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Notes for Margaretha "Margaret" Meister Smith

The Family of George Meister & Anna Maria German

1850 census Guilford Twp., Franklin Co., PA Page before is stamped 243 and also stamped 122.
Household 433/473 Census taken October 17, 1850.
George Meister, age 32, farmer, b. Germany
Mary, age 31, b. Germany
Catherine, age 12, b. PA
Christine, age 10, b. PA
Margaret, age 8, b. PA
John, age 5, b. PA
Hiram, age 3, b. PA
Mary, age 2, b. PA

Moved from Franklin Co., PA to Carrol Co., IL with her parents in April 1856

SMITH, WASHINGTON W MISTER, MARGARET 02/27/1858 OMR/0126 CARROLL

1860 census Mt. Carroll, Caroll Co., IL page 1080
Household #1889/1748
Washington Smith, age 26, farmer, b. PA
Margaret, age 19, b. PA

1870 census Mt. Carroll, Caroll Co., IL
Household #32/31
William W. Smith, age 40, farmer, b. Pennsylvania
Margaret, age 27, b. Pennsylvania
Dora, age 9, b. Illinois
Mary, age 7, b. Illinois
John, age 5, b. Illinois
George, age 3, b. Illinois

June 05, 1877 - William Washington Smith died

1880 United States Census Mount Carroll, Carroll, Illinois Page Number 511D
Margret A. SMITH Self Widowed Female W 39 PA Keeping House GERMANY GERMANY
Dora B. SMITH Dau S Female 19 IL At Home PA PA
Mary E. SMITH Dau S Female W 17 IL At Home PA PA
John W. SMITH Son S Male W 15 IL At School PA PA
George W. SMITH Son S Male W 14 IL At School PA PA
Albert E. SMITH Son S Male W 12 IL At School PA PA
Charles E. SMITH Son S Male W 9 IL PA PA
Katie N. SMITH Dau S Female W 5 IL PA PA
Gertie J. SMITH Dau S Female W 3 IL PA PA
Elizabeth SMITH MotherL W Female W 81 PA Boarder GERMANY GERMANY
1900 census Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., Illinois
#148/150
Margaret Smith, head, Aug 1841, age 58, widowed, 10 births, 8 surviving, PA/Germany/Germany
Mary Fulrath, daughter, April 1863, age 37, divorced, 3 births, 3 surviving, IL/PA/PA
Luva Fulrath, granddaughter, June 1888, age 11, IL/IL/IL, at school
Gertrude Smith, daughter,Jan 1877, age 23, single, IL/PA/PA, Teacher

1910 census Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., Illinois
#96/98
Margaret Smith, head, age 68, widowed, 7 births, 5 surviving, PA/Germany/Germany
Lee, grandson, age 12, IL/IL/IL, at school

March 10, 1915 - Margaret died

http://genealogytrails.com/ill/carroll/carrollcemoakhills-z.html
Oak Hill Cemetery, Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., Illinois

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ID: I99651940
Name: Margaretha MEISTER
Given Name: Margaretha
Surname: Meister
Sex: F
Birth: 2 Aug 1841 in Franklin Co. Pennsylvania
Residence: IlIllinois
Change Date: 8 Mar 2002
Note:
Nickname: Margaret
10 children. 2 deceased
Father: George William MEISTER b: 29 Sep 1818 in Hessen Darmstadt,Germany
Mother: Anna Maria GERMAN b: 21 Jan 1820 in Hesse Darmstadt,Germany
Marriage 1 Washington SMITH
Note:
_STATMARRIED
10 children(2deceased babies)
Children
Gertrude SMITH
John SMITH
Dora SMITH
George SMITH
Kate SMITH
George SMITH
Al SMITH
Mary FULRATH


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ID: I12163
Name: William Washington Smith 1
Sex: M
ALIA: Washington /Smith/
Birth: 12 JUL 1830 in York County, Pennsylvania 1
Death: 5 JUN 1877 in Carroll County, Illinois 1
Emigration: 1857 Moved from Pennsylvania to Carroll County, Illinois. 1
Residence: When he married, bought a brick house on Water Street in Mt. Carroll, Illinois where he lived for 4 years, working as a teamster driving teams between Mt. Carroll and Savanna. 1
PROP: SEP 1863 Traded his home in Mt. Carroll, Illinois for 40 acres on Section 8, Mt. Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois; he added to it until he owned 308 acres. 1
Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Mt. Carroll, Carroll County, Illinois 2
Note: Ellis-Martin Families calls this person Washington Smith.

Father: John Smith b: in England
Mother: Elizabeth Unknown b: 8 SEP 1799 in Pennsylvania

Marriage 1 Margaret Meister b: 2 AUG 1841 in Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Married: 27 FEB 1858 in Carroll County, Illinois 1
Children
Dora B. Smith b: 9 JUL 1861 in Mt. Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois
Mary E. Smith b: 8 APR 1863 in Mt. Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois
John W. Smith b: 10 FEB 1865 in Mt. Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois
George W. Smith b: 14 NOV 1866 in Mt. Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois
Albert E. Smith b: 8 SEP 1868 in Mt. Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois
Charles E. Smith b: 25 JUL 1870 in Mt. Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois
Katie N. Smith b: 21 SEP 1874 in Mt. Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois
Jennie G. Smith b: 7 JAN 1877 in Mt. Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois

Sources:
Title: Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Carroll County, Munsell 1913
Note: This book's official title is Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Carroll County, Illinois. Munsell published other county history books for Illinois counties, and added the same History of Illinois book to them. I have a reprint version (by the Higginson Book Company, Salem, Massachusetts) which has the History of Carroll County, Illinois portion only (not the History of Illinois).
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Media: Book
Title: Genealogy Trails, Carroll County, Illinois; http://www.genealogytrails.com/ill/carroll
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ID: I12195
Name: John W. Smith 1
Sex: M
Birth: 10 FEB 1865 in Mt. Carroll Township, Carroll County, Illinois 1
Residence: 1913 Farmed the home place with his mother. 1
Note: According to this source, they had no children.

Father: William Washington Smith b: 12 JUL 1830 in York County, Pennsylvania
Mother: Margaret Meister b: 2 AUG 1841 in Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Marriage 1 Mary E. Christian
Married: 9 FEB 1889

Sources:
Title: Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Carroll County, Munsell 1913
Note: This book's official title is Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois and History of Carroll County, Illinois. Munsell published other county history books for Illinois counties, and added the same History of Illinois book to them. I have a reprint version (by the Higginson Book Company, Salem, Massachusetts) which has the History of Carroll County, Illinois portion only (not the History of Illinois).
Repository:
Media: Book