Ronald E. Smith

M, b. 16 July 1936, d. 23 July 2019
     Ronald E. Smith was also known as "Ron". He was born on 16 July 1936 at Sterling, Whiteside Co., IL. He was the son of Harold Smith and Myrtle E. Signor. Ronald E. Smith began military service U.S. Army service. He married Dianne Curry, daughter of Taylor Rigg Curry and Charlotte Marcella Lindberg, on 11 February 1961 at Prophetstown, Whiteside Co., IL. Ronald E. Smith died on 23 July 2019 at Sterling, Whiteside Co., IL, at age 83

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Ronald E. Smith, age 83, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Ronald was born January 16, 1936 in Sterling the son of Harold and Myrtle (Signor) Smith.

He served in the US Army and later married Dianne Curry on February 11, 1961 in Prophetstown. She preceded him in death on November 22, 2005.

He was employed at Lawrence Brothers as a tool and die maker for 25 years retiring in 2002. Ronald was a 30 year member of AA, played in bands for many years and enjoyed woodworking and cars.

Survivors include two sons, Jeff Smith and Ken (Peggy) Smith; one sister, Sue Covell; his significant other, Doris Williamson; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents and one step brother, Steve Knaple.

Visitation will be Friday, July 26, 2019 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral service will be Friday at 3:30 PM at the funeral home with Reverend Jeff Coester of The Big Red Church in Sterling officiating. Burial will be at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

McDonald Funeral Home Website.

Rosa Brent Smith

F, b. 23 February 1866, d. 25 June 1949
     Rosa Brent Smith was born on 23 February 1866 at Maryland. She married John Henry Semler, son of Walter John Semmler and Dorotha Wilhelmina Louisa Schmidt, on 7 September 1889, The year could have been 1888. Rosa Brent Smith died on 25 June 1949 at age 83. She was buried in June 1949 at Fairfield Cemetery, Fairborn, Greene Co., OH, Findagrave #21617223.

Children of Rosa Brent Smith and John Henry Semler

Rosa May Smith

F, b. 26 May 1895
     Rosa May Smith was born on 26 May 1895. She was the daughter of John Daniel Smith and Minnie May Robb. Rosa May Smith lived in 1941 at Anamosa, Jones Co., IA.

Rose Bell Smith1

F, b. 26 September 1874, d. 2 June 1957
     Rose Bell Smith was born on 26 September 1874 at Washington Co. (probably), TN.1 She was the daughter of Seth Smith and Nancy Jane Bacon.1 Rose Bell Smith died on 2 June 1957 at Greene Co., TN, at age 82. She was buried in June 1957 at Fairview United Methodist Church Cemetery, Jonesborough, Washington Co., TN.


  1. [S464] 1880 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA T9, Roll 1284; FHL #1255284.

Rosella Smith

F, b. 1871, d. 1963
     Rosella Smith was born in 1871 at Kentucky.1 She was the daughter of William C. Smith and Ann C. Bollinger.1 Rosella Smith married John Henry Perdue circa 1887.2 Rosella Smith married David Alva Windle, son of David Windle and Dollie Ann Dale, The date and location of this marriage, or whether it was ever legally formalized, is not known. The WW I draft registration of David A. "Windell" indicates that David's nearest relative was son James, and his address was "Ill" (Illinois). David, Rosetta, and James have not been found in the 1920 census. DLB 2017. Rosella Smith died in 1963 at Greene Co., OH. She was buried in 1963 at Woodland Cemetery, Xenia, Greene Co., OH, Find A Grave Memorial# 160059308.

Children of Rosella Smith and John Henry Perdue

Child of Rosella Smith and David Alva Windle


  1. [S150] 1880 Federal Census, Pike County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Roll 1058; FHL #1255058.
  2. [S343] 1900 Federal Census, Pike County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1314; FHL #1241314.
  3. [S234] 1910 Federal Census, Greene County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 1185; FHL #1375198.
  4. [S1350] 1930 Federal Census, Greene County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1804; FHL #2341538.

