Canadian Descendants of Richard Smerdon

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Generation No. 1

1. RICHARD1 SMERDON was born 1810 in Holne, Devon, England. He married MARY ANN ??????. She was born 1816 in Woodland, Devon, England. Family lived in Woodland at Merrifield cottage (a smaller dwelling of Merrifield House?). In 1881 census, still living, in same place, no children at home. Richards occupation was thatcher

Children of RICHARD SMERDON and MARY ?????? are:

i. ANN2 SMERDON, b. 1837, Woodland, Devon, England.

ii. JOHN SMERDON, b. 1839, Woodland, Devon, England. Occupation: Agricultural Laborer

iii. JANE SMERDON, b. 1844, Woodland, Devon, England. In 1861 census, working for Thomas Smerdon at Waye in Woodland as servant.

iv. HENRY SMERDON, b. 1846, Woodland, Devon, England. In 1861 census, working for William Pearse in Woodland as ploughboy. Age is 15.

v. GEORGE SMERDON, b. 1848, Woodland, Devon, England. In 1861 census, working as apprentice for Thomas Smerdon, farmer, living at Waye, in Woodland. Age is 13.

vi. JAMES SMERDON, b. 1850, Woodland, Devon, England. In 1861 census, working as stable boy for William Pearse, farmer, at Woodland. Age is 11.

2. vii. ELIAS SMERDON, b. 1852, Woodland, Devon, England.

3. viii. RICHARD SMERDON, b. 1854, Woodland, Devon, England.

ix. ELIZABETH SMERDON, b. 1856, Woodland, Devon, England. In 1881 census, living with William Clapp family as domestic cook at 14 Southernay in Exeter Holy Trinity.

x. ELIZA SMERDON, b. 1858, Woodland, Devon, England. Not found in Devon in 1881 census under maiden name.

xi. MARY ANN SMERDON, b. 1860, Woodland, Devon, England. Not found in Devon in 1881 census under maiden name.

 

Generation No. 2

2. ELIAS2 SMERDON (RICHARD1) was born 1852 in Woodland, Devon, England. He married THIRZA ????. She was born 1851 in Ashburton, Devon, England. In 1881 census, still living in Woodland, at Quarry Farm. In 1891 census, living in Woodland at Merrifield cottage, where his father used to live. Occupation: Thatcher and Road Cont.

Children of ELIAS SMERDON and THIRZA ???? are:

i. ALBERT E.3 SMERDON, b. 1877, Broadhampton, Devon, England. In 1891 census, living with his father, working as Ag. Laborer

ii. ERNEST J. SMERDON, b. 1879, Woodland, Devon, England.

iii. FLORENCE E SMERDON, b. 1882, Woodland, Devon, England.

iv. EDITH M. SMERDON, b. 1883, Woodland, Devon, England.

v. BEATRICE M. SMERDON, b. 1889, Woodland, Devon, England.

vi. HARRIETT A. SMERDON, b. 1889, Woodland, Devon, England.

 

3. RICHARD2 SMERDON (RICHARD1) was born 1854 in Woodland, Devon, England. He married ELLEN SKINNER. She was born 1857 in Ashburton, Devon, England, and died in Ashburton, Devon, England. In the 1881 census he was 27, living on East Street in Ashburton, Devon, England. Census must have been before August, because Fernley shown as two years old, so Richard may have been born in 1853. Richardís occupation gardener. He was buried at Ashburton, Devon England.

Children of RICHARD SMERDON and ELLEN SKINNER are:

i. EVELINE ELLEN3 SMERDON, b. Ashburton, Devon, England. Stayed in England.

4. ii. WILLIAM HENRY SMERDON, b. 1877, Ashburton, Devon, England; d. Cableton, Quebec, Canada.

5. iii. FEARNLEY EDMUND RICHARD SMERDON, b. August 13, 1878, Woodland, Devon, England; d. May 31, 1946, Haileybury, Ontario, Canada.

iv. HARRIET ETHYL SMERDON, b. 1881, Ashburton, Devon, England; d. Butte, Montana, USA?; m. ??? MOULDER.

6. v. JOHN J. SMERDON, b. 1887, Cornwall, England; d. 1940, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada.

 

Generation No. 3

4. WILLIAM HENRY3 SMERDON (RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born 1877 in Ashburton, Devon, England, and died in Cableton, Quebec, Canada. He married ELIZABETH ANN CAUNTER. Occupation: Miner? Burial: Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada

Children of WILLIAM SMERDON and ELIZABETH CAUNTER are:

i. WILLIAM A.4 SMERDON, d. Albert Mines, Quebec, Canada?. Died young, no marriage.

