Albert (Smith) Smit, geb. te Rijssen 19 feb 1864, ovl. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH, US 20 sep 1923, Cause of Death: Cancer of esophagus - sick for 10 months.
Church Affiliation: Dutch Reformed
Death Age - Obit: 1923, 59 years, 7 months, begr. te Knollwood Cem. Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co. OH 22 sep 1923, zoon van Jannes (Jan/John) Smit en Egber(t)dina van de Brugge
Emigrated: September 1881, From Netherlands to Cleveland, OH.
Naturalization: 1 May 1911, Applied Sept 1886, Granted 16 October 1886 Cuyahoga Probate Court28
Occupation: Molder in Iron Works
Gehuwd te OH 28 okt 1886, @N1173@ met:
Elisabeth (Bertha) Smits, geb. te Almelo, NL 2 dec 1867, ovl. te in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co. OH 9 apr 1955, begr. te Knollwood Cem. Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co. OH 14 apr 1955 1e huwelijk 2e huwelijk 3e huwelijk, dochter van Hendrik Jacobus Wilhelmus (Henry) Smits en Elizabeth Hergemöller (Hergemueller)
On Marriage certificate of her parents in the Netherlands, it is noted that a pre-nuptial child born to this couple was legalized through this marriage. This was Elizabeth (Bertha) born 2 December 1868.
Elizabeth lived at the following addresses according to the Cleveland city directories:
1891 - 11 Foljambe
1896 - 126 Beecher St.
1910 - 7210 Linwood Ave.
1933 - 2139 West 59 St (married to Barge)
1937 - 2155 W. 58 St. Cleveland - (married to Vander Ploeg)
1940 - 5158 W. 58 St. Cleveland, OH - widow of John Vander Ploeg
1948 - 1954 3198 W. 162 st. Cleveland, OH (with son William and wife Elizabeth.)
1954 - Cleveland State Hospital - Dementia
The Cleveland State Hospital is no longer there, but when it was, it was near the intersections of Warner Rd., Turney Rd., Broadway Ave. and Miles Ave. All four of these streets come together as they run diagonally. It was actually in the city ofCleveland, but very close to the border of Garfield Hts. If you can see Calvary Cemetery on a map, it is right to the west of it. After son, William's death on July 29, 1954, she was in Cleveland State Hospital. She had dementia and her daughter-in-law could not medically take care of her.
Ohio Death Certificate # 22808 -
Cause of death Intertrochanteric fracture of left femur. - Due to thrombosis of right lateral dural sinus and cerebral thrombosis. Accidental Fall
Knollwood Cemetary #14481 Buried April 14, 1955 Section 21, Lot 468 N/2 and S/W corner
The cemetary deed issued August 10, 1915 was transferred from Albert Smith to Wm. J. Barge (2139 W. 59 St., on January 25, 1929
Also in this plot, are her friends from Holland the Kuipers, and a Lila E. Bayus who lived at 15304 Braemer Rd., in the West Park area of Cleveland, OH Don't know the relationship or why Lila Bayus is buried in this plot.
Cause of Death: Fall while suffering from dementia
Church Affiliation: Dutch Reformed.
Death Infor.Name: Elizabeth Van Oeveren Smith
Emigrated: 1882, From Almelo, Netherlands
Naturalization: 1 May 1911, Naturalized via Husband, Albert
Other Marriages: William J. Barge and John Vander Ploeg
1) John (Jack / James) Smith, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co. OH 23 sep 1887, ovl. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co. OH 12 jun 1937
Gehuwd te Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co. OH 13 nov 1909 met:
Eva May Sayle, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co. OH ± 1890, dochter van David Sayle en Jessie Bowhay
2) William Henry Smith, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 28 aug 1892, ovl. te Fairview Park Hospital, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 29 jul 1954, Date: Jul 29 1954
Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #157.
Notes: Smith, William H., beloved husband of Elizabeth N., father of Arleen Gibbs, and the late Lieut, Roy W. Smith, son of Elizabeth Vander Ploeg, grandfather of James Gibbs, residence, 3198 W. 162 St. Friends may call at the Daniels Funeral Home, 15800 Detroit Ave., where services will be held Saturday, July 31, at 1:30 p. m., begr. te Knollwood Cem. Mayfield Hgts., Cuyahoga, OH met:
Elizabeth Nellie van Oeveren, geb. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio 8 aug 1896, ovl. te Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co. OH 1 jul 1982, begr. te Buried Knollwood Cem. Mayfield Heights, Cuyahoga, OH, dochter van Abraham van Oeveren en Elizabeth Maria (Libbie) van Dame