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William Verner Smithwick

Male 1903 - 1960  (56 years)


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  • Name William Verner Smithwick 
    Nickname Vern 
    Born 28 Nov 1903 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 May 1960  Footscray, Melbourne, VIC, AU Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I985  Smithwick Family Tree | Smithwicks in Australia
    Last Modified 28 May 2016 

    Father William Gerard Smithwick,   b. 13 Aug 1880,   d. 3 Jun 1957  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Russell Mason,   b. 1880,   d. 1919  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 28 Jan 1903 
    Family ID F354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Edith Alison Palmer,   b. 6 May 1906,   d. 31 Mar 1950  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1934 
    Children 
    +1. Alan Russell Smithwick,   b. 20 Dec 1935,   d. 26 Mar 2016, Melton South, VIC, AU Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +2. J.A. Smithwick
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 19:00:16 
    Family ID F345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Vera May Jenkins,   b. 1901,   d. 15 Jun 1954  (Age 53 years) 
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 19:28:22 
    Family ID F351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Jessie Watson Gibb,   b. 1908,   d. 13 Aug 1961  (Age 53 years) 
    Last Modified 22 May 2016 19:28:24 
    Family ID F352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From Alan Smithwick:

      William Verner Smithwick began his apprenticeship at the Federal Cask Company in 1919 and worked there for 33 years until it closed down. The Federal Cask Company supplied barrels to the Maize Products Company for storing and the carrying of glucose, which is used in the confectionery industry.

      William Verner Smithwick died of a heart attack on the job 25 5 1960.

  • Sources 
    1. [S111] Australia, Victoria, Index to Probate Registers, 1841-1989, (Family History Library), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JV8Z-FWB.