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Smelser/Smeltzer in the Washington Census and Tax Lists
 

1880 Washington Territory Census

Columbia County, District 1, ED, 51, Sheet 27, line 3
NAME SEX AGE RELATION OCCUPATION PLACE OF BIRTH FATHER PLACE OF BIRTH MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
Jane H. Smeltzer F 30 Widow Farmer IL    
Charles C. Smeltzer M 11 son   IL IA IL
Hattie D. Smeltzer F 9 dau   WA Ter. IA IL
Zena N. Smeltzer M 6 son   WA Ter. IA IL
Nelly N. Smeltzer F 2 dau   WA Ter. IA IL
Benjamin Smeltzer M 5 mo son (born Jan) WA Ter. IA IL.
John KILLIAN M 45 brother Farmer TN    

Whitman County, City of Colfax, ED 55, sheet 9, line 7  enumerated 4 June 1850  

NAME SEX AGE RELATION OCCUPATION PLACE OF BIRTH FATHER PLACE OF BIRTH MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
Philip WILLMAN M 41   Works? Can/E Can/E Can/E
Electra F 31 wife keeps house IL OH OH
Minnie SMELSER F 16 step-dau school OR Can/E. *** IL

***Minnie's real father is not born Canada/English speaking.  Philip is her step father***


1885 Washington Census

 

Names of persons residing in Washington Territory on the first Monday in April 1885.

NAME AGE SEX Occ. PLACE OF BIRTH

Smelcer, G

50 M Farmer Ind.
L 41 F   Ind.
Wm 22 M   Iowa
B 16 F   Mo
G 13 M   Mo
A 11 M   Mo
S 11 M   Mo
C 1 M   WS

NOTE: WS must stand for Washington State


1889 Washington Census

 

Names of persons residing in Washington Territory on the first Monday in April 1889.
NAME AGE SEX Occ. PLACE OF BIRTH

Smelcer, Geo.

54 M Farmer Ind.
Lucinda 44 F   Ind.
Albert 15 M   Mo
Lester 8 M   Mo
Arthur 5 M   WS

NOTE: WS must stand for Washington State


1900 Washington Census

Lincoln Co (Township 26, Rearden Precinct) E.D. 39, Sheet 11, Line 23  (enumerated 25 June)
NAME REL SEX BIRTH DATE AGE PLACE OF BIRTH MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH FATHER PLACE OF BIRTH  Occ. OWN OR RENT

George Smelser

head M Jan 1835 65 IN VA VA    
Lucinda Smelser wife F May 1844 56 IN KY VA    
Nester Smelser son M Jan 1881 19 MO IN IN    
Arthur Smelser son M Jun 1884 15 WA IN IN    
NOTE:  George and Lucinda married 41 yrs.  Lucinda is mother of 8 children and
8 were living at the time of this census.
E.D. 39, Sheet 14, Line 13 (Rearden Precinct) (enumerated 26 Jun)
NAME REL SEX BIRTH DATE AGE PLACE OF BIRTH MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH FATHER PLACE OF BIRTH  OCCUPATION OWN OR RENT
Sanford A. Smelser head M Mar 1874 26 MO IN IN    
Metta J.   Snelser wife F Apr 1875 25 KS UNK UNK    
Myrtle J. Smelser dau F Jun 1896 3 WA KS MO    
Ollie C. Smelser dau F Jun 1898 1 WA KS MO    

NOTE:  Sanford and Metta married 6 years.  Metta is mother of 2 children, both living.

**Many thanks to Kathleen Minion who provided this census information**

 


1920 Washington Census

 

Douglas County, Mold Pct., ED 306, Sheet 2B, Enumerated 2 Feb 1920, Family #48

NAME

AGE REL OCC
PLACE
OF
BIRTH
FATHER PLACE OF
BIRTH
MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
SMELTZER, Clarence D. 26 Head Farm Labor - Home farm IN IN IN
Lila M. 20 Wife   WA IL IL
Clara M. 2 5/12 Dau   WA IN WA
Edward M. 6/12 Dau   WA IN WA

NOTES:  Rents home.

 

Douglas County, St. Andrews Twp., ED 36, Sheet 2B, Enumerated 6 Jan 1920, Family #23

NAME

AGE REL OCC
PLACE
OF
BIRTH
FATHER PLACE OF
BIRTH
MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
SMELTZER, Mose 51 Head Farmer - General farm IN IN IN
Cordella 55 Wife   IN IN IN
Alvey C. 27 Son   IN IN IN
William C. 22 Son   IN IN IN
Harvey H. 18 Son   IN IN IN
Porter M. 16 Son   IN IN IN
Lucy R. 14 Dau   WA IN IN

NOTES:  Owns home.

