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George & Lydia SMITH - Scott, Ogle, Illinois
Posted by: Greg Burton (ID *****8187) Date: December 22, 2002 at 04:59:31
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I am looking for any information on the descendants of George SMITH and Lydia BURTON who moved from Canada to Illinois about 1866. The 1880 Census lists them as residents of Scott, Ogle County, Illinois. The information that I have gathered on them to date is found below.

Descendants of George SMITH & Lydia BURTON

1. GEORGE SMITH (WILLIAM) was born Abt. 1839 in England. He married LYDIA BURTON on 10 Sep 1861 in the Township of Darlington, Durham County, Canada West, daughter of WILLIAM BURTON and ANN BURTON. She was born Abt. 1841 in the Township of Scarborough, Canada West.

More About GEORGE SMITH:
Census: 1880, Scott, Ogle, Illinois, Page 309D, age 35

Notes for LYDIA BURTON:
1861
Lydia Burton is listed in the 1861 Census for the Township of Darlington as living with her sister Ann (Burton) Law. The census indicates that Lydia was born in Canada West and that her usual residence is Scarborough. Her religion is listed as C. of S., she is 20 and single.

More About LYDIA BURTON:
Census 1: 1861, Township of Darlington, Part 1, District 4, Page 48, Line 19, age 20
Census 2: 1880, Scott, Ogle, Illinois, Page 309D, age 35

Marriage Notes for GEORGE SMITH and LYDIA BURTON:
BRIDEGROOM
Name: George Smith
Age: 22
Residence: Darlington
Place of Birth: England
Names of Parents: Wm. Smith and Jane Rodgers
BRIDE
Name: Lydia Burton
Age: 20
Residence: Darlington
Place of Birth: Canada
Names of Parents: Wm. and Annie Burton
WITNESS
Name: Wm. Garbute
Residence: Darlington
Date of Marriage: Sept 10, 1861

Source: County Marriage Register - Durham County, Microfilm Reel MS 248 #11, Vol 42, Page 17. Ontario Archives, accessed 12 April 2001.
       
Children of GEORGE SMITH and LYDIA BURTON are:

i.       ANNIE SMITH, b. Abt. 1864, Canada West.

More About ANNIE SMITH:
Census: 1880, Scott, Ogle, Illinois, Page 309D, age 16

ii.       HENRY SMITH, b. Abt. 1865, Canada West.

More About HENRY SMITH:
Census: 1880, Scott, Ogle, Illinois, Page 309D, age 15

iii.       ALBERT SMITH, b. Abt. 1867, Illinois.

More About ALBERT SMITH:
Census: 1880, Scott, Ogle, Illinois, Page 309D, age 13


Greg Burton
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


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