Sylva (Smith) Breckenridge

Sylva Frances (Smith) Breckenridge (1891 - 1988)

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Sylva Frances Breckenridge formerly Smith
Born in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 6 Sep 1918 in Winnebago County, Illinois United Statesmap
Died in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 7 Sep 2019 | Created 25 Aug 2018 | Last significant change: 7 Sep 2019
14:58: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Biography for Sylva Frances (Smith) Breckenridge (1891-1988). [Thank Joelle for this]
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Biography

Global Cemeteries Project
Sylva (Smith) Breckenridge is buried in Guilford Union Cemetery, Winnebago County, Illinois.

Sylva was born in Rockford, Illinois in 1891. She was the daughter of James Smith and Eliza Foster [1]

She was a school teacher in Rockford before she married.

She married Arthur Breckenridge in 1918. [2]

She passed away in 1988.

Children

  1. Flora Jane Breckenridge 1919–2001
  2. Rev. James Robert Breckenridge 1921–2008

1910 US Census

Rockford, Illinois [3]

Name: Sylva F Smith
Age in 1910: 19
Home in 1910: Rockford Ward 4, Winnebago, Illinois
Street: Oakley Avenue
Marital status: Single
Occupation: Teacher
Industry: Public School

Gravestone Transcription

SYLVA SMITH
BRECKENRIDGE
1891 - 1988
Mother

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSCZ-X36 : accessed 25 August 2018), Sylva Smith in household of James A Smith, Rockford Township Rockford city Ward 7, Winnebago, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 145, sheet 18B, family 434, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,356.
  2. "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9L-59NL : 17 October 2017), A Neil Breckenridge and Sylva Frances Smith, 07 Sep 1918; citing Winnebago, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,914,063.
  3. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKF6-LMB : accessed 1 February 2019), Sylva F Smith in household of James A Smith, Rockford Ward 4, Winnebago, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 173, sheet 24A, family 523, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 336; FHL microfilm 1,374,349.

See also:

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #26894604 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 25 August 2018), memorial page for Sylva Frances Smith Breckenridge (9 Apr 1891–27 Sep 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26894604, citing Guilford Union Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ernie Fuhr (contributor 46490489) .


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