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William H. SMITH
Frances F. COLLYER
Edith Eva RASEY
Husband:  William H. SMITH not to be confused with William Herbert SMITH
Birth:  Oct 1852, MI
Death apparently:  1920-30, Burlington Twp., Calhoun Co., MI
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  William SMITH (b. 1828/9, England)
Mother:  Caroline FRENCH (b. 1831/2, NY)
Marriage-1:  1875/6
Wife:  Frances F. COLLYER
Birth:  Aug 1857, MI
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Mr. COLLYER
Mother:  Elizabeth Ann __?__
Marriage-2:  9 Jul 1904, Potterville, Eaton Co., MI
Wife-2:  Edith Eva RASEY
Birth:  Nov 1869, Benton Twp., Eaton Co., MI 
Death:  aft. 1930 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Partner:  1901, Daniel POWELL
Other Spouses:  m1. 24 Mar 1891, Ionia Co., MI, Edgar Edward NEEDHAM; m3. 1920-30, Mr. GOODMAN 
Father:  Bethuel RACY / RACEY / RASEY
Mother:  Esther A. MOODY
Children with Frances F. COLLYER born in Calhoun Co., MI:
  1.  Andrew Z. SMITH, b. 1877/8; died young?
  2.  Justin C. SMITH, b. Sep 1879
  3.  Andrew W. SMITH, b. Jun 1882; died young?
  4.  Edmond S. SMITH, b. Mar 1886
  5.  William W. SMITH, b. Sep 1887
  6.  Thomas T. SMITH, b. Apr 1889
  7.  Paul C. SMITH, b. May 1892
Adopted Daughter born in MI:
  8.  Anna BENNETT, b. Apr 1887
Children with Edith Eva RASEY born in Burlington Twp., Calhoun Co., MI:
  9.  Irma / Erma M. SMITH, b. 15 Oct 1905
10.  Andrew R. SMITH, b. 4 Aug 1908; d. 5 May 1989, Union City, Branch Co., MI
11.  Effie SMITH, b. 21 May 1910; d. 5 Sep 2000, Bronson, Banch Co., MI
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Michigan, New York

Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
William H. SMITH
Birth: Michigan
Father: Wm. SMITH; Mother: Caroline FRENCH
Marriage: 09 Jul 1904, Potterville, Eaton, Michigan
Spouse: Edith RASEY NEEDHAM
Source: "Extracted marriage record for locality listed in the record."

2.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  William SMITH (8, MI) is living in Burlington, Calhoun Co., MI (p. 737), with his parents, William SMITH (31, England) & Caroline (28, NY), plus siblings. 

3.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  William SMITH (17, MI) is living in Burlington, Calhoun Co., MI (p. 504A), with his parents, William SMITH (45, England) & Caroline (40, NY), plus siblings. 

4.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #26 of 34):  Washington Twp., Calhoun Co., MI, Roll T9_574, p. 160C, PN 26, SD 1, ED 46, enumerated 16/17 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13 24 25 26
282 282 Smith William H W M 26       / Farmer MI Eng Eng
    _____ Fanny F W F 22   Wife   / Keeping House MI Eng Eng
    _____ Andrew Z W M  2   Son /     MI MI MI
    _____ Justin Z W M 5/12 Sep Son /     MI MI MI
William's mother was born in NY. 

