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William Henry Smethers
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1790
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 1852
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

1st child Jacob Smethers jr & lst wife Rosina Kolb
WILLIAM HENRY SMETHERS b June 16 1790 Luzerne Co Pa (JACOB JR, JACOB Sr, WILLIAM SMITHERI) d Mar 3 1852 Salem Township, Luzerne Co Pa.
+1 MARY Maria HARMON July 3 1809 Luzerne Co PA b Aug 7 1792 Pa d Nov 25 1846 Salem Township, Luzerne Co Pa daughter of CONRAD HARMON and MARGARET HOUSER
Came to Salem Township before Before 1800.

WILLIAM HENRY SMETHERS:AKA Henrich Schmetter listed as a deacon of Salem Union Church (Old Stone Church). This Church is located about 4 miles northeast of Berwick, Pa Salem Township and Henry is buried there.

Mary Maria Harmon 96867092
lst wife link they had 9 kids

FROM BIBLE OF HENRY SMETHERS Printed 1830, Kimer and Sharpless 3 Vine St Philadelphia, PA
This family resided in Salem and Nescopeck Twps.
Henrich Schmetter, born June 16 1790
Maria Herman, born Aug 1792

1810 Luzerne Co Census Salem Township Pa Luzerne
M252_49 Page: 95>Image: 120
Smethers Henry - 16-25 b 1785-1792
living with a female 16-25 b 1785-1792 [Mary Harmon]

NOTE:Wm Henry and wife Maria Harmon were Sponsors for:
1-St Paul Salem Church Salem Twp. Luzerne Co PA 1825 - 1874 Baptisms,Confirmations, and Communions-Sponsors -
Henrich Schmetter and wife Maria>
Parents - John Schober and wife Catharina
Child - Absalom>Born - Sept 20, 1825>Bap.- Nov 6, 1825
2-Sponsors - Henrich Schmetter and wife Maria
>Parents - Philipp Kleintop and wife Elisabeth
Child - Karl Philipp>Born - July 25 1828>Bap - Aug 2 1828>
3-Sponsors - Henric Schmetter and wife Maria
>Parents - John Werner and wife Maria
Child - Alexander>Born - Mar 7 1830>Bap - June 12 1830
4-Sponsors - Heinrich Schmetter and wife Maria
>Parents - Adam Biegeli and wife Christina
Child - Christina>Born - July 19 1830>Bap - Aug 7 1830
5-Sponsors - Henrich Schmetter and wife Maria
>Parents - Sem Kuhn and wife Lidia
Child - Henrich>Born - May 16 1836>Bap - July 2 1836
6-Sponsors - Henry Smethers and wife Maria
>Parents - Jeremiah Smethers and wife Catherine
Child - Frances Emily>Born - July 18 1844>Bap - Sept 22 1844
7-Sponsors - Henry Smethers and wife Maria
>Parents - Joseph Werner and wife Carolina
Child - Clorissa>Born - Dec 8 1844>Bap - Jan 12 1845

1850 census pg 126 Roll M432_793 Salem Twp Luzerne co Pa
Henry age 58 b 1792
Elizabeth wife 45 b 1805 2nd wife/widow Conrad Bloss
Susannah Bloss age 10 b 1840 Elizabeth's dau w/Conrad
John Bloss age 20 b 1830 Elizabeth's son/w Conrad

Children William Henry Smethers & lst wife Maria Harmon
1Jacob born Dec 5 1811 +Elisabeth Seybert
>Duane Smithers line DNA participant proves this line
2Samuel, born Oct 28, 1813 +Margaret Raber
3Litte, born Jan 1, 1815 Lydia +Samuel Keen
4Lavenia, born Jan. 29, 1818 +Philip Hess
5Johannes, born Oct 27, 1821 +Mary Fenstemaker b 1819
6Jeremias, born Jan 29, 1823 +Catherine Zeiser
7Heinrich, born Jan 6, 1825 +Lucinda Cope
8Jesaia, born Apr 27, 1828 +1Sarah Ann Hill +2Mary Hill
9Salome, born Dec 4, 1831 +Jeremiah Stoud
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William Henry Smethers m2 ELIZABETH BITTENBENDER BLOSS [widow of Conrad Bloss] ABT 1848 Luzerne Co Pa born 1 Jul 1801 dau of Jacob Bittenbender Jr and Anna Maria Harter.

Conrad Bloss in Luzerne Co PA.
In the administration of Jacob Smethers sr estate August term 1827, Conrad Bloss is mentioned as one of twelve
"12 honest and lawful men."

Old Stone Church Cemetery Salem Twp Luzerne Co Pa
Mary Smethers Died 1846 Age 54 years– Mary Harmon
Henry Smethers Died 1852 Age 61 years– William Henry himself
Samuel Smethers Died 1874 Age 61 years-1813 son/o Wm
Catherine Smethers Died 1853 Age 29 years-1824 dil/o Wm
Henry Smethers Died 1860 Age 34 years-1826 son/o Wm Henry
Sarah Smethers Died 1849 Age 21 years-1828 dil/o Wm Henry 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Harmon Smethers (1792 - 1846)*
 
 Children:
  Jacob Smethers (1811 - 1868)*
  Samuel Smethers (1813 - 1874)*
  John A Smethers (1821 - 1894)*
  Jeremiah Smethers (1823 - 1883)*
  Henry Smethers (1825 - 1860)*
  Josiah Smethers (1828 - 1902)*
  Salome Smethers Stout (1831 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Stone Church Cemetery
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Larry
Record added: Sep 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96867043
 

Gone but never forgotten!
- Dalice Fadden
 Added: Oct. 25, 2016
A man amongst men was he...
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 11, 2012
 
 
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