76. Jane Scheuers
was born on 3 Jan 1859 in Waupun, WI, USA.7,11 She died on 30 Apr 1949 in Benton
Twp, Berrien, MI. Jennie (housewife) Source-death cert. [1949-323]
3Jan1859 to 30Apr1949
born in Waupun, Wis.
buried in Crystal Springs Cem.
Obit--THE NEWS PALLADIUM, BENTON HARBOR, MICH. May 02,1949
MRS. JENNIE SMALLIDGE
Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie Smallidge will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday
at the Dean chapel, with the Rev. H.A.Blanning of the First Congregational church
officiating. Burial will be in Crystal Springs cemetery. Mrs. Smallidge died
Saturday morning at her farm home on Smallidge avenue, Benton township, where
she had resided for the past 60 years. Her death followed a long illness.
THE HERALD-PRESS, ST. JOSEPH, MICH. SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 1949.
Mrs. Jennie Smallidge, 90, died at 10:15 a. m. today at her farm home on Smallidge
ave., Benton township, where she had resided for the past 60 years She had been
ill for the past two years and was confined to her bed for the past two weeks.
Born Jan. 3, 1859, at Waupun, Wis, she was married to the late George Smallidge
in Wisconsin in 1887. He preceded her in death on May 9, 1935.
Survivors include three sons, Harry Smallidge of Benton Harbor, Floyd Smallidge
of Sister Lakes and Roy Smallidge of Benton township; a daughter, Mrs. Harry
Phillips, at home, a step-son, Ned Smallidge, Buchanan; a step-daughter, Miss
Marian Carlisle, Elgin, Ill; a brother, John Scheuers, Waupun, Wis, and two grandchildren.
The casket bearing the body is at the Dean chapel, where friends may call. Funeral
arrangements are incomplete.
Probate Court Ask Administrator
Petition for the appointment of an admimstrator for the estate of Jennie Smallidge,
a resident of Benton township who died on April 30, 1949, was filed in probate
court today. The estate is valued at $3,500 in real estate and the heirs include
her children, Harry, Floyd and Roy Smallidge and Rose Phillips, all of Benton
Herald Press, The | Saint Joseph, Michigan | Friday, November 04, 1949 | Page
6 She was buried on 3 May 1949 in Crystal Springs Cemetery, Benton Township,
Berrien, MI. listed in 'Waupun Leader News':
1886 Mar. 21 - G.H. Smallidge, Trenton and Jane Scheuers, Alto. Death record
for l886 in 'Waupun Leader News': 1886 May 25 - Mrs. Geo. Smalledge, Trenton.
[This is presumed to be the first wife of George Smallidge: census indicates
he was married twice].
1900 census;MI, Berrien Co, Benton twp, 14 JUNE, p. 206 (E.D. 57, Sheet 9,
line 21), lists #192-195 Smallidge, Edmond, DEC 1877, 22, M-2. WI-NY-NY, farmer,
own free of mortgage, can read and write, with wife Maud, NOV 1878, 21, Ch.O-0,
WI-NY-NY. [Presumed son of George from first marriage].
#193-196 Smallidge, George H., OCT 1851, 48, M-26[presumed from first marriage],
NY-NY-NY, farmer, read & write, own with a mortgage, with wife Jennie, JAN
1853, 37, Ch.7-7, WI-NY-WI, and children: Harry A. JUN 1888, 11-WI; Garry G.
MAR 1890, 10-MI; Laura M.JUN 1891, 8-MI; Lloyd E. APR 1893, 7-MI; Chester A.
OCT 1895, 4-MI; Rose DEC 1897, 2-MI; and Ray JUL 1899, 10/12-MI.
1910 census:MI, Berrien Co, Benton twp, (E.D.57, 29 April, p 29 #198-199 is
George H. Smallidge, 58, M2-23[obviously 26 in 1900 refers to a previous marriage],
NY-NY-NY, farmer, own free of mortgage, with wife Jennie 46, M1-23, Ch.7-6,
Netherlands-Netherlands; with children: Garret 20-MI, Floyd 17-MI, Chester 14-MI,
Rose 12-MI and Ray 10-MI.
