Lincoln Smith1

#31995, (circa 1865 - before 6 March 1924)
Father*George Washington Smith1 (c 1823 - 1884)
Mother*Catherine Whalen Gillespie1 (c 1826 - c 1897)

Family 1

Marie M Shannon b. 1868

Family 2

Alice M Ridout b. c 1876
Birth*circa 1865He was born circa 1865 at PennsylvaniaG.1 
30 July 1870He appeared on the census of 30 July 1870 in the household of George Washington Smith and Catherine Whalen Gillespie at Bellevue Bor., Allegheny Co., PennsylvaniaG.2 
11 June 1880He appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 in the household of George Washington Smith and Catherine Whalen Gillespie, age 14, b. PA; (neis. Thomas and Ella Bayne.)3 
13 October 1884In George Washington Smith's will dated 13 October 1884, Lincoln Smith was named as an heir, and also naming David Hostetter as his Guardian.4 
Marriage*25 November 1889He married Marie M Shannon on 25 November 1889 at Allegheny Co., PennsylvaniaG.5 
18 May 1895He was named in the will of Catherine Whalen Gillespie on 18 May 1895 at Washington, District of Columbia.6,7 
13 June 1900He appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 in the household of Christian Whelan Smith and Lydia Payne, age 32, b. PA Jun 1867, parents b. PA, capitalist, marr. 12 yrs.8 
Marriage*5 July 1908He married Alice M Ridout on 5 July 1908 at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha Co., South DakotaG.9 
Death*before 6 March 1924He died before 6 March 1924.10 


  1. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Washington (48), b. PA, bitter manufacturer, real estate value $35,000, personal estate $3,000; Catharine (44), b. PA, keeping house.
  3. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Geo. W (57), b. and parents b. PA, bitters manufacturer; Catherine (54), b. and mother b. PA, father b. Ireland, keeping house.
  4. [S1666] Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, index and images, online, Butler Co. Will Book P, pp. 492-494, imgs. 535-536/543. Last will of Geo W Smith, deceased of Allegheny Co. PA, 13 Oct 1884. Names sister Sarah Maria, res. West Vine St., Lancaster PA; wife Catharine; bother Harmany's two children; sister Mary of AZ; daus. Ellen Bayne (Bellevue, Allegheny Co.) and Lucy Hemmick; sons Christian W and A Lincoln, and names Davis Hostetter as Guardian for son A Lincoln.
  5. [S1936] Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1845-1963, online, Allegheny Co. Marriage License Docket vol. 13 seriea A, p. 42, No. 18711, img. 29/560. Lin A Smith, b. Pittsburgh PA 6 Oct 1866, res. Washington DC, capitalist, and Marie M Shannon, b. Allegheny Co. PA 6 Oct 1866, res. Sewickley, Allegheny Co. PA, both not prev. marr., marr. 25 Nov 1889 by Rev. J W O'Connell.
  6. [S2718] Probate Records (District of Columbia), 1801-1930, (publisher) online, Wills, Boxes 0168 Cardella - 0172 Sullivan, Ellen, 1897 > imgs. 969-974. File No. 1897-393, Probate of Katharine W Smith. Last will of Katharine Whelan Smith, Washington DC, 18 May 1895. Names children Lincoln A, Christian W, Lucy Hemmick and Ellen Bayne; sister Ellen Sheaff; granddau. Katherine Hemmick; cousin Rev. Charles McKenna. Names as executors sons Christian W and Lincoln A. Witn. Blanche Darr, Elizabeth A Miles and Virginia Ewing. Filed 6 Oct 1897, proved 23 Oct 1897.
  7. [S2355] The Evening Star, Washington, D.C.
  8. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Christian Whelan (53), b. PA Mar 1847, parents b. PA, wholesale druggist; Lydia Payne (47), b. MA Jun 1852, parents b. MA, no children; marr. 15 yrs.
  9. [S1790] South Dakota Marriages, 1905-2013/17, online, 1905-1912, Index > img. 300/849, No. 12311. Lincoln A Smith, age 42, res. Pittsburgh PA, and Alice M Ridout, age 32, res. Soo [sic] Falls, Minnehaha Co., marr. Soo Falls 5 Jul 1908 by A B Wheelock, Justice.
  10. [S1288] The Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.