Mary (Spencer) Smith

Mary Etta (Spencer) Smith (1862 - 1938)

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Mary Etta Smith formerly Spencer
Born in Attica, Lapeer County, Michigan, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 25 Dec 1879 in Kent, Michigan, United Statesmap
Died in Imlay Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 31 Jan 2020 | Created 13 May 2015 | Last significant change: 31 Jan 2020
21:50: Vernon Hintt Jr. edited the Death Date for Mary Etta (Spencer) Smith (1862-1938). [Thank Vernon for this]
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Mary "Ettie" Spencer, daughter of Nelson Spencer and Dorothy Phelps, was born in on July 20, 1862 in Attica, Lapeer County, Michigan, United States.

Ettie marries to Arthur Smith on December 25, 1879 in Corwon, Kent, Michigan. Arthur was born in about 1858 in Michigan.

Ettie dies on August 21, 1928, Arthur dies on August 6, 1941, both buried in Imlay, Lapeer, Michigan, United States.

Children of Etta Spencer and Arthur Smith are:

  • Charles A. Smith was born on March 28, 1884 and died July 19, 1964. He is buried in Imlay Twp. Cemetery.
  • Lester Smith was born on July 26, 1891 in Lynn Township. Lester marries to Genevieve Floy Mildred Lighton. He died February 24, 1966 and is buried in Imlay Twp. Cemetery.

Source Transcriptions


"Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995"

Name: Arthur Smith
Spouse's Name: Mary E. Spencer
Event Date: 25 Dec 1879
Event Place: Corwon, Kent, Michigan


Burial: Imlay Cemetery, Imlay City, Lapeer County, Michigan, United States.

County: Lapeer
City/village/township: Imlay
Last Name: Smith
Given Name: Ettie
Birth Year: 1862
Age: 66
Death Day: 21
Death Month: Aug
Death Year: 1928
Father's Given Name: Nelson
Father's Last Name: Spencer
Mother's Given Name: Dorthy
Mother's Last Name: Phelps
Item ID: 005237806_01847


  • Marriage - "Transcription - Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995," database, FamilySearch: 10 February 2018, Arthur Smith and Mary E. Spencer, 25 Dec 1879; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 2,342,464. Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01709-9. System Origin: Michigan-ODM. GS Film number: 2342464.
  • Marriage - "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch: 15 January 2019), 004207607 > image 27 of 675; citing Secretary of State, Department of Vital Records, Lansing. Image of Marriage Record.
  • Death - FindAGrave Memorial #115050417. Memorial Record Created by: Marguerite. Record Added: 6 Aug 2013. Headstone Photograph by Marguerite. Image Published on August 26, 2013. Image Used With Permission of Photographer.
  • Census - "1870 United States Census," index and images, FamilySearch: accessed 13 May 2015, Mary E Spencer in household of Nelson Spencer, Michigan, United States; citing p. 28, family 229, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,183.

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