192O census:MI, Berrien Co, Benton twp, (E.D. 78, sheet 20, line 28), 28 January
#386-669 is Smallidge, George H. 68-NY-NY-MY-farmer, with Jennie 59-WI-Holland-Holland,
Garry G. 29-MI. Floyd E. 26-MI, Chester A. 24-MI, Rose M. 22-MI and Ray 20-MI.
[Based on birthplaces of Harry and Garry, this family moved from Wisconsin
to Michigan between JUN 1888 and MAR 1890.]
Petition for the appointment of an tdmimstrator for, the estate of Jennie
Smallidge, a resident of Benton township who died on April 30, 1949, was filed
in probate couit today. The estate is valued at$3,500 in real estate and the
heirs include her children, Harry, Floyd and Roy Smallidge and Rose Phillips,
ail of Benton Harbor.
THE HERALD-PRESS, ST. JOSEPH, MICH. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1949.
Jane Scheuers and George Henry Smallidge were married on 21 Mar 1888 in Alto
Twp, Fond du Lac, WI.13
George Henry Smallidge was born on 30 Oct 1851 in Bath,
Steuben, NY. He died on 9 May 1935 in Benton Harbor, Berrien, MI.
George Henry (farmer) Source-death cert. [1935-329]
30 Oct 1851 to 9 May 1935
buried-Crystal Springs Cem.
born in Bath, NY
Obit -- THE JOURNAL-ERA Berrien Springs Michigan Thursday,May 16,1935
FATHER E.J. SMALLIDGE DIES AT BENTON HARBOR
Funeral rites were held Monday afternoon at the Dean mortuary in Benton Harbor,
for the late George H. Smallidge, father of E.J.Smallidge, well known Pipestone
township farmer. burial took place in Crystal Springs cemetery. Mr. Smallidge
, who was 83 years old, died Thursday evening, the victim of a heart attack.
He was born in Bath, N.Y., Oct.30,1851, moved to Wisconsin at 14 and in 1874
was married to Miss Diantha Baxter, who died at Fox Lake, Wis. in 1885. Surviving
children are Mrs. Marian Carlisle of Chicago and E.J. Smallidge of Eau Claire.
In March 1888, the deceased married a second time to Miss Jennie Scheuers at
Fox Lake and came to Benton Harbor the same year. He was buried on 13 May 1935
in Crystal Springs Cemetery, Benton Township, Berrien, MI. Jan 11
Benton Harbor Mich
Mr. E. F. Smallidge
I conclude from your letter of Dec 26 1898 that we must have sp???d from the
same source I have herd my Father tell about the same story about a man by the
name of Smallidge giveing his youngest son as hostage for himself & that
son came to America I was in York state on a visit some 12 years ago & was
talking with one of my cousins about our ancestors & he had a story from
his Father that the said Smallidge that was given as hostage for his father had
too sons One of them staid in the East & the other went West that is it was
west too them at that time he went into York State or more properly into New
York State I do not know everything very definit farther back than my Grandfather
he had William Henery Charles Jerome & George for sons & Saloma &
Smantha for Daughters All dead except Saloma of corse they are all Uncles &
Aunts to me except Henery who is my father William was a Hotell keeper in Detroyt
Mich & his family are all there yet the rest of them are all still in N.Y.
