Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
Sullivan-Rutland Genealogy Project
Bradford County PA
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Tioga County PA
Families of Sullivan Township, Tioga County PA
Bessie, Nellie, & Lillian Smith of Sullivan
From Joyce M. Tice's Sullivan-Rutland Genealogy Project
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Bessie Alice Smith 1886-1984
Married Henry T. Chamberlain
Buried Glenwood Cemetery, Troy PA
Nellie Rosina Smith 1891-1977
Married Howard E. Dorsett
Buried Glenwood Cemetery, Troy PA
Lillian Maud Smith 1894-1972
Married Theodore Roosevelt Bigelow
Parents: Alice Barney & Orrin W. Smith of Sullivan Township 
Photo from the Clifford Palmer Collection 
submitted by Marjorie JORALEMON Oldroyd & Al Oldroyd
Photo by Lee of Troy
Smith-Barney Descendants

First Generation

1. Orrin W.1 Smith, son of William Smith and Rosanna Mae Smith, (#2848) was born in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 13 SEP 1865. Orrin died 7 JAN 1955 in Mansfield, Richmond Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 89. Orrin died at the home of Nellie Smith (Dorsett) on Clinton Street in Mansfield. His body was interred JAN 1955 in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

He married Alice L. Barney 1 DEC 1885 in Jackson, Jackson County, Minnesota. Orrin had apparently gone to Jackson, Minnesota to live or to visit relatives who had already moved there, and while there met Miss Barney and married her. Mansfield Advertiser 23 Dec 1885: Orrin W. Smith and Alice L. Barney, both of Jackson Married at her father's (M.S. Barney), Jackson, Minn Dec. 1st by Rev. W. Teal. (Alice L. Barney is #19111.)

Alice was born 31 Aug 1866 in Wisconsin. Alice was the daughter of Mitchell S. Barney* and Elizabeth Unknown (Barney). Alice died 05 Dec 1947 in Mansfield, Richmond Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 81. Alice died at the home of her daughter, Bessie, on South Main Street in Mansfield.

Her body was interred Dec 1947 in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Alice, as Orrin W. Smith's wife, resided with him in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1908. Farmer, Mansfield PO Alice taught school in Minnesota.

He resided in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1908. Farmer, Mansfield PO Picture in Erma's scrapbook. I am guessing that this is same Orrin born to William and Rosanna in 1866. Orrin and Alice lived on Gray Valley Road out of Elk Run near the Mudge farm. The younger children are mentioned as attendees in Mildred Mudge's minutes of the Wild Flower Society. The farm had previously belonged to Orrin's parents.

Orrin W. Smith and Alice L. Barney had the following children:

2 i. Bessie Alice2 Smith (#2846) was born in Elk Run, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 27 OCT 1886. Individual flags: Soc.Sec.. Bessie died 25 AUG 1984 in Troy, Troy Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, at age 97. Her body was interred AUG 1984 in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. She married Henry T. Chamberlain 21 SEP 1904 in Lindley, Steuben County, New York. (Henry T. Chamberlain is #8356.) Henry was born 23 SEP 1881 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Henry was the son of Thomas Henry Chamberlain and Susan V. Smith. Henry died 13 Jan 1949 in Troy, Troy Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, at age 67. His body was interred Jan 1949 in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. He resided in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1908. Henry and Harry had a general merchandise store in Mainesburg - Chamberlain Bros.

Bessie was listed on the Elk Run School, Dist. No. 12 roll as a student in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1902/1903.

3 ii. Nellie Rosina Smith (#14798) was born in Elk Run, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 20 SEP 1891. Individual flags: Soc.Sec.. Nellie died 30 AUG 1977 in Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, at age 85. Her body was interred SEP 1977 in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. She married Howard E. Dorsett 10 JUN 1920. (Howard E. Dorsett is #14799.) Howard was born 1 JAN 1891. Howard was the son of Mr. ? Dorsett. Howard died 16 AUG 1969 in Mansfield, Richmond Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 78. Howard was a school principal.

Nellie was listed on the Elk Run School, Dist. No. 12 roll as a student in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 23 MAR 1900. Nellie was listed on the Elk Run School, Dist. No. 12 roll as a student in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1902/1903. Nellie was listed on the Elk Run School, District No. 12 roll as a student in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 31 MAR 1905. Nellie was listed on the Elk Run School, District No. 12 roll as a student in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1905/1906. She resided in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1908. Student, dau. O.W. Nellie taught school at Elk Run. She taught a total of thirty years in her teaching career.

4 iii. Lillian Maud Smith (#11391) was born in Elk Run, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 19 JUL 1894. Lillian died 10 APR 1972 at age 77. She married Theodore Roosevelt Bigelow* 12 OCT 1926. (Theodore Roosevelt Bigelow* is #14801.) Theodore was born 29 Aug 1898. Theodore died Feb 1982 in Westport, Essex County, New York, at age 83. Theodore worked on the railroad.

Lillian was listed on the Elk Run School, Dist. No. 12 roll as a student in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1902/1903. Lillian was listed on the Elk Run School, District No. 12 roll as a student in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 31 MAR 1905. Lillian was listed on the Elk Run School, District No. 12 roll as a student in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1905/1906.

5 iv. Irene Florence Smith (#11392) was born in Elk Run, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 12 APR 1898. Individual flags: Soc.Sec.. Irene died MAR 1980 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, at age 81. She married Eugene English* 24 AUG 1921. (Eugene English* is #14802.) Eugene was born 17 Apr 1899. Eugene died Jan 1979 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, at age 79. Eugene was a mechanic. A note in June Mickley's work indicates that as of July 7, 1975, Eugene had had a heart attack 2 or 3 weeks ago.

Irene was listed on the Elk Run School, District No. 12 roll as a student in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1905/1906. Irene was listed on the Elk Run School, District No. 12 roll as a student in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1912/1913.

6 v. William Leslie Smith (#11393) was born in Elk Run, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 3 APR 1901. Individual flags: Obituary. William died 10 JAN 1996 in Troy, Troy Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, at age 94. His body was interred JAN 1996 in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. He married Belle Quackenbush* AUG 1920. (Belle Quackenbush* is #27410.) Belle was born 21 Jan 1901 in Montour Falls, Schuyler County, New York. Belle died 21 Jun 1965 at age 64.

William was listed on the Elk Run School, District No. 12 roll as a student in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1912/1913. William was living at Riverside Apartment , Troy? in 1977. He died at Bradford County Manor.

7 vi. Mitchell Lawrence Smith (#11394) was born in Elk Run, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 16 Jul 1905. He married Myrtle Durfee 27 DEC 1926. (Myrtle Durfee reference LR 569) (Myrtle Durfee is #12828.) Myrtle was born 13 MAR 1910 in Roseville, Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Myrtle was the daughter of L. G. Durfee and Anna Presler *. Myrtle died 28 Jan 1989 in Sylvania, Columbia Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, at age 78. Myrtle lived at Sylvania, Pennsylvania.


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