- Born: 16 Nov 1859, Councill Hill, Jo Daviess Co., IL, USA 2
- Married: 1 Jul 1885, Jo Daviess Co., IL, USA 1
- Died: 10 Dec 1951, Dubuque, Dubuque Co., IA, USA 2
- Buried: Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Dubuque Co., IA, USA
In 1900, Clara Smith (40) of Illinois (mother of 2 children, both living), and husband William Smith (39) of Iowa, brick mason, were living in Morton, Knox, Nebraska. Present were children (born in NE): Verna (11), Earl (4).
In 1910, Clara Smith (50) of Illinois and husband William H. Smith (49) of Iowa, foreman in a .... door factory, were living in Dubuque Ward 2, Dubuque, Iowa. Present were children (born in Nebraska): Verna H. (21), Earl C. (14).
"Mrs. Clara Smith, 92, widow of W. H. Smith, died at 4 a.m. Monday at Mercy hospital. She had been ill for one week.
Friends may call after noon Tuesday at the Egelhof funeral home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the funeral home. The Rev. G. Dempster Yinger, of St. Luke's Methodist church, will officiate. Burial will be in Linwood cemetery.
She was born on Nov. 16, 1859, at Council Hills Station near Galena, Ill., a daughter of the late Jacob and Jane Davis. She came to Dubuque 50 years ago and lived at 767 Roberts street until she moved to the Bethany home six years ago. She was a member of St. Luke's Methodist church.
Surviving are a son, Earl C. Smith, of Chippewa Falls, Wis.; a daughter, Mrs. R. C. (Verna) McKinney, of Cleghorn, la.; a brother, Jacob Davis, of Custer, S. D., a niece, Miss Lucille Smith, of Dubuque; and two grandchildren and one great grandchild.
She was preceded by her husband in 1937." 2
Clara married William Henry SMITH on 1 Jul 1885 in Jo Daviess Co., IL, USA 1. (William Henry SMITH was born in Jun 1860 in Iowa, USA 3, died on 28 Oct 1937 in Dubuque, Dubuque Co., IA, USA 4 and was buried in Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Dubuque Co., IA, USA 4.)