 

Douglas County, St. Andrews Twp., ED 36, Sheet 2B, Enumerated 6 Jan 1920, Family #25

NAME

AGE REL OCC
PLACE
OF
BIRTH
FATHER PLACE OF
BIRTH
MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
SMELTZER, Charly 48 Head Farmer - General farm IN IN IN
Alice 48 Wife   IN IN IN
Harry F. 23 Son Laborer - Farmer IN IN IN
Joe G. 19 Son   IN IN IN
Clyde 16 Son   IN IN IN
Arnold 14 Son   IN IN IN
Oney 11 Son   WA IN IN
Arthur 8 Son   WA IN IN
Robert 5 Son   WA IN IN
DOLLENS, Jacob M. 40 Bro-in-law Laborer - Farmer IN IN IN

NOTES:  Owns home.

 

Garfield County, Mayview Pct., ED 49, Sheet 6A, Enumerated 22 Jan 1920.

NAME

AGE REL OCC
PLACE
OF
BIRTH
FATHER PLACE OF
BIRTH
MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
BLACKLY, Sealy 60 Head Farmer - General Farm IN OH PA
Nellie J. 47 Wife   WA MO IL
SMELSER, Grace H. 14 Step Dau   OR IL WA

NOTES:  Owns home.

 

King County, Endolyne Twp., ED 33, Sheet 30B, Enumerated 2 Feb 1920, Rasmussen Place, Family #178

NAME

AGE REL OCC
PLACE
OF
BIRTH
FATHER PLACE OF
BIRTH
MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
SMELTZER, Garnet P. 35 Head Confectioner - Factory Canada Canada Canada
Gladys 31 Wife   WA Scotland VT
Robert 10 Son   WA Canada WA
Grace 6 Dau   WA Canada WA
Gail 5 ? 1 ? Son   WA Canada WA

NOTES:  Owns home.

 

King County, Seattle, Pct. 67, ED 132, Sheet 9A, Enumerated 12 Jan 1920.

NAME

AGE REL OCC
PLACE
OF
BIRTH
FATHER PLACE OF
BIRTH
MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
SMELTZER, Dora 54 Head   OH OH OH
Dadid J. 21 Son Driving ??? - North Western WI PA OH

NOTES: Should Dadid be David?  Owns home.  Dora is a widow.

 

King County, Seattle, Pct. 70, ED 70, Sheet 8B, Enumerated 7 Jan 1920. 3211 15 Avenue

NAME

AGE REL OCC
PLACE
OF
BIRTH
FATHER PLACE OF
BIRTH
MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
COOTSING ??, Lucy 72 Head   NH NH NH
SMELTZER, Ellsworth 41 Roomer Moulder - Foundry Canada Nova Scotia Nova Scotia
SMELTZER, Margaret E. 30 Roomer   Canada Canada Canada
SMELTZER, Anna 13 Roomer   WA Canada Canada
SMELTZER, Gladys 12 Roomer   WA Canada Canada

NOTES: Lucy is a widow and owns home.

King County, Seattle, ED 124, Sheet 8A, Enumerated 8 Jan 1920.

NAME

AGE REL OCC
PLACE
OF
BIRTH
FATHER PLACE OF
BIRTH
MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
SMELSER, Tobias C. 75 Head Hayfield Overseer - City PA PA PA
Hildah C. 67 Wife   IA NC NC

NOTES:  Rents home.

 

King County, Seattle, 21st Pct., ED 85, Sheet 4A, Enumerated 6 & 7 Jan 1920, 5833 Woodlawn Ave.

NAME

AGE REL OCC
PLACE
OF
BIRTH
FATHER PLACE OF
BIRTH
MOTHER PLACE OF BIRTH
METZNER, Frank 46 Head Manager - Grain Company Germany Germany Germany
Elva 46 Wife Practitioner - Christian Sc. IN OH IN
SMELSER, Edith 19 Dau   IN Germany IN
Fred 28 Son-in-law Clerk - Telephone Co. IA PA US
WOLFF, Kezia 79 Mother-in-law   IN OH IN
COGERHALL, Gertrude 50 None Housekeeper IL NY OH

NOTES: Rents home, Year of immigration for Frank is 1881.