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Charles Calvin Smith (1848 - 1928)

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Charles Calvin Smith
Born in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married in Lanesville village, Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusettsmap
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Charles C. Smith was born on 15 August 1848 in Boston.[1] Family records indicate his middle name was Calvin.[2] His parents were Charles Smith (born in Lovell, Maine) and Truelove Peckham (born in Walpole, Massachusetts).[3]

In 1855 we find his family living in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States[4]:

  • Chas Smith - M - 33 years born in Maine
  • Freelove A Smith - F - 31 years born in Maine
  • Sarah E Smith - F - 11 years born in Massachusetts
  • Freelove A Smith - F - 9 years born in Massachusetts
  • Chas C Smith - M - 7 years born in Massachusetts
  • Julia F Smith - F - 4 years born in Massachusetts
  • Ella G Smith - F - 4 months Massachusetts

In 1870 the following family group lived in Lanesville, Gloucester[5]:

  • Charles Smith - 48 - a stonecutter born in Maine
  • Trulove Smith - 45 - born in Massachusetts
  • Charles C Smith - 21 - a stonecutter - born in Massachusetts
  • Ella G Smith - 14 - born in Massachusetts
  • Cora M Smith - 13 - born in Massachusetts
  • Edith F Smith - 9 - born in Massachusetts

On June 15, 1871 Charles C. Smith (22 & a stonecutter) and Mary A. Griffin (21), both residing in Gloucester, married. He was born in Boston to Charles Smith and Freelove Ann Smith. She was born in Gloucester to Enos and Mary W. Griffin.[6]

In the 1880 US Federal Census we find Charles Smith (age: 30) and his wife Mary A. and children Edith W Smith and Clayton R. Smith living in Lanesville, Gloucester and working as a stoneworker. They live in her father's (his father-in-law, Enos Griffin's) household. Enos (72) and Mary W (71) also have their son Alfred C Griffin. Charles' father is listed as born in Maine. The rest of the members of the household were born in Massachusetts.[7]

In 1900 we find Charles Smith living on Duley Street right off Lane's Cove in Lanesville, in Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts[8]:

  • Charles C Smith - Head - born August 1848 - 52 years & born in Massachusetts - stonecutter
  • Mary A Smith - Wife - born October 1849 - 51 years & born in Massachusetts
  • Edith V Smith - Daughter - born September 1873 - 27 years & born in Massachusetts
  • Clayton R Smith - Son - born March 1879 - 21 years & born in Massachusetts - postal clerk

Charles Smith died 1914 in Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts. He lies buried next to his wife in Section A, #17 at Seaside Cemetery , Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts.[3][1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Charles C. Smith BIRTH 1848 DEATH 1914 BURIAL Seaside Cemetery Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find A Grave: Memorial #123118719
  2. Family records
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2018), Charles C Smith, 30 Jan 1914; citing Gloucester,,Massachusetts, 146, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,404,247. Image of original record at:
  4. "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2018), Chas C Smith in household of Chas Smith, Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 953,980. Image of original record at:
  5. 1870 US Federal Census for Gloucester, Massachusetts "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Charles C Smith in household of Charles Smith, Massachusetts, United States; citing p. 359, family 3055, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,107.
  6. New England Historic Genealogical Society; Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915: Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts - 1871
  7. 1880 US Federal Census, La
  8. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 March 2018), Edith V Smith in household of Charles C Smith, Gloucester city Ward 7, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 285, sheet 8A, family 191, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,641. Image of original record:

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