Smith, Orlando Jay

Smith, Orlando Jay

Male 1842 - 1908  (66 years)

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  • Name Smith, Orlando Jay  [1, 2
    Born 14 Jun 1842  Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Dec 1908  Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, Westchester, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I68905  Sackett
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2021 

    Family Berry, Evelyn Virginia,   b. 30 Jan 1861, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1944  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. Smith, Courtland,   b. 7 Mar 1884, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1970, Pojoaque, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F27462  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jun 1842 - Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Smith, Courtland - 7 Mar 1884 - Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Dec 1908 - Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 6 Oct 2021.
      Times Union (Brooklyn, New York), 8 Feb 1929, Page 29

      Miss Kernochan Bride of Courtland Smith

      Miss Mary S. Kernochan, younger daughter of J. Frederic Kernochan of 907 Fifth ave., and Courtland Smith were married this afternoon st the home of Miss Kernochan by the Rev. Dr. John Lovejoy Elliott in the presence of a few relatives and intimate friends.

      This will come as a surprise to their friends, as no public announcement was made of their engagement. The bride-elect la the sister of Miss Eweretta Kernochan and of Chief Justice Frederic Kernochan of the Court of Special Sessions.

      Mr. Smith is a son of Orlando J. Smith. His marriage to the former Miss Elinor Cary ended in a divorce on January 16 in Sonora, Mexico. He has two children. Miss Evelyn Smith, a student at Foxcroft School, and Orlando J. Smith, who is at St. Mark's School.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 6 Oct 2021.
      Memorial ID 8879793
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8879793

      Orlando Jay Smith
      Birth 14 Jun 1842
      Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA
      Death 20 Dec 1908 (aged 66)
      New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
      Burial
      Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
      Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

      Journalist. He served during the Civil War in the 6th Indiana Volunteer Cavalry, rising to the rank of Major. He founded the American Press Association in 1882, and directed its growth to the largest newspaper syndicate during the early 20th century. He authored a number of books, including "Eternalism: A Theory of Infinite Justice," and "Balance: The Fundamental Verity."

      Researched by Ted Smith


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