-- Seeking information about Andrew/Andreas Scherer and Anna Mary Walles and their descendants. Andrew and Anna came to Walsingham, Norfolk County about 1850 from Germany. Their daughter, Mary Barbara Scherer (1867-1943) was my great-grandmother. The large family included twins Peter and Valentine, born about 1860.
-- Seeking information about James Smiley (1807-1888) born in Ireland, buried Bookton
Cemetery; his first wife Elizabeth ___ and children Matilda, James, Mary Anne,
Hugh, William; his second wife Mary Henry and children Sarah Jane
(1849-1926), Sampson Henry (1850-1908), Martha (1853-1926) and Thomas G.
SMITH -- Seeking
information about descendants of James Arthur Smith (1876-1965) of Port Rowan. James was born at Turkey
Point. He married Elizabeth A Clark and they had 8 children: Ferris, Mary A., Willard, Wilhelmina, Richard William, Gladys, Frances, and Geraldine Elizabeth. I am grandson of
James' brother, Oscar Hughson Smith. My grandfather was a boat builder in Port Stanley. A cousin and I are trying to build a
genealogy of our relatives.
-- Seeking information about James Orla Smith (1819-1897) and his wife
Hannah McGraw (born 1822) of Townsend Townshp, Norfolk County who
migrated to Genesee County, Michigan after 1854. Their first eight
children -- John, Mary Fredrick, William, James, Christopher, Judson,
Elizabeth and Dora -- were all born in Townsend. Their next child,
Ransom, was born in 1859 in Michigan.
-- Seeking information about the parents of Townsend farmer Thomas
Bernard Smith (1802-1881). Their names were Thomas and Mary Smith and
they apparently resided at Burford in present day Brant County. They
were 80 and 81 years old while visiting their son when the 1851 Census
of taken. Did they have other children? Where are they buried?