SMITH, Orville Elwood

Male 1892 - 1954  (61 years)


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  • Name SMITH, Orville Elwood 
    Born 10 Sep 1892  Disco, Hancock Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    CENSUS 09 Jun 1900  Fountain Green Township, Hancock Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Fountain Green, Hancock Co., IL  Roll  T623_304; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 19
    Census: 1900 U.S. - Fountain Green, Hancock Co., IL Roll T623_304; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 19
    CENSUS 10 Jun 1910  LaHarpe Township, Hancock Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census: 1910 U.S. - LaHarpe Township, Hancock Co., IL Roll: T624_290; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 266
    Census: 1910 U.S. - LaHarpe Township, Hancock Co., IL Roll: T624_290; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 266
    MILI 5 Jun 1917  Sciota, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Address listed as Good Hope, IL.
      Occupation: Section Laborer, TP&W Railroad, Good Hope, IL.
      Seeks exemption from draft due to having dependent wife and child.
      Appearance: Medium height, medium build, light blue eyes and light hair.
    WW I Draft Registration Card - Smith, Orville E., McDonough County, Illinois; Roll  1614210; Draft Board: 0
    WW I Draft Registration Card - Smith, Orville E., McDonough County, Illinois; Roll 1614210; Draft Board: 0
    CENSUS 5 Jan 1920  Walnut Grove Township, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Orville's name spelled wrong by census taker.
      Occupation listed as railroad co. laborer.
    Census: 1920 U.S. - Walnut Grove, McDonough Co., IL Roll  T625_385; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 66; Image: 1168
    Census: 1920 U.S. - Walnut Grove, McDonough Co., IL Roll T625_385; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 66; Image: 1168
    CENSUS 21 Apr 1930  Glasford, Peoria Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Name spelled wrong again.
      Notes Orville married at age 23.
      States family were paying $2/month in rent.
      Can't decipher occupation but job code is for railroad laborer.
    Census: 1930 U.S. - Glasford, Peoria Co., IL Roll  549; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 95; Image: 694.0
    Census: 1930 U.S. - Glasford, Peoria Co., IL Roll 549; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 95; Image: 694.0
    RESI 1935  Glasford, Peoria Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    CENSUS 16 Apr 1940  Glasford, Peoria Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Renting current home; rent $5/month
      Highest grade of education: 5th grade
      Occupation: Foreman, railroad section
      Worked 52 weeks in 1939
      Income in 1939: $1476
    Census: 1940 U.S. - Glasford, Peoria Co., IL; Roll: T627_865; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 72-37
    Census: 1940 U.S. - Glasford, Peoria Co., IL; Roll: T627_865; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 72-37
    MILI 27 Apr 1942  Peoria, Peoria Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Address listed as Glasford, Peoria Co., IL.
      Occupation: TP&W Railroad
      Contact person: Mrs. Margaret Willock in Pekin, IL. Presumably this is married name of Orville's daughter Margaret.
      Appearance: 5'-6", 215 lbs, blue eyes, red hair and ruddy complexion.
    WW II Draft Registration Card (front) - Smith, Orville Elwood, Roll  30955_165968; Local board: Glasford , Illinois
    WW II Draft Registration Card (front) - Smith, Orville Elwood, Roll 30955_165968; Local board: Glasford , Illinois
    WW II Draft Registration Card (back) - Smith, Orville Elwood, Roll 30955_165968; Local board: Glasford , Illinois
    WW II Draft Registration Card (back) - Smith, Orville Elwood, Roll 30955_165968; Local board: Glasford , Illinois
    Died 1954 
    Buried Good Hope Cemetery, Good Hope, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone: Smith, Orville (1892-1954) and Florine E. (Moose) (1898-1974)
    Headstone: Smith, Orville (1892-1954) and Florine E. (Moose) (1898-1974)
    Plot: Section 5
    Person ID I169  Main
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2012 