7. ii. GORDON E. SMERDON.

8. iii. ALICE PEARL SMERDON, b. 1896; d. January 16, 1992, Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada.

 

5. FEARNLEY EDMUND RICHARD3 SMERDON (RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born August 13, 1878 in Woodland, Devon, England, and died May 31, 1946 in Haileybury, Ontario, Canada. He married ALICE PARISH May 28, 1904 in Newton Abbot, Devon, England. She was born April 15, 1884 in North Morton, Berkshire, England, and died March 11, 1967 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. His occupation stationary rngineer

Fearnley was the second to come to Canada, after William. The brothers travelled and worked in Canada and the Northern USA. Fearnley then returned to England, worked for the railway for a while and then married Alice in May 1904. A few days after the wedding they travelled to Liverpool and embarked for Canada. The SS Bavarian, carrying 1226 passengers, sailed from Liverpool on 2 June 1904 and arrived in Montreal at 12:45am, 11 June 1904. The Smerdons were listed among the steerage class passengers, as F. Smerdon, age 25, and his wife A. Smerdon, age 21. His occupation "R'way Porter.

Children of FEARNLEY SMERDON and ALICE PARISH are:

9. i. FEARNLEY CECIL4 SMERDON, b. March 17, 1905, Albert Mines, Quebec, Canada; d. March 10, 1961, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

10. ii. WILLIAM JOHN SMERDON, b. January 21, 1916, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada.

 

6. JOHN J.3 SMERDON (RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born 1887 in Cornwall, England, and died 1940 in Cobalt, Ontario, Canada. He married EMMA DENT. She was born 1891 in Grass Valley, California, USA, and died 1983 in Trout Creek, Ontario, Canada. Burial: Cobalt, Ontario, Canada

Children of JOHN SMERDON and EMMA DENT are:

i. RUTH4 SMERDON, d. January 13, 1998, Cobalt, Ontario; m. ERNIE MADOCK.

11. ii. JACK SMERDON.

iii. RALPH SMERDON.

12. iv. EMMA SMERDON.

 

Generation No. 4

7. GORDON E.4 SMERDON (WILLIAM HENRY3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) He married ????? UNKNOWN. Large family!

Child of GORDON SMERDON and ????? UNKNOWN is:

i. GRAYDON5 SMERDON.

 

8. ALICE PEARL4 SMERDON (WILLIAM HENRY3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born 1896, and died January 16, 1992 in Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada. She married CHARLES CLERKE MCLACHLAN. No children. Burial: Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada

Child of ALICE SMERDON and CHARLES MCLACHLAN is:

i. EILEEN5 MCLACHLAN, m. ??? PRESCOTT.

 

9. FEARNLEY CECIL4 SMERDON (FEARNLEY EDMUND RICHARD3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born March 17, 1905 in Albert Mines, Quebec, Canada, and died March 10, 1961 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. His occupation Appliance Repairs .He married ENA MAY DAVEY in Cobalt, Ontario, Canada. She was born August 26, 1909 in Ashberton, England, and died August 16, 1994 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. She was buried August 19, 1994, at Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catharine.s

Children of FEARNLEY SMERDON and ENA DAVEY are:

i. SHIRLEY MAY5 SMERDON, b. October 8, 1930, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada; d. December 5, 1993, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada; m. CLAYTON SAGADORE, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Burial: December 8, 1993, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada (Parklawn). Occupation: Bookkeeper

13. ii. JOAN SMERDON, b. January 21, 1932, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada.

14. iii. LAWRENCE DAVEY SMERDON, b. June 1, 1936, Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada.

 

10. WILLIAM JOHN4 SMERDON (FEARNLEY EDMUND RICHARD3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born January 21, 1916 in Cobalt, Ontario, Canada. His occupation electrician. He married LORELLA ROSINE PATTERSON October 1, 1940 in Utterson, Ontario, Canada. She was born June 6, 1922 in Utterson, Ontario, Canada.

Children of WILLIAM SMERDON and LORELLA PATTERSON are:

15. i. WILLIAM ROBERT5 SMERDON, b. November 3, 1945, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

ii. LOIS ELLA SMERDON, b. March 7, 1949, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada; m. (1) WELDON GEORGE BENSON RODNEY; b. July 19, 1926, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; m. (2) ANDREW MALCOLM O'NEIL, August 4, 1972, Levack, Ontario, Canada; b. August 9, 1947, Garson?, Ontario, Canada.