Roxanna B. Smith1

F, b. 1 December 1881
     Roxanna B. Smith was born on 1 December 1881.1 She was the daughter of Dr. William M. Smith and Harriet Harnley.1 Roxanna B. Smith married Oscar W. Priddy, son of Thomas Franklin Priddy and Caroline Price, on 4 October 1905 at Van Wert Co. (probably), OH.1

Child of Roxanna B. Smith and Oscar W. Priddy


  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 395.

Roy A. Smith

M, b. 29 May 1878, d. 22 February 1937
     Roy A. Smith was born on 29 May 1878 at Iowa son of William J. Smith and Mary Roseberger.1 He married Britta Edna Strickler, daughter of Benjamin Elias Strickler M.D. and Rose Hannah Metcalf, on 24 September 1918 at California. Roy A. Smith lived on 2 April 1930 at 7 South School Street, Lodi, San Joaquin Co., CA, hotel manager.1 He died on 22 February 1937 at Maricopa Co., AZ, at age 58. He was buried in February 1937 at Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, Marshall Co., IA, Findagrave #100479559.


  1. [S4412] 1930 Federal Census, San Joaquin County, California. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Rolls 210-12; FHL #2339945-47.

Roy R. Smith1

M, b. July 1888
     Roy R. Smith was born in July 1888 at Illinois.1 He was the son of (?) Smith and Helen (?)1


  1. [S240] 1900 Federal Census, Logan County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Rolls 319 & 320; FHL #1240319 - 20.

Ruby Estelle Smith

F, b. 5 July 1886, d. 25 November 1886
     Ruby Estelle Smith was born on 5 July 1886.1 She was the daughter of Clayton Sylvester Smith and Meleeria Virginia Christ. Ruby Estelle Smith died on 25 November 1886.1


  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 487.

Rurilla Carsey Smith

F, b. 1869, d. 1945
     Rurilla Carsey Smith was also known as "Rilla". She was born in 1869. She married George Washington Doxtater circa 1897, George was first married to Jennie C. Douglas, and had a daughter, Nellie, born 1882, who married John R. Atkinson and lived at Chilleach (probably Chillwack), British Columbia.1 Rurilla Carsey Smith died in 1945. She was buried in 1945 at Bennet Cemetery, Bennet, Lancaster Co., NE, Findagrave #20789693.

Child of Rurilla Carsey Smith and George Washington Doxtater


  1. [S1164] 1900 Federal Census, Otoe County, Nebraska. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 936; FHL #1240936.

Ruth Smith

F, b. 20 January 1914, d. 16 August 2000
     Ruth Smith was born on 20 January 1914 at Monrovia, Los Angeles Co., CA. She married James Percy Windle, son of James Lafayette Windle and Lucinda Irene Sigler, on 30 June 1961 at Los Angeles Co., CA. Ruth Smith died on 16 August 2000 at Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 86.

Ruth Ann Smith1

F, b. 4 April 1892, d. 4 December 1928
     Ruth Ann Smith was born on 4 April 1892 at Cedar Co., NE.1 She married Elias Peneton Mace in 1913 at Nebraska. Ruth Ann Smith died on 4 December 1928 at Harrison Co., IA, at age 36. She was buried in December 1928 at Oak Grove Cemetery, Missouri Valley, Harrison Co., IA, Findagrave #65316687.

Child of Ruth Ann Smith and Elias Peneton Mace


  1. [S2709] 1900 Federal Census, Cedar County, Nebraska. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 919; FHL #1240919.

Ruth Anna Smith

F, b. 28 January 1889
     Ruth Anna Smith was born on 28 January 1889 at Maryland. She was the daughter of Walter Smith and Lizzie B. Biedler.

Ruth Elenor Smith

     Ruth Elenor Smith married Clyde Preston Law, son of William Leander Law and Mamie Alice Sprague, on 17 October 1931 at Oshkosh, Garden Co., NE.

