William Bishop Smith

William Bishop Smith

Birth
Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Death 24 Jan 1916 (aged 78)
New Lancaster, Miami County, Kansas, USA
Burial New Lancaster, Miami County, Kansas, USA
Plot Row J, Lot 191
Memorial ID 35412556 · View Source
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Published in The La Cygne Journal Record - Linn County, KS
Friday, February 4, 1916

William Bishop SMITH was born in the state of Ohio, May 7, 1837; died at New Lancaster, Kansas, Jan. 24, 1916, aged 78 years, 8 months and 17 days.

When but a small boy he moved with his parents to Illinois. He was united in marriage with Angelline HOWATER, Dec. 10, 1857, and a year later they removed to Iowa. There they lived five years, coming to Kansas in 1864. To this union was born fifteen children, nine of whom are still living: Joseph and Clyde in Canada; Henry and James in Oregon; Rachel in Osawatomie; May in Chanute; Irma in Oklahoma; John and Jacob reside in Miami county.

Mr. Smith also leaves a wife, 38 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and a host of friends to mourn his departure.

He was converted thirty years ago in New Lancaster and united with the Brethren church, and has been a very active and devoted Christian ever since, having served as class leader, S.S. superintendent, steward and teacher, and was loved by all who knew him.

His funeral was conducted by his pastor J.N. Edwards and his former pastor Rev. A.J. Shaw, now of Fort Scott, Kansas, after which he was laid to rest in New Lancaster cemetery.
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William and Anjaline were the parents of Rachel Smith(1861-unk), William Henry Smith(1864-unk), Joseph F/T Smith(1869-unk), James Smith(1871-unk), John W Smith(1874-unk), Jacob Smith(1876-unk), Lillie May Smith(1877-unk), Clide Smith(1880-unk), Phebe Smith and Erma I Smith Lyles(1884-unk).

U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
Name: William Bishop Smith
Gender: Male
Birth Place: OH
Birth Year: 1837
Spouse Name: Angaline Howater
Spouse
Birth Place: PA
Spouse Birth Year: 1841
Marriage
Year: 1857
Marriage State: IL
Number Pages: 1

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Wm B Smith
Age in 1860: 23
Birth Year: abt 1837
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1860: Monroe, Johnson, Iowa
Gender: Male
Post Office: Danforth
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Wm B Smith 23
Angeline Smith 19

Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
Name: W R Smith
Census Date: 8 Aug 1865
Residence County: Miami
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Miami
Birth Location: Ohio
Family Number: 461
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Estimated birth year: abt 1837
Line: 13
Roll: ks1865_6
Household Member(s): Name Age
W R Smith 28
Angeline Smith 25
Rachel Smith 4
W H Smith 9/12

1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Wm B Smith
Birth Year: abt 1837
Age in 1870: 33
Birthplace: Ohio
Home in 1870: Miami, Miami, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Post Office: Paola
Household Members: Name Age
Wm B Smith 33
Angeline Smith 30
Rachel Smith 9
William H Smith 5
Joseph F Smith 1

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Wm. B. Smith
Home in 1880: Miami, Miami, Kansas
Age: 43
Estimated birth year: abt 1837
Birthplace: Ohio
Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Angeline Smith
Father's birthplace: New Jersey
Mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farming
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Wm. B. Smith 43
Angeline Smith 39
Wm. H. Smith 15
Joseph T. Smith 11
James Smith 9
John W. Smith 6
Jacob Smith 4
L. M. Smith 3
Clide Smith 5m

Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
Name: W B Smith
Census Date: 1 Mar 1885
Residence County: Miami
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Miami
Birth Location: Ohio
Family Number: 76
Marital Status: Married
Gender: Male
Estimated birth year: abt 1838
Race: White
Line: 26
Roll: KS1885_87
Household Member(s): Name Age
W B Smith 47
Angeline Smith 44
Henry Smith 20
Joseph Smith 16
James Smith 14
John Smith 11
Jacob Smith 9
Lillie M Smith 7
Clide Smith 5
Phebe Smith 3
Erma I Smith 6m

Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
Name: W R Smith
Census Date: 1 Mar 1895
Residence County: Miami
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Miami
Birth Location: Ohio
Family Number: 154
Gender: Male
Estimated birth year: abt 1837
Race: White
Line: 19
Roll: v115_94
Household Member(s): Name Age
W R Smith 58
Angeline Smith 55
John Smith 21
Jacob Smith 19
May Smith 17
Clide Smith 15
Erma Smith 10

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: William Smith
Home in 1900: Miami, Miami, Kansas
Age: 63
Birth Date: May 1836
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Head
Father's Birthplace: New Jersey
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Spouse's name: Angeline Smith
Marriage Year: 1858
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 42
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
William Smith 63
Angeline Smith 59
John W Smith 24
Ermy Smith 14

Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925
Name: W B Smith
Census Date: 1 Mar 1905
Residence County: Miami
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Miami
Birth Location: Ohio
Family Number: 104
Gender: Male
Estimated birth year: abt 1838
Race: White
Line: 8
Roll: ks1905_97
Household Member(s): Name Age
W B Smith 67
Angeline Smith 64
John W Smith 31

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: William B Smith
Age in 1910: 73
Estimated birth year: 1837
Birthplace: Ohio
Relation to Head of House: Father-in-Law
Father's Birth Place: New Jersey
Mother's Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Spouse's name: Angeline Smith
Home in 1910: Miami, Miami, Kansas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Ernest J Lyles 27
Erma I Lyles 25
Orville O Claybourn 13
William B Smith 73
Angeline Smith 69


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  • Maintained by: Sandra Hopkins Ernst
  • Originally Created by: 4losthistory
  • Added: 1 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35412556
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Bishop Smith (7 May 1837–24 Jan 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35412556, citing New Lancaster Cemetery, New Lancaster, Miami County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Sandra Hopkins Ernst (contributor 46551960) .