    Father SMITH Thomas Grant,   b. BTW 1862 and 1866, Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother MILTON Cordelia Jane,   b. 24 Sep 1875, Ferris, Hancock Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1922, Good Hope, McDonough Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 28 Nov 1891  Disco, Hancock Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Moose, Florine E.,   b. Jul 1898, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married Abt 1913 
    Children 
     1. SMITH, Orville/Orval E.,   b. Abt 1917, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. SMITH, Gerald,   b. Abt 1919, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. SMITH, Margiet M.,   b. Abt 1922, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. SMITH, Donal E.,   b. Abt 1925, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2010 20:45:17 
    Family ID F424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Sep 1892 - Disco, Hancock Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 09 Jun 1900 - Fountain Green Township, Hancock Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 10 Jun 1910 - LaHarpe Township, Hancock Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMILI - 5 Jun 1917 - Sciota, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 5 Jan 1920 - Walnut Grove Township, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 21 Apr 1930 - Glasford, Peoria Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRESI - 1935 - Glasford, Peoria Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 16 Apr 1940 - Glasford, Peoria Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMILI - 27 Apr 1942 - Peoria, Peoria Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Good Hope Cemetery, Good Hope, McDonough Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S174] WW I Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918, (Ancestry,com), Roll 1614210; Draft Board: 0 (Reliability: 3), 5 Jun 1917.

    2. [S246] WW II Draft Registration Cards 1942, (Ancestry.com), Roll 30955_165968; Local board: Glasford , Illinois (Reliability: 3), 27 Apr 1942.

    3. [S94] Census: 1900 U.S. - Fountain Green, Hancock Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Roll T623_304; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 19 (Reliability: 3), 09 Jun 1900.

    4. [S95] Census: 1910 U.S. - LaHarpe Township, Hancock Co., IL , (Ancestry,com), Roll: T624_290; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 14; Image: 266 (Reliability: 3), 10 Jun 1910.

    5. [S248] Census: 1920 U.S. - Walnut Grove, McDonough Co., IL , (Ancestry.com), Roll T625_385; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 66; Image: 1168 (Reliability: 3), 5 Jan 1920.

    6. [S252] Census: 1930 U.S. - Glasford, Peoria Co., IL, (Ancestry.com), Roll 549; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 95; Image: 694.0 (Reliability: 3), 21 Apr 1930.

    7. [S319] Census: 1940 U.S. - Glasford, Peoria Co., IL , (Ancestry.com), Roll: T627_865; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 72-37 (Reliability: 2), 16 Apr 1940.

    8. [SR24] Marriage Return: Smith, Thomas and Cordelia Jane Milton, (Illinois State Board of Health), License No. 270. (Reliability: 3), 28 Nov 1891.
      16. Married at Disco in the County of Hancock and State of Illinois, the 28th of Nov. 1891

    9. [SR25] Marriage License: Smith, Thomas and Cordelia Jane Milton, (Illinois State Board of Health), License No. 270. (Reliability: 3), 28 Nov 1891.
      I P. T. Haverfield a Minister of M. ?? hereby certify that Mr. Thomas Smith and Miss Cordelia Jane Milton were united in Marriage by me at Disco in the County of Hancock and State of Illinois on the 28th day of Nov A.D. 1891

    10. [S42] Death Certificate: Smith, Julian Frances - 1935, Wm. B. Elliott , (Illinois Department of Public Health), Registered No. 1348. (Reliability: 3), 17 Dec 1935.
      5. Single, married, Widowed, or Divorced Married
      5a. If married, widowed, or divorced HUSBAND of (or) WIFE of Florine

    11. [S47] Marriage License: Smith, Thomas and Cordelia Jane Milton, (State of Illinois), License No. 270. (Reliability: 3), 29 Feb 1936.
      I J. T. Haverfield a Minister M. P. Church herby certify that Mr. Thomas Smith and Miss Cordelia Jane Milton were united in Marriage by me at Disco in the County of Hancock and State of Illinois on the 28th day of November, A.D. 1891.