In the 1940 U.S. Census, insurance claim manager George B. Smith, 56, born Maine, was living on Exchange Street in Springfield, Mass., with Maud G., 52, born Maine; coal company yard master Richard, 31, born Maine; and nursary school teacher Marion F., 26, born Mass.They were living in the same house in 1935.
In the 1930 U.S. Census, George B. Smith, 47, born Maine, parents born Canada, was living in Boston, Mass. with Maude G., 47, born Maine, parents born Maine; Richard S., 21, born Maine; Ruth E., 20, born Maine; and Marian F., 16, born Mass.
In the 1920 U.S. Census, George B. Smith, 36, born Maine, was living in Boston, Mass. with Alice M., 32, born Maine; Richard N., 11, born Maine; Ruth E., 10 years, 3 months, born Maine.; and Marion F., 6 years, 3 months, born Mass.
In the 1910 U.S. Census, George P. Smith, 27, born Maine, parents born Canada, was living in Ward 6, Portland, Maine, with Alice M., 22, born Maine,parents born Maine; Richard P., 1, born Maine; and Ruth E., 7 months, born Maine.
George B. Smith and Alice M. Graffam, both of Portland, were married on April 11, 1908. (Maine State Archives)
In the 1900 U.S. Census, hostler Samuel Smith, 51, born October 1849 in Canada, parents born Canada, was living on Washington Street in Calais, Maine with Caroline E., 44, born October 1856 in Canada, parents born Canada; rail road company errand boy George B., 17, born April 1883 in Maine; and Oscar S., 6, born May, 1894 in Maine.
The couple had been married for 18 years and both of their children were still living.
Maud's mother Lucy died in December 1887 of breast cancer about a month after giving birth. John's mother,
Elizabeth Graffam, who had also lost her husband Clement in 1887 moved her family and John's together to raise her grandchildren in Portland.
Maud was the daughter of John W. and Lucy D. Graffam.
George Beverly Smith (1883 - 1960)
Robert Beverly Smith (1910 - 1912)*
Marion F. Smith Short (1914 - 1998)*
Created by: SusanE
Record added: Jan 26, 2013
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