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Looking for descendants of David and Eliza Smith of Pontiac, 1831

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Re: Looking for descendants of David and Eliza Smith of Pontiac, 1831

Posted: 1 Feb 2013 2:53PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 2 Feb 2013 8:22AM GMT
Surnames: Owen, Wallace, Smith, Ruby, Hollister
I’m not related to any member of this family.


Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995
Name: Libbie G. Owen
Birth Date: abt 1878
Birth Place: Mich.
Death Date: 11 Oct 1885
Death Place: Caro, Tuscola, Michigan
Death Age: 7

death record -
OWEN, LIBBIE G.
Date of death: 11-Oct-1885
Ledger Page: 160
Record Number: 55
Place of death: CARO
County of Death: Tuscola
Sex: Female
Race: WHITE
Marital Status: Single
Age: 7 years 4 months 9 days
Cause of Death: DIPTHERIA
Birthplace: MICH
Occupation:
Father's Name: Wm E, OWEN
Father's Residence: MICH
Mother's Name: ELLA J, OWEN
Mother's Residence: MICH
Date of record: 11-May-1886


1870 -
Name: Ella Wallace
Age in 1870: 11
Birth Year: abt 1859
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1870: Oxford, Oakland, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Female
Post Office: Oxford

Ulyses Smith 39, NY - farmer
Mary Smith 38, OH
Willard Smith 15, MI
Martha Smith 13, MI
Frank Smith 11, MI
Emma Smith 7, MI
Minna Smith 3, MI
Charles Smith 3m, MI
Ella Wallace 11, MI - unknown relationship

1880 -
Name: William E. Owen
Age: 26
Birth Year: abt 1854
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1880: Caro, Tuscola, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Ella J. Owen
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: Michigan
Occupation: Carpenter

William E. Owen 26, MI - carpenter
Ella J. Owen 23, MI
Libbie G. Owen 1, MI
George Ruby 24, MI

Race: White
Marital Status: Single
Gender: Female
Father Name: William E. Owen
Mother Name: Ella J. Owen

Where is George Ruby in 1880??????????


1880 census, Perry St, Pontiac, Michigan
Mary, age 48 [1832]

marriage record -
groom's name: Horatio G. Hollister
groom's birth date: 1828
groom's birthplace:
groom's age: 55
bride's name: Mary J. Smith
bride's birth date: 1843
bride's birthplace:
bride's age: 40
marriage date: 14 Nov 1883
marriage place: Genesee,Michigan
groom's father's name:

Mary J. Smith [1843] and Mary Smith of the 1880 census are not the same person. There is an 11 yr. gap in the DOB's.
Further, 1900 shows Mary Smith as widowed. If she was married to Hollister, why isn't she listed as such in 1900???
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