5.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

6.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #16-17 of 29):  Burlington Twp., Calhoun Co., MI, Roll T623_705, pp. 76A-76B, SN 9, SD 3, ED 41, enumerated 13 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
217 222 Smith William H Head W M Oct 1852 47 M 24     MI Eng MI Farmer 0   Y Y Y O M F 109
    _____ Fanmie F Wife W F Aug 1857 42 M 24 7 6 MI Eng Eng       Y Y Y        
    _____ Justin C Son W M Sep 1879 20 S       MI MI MI Farm Laborer 0   Y Y Y        
    _____ Andrew W Son W M Jun 1882 17 S       MI MI MI At School   4 Y Y Y        
    _____ Edmond S Son W M Mar 1886 14 S       MI MI MI At School   5 Y Y Y        
    _____ William W Son W M Sep 1887 12 S       MI MI MI At School   5 Y Y Y        
    _____ Thomas T Son W M Apr 1889 11 S       MI MI MI At School   9 Y Y Y        
    _____ Paul C Son W M May 1892  7 S       MI MI MI At School   9 Y Y Y        
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    Bennett Anna Adop Dau W F Apr 1887 13 S       MI MI MI At School   9 Y Y Y        
    Rasey Edd E B-in-Law W M Dec 1874 25 M  2     MI MD MI Day Laborer 0   Y Y Y        
    _____ Nellie E S-in-Law W F Jan 1880 20 M  2 1 1 MI MD Eng       Y Y Y        
    _____ Leo A B-in-Law W M Jun 1899 8/12 S       MI MI MI       Y Y Y        
William's mother was born in NY, and Edd's father was born in NY. Nellie (REED) RASEY is actually Fannie (COLLYER) SMITH's half sister (i.e., they had the same mother, but different fathers).

7.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #19 of 25):  Burlington Twp., Calhoun Co., MI, Roll T624_639 [Book 2], p. 100A, SN 11A, SD 3, ED 55, enumerated 5/6 May 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
191 191 Smith William H Head M W 37 M2 6     MI Eng Eng NY Eng Operator Farm Ep?     Y Y   O M F 195
    _____ Edith Wife F W 39 M2 6 5 5 MI New York MI Eng None         Y Y          
    _____ Thomas T Son M W 21 S       MI Michigan MI Eng Laborer Farm W N 0 Y Y          
    _____ Paul C Son M W 17 S       MI Michigan MI Eng Laborer Farm W N 0 Y Y          
    _____ Irma Dau F W  4 S       MI Michigan MI E None                      
    _____ Andrew R Son M W  1 S       MI Michigan MI   None                      
    Needham Sidney Stepson M W 17 S       MI Nebraska MI Eng Laborer Farm W N 0 Y Y          
    _______ Audrey Stepdau F W  8 S       MI Nebraska MI E None         Y Y Y        
Where is Freal NEEDHAM?  Audrey is Edith's child with Daniel POWELL.

8.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #12 of 21):  Burlington Twp., Calhoun Co., MI, Roll T625_760 (Book 1), p. 54A, SN 7A, SD 3, ED 65, enumerated 12 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 21 22 23 25 26 27 28 29
Fm 93 94 Smith Wm H Head O M M W 67 M   Y Y MI Eng Eng MI Y Farmer General farm Em 86
      _____ Edith Wife     F W 50 M   Y Y MI NY   MI Y None      
      _____ Erma Dau     F W 14 S Y Y Y MI MI   MI Y None      
      _____ Andrew R Son     M W 11 S Y Y Y MI MI   MI Y None      
      _____ F - E Dau     F W 9 8/12 S Y     MI MI   MI Y        
      Needham Freal G Stepson     M W 24 S   Y Y MI NE   MI Y None      
"eff" - "ee" is apparently this enumerator's phonetic rendition of "Effie."  Listed next to married son, Thomas SMITH (æ 29, b. MI).

9.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4 of 4):  210 Marshall Street, Burlington Village, Burlington Twp., Calhoun Co., MI, Roll 979 (Book 1), p. 97B, SN 2B, ED 13-38, SD 16, enumerated 7-8 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28
* 210 77 78 Smith Andrew Head R 4 Y N M W 21 M 21 N Y MI MI MI Y General Labor Odd jobs W Y
      _____ Willsene? Wife         F W 17 M 17 N Y MI US IN Y None      
      Goodman Edith Mother         F W 60 Wd 28 N Y MI MI MI Y None      
*Marshall Street

10.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

11.  Email from Nancy McKinley.

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