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Mary Catherine (Smith) Martin (1884 - 1971)

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Mary Catherine (May) Martin formerly Smith
Born in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USAmap
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May (Smith) Martin has Irish ancestors.

Biography

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May was born in 1884. She was the daughter of James Henry Smith, and Mary Jane Smith, both of Irish descent. May was the eldest of 9 children. She was born in St Louis and came to Los Angeles as a young girl.

At the age of 19, she was studying drama, and was seen by Madame Helena Modjeska, who made it a point to encourage her in her talent. She time later, Modjeska called upon her to join her on her on her farewell tour, giving her the apart of "Margaret" in "Much Ado About Nothing."

She acted for a few years, and then settled down and in 1911 she married Frank Edmond Martin. They had 2 daughters, both of whom entered the field of entertainment in some way for awhile, but never making a career out of it. Her eldest daughter, Betty aspired to write novels. The younger daughter, Madeleine did some modeling and played non speaking parts in films such as "The Wizard of Oz"


May Catherine SMITH. [1][2][3][4][5][6]

MAY K MARTIN. [7] Found multiple versions of name. Using May Catherine SMITH.

Born 21 MAR 1884. St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA. [8][9][10][11][12][13] 21 MAR 1884. Missouri, USA. [14] Found multiple copies of birth date. Using 21 MAR 1884

Died 16 MAY 1971. Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA. [15] 16 MAY 1971. Los Angeles, California, USA. [16] Found multiple copies of death date. Using 16 MAY 1971

Residence 01 APR 1940. Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. [17] Los Angeles Assembly District 71, Los Angeles, California. 1920[18] 1930 Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA. [19] 1930 Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA. [20] Los Angeles Ward 4, Los Angeles, California. 1900[21] Los Angeles Assembly District 70, Los Angeles, California. 1910[22]

Event: wedding announcement. 31 Dec 1911, Sun. Los Angeles, California. [23] theater party. 02 JAN 1910. Los Angeles, California. [24]

Buried Interred in the Smith family plot. Los Angeles, California, USA. [25]

Marriage Husband James Henry Smith. Wife Mary Jane Smith. Child: Frances Smith. Child: James Henry Smith. Child: Lillian Smith. Child: May Catherine Smith. Child: Esther Lee Smith. Child: Adelaide T Smith. Child: William Vincent Smith. Child: Agnes Cecilia Smith. Child: Julia Smith. Marriage 03 MAY 1883. St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA. [26]

Sources

  1. Source: #S426
  2. Source: #S180 Year: 1930; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 136; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 1074.0. Name: May K Martin Birth Date: abt 1890 Birth Place: Residence Date: 1930 Residence Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=89840945&ti=0&indiv=try
  3. Source: #S177 Year: 1900; Census Place: Los Angeles Ward 4, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T623 89; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 38. Name: Mary C Smith Birth Date: abt 1888 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1900 Residence Place: Los Angeles Ward 4, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=36256180&ti=0&indiv=try
  4. Source: #S181 Year: 1920; Census Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 71, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T625_112; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 316; Image: 136. Name: Mary K Martin Birth Date: abt 1886 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1920 Residence Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 71, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=94949993&ti=0&indiv=try
  5. Source: #S176 Year: 1910; Census Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 70, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T624_80; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 215; Image: 583. Name: Mary C Smith Birth Date: abt 1885 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1910 Residence Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 70, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910uscenindex&h=175452301&ti=0&indiv=try
  6. Source: #S245 Birth date: abt 1889 Birth place: Missouri Residence date: 1 Apr 1940 Residence place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1940usfedcen&h=73629818&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
  7. Source: #S182 Name: MAY K MARTIN Birth: 21 Mar 1884 in MISSOURI Death: 16 May 1971 in LOS ANGELES, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=cadeath1940&h=4660059&ti=0&indiv=try
  8. Source: #S177 Year: 1900; Census Place: Los Angeles Ward 4, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T623 89; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 38. Name: Mary C Smith Birth Date: abt 1888 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1900 Residence Place: Los Angeles Ward 4, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=36256180&ti=0&indiv=try
  9. Source: #S426
  10. Source: #S180 Year: 1930; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 136; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 1074.0. Name: May K Martin Birth Date: abt 1890 Birth Place: Residence Date: 1930 Residence Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=89840945&ti=0&indiv=try
  11. Source: #S181 Year: 1920; Census Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 71, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T625_112; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 316; Image: 136. Name: Mary K Martin Birth Date: abt 1886 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1920 Residence Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 71, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=94949993&ti=0&indiv=try
  12. Source: #S176 Year: 1910; Census Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 70, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T624_80; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 215; Image: 583. Name: Mary C Smith Birth Date: abt 1885 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1910 Residence Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 70, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910uscenindex&h=175452301&ti=0&indiv=try
  13. Source: #S245 Birth date: abt 1889 Birth place: Missouri Residence date: 1 Apr 1940 Residence place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1940usfedcen&h=73629818&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
  14. Source: #S182 Name: MAY K MARTIN Birth: 21 Mar 1884 in MISSOURI Death: 16 May 1971 in LOS ANGELES, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=cadeath1940&h=4660059&ti=0&indiv=try
  15. Source: #S426
  16. Source: #S182 Name: MAY K MARTIN Birth: 21 Mar 1884 in MISSOURI Death: 16 May 1971 in LOS ANGELES, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=cadeath1940&h=4660059&ti=0&indiv=try
  17. Source: #S245 Birth date: abt 1889 Birth place: Missouri Residence date: 1 Apr 1940 Residence place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1940usfedcen&h=73629818&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
  18. Source: #S181 Year: 1920; Census Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 71, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T625_112; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 316; Image: 136. Name: Mary K Martin Birth Date: abt 1886 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1920 Residence Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 71, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=94949993&ti=0&indiv=try
  19. Source: #S180 Year: 1930; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 136; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 1074.0. Name: May K Martin Birth Date: abt 1890 Birth Place: Residence Date: 1930 Residence Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=89840945&ti=0&indiv=try
  20. Source: #S180 Year: 1930; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 136; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 114; Image: 1074.0. Birth date: abt 1890 Birth place: Residence date: 1930 Residence place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=89840945&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
  21. Source: #S177 Year: 1900; Census Place: Los Angeles Ward 4, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T623 89; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 38. Name: Mary C Smith Birth Date: abt 1888 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1900 Residence Place: Los Angeles Ward 4, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=36256180&ti=0&indiv=try
  22. Source: #S176 Year: 1910; Census Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 70, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T624_80; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 215; Image: 583. Name: Mary C Smith Birth Date: abt 1885 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1910 Residence Place: Los Angeles Assembly District 70, Los Angeles, California Link: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910uscenindex&h=175452301&ti=0&indiv=try
  23. Source: #S580 wedding announcement 31 Dec 1911, Sun Link: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/6363169/?xid=637
  24. Source: #S579 theater party 2 Jan 1910 Link: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/6363067/theater_party/?xid=637
  25. Source: #S426
  26. Source: #S312 index Link: "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2D6-FKL : accessed 18 Mar 2013), James H. Smith and Mary Smith, 1883.
  • Source: S176 Ancestry.com 1910 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States,; Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1 Ancestry.com
  • Source: S177 Ancestry.com 1900 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S180 Ancestry.com 1930 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rol; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S181 Ancestry.com 1920 United States Federal Census Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data - United States of America; Repository: #R1
  • Source: S182 Ancestry.com California Death Index, 1940-1997 Publication: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000.Original data - State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.Original data: State; Repository: #R1
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