Child of Ruth Elenor Smith and Clyde Preston Law

Ruth Emily Smith1

F, b. 15 October 1905, d. 6 December 1998
     Ruth Emily Smith was born on 15 October 1905 at Black Hawk Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of Oliver Garfield Smith and Pearl Agnes Flickinger.1 Ruth Emily Smith married Milton B. Hauser, son of Albert B. Hauser and Bertha Knapp, on 9 November 1929 at Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA. Ruth Emily Smith lived on 30 August 1965 at Manchester, Delaware Co., IA, Delayed Certificate of Birth, Iowa State Department of Health. She died on 6 December 1998 at Manchester, Delaware Co., IA, at age 93. She was buried in December 1998 at Orange Township Cemetery, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA, Findagrave #95528612.

Children of Ruth Emily Smith and Milton B. Hauser


  1. [S2123] 1910 Federal Census, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 392; FHL #1374405.
  2. [S2138] 1940 Federal Census, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1140.

Ruth Evelyn Smith

F, b. 17 September 1909, d. 29 July 1994
     Ruth Evelyn Smith was born on 17 September 1909 at Richmond, Wayne Co., IN. She was the daughter of Harrison Jones Smith and Louise May Wolfe. Ruth Evelyn Smith married Herbert J. Hamilton, son of Clyde Austin Hamilton and Edith Oneida Schroy, in 1930. Ruth Evelyn Smith died on 29 July 1994 at Centerville, Wayne Co., IN, at age 84 OBITUARY - July 30, 1994

Ruth Smith Hamilton
Centerville - Ruth Smith Hamilton, 84, 8955 McConaha Road, Centerville, died Friday evening, July 29, at Pinehurst Village in Centerville after a long illness.
She was born Sept. 17, 1909, in Richmond, to Harry J. and Louisa Wolfe Smith and had spent most of her life in the Centerville area, where she and her husband had farmed.
She was a graduate of Centerville High School and Earlham College, Class of 1930. She was a longtime member of the Centerville Christian Church and a member of Centerville Women's Club.
She also served on the board of the Wayne County Cancer Society.
She is survived by her husband, Herbert J. Hamilton, whom she married in 1930; and three sons: Jerry W. Hamilton of Centerville, Neal A. Hamilton of Richmond and Duane B. Hamilton of Royal Center, Ind; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Loren L. Hamilton, in 1961; and a grandson, William J. Hamilton.
Service will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at Centerville Christian Church with the Rev. Steve Abernathy and the Rev. Harry Holloway officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Centerville.
Friends may cale 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Mills Funeral Home in Centerville.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

She was buried in August 1994 at Crown Hill Cemetery, Centerville, Wayne Co., IN.

Children of Ruth Evelyn Smith and Herbert J. Hamilton

Rutha Jean Smith

F, b. circa 1926
     Rutha Jean Smith was born circa 1926 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL. She was the daughter of Nathaniel Cutright Smith and Rutha Alice White.

S. Wesley Smith

M, b. 25 September 1906
     S. Wesley Smith was born on 25 September 1906 at Lancaster Co., PA.1 He was the son of Warren Virginius Smith and Helen Agnes Brown.


  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 344.

Samantha Arvilla Smith1

F, b. 22 September 1861, d. 5 February 1952
     Samantha Arvilla Smith was born on 22 September 1861 at Indiana.1 She married Hazel Clella Andrews on 24 May 1879 at Adams Co., IN. Samantha Arvilla Smith died on 5 February 1952 at De Witt, Arkansas Co., AR, at age 90.

Child of Samantha Arvilla Smith and Hazel Clella Andrews


  1. [S2756] 1900 Federal Census, Adams County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 357; FHL #1240357.

Samuel Smith

M, b. circa 1806, d. 29 June 1878
     Samuel Smith was born circa 1806 at Fayette Co., OH. He was the son of Jeremiah Smith and Rachel Parrett. Samuel Smith married Christina Life in 1831. Samuel Smith died on 29 June 1878 at Fayette Co., OH.