Except one cousin by the name of Frank who went to Minn some six or eight years
ago the last I herd from him he was hurt I think with a binder 30 years ago My
mother with my brother sister & myself went to Wis to her Uncles near Beaver
Dam my sister died My brother & Myself have ben in the west since I did live
near Durand Peppin Co Wis three years & used to go to Loake City Reeds &
Waubashan quite often have ben out into the state as far as Plainview My brother
is a Baptist Minister is preaching in this State now I have a family of 5 boys
& 4 girls living I lost one little girl 9 years ago I am living with my second
wife I gess I have given quite a family History I would like it very much if
I could see you & have a talk with you I gess I can talk better than I can
write My wife says I would talk evey ones arm off Eneyway now if ever you or
eney of your folks should come to Chicago it will cost you no more to run over
& see me than it would to stay in Chicago one Night especially in the summer
when the boats run I live too miles from the G&M steam boat dock out on the
PS the only one by the name of Smallidge that we ever heard of except our one
family untill now was aman that found my Uncle Charles on an Oil Boat in Buffalow
N.Y. When he was in the Oil business in Penn - & that was quite a good meny
Hoping to here from you agane I remaine
G H Smallidge
Jane Scheuers and George Henry Smallidge had the following children:
|Harry A. Smallidge was born on 10 Jun
1888 in Benton, Berrien, MI. He died on 15 Aug 1965 in Berrien Center,
Michigan. Harry (laborer) Source-death cert. [1965-872]
10 Jun 1888 to 15 Aug 1965
wife-Lula (no maiden name given) (died 1961)
born in Wis.
Buried in Crystal Springs Cem.
Obit--THE NEWS PALLADIUM, BENTON HARBOR, MICH. August 17, 1965
SMALLIDGE RITES SET
Funeral services for Harry Smallidge, 76, of 372 Linden Court, Benton Harbor,
will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Reiser funeral home. The Rev. Ellis
Marshburn of the First Presbyterian church will officiate. burial will be in
Crystal Springs cemetery. Mr. Smallidge died Sunday night in the Berrien County
Hospital, Berrien Center. He was buried on 18 Aug 1965 in Crystal Springs Cemetery,
Benton Township, Berrien, MI.
|Garret(Garry) G. Smallidge was born on
7 Mar 1890 in Berrien County, MI. He died on 15 Sep 1948 in Benton
Harbor, Berrien, MI. Garry (farm laborer) Source-death cert [1948-989]
7 Mar 1890 to 15 Sep 1948
born in Berrien county
buried in Riverview Cem.
Obit -- THE NEWS-PALLADIUM, BENTON HARBOR,MICH September 16,1948
GARRY G. SMALLIDGE
Following one years illness, Garry G. Smallidge, 58, of Benton Township, died
at 9 a.m. wednesday while enroute to Mercy hospital. He was born on March 07,1890,
in Benton Township, a son of the late George Smallidge and Mrs. Jennie Smallidge,
who survives. Other survivors are a sister, Mrs Harry Phillips and three brothers
Harry, Floyd and Roy, all of Benton Township. He served with the 339th infantry
division fighting in Russia in World War I and was a member of the D.A.V.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Kerlikowski chapel
and burial will be in Soldiers park in Riverview cemetery. He was buried on
18 Sep 1948 in Riverview Cemetery, St. Joseph, Berrien, MI.
was born on 7 Mar 1890 in Benton Twp, Berrien, MI.|
|Laura M. Smallidge
was born in Jun 1891 in Ottawa Co., MI. She died on 21 Mar 1901 in
Benton Twp, Berrien, MI. Laura Source-Death cert. [1901-B-12]
mother-Jennie Squires Michigan Death Index
|Lloyd(Floyd) E. Smallidge was born on
28 Apr 1893 in Ottawa Co., MI. He died on 30 Apr 1979 in Lee, Van
Buren, MI. Michigan Vital Records - Floyd E. Smallidge, Male, born
April 28, 1893, death April 30, 1979 in Lee, Van Vuren, MI. City of Residence
Harrisville, Kent, MI Death Certificate No. 20705. TRACES LOOT TO JUNKYARD
Sister Lakes Man Finds Stolen Property In B. H. Yard
Floyd Smallidge. Napier Road,Sister Lakes was successful in tracking down some
junk and equipment stolen from his barn Monday night, according to Benton Harbor
police. Smallidge told Officer Howard Willming that, when he discovered three
heating stoves and several wheels and tires had been taken from his barn, he
decided to check local junkyards, and recognized his property at the Martin Brothers
scrap yard. 239 Hinkley street.
