Charles C. Smith was born on 15 August 1848 in Boston. Family records indicate his middle name was Calvin. His parents were Charles Smith (born in Lovell, Maine) and Truelove Peckham (born in Walpole, Massachusetts).
In 1855 we find his family living in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States:
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:
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.
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.
In 1900 we find Charles Smith living on Duley Street right off Lane's Cove in Lanesville, in Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts:
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.
↑ 1.01.1 Charles C. Smith
BURIAL Seaside Cemetery Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Find A Grave: Memorial #123118719