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James SMITH (1834-1869)

James SMITH1,2 was born in 1834 in Lurgan, Cavan in Ireland.3,4,5 James' parents were Thomas SMITH (b. c.1807 Cavan, Ireland - birth name recorded as SMYTH) and Judith REILLY.3 James was a carrier .6 He was a labourer .3 He married Sarah BUCKLEY on 28 November 1859 in Yass, NSW.3,7,8

he died (aged 35) on 9 December 1869 in Young, NSW. The cause was sunstroke. It is believed that after he came to Australia from England, he refused to wear a hat and this led to the sunstroke.3,9

 

Sarah BUCKLEY10 was the daughter of John P BUCKLEY ( - ) and Mary S GILLIES ( -aft1905). She and James SMITH had the following children:

 

Patrick Michael SMITH (1861-1937) (known as 'Michael')

Frederick Phillip SMITH (1863-1923)

James Thomas SMITH (1865-1869)

Rose Ann SMITH (1868-1951) (known as 'Annie')

Mary Jean SMITH (1869-1952) (known as 'Minnie')

Citations

1{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no. 3301 / 1859. Marriage of James Smith and Sarah Buckley. Registered in the BDM District of Yass
2{S0013}, Certificate - Death : OWEN (nee BUCKLEY), Sarah (0045). Custom Id: NSW 9729 / 1885. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
3{S0607}, Mailing List (Rootsweb) : AUS-NSW-SURNAMES-L Archives : SMITH, James (0062) and BUCKLEY, Sarah (0045) (http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/AUS-NSW-SURNAMES/2006-09/1159058739). Cit. Date: 31 July 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4{S0384}, Researcher : OUTRIDGE, Michael re BUCKLEY, SMITH, DENNISS. Custom Id: SUB026. Cit. Date: 7 January 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Birthplace : Ireland; Age : 30"
Transcript from daughter's Birth Certificate 18339 / 1868. As this information was from his daughter's birth certificate, it is regarded as more reliable than another source which gives Glamorgan, Wales as his birthplace. Age 30 gives calculated birthdate as 1838
5{S0344}, Internet (ancestry.com) 'MyFamily' and/or 'World Tree Project' Matches. Trahair Family Tree; jonathantrahair. Cit. Date: 12 August 2009. Assessment: Unreliable.
Text From Source: "Born : Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales; Date 1836 (app)". This is wrong. He was born in Ireland
6{S0384}, Researcher : OUTRIDGE, Michael re BUCKLEY, SMITH, DENNISS. Custom Id: SUB026. Cit. Date: 7 January 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Occupation : Carrier"
Transcript from daughter's Birth Certificate 18339 / 1868
7{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 3301 / 1859.
8{S0384}, Researcher : OUTRIDGE, Michael re BUCKLEY, SMITH, DENNISS. Custom Id: SUB026. Cit. Date: 7 January 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Date of Marriage : December 1859; Place of Marriage : Yass"
Transcript from daughter's Birth Certificate 18339 / 1868
9{S0156}, Verbal ( Personal Knowlege) : OWEN, Margarette Daphne (0763). Cit. Date: 31 July 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Margarette advises that Pop (John) Owen told her the information about how James died
10{S0015} 1992, Interview : NEWTON (nee OWEN), Sylvia May (0080). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Sylvia Newton (nee Owen) suggests an alternative name to Buckley is Buckland

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 Mar 2014