Police accompanied Smallidge to the scrap yard, where they got the name of the
person who allegedly sold the junk for S18.44. Police advised Martin Brothers
officials to hold on to the junk and stop payment on the check. Smallidge was
advised to see the Paw Paw judge about a warrant for the suspect.
The property was valued at $100.
THE HERALD-PRESS, ST. JOSEPH, MICH. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1949.
The 1930 census shows Floyd at age 37, living with sister Rose and her family.
It also lists his age at first marriage as 26. I have no record of any wife for
Arthur Smallidge was born on 30 Oct 1895 in Ottawa Co., MI. He
died on 22 Sep 1947 in Benton Harbor, Berrien, MI. Chester Arthur (no
occupation given) Source-death cert. [1947-859]
30 Oct 1895 to 22 Sep 1947
father-G. H. Smallidge-NY
born in Wis.
buried in Crystal Springs Cem.
Obit--THE NEWS-PALLADIUM, BENTON HARBOR, MICH. September 25,1947
CHESTER A. SMALLIDGE
Chester A. Smallidge, 51, Smallidge avenue farmer and veteran of World War
I, died at 1:26 p.m. on Monday at Mercy hospital. His death ended an illness
dating back to 1940. Of that time he had been bedfast only the past six weeks.
Unmarried, Mr. Smallidge resided with his mother, Mrs. Jennie Smallidge.
In addition to his mother he leaves four brothers, Harry, Garry, and Roy, in
Benton Harbor and Floyd at Sister Lakes; one sister Mrs. Rose Phillips, Benton
Harbor; and a half-brother and half-sister. Ned Smallidge, Buchanen, and Mrs.
Marion Carlisle, Elgin, Illinois. There also are several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Smallidge served as an engineer, second class, in the Navy during Worl
War I and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 17. He was
also a member of Lodge No.298, Free and Accepted Masons. Funeral services
will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Dean chapel with the First Congregational
Minister the Rev. H.A.Blanning, in charge. Burial will be in Crystal Springs
cemetery where the Masons will conduct their ritual. The Disable Americans
Veterans and auxiliary will attend the funeral rites. Members are requested
to assemble at the Dean chapel at 1:30p.m. He was buried on 24 Sep 1947 in Crystal
Springs Cemetery, Benton Township, Berrien, MI.
|Rose M. Smallidge.|
Smallidge was born on 15 Aug 1899 in Benton Twp, Berrien, MI.
He died on 25 Dec 1976 in Benton Harbor, Berrien, MI. SMALLIDGE,
ROY 385-07-8677 (MI) b. 15 Aug 1899 d. Dec 1976 lr. 49022 (Benton Harbor, Berrien,
MI) lp. 49022 (Benton Harbor, Berrien, MI)
Roy Clinton (self employed) Source-Death Cert. [1976-1436]
15 Aug 1899 to 25 Dec 1976
buried in Riverview Cem
SS # 385-07-8677
Michigan Vital Records: Roy C. Smallidge, Male, born August 15, 1899, death 25
December 1976 in Greenbush, Berrien, MI Residence: Curtis, Berrien, MI Death
Certificate No. 70905
Obit--THE HERALD-PALLADIUM, BENTON HARBOR, MICH. December 27,1976
Roy C. Smallidge, 77, of 698-A Smallidge Ave., Benton township, died Saturday
in Berrien General Hospital, Berrien Center. He was born Aug.15,1899, in Benton
township. Surviving is a brother, Floyd Smallidge of Grand Rapids. Funeral
services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Fairplain Chapel. Florin funeral
home. Burial will be in Riverview cemetery. He was buried on 28 Dec 1976 in
Riverview Cemetery, St. Joseph, Berrien, MI.