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Richard Henry Smithwick[1, 2, 3]

Male 1858 - 1934  (75 years)


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  • Name Richard Henry Smithwick 
    Nickname Dick 
    Born 26 Jul 1858  Cottage, Ballynilard, Co. Tipperary, IE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jul 1934  Hillyard, Spokane, WA, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, WA, US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1333  Smithwick Family Tree | Smithwicks in Ireland
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2016 

    Father Robert Henry Smithwick,   b. 14 Dec 1808, Lacken, Rathlynin, Co. Tipperary, IE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1887, Cottage, Ballynilard, Co. Tipperary, IE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Maria Fennessy,   b. Abt 1829, Tralee, Co. Kerry, IE Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1909, Cottage, Ballynilard, Co. Tipperary, IE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1854  St. Peter's Church, Dublin, IE Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F460  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary W. Fairchild,   b. Feb 1868, IL, US Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1944, Spokane, WA, US Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Robert Fairchild Smithwick,   b. 30 Sep 1888, NE, US Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1913, Portoe, Lane, OR, US Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     2. Anna Olive Smithwick,   b. Jul 1891, NE, US Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Samuel Carleton Smithwick,   b. 6 Feb 1893, Guthrie, OK, US Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1974, Multnomah, OR, US Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +4. Richard Allen Smithwick,   b. 17 Feb 1895, OR, US Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1982, Sun City, Maricopa, AZ, US Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +5. Jennie Marie Smithwick,   b. 6 Jul 1900, Walla Walla, WA, US Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1947  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2016 19:24:04 
    Family ID F461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Richard Henry Smithwick - gravestone
    Richard Henry Smithwick - gravestone
    Richard Henry Smithwick
    Born July 26, 1858
    Died July 5, 1934

  • Notes 
    • Per Donald De Witt: Richard was responsible for naming the town (started as a railroad siding) of Smithwick, South Dakota.

  • Sources 
    1. [S117] Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N35K-WBQ.

    2. [S134] Fennessy Pedigree, (LibraryIreland.com), http://www.libraryireland.com/Pedigrees1/FennessyHeber.php.

    3. [S145] The Life of Henry Arthur Dewitt Sr. and Annie L. Smithwick DeWitt, Donald Robert Smithwick DeWitt, (Fullerton, CA, 1977.), p.185.