16. iii. LORA FERN SMERDON, b. September 18, 1956, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

 

11. JACK4 SMERDON (JOHN J.3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) He married VINA ???.

Children of JACK SMERDON and VINA ??? are:

i. LYNN5 SMERDON, m. ??? REAVELY.

ii. NAOMI SMERDON.

 

12. EMMA4 SMERDON (JOHN J.3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) She married WILLIS PATRIQUIN.

Children of EMMA SMERDON and WILLIS PATRIQUIN are:

i. LISSA5 PATRIQUIN, m. D. DANIEL MACMASTER.

ii. LEWIS PATRIQUIN.

 

Generation No. 5

13. JOAN5 SMERDON (FEARNLEY CECIL4, FEARNLEY EDMUND RICHARD3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born January 21, 1932 in Cobalt, Ontario, Canada. She married MALCOLM BOWEN December 28, 1955 in Garson, Ontario, Canada. He was born September 24, 1932 in Garson, Ontario, Canada.

Child of JOAN SMERDON and MALCOLM BOWEN is:

17. i. DONNA MAY6 BOWEN, b. July 3, 1960, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Adopted child.

 

14. LAWRENCE DAVEY5 SMERDON (FEARNLEY CECIL4, FEARNLEY EDMUND RICHARD3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born June 1, 1936 in Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada. He married CHRISTINE STEPHANIE BARRETT September 12, 1959 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. She was born July 11, 1939 in Kearsley, Lancashire, England daughter of Thomas Wesley Barrett and Edna Didsbury.

Children of LAWRENCE SMERDON and CHRISTINE BARRETT are:

18. i. JAMES RICHARD6 SMERDON, b. August 7, 1960, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

19. ii. SHEILA ANN SMERDON, b. September 29, 1965, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

 

15. WILLIAM ROBERT5 SMERDON (WILLIAM JOHN4, FEARNLEY EDMUND RICHARD3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born November 3, 1945 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He married JUDITH ANN FRIDAY May 2, 1970 in North Bay, Ontario Canada. She was born July 7, 1945 in Temagami, Ontario, Canada.

Children of WILLIAM SMERDON and JUDITH FRIDAY are:

i. BRIAN DAVID6 SMERDON, b. August 31, 1974, Welland, Ontario, Canada; m. JENNIFER JANE ADAMS, September 13, 1997, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; b. July 18, 1974, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

ii. JENNIFER ANN SMERDON, b. April 10, 1977, Welland, Ontario, Canada.

 

16. LORA FERN5 SMERDON (WILLIAM JOHN4, FEARNLEY EDMUND RICHARD3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born September 18, 1956 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. She married CHARLES JACKSON July 31, 1982 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was born October 18, 1953 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Children of LORA SMERDON and CHARLES JACKSON are:

i. STEPHANIE LORA6 JACKSON, b. March 5, 1984, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

ii. CHRISTOPHER CHARLES WILLIAM JACKSON, b. September 8, 1987, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

 

Generation No. 6

17. DONNA MAY6 BOWEN (JOAN5 SMERDON, FEARNLEY CECIL4, FEARNLEY EDMUND RICHARD3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born July 3, 1960 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She married GARY WILLARD. He was born June 15, 1958 in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.

Children of DONNA BOWEN and GARY WILLARD are:

i. ROBYNE BREANNE7 WILLARD, b. June 19, 1987, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.

ii. BROOK MCKENZIE WILLARD, b. May 10, 1990, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.

 

18. JAMES RICHARD6 SMERDON (LAWRENCE DAVEY5, FEARNLEY CECIL4, FEARNLEY EDMUND RICHARD3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born August 7, 1960 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. He married TRACY LYNN SCHINDEL July 9, 1988 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. She was born April 27, 1965 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

Child of JAMES SMERDON and TRACY SCHINDEL is:

i. ADRIAN JAMES BARRETT7 SMERDON, b. March 28, 1990, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

 

19. SHEILA ANN6 SMERDON (LAWRENCE DAVEY5, FEARNLEY CECIL4, FEARNLEY EDMUND RICHARD3, RICHARD2, RICHARD1) was born September 29, 1965 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. She married MARK MARTEL May 28, 1988 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. He was born June 21, 1963 in Timmins, Ontario, Canada.

Children of SHEILA SMERDON and MARK MARTEL are:

i. MICHAEL ALAN7 MARTEL, b. January 4, 1992, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

ii. KEVIN THOMAS MARTEL, b. May 25, 1994, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

 

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