Smith, Amos

Smith, Amos

Male 1821 - 1891  (69 years)

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  • Name Smith, Amos  [1
    Born 17 Jun 1821  Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jan 1891  Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I34709  Sackett
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2015 

    Father Smith, Harvey,   b. 20 May 1796, Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1876, Owego, Tioga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Sacket, Maria,   b. 1798, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1882, Owego, Tioga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1815 
    Children 6 children 
     1. Smith, Amos,   b. 17 Jun 1821, Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1891, Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Smith, Loyal Timothy,   b. 22 Dec 1819, Knox County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1897, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Smith, Cynthia Maria,   b. 16 Sep 1821, Granville, Licking County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1899, Owego, Tioga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Smith, Rev. John C.,   b. 4 Jun 1826, St. Albans Township, Licking County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1890, Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     5. Smith, Ira Eugene,   b. 9 Jun 1829, Granville, Licking County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1894, Granite Station, Arizona Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     6. Smith, Christiana,   b. Unknown,   d. Unknown
     
    Family ID F12379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wilcox, Jane,   b. 1822, Otis, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1863, West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1845  West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Smith, Theodore Edward,   b. 6 Sep 1849, West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     2. Smith, Ella Frances,   b. 19 Jun 1852, West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F12380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jun 1821 - Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Mar 1845 - West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Smith, Theodore Edward - 6 Sep 1849 - West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Smith, Ella Frances - 19 Jun 1852 - West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jan 1891 - Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Amos Smith was superintendant of iron mines, ans was deeply interested in geology and minerology, and was for 24 years superinendent of the Hudson Iron Co.'s mines at West Stockbridge; also for a time at Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y., and at Salsbury, Herkimer Co. Leter he went to Staten Island, where he operated a mine for 15 years. He was a conscientious and philentropic man, and much esteemed. He passed away at the age of 70 years. - [Dr. Dwight Smith; pgs 104-105]
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      1850 Census; West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
      12 Sept., 1850
      204/235
      Amos Smith, 32, M, Laborer, Conn.
      Jane Smith, 28, F, ---, Mass.
      Edward T. Smith, 9/12, M, ---, Mass.
      Mary Maloney, 15, F, ---, Ireland
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      1855 Massachusetts State Census; Berkshire County
      73/92
      Amos Smith, 39, M, Ct.
      Jane Smith, 34, F, Mass.
      Theodore Smith, 5, M, Mass.
      Ellen Smith, 2, F, Mass.
      Cathareine Whalin, 34, F, Ireland
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      1860 Census; West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
      Series: M653 Roll: 487 Page: 553; 12 June 1860
      Post Office: West Stockbridge
      296/283
      Amos Smith, 48, M, Mining, Conn.
      Jane Smith, 39, F, Housekeeper, Mass.
      Theodore Smith, 11, M, ---, Mass.
      Ella Smith, 8, F, ---, Mass.
      Catharine Whalan, 40, F, Servant, Ireland.
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      1860 Census; West Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
      Series: M653 Roll: 487 Page: 553; 12 June 1860
      Post Office: West Stockbridge
      296/283
      Amos Smith, 48, M, Mining, Conn.
      Jane Smith, 39, F, Housekeeper, Mass.
      Theodore Smith, 11, M, ---, Mass.
      Ella Smith, 8, F, ---, Mass.
      Catharine Whalan, 40, F, Servant, Ireland
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      1870 Census; Town of Castleton, Richmond County, New York
      Page No. 270; 5 August, 1870
      Post Office: Tompkinsville, Staten Island
      1208/1591
      Smith, Amos, 53, M, W, Superintendent Mines, Iron, Massachusetts
      Smith, Theodore, 20, M, W, Clerk in Office, Massachusetts
      Smith, Ella, 18, F, W, At home, Massachusetts
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      1880 Census; Castleton, Richmond (Staten Island), New York City-Greater, New York
      Family History Library Film: 1254923
      NA Film No.: T9-0923; Page No.: 122
      Amos SMITH, Self, W, Male, W, 54, MA, Supt. Iron Mine, CT, CT
      Grant B. VROOM, SonL, M, Male, W, 27, NY, Carpenter, NY, NY
      Ella J. VROOM, Dau, M, Female, W, 27, MA, Keeping House, CT, CT
      Amos VROOM, Son, S, Male, W, 6, NY, At Home, NY, MA
      Laura VROOM, Dau, S, Female, W, 2, NY, At Home, NY, MA

  • Sources 
    1. [S765] Dwight Smith, Smith, Dwight, (New York: Tobias A. Wright, Printer and Publisher; 1913) (Reliability: 3).
      Page 76

      HARVY6 SMITH
      75

      HARVY6 SMITH . . . m. Maria Sacket.

      Their children were:
      112 i. Amos, b. at Sandisfield, Mass., June 14, 1816.

      Page 104

      AMOS7 SMITH, son of Harvy6 and Maria Sacket Smith (Dr. Amos,5 Solomon,4 James,3 Daniel,2 Ralph1),
      b. at Sandisfield, Mass., June 17, 1821; d. at Staten Island, N. Y., Jan. 7, 1891. He m. Jane Wilcox, at West Stockbridge, Mass., March 26, 1845. She b. at West Stockbridge, in 1822; d. March 20, 1862, at West Stockbridge. He was superintendent of iron mines, and was deeply interested in geology and minerology, and was for 24 years superintendent of the Hudson Iron Co.'s mines at West Stockbridge; also for a time at Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y., and at Salsbury, Herkimer

      Page 104
      Page 105

      Co. Later he went to Staten Island, where he operated a mine for 15 years. He was a conscientious and philanthropic man, and much esteemed. He passed away at the age of 70 years.

      They had but one son and a daughter:
      154 i. Theodore Edward, b. Sept. 6, 1849, at West
      Stockbridge, Mass. He resides at Staten Island, and has 6 children.
      155 ii. Ella Frances, b. June 19, 1852, at West Stockbridge, Mass. Her residence is at Ridgefield Park, N. J., and has 3 children. Amos Smith was of the 7th generation from Ralph Smyth and the 8th generation from Thomas Rogers and Stephen Hopkins, two of the Mayfiower passengers.


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