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Caroline SMITH

Female 1850 - Aft 1930  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name Caroline SMITH 
    Born Jun 1850  IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 12 Apr 1930 
    Notes 

    • (1) Caroline SMITH is listed in a household headed by her employer, Abram PRESTON, in the 1870 census of Waterloo Township, Athens County, OH.

      Caroline is listed in the 1870 census as a domestic servant who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1852. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IN.

      (2) Athens County Home Register, Volume 1, 1857-1884, Copyright ??Julie L. North-Heininger 2003, 2004, 2005 <http://juliesgenealogy.com/athens_infirmary_volume1_141-200.htm>:

      Page 160:

      Caroline Smith was sent to infirmary by the Trustees of Waterloo Township and received Nov. 9, 1870. Age 18 years. Birthplace Indiana. Length of residence in township fourteen months. Present condition in a family way. Received by order; Jack Sanders, Supt. Delivered of a male child March 25th, 1871 named the child Charlie Manwell Smith. Went to Prestons May 22, 1871 went with her (illegible word).

      Page 168:

      Caroline Smith and her infant son were received into the Infirmary December 1, 1871. She has a legal settlement in Ames Township. Age 17 years. Birthplace Indiana. Previous habits not good. Present condition needy. Received by order. Jack Sanders Supt. Went to Prestons April 19, 1872. Returned. Charles M. Smith died August 21, 1873; 17 months. Interred in grave 26, Children's Row. Returned April 26, 1877 & child.

      Page 189:

      Caroline Smith received into the Infirmary the 3rd time by order of the Trustees of Ames township May 8th, 1875. Also her female child received. See page 160, 168. Jack Sanders, Supt. Discharged June 30th, 1875. returned June 11, 1876.

      (3) Caroline SMITH is listed as an inmate in the 1880 census of the Athens County Infirmary, Dover Township, Athens County, OH.

      Caroline is listed in the 1880 census as a single person who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1850. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IN.

      Listed with Caroline is her daughter, Eddie, who was then 5 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1875. According to the 1880 census, she was born in OH. [Note by compiler: According to Eddie's marriage record, her name was Edith Bell PRESTON when she married Joseph E. LEHMAN on 30 November 1895. Edith was apparently born out of wedlock to her mother, Caroline SMITH, and her father, whose surname was apparently PRESTON. Mr. PRESTON may have been the same person as, or related to, the Abram PRESTON who was Caroline's employer at the time of the 1870 census. It should be noted that Abram PRESTON was 86 years of age at the time of the 1870 census.]

      (4) Caroline BENTLEY is listed in a household headed by her husband, George W. BENTLEY, in the 1900 census of Dover Township, Athens County, OH.

      Caroline is listed in the 1900 census as a person who was born in June 1850 and was then 49 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in PA, and her mother was born in NY. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 4 years and had theretofore given birth to 5 children, 2 of whom were then living.

      (5) Caroline BENTLEY is listed in a household headed by her son-in-law, Joseph LEHMAN, in the 1910 census of Green Township, Hocking County, OH. [Her surname is listed as BULLEY in the index to the 1910 census.]

      Caroline is listed in the 1910 census as a widow who was then 57 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1853. According to the 1910 census, she was born in PA, her father was born in PA, and her mother was born in NY. According to the 1910 census, she had theretofore given birth to 5 children, 2 of whom were then living.

      (6) Caroline BENTLEY is listed in a household headed by her son-in-law, Joseph LEHMAN, in the 1920 census of Green Township, Hocking County, OH.

      Caroline is listed in the 1920 census as a widow who was then 68 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1852. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in PA, and her mother was born in MD.

      (7) Caroline BENTLEY is listed in a household headed by her son-in-law, Joseph E. LEHMAN, in the 1930 census of Green Township, Hocking County, OH.

      Caroline is listed in the 1930 census as a widow who was then 79 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1851. According to the 1930 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in PA, and her mother was born in MD. Her age at her first marriage is not listed in the 1930 census.
    Person ID I25980  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Family 1 George W. BENTLEY,   b. Abt 1841, Muskingum County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 23 Apr 1910  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 16 May 1896  Athens County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Robert W. BENTLEY,   b. 29 Jun 1887, Athens County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F11348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 --- PRESTON 
    Partners Bef Dec 1873 
    Children 
     1. Edith Bell PRESTON,   b. Dec 1873, Athens County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 12 Apr 1930  (Age ~ 57 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F11349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Ohio Marriages,1800-1958: Groom's Name: George W. Bentley Groom's Birth Date: Groom's Birthplace: Groom's Age: Bride's Name: Caroline Smith Bride's Birth Date: Bride's Birthplace: Bride's Age: Marriage Date: 16 May 1896 Marriage Place: Athens, Ohio Groom's Father's Name: Groom's Mother's Name: Bride's Father's Name: Bride's Mother's Name: Groom's Race: Groom's Marital Status: Groom's Previous Wife's Name: Bride's Race: Bride's Marital Status: Bride's Previous Husband's Name: Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M00000-7 System Origin: Ohio-VR Source Film Number: 0311595 Reference Number: 2:3KRQKV0.