Samuel Archimedes Smith

M, b. July 1856, d. 22 January 1936
     Samuel Archimedes Smith was also known as "Kim". He was born in July 1856 at Akron, Summit Co., OH. He married Catherine Elizabeth Starr on 18 May 1885. Samuel Archimedes Smith died on 22 January 1936 at Altoona, Wilson Co., KS, at age 79.

Child of Samuel Archimedes Smith and Catherine Elizabeth Starr

Samuel Benton Smith

M, b. 18 December 1848, d. 21 January 1932
     Samuel Benton Smith was born on 18 December 1848. He married Lucy Margarett Bridges. Samuel Benton Smith died on 21 January 1932 at West Mineral, Cherokee Co., KS, at age 83. He was buried in January 1932 at Girard Cemetery, Girard, Crawford Co., KS, Findagrave #105392996.

Child of Samuel Benton Smith and Lucy Margarett Bridges

Samuel Davies Smith

     Samuel Davies Smith was the son of Abraham Smith and Jane Linn.

Samuel E. Smith

     Samuel E. Smith married Paulina Knight.

Child of Samuel E. Smith and Paulina Knight

Samuel E. Smith

M, b. 1855, d. 14 January 1927
     Samuel E. Smith was born in 1855. He married Mary J. Randall. Samuel E. Smith died on 14 January 1927 at Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD,

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SAMUEL E. SMITH, 71 years old, 748 West Washington Street, died suddenly from heart trouble in the office of Dr. Ragan, West Washington Street, yesterday afternoon. Mr. Smith was talking to Dr. Ragan when he suddenly toppled over backwards. He fell against a stove and his clothing was burned by the fire. The coroner returned a verdict of death due to natural causes.

Mr. Smith was well known in Hagerstown and for many years had been employed by Dr. Ragan. He made his home with the physician.

He is survived by his wife and the following children, Mrs. Mabel Lenhoff, Baltimore, Mrs. Mary Spielman, this city, Mrs. Catherine Smith, at home; Max, Samuel, Ragan, Rolland and Richard Smith, of Hagerstown; sister, Mrs. George Patterson, Washington, DC; 11 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held at the house. Interment in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Source: Morning Herald (Hagerstown, MD)
Saturday, January 15, 1927, page 4.

He was buried in January 1927 at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD, Findagrave #51913721.

Child of Samuel E. Smith and Mary J. Randall

Samuel Green Smith

     Samuel Green Smith married Martha Rebecca Jones on 25 October 1866 at Wayne Co., IN.

Children of Samuel Green Smith and Martha Rebecca Jones

Samuel Napoleon Smith

M, b. 19 January 1928, d. 20 May 2005
     Samuel Napoleon Smith was born on 19 January 1928 at Malta, Cassia Co., ID. He began military service WW II service, U.S. Army. He was Latter Day Saints. He died on 20 May 2005 at Malta, Cassia Co., ID, at age 77. He was buried in May 2005 at Valley Vu Cemetery, Malta, Cassia Co., ID, Findagrave #29482891.

Sandra Lee Smith1

F, b. circa 1938
     Sandra Lee Smith was born circa 1938 at Los Angeles Co. (probably), CA.1 She was the daughter of Chester Smith and Mary Ilma Boling.1


  1. [S1982] 1940 Federal Census, Los Angeles County, CA. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 377.

Sara Boone Smith

F, b. 22 October 1879
     Sara Boone Smith was born on 22 October 1879.1 She was the daughter of Virginius Price Smith and Catherine Bell Boone. Sara Boone Smith married William S. Hawkins on 22 November 1905, Ceremony by Rev. J. W. Meminger.1 Sara Boone Smith lived in 1926 at 612 King Street, Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PA.1

Children of Sara Boone Smith and William S. Hawkins


  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 344.

Sarah Smith

F, b. circa 1812, d. 22 June 1886
     Sarah Smith was born circa 1812 at Fayette Co., OH. She was the daughter of Jeremiah Smith and Rachel Parrett. Sarah Smith married Robert Goldsbury on 20 October 1831 at Fayette Co., OH. Sarah Smith died on 22 June 1886 at Fayette Co., OH.