacob Smith was born about 1792 in Windsor Twp., Berks, PA 1.)


Sources


1 1850 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, West Brunswick Township, Series: M432 Roll: 828, Page: 159.

2 Marguerite Heffner, Zion Lutheran and Reformed Church Baptism Records (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/schuylkill/church/red.txt online), Carolina Schmidt b. 13 Mar 1816, parents Jacob and Sarah Schmidt, sponsor Eva Schmidt.

3 Phillip A. Rice, Early Records of Zion's or "Old Red" Union Church (Closson Press, Apollo, PA 2003.), page 68.

4 1820 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHGX-G9M Peter Smith and https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHGX-LY3 Jacob Smith.

5 1840 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHTZ-VZ9 Peter Smith, West Brunswig, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 158.

6 1830 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHP7-BTD Peter Smith, Jacob Smith, Brunswick, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing page 92.

7 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.



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