Smelker,

Name
/Smelker/
Surname
Smelker
Marriage of a siblingHenry SnyderMary SmelkerView this family
1792
Date of entry in original source: June 15, 2010
Shared note: Many Children

Many Children

MarriagePeter WithingtonView this family
before 1800

Date of entry in original source: May 22, 2010
Birth of a sonJohn Wakefield Withington
July 9, 1815
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Text:

"John Wakefield Withington was born in Green Wood Mifflin County State of Pennsylvania the ninth day of July one thousand eight hundred and fifteen"

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Note: Belleville was originally known as Greenwood.

Birth state from son Francis' 1880 Census entry.

Birth of a daughterJulia Withington
May 5, 1818

Date of entry in original source: June 15, 2010
Note: Birthdate is calculated from tombstone information.
Marriage of a childJohn Wakefield WithingtonCynthia Jane HasletView this family
March 3, 1839
Citation details:

Marriage Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Text:

"John W Withington and Cynthia Jane Haslet was married in Mill Hall Clinton County State of Pennsylvania the third day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine"

Birth of a grandsonWilliam W. Withington
December 6, 1839
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"William Withington was born in Mill Hall Clinton County State of Pennsylvania the sixth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine"

Note: Family Bible does not list any middle initial, although his military records and his personal letters do.
Death of a sisterMary Smelker
1839

Marriage of a childCharles BowersoxJulia WithingtonView this family
November 13, 1840
Shared note: 6 Children

6 Children

Birth of a grandsonGeorge Withington
September 23, 1841
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 26, 2010
Text:

"George Withington was born in Mill Hall Clinton County State of Pennsylvania the twenty third day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one"

Shared note: 1 Child

1 Child Unknown wife

Birth of a grandsonGeorge Wakefield Bowersox
October 8, 1841
Birth of a granddaughterMary Catherine Bowersox
September 26, 1843
Date of entry in original source: June 15, 2010
Note: Birthdate is calculated from tombstone information.
Birth of a grandsonFrancis Edward Withington
October 8, 1843
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Text:

"Francis Edward Withington was born in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County State of Pennsylvania the eighth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three"

Birth of a granddaughterSarah Ellen Withington
November 13, 1845
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Sarah Ellen Withington was born in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County State of Pennsylvania the thirteenth day of November one thousand eight hundred forty five"

Birth of a granddaughterCynthia Jane Bowersox
August 20, 1846
Birth of a granddaughterJulia Catherine Withington
July 13, 1847
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Julia Catherine Withington was born in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County State of Pennsylvania the thirteeth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven"

Birth of a grandsonThomas Haslet Withington
September 6, 1849
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Thomas Haslet Withington was born in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County State of Pennsylvania the sixth day of Sept in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine"

Death of a granddaughterJulia Catherine Withington
August 16, 1850
Citation details:

Death Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Julia Catherine Withington departed this life the sixteenth day of August 1850 in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County Pennsylvania 'Early, bright, transient, chaste as morning dew She sparkled, was exhaled, and went to heaven' "

Death of a husbandPeter Withington
after 1850

Birth of a grandsonHenry H. Bowersox
July 4, 1851
Birth of a grandsonAlbert Owen Withington
June 12, 1852
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Text:

"Albert Owen Withington was born in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County State of Pennsylvania the twelfth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two"

Death of a sonJohn Wakefield Withington
December 19, 1853
Citation details:

Huntingdon County, Reel 670, Image 34 of 35. John W. Withington, white male, aged 38 years, died in December 1853 of Typhoid Fever in Shirleysburg Borough. Buried in Shirleysburg Burial Ground. Son of Peter and Mary Withington. Occupation: Tailor.

Date of entry in original source: March 9, 2019
Citation details:

Death Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Text:

"John W Withington departed this life in Shirleysburg Pennsylvania the nineteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three"

Birth of a grandsonWilliam Harrison Bowersox
August 23, 1854
Death of a grandsonAlbert Owen Withington
January 27, 1855
Citation details:

Death Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Text:

"Albert Owen Withington departed this life the twenty seventh day of January in Shirleysburg Pennsylvania in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty five He rests far from a world of grief and sin with god eternaly shut in"

Note: Quote is from a Methodist hymn (one of eleven that appeared in «i»Hymns for the Watch-night) «/i»which first appeared in 1749.
Birth of a grandsonCharles Withington Bowersox
June 19, 1858
Marriage of a grandsonGeorge WithingtonCaroline B. HooverView this family
February 5, 1862
Citation details:

Marriage Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 26, 2010
Text:

George Withington and Caroline Hoover was married near Shirleysburg on the ______ day of ______ in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty ____

Date of entry in original source: April 26, 2010
Text:

Name: Hoover, Caroline; Date: 2/5/1862; Spouse: Withington, George; Official: Rev. J. M. Clarke; Source: Huntingdon Globe 5/27/1886

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p. 44

Date of entry in original source: April 26, 2010
Text:

Withington, George--Married on February 6th to Carolyn Hoover. (2-13-62)

Marriage of a granddaughterD. Porter HawkerCynthia Jane BowersoxView this family
December 14, 1865

Marriage of a grandsonWilliam W. WithingtonLouisa A. JohnstonView this family
December 11, 1866
Citation details:

Film Number: M233 roll 28

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"William Withington and Louisa A Johnston was married in Mooresville Pennsylvania the eleventh day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six"

Marriage of a grandsonThomas Wesley MontgomerySarah Ellen WithingtonView this family
December 20, 1866
Citation details:

Marriage Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Sarah Ellen Withington and Thomas W. Montgomery was married in Huntingdon Pennsylvania the twentieth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six"

Shared note: 2 Children

2 Children

Marriage of a granddaughterGeorge Wakefield BowersoxMary Rebecca SunderlandView this family
September 16, 1869

Marriage of a grandsonFrancis Edward WithingtonMary Rebecca RorerView this family
about 1873

Citation details:

Year: 1900; Census Place: Petersburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll T623_1414; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 97; Dwelling: 48; Family: 51.

Text:

Married 27 years

Note: Marriage date calculated to be 1873.
Death of a grandsonWilliam Harrison Bowersox
April 11, 1875

Death of a daughterJulia Withington
August 16, 1875
Death of a granddaughterMary Catherine Bowersox
March 26, 1879

Death of a granddaughterCynthia Jane Bowersox
July 6, 1879

Death of a grandsonHenry H. Bowersox
September 3, 1882

Death of a grandsonThomas Haslet Withington
December 1886
Citation details:

Death Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Thos. Haslet Withington departed this life the latter part of Dec. 1886 in Santa Barbara, Cal."

Death of a grandsonCharles Withington Bowersox
February 29, 1896

Death
Yes

Family with parents
father
Marriage
Marriage:
sister
herself
sister
brother
brother
Family with Peter Withington
husband
17801850
Birth: February 11, 1780 21 22
Death: after 1850
herself
Marriage
Marriage: before 1800
16 years
son
Nace/John Withington Shirleysburg Home.JPG
18151853
Birth: July 9, 1815 35Greenwood, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: December 19, 1853Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
3 years
daughter
Nace/Julia Withington Bowersox Tombstone 1.JPG
18181875
Birth: May 5, 1818 38
Death: August 16, 1875Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
MarriageA History of the Smelker Family
Date of entry in original source: May 22, 2010
SourceCharts prepared by Cynthia Withington Nace Barnes in late 1960's.