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Smith Gerrit Kern

Male 1853 - 1949  (96 years)


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  • Name Smith Gerrit Kern  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 1 Apr 1853  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Jun 1949  Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Notes 
    • 1870 US Census, New York, Madison, Eaton, Geo Kem, 69, farmer, value of real estate 5000, value of personal estate 1500, born Ireland, with wife Sarah 58, born NY, G. Smith Kem 17, farm laborer, born NY, living next to George and Anillas Philpot, John Kem, Edward Kem

      1885 Minnesota Census, Hennepin, Minneapolis, Smith J. Kern, 32, born NY, Bertie Kern, 26, born NY, Flossie Kern, 2, born NY, Bula Kern, 2/12, born MN

      1900 US Census, Washington, Spokane, Medical Lake, Smith G. Kern, born April 1853, age 47, married 18 years, born NY, father born Ireland, mother born NY, carpenter, rents home, wife Robertie C., born Oct 1858, age 41, married 18 years, mother of 2 children 2 living, born NY, father born ME, mother born NY, daughter Florance, born June 1883, age 16, born NY, daughter Beulah A., born Mar 1885, age 15, born MN

      1910 US Census, Washington, Whatcom, Bellingham Ward 2, Smith G. Kern, 57, married once 27 years, born NY, father born Ireland, mother born NY, contractor building, wife Roberta, 50, married once 27 years, mother of 2 children 2 living, born NY, father born ME, mother born NY, daughter Bula, 25, single, born MN, bookkeeper meat market

      1920 US Census, Washington, Whatcom, Bellingham Ward 2, Smith G. Kern, 66, born NY, father born Ireland, mother born NY, carpenter house, wife Bertie, 60, born NY, parents born VT

      1930 US Census, Washington, Whatcom, Bellingham, Smith G. Kern, owns home valued 2,500, 77, first married 30, born NY, father born Northern Ireland, mother born MA, no occupation, wife Roberta C., 71, first married 23, born NY, father born ME, mother born NY, daughter Beulah K. Johnson, 45, divorced, first married 27, born MN, bookkeeper meat market, grandson Ted R. Johnson, 16, born WA, salesman grocery store [6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14]
    Person ID I24031  Mindrum
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father George C. Kern,   b. Abt 1800, Arklow, County Wicklow, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1878, Pratt's Hollow, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Mother Caroline Gates,   b. Abt 1815,   d. 15 Aug 1856  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 1851  [15
    Family ID F13497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robertie C. Roby,   b. Oct 1858, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1946, Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1882  Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 16
    Children 
     1. Florence Flossie Belle Kern,   b. 4 Jun 1883, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1958, Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Beulah A. Kern,   b. 9 Mar 1885, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1986, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F16921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1880] Smith.

    2. [S7453] Ancestry Public Trees, Coopers for Kathy2, www.ancestry.com, Smith Gerrit.

    3. [S5648] 1900 US Census, Washington, Spokane, Medical Lake, Enum. Dist. 55, sheet 3B, Smith G.

    4. [S561] Edward Leanidas Kern Individual Record, Garret Smith.

    5. [S1880] .

    6. [S5648] 1900 US Census, Washington, Spokane, Medical Lake, Enum. Dist. 55, sheet 3B.

    7. [S561] Edward Leanidas Kern Individual Record.

    8. [S443] Washington Death Index, 1940-1996, www.ancestry.com.

    9. [S561] Edward Leanidas Kern Individual Record, Jun 1949.

    10. [S1881] 1870 United States Federal Census.

    11. [S5652] 1885 Minnesota State Census, Hennepin, Minneapolis, page 4, schedule 121.

    12. [S5649] 1910 US Census, Washington, Whatcom, Bellingham Ward 2, Enum. Dist. 322, sheet 1A.

    13. [S5650] 1920 US Census, Washington, Whatcom, Bellingham Ward 2, Enum. Dist. 214, sheet 7A.

    14. [S5651] 1930 US Census, Washington, Whatcom, Bellingham, Enum. Dist. 37-8, sheet 8A.

    15. [S1886] Helen Tooke Butler.

    16. [S561] Edward Leanidas Kern